SAP’s Award-Winning Digital Supply Chain Recognized by Leading Analyst Firms

For the Digital Supply Chain team at SAP, 2018 continues to be a banner year. We appreciate and value the trust that our customers place in us to run their mission-critical processes.

We have set our sights on providing the best in class and depth in each of our products. We understand that the benefit comes from integration between the products and constant innovation to bring the latest technologies to each application. In the past several months, with this strategy, our teams have experienced success after success. Our latest triumph comes in the form of recognition from two of the world’s leading research firms.

SAP Recognized by Gartner

Gartner has recognized SAP in the Leaders Quadrant in the following reports:

  • Magic Quadrant for Manufacturing Execution Systems, November 2018.
    We deliver a streamlined, adaptive operations solution that gives manufacturers the flexibility to scale to any lot size and create customized products.
  • Magic Quadrant for Warehouse Management Systems, May 2018.
    The SAP Extended Warehouse Management application empowers businesses to manage high-volume warehouse operations and integrate them with complex supply chain logistics to deliver ultimate visibility and control.
  • Magic Quadrant for Transportation Management Systems, March 2018.
    We provide organizations with accurate visibility into forecast demand and delivering real-time insight into global transportation and domestic shipping across all transportation modes and industries with our SAP Transportation Management application.
  • Magic Quadrant for Supply Chain Planning System of Record, August 2018.
    The SAP Integrated Business Planning solution helps companies respond to new market expectations with real-time supply chain planning capabilities, anchoring digital transformation, and enabling the Intelligent Enterprise.

Additionally, SAP maintained a 26.7 percent market ownership, nearly twice that of its closest competitor in Gartner’s August 2018 Market Share Analysis: Supply Chain Management and Procurement Software, Worldwide, 2017 report.

SAP is no newcomer to Gartner’s lists. This year marks the fourth year in a row we’ve appeared on Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Transportation Management Systems and the fifth time in a row we’ve shown up on Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Warehouse Management Systems.

SAP Tops Multiple ARC Advisory Group Lists

ARC Advisory Group has acknowledged the SAP for its accomplishments this year.

The leading technology market research firm recently recognized SAP in its Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) Market Study, ranking the company first in the following 10 categories: overall revenue, software revenue, North America market ownership, automotive, machinery, inform function, maintenance and support, on-premise deployments, and tier-one and tier-two customers, based on revenue.

ARC Advisory Group also named SAP the leading MES supplier within the discrete manufacturing industry due to its strategic partnerships, innovative technologies.

In its Transportation Management Systems Global Market Research Study, ARC Advisory Group declared SAP a leader in 18 categories, including total market, fleet management, planning and execution, services revenue, software revenue, maintenance and support, EMEA, Asia, Latin America, aerospace and defense, automotive, chemical, government, machinery, tier-one and tier-two customers, department and general merchandise, and grocer/food and beverage.

Finally, SAP was ranked the No. 1 supplier, based on revenue, in seven categories in ARC Advisory Group’s Warehouse Management Systems Global Market 2017–2022 report, including software revenue, EMEA, Asia, Latin America, aerospace and defense, automotive, and machinery.

Pledge for Continued Excellence

The Digital Supply Chain team at SAP has been at the forefront of industry innovation for years. SAP solutions enable organizations to embrace the latest technologies to digitally transform their businesses. They empower manufacturers, logistics providers, and other supply chain companies to cut costs, increase efficiencies, and stay competitive for the long haul

SAP believes its recognition in Gartner’s and ARC Advisory Group’s research are a testament to the company’s steadfast dedication to pushing the envelope and developing cutting-edge solutions for customers that leverage the greatest technologies in Internet of Things (IoT), blockchain, and machine learning.

Our unwavering commitment to delivering exceptional business value will only strengthen on the heels of this recognition.


Hala Zeine is president of Digital Supply Chain at SAP.

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