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SAP Personal Object WorkList for end-users

Authored by: Deepali Choudhary Background The acronym POWL stands for Personal Object WorkList. It is a webdynpro application used for standard UI rendering of business data. Previously, the Universal Worklist (UWL) which served as a generic worklist, was devoid of user-level configuration option. This handicap led SAP to develop SAP Personal Object Worklist. It provides business … Continue reading “SAP Personal Object WorkList for end-users”

By: Krypt Team - July 2nd, 2021

Improving Logistics Performance across Supply Chains using SAP LBN

Author: Vijendra Kargudri Challenges across Supply Chains For most manufacturers/shippers, transporting goods across the supply chains is not their core competency. Hence, they invariably subcontract the logistics process to an external carrier rather than maintain an in-house fleet. Though the logistics is taken care of, there are important issues like documentation, reports, invoices, transportation visibility … Continue reading “Improving Logistics Performance across Supply Chains using SAP LBN”

By: Krypt Team - June 2nd, 2021

TM Scheduling for Stock Transport Orders

Authored by: Ashish Mallik Traditional Sales Order Scheduling One of the major challenge’s business faces at the time of entering sales order for a customer is not knowing the real time transit duration, material availability, availability of the resource, depart scheduling in case of ocean ships. Standard Sales order scheduling functionality which is available in … Continue reading “TM Scheduling for Stock Transport Orders”

By: Krypt Team - April 16th, 2021

WEBINAR: SAP Logistics Business Network – Improve end-to-end Supply Chain visibility

Krypt is pleased to announce a webinar titled – SAP Logistics Business Network – Improve end-to-end Supply Chain visibility on Thursday, May 06, 2021. Who is it for? The recent blockage of the Suez Canal by a single ship has been a costly lesson for all those operating in the Supply Chain  eco-system. If you … Continue reading “WEBINAR: SAP Logistics Business Network – Improve end-to-end Supply Chain visibility”

By: Krypt Team - April 9th, 2021

Ever Given, The Suez Canal and Catastrophic Global Supply Chain Disruption: How did it happen and what can we do to prevent this impact in the future?

Authored by: Vijendra Kargudri How one ship caused catastrophic disruption to global supply chains After a week-long effort by 14 tugboats and dredging, the giant ship ‘Ever Given’, measuring 400 mt long and standing 33 mt tall, budged from its stuck position. It was carrying 200,000 tonnes of cargo (20,000 containers) worth $1 billion through … Continue reading “Ever Given, The Suez Canal and Catastrophic Global Supply Chain Disruption: How did it happen and what can we do to prevent this impact in the future?”

By: Krypt Team - March 31st, 2021

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