General TLA Series: What is a WMS? Share Written By Administrator Account Tags General TLA seriesvideoWMSworkflow management system 2016-05-12 by John Stucky WMS stands for Warehouse Management System. This abbreviation is used to describe advanced software solutions to help manage inventory in a warehouse. It is sometimes part of a larger business software solution such as an ERP solution or it can stand alone. Advanced features include things such as directed picks & putaways, cross docking, barcoding and scanning, multiple location management, planning and more. If you would like more information or have any additional questions, drop us a line, and we will help in any way we can. Thanks for watching.