Gartner Research

Supply Chain Management Vendor Guide, 2014

Published: 17 June 2014

ID: G00259425

Analyst(s): Janet Suleski , William McNeill , Greg Aimi , C. Klappich , Chad Eschinger , Tim Payne , Tim Zimmerman , Simon Jacobson


This research provides a concise listing of the supply chain management application and technology categories and vendors covered by Gartner.

Table Of Contents


  • SCM Market Overview
    • SCM Application Market Definition
  • How to Use the Vendor Guide
  • SCE
  • Warehouse Management
    • WMS Market Dynamics Overview
    • Not All Warehouses or WMSs Are Alike
    • Comprehensive WMS Suites
    • SMB WMS
    • Cloud/SaaS WMS
    • European WMS Providers
    • Slotting (Inventory)
    • Yard Management
    • Voice-Directed WMS
    • Parcel Management
    • Returns/Reverse Logistics
  • Workforce Management (WFM) Systems for Warehousing
    • Dock/Appointment Scheduling
    • Warehouse Control Systems (WCS)
  • Transportation Management
    • TMS Suites
    • Carrier-Focused TMS Suites
    • TMS Suite Applications Offered as Cloud/SaaS
    • Private/Dedicated Fleet (Asset-Based) Routing and Scheduling
    • Inbound and Web-Based Carrier Appointment Scheduling
    • Mapping/Geographic Information Systems: Mapping, Visualization and Analytics
    • Multicarrier Parcel Management
  • GTM
    • International Logistics
    • Compliance
    • Finance
    • International Logistics
    • Compliance
    • Global Trade Finance
    • Global Visibility (Event Management) Vendors
  • SCE — Specialty Consulting Firms
  • SCE — Logistics-Specific Benchmarking Firms
  • SCP
    • SCP SOR
    • SCP Systems of Differentiation
  • Multiechelon (MEIO) Inventory Optimization Systems of Differentiation
  • S&OP Systems of Differentiation
  • Supply Chain Design and Modeling Systems of Differentiation
  • SPP Systems of Differentiation
    • Core SPP Capabilities
    • Advanced SPP Capabilities
  • PLM
    • Label and Artwork Management Vendors
    • MES — A Different Look and Feel for Heavy Process Industries
    • Class of Vendor
    • Vertical Industry Orientation
  • Supply Chain Supporting Technologies
    • RFID
    • Voice
  • Ruggedized Mobile Computers

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