For the Third Year in a Row, Blue Yonder Is a Leader in the Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Supply Chain Planning Solutions Report
Our customers are benefiting from innovative AI/ ML capabilities and real-time data across the end-to-end supply chain
For the third year in a row, Blue Yonder is named a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Supply Chain Planning (SCP) Solutions report1. Blue Yonder were named a Leader in the previously published Gartner Magic Quadrant for Supply Chain Planning System of Record the four times that the report was published from 2010-20182.
Blue Yonder attributes this position to its strong Supply Chain Planning solutions portfolio and its Luminate® Platform, which combined to offer advanced end-to-end and integrated supply chain planning solutions, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) capabilities, data management, and integration to the ecosystem.
Disruptions and shortages around the globe have impacted product and labor availability, service levels, and profits. This is an example of what our valued customers are saying about our solution:
“At Serta Simmons Bedding, we are focused on helping people sleep better so that they can live healthier lives, and we are continuing to enhance our supply chain capabilities to ensure we deliver on that promise,” said Bhavani Subramanian, Chief Supply Chain Officer, Serta Simmons Bedding. “The implementation of Blue Yonder’s Planning solution is an important step in our effort to further build a high-performing and resilient supply chain so that we can continue providing excellent, on-time in full service to our retail partners and, ultimately, sleepers.”
Our customers look to us to help them increase supply chain resilience, mitigate variability, and improve predictability in their supply chain planning processes. Blue Yonder’s Supply Chain Planning solutions use AI/ML and real-time data across the end-to-end supply chain, from suppliers to consumers, to sense, predict and act base on high-quality and highly accurate plans. This helps to increase customer service, revenue growth, margins, agility, and cost optimization.
In addition, according to the Gartner Critical Capabilities for Supply Chain Planning Solutions report3, Blue Yonder scored in the second highest for three Use Cases (Supply Planning, E2E Multi-enterprise Planning, and Digital Planning) and in third highest for the remaining two Use Cases (Demand Planning and E2E Enterprise Planning) out of 20 companies.
As a long-term supply chain solutions provider committed to our customers, Blue Yonder is bringing Supply Chain Planning capabilities to support customers’ digital supply chain initiatives, including:
- Integrated Demand & Supply Planning for Consumer Industries
- A single end-to-end integrated supply chain plan,Role-based workflows, and
- Advanced planning analytics.
- Cognitive Demand Planning, a next generation planning capabilities that:
- Combines technology and deep business expertise to drive autonomous and agile planning.
- Empowers companies to break through the accuracy ceiling, enhances planner productivity, and reduces time-to-value.
- Leverages Luminate Platform’s data services to make faster decisions.
In addition, Blue Yonder’s cognitive applications on Luminate Platform architecture enables existing customers to adopt the composable upgrade methodology, which permits customers to use their existing Blue Yonder IP alongside new cognitive applications seamlessly – and consume new capabilities at their own pace.
With this latest Gartner Magic Quadrant for SCP, Blue Yonder is the only company recognized a Leader in three Gartner Magic Quadrant reports4 covering Transportation Management Systems, Warehouse Management Systems, and Supply Chain Planning.
To learn why our customers’ digital journey greatly benefits from our SCP, visit Blue Yonder’s Supply Chain Planning solution page and review our “Supply Chain Resilience: Planning and Disruption in an Ever-Changing Landscape” white paper.
1 Gartner, “Magic Quadrant for Supply Chain Planning Solutions,” Pia Orup Lund, Amber Salley, Tim Payne, Janet Suleski, Joe Graham, Caleb Thomson, 2 May 2023.
2 From 2010-2018, Blue Yonder was recognized as “JDA” or “JDA Software” in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Supply Chain Planning System of Record. The report was revised and changed names, publishing for the first time in 2021 as the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Supply Chain Planning Solutions.
3 Gartner, “Critical Capabilities for Supply Chain Planning Solutions,” Pia Orup Lund, Amber Salley, Tim Payne, Janet Suleski, Joe Graham, Caleb Thomson, 3 May 2023.
4 Gartner, “Magic Quadrant for Warehouse Management Systems,” Simon Tunstall, Dwight Klappich, Rishabh Narang, 1 June 2022; “Magic Quadrant for Transportation Management Systems,” Brock Johns, Oscar Sanchez Duran, Carly West, 28 March 2023; “Magic Quadrant for Supply Chain Planning Solutions,” Pia Orup Lund, Amber Salley, Tim Payne, Janet Suleski, Joe Graham, Caleb Thomson, 2 May 2023.
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