Gartner Research

Hype Cycle for Supply Chain Execution, 2013

Published: 31 July 2013

ID: G00252207

Analyst(s): C. Klappich


Supply chain and IT leaders can transform logistics by building business processes that span traditional application domains using this Hype Cycle to understand the maturity and viability of various supply chain execution technologies.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
    • Changes to the 2013 Supply Chain Execution Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off The Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • Ubiquitous Independent Logistics Grid
    • Transportation Forecasting
    • Warehouse Resource Planning and Scheduling
    • Warehouse Robots
    • Transportation Predictive Analytics and Simulation
  • At the Peak
    • Mobile Asset Optimization
    • SCM BPO
    • Real-Time (Mobile) Routing
    • Warehouse Control Systems
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Dock Scheduling
    • TMS Multimodal/International
    • RFID (Item Level)
    • Global Logistics Visibility
    • Carrier Appointment Scheduling
    • MDM of Product Data
    • Slotting Optimization
    • Transportation Benchmarking Services
    • 3D Load Design
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Integration Brokerage
    • Sourcing Optimization
    • Carrier-Centric TMS Suites
    • Foreign/Global Trade Compliance
    • SCM BPaaS
    • Software-as-a-Service Supply Chain Execution
    • Yard Management
    • Workforce Management Systems for Logistics
    • Multimodal TMS
    • Voice-Directed Picking in Warehouse Management
  • Entering the Plateau
    • Fleet Routing and Scheduling
    • Multicarrier Parcel Management
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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