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Critical Capabilities for Transportation Management Systems

Published: 05 April 2021


TMS software applications are evolving to support varied and complex supply chain challenges accelerated by the current global economic crisis. Supply chain technology leaders can use this research, which evaluates 15 TMS applications across 10 critical capabilities and five use cases.

Included in Full Research

  • 3T LTG
  • Alpega Group
  • BlueRock Logistics
  • Blue Yonder
  • BluJay Solutions
  • C.H. Robinson (TMC)
  • E2open
  • Manhattan Associates
  • MercuryGate
  • Oracle
  • RateLinx
  • SAP
  • Shipwell
  • Transplace
  • Trimble (Kuebix)
  • Core Domestic Capability
  • Extended Domestic Capability
  • Core International Capability
  • Extended International Capability
  • Usability/User Experience
  • Analytics/Visibility
  • Implementation/Integration Tools
  • Adaptability/Agility
  • Carrier/Digital Freight Networks
  • Simplicity
  • Level 1 Complexity
  • Level 2 Complexity
  • Level 3 Complexity
  • Level 4 Complexity
  • Level 5 Complexity

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Critical Capabilities: A deeper look into provider offerings

How does a Critical Capabilities report work?

As a companion to the Magic Quadrant™, a Critical Capabilities report scores competing products and services against a set of meaningful differentiators. It reveals which options are the best fit in various use cases to help you focus on the vendors best suited to your needs.

A Critical Capabilities report is more than just a diagram. You also get:

Sharper focus

Narrow down the product and service criteria most important to you.

Individualized use cases

Use interactive features to customize usage scenarios based on your organization’s unique needs.

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Use data to speed up provider selection and accelerate the procurement process.

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We provide actionable, objective insight to help organizations make smarter, faster technology decisions to stay ahead of disruption and accelerate growth.

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We use a Critical Capabilities report, the Magic Quadrant and more to ensure you select the best-fit provider to avoid the costly repercussions of a poor decision.

Align deal structures and optimize spend

We benchmark pricing against the market so you avoid unnecessary charges.

Reduce complexity and risk

We analyze contract terms and conditions to protect you against future price increases and unanticipated costs.

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