Inbound Logistics surveys the market to determine the latest logistics technology trends - and chooses 100 IT providers that are leading the way.

The pace of change in the logistics technology sector over the past several years has truly been revoluntionary. Cloud computing has changed the way IT vendors engineer solutions, and how buyers approach capital investment in new technology.

"Traditional logistics technology was applied top down, a most evident example being the ERP system," shares one logistics technology company. "The new trend in Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) offers dynamic systems that are clearly intended as mid-level enterprise solutions, providing visibility and communication tools that empower operations."

Inbound Logistics' annual Logistics Technology Perspectives offers market research to help IT buyers and users make better sense of what's going on in the industry. More than 200 IT solutions companies were solicited - all different shapes and sizes - to document some of the trends that make this space so dynamic.

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