Managing Source Data


After completing this lesson, you will be able to Configure your source data as a first step to calculate transport footprints.

Management of Transportation Source Data

Here are some details of the Manage Data application:

  • It is already filled with some default master data like airports or harbors.
  • Master data entities for freight can be created and edited on the system in the Manage Data app.

The table, Freight Master Data Entities, details the master data entities for freight that you maintain on the Manage Data app.

Freight Master Data Entities

Master Data EntitiesDetails
Business UnitsThe Business Units page enables you to manage functional divisions of company segments and associate vehicles and service providers.
Transport TypesThe Transport Types page enables you to manage a list of different transport types.
Vehicle classesThe Vehicle Classes page enables you to manage the vehicle classes used for your transportation.
Service providerThe Service Providers page enables you to set up your service providers used for transportation.
LocationsThe Locations page enables you to set up company-specific locations needed for accurately mimicking the real company network.
RegionsThe Regions page displays regional divisions that you can use for your regional analysis.
Zip CodesThe Zip Codes page displays important zip codes for identifying and calculating distances through a given source and target location keys in a shipment file.
Custom Analytics FieldsThe Custom Analytics Fields page enables you to additional dimensions relevant to analytics.
System parameterThe System Parameters page displays an overview of all parameters applied in the carbon footprint calculation.
Emission FactorsThe Emissions Factors page displays a list of the energy emissions.
Unit of MeasuresThe Units of Measure page displays a selection of standard units applied to your business data. You can also add custom units.
Locations TypesThe Location Types page displays a list of the location types used for transportation.
Energy typesThe Energy Types page displays a list of the energy types.
LegsThe Legs screen enables you to configure your transportation legs for setting up a customer-specific shipping network. You can also associate vehicles and service providers.
Standard Analytics FieldsThe Standard Analytics Fields page displays the standard fields in analytics. The SAP Sustainability Footprint Management solution provides these fields. If a specific field is irrelevant to your analysis, you can mark it as inactive.

Manage Data (View Service Providers)

Manage Data (Manage Business Units, Legs, and Locations)

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