Hype Cycle for Transportation, 2012

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Summary

Demand for transportation-focused technologies is strong, with shippers and carriers seeking tools to mitigate the pressures of managing freight, as freight service demand increases, stressing capacity; fuel costs remain volatile; and government mandates force companies to address compliance issues.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • What You Need to Know
    • The Hype Cycle
    • The Priority Matrix
    • On the Rise
      • Ubiquitous Independent Carrier Network
      • Transportation Forecasting
      • Transportation Predictive Analytics and Simulation
      • Sustainability-Sensitive Planning and Optimization
      • Mobile Asset Optimization
    • At the Peak
      • Real-Time (Mobile) Routing
      • Geographic Information Systems for Mapping, Visualization and Analytics
    • Sliding Into the Trough
      • Dock Scheduling
      • TMS Multimodal/International
      • Battery-Powered RFID
      • Mobile (Wireless) Enhanced Supply Chain Management
      • Transportation Mobile Asset Tracking
      • Carrier Scorecarding/Performance Management
      • Carrier Appointment Scheduling
      • RFID for Logistics and Transportation
      • Automated Vehicle Locating
      • Cargo Portals
      • Global Visibility for TMS
      • Carrier-Centric TMS
      • Shipment and Package Tracking
      • Transportation Benchmarking Services
      • Transportation Spend Management
      • 3D Load Design
      • Sourcing Optimization
    • Climbing the Slope
      • Carrier-Centric TMS Suites
      • Foreign/Global Trade Compliance
      • Remote Diagnostics
      • Traffic Data Services
      • Yard Management
      • Software-as-a-Service Supply Chain Execution
      • Electronic Onboard Recorders
      • Workforce Management Systems for Logistics
      • Supply Chain Analytics
      • Multimodal TMS
      • Voice-Directed Picking in Warehouse Management
    • Entering the Plateau
      • Freight-Matching Services/Load Boards
      • Commercial Telematics
      • Multicarrier Parcel Management
      • Navigation Solutions
      • Fleet Routing and Scheduling
    • Appendixes
      • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels
  • Recommended Reading
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