Transportation Management with SAP: Embedded and Standalone


With this comprehensive guide, learn how to configure and use TM functionality in both SAP TM 9.6 and SAP S/4Hana 1809. Start with the TM fundamentals: solution options, architecture, and master data. Then walk step by step through key TM processes such as transportation planning, subcontracting, and charge management.

Transportation Management with SAP: Embedded and Standalone | Bernd Lauterbach (Author) | Sap Pr America

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Table of Contents
Chapter 1: SAP Transportation Management Foundation
Standard Software for Transportation, SAP S/4HANA as a Future-Proof Platform, SAP TM as Part of SAP S/4HANA, Summary

Chapter 2: Solution Architecture and Technological Concepts
Technological Foundation of SAP TM, User Interface Technologies, Frameworks and Tools Used throughout SAP TM, Integration Technology with SAP TM, Summary

Chapter 3: Master Data
General Master Data, Transportation Network, Resources, Summary

Chapter 4: Transportation Requirements and Order Management
Triggering the Transportation Management Process, Forwarding Orders and Forwarding Quotations, Summary

Chapter 5: Transportation Capacity Management
Capacity Management, Allocations, Business Shares, Freight Bookings, Summary

Chapter 6: Transportation Planning
Documents and Decisions, Freight Units, Package Building, Transportation Units, Planning Strategies, Profiles, and Setting, Manual Planning, Automated Planning, Summary

Chapter 7: Carrier Selection and Subcontracting
Carrier Selection, Freight Order Management, Freight Tendering, Summary

Chapter 8: Transportation Execution and Monitoring
Transportation Execution, SAP Event Management, SAP Global Track and Trace, Summary

Chapter 9: Transportation Compliance
SAP Global Trade Services, SAP S/4HANA for Product Compliance, External Compliance Service Providers, Summary

Chapter 10: Transportation Charge Management
Charge Calculation Master Data and Customizing, Contract Determination, Charge Calculation Logic, Strategic Vendor Contract Management, Summary

Chapter 11: Charge Settlement
Charge Settlement and Billing, Cost Distribution, Summary

Chapter 12: Charge Calculation and Settlement for Logistics Service Providers
Charge Calculation Master Data, Charge Calculation Logic, Billing and Settlement, Settlement with SAP Billing and Revenue Innovation Management, Strategic Customer Contract Management, Summary

Chapter 13: Integration with Other Components
Analytics, Integration with SAP EWM, SAP Transportation Resource Planning, SAP Yard Logistics, SAP Logistics Business Network, Blockchain in Logistics, SAP Customer Relationship Management, Summary

Chapter 14: Implementation Best Practices
Large Transportation Management System Installations, Customer Onboarding in SAP TM Installations, Use of Central Control Elements in SAP TM Setup, Optimize the Sequence of SAP TM Configuration, SAP TM Scenario Builder, Moving SAP TM from the SAP Business Suite to an SAP S/4HANA System, Consider SAP TM’s Strengths and Limitations, Enhance SAP TM via SAP Innovative Business Solutions, Summary

Chapter 15: Summary and Outlook

Written by IISCM

Integrated Institute of Supply Chain Management, a unit of Fhyzics Business Consultants Private Limited specialising in supply chain management consulting and education. IISCM trains and certifies SCM professionals in procurement, supply chain management, inventory, and warehousing.

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