Magic Quadrant for Transportation Management Systems

Archived Published: 09 March 2017 ID: G00304405


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Securing capacity, driving efficiency and improving customer service are strong motivators for investing in a TMS. The business case is underpinned by an overriding objective to reduce transport costs. Supply chain leaders should use this research to evaluate the TMS marketplace.

Table of Contents

  • Market Definition/Description
    • Market Size and Vendors
    • Gartner's Viewpoint of the TMS Market
      • Supply Chain Execution (SCE) Convergence
      • Global Go-to-Market
      • Deployment Model
      • Transportation Network Complexity
      • Growing Importance of Visibility
      • Increased Role of Analytics and Business Intelligence
      • Small and Midsize Business TMS
      • User Experience
      • Implementation
      • Cost of Ownership
    • Key Criteria for the 2017 TMS Magic Quadrant
  • Magic Quadrant
    • Vendor Strengths and Cautions
      • BluJay Solutions
      • C.H. Robinson (TMC)
      • inet
      • JDA Software
      • Manhattan Associates
      • MercuryGate International
      • Oracle
      • SAP
      • Transplace
    • Vendors Added and Dropped
      • Added
      • Dropped
      • Notable Mentions
  • Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria
  • Evaluation Criteria
    • Ability to Execute
    • Completeness of Vision
    • Quadrant Descriptions
      • Leaders
      • Challengers
      • Visionaries
      • Niche Players
  • Context
  • Market Overview
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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