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Hype Cycle for Supply Chain Execution Technologies, 2015

Published: 21 July 2015

ID: G00277616

Analyst(s): C. Klappich


Supply chain and IT leaders should use this Hype Cycle to understand the maturity and viability of various supply chain execution technologies as they look at how these technologies could help transform their logistics operations.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • Ubiquitous Independent Logistics Grid
    • Supply Chain Big Data Analytics
    • Wearable User Interface in Logistics
    • Transportation Forecasting
    • Warehouse Robots
    • Warehouse Resource Planning and Scheduling
    • Community Management
    • Supply Chain Execution Predictive Analytics
  • At the Peak
    • Mobile Asset Optimization
    • SCM BPO
    • 3D Printing in Supply Chain
    • Real-Time (Mobile-Synchronized) Route Optimization
    • Supply Chain Execution Convergence
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • TMS Multimodal/International
    • Warehouse Control Systems
    • Dock Scheduling
    • Mobile Technology
    • Business Process Networks
    • Track-and-Trace and Serialization
    • Carrier/Supplier Appointment Scheduling
    • Global Logistics Visibility
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Enterprise Manufacturing Intelligence
    • Information Hubs for SCE
    • Railcar Fleet Management Solutions
    • Transportation Benchmarking Services
    • Over-the-Road Carrier-Centric TMS Suites
    • Distributed Order Management
    • RFID for Logistics and Transportation
    • SCM BPaaS
    • MDM of Product Data
    • Foreign/Global Trade Compliance
    • Sourcing Optimization
    • SaaS Supply Chain Execution
    • Integration Brokerage
    • Shipper-Centric Multimodal TMS
    • Slotting Optimization
  • Entering the Plateau
    • Workforce Management Systems for Logistics
    • Yard Management
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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