Gartner Research

Key Technology Trends and Considerations for Vehicle Routing and Scheduling Applications

Published: 22 March 2019

ID: G00383705

Analyst(s): Oscar Sanchez Duran , Bart De Muynck


The market for vehicle routing and scheduling is evolving and gathering momentum due to increased e-commerce operations and customer expectations. Supply chain leaders should use this research when considering investing in vehicle routing and scheduling applications.

Table Of Contents


  • Trends Driving Increased Adoption of VRS
    • Logistics Strategy Trends
    • Transportation Industry Trends
    • E-Commerce Trends
    • Last-Mile Customer Expectation Trends
  • VRS Technology Trends
    • Improved Optimization Algorithms
    • New Technological Advances Are Extending Mature Systems
    • Convergence Between TMS and VRS
    • Increased Need for Real-Time Visibility

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