What is SAP Transportation Management?
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By: Team Krypt - July 18th, 2018


SAP’s Transportation Management (TM) solution is a holistic integrated platform used to streamline transportation processes of shippers and logistic service providers. The solution has been evolving since 2008 and has gone through major enhancements since the release of version 8.0. Currently there are over 700 active SAP TM installations by shippers, logistics service providers and carriers ranging from small companies to large enterprises. The solution offers robust capabilities that can support the needs of different industries such as retail, Hi-Tech, chemical, CPG, financial, healthcare, automotive and others.

If your organization suffers from insufficient utilization of operational assets, increasing transportation complexity and is under pressure to reduce transportation costs SAP TM can provide a unique approach to resolve these problems. Your organization can have tangible results instantly after the solution is implemented.

When your organization implements SAP TM you can expect 5-15% savings in freight spend, end-to-end transportation visibility, improved service levels and increased business productivity. You will be able to make educated and rational business decisions based on data available at your fingertips. You will experience savings through efficient load utilization, rate shopping across carriers and higher asset utilization. The system can  also provide precise shipment  status with out-of-the-box integration with SAP Event Management. Productivity of your transpiration process will also improve by reducing redundancies and eliminating manual processes. SAP TM system is available as a standalone or embedded version.


SAP TM Solution has been designed for transportation and logistics requirement of all industries and helps them to reduce transportation costs and improve logistics efficiency and flexibility.


SAP TM enables you to manage all inbound and outbound domestic and international freight in the same environment and provides traceability and visibility of orders, shipments, items, and logistics processes.


SAP has solution that would allow us to split our freight cost by all the different accessorial, truck loads, to the article level. And there’s substantial savings just based on transparency & reporting alone


We wanted a system that would improve visibility across the organization and allow us to leverage relationships to negotiate rates, volume, and contracts. SAP Transportation Management is helping Cargill optimize opportunities across all of the business units

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