Transportation is an essential element inthe logistics chain. It affects both incoming and outgoing goods. Effectivetransportation planning and processing ensure that shipments are dispatchedwithout delay and arrive on schedule. Transportation costs play an essentialrole in the calculation of the price of a product. It is important to keepthese transportation costs to a minimum so that the price of a product remainscompetitive. Efficient transportation planning and processing helps to keepthese costs down.
This business scenario describes thepossibilities for the usage of Sales and Distribution (SD) and LogisticsExecution Transportation (LE-TRA) as tool for the order handling process atLogistics Service Providers. In addition to building block D32 “OrderManagement for LSP” this scenario also contains the execution steps withinLE-TRA.
Within this process a shipping order iscreated. After saving the order automatically a delivery is created includingthe handling units which are to be shipped to the ship-to-party.
· Create LSP booking.
· Analyze planned costs andrevenues.
· Display delivery & handlingunits.
· Print HU labels.
Plan-actual Analysis on Sales Order Item
Display Delivery & Handling Units
Print HU Labels
Using the Transportation Management modulethe required shipments are planned, executed and settled to the forwardingagent.
Create Shipment – Main Leg by Road
Create Shipment – preliminary leg by road
Create Shipment – Subsequent Leg by road
Create Output for Forwarding Agent
Load Handling Units at Customer
Display Shipment Loading Status
Preliminary shipment completion
Assign Vehicle to Main Shipment
Main Shipment Completion
Subsequent Shipment unload Start
Unload Handling Units at Customer
Subsequent Shipment Completion
Create Billing Document
Set Shipment End Status
Post Costs for Customs Processing
Create Shipment Cost Documents
Freight Cost Settlement
Display Shipment Cost Settlement (internal agent)
Display Shipment Cost Settlement (external agent)
Freight invoice check
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