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Transportation Management Features

Learn about new features

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

Strategic freight management

  • Optimize 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
  • Synchronize 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 optimization
  • Visualize 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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