SaaS-Based SCM Market: Global Research Report 2015-2019

October 14, 2015

Market outlook of the global SaaS-based SCM market

Though SaaS-based SCM segment holds a very small part in overall SCM market, it is growing rapidly due to increased adoption in EMEA and APAC. Technavio market research analysts predict the global SaaS-based SCM market to reach USD 872 million in revenues by 2019.

The imminent need to enhance business processes primarily drives the market. SaaS-based business processes involve help in re-designing processes to add value to the customers. SCM software helps improve efficiency by generating more output using a small amount of input and helps in improving effectiveness by producing products that have higher demand in the market. SaaS-based solutions are set to play a key role in the SCM market over the next four years.

Market segmentation by deployment  

  • SaaS-based SCM
  • Open-premise SCM

The global SaaS-based supply chain management (SCM) software market is driven by the high demand from SMEs in developing countries. The market environment for SaaS-based SCM continues to improve the availability and use of SaaS-based solutions becomes more prevalent.

Increased market competition and focus by vendors are expected to intensify the development of appropriate and reliable on-demand software over the next four years. Vendors will increasing focus on reducing the initial concerns of end-users about security and availability during the same period.

Geographical segmentation and market analysis SaaS-based software

  • APAC
  • Americas
  • EMEA

The Americas region emerged as the largest region with close to 53% of the market share in 2014. It is expected to continue its high run and dominate the market during the forecast period. The EMEA region will witness a good growth rate, given the high adoption of cloud model by SME sectors, predicts the forecast. The APAC region too will witness a high growth in terms of revenue by 2019.

Leading vendors of SaaS-based SCM

SaaS vendors are providing access to innovative platforms in SaaS-based solutions to meet the growing demand for SCM solutions.

There are a variety of vendors operating in the global SaaS-based SCM market. The market has both SaaS-based and on-premises players and has seen many M&A transactions until 2014. Acquisitions have allowed vendors to expand their SCM capabilities by enhancing warehouse management, order management, cart management, and customer services.

Most vendors are integrating their core SCM products with related products to provide a complete package of SaaS-based solutions. The market is also seeing vast technological changes, due to the demand for omni-channel capabilities in SCM solutions.

  • Descartes Systems         
  • Infor     
  • JDA Software    
  • SAP

Epicor, GT Nexus, HighJump Software, IBM, Inspur, Kewill, Kinaxis, Logility, Manhattan Associates, Oracle, and TOTVS.

Key questions answered in the report

  • What are the key factors driving the global SaaS-based SCM market
  • What are the key market trends impacting the growth of the global SaaS-based SCM market?
  • What are the various opportunities and threats faced by the vendors in the global SaaS-based SCM market?
  • Trending factors influencing the market shares for EMEA, APAC, and Americas?
  • Key outcome of the five forces analysis on the global SaaS-based SCM market?
  • Growth forecast of the global SaaS-based SCM market until 2019?

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