Goals

  • Understand the usage of Forwarding Orders and Forwarding Quotations
  • Set Up Forwarding Order types to use them in the business process
  • Create and use Forwarding Quotations and templates
  • Build Freight Units from Forwarding Orders to start transportation planning
  • Plan international transports
  • Use ocean and air schedules
  • Facilitate export and import processing within a global logistics service provider company
  • Pre-book capacities with ocean liners or airlines
  • Explain the use of service product catalogs and the set up of contracts between your company and your customers
  • Create forwarding settlement documents and integrate them with SAP ERP
  • Apply forwarding specific charge calculation and settlement methods”

Audience

  • Application Consultant
  • Business Process Architect
  • Business Process Owner / Team Lead / Power User
  • Solution Architect
  • User

Prerequisites

Essential

Recommended

  • TM211
  • TM300
  • TM310
  • TM410
  • TM120
  • SAP01
  • General knowledge about SAP Supply Chain Execution platform
  • General knowledge about Transportation & Logistics”

Course based on software release

  • SAP Transportation Management 9.3

Content

  • Freight Forwarding Process
    • Describing Forwarding Orders
  • Forwarding Orders
    • Using the Forwarding Order Document
    • Creating a Forwarding Order
    • Defining a Forwarding Order with a Location and Business Partner
    • Routing a Forwarding Order
    • Calculating Charges
    • Creating a Forwarding Quotation
  • Forwarding Order Templates
    • Creating a Forwarding Order from a Template
  • Advanced Transportation Network
    • Defining Carrier Schedules
    • Creating Sailing Schedules
    • Combining Schedules in the Transportation Network
    • Analyzing the Results of the Path Finder
  • International Shipments
    • Modeling Ocean Shipping
    • Creating Modes and Means of Transport to Support Ocean Shipments
    • Booking Ocean Capacity to Execute Planning for International Shipments
    • Creating Freight Bookings
    • Creating Forwarding Orders
    • Executing Planning for International Less than Container Load (LCL) Shipments
    • Planning Container Provision
    • Analyzing an LCL Air Transportation Process
  • Advanced Capacity Planning
    • Planning Freight Documents Using Schedules
  • Freight Booking Management
    • Creating Freight Bookings for Consolidation
    • Generating Freight Orders for Pick up and Delivery
  • Service Order Management
    • Managing Service Orders
    • Creating Instruction Sets
  • Export and Import Handling
    • Defining Export and Import Organizational Collaboration
  • Forwarding Agreement Management
    • Identifying Forwarding Agreement Items
    • Creating a Service Product Catalog
    • Creating a Forwarding Settlement Document
  • Customer Settlement
    • Applying Cost Pull
    • Applying Flexible Invoicing Methodology
    • Creating a Collective Forwarding Settlement Document
    • Invoicing Carriers
  • Internal Settlement
    • Settling Intercompany Transportation Costs
    • Settling Intracompany Transportation Costs
    • Configuring Intracompany Settlement Settings
  • Strategic Freight Selling
    • Strategic Freight Selling Processing Steps
    • Receiving a Request for Quotation (RFQ)
    • Generating Responses
    • Negotiating Rounds
    • Generating Agreements for Strategic Freight Selling
    • Assigning Users at the Forwarding Agreement Quotation (FWAQ) Item Level