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Reviewing the RedPrairie Supply Chain Software Competitive Landscape

Primary Competitor With core competencies in both warehouse management and transportation management, RedPrairie's most direct competitor is Manhattan Associates. Both supply chain software vendors support large and complex 24 by 7 operations, cater to business to business fulfillment centers and distributors driven by allocations for both inbound shipments and large reserve stock inventories, as well as large retail chains and direct to consumer fulfillment centers, among other overlapping segments. And both supply chain software vendors are regarded as best of breed with their solutions and best in class in their mutual successes.
Warehouse Management Competitors

HighJump with its Warehouse Management System (WMS) is a very strong competitor in the WM space. The company counts over 1,500 global customers and the company's supply chain software supports high volume and complex distribution environments as well as core processes such as such as receiving, put-away/flowthrough, inventory management, sale order processing, replenishment/pick/pack, loading and shipping.

JDA Software Group retains over 5,500 midmarket and enterprise customers, primarily in the retail, grocery, wholesale-distribution and manufacturing industries, with its Supply and Demand Optimization (SDO) software.

Sterling Commerce, an IBM company since August 2010, and its Sterling Selling and Fulfillment Suite includes several integrated supply chain products designed to manage complex supply chain process from order capture to fulfillment.

TECSYS is a capable provider of warehouse management, transportation management and distribution management software designed for midsize and Fortune 1000 companies in the healthcare, third-party logistics and general high volume distribution industries.

Transportation Management Competitors

Descartes Systems Group supply chain execution (SCE) software offers a connection to a global trading community through one of the world's largest federated networks. The software is designed to manage end-to-end shipment management processes-from their point of origin to their point of destination- as well as provide visibility to shipment status updates to monitor and respond to potential delays, compliance with global regulatory and security requirements and analytics to measure supply chain performance and identify improvement opportunities.

HighJump is a serious global competitor and offers an integrated suite of Warehouse Management,Transportation Management Systems (TMS), Route Accounting Systems (RAS), Manufacturing Execution, Mobile Sales, ERP Data Collection.

Infor offers a range of supply chain management applications for companies of different sizes and business requirements.

JDA's acquisition of Manugistics in July 2006 enabled the company to significantly step up its product line with supply management, demand management and pricing, and transportation and logistics applications.

ERP & Suspply Chain Suite Competitors

When considering broader supply chain software suites, and potentially also wider Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software suites, the most direct competitors include Oracle, SAP and to a lesser extent, Infor.

Oracle supply chain solutions include Oracle E-Business Suite Supply Chain Management, Oracle Service Optimization Suite, Oracle Transportation Management, PeopleSoft Enterprise Supply Chain Management and JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Supply Chain Management.

SAP Supplier Relationship Management is the arch nemisis to Oracle. SAP has been recognized by Gartner as the world's leading SCM vendor with a total market share of 19.7%. The company possesses large customer concentrations within the retail, manufacturing, service and pharmaceutical industries.

SaaS Competitors

Cloud or Software as a Service (SaaS) supply chain software adoption has lagged CRM, HR and other business applications, but is nonetheless now seeing increased interest as a method for buyers to eliminate capital expenditures, lower IT staffing costs and outsource a non-core competency of IT application management. RedPrairie has clearly entered the cloud with On-Demand WMS. Other SaaS supply chain solutions include:

  • Apptricity offers finance management, supply chain management and workforce management for Government and the commercial sector.
  • eBizNet's Supply Chain Execution suite is a SaaS supply chain solution spanning warehouse management, transportation management and port/terminal management.
  • HighJump's Warehouse Management in the Cloud
  • Generix Group On Demand Supply Chain software targets the consumer products, food and specialized distribution, e-commerce, transport and logistics sectors.
  • JDA offers several hosting and on-demand managed services, such as simple hardware hosting or more complete application management. ???
  • Less Software's SaaS supply chain management suite is developed on the Force.com platform, making it a candidate for buyers already using Salesforce.com.
  • NetSuite, a popular mid-market SaaS ERP solution with native e-commerce, wholesale-distribution and demand planning capabilities.
  • SAP Business ByDesign is an on-demand ERP suite with Supply Chain Planning and Control, Warehousing and Logistics, and Supplier Relationship Management.
  • Softeon SaaS supply chain software includes warehouse management, transportation management, resource management, order processing, forecasting and more.
  • TECSYS counts over 500 healthcare, heavy equipment, third-party logistics, and general wholesale high-volume distribution industry customers.
SMB Competitors

Supply chain software buyers without the budget, IT staffing, and need for an enterprise level solution such as RedPrairie may want to consider supply chain software systems designed for the small and midsize business (SMB) market, such as:

  • Aldata distribution and supply chain solutions are used by over 600 companies globally including 15 of the world's top 30 retailers.
  • CDC Supply Chain supports order management, warehouse and transportation management, trading partner collaboration and supply chain analytics.
  • Consona, which may appeal for buyers seeking broad ERP and project-based manufacturing.
  • IQMS, which offers ERP, manufacturing and distribution with particular strengths in the automotive, medical, packaging and consumer goods industries.
  • Epicor, often a strong solution when supplier relationship management (SRM), supply chain execution (SCE) and manufacturing are also needed.
  • Reddwerks Event-Driven Logistics (EDL)
  • SAP, which in addition to its SAP SRM, also offer midmarket products which include Business One and Business All-in-One.
  • Solarsoft offers a suite which includes sales, purchasing, inventory/warehouse management, e-commerce and EDI, supply chain logistics and manufacturing (MRP).
 

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RedPrairie is a privately-held supply chain, workforce and all-channel commerce software provider headquartered in Alpharetta, GA. The company's solutions help ensure visibility and collaboration between manufacturers, distributors, retailers and consumers at over 60,000 customer sites in more than 50 countries.

 

 

 

 

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