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SAP Business Network Freight Collaboration

SAP Business Network Freight Collaboration

Streamline logistics and warehouse operations through efficient collaboration with a global network of carriers and logistics service providers

Drive efficiency and resilience with streamlined carrier collaboration

Reduce logistics costs and automate the contract-to-settlement process with visibility and insight across a global network of carriers and service providers.

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The SAP Business Network Freight Collaboration solution connects you and your logistics partners on a secure network for optimized collaboration and insights, integrated tightly with core business processes for efficiency and resilience.

  • Cloud deployment
  • Global, multimodal carrier and service provider network
  • Real-time transparency into competitive market prices and carrier performance
  • Digitalized transacting, collaboration, and shipment tracking 

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The SAP Business Network Freight Collaboration solution connects you and your logistics partners on a secure network for optimized collaboration and insights, integrated tightly with core business processes for efficiency and resilience.

  • Cloud deployment
  • Global, multimodal carrier and service provider network
  • Real-time transparency into competitive market prices and carrier performance
  • Digitalized transacting, collaboration, and shipment tracking 

Key Benefits

Reduce logistics costs

Save time and money through real-time transparency of competitive market prices and multimodal shipment tracking

Optimize utilization

Gain flexible capacity and greater agility with extended reach into a global network of multimodal carriers and logistics service providers.  

Improve performance

Connect core warehouse, yard, and manufacturing processes for integration that can improve on-time, in-full (OTIF) performance and customer satisfaction. 

Key Features

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Freight order collaboration

  • Shop carriers competitively to send digital requests for quotation and freight orders through the network
  • Collaborate with carriers though the network from multimodal order contracting through settlement
  • Onboard once and collaborate with many on a global cloud platform

Dock appointment scheduling

  • Create, reschedule, or cancel dock appointments to optimize operations
  • Enable self-booking of dock appointments based on availability
  • Share gate check-in and checkout processes and event information among shippers and external warehouse and yard operators

Shipment execution and document exchange

  • Exchange business documents such as a bill of lading 
  • Gain milestone transparency into shipment execution progress such as proof of  pickup and proof of delivery
  • Enable full lifecycle collaboration through standard and open API integration with transportation management and partner solutions

Intelligent Insights

  • Enhance SAP Business Network Freight Collaboration with SAP Business Network, intelligent insights add-on to turn transactional network insights into data intelligence
  • Leverage the SAP Business Network, intelligent insights add-on for detection of bottlenecks and analytics across shipments, carriers, and geographies

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Freight order collaboration

  • Shop carriers competitively to send digital requests for quotation and freight orders through the network
  • Collaborate with carriers though the network from multimodal order contracting through settlement
  • Onboard once and collaborate with many on a global cloud platform

Dock appointment scheduling

  • Create, reschedule, or cancel dock appointments to optimize operations
  • Enable self-booking of dock appointments based on availability
  • Share gate check-in and checkout processes and event information among shippers and external warehouse and yard operators

Shipment execution and document exchange

  • Exchange business documents such as a bill of lading 
  • Gain milestone transparency into shipment execution progress such as proof of  pickup and proof of delivery
  • Enable full lifecycle collaboration through standard and open API integration with transportation management and partner solutions

Intelligent Insights

  • Enhance SAP Business Network Freight Collaboration with SAP Business Network, intelligent insights add-on to turn transactional network insights into data intelligence
  • Leverage the SAP Business Network, intelligent insights add-on for detection of bottlenecks and analytics across shipments, carriers, and geographies

Build a business case

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Technical Information

This product is deployed in the cloud and is available as software as a service (SaaS), so you can access your software from any Web browser.

Installation and setup

Follow the setup instructions so you can start running your SAP software quickly and confidently.

Configuration

Optimize configuration of SAP Business Network Freight Collaboration with our comprehensive configuration guide.

Integration

Find out how you can integrate SAP Business Network Freight Collaboration with your existing IT landscape.

Event Spotlight

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SAP Spend Connect Live

Join us at the premier spend management user conference that brings business network experts to an action-packed and immersive three-day where you can explore the spend decisions that fuel your business.

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Building resilient supply chains

Discover how leading organizations are using SAP solutions to overcome supply chain disruption. This best-practices webinar series explores how our customers have transformed their supply chain collaboration processes for better resiliency. 

Get Started

Jump-start your implementation and drive ROI by collaborating with industry experts, consultants, and support engineers throughout your journey.

Services

Transform your business quickly and effectively by taking advantage of our holistic service and support plans, expert consulting services, custom application development, proven best practices, and deep industry and technical knowledge.

Support

Help keep your SAP solutions running at peak performance with our IT experts and support services, including long-term plans, embedded teams, remote technology support, self-service portal, and innovation strategies.

Security and compliance

Focus on your business and customer relationships while keeping your data safe and reliable. SAP takes a proactive, predictive approach to maintaining compliance and data security in the cloud and within an on-premise data center.

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