Gartner Research

Macro Trends Affecting the Transportation Management System Market

Published: 26 April 2019

ID: G00389995

Analyst(s): Bart De Muynck


As the TMS market continues to grow, different factors that determine an end user’s TMS selection process will increase in influence. Supply chain technology leaders should use this research to understand these factors so they can decide how to rate them in future TMS evaluations.

Table Of Contents


  • Gartner’s Viewpoint of the TMS Market
    • Global Go-to-Market
    • Small and Midsize Business TMSs
    • Deployment Model
    • Transportation Network Complexity
    • Importance of Visibility
    • Critical Role of Analytics and Business Intelligence
    • Role of AI and ML
    • Impact of Supply Chain Execution Convergence
    • Integration to Freight Marketplaces
    • Increased Focus on User Experience
    • Easier and Faster Implementation
    • Cost of Ownership
    • Blockchain Technology

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