Gartner Research

Critical Capabilities for Transportation Management Systems

Published: 29 August 2018

ID: G00362774

Analyst(s): Brock Johns , Bart De Muynck


The functions and features of TMS solutions differ according to complexity and scope, and are evolving to keep pace with the needs of the transportation industry. This research helps supply chain leaders evaluate 13 TMS solutions across 10 critical capabilities and five different use cases.

Table Of Contents

What You Need to Know


  • Critical Capabilities Use-Case Graphics
  • Vendors
    • 3Gtms
    • 3T Logistics
    • BluJay
    • C.H. Robinson (TMC)
    • Cloud Logistics
    • inet-logistics
    • JDA
    • Kuebix
    • Manhattan Associates
    • MercuryGate
    • Oracle
    • SAP
    • Transplace
  • Context
  • Product/Service Class Definition
  • Critical Capabilities Definition
    • Core Domestic Capability
    • Extended Domestic Capability
    • Core International Capability
    • Extended International Capability
    • Usability and User Experience
    • Analytics/Visibility
    • Implementation/Integration Tools
    • Adaptability/Agility
    • Carrier Networks
    • Simplicity
  • Use Cases
    • Level 1 Complexity
    • Level 2 Complexity
    • Level 3 Complexity
    • Level 4 Complexity
    • Level 5 Complexity
  • Vendors Added and Dropped
    • Added
    • Dropped
    • Other Vendors to Consider

Inclusion Criteria

  • Critical Capabilities Rating

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