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Title: Showing the added value of BPMN in WMS
Authors: Alattar, Saif
Advisors: VANHOOF, Koenraad
Issue Date: 2011
Publisher: UHasselt Diepenbeek
Abstract: My thesis is about using the business process modeling notation tools to evaluate warehouse management processes and compare two types of warehouse management systems which were used in a logistics company in Liege/Belgium. The thesis is basically structured by explaining the business process management and business process modeling theory and elaborating the typical processes used in a warehouse. Then A real life case study is explained in the third chapter about a company that previously used an old fashioned warehouse management system (WMS) and decided to replace it with a new real-time based WMS. The BPMN diagrams were used to model each process of the warehouse before and after the new WMS and finally a gap analysis is conducted to highlight the inefficiencies that were neutralized with the WMS.
Notes: Master of Management-Management Information Systems
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1942/12682
Category: T2
Type: Theses and Dissertations
Appears in Collections: Master theses

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