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Set a profitable course in the ocean freight & liner shipping industry

Expertly navigate challenges in the ocean freight and liner shipping industry – such as high fuel costs and low freight rates, customer demand for real-time container tracking, and complex transportation logistics – with SAP. Our integrated platform streamlines every aspect of container shipping, whether you’re an ocean freight forwarder, NVOCC, carrier, or 3PL provider.

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The pursuit of profitable shipping services

Join the ranks of top-performing liner shipping companies using SAP. Here’s how our industry software simplifies quote-to-cash processes via integrated transportation networks, real-time visibility, and a 360° view of customers. 

higher capacity*

Organizations achieve 12% higher capacity utilization when their KPIs are automatically captured and analyzed. Want to benchmark yourself with peers?

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Navigate better asset management

Discover how SAP solutions are helping ocean carriers seamlessly navigate the entire asset management lifecycle – from operations and container tracking to fleet management and MRO. Leverage online asset visibility, algorithms to proactively balance your network, and more. 

Smooth sailing for shipping operations

Find out how our operations software integrates back-end financials with front-end transportation planning and execution – for seamless port-to-port and door-to-door services. Plan network and capacity allocations, manage quotes, bids, and contracts – and seamlessly execute orders. 

Sales and marketing tools for shippers

Define and align your ocean freight services enterprise-wide. SAP’s sales and marketing software incorporates a customer view to give you 360° visibility into service activities. Analyze customer behavior, sharpen forecasts for local sales and regional demand, and more.


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Container Shipping News and Trends

Visit our social community to explore resources for liner shipping companies, including non vessel owning common carriers (NVOCC).

Global Connectedness Recovers Post-Financial Crisis

Global Connectedness – measured by cross-border flows of trade, capital, information, and people – has recovered most of its losses. 

Electronic Freight Tendering is the Future

Electronic freight tendering is widely used today, but many freight forwarders aren’t yet realizing its full benefits. Here’s why.


Reimagine the way you do business with SAP Digital Business Services

Businesses everywhere are transforming into digital enterprises – but it’s not always that easy. SAP Digital Business Services can help guide your transformation journey every step of the way, from strategy to technology implementation and beyond.

Our experts take a holistic approach, helping you identify and implement new processes and capabilities while ensuring your operations continue to run smoothly. We’ll work to make sure your SAP software delivers ongoing, unsurpassed value as you address the evolving demands of the digital economy. 

Get SAP training and education

Enhance your knowledge of SAP software, develop new skills, and bring more expertise to your company. Our full suite of software training and education courses and certifications can help you maximize the power of your SAP solutions.

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