Gartner Research

Technology Trends and Selection Considerations for Yard Management Systems

Published: 18 March 2019

ID: G00383778

Analyst(s): Bart De Muynck , Simon Tunstall


Yard management interest and demand are growing as supply chain leaders seek to coordinate the improvement of activities across yard, warehouse and transport operations. Vendors continue to enhance the technology and adapt their gate, dock scheduling and yard capabilities to cater to these needs.

Table Of Contents


  • Technology Capabilities
  • Impact of Evolving Technology on YMS Solutions
    • Real-Time Visibility Platforms
    • Trailer Telematics
    • Real-Time Location Systems (RTLSs) Based on Technologies Like RFID
    • Mobility
    • Drones
    • Autonomous Vehicles
    • Load Optimization
    • Geofencing
    • Cloud Platforms
    • Supply Chain Execution (SCE) Convergence

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