CHAPTER 3

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TMS Product Landscape: Vendors, Product Overview, Plans, and Comparison

In this chapter, we will describe the following:

  • The transportation management system (TMS) market
  • TMS product vendors’ strategies
  • Key trends in the TMS market
  • TMS vendors

The market for TMS is large and growing. Entities in the supply chain—raw material suppliers, traders, manufacturers, distributors, retailers, transport and warehousing 3PLs—all need TMS for their organization. A range of suppliers, from small boutiques to large enterprise resource planning (ERP) vendors, provides TMS products. Furthermore, the TMS market recently witnessed several acquisitions ...

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