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    Cargo Transportation?and Logistics

    Pursue new business models, from quote to cash to seamless transactions, to thrive in the digital era.

    In a crisis, people come first

    Cargo transportation?companies?are looking?for help and tools to adapt?and be resilient. Learn how SAP can help?with these free offers.

    Digital supply chains help cargo companies cut costs and grow revenue

    SAP continuously invests in cargo transportation solutions with a focus on enabling and managing intelligent processes in a digital world to increase efficiencies and lower costs enterprise-wide.

    See how customers are succeeding with SAP

    SAP Road Map for Cargo Transportation and Logistics

    Explore our cargo transportation and logistics road map to learn about current industry solutions, planned innovations, and future direction.

    Current release highlights

    • Machine learning-based solution to automatically categorize customer support requests and provide recommendations?
    • Marketing planning for strategic campaign and program management, including target setting?
    • Online validation and error handling for posting without the need for Web services?
    • Defining, planning, and monitoring the optimal maintenance strategy for the asset management organization

    Upcoming innovations

    • Customer retention enhancement to proactively decipher data and provide propensity of customer retention?
    • Infusion of machine learning for customer retention and business integration from Web to freight shipment solutions?
    • Optimized usage of rail assets based on real-time reporting and monitoring of assets in the rail yard or terminal?
    • Scheduling of board enhancements, automatic leveling, schedule simulation, and individual technician assignment

    Future plans

    • Inject machine learning and AI in customer experience processes, while adhering to GDPR requirements?
    • Expand the digital and social partner ecosystem with additional capabilities?
    • Provide a self-service portal for inquiries and end-customer-initiated actions on invoices?
    • Enhance predictive maintenance and service and asset network and collaboration capabilities?

    Get the facts

    11 %

    reduction in transportation spend for organizations collaborating with contractors and suppliers to get supply situation visibility.

    SAP Performance Benchmarking

    13 %

    increase in asset productivity by streamlining maintenance with automated monitoring, notification, and problem resolution.

    SAP Performance Benchmarking


    of the 10 largest public railroad companies run SAP.

    SAP analysis of Forbes Global 2000 rankings and SAP customer database

    Drive revenue growth in the new digital transportation industry

    To succeed in digital transformation, the transportation industry will need to continue to reevaluate what has worked in the past by putting in place a conscious digital vision with clearly articulated strategies.?

    Find cargo transportation software tailored to your needs

    Dramatically reduce transportation complexity and integrate processes and logistics throughout your network with cargo transportation software from SAP.

    SAP Transportation Management

    Accurately forecast demand and shipment volumes to fine-tune transportation planning, consolidate orders, and maximize the return on your transportation spend. Our integrated software can help you gain real-time visibility into global and domestic shipping and enhance freight, fleet, and logistics management.

    What are the leading analysts saying about SAP?

    Building resilience in the face of disruption

    Find out why IDC reports that adding predictive?capabilities and intelligence to asset management is the cargo passenger and?logistics industry’s biggest opportunity for transforming business and staying?resilient in uncertain times.

    Get the latest news and trends from experts

    Claudia Gaissmaier
    Director of Event Content Strategy for SAP Ariba solutions

    The opportunities of high-volume rail services

    Learn how you can manage increasingly high-volume rail services, while securing predictability, safety, and compliance.?

    Maurizio Cattaneo, Joerg Ferchow, Daniel Wellers, and Christopher Koch

    The time to prepare for resource disruption is now

    Discover why the costs of managing, powering, and moving products and services are about to change dramatically, and what you can do to prepare.

    Communities and Events

    Visit our community for cargo transportation

    Stay up to date on the latest news, trends, and ideas in the cargo transportation industry through blogs, discussions, and events – and find out how SAP can help your cargo transportation business run better.?

    Manage your cargo transportation and logistics business enterprise-wide

    Explore our comprehensive solutions for all business processes across all industries to find the solutions you need to build a connected business.

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    Streamline procurement processes across your organization, driving compliance and control while cutting costs and risks.


    Take advantage of in-depth data analysis, predictions, and processing of complex events, and combine data from a variety of sources into one, integrated platform.

    Database and Data Management

    Leverage business applications that use the latest technology advancements – including the SAP HANA platform, cloud, mobile, and more.

    Application Development and Integration

    Deploy high-velocity, intelligent edge applications using business and technology services.

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