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TML - Transport planning for FTL-LTL with

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Process Diagram

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SAP ERP

SAP TM
Transportation
Specialist

Sales Assistant

Tendering Manager

Carrier Settlement
Specialist

E-Mail/Fax/Letter/
Web UI

SAP EM

Customer Service
Agent (Carrier)

Transportation
Specialist

Create Sales
Orders

Create Order Based


Transportation
Requirements

B
Check Creation
of Order-Based
Transportation
Requirements

Freight Units are


created
automatically
according to FUBR

C
Check Freight
Units Building
D
Perform
Optimization Run

Create Freight
Orders
D
Check Creation
of Freight Orders

D
Perform Carrier
Selection for
Freight Orders
1

Process
Quotations and
Overdue RFQs

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SAP ERP
Sales Assistant

SAP TM
Transportation
Specialist

Tendering Manager

Carrier Settlement
Specialist

E-Mail/Fax/Letter/
Web UI

SAP EM

Customer Service
Agent (Carrier)

Transportation
Specialist

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E
Check Tendering
Progress of LTL
FO (Direct
Tendering)
E
Check Tendering
Progress of FTL
FO (Multi Step
Tendering)
2

Send Tendering
Notification
Emails

Check E-Mail
Inbox for RFQ
Notification
F

Process
Quotations and
Overdue RFQs

Accept RFQ

E
Track Tendering
Progress and
Award Quotation

Charge
Calculation

Cost Distribution
2

Send Tendering
Notification
Emails
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SAP ERP
Shipping Specialist

SAP TM

Transportation
Specialist

Transportation
Specialist

Carrier Settlement
Specialist

E-Mail/Fax/Letter/
Web UI

SAP EM

Customer Service
Agent (Carrier)

Transportation
Specialist

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Check E-Mail
Inbox for
Tendering Result
Notification
D
Create Outbound
Deliveries
B
Check Outbound
Deliveries
Creation

Create and Send


Delivery Proposals
to SAP ERP

Create DeliveryBased
Transportation
Requirements

Schedule to
send the Truck

Reassign Freight
Units from OTR
to DTR
D

Check Update of
Freight Orders
D
Create ERP
Shipment

G
Check Shipments
Creation

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Create Shipments

Truck arrives at
ship-fromlocation

Report Events
for Freight Order
Execution
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SAP ERP
Shipping Specialist

Transportation
Specialist

SAP TM
Transportation
Specialist

Carrier Settlement
Specialist

E-Mail/Fax/Letter/
Web UI

SAP EM

Customer Service
Agent (Carrier)

Transportation
Specialist
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Process Event
Msg. (Loading
Begin)
Process Event
Msg. (Loading
End)
Process Event
Msg. (Departure)
Process Event
Msg. (Proof of
Pickup)
Process Event
Msg. (Arrival at
Destination)
Process Event
Msg. (Unloading
Begin)
Process Event
Msg. (Unloading
End)
Process Event
Msg. (Proof of
Delivery)

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SAP TM

E-Mail/Fax/Letter/
Web UI

Carrier Settlement
Specialist

Customer Service
Agent (Carrier)

SAP ERP
Transportation
Specialist

Accounting Clerk

Controller

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I
Review Freight
Agreement
J
Check Charge
Calculation
J
Create Purchase
Order

Create Freight
Cost Distribution

Create Service
Entry Sheet
K
Invoice
Verification and
Posting
B

Create and Transfer


Freight Settlement
Document

Update Freight
Order & Freight
Settlement
Document

Update Freight
Order & Freight
Settlement
Document

Release Freight
Cost Distribution to
Accounting

Check Freight
Order

Carrier sends
Invoice

M
Check Freight Cost
Distribution

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Icon Legend
Icon

Name

Create Sales Order [VA01]; SAP ERP Menu: Logistics Sales and Distribution Sales Order Create

Check Creation of Order-Based Transportation Requirements [VA03]; SAP ERP Menu: Logistics Sales and Distribution Sales Order Display

Check Freight Units Building [NWBC]; SAP TM Menu: NWBC ERP Logistics Integration Worklist Overview Transportation Requirements

Perform Optimization Run [NWBC]; SAP TM Menu: NWBC Planning Planning Transportation Cockpit

Check Creation of Freight Orders [NWBC]; SAP TM Menu: NWBC Planning Planning Transportation Cockpit

Perform Carrier Selection for Freight Orders [NWBC]; SAP TM Menu: NWBC Planning Planning Transportation Cockpit

Check Tendering Progress of LTL FO (Direct Tendering) [NWBC]; SAP TM Menu: Freight Order Management Road Overview Tendering

Check Tendering Progress of FTL FO (Multi Step Tendering) [NWBC]; SAP TM Menu: Freight Order Management Road Overview Tendering

Accept RFQ [NWBC]; SAP TM Menu: Freight Order Management Road Overview Tendering for Carriers

Track Tendering Progress and Award Quotation [NWBC]; SAP TM Menu: Freight Order Management Road Overview Tendering

Create and Send Delivery Proposals to SAP ERP [NWBC]; SAP TM Menu: NWBC Planning Planning Transportation Cockpit

Check Outbound Delivery Creation [VA03]; SAP ERP Menu: Logistics Sales and Distribution Sales Order Display

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Icon Legend
Icon

Name

Check Update of Freight Orders [NWBC]; SAP TM Menu: NWBC Planning Planning Transportation Cockpit

Create Shipment [NWBC]; ]; SAP TM Menu: NWBC Planning Planning Transportation Cockpit

Check Shipments Creation [VT03N]; SAP ERP Menu: Logistics Logistics Execution Transportation Transportation Planning Display

Report Events for Freight Order Execution [/SAPTRX/EM_START]; SAP EM Menu: SAP menu Event Management Web Interface Search

Review Freight Agreement [NWBC]; SAP TM Menu: Master Data Charge Management and Service Product Catalogs Freight Agreements Display
Freight Agreement

Check Charge Calculation [NWBC]; SAP TM Menu: Freight Settlement Worklist Overview Freight Settlement Documents

Create and Transfer Freight Settlement Document [NWBC]; SAP TM Menu: Freight Settlement Worklist Overview Freight Settlement Documents

Invoice Verification and Posting [MIRO]; SAP ERP Menu: Logistics Materials Management Logistics Invoice Verification Document Entry Enter
Invoice

Check Freight Order [NWBC]; SAP TM Menu: Freight Settlement Worklist Overview Freight Settlement Documents

Release Freight Cost Distribution to Accounting [WLFLTM2]; SAP ERP Menu: Logistics Agency Business Environment Report Selection
Transportation Management Display Freight Cost Allocation Documents for Transportation Management Document

Check Freight Cost Distribution [WLFLTM]; SAP ERP Menu: Logistics Agency Business Environment Report Selection Transportation
Management Documents for Freight Cost Allocation

Background Report: Process Quotations and Overdue RFQs: /SCMTMS/TEND_CONT_PROCESS

Background Report: Send Tendering Notification Emails: /SCMTMS/TEND_NOTIFICATION_MAIL

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Icon Legend
Icon

Name

Interfaces
1 ERP: SLO_TransportationRequestSUITERequst_Out

TM: IntracompanyTransportationRequestRequest_In
2

ERP: OutboundDeliveryBulkCreateRequest_In
TM: OutboundDeliveryBulkCreateRequest_Out

3 ERP: OutboundDeliveryBulkConfirmation_Out;

TM: OutboundDeliveryBulkConfirmation_In;

ERP: ODP_TransportationRequestSUITERequest_Out
TM: IntracompanyTransportationRequestRequest_In

4 ERP: TransportationOrderSCMExecutionRequest_In

TM: TransportationOrderSCMExecutionRequest_Out
5 ERP: TransportationOrderSUITEInvoicingPreparationRequest_In

TM: TransportationOrderSUITEInvoicingPreparationRequest_Out
6 ERP: TransportationOrderSUITEInvoicingPreparationConfirmation_Out

TM: TransportationOrderSUITEInvoicingPreparationConfirmation_In
7 ERP: InvoiceNotification_Out

TM: InvoiceNotification_In
8

Event Handler Post: /SAPTRX/BAPI_EH_POST; Event Message: /SAPTRX/BAPI_EH_ADDEVENTMSG_02

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