Warehouse automation is the application of specialized equipment and storage and retrieval systems to perform the tasks previously handled by unskilled and semi-skilled labor. As the term suggests, it is the automation of repetitive processes which previously required labor.

Warehouse management is the process, control, and optimization of warehouse operations from the entry of inventory into a warehouse

Effective warehouse operations management can increase operational efficiency and reduce costs while boosting customer satisfaction. The primary goal of warehouse operations is the efficient utilization of space, labor and equipment while meeting customers' expectations

Entering customer and account data from source documents within time limits. Compiling, verifying accuracy and sorting information to prepare source data for computer entry