According to a new
market research study titled ‘Software as a Service based SCM Market to 2025 –
Global Analysis and Forecasts by Deployment Model, Solutions, Industry
Verticals and End-user’, the global SaaS based SCM market was valued at US$
4.91 Bn in 2015 and is estimated to reach US$ 36.72 Bn by 2025. The report
highlights the trends prevalent in the global SaaS based SCM market and the
factors driving the market along with those that act as deterrents to its
A proper supply chain systems consists of many trading partners and thus, it becomes quite tedious to manage service level agreements and regulatory compliances amongst all the trading parties involved in the chain. With a proper regulatory compliance tool integrated in the software, better value is added on the buyer side. Integration of such a tool allows companies to focus on their core competencies and become competitive in the market thus leading to the overall development of entire system of supply chain. These value additions have led to the further prosperity of the cloud based SCM market.
TMS, WMS and Manufacturing solutions were traditionally deployed as on-premise applications. But with the need of increasing storage spaces, SaaS models have gained greater importance. Also TMS and WMS are required in small and medium as well as large scale industries. With the world economy increasing, developing countries have been keener on investing in various technologies. Applications such as TMS and WMS support the smooth and efficient operations of the industries. Almost all industry vertical somehow find the application of TMS and WMS and reap benefits in form of faster time-to-market of the product, quick response to customer demands, proper balance between supply and demand. Developing economies have created huge opportunities for industries to prosper as the purchasing power of masses increases. Indirectly, it creates bigger prospects for these applications to be adopted.
The global SaaS based SCM market has been segmented on the basis of deployment model into private cloud, public cloud and hybrid cloud. The global SaaS based SCM market is further segmented on the basis of solutions into manufacturing planning, sourcing and procurement, supply chain planning, warehouse management, transportation management and others. Additionally, this market is also segmented on the basis of end-users into Small & Medium sized enterprises and Large Scale Enterprises. The market can be classified on the basis of industry verticals into retail sector, public sector, distribution sector, transportation & logistics sector and the manufacturing sector. Geographically, the global SaaS based SCM market is segmented into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific (APAC), Middle East & Africa (MEA) and South America (SAM).
Brazil is expected to witness rising adoption of software as a service model of supply chain management due to rise in the number of small and medium scale organizations. The key players profiled in the report are Descartes Systems, IBM Corporation, Oracle Corporation, Inc., SAP SE, Infor, Epicor, JDA Software, HighJump Software, Kewill and Manhattan Associates.