20 Most Promising Logistics Technology Solution Providers - 2016

20 Most Promising Logistics Technology Solution Providers - 2016

Omni channel-enabling technologies continue to rule the roost when it comes to the outstanding trends in supply chain management today. The evolving nature of e-commerce and its growing impact on the global economy is clearly influencing the adoption rates of omni-channel logistics technologies. The need to integrate business processes and technologies is greater than ever before as indicated by the rapid adoption rates of innovative logistics solutions. Agile inventory management and supply chain innovations such as next-shoring are re-defining how enterprises align their business needs with ever increasing customer expectations. Having proved their mettle as the backbone of retail, the expectation from logistics providers today ranges from personalized and dynamic delivery options to fulfillment services at competitive price levels.

In the face of high profile data breaches and other hacking incidents, growing concerns over security vulnerabilities of the digital world has affected how the modern day IT-enabled supply chains function. The introduction of innovative digital identifiers that allow for tamper-proof identification of merchandise and personnel is raising the bar for security and resiliency in logistics. Furthermore, the profound impact of technologies such as big data analytics, Internet of Things, and self-learning systems, is contributing substantially to the digitalization of the logistics processes. Logistics Solutions providers are fast adapting to the changing trends in different industries by developing solutions that cater to the specific needs and challenges of diverse sectors.

In order to assist CIOs identify the right solutions providers, a distinguished panel comprising of CEOs, CIOs, CTOs and analysts including the CIOReview editorial board has shortlisted the companies that are at the forefront of tackling the challenges in the logistics space. In our selection we looked at the vendor's capability to fulfill the needs of manufacturers through supply chains that support core business processes of various industries.

We present to you CIOReview’s 20 Most Promising Logistics Technology Solution Providers of 2016.

Company Name

Company Description

APL Logistics APL Logistics is the go-to global supply chain specialist for companies in the Automotive, Consumer, Industrials and Retail sectors
B2BGateway Delivers cloud-deployed EDI solution for supply chain efficiency
BestTransport Offers shippers real-time communication with carriers, unmatched visibility into shipment activity, and streamlined access into shipment scheduling
Boussard Broussard clients gain access to negotiated discounts on all facets of shipping, freight, and parcel
Carrier Logistics Comprehensive Freight Management Systems and Professional Guidance to multi-stop, multi-terminal transport companies
CT Logistics Provider of customized freight management solutions to industrial shippers and carriers
Decisiv Founded in 2001, Decisiv is the provider of Service Relationship Management (SRM) solutions for commercial assets for fleets to effectively manage and measure internal and external service and repair events
Evos SmartTools Offers optimized web-based transportation, management, sourcing and routing softwaretools for shippers, carriers, 3PLs and transportation consulting firms
INTTRA Provides multi-carrier e-commerce marketplace for ocean shipping
Kewill Kewill delivers quantifiable value by forging long-term partnerships that enable clients to minimize risk and respond to changing market dynamics
Kuebix Kuebix is changing how freight is purchased and managed with its cloud-based TMS that integrates with any system allowing for full visibility of data and collaboration among supply chain stakeholders
MercuryGate International Logistics services to control multimodal, international shipments from any origin to any destination
Omnitracs The company pioneered the use of commercial vehicle telematics and serves today as a powerhouse of innovative, intuitive technologies
Pedigree Technologies Pedigree Technologies enables companies to make better decisions by providing real-time visibility into business operations
ShipStation Delivers a single platform to integrate online orders
Symbotic Designs robots for an automated warehouse, making the supply chain more efficient
Tompkins International A supply chain consulting and implementation firm that maximizes supply chain performance and value creation
Transport Pro The company provides software that is designed to aid broker carriers, owner operators and company drivers
TransportGistic Provides market leading, simple, incremental solutions for transportation management and logistics functions
UltraShipTMS UltraShipTMS provides a single-source solution for optimization, transportation and settlement across all modes of transport