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SAP Global Trade Services

Run worldwide compliance from a single platform that integrates trade services across your entire enterprise.

Improve global trade management and help ensure regulatory compliance


Accelerate your cross-border supply chain by automating and streamlining trade processes so you can control costs, reduce the risk of penalties and fines, and clear customs faster. With a single repository for all compliance master data and content, you can centralise global trade management.

  • On-premise or cloud deployment
  • Comprehensive import and export management
  • Management of free-trade agreements and customs procedures
  • Self-filing and broker communication 


Key Benefits

Improve efficiency

Boost productivity by automating time-consuming, manual tasks for global trade management and compliance.

Reduce risk

Validate every order against the latest compliance regulations to reduce the risk of fines and penalties.

Accelerate the supply chain

Enable faster supply chain processes with real-time compliance checks.

See how our customers are succeeding with SAP

Simplifying global trade complexities

Take a deep look into how Intel, with the help of Pinary Inc., digitalised and automated its customs clearance process by pursuing broker enablement and self-filing with a single, standardised platform.

Key Capabilities

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Sanctioned party list (SPL) screening

Support sanctioned party list screening across sales, finance, HR, procurement, and distribution. If a transaction fails a check, the software blocks it for immediate review. Work lists enable efficient processing of blocked documents, and user-friendly workflows escalate questionable entries.

Export management

Connect with core logistics processes to help ensure compliant and efficient export management and support product classification, sanctioned party list screening, export license management and determination, embargo screening, and connections to multiple government customs systems through a certified interface.

Import management

Integrate with procurement and inbound logistics processes and support product classification, sanctioned party list screening, and permit and customs management. Carry out importer security filing (ISF) and connect to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Automated Broker Interface (ABI).


Real-time compliance checks

Enable real-time compliance checks and controls. Integration with order and shipment processes supported by SAP Business Suite helps you keep compliance-related data – and your products – moving as quickly as possible.

Support for special customs procedures

Meet customs requirements, such as foreign trade zones, processing trade in China, bonded warehousing, settlement for inward processing and processing under customs control, Intrastat, and the Excise Movement and Control System (EMCS).

Accelerated application data analysis

Use SAP HANA as the primary database for SAP Global Trade Services. Based on powerful in-memory computing technology, SAP HANA includes tools for data modelling, data and lifecycle management, and security.

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ARC Advisory Group names SAP Global Trade Compliance market share leader

See why SAP is a market share leader in improving global trade management and ensuring regulatory compliance.

Scale your supply chain with faster-time-to-value offers

Amplify packages

SAP, along with our ecosystem partners, have bundled SAP’s solutions with accelerated service offerings to help you solve your unique challenges easily and rapidly, with faster time to value. 

  • Tailored fast start solutions
  • Get up and running in days, not month
  • Cloud-based solutions, implementation services, and enablement 
  • Fixed cost with no surprises and the flexibility to expand overtime

Technical Information

This product can be deployed in the cloud or on premise, and system and software requirements vary by specific customer scenarios.

Installation and setup

Find out how you can seamlessly install this product with your existing IT landscape.


Optimise configuration of this product with our comprehensive configuration guide.


Find out how you can seamlessly integrate this product with your existing IT landscape.

Get Started

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


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.


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 centre.

Event Spotlight

International Conference on Global Trade and Tax

Hear from numerous global SAP customers on how they are using SAP solutions to streamline and simplify compliance, reduce risk, and automate their cross-border operations and global trade functions in this event sponsored by T.A. Cook and SAP. Speakers will share how their organisations are benefiting from process automation, simplified reporting and consolidation, and streamlined regulatory compliance.

November 8 and 9, 2022

Learn more from our partners

Broker enablement with SAP GTS from Pinary

Join SAP and Pinary to learn how capabilities in SAP Global Trade Services support fast and effective broker enablement.

On-demand sessions for SAP GTS from Krypt

View on-demand sessions, as well as customer stories, to learn how to best leverage SAP Global Trade Services.

Software downloads and compliance checks with SAP GTS from Pinary

Watch this short video from SAP and Pinary to learn about SAP Global Trade Services capabilities in supporting software downloads and compliance checks.

SAP GTS case studies from Ropaar

Explore several case studies from Ropaar to see the value achieved with SAP Global Trade Services.

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