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Critical Capabilities for Real-Time Transportation Visibility Platforms

Published: 16 May 2023


Real-time transportation visibility continues to be a key priority for shippers and logistic providers, and their customers. Supply chain technology leaders can use this research to evaluate RTTVP vendors across a set of critical capabilities and use cases.

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Key Findings
  • Organizations require varying functionality and network coverage from real-time transportation visibility platform (RTTVP) vendors. Requirements could be dependent on the complexity level of their transportation network, the operating regions, the transportation modes in-scope, and the capabilities needed. These diverse requirements often drive vendor selection.

  • RTTVP vendors’ ability to support multiple modes and geographies varies significantly.Not all RTTVP vendors are able to support complex transportation networks, especially for enterprises that require more support in multiple locations across the globe.

  • Differences in core functionality between vendor offerings often might seem minimal, but differentiation can be found in the approach to data quality,

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  • Descartes (MacroPoint)
  • FourKites
  • IntelliTrans
  • Overhaul
  • project44
  • Shippeo
  • Transporeon
  • Trucker Tools
  • Modal Coverage
  • Global Presence
  • Core Capabilities
  • Extended Capabilities
  • Usability and User Experience
  • Data Quality
  • Implementation and Integration Tool
  • Technology Partners
  • Carrier Networks
  • 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.

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