CLX Partner e2open® Recognized as a Challenger in the Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Transportation Management Systems

CLX Logistics is proud to announce that our partner e2open®  has been named as a Challenger in the 2022 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Transportation Management Systems1 for its competitive Transportation Management System. This recognition brings CLX TMS powered by e2open into the realm of transportation management system power players who are poised to continue growing within the supply chain management industry.

What is the Gartner Magic Quadrant?

Gartner’s research for the Magic Quadrant evaluates innovative technology companies’ ability to execute their mission and their completeness of vision. This coveted distinction helps buyers assess vendor capabilities compared to their closest market competitors, promoting more educated purchases and stronger partnerships. The four quadrants are Challengers, Leaders, Niche Players, and Visionaries—all representing different companies at different stages in their operations.

Gartner’s Magic Quadrants are valuable because they influence the buying decisions of organizations of all sizes and verticals. Large companies often turn to Gartner and its reports to support their strategies and influence the vendor selection process.

Leveraging Gartner Research in your TMS Vendor Evaluation

When researching Magic Quadrant recognition and categorization for transportation management systems, Gartner accounts for the aspects that anyone considering a TMS solution should implement when making their own evaluations.

When evaluating transportation management systems, Gartner looks for seven core TMS capabilities:

  • Strategic freight sourcing and procurement
  • Planning
  • Transportation and execution
  • Carrier communication
  • Visibility and event management
  • Settlement
  • Analytics

Gartner recognizes e2open as a Challenger in the Transportation Management System category for the software’s growing strengths and capabilities that set it apart from its competition. Read the report to learn more.

Customizable Core Capabilities 

E2open’s TMS enables world-class transportation solutions, with plug-and-play speed to value for the chemical sector via partnership with CLX. The CLX Logistics Deployment Methodology ensures on-time projects that immediately deliver ROI, offering positive cash flow in one to four months and full cost recovery within the first year.

To augment and enhance your transportation management operations, CLX Logistics also provides seasoned expertise with tailored value-added services that help ensure you deliver on time and in full with every delivery.

Bidding, Procurement, and Supply Chain Benchmarking

While there is no Gartner Magic Quadrant for procurement, CLX Logistics is Gartner-recognized for four procurement, benchmarking, and bidding abilities compared to our competitors.

LaneLogix by CLX Logistics differentiates from other procurement competitors with unmatched global carrier network access and expertise in chemical logistics, a flexible menu of services, an economic multi-modal approach, and an optimal mix of technology, market intelligence, and strategic carrier connections—positioning CLX Logistics as a world leader in chemical logistics with an exclusive focus on delivering transportation solutions to domestic and international chemical shippers.

CLX Logistics minimizes the risks of chemical shipping and has a proven track record of adhering to strict and tight budgets and timelines. LaneLogix uses upfront market intelligence to drive optimal procurement strategies addressing cost, service, and capacity. Combining procurement and benchmarking into one system helps to provide the fastest ROI in the chemical logistics industry.

With a cohesive logistics operation, you can manage all aspects of transportation planning, such as execution, tracking, and end-to-end supply chain management.

Read the Gartner Magic Quadrant Report

Check out the full Gartner Magic Quadrant report on CLX partner e2open’s transportation management system capabilities:

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 1Source: Gartner, “Magic Quadrant for Transportation Management Systems,” Brock Johns, Oscar Sanchez Duran, Carly West, 29 March 2022

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