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Gartner Magic Quadrant for Transportation Management Systems


Controlling transportation costs, creating internal efficiencies, increasing visibility and securing transport capacity are currently the top motivators for investing in a TMS. Supply chain leaders should use this research to evaluate the TMS marketplace.

Published: 19 March 2018

ID: G00327829

Analyst(s): Bart De Muynck

Table Of Contents

Market Definition/Description

  • Market Size and Vendors
  • Key Criteria for the 2018 TMS Magic Quadrant

Magic Quadrant

  • Vendor Strengths and Cautions
    • 3Gtms
    • 3T Logistics
    • BluJay
    • C.H. Robinson (TMC)
    • Cloud Logistics
    • inet-logistics
    • JDA
    • Kuebix
    • Manhattan Associates
    • MercuryGate
    • Oracle
    • SAP
    • Transplace
  • Vendors Added and Dropped
    • Added
    • Dropped

Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria

  • Notable Mentions

Evaluation Criteria

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


Market Overview

Gartner Recommended Reading

  • The Five Levels of TMS Complexity
    • Level 1 (Fragmented)
    • Level 2 (Execution-Centric)
    • Level 3 (Expanded Footprint)
    • Level 4 (Advanced Planning)
    • Level 5 (Globalization)
  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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