JDA Again Named a Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Warehouse Management Systems and Magic Quadrant for Transportation Management Systems

JDA believes it is uniquely capable of delivering seamless, intelligent fulfillment and optimized labor for today’s digital transformations

Scottsdale, Ariz. May 10, 2018

JDA Software, Inc., today announced that it has once again been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the Leaders quadrant of the “Magic Quadrant for Transportation Management Systems1” and the “Magic Quadrant for Warehouse Management Systems 2.” JDA has been named a Leader in every Gartner Magic Quadrant for Warehouse Management Systems and every Gartner Magic Quadrant for Transportation Management Systems published since 2012. (Recognitions were in the post-JDA/RedPrairie acquisition timeframe announced in 2012). With this announcement, JDA believes it extends its industry leadership being named a Leader in in all five Gartner Magic Quadrants focused on supply chain and retail merchandising solutions.

Gartner’s Magic Quadrant reports position vendors within a particular quadrant based on their completeness of vision and ability to execute. JDA is proud that it has been positioned furthest in completeness of vision and second furthest for ability to execute in the latest Gartner Magic Quadrant for Transportation Management Systems. JDA believes that being positioned furthest in completeness of vision speaks to its leadership from an innovation perspective across transportation management systems (TMS) vendors and the ability for its solution to be managed in both on-premise and SaaS environments. In the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Warehouse Management Systems, JDA was positioned second furthest in ability to execute and completeness of vision.

“JDA powers customers’ digital transformations by seamlessly orchestrating its unique, end-to-end supply chain planning and execution solutions to deliver best-in-class inventory management, optimized labor and profitable, intelligent fulfillment. JDA’s supply chain execution solution is embedded with constraint-aware planning, synchronized 3D load building and iterative optimization to drive both optimized labor and a superior customer experience,” said Andrew Kirkwood, senior vice president and general manager of product, supply chain execution, JDA. “We are pleased to once again be recognized as a Leader by Gartner in these two supply chain execution areas, and believe we uniquely provide best-of-breed, innovative capabilities that solve the most complex warehouse and transportation challenges today.”

JDA® Transportation Management creates sustainable value for customers by synchronizing critical transportation processes — delivering both optimal cost control and excellent service. It supports real-time dynamic and optimized, multileg routing, offers iteratively optimized transportation plans that meet the needs of the business at the lowest possible cost and has a deep network constraint model ensuring that transportation plans are executable. Available in both a SaaS and on-premise environment, JDA Transportation Management works in concert with the requirements and constraints across the JDA Intelligent Fulfillment™ spectrum delivering value both upstream and downstream the supply chain planning and execution continuum.  With a dynamic control tower approach, JDA Transportation Management provides real-time visibility into inbound and outbound transportation needs, and supplier and carrier collaboration tools, JDA delivers a unique, industry-leading approach addressing the most complex and challenging supply chain environments today.  

Through real-time transaction processing, optimized storage and selection strategies, directed task management and integrated labor standards, JDA® Warehouse Management maximizes customers’ labor utilization, reduces obsolescence and leverages available capacities while driving superior customer service levels. JDA has a long track record of delivering WMS and WLM solutions for some of the most diverse and complex warehouse operations, including third-party logistics, food and beverage, consumer products, retail, and life sciences industries. Customers cite the breadth and depth of JDA Warehouse Management and Labor Management solutions as best-in-class and the principal reason they selected JDA.

With innovation shifts to autonomous fulfillment utilizing robotics, driverless forklifts, cognitive tasking, augmented reality and artificial intelligence, the warehouse labor environment is transforming to meet the needs of the digital age. JDA Warehouse Management facilitates digital transformation by empowering automation, edge data ingestion, with upgrade-safe and extensible frameworks leveraging re-visioned mobile experiences while promoting guided configurability and encouraging experimentation and innovation.

Access these two Gartner Magic Quadrants here:

1Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Transportation Management Systems, Bart De Muynck, March 19, 2018

2Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Warehouse Management Systems, C. Dwight Klappich, Simon Tunstall, May 2, 2018


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About JDA Software, Inc.

JDA Software is the leading supply chain software provider powering today’s digital transformations. We help companies optimize delivery to customers by enabling them to predict and shape demand, fulfill faster and more intelligently, and improve customer experiences and loyalty.  More than 4,000 global customers use our unmatched end-to-end software and SaaS solutions to unify and shorten their supply chains, increase speed of execution, and profitably deliver to their customers.  Our world-class client roster includes 76 of the top 100 retailers, 77 of the top 100 consumer goods companies, and 8 of the top 10 global 3PLs.  Running JDA, you can plan to deliverwww.jda.com


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