Gartner Research

Consider 10 Critical Issues When Evaluating Transportation Management Systems

Published: 18 October 2013

ID: G00255838

Analyst(s): C. Klappich


The transportation management system market is evolving rapidly. Logistics organizations can use this research to broaden evaluation of new products and vendors when buying, upgrading or replacing a transportation management system.

Table Of Contents


  • Technology Architecture
  • Operational and Environmental Conditions
    • Mode Mix
    • Freight Spending
    • Scope
    • Complexity
    • Process Maturity and Sophistication
  • Community Management
  • TMS Functional Evolution
  • Supply Chain Execution Convergence or Logistics as a Platform
  • Shipping Units of Measure
  • Pace Layers
  • Globalization and Service Partner Ecosystems
  • Prototype Demonstration

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