Matthews Automation Solutions named as Gartner Hype Cycle vendor

22nd September 2022

Logistics BusinessMatthews Automation Solutions named as Gartner Hype Cycle vendor

Matthews Automation Solutions, a leading provider of innovative material handling systems and software, and proven process optimisation expertise, has been identified as a Sample Vendor in the 2022 Gartner Hype Cycle for Supply Chain Execution Technologies. Matthews Automation Solutions was named in the Warehouse Execution Systems and Warehouse Controls Systems categories.

The Gartner Hype Cycle is a graphic representation of an emerging technology’s maturity lifecycle and potential adoption trajectory. Hype Cycles insights help clients see the evolution of these technologies and evaluate application deployment opportunities beneficial to their business goals.

According to the Gartner Hype Cycle for Supply Chain Execution Technologies, “Warehouse execution systems (WESs) are a hybrid of technology that blends capabilities from traditional warehouse management systems (WMSs) and warehouse controls systems (WCSs). WESs enhance work management in automated warehouses and manage the interplay between automated and manual processes. WESs leverage near-real-time insight into work in the automated warehouse, combined with advanced business logic, to improve the flow, orchestration and prioritisation of work.”

In the Hype Cycle for Supply Chain Execution Technologies, Gartner states: “Supply chain technology leaders, especially in e-Commerce, retail and high-volume direct-to-consumer, are under pressure to drive increased throughput at lower costs per order, which is pushing the need for high-velocity automated fulfilment. WESs are a potential good fit for new automated order-picking strategies, and companies will look to WESs to help support increased volume and velocity.”

“As an established warehouse execution system and warehouse controls system provider for over 25 years, Matthews Automation Solutions specialises in providing Information Anywhere and adaptive intelligence through our dynamic suite of warehouse software products. Our breadth of installations of legacy products including Pyramid Director and Compass CORS spans over 500 sites in multiple continents,“ says Gary Cash, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Matthews Automation Solutions.

“With, NEXUS, our next-generation WES, we expect to continue setting the standard in terms of managing flow, optimizing performance and delivering compatibility with virtually any device by leveraging our web-based platform. According to us, being recognized by Gartner highlights our authority in the supply chain execution technology market.”