SAP Transportation Management
Manage your end-to-end transportation process in a single easy-to-use suite.
Maximize your resources utilization and minimize your transportation costs.
Track and monitor your freight orders and make decisions in the daily operation supported by real time reports.
Visualize your transport requirements in lists with customizable fields and ad hoc queries.
A series of printable versions can be configured depending on your needs. The main logistic documents as Bill of Lading, Air Waybill, Road Waybill and Rail Waybill are supported.
Keep a track of all linked documents with Document Flow.
Real Time Integration
Check or modify sales – or purchase orders without changing between SAP modules. Any change will be immediately reflected in TM.
Vehicle Selection, Route optimization and Scheduling are just a click away, considering business rules and restrictions.
Minimize time, distance, dead times and costs associated with transportation, maximizing utilization of your resources and service level. Always respecting the pick up and delivery dates and hours of the transportation requirements to be optimized.
Priorities and Pick-Up Delivery Windows
Understanding that some products have to be delivered before others or that is important to attend one specific customer with priority and consider that they can receive the product just at an specific time, this will also be part of the optimization.
Some products can only be transported under specific and controlled conditions. The Optimizer considers different types of incompatibilities.
Create advanced supply planning simulations based on forecasts, orders, inventory, and safety stock targets.
Group deliveries to optimize efficiency of picking tasks and ease the monitoring of the work loads.
Web Based Response from Carriers Side
Material managing methods for non storage materials supporting production, retail merchandise or for opportunistic movements.
Value Added services, Packing processes, Automated Material Handling systems can be integrated for outbound tasks.Multi-Step warehouse movements.
An option to select the carrier is the tender. The tender can be triggered automatically as soon as the freight order is created; There are different ways to run a tender reflecting your specific business requirements.
Reduce the response time of your carriers; distribute the assignment of Freight orders using strategies such as business share and transportation allocation.
Web Based Response from Carriers Side
Your service provider does not need to have SAP TM installed on his server, he will just receive a mail with a link and this way he will be able to access the Collaboration Portal.
Your carrier can check the detail of new tenders, accept or reject tenders. But also can use the collaboration portal for review or modify agreements and validate amounts to be invoiced.
The system has a large number of standard rules to be considered in the load planning.
Maximizes the load of the products in to the transportation resources, from an accommodation that respects rules that guarantee the good conditions of the products and the transport.
Visualize in a friendly 3D interface, the suggested accommodation of the load, as well as the items and their characteristics. Both the ones that were planned, and the ones that the system have left out.
Track & Trace
From the transportation cockpit or freight order detail you can easily check your shipment status and position.
Web-Based Response from Carriers Side
It is possible to visualize the status and position of the vehicle, from the cockpit in TM or from the collaboration portal and in both environments, it is possible to report, manually, new events.
Real Time Integrations and Notifiacations
GPS service provider will be connected to SAP TM, this way you can centralize your operations in one software, also, notifications can be triggered depending on the location of your cargo.
Settle your Logistic Service Providers, Customers and Internal Charges, all using one solution.
Be able to track the settlement status from SAP TM with ERP integration
Allows the transfer of operator invoices that are ready for publication in the SAP Transportation Management collaboration portal to SAP ERP.
Avoid differences in the amounts payable to carriers, thanks to the visibility and transparency that has at all times, both the carrier and the business.