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Global SaaS-based SCM Market 2009-2013

  • Publication Date:March 2010
  • Publisher:TechNavio
  • Product Type: Report
  • Pages:20

Global SaaS-based SCM Market 2009-2013

SaaS (Software-as-a-Service)-based Supply Chain Management (SCM) is an on-demand deployment of SCM software as Web-based service. It includes communicating, planning, sourcing, transportation, and managing of trade across the supply chain.

The recent tough economic conditions have resulted in the reduced budgets and cost cutting measures taken by companies. Through the application of SaaS-based SCM, the companies are focusing on improving efficiency of their manufacturing processes. It provides control over the inventory to optimize the business operations through a flexible, low-cost business model. Further, the businesses can streamline information and operation flow through this model. The SaaS-based SCM service provider gives customers network-based access to SCM application that is created specifically for SaaS distribution. Thus, it eliminates the need for time consuming patches and updates in the software.

The increasing use of Web-based computing and popularity of such applications have fueled the growth of SaaS-based SCM. The service is easy to use, helps in understanding the business processes, and saves time, money & manpower. Furthermore, the companies are exploring new mediums to enhance the efficiency of the supply chain process through the increase in the sharing of information among the trading partners by the adoption of SaaS-based SCM.

The tough economic conditions have resulted in the growth of the SaaS-based model. It provides the companies with cost-effective option of accessing a software as service instead of implementing the entire package software. Thus, the companies are adopting new technologies such as SaaS-based SCM that can substantially reduce costs. Further, the vendors are exploring new areas such as small and medium size businesses, which do not have the expertise or capital budget to purchase, install, and manage the applications. Moreover, the customers are offered with flexible payment options depending on their usage such as subscription with recurring fee, transaction based pricing, and ad-based revenue (or pay per click).

The report by TechNavio Insights forecasts the size of the Global SaaS-based SCM market over the period 2009-2013. It segments the market into three geographic regions: Americas, APAC and EMEA, representing the market size and forecast for each of these regions. Further, it discusses the key market trends, drivers and challenges of Global SaaS-based SCM market, and profiles some of the key vendors of this market.

  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Market Size and Forecast
  • 3. Geographic Segmentation
    • 3.1.Market Size in Americas
    • 3.2.Market Size in EMEA
    • 3.3.Market Size in APAC
  • 4. Market Trends in SaaS-based SCM
  • 5. Market Drivers in SaaS-based SCM
  • 6. Market Challenges in SaaS-based SCM
  • 7. Vendors
  • 8. Related Reports in this Series
  • List of Exhibits
    • Exhibit 2.1: SaaS-based SCM Market Size & Forecast 2009-2013 (In $million)
    • Exhibit 3.1: SaaS-based SCM Market Size & Forecast 2009 (In $million)
    • Exhibit 3.2: SaaS-based SCM Market Size in Americas 2009-2013 (in $million)
    • Exhibit 3.3: SaaS-based SCM Market Size in EMEA 2009-2013 (in $million)
    • Exhibit 3.4: SaaS-based SCM Market Size in APAC 2009-2013 (in $million)
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