Transportation Management – TM
How can this SAP solution be helpful for you?
SAP Transportation Management (SAP TM) provides you support throughout all activities regarding the physical distribution of the products from one location to the other. When you are using SAP TM, you can conducts the following activities.
- Shipping orders are created for order parties.
- Transfer orders and deliveries are formed on ERP system.
- Transportation reservations are made.
- Transportation is planned and transportation company is selected.
- Bidding for the transportation services is conducted.
- Delivery and transportation can be monitored.
- Transportation costs for the party placing the order and for the transportation company are calculated.
- In includes foreign trade and hazardous substance regulations.
An efficient transportation plan that acknowledges applicable limitations (for instance service level, cost and resource usability) can be designed and followed when SAP TM is used. You can define options in order to keep costs fixed or to maximize sources. You can find solutions for deviations from the original transportation plan and take precautions for shipping transactions.