Gartner Research

Market Trends: Transportation Vertical-Specific Software

Published: 13 June 2011

ID: G00213570

Analyst(s): Chad Eschinger , Robert L. Goodwin, Marianne D'Aquila


2011 has brought renewed optimism to the transportation industry. Gartner expects VSS spending growth of 7.5% in 2011. Ramp up product development in this now-fast-moving industry to take advantage of dramatic changes in IT adoption in motor freight and travel.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview

Trends in the Market

  • Airline Trends
  • Railroad Trends
  • Motor Freight Trends
  • Travel Services Trends
  • Transportation and Warehousing Management Trends

Market: The Market for VSS Is Dominated by Motor Freight and Air Transport

Buyers: The Mentality of Transportation IT Investment Has Shifted From Recessionary Cash Conservation and Cost Control to Growth Mode

Regions: Western Markets Continue to Dominate the Transportation VSS Market

Vendors to Watch

  • Sabre Airline Solutions
  • Amadeus IT Holdings
  • Mercator
  • TravelCLICK


  • Transportation Industry Solution Map

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