SAP Transportation Management (SAP TM) supports you in all activities connected with the physical transportation of goods from one location to another. You can use SAP TM to perform the following activities, for example: create forwarding orders for your ordering parties, transfer orders and deliveries from an ERP system, create freight bookings, plan the transportation and select carriers, tender transportation services, dispatch and monitor the transportation, calculate the transportation charges for both the ordering party and the supplier side, and consider foreign trade and dangerous goods regulations.
- Optimize assignment and tendering of shipments to carriers.
- Reduce costs by consolidating orders and optimizing shipments from centralized locations or distributed units.
- Calculate and settle freight and shipments costs with greater accuracy.
- Improve regulation compliance with reliable access to denied-party and embargo lists for international shipping.