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Part-1: What is new in S/4HANA TM 2020?

Authored by: Vijendra Kargudri Globally transportation plays a key role in facilitating the global trade up and the down the supply chain eco-system. Even more critical is the transportation management across different scenarios and business models. With increasing complexities, the Transportation Management tool needs to be upgraded to add teeth to the existing/outdated functionalities. In … Continue reading “Part-1: What is new in S/4HANA TM 2020?”

By: Krypt Team - February 18th, 2021

How SAP Transportation Management helped Postal Industry modernize its services?

Authored by: Vijendra Kargudri Postal Industry Before the advent of telecommunication & e-mail, for centuries, global communication was through the written posts. Globally, the postal industry catered to the distribution of written letters through a multi-modal network, to the remotest part of the land. The process being manual, was slow & inefficient. Today, in the digitalized … Continue reading “How SAP Transportation Management helped Postal Industry modernize its services?”

By: Krypt Team - July 17th, 2020

Understanding the role of Dimensional Weight in Modern Day Shipments

Authored by: Prashanth Prabhakaran Dimensional Weight & its Role For decades, shipping costs have historically been calculated based on gross weight in kilograms or pounds. However, when we continue to charge by weight for large-sized yet “lightweight” or “low-density” packages, the whole affair becomes unprofitable for Freight Carriers due to the amount of space the … Continue reading “Understanding the role of Dimensional Weight in Modern Day Shipments”

By: Krypt Team - June 4th, 2020

4 Major Strategies for Automatic Carrier Selection using SAP TM

Authored by: Shruti Ram Carrier Selection For shipment companies, saving cost is one of the main goals to implement Transportation Management. This is largely done by consolidation, load planning and by selecting cheapest carrier. Facilitation of carrier selection is one of the important features of SAP Transportation Management. SAP TM helps assign the appropriate carrier for … Continue reading “4 Major Strategies for Automatic Carrier Selection using SAP TM”

By: Krypt Team - May 22nd, 2020

Shifting from classic Freight Payment to Freight Settlement process

Authored by: Ashish Mallik Evolution of Transportation Business Transportation business especially from Carrier Collaboration standpoint has been rapidly evolving. Owing to increased complexity of contracts with carriers & increasing competition in the market; the traditional procurement & freight payment system is not feasible anymore as a long-term solution. Be it a shipper/supplier or a 3rd … Continue reading “Shifting from classic Freight Payment to Freight Settlement process”

By: Krypt Team - April 24th, 2020

Leverage 90-day SAP LBN free license to mitigate COVID-19 crisis

Authored by: Hariharan Subramanian Most businesses across the globe have been facing disruptions especially to their Supply Chain. They have been facing unprecedented delays and congestion crisis. Due to lockdown, many of them have no manpower to clear the backlog. Various packages have been stranded at isolated geographies/locations. Shippers ought to have a quick turnaround and … Continue reading “Leverage 90-day SAP LBN free license to mitigate COVID-19 crisis”

By: Krypt Team - April 13th, 2020

The Top 5 Impacts of COVID-19 on Transportation Management

Authored by: Hariharan Subramanian   With the turn of events in the wake of Coronavirus or COVID-19 pandemic disrupting the entire world over the past few weeks/months, we need to take note that this kind of disruption has never been witnessed or even imagined in our lifetime! Almost every country in the world has reported at … Continue reading “The Top 5 Impacts of COVID-19 on Transportation Management”

By: Krypt Team - April 1st, 2020

Gain end-to-end supply chain visibility integrating SAP TM on SAP S/4HANA & SAP GTS

Authored by: Vijendra Kargudri   Global Trade Businesses – Challenges galore Businesses involved in global trade, on day-to-day basis face challenges to efficiently cater with optimum supply matching the market demands. To do so, they need to possess efficient shipment/transportation for their products backed by end-to-end visibility across the supply chain. Businesses can achieve this by … Continue reading “Gain end-to-end supply chain visibility integrating SAP TM on SAP S/4HANA & SAP GTS”

By: Krypt Team - March 25th, 2020

SAP TM Parcel Scenario – shippers’ need of the hour

Authored by: Shruti Ram With expansion of e-commerce globally, consumer preferences have moved more towards just-in-time delivery. The variety of delivery options along with the perceived quality of the delivery service are the key-differentiator for such consumers and hence directly impacts the e-commerce landscape. Most of the time, during the shipping process shippers encounter numerous hurdles … Continue reading “SAP TM Parcel Scenario – shippers’ need of the hour”

By: Krypt Team - February 21st, 2020