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

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  1. 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…...…

  2. Plan Complex Shipments Using Transportation Leg Planning

    Learn a step-by-step procedure for configuring transportation legs across the supply chain, planning for these shipments, and determining the costs involved with a real-life example. Even though transportation leg planning is well integrated with various SAP modules, in most companies this activity is handled in bits and pieces by the logistics, sales, and finance teams…....…

  3. 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…...…

  4. How to Configure Shipment Cost as a Delivery Cost for an Accurate Valuation of Inventory

    Transportation costs related to inbound deliveries represent an important consideration in inventory value and need to be taken into account. Learn how to configure settings to customize shipments costs as delivery costs. Key Concept Shipment costs are not directly transferred to the accounting department, but are included in the materials management (MM) goods receipt document…...…

  5. Take Control of Inbound Transportation

    Reading time: 18 mins

    See how to configure your SAP R/3 or mySAP ERP Central Component system for inbound transportation. These eight configuration steps also help prepare you for future use of advanced transportation tools, such as Transportation Planning and Vehicle Scheduling. Key Concept A shipment document, generated in the transportation solution in R/3 or mySAP ERP Central Component…...…

  6. 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…...…

  7. How to Use Collective Processing with Business Criteria to Create a Shipment Document

    The creation of a transport (shipment) document represents a very important step in the distribution chain. Generation of this document is based on numerous factors. Learn how using collective processing can help you save time when creating a shipment document. Key Concept Collective processing allows the generation of documents (shipment documents). This functionality enables you…...…

  8. Automatic Generation of Invoices for Transport and Surcharge per Shipping Value

    In sales flows in supply chain execution, a sales order may require several outbound delivery documents for the volume (dimensions) of an item. These delivery documents can be delivered in different shipment documents. Learn how to split the invoice automatically for each transport document using invoice documents generated automatically from the shipment document. This process…...…

  9. Ask the SCM Expert: Reduce Shipment Costs by Consolidating Deliveries

    Delivery consolidation is a widely useful but largely undocumented procedure. Learn an expert-tested method to set up consolidated shipping for your customers. Key Concept I have been struggling with consolidated shipments. SAP seems to do a pretty good job defining the delivery process and how it is configured, but the use of shipments to group…...…

  10. Enhance Warehouse Visibility with the Picking Wave Monitor

    Reading time: 12 mins

    Improve the efficiency and productivity of your warehouse operations by using the picking wave monitor to track the processing status of wave picks in SAP ERP Central Component (ECC) 5.0. Key Concept In most warehouses, the outbound picking workload for a specific day is usually broken up into smaller, more manageable groups of work to…...…