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Gartner Magic Quadrant for Transportation Management Systems


Securing capacity, driving efficiency and improving customer service are strong motivators for investing in a TMS. The business case is underpinned by an overriding objective to reduce transport costs. Supply chain leaders should use this research to evaluate the TMS marketplace.

Published: 09 March 2017

ID: G00304405

Analyst(s): Bart De Muynck

Table Of Contents

Market Definition/Description

  • Market Size and Vendors
  • Gartner's Viewpoint of the TMS Market
    • Supply Chain Execution (SCE) Convergence
    • Global Go-to-Market
    • Deployment Model
    • Transportation Network Complexity
    • Growing Importance of Visibility
    • Increased Role of Analytics and Business Intelligence
    • Small and Midsize Business TMS
    • User Experience
    • Implementation
    • Cost of Ownership
  • Key Criteria for the 2017 TMS Magic Quadrant

Magic Quadrant

  • Vendor Strengths and Cautions
    • BluJay Solutions
    • C.H. Robinson (TMC)
    • inet
    • JDA Software
    • Manhattan Associates
    • MercuryGate International
    • Oracle
    • SAP
    • Transplace
  • Vendors Added and Dropped
    • Added
    • Dropped
    • Notable Mentions

Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria

Evaluation Criteria

  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision
  • Quadrant Descriptions
    • Leaders
    • Challengers
    • Visionaries
    • Niche Players


Market Overview

Gartner Recommended Reading

  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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