SAP Transportation Management (SAP TM) enables transport planning to be carried out based on sales orders and deliveries, and thus optimization of transport costs. SAP TM supports integration with SAP ERP Central Component (SAP ECC), SAP Extended Warehouse Management (SAP EWM), SAP Event Management (SAP EM), SAP Global Trade Services (SAP GTS), SAP Environment Health & Safety (SAP EH&S) and SAP Customer Relation Management (SAP CRM).
Transport capacity and requirements planning
Performance analysis of freight forwarders and historical data on trade lanes in order to plan future transport requirements.
Transport requirements management
Management of transport requirements from order entry up to final settlement, and linking of order processing with the order management and procurement processes.
Freight planning and optimization
Creation of freight plans and optimization and consolidation of national, international, individual and multi-modal transports => maximum freight volumes at minimum cost
Interactive freight tendering
Software with comprehensive options for setting up of multi-level, automated or interactive freight tenders.
Freight and freight settlement
Administration of standard and complex freight agreements and the associated master data and calculation rules for freight forwarders and customers. Freight costs, revenues and profits can be calculated precisely and automatically.
SAP Transportation Management Portal
A portal to support collaboration with freight forwarders on common business processes relating to freight order management, freight settlement, freight agreement management, and incident management.
SAP TM simplifies transport management and integrates business and logistics processes into the overall network.