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Key Considerations for Supply Chain Leaders Evaluating Transportation Management Systems

Published: 11 April 2017

ID: G00325458

Analyst(s): Bart De Muynck


Purchasing a TMS solution is a top priority for a majority of supply chain leaders. However, market growth, solution variety and complex pricing models are hindering the ability to make the best buying decision.

Table Of Contents


  • TMS Is a Top Investment Priority, but Challenges Stand in the Way
  • The TMS Market Is Seeing Rapid Change, Especially in SMBs and APAC
  • TMS Solutions Are Widely Varied and Continuously Changing
    • ERP/TMS Is One of the Fastest-Growing Segments of the TMS Market
    • TMS Platforms Are Changing
    • Evolutionary Forces of the TMS Market
    • When Selecting a TMS, Take Into Account the Following
  • TMS Pricing Complexity
  • Summary of Actions to Take

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