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  1. Streamline Inbound Freight Costing in 5 Steps

    See how to map the inbound transportation process in R/3 and mySAP ERP Central Component. Then, walk through the configuration steps necessary to automate how the system calculates and settles inbound freight costs. Key Concept A shipment cost document holds the total shipment costs associated with a particular shipment (e.g., freight costs, fuel surcharges, and...…

  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. Ask the FI/CO Expert: “How Can You Segregate the Expected Inbound Freight Costs in Manufactured Goods’ Standard Cost Estimates?”

    You can highlight estimated inbound freight costs in a Product Cost Estimate without having to do convoluted workarounds. The solution is the standard R/3 option called “Delivery Costs.” Learn what the Delivery Costs option is and how you can activate it. Key Concept   This month’s “Ask the Expert” question is one that several people...…

  4. Shipment Costing Tracks Freight Expenses with Improved Accuracy

    SAP shipment costing functionality available within standard SAP Transportation Management can help you track, manage, and reduce transportation costs more efficiently. See how to effectively manage shipment cost estimates during order entry and shipment costing during transportation processing. This functionality enables you to get an accurate view of your company’s transportation costs and is helpful...…

  5. 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...…

  6. 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...…

  7. Supply Chain Visibility Using SAP Transportation Management and SAP Event Management

    Learn how to achieve end-to-end transportation visibility using SAP’s supply chain execution platform. Key Concept SAP’s transportation visibility process is enabled by SAP Transportation Management (SAP TM) and SAP Event Management. SAP TM acts as a transaction data system providing business documents for execution, whereas SAP Event Management provides a transportation monitoring framework for these...…

  8. Descartes MacroPoint Real-time Freight Visibility Solution Helps Enhance Customer Service for Steelcase

     Steelcase enhances customer service and efficiency with Descartes MacroPoint integrated with SAP Transportation Management. By reducing tracking time by 50% and improving communication agility, Steelcase minimizes disruptions, improves service performance, and cuts internal tracking costs. This content is for Basic Access, SAPinsider Monthly Subscription, SAPinsider Annual Subscription, and SAPinsider Premium Annual Subscription members only.Log In…

  9. How to Integrate Warehouse Processes with SAP TM for a Shipper Scenario

    Learn how to set up the integration between SAP Transportation Management (SAP TM), SAP ERP Central Component (ECC), and SAP Extended Warehouse Management (EWM). When a customer places an order to transport a product with pickup from a warehouse, end-to-end process integration between warehouse operations and execution, transportation planning, and the freight settlement (based on...…

  10. Agriculture Commodity Scheduling

    Agriculture commodities follow a complex supply chain and are influenced by global demand and inventory levels along with local weather, harvest conditions, and freight availability. The commodities are traded, hedged, stored, and speculated in most of the world. The commodity therefore transacts through multiple entities before it is ultimately consumed by processing units for end-customer…