Cargo, Transportation, and Logistics
Digital transformation in logistics and cargo transport
Industry leaders are using smart solutions to cut costs and boost efficiency, while providing the speed, visibility, and sustainability customers demand.
New transportation and logistics technology
AI, predictive analytics, and the Internet of Things are being used to optimise logistics strategies, reduce costs, and improve service.
Green transportation and logistics
Smart freight companies are transforming their supply chains to reduce environmental impact – efficiently, cost-effectively, sustainably.
Increased competition for talent
Cargo companies are tackling the labour crunch by digitalising, automating, and using analytics to recruit, train, and monitor workers.
Faster cash-to-cash cycle time
Event-based billing continuously matches costs and revenues, reduces disputes and unpaid invoices – and creates reports automatically.
Smart asset and infrastructure management
digitalising assets and infrastructure helps companies improve maintenance, efficiency, and profitability – and achieve environmental goals.
Featured cargo, transportation, and logistics solutions
SAP S/4HANA Cloud
Enable your digital supply chain with a comprehensive ERP system that incorporates built-in intelligent technologies, including AI, machine learning, and advanced analytics.
SAP Business Network for Asset Management
Manage the entire lifecycle of your physical assets by collecting, sharing, and tracking equipment usage information across your network with enterprise asset management software.
SAP SuccessFactors solutions
Drive employee performance with data-driven insights, gain insights into employee experiences, track workforce productivity, and improve efficiency and compliance by automating HR processes.
See how customers are succeeding with solutions from SAP
Find out how logistics company Waberer’s introduced efficient, automated processes to reduce delays in reporting.
Learn how logistics firm Mercitalia Group harmonised its IT infrastructure to simplify processes and enable more agile operations.
See how courier company Purolator is nurturing and developing people across the employee lifecycle to meet growing customer needs.
Explore how rail operator SBB AG optimised asset maintenance planning and processes to deliver better-quality experiences.
Explore how we can help your cargo, transport, and logistics business run better
By integrating your entire order lifecycle with software for cargo operations from SAP, you can gain a 360-degree view of your customer, access timely and accurate information, and enable precision in service delivery to meet customer demands. What’s more, you can benefit from fewer disputes and reduce days sales outstanding.
50% of reduced asset downtime possible with real-time analysis.
Source: Gulftainer Company
SAP S/4HANA enables a more efficient, cost-effective movement of international business through our terminals, providing the actionable data necessary to increase productivity and enhance customer experiences.
Vinay Sharma, Group IT Director, Gulftainer Company Limited
With SAP solutions, you can reduce costs, improve data accuracy, and optimise the return on assets through integrated business planning, portfolio prioritization and governance, and capital project management. In addition, asset information management solutions provide a holistic view of asset data while data governance processes improve control.
89% of the most innovative travel and transportation companies in the world run SAP solutions.
SAP Intelligent Asset Management solutions will help us maximise productivity in maintenance activities and reduce maintenance costs – helping us deliver a quality customer experience.
Urs Gehrig, Senior Consultant Business Development, SBB AG
By leveraging data and advanced analytics, your transportation company can gain greater financial insight and control through a faster, compliant financial close. Our innovative solutions can help empower your finance teams to transform into business leaders to give your corporate enterprise a competitive edge.
100% of the greenest travel and transportation companies in the world run SAP solutions.
To control sustainability, you’ve got to control your value chain. SAP Ariba solutions enable a 360-degree view of procurement processes and suppliers, fueling our objective to become best in class on environmental sustainability in Europe.
Knut Olav Høeg, Executive Vice President, IT and Business Services, Norwegian Air Shuttle
500% reduction in the number of tariff lines due to the standardisation and simplification of pricing processes.
Source: DTDC Express Limited
SAP Sales Cloud and SAP Billing and Revenue Innovation Management enable our sales and accounts teams to work faster and more efficiently. Meanwhile, the software provides the flexibility and discipline we need to manage and grow a profitable business.
Santosh Abbimane, Chief Financial and Transformation Officer, DTDC Express Limited
95% completion rate of performance reviews for managers.
Source: Keolis Group
With SAP SuccessFactors solutions, HR processes are more standardised across operating units and we can access information more easily, for faster and better decision-making.
Bertrand Coupin, HRIS, Keolis Group
Get started with SAP's cloud solutions for cargo, transportation, and logistics
SAP can help you start or enhance your cargo, transportation, and logistics digital transformation – no matter where you are in your journey. If you have yet to move to cloud ERP, you can get started with the RISE with SAP solution. If you already have cloud ERP – from SAP or any other vendor – you can enhance your cargo, transportation, and logistics capabilities with our industry cloud solutions.
RISE with SAP
RISE with SAP provides customers with complete business transformation as a service (BTaaS) in a single package. At its core is SAP S/4HANA Cloud, business process intelligence, technology credits, and more. RISE with SAP also includes solutions for:
Industry cloud solutions
Built by SAP and our partners on an open platform, SAP’s industry cloud solutions address specific industry needs for the cargo, transport, and logistics sector. Designed to work with your existing SAP and third-party systems, these specialised cloud applications can help you drive cost-effective transformation and sustainable growth.
Featured cloud solutions for cargo, transportation, and logistics
SAP Billing and Revenue Innovation Management
Boost the transparency of revenue management with scalable, flexible, and automated software for billing, invoicing, and revenue management.
Cogniac Visual Operations Intelligence
Maximise the value of visual data by using an image recognition platform to help improve quality and agility across manufacturing and logistics, including increasing mill yield with automated truckload inspection.
Flexinergy Energy and Environment Portfolio Software Suite
Deploy a dedicated ERP for utilities, energy-intensive companies, cities, ports, and airports, enabling financial and technical efficiency on a multi-commodity, multi-site, and multi-country basis.
Explore your cargo, transportation, and logistics resource centre
Get top strategies for thriving amid increasing expectations and complexity in the cargo, transportation, and logistics industry.
Access asset data transparently from across the value chain to readily collaborate, communicate, and deliver projects on time.
Hear about the people who transport goods around the world, and the collective responsibility we have toward them.
Explore how our innovations can help transform the cargo, transportation, and logistics industry.