JDA Software Group, Inc., today announced that it is the one and only company to be positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the Leaders Quadrant of all three Magic Quadrants focused on supply chain. With the recent release of the “Magic Quadrant for Supply Chain Planning (SCP) System of Record (SOR),” JDA is the only company named a leader in all three supply chain-focused Magic Quadrants. The other Gartner Magic Quadrants for supply chain are the “Magic Quadrant for Transportation Management Systems,” and “Magic Quadrant for Warehouse Management Systems.” Gartner’s Magic Quadrant reports position vendors within a particular quadrant based on their completeness of vision and ability to execute.
“As the only supply chain solutions provider positioned as a Leader in all three supply chain Magic Quadrants, we believe it clearly demonstrates JDA’s leadership in the market and the unique value we provide our customers. We feel it is also a testament to the significant success our customers have achieved leveraging our unrivaled supply chain planning, transportation and warehouse solutions and services,” said Jean-Francois Gagne, chief product officer, JDA Software. “The breadth and depth of JDA’s supply chain solutions is unmatched and provides unprecedented speed, business insight and agility. Our entire team is focused on continuing to deliver innovative, best-of-breed solutions that transform the supply chain and retail industries.”
Following is a brief overview of the three Gartner Magic Quadrants where JDA was positioned as a leader:
Leaders Quadrant in “Magic Quadrant for Supply Chain Planning System of Record” Mar 6, 2014
According to Gartner,“An SCP SOR is a planning platform that enables a company to create, manage, link, align, collaborate and share its planning data across a supply chain from demand plan creation through the supply-side response, and from detailed operational planning through tactical-level planning.”1
JDA Supply Chain Planning solutions provides global, end-to-end supply chain optimization across procurement, manufacturing and distribution, enabling manufacturers to improve service levels, increase productivity, reduce operational costs and drive profitable growth.
Leaders Quadrant in “Magic Quadrant for Transportation Management Systems” Feb. 13, 2014
According to Gartner,“Multiple subcomponents make up a comprehensive TMS across planning (for example, load consolidation, routing, mode selection and carrier selection) and execution (for example, tendering loads to carriers, shipment track and trace, and freight audit and payment).”2
JDA Transportation Management solutions support the entire transportation lifecycle from order management through customer service and financial settlement by facilitating collaboration with customers and carriers managing the transportation process and providing end-to-end visibility throughout all stages.
Leaders Quadrant in “Magic Quadrant for Warehouse Management Systems” May 15, 2013
According to Gartner,“WMS applications offer capabilities such as receiving, put-away, stock locator, inventory management, cycle counting, task interleaving, wave planning, order allocation, order picking, replenishment, packing, shipping, labor management and automated material handling equipment interfaces.”3
JDA Warehouse Management solutions optimize the movement of inventory including the people and material handling equipment required to move it. From raw materials to finished goods at the shelf and fulfilled to consumers, these solutions help enable the most flexible, lean distribution operations possible.
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About JDA Software Group, Inc.
JDA Software (jda.com) is the leading provider of supply chain, manufacturing planning, retail planning, store operations and collaborative category management solutions. JDA’s innovative solutions and unmatched industry expertise help companies streamline their supply chain, optimize inventory, labor and customer service levels, and deliver increased profits. As a result, JDA’s solutions have become the industry standard for more than 4,000 of the world’s leading retailers, manufacturers and distributors.
1. Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Supply Chain Planning System of Record, T. Payne, March 6, 2014
2. Gartner Magic Quadrant for Transportation Management Systems, C. Dwight Klappich, February 13, 2014
3. Gartner Magic Quadrant for Warehouse Management Systems, C Dwight Klappich, May 15, 2013
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