Gartner Research

Supply Chain Guide to Making Smart Decisions on Warehouse and Transportation Management Systems

Published: 04 October 2013

ID: G00258105

Analyst(s): Greg Aimi, C. Klappich


Supply chain and logistics executives should use this research as a guide to help them be well-informed and make smarter decisions about requirements definition, selecting and using warehouse management, transportation management and supply chain execution systems.

Table Of Contents


Research Highlights

  • Step 1 — What Are My Warehousing and Transportation Requirements?
    • How Should I Think About These Systems If I Outsource Logistics?
  • Step 2 — What Do I Need to Know About the Current State of the WMS, TMS and SCE System Market?
  • Step 3 — How Do I Identify, Evaluate and Select the Best WMS, TMS, or SCE Vendor and System for My Company?

Recommended Reading

©2020 Gartner, Inc. and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Gartner is a registered trademark of Gartner, Inc. and its affiliates. This publication may not be reproduced or distributed in any form without Gartner’s prior written permission. It consists of the opinions of Gartner’s research organization, which should not be construed as statements of fact. While the information contained in this publication has been obtained from sources believed to be reliable, Gartner disclaims all warranties as to the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of such information. Although Gartner research may address legal and financial issues, Gartner does not provide legal or investment advice and its research should not be construed or used as such. Your access and use of this publication are governed by Gartner’s Usage Policy. Gartner prides itself on its reputation for independence and objectivity. Its research is produced independently by its research organization without input or influence from any third party. For further information, see Guiding Principles on Independence and Objectivity.

Already have a Gartner Account?

Become a client

Learn how to access this content as a Gartner client.