TMP008: TOR

The Business Object Transportation Order (or /SCMTMS/TOR or short TOR) the the technical basis for all planning, subcontracting and execution documents in TM like Freight Unit, Freight Order, Bokking Order and Transportation Unit.
This episode describes the basic ideas behinf this business objects and the main components of its modelling.

All information provided by this podcast is based on our best knowledge. However there can be wrong information or things can be changed.

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TMP007: The Process Controller

The process controller is a generic tool widely used in TM.
After a short introduction what the process controller actually is, with some examples etc.
we talk about the necessary customizing.
Some technical details about what technically happens are also there.
Finally we talk about the ways of using the process controller to enhance the standard functionality.

All information provided by this podcast is based on our best knowledge. However there can be wrong information or things can be changed.

TMP006: TM UI Basics

Today we are getting technical: We are talking about the UI techniques and layers in TM.
We start from the different end user presetnations techniques like the Netweaer Business client or the portal.
Getting clother to the backend we visit WebDynpro and the Floorplan Manager.
And finally we come to our magic Floorplanmanager-FPM-Integration-layer FBI.
Some words about enhancements are also not missing.
We try to give tips and tricks on our journey through the different UI layers.

All information provided by this podcast is based on our best knowledge. However there can be wrong information or things can be changed.

TMP004: LCL with SAP TM

This Episode describes the LCL( Less than Container Load) process from a Freight Forwarder / 3PL perspective. We first discuss the generic LCL process to set a basic understanding.

Then we high level talk about how the LCL process is handled in TM, going step by step from
– Capacity Management
– Order Taking
– Receiving at the first warehouse
– Routing and organizational interaction between the involved org units of the Freight Forwarder
– Assignment of the stages to pickup, feeder, Ocean Booking, defeeder, delivery
– Warehouse interaction
– Drayage Orders
– Interaction between the sending and receiving Org Units (Export&Import process)
– Charge Calculation Invoicing & internal settlement

[audio http://archive.org/download/lcl_recording/LCL_recordingAAC.m4a]

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TMP003: Conditions

This episode is all about conditions. We talk about the use cases, what is defined in a condition type, the Data Access Definitions and everything else around the setup.

We give insights about transporting conditions, BRFplus as such and even how to use conditions in your own developments.

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TMP002: Tendering

This episode is all about Tendering. Starting with an short explanation what tendering actually is we talk through an end to end tendering process.
All relevant configuration is explained and we also tried to explain some typical use cases for the settings. We discussed the different roles involved, like the tendering manager, the carriers contact person etc.
The different means of communication like email based tendering, the tendering APP and EDI are also visited.
Common issues in config and how to prevent them are also in scope of this episode. Finally we briefly mention the BAdIs involved here.

The consulting note mentioned is 1697835, link to the note.
SAP Transport Tendering App in the app store: http://appstore.com/saptransporttendering

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TMP 001: Freight Units and Freight Unit Building

This episode is all about freight units and freight unit building.
Questions like
• What is a freight unit and why could I need one
• When and how is freight unit building triggered
• What are all those settings in the Freight Unit Building Rule for and how is the FUB rule determined
• What is a short cut process

are discussed in here.

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