OUT NOW! SAP Truck Transportation for Shippers rapid-deployment solution

February 27, 2014 Doreen Baseler
Check out the latest SAP SCM rapid-deployment solution offering, released just now in Q1/2014:

SAP Truck Transportation for Shippers rapid-deployment solution (NEW package)

 

What's in it

This rapid-deployment solution is designed for shippers to manage order consolidation, routing, scheduling, carrier selection, and constraint-handling. It helps to plan, execute, monitor, and settle freight cost for truck transports. The communication to the carrier or freight forwarder is facilitated using Web UI and e-mail. This solution supports the following key processes:

  • Transportation direction: Outbound
  • Transportation planning:

(1) Optimizer-based order consolidation, carrier selection, and constraint-handling for scenarios like full container load versus less than container load, pool distribution, and intermodal rail
(2) Automatic freight order creation for a full truck load, and
(3) Option for interactive planning

  • Upload of customer-specific transportation network with solution builder
  • Freight tendering: Direct tendering for already selected carriers and RFQ-based tendering for carrier selection with multiple-step approach incl. peer-to-peer and broadcast
  • Communication with carriers using the Web UI or e-mail
  • Execution monitoring with standard configuration of the SAP Event Management application
  • Freight charge management, including freight calculation, invoice verification, and cost distribution

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Software scope as covered in this rapid-deployment solution, can be implemented in as little as 11 weeks

 

 

What's new with V1.90

  • Combines the following rapid-deployment solutions into one:

    • SAP Transportation Planning for Shippers rapid-deployment solution,

    • SAP Freight Tendering for Shippers rapid-deployment solution, and

    • SAP Transportation Charge Management for Shippers rapid-deployment solution for truck transports with the extension of SAP Event Management, based on the SAP Transportation Management 9.0 application

  • Replaces the following solutions: SAP Transportation Planning for Shippers rapid-deployment solution and SAP Freight Tendering for Shippers rapid-deployment solution. The functionality of these packages is mostly covered in the new truck transportation rapid-deployment solution and can be individually used with a modular service approach.

  • Follows a flexible (modular) approach for service implementation

  • Follows a flexible approach for use in project phases, which is reflected in a sandbox-only setup, using it for the start of the implementation phase or until the run phase

  • Makes metric units of measure available in all documents

  • Allows upload of master data after solution activation

 

Where to find more information

Check out the package information in SAP Service Marketplace: http://service.sap.com/rds-tm-tt

 

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