Here in Part Three, we assess nine different providers of ADSA solutions. This is not a complete market survey of relevant offerings, but rather a sampling of some important established and upcoming players.
The assessment of each solution provider in the report is organized into five sections as follows:
- Target Customer Characteristics/Factors Driving Adoption — Characteristics of typical target customers and what is driving their adoption of the solution. This includes a description of which industries and which size companies this solution focuses on, with a list of some example customers.
- User Roles Supported – list of the primary user functional roles that the solution supports (e.g., procurement, logistics, etc.).
- Functionality Supported — Key functionality provided by the platform.
- Pricing, ROI, Time-to-Value — The structure and basis for pricing, how ROI is achieved, services offered, and what is the typical implementation time and time-to-value.
- Who This Solution is a Good Fit For – short summary of what types of companies this solution would be most appropriate for.
This report contains assssments of the following solution providers:
- Alloy: Plant-to-Store Inventory/Demand Visibility and Corrective Actions
- Anvyl: Production Management Platform with Pre-certified Network of Strategic Suppliers
- E2open: Integrator of Supply Chain Applications on an End-to-end Networked Platform
- Elementum: Best of Breed Case/Incident Management and Issue Resolution
- IBM Sterling: Inventory Control Tower Built on a Broad Suite of Supply Chain Software
- Infor Nexus: Mature End-to-end Global Trade, Logistics, and Finance Platform
- Mercado: Import Management-Focused Supply Chain Application Network
- One Network: Multi-Enterprise Platform with Substantial Supply Chain Applications
- Zencargo: Digital Freight Forwarder Providing Control Tower Capabilities