Evaluation based on Ability to Execute and Completeness of Vision

Blue Yonder is the only company recognized as a Leader in three Gartner Magic Quadrant reports covering supply chain planning solutions, transportation management systems and warehouse management systems

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – April 4, 2023– Blue Yonder, a leading digital supply chain and logistics provider, has been positioned by Gartner as a Leader in the recently released Magic Quadrant for Transportation Management Systems1 based on the “Ability to Execute” and “Completeness of Vision.” Blue Yonder attributes this position to its TMS solution and its Luminate® Platform, which combined offer advanced artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) transportation planning and execution capabilities, data management,  and integration to the logistics ecosystem.

Blue Yonder has been recognized as a Leader 12 consecutive times in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for TMS2. In the 2023 report, Blue Yonder was positioned among a total of five vendors in the Leader quadrant. The company’s position as a Leader represents its strengths and cautions in market understanding, operations and marketing execution, among other criteria.

In addition, according to the Gartner Critical Capabilities for Transportation Management Systems report3, Blue Yonder ranked highest for Level 3 Use Case and second highest for Level 2,4,and 5 Use cases.

“Our customers are utilizing Blue Yonder’s TMS, powered by Luminate Platform, to digitally transform their transportation operations. The solution allows them to manage and optimize their end-to-end business processes from transportation network modeling to planning to execution, carrier collaboration, and last-mile delivery. Our customers also have faster access to data and integration capabilities with their ecosystems, allowing them to meet both their own needs and their customers’,” said Wayne Usie, chief strategy officer, Blue Yonder.

Combined with Luminate Platform, which provides AI-powered intelligence and real-time data, Blue Yonder’s TMS offers customers full visibility, orchestration, and first-to-last mile optimization, especially for 3PL/4PL companies, transportation operations of shippers, and their carrier networks. In addition, Blue Yonder’s logistics network provides shippers with better out-of-the-box connectivity and modernized service offerings from rate and capacity provisioning to tendering, freight tracking and financial services.

“As the transportation and logistics industry continues to transform, in  tandem with sales volume growth in certain regions, we need to make sure we are supporting that growth with improved responsiveness, while remaining efficient. By integrating Blue Yonder’s transportation management with track and trace capabilities, Bayer’s ability to serve our customers improved through the increased visibility into our transportation decisions,” said Johnny Ivanyi, Global Head of Distribution Excellence, Bayer Crop Science.

With this latest Gartner Magic Quadrant for Transportation Management System, Blue Yonder is the only company recognized as a Leader in three Gartner Magic Quadrant reports4 covering Supply Chain Planning, Transportation Management Systems, and Warehouse Management Systems.

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1 Gartner, “Magic Quadrant for Transportation Management Systems,” Brock Johns, Oscar Sanchez Duran, Carly West, 28 March 2023.

2 Blue Yonder was previously listed as JDA; the company rebranded to Blue Yonder in February 2020.

3 Gartner, “Critical Capabilities for Transportation Management Systems,” Brock Johns, Oscar Sanchez Duran, Carly West, 28 March 2023.

4 Gartner, “Magic Quadrant for Supply Chain Planning Solution,” Amber Salley, Tim Payne, Pia Orup Lund, Janet Suleski, 16 May 2022; “Magic Quadrant for Transportation Management Systems,” Brock Johns, Oscar Sanchez Duran, Carly West,28 March 2023; Gartner, “Magic Quadrant for Warehouse Management Systems,” Simon Tunstall, Dwight Klappich, Rishabh Narang, 1 June 2022.

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About Blue Yonder

Blue Yonder is the world leader in digital supply chain transformations and omni-channel commerce fulfillment. Our end-to-end, cognitive business platform enables retailers, manufacturers and logistics providers to best fulfill customer demand from planning through delivery. With Blue Yonder, you’ll unify your data, supply chain and retail commerce operations to unlock new business opportunities and drive automation, control and orchestration to enable more profitable, sustainable business decisions. Blue Yonder – Fulfill your Potential  blueyonder.com

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