Within the warehouse management system (WMS) market, which is still the main breadwinning offering for most of the SCE vendors, most products are functionally on par with mere nuances in ease of configuration or industry focus to differentiate the winner. ERP vendors have taken advantage of this unfavorable perception for WMS specialists to in the very least shore up their huge install bases, if not compete for some "green field" WMS opportunities.
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intra-market consolidation within the ERP market has been both apparent and logical, the SCE/WMS (warehouse management systems) market remains modestly growing but highly fragmented with fewer pure-play vendors, some of which are still growing organically albeit not at the breakneck pace as a year ago or so, such as HighJump , Manhattan Associates , Provia , RedPrairie , HK Systems , G-Log , MARC Global , Swisslog , Logility , etc. There are several reasons why SCE/WMS vendor consolidation has not