The Supply Chain Planning Market Continues to Grow by Double Digits

According to ARC’s latest update to its Supply Chain Planning (SCP) Market Intelligence and Rapid Analysis (MIRA) service, the supply chain planning software market grew at a double-digit rate over the last several years, even during the pandemic. It is unusual for a mature, multibillion-dollar market to grow so fast. Clearly, the pandemic, although now post-pandemic, continues to be a driver of growth for this multibillion-dollar market. The pandemic highlighted the need for companies to be agile and resilient. Agility and resilience continue to be key goals among C-level executives. Executives largely do not believe that we will have smooth and predictable supply chains that were prevalent several years ago. Supply chain planning is one key technology for achieving these goals.

"Business professionals talk about ‘agility’ and ‘resilience’ as if they are the same thing. They are not. A company with an agile supply chain can react quickly to big increases or decreases in demand. An agile company is like a half back in football that can dart quickly to the left or the right depending upon the opening. A resilient company is like a boxer that can take hard punches and keep on battling. In short, agility helps you to maximize upside potential, resilience is preferred if you want to minimize downside risk," according to Steve Banker Vice President of Research and key author of ARC's Supply Chain Planning (SCP) Market Research Report.

Supply Chain Planning Market Trends

In addition to providing detailed competitive market share data, the report also addresses key market trends as follows:

  • Agility
  • AI/Machine Learning 
  • Autonomous Planning 
  • Big Data
  • Concurrent Planning
  • Digital Supply Chain Transformation 
  • Ecommerce and Omnichannel
  • ESG
  • Graph Databases
  • Public Cloud Solutions 
  • Resilience

Leading Suppliers to the Supply Chain Planning Market Identified

In addition to providing specific market data and industry trends, this ARC market research also identifies and positions the leading suppliers to this market and provides and summarizes their relevant offerings. An alphabetical list of key suppliers covered in this analysis includes: Blue Yonder, Kinaxis Software, o9 Solutions, Oracle, SAP.

About the Supply Chain Planning (SCP) Research

Supply Chain PlanningThe Supply Chain Planning (SCP) report explores the current and future market performance and related technology and business trends and identifies leading technology suppliers. This new research is based on ARC’s industry-leading market research database, extensive primary and secondary research, and proprietary economic modelling techniques. The research includes competitive analysis, plus five-year market forecasts, and five year of historical analysis. The report segmentation includes Revenue Category, World Region, Industry, Customer Tier, Service Revenues by Type, Type. 

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