Bob Trebilcock: 2010 was a solid year for supply chain software
from Modern Materials Handling
2010 was a solid year for supply chain management software. The industry posted a 10 percent increase over 2009 and about $4.6 billion in revenue for SCM applications, not counting procurement. The numbers come from Chad Eschinger, research director with Gartner. Eschinger and Gartner also provided the compilation for our annual list top 20 providers of supply chain management software, ranked by revenue. The article will appear in the July issue of Modern. In addition to the numbers, Eschinger identified the trends that drove last year's rebound. Much of the growth may have been the result of pent up demand. A number of projects went forward that had been stalled because of the recession. But Eschinger also identified several key drivers.
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