Improving Customer Service & Mitigating Transportation Disruptions with Descartes Supply Chain Visibility & Connectivity Solutions

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  1. A Look at Some Enhancements Under the SAP Transportation Management Hood

    Learn about major enhancements introduced in SAP Transportation Management (SAP TM) 9.1 that will help in managing transportation process across industries. Find enhanced transportation planning functionality that enables you to efficiently manage truck loads. Find out how functionalities such as the collaboration portal and strategic freight procurement enable close collaboration with your partners. Discover how…...…

  2. Maximize Supply Chain Transparency and Gain Control of Freight Spend with the Latest SAP TM Capabilities

    Achieving increased transparency across today’s complex supply chains is a fundamental objective for many organizations. Gaining such visibility has proven to be a very real challenge impacting both operational efficiency and customer service levels. Equally important is the ability to effectively manage transportation costs, which is critical in achieving total efficiency across the entire supply…...…

  3. Improved Supply Chain Processes Bring Intel Real Savings

    SAP S/4HANA offers enterprises tremendous potential to go beyond performance and simplicity and deliver significant business value as part of an enterprise-wide digital transformation, but this approach must be understood, considered and incorporated into by SAP and Partners SAPinsider - 2006 (Volume 7), January (Issue 1) by SAP and Partners SAPinsider - 2006 (Volume 7),…

  4. Optimizing Supply Chain Visibility with SAP Transportation Management

    Obtaining transparency across today’s rapidly evolving and highly complex supply chain is essential in establishing a streamlined, cooperative, well-oiled supply chain machine. However, there are many organizational challenges to overcome, such as a persistent reliance on manual tendering processes, inability to ensure timely interactions with carriers due to a lack of an effective collaboration platform,…...…

  5. Allow Your Customers to Track Deliveries Online with SAP E-Commerce for mySAP ERP

    You can use two different methods to allow customers to track orders via the Web. The simplest method involves tracking orders with the Bill of Lading field and works best when all items for one line item in an order ship together in the same package. A more complex method involves the Express Delivery Company…...…

  6. Defending Against Fraud with Descartes’ MacroPoint FraudGuard

    Despite increased efforts to educate and raise awareness among shipping companies about the spectrum of fraud risks—from the more recognized threats like double brokering and trailer theft to the subtler, emerging schemes—the challenges remain formidable. The financial and operational burdens stemming from fraud, such as stolen loads and unauthorized mode switching, are significant and often…

  7. Digital Supply Chain

    Improving Customer Service & Mitigating Transportation Disruptions with Descartes Supply Chain Visibility & Connectivity Solutions

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    Visibility in supply chains goes beyond just tracking freight location – it involves anticipating delays, providing predictive ETAs, and optimizing operations. This broader visibility generates value across multiple departments by addressing consumer demands for swift, accurate order fulfillment and detailed delivery information. However, fragmented systems and processes among suppliers, distributors, carriers, and stakeholders hamper seamless…

  8. Provide Visibility of Your Company’s Assets in a Changing Business Model

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    Some SAP professionals assume Supply Network Collaboration, Collaboration Folders, and Supply Chain Event Manager are products better suited for a repetitive manufacturing environment. However, you can use them effectively in a make-to-order, configure-to-order environment. Key Concept Supply Chain Event Manager (SCEM) provides visibility of your business processes outside the four walls of your company. It…...…

  9. Enhancing the Efficiency and Sustainability of Global Supply Chains with Descartes

    In the current business environment, marked by intense competition, escalating customer expectations, frequent resource shortages, and significant economic challenges, it's imperative for organizations to effectively manage their supply chains. This requires a holistic strategy, incorporating efficient delivery, improved customer experience, fleet optimization, strict cost management, and enhancing the performance of both drivers and vehicles. At…

  10. What’s New in Charge Management in SAP TM 9.0 and 9.1 for Air, Ocean, and Rail

    Learn how to set up the charge management process in SAP Transportation Management (SAP TM) applicable for both shipper and logistic service provider (LSP) scenarios. Compare functionalities available in SAP TM 9.0 and 9.1. Key Concept The transportation charge management component is the most robust and flexible engine used in the SAP Transportation Management (SAP…...…