Blue Yonder (JDA)

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JDA’s ‘Autonomous Supply Chain’ platform delivers a series of cloud-based technology tools that manage supply chains end-to-end, from supply chain and retail planning, to execution and shipment delivery. According to JDA, its platform is powered by artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML), so that its customers can better predict and shape demand, optimize product fulfillment and delivery, expand revenues and profits and deliver superior customer service.JDA’s customer base includes about 4000 of the world’s leading companies, including about three-quarters of the top retailers and consumer goods companies, and 8 out of the world’s leading third-party logistics providers (3PLs) as of 2020.

Based in Scottsdale, Arizona, JDA has about 5,000 employees worldwide. Its rapid expansion was fueled by its acquisitions of such leading technology providers as Blue Yonder (AI for retail markets) in 2018; RedPrairie (integrated planning and execution tools) in 2012; i2 Technologies (2010); and Manugistics (2006).

15 Dec 2020
Supply chain management software provider Blue Yonder is suing its competitor Kinaxis over alleged patent infringements that Blue Yonder says have cost it $20 million in customer deals.
22 Jul 2020
Blue Yonder and DHL’s partnership to build a robotics integration product and broader venture capital investment in that category is a sign contract logistics providers need help managing an influx of in-warehouse technology.
09 Jul 2020
Uber Freight has expanded its network of transportation management system integrations by piping its instantly available capacity into the Blue Yonder freight execution system.
25 May 2020
Partnerships between digital freight brokers and TMS providers continue to be formalized, which should benefit shippers looking for extra sources of capacity in their core transportation planning and execution systems.
29 Jan 2020
JDA caters to some of the world’s largest importers and exporters, but the challenge it faces, like many incumbent software providers, is staying ahead the innovation curve and making sure the market recognizes that innovation.
SAP to integrate project44 road visibility in North America, Europe
10 Dec 2019
Partnerships between core logistics software providers continue to expand, the latest example being SAP integrating North American and European visibility from project44 for its TMS user base.
J.B. Hunt, JDA latest to join broker-TMS integration trend
09 Dec 2019
Brokers with digital freight marketplaces continue to partner with widely used TMS providers to give users of those systems direct access to electronic capacity and booking capabilities, while the marketplaces get an influx of direct shippers customers.
24 Sep 2019
The partnership with JDA is the latest sign of how Maersk is seeking to become an integrator, deepening its reach into landside transport, customs brokerage, and distribution.
JDA Software is opening up development to outside parties, giving shippers more of a voice in design.
25 Feb 2019
JDA Software opening its supply chain platform up to outside development gives shippers more direct influence over future iterations of the firm’s TMS and WMS products.