Gartner Research

Market Guide for Vehicle Routing and Scheduling

Published: 20 November 2017

ID: G00317220

Analyst(s): Bart De Muynck


Managers of private fleets and for-hire carriers are seeking enhanced tools to improve vehicle routing in a volatile transportation environment. Supply chain leaders overseeing fleet management can use the VRS trends, solutions and vendors presented in this research to make better system decisions.

Table Of Contents

Market Definition

Market Direction

  • Logistics Strategy Trends
  • Transportation Industry Trends
  • Increase in E-Commerce Volume
  • Vehicle Routing and Scheduling Technology Trends
    • Cloud
    • Improved Optimization Algorithms
    • Convergence Between TMS and VRS
  • New Technological Advances Are Extending Mature Systems

Market Analysis

  • VRS Functionality
  • VRS Platforms
  • VRS Market Segmentation by Fleet Type and Fleet Size
  • VRS Market Segmentation by Geography
  • VRS Market Segmentation by Industry
  • VRS Additional Functionality

Representative Vendors

  • Vendors in This Market Guide
    • BluJay
    • Bringg
    • Carrier Logistics
    • Cheetah Logistics Technology
    • Descartes
    • Geoconcept
    • JDA
    • Manhattan Associates
    • MercuryGate International
    • Omnitracs (Roadnet)
    • Oracle
    • Ortec
    • Paragon
    • Quintiq (Dassault Systèmes)
    • SAP
    • Scientific Logistics
    • TMW Systems (Trimble)
    • Verizon (Fleetmatics) (Telogis)
    • WorkWave
  • Further Details of VRS Solutions

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