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Transportation Management Features

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Discover new features and enhancements in the upcoming release of SAP Transportation Management and check out the best approach to implement and configure them.

Product Capabilities

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Strategic freight management

  • Optimise freight procurement with advanced analysis, forecasting, and simulation
  • Streamline the quote-to-contract process and automate rate determination
  • Evaluate and prepare bids with predictive, insight-driven quotation rounds
  • Exchange information efficiently with logistics service providers

Order management

  • Generate optimal routing proposals dynamically for rules-based orders
  • Manage changes in transportation demand with real-time order-to-cash and procure-to-pay processes
  • Synchronise sales and order scheduling to support customer delivery commitments
  • Integrate order and delivery data in SAP ERP 

Transportation planning

  • Use manual, map-based, or automated planning and dynamic replanning functions
  • Build pallets with flexible, rules-based optimisation
  • Visualise load planning of vehicle space and loading
  • Track and manage driver resources with default assignments in an interactive cockpit or Gantt chart

Transportation execution

  • Automate updates in freight documents and share truck information
  • Enable capacity monitoring, management, and tracking with real-time event management
  • Communicate with business partners flexibly by using collaboration tools
  • Leverage comprehensive templates for road, sea, and air carriers

Freight costing and settlement

  • Advance freight charge calculation and manage mode-specific charges and tariffs
  • Allocate freight cost accurately across orders and materials
  • Settle freight with capabilities such as accruals posting and carrier self-invoicing
  • Manage invoice disputes with tolerance settings and workflows

Analytics and reporting

  • Support real-time, data-driven decision-making with graphical dashboards running on SAP HANA
  • Deliver flexible reports across transportation areas
  • Use an interactive dashboard to assess freight costs
  • Determine optimal rates and combinations of modes, routes, resources, and carriers


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