Gartner recently released the Magic Quadrant for Transportation Management Systems (TMS) report1 (March 25, 2020), and Blue Yonder has again been named a Leader in the TMS market.

Gartner Magic Quadrant for Transportation Management Systems

Multiple subcomponents make up comprehensive multimodal TMS solutions. To determine this year’s leaders, Gartner analysts evaluated vendor’s offerings considering capabilities such as rate and contract management, operational planning, execution, freight settlement, and transportation analytics.

As a leader for 9 years running in the Magic Quadrant for TMS, Blue Yonder is proud to once again be positioned as a Leader with the furthest position on the completeness of vision axis.* Blue Yonder was positioned among a total of four vendors in the Leaders quadrant.

According to the Gartner Critical Capabilities for Transportation Management Systems report1 also released recently (March 25, 2020), Blue Yonder received the highest ranking for the Level 2 and Level 4 use cases.

Blue Yonder’s Differentiator: Luminate Platform

Blue Yonder offers a platform of innovative SCM solutions that meet the needs of the ever-evolving market, environment and customers. New capabilities continue to be developed to provide customers with the tools they need to thrive, especially when faced with change and challenge.

As we continue to innovate and extend our transportation management capabilities now and into the future, we remain committed to our Luminate Platform strategy by growing our ecosystem of developers and partners, including multiple carrier networks and IoT providers. 

Some key areas of focus related to the Luminate Platform strategy for transportation include:

  • Expanding our carrier capacity marketplace as a service.  As a result, customers can leverage new capabilities when optimizing common carriers and fleets.
  • Connecting transportation management with other Blue Yonder capabilities, including warehouse management and Luminate Control Tower (LCT). Blue Yonder’s LCT provides end-to-end, real-time supply chain visibility with built-in artificial intelligence and machine learning.
  • Developing newmicro services, such as modeling and load building, that can be quickly deployed on Microsoft Azure to provide our customers faster time to value.

To learn more, please contact Blue Yonder.

1Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Transportation Management Systems, Bart De Muynck, Brock Johns, Oscar Sanchez Duran, 25 March 2020; Critical Capabilities for Transportation Management Systems, Bart De Muynck, Brock Johns, Oscar Sanchez Duran, 25 March 2020. *Blue Yonder was previously listed as JDA because the company rebranded in early 2020.

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