SAP Transportation Management

TM Partner Enablement for S/4 HANA 1709 Supply Chain for Transportation Management

One of the key tasks for the TM Partner Office  is to provide our partners enablement, especially when a new product gets launched. In Transportation Management we recently had this situation with the release of the S/4 HANA 1709 Supply Chain for Transportation Management. Our partners know the processes and functions of the TM 9.x versions, and some of them even had first insights in S/4 HANA. The task now …

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Monday Knowledge Snippet (MKS) – 76 Package Type Code

Today I would like to shine a little light on package type codes, which seems to be a bit complicated to figure out without help. Background: The Supply Chain Execution Package Builder used in SAP Transportation Management and SAP Extended Warehouse Management is capable of packaging products into packages / onto pallets. Products can be assigned to package materials in the product – package type assignment in the SCMB, and …

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Incompabilities on Manual Planning

Hi, If you would like to use incompatibilities on your manual planning process here are a few tips that might be helpful. First, the IMG settings: Assign the methods to a strategy The method  VSRI_CHECK triggers a warning message if a incompatibility is violated; the  VSRI_CHKRJ triggers an error message if a incompatibility is violated. I would assign both methods to the strategy, then your incompatibility settings would define the system …

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Improvements for handling of failed delivery

What´s Delivery Failed? This is about trucking. If for any reason a delivery of a planned transport did not happen we talk about “delivery failed”. It is relevant for Shipper, Freight Forwarding and Logistic Service Provider scenarios. Based on customer requests we improved our handling for failed deliveries, and we down-ported the improvement. Basically, this is addressing the case where a Freight Document exists and you try to  deliver a …

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Monday Knowledge Snippet (MKS) – 76 Package Type Code

Today I would like to shine a little light on package type codes, which seems to be a bit complicated to figure out without help. Background: The Supply Chain Execution Package Builder used in SAP Transportation Management and SAP Extended Warehouse Management is capable of packaging products into packages / onto pallets. Products can be assigned to package materials in the product – package type assignment in the SCMB, and …

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Documentation for SAP TM 9.5 Available

Hello, The documentation for SAP TM 9.5 is now available under the following links: https://help.sap.com/tm95 https://help.sap.com/transportationmanagement95 This page contains links to all documentation types. Any feedback that might help us improve the documentation is very welcome. Be sure to indicate your e-mail address so that we can personally get back to you. Enjoy reading! The SAP TM authors and translators

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How to use condition base filtering for FU selection on the Transportation Cockpit

On TM implementations sometimes you need to select FU stages on your transportation cockpit based on fields that are not available as selection values in the additional selection attributes, using condition base filtering. On this example I will describe a selection for a Z field in the TRQ, but the same logic could also be extended for other standard objects as well. This post complements what is described on the …

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SAP Model Company for Logistics Execution – Architecture Overview

The previous blog Find your way to Digital Supply Chain with SAP Model Company for Logistics Execution unfolds the definition of the SAP Model Company and explains the basics. However our customers out there are interested in clear deliverables they can get and prefer to start their evaluation with something tangible they can look and experience with confidence. Embarked on this transformation journey (regardless of the use case: it could …

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Documentation for TM in S/4HANA 1709 Available

Hi, Curious about Transportation Management as part of S/4HANA 1709? Then check out the following links: What’s New: https://help.sap.com/doc/b870b6ebcd2e4b5890f16f4b06827064/1709%20000/en-US/WN_OP1709_EN.pdf (page 404) Product Assistance: https://help.sap.com/viewer/e3dc5400c1cc41d1bc0ae0e7fd9aa5a2/1709%20000/en-US Enjoy reading! The TM authors and translators

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SAP TM Optimizer – Context Determination

When running the optimizer, a lot of data are read automatically for additional selection or context information. This blog post should give you insides which data are read when and why. If the optimization takes a very long time a reason could be that the context determination is determining (and reading) a very lot of data. Also, locking issues can occur if you aren’t aware which data are read. Network …

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