Describing the Day-to-Day Business of a Transportation Service Agent in SAP Transportation Management

Objectives

After completing this lesson, you will be able to:

  • Describe the day-to-day business of a Transportation Service Agent in SAP S/4HANA Transportation Management

Day-to-Day Business of a Transportation Service Agent

Day-to-Day Business of a Transportation Service Agent in SAP S/4HANA Supply Chain for Transportation Management

Watch the following video to learn about Bettina, a transportation service agent, and what her day-to-day job entails.

The transportation service agent role includes the following tasks:

  • Reviewing freight units created from the sales orders, purchase orders and stock transport order. 
  • Creating forwarding orders, managing quotations, and proposing planning routes. 
  • Calculating carrier costs and customer pricing. 
  • Entering dangerous goods data, and triggering customs checks and dangerous goods checks. 
  • Manually creating forwarding settlement documents. 
  • Displaying relevant documents (for example, freight orders and bills of lading). 

Attempt to emulate Bettina's job by conducting all the necessary steps as guided by the simulation below.

This hands-on approach will enhance your learning experience and enable you to apply your knowledge effectively in real-world scenarios.

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