We are very excited to announce that Blue Yonder has been recognized as a Strong Performer in The Forrester Wave™: Order Management Systems, Q2 2023 Report.

In this report, Forrester researched, analyzed and scored the eight top order management providers against 34 criteria across three categories — current offering, strategy, and market presence. In the current offering category, Blue Yonder received the highest scores possible in the criteria of enterprise inventory management, pre- and post-purchase experience, order orchestration rules, fulfillment automation, and scalability. In the strategy category, Forrester also gave Blue Yonder a score of 5 out of 5 in the performance, product vision and community engagement criteria.

The rise of connected commerce in the past few years has forced organizations to rapidly embark on digital transformations to meet new customer expectations and demand. As stated in the report, customers today demand real-time availability and delivery information — and earlier in the shopping process than ever before. As a result of these latest trends, organizations should look for providers that:

  • offer real-time inventory and delivery updates
  • flexibility to make near immediate adjustments
  • support the technical functions that fill current gaps and provide longer-term value
  • deliver stellar user experiences for practitioners

Blue Yonder: A Strong Performer

Blue Yonder attributes its ranking as a Strong Performer to its strategy and approach to delivering composable microservices that speed innovation and help achieve an accelerated return on investment. Blue Yonder’s OMS microservices enable customers to rapidly address business pain points today knowing that they can add additional capabilities tomorrow. They are designed to work independently or seamlessly integrate to provide a modular architecture that can deliver a faster time to value.  The solution has been leveraged by countless customers to digitally transform their businesses to gain a competitive edge.

As cited in the report, “leveraging its expertise in retail planning, the solution provides strong fulfillment automation. It also provides strong pre- and post-purchase customer experience and order orchestration rules. Blue Yonder is a best fit for firms that are making a slow transition away from legacy solutions and that need to add modern optimization support now.”

The solution supports a range of industries including retail, wholesale distribution, 3PL and others that require responsive, real-time inventory visibility, profitable and capacity aware order sourcing, flexible orchestration linked with visibility and analytics, and store fulfillment that manages inventory to customer pickup.

Review The Forrester Wave™: Order Management Systems, Q2 2023 report to learn about the latest market trends and why Blue Yonder was recognized as a Strong Performer.