Unified Transportation Portal for one of the Largest Manufacturers of Medium and Heavy-duty Commercial Vehicles in the World

About the Customer

An American Fortune 500 company and one of the largest manufacturers of medium and heavy-duty commercial vehicles in the world. It also designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines, provides financial services, information technology, and distributes truck parts related to its principal business.

Solution Architecture
problem
Challenge
  • Non-centralized manual processes for order management, freight management, and bid management
  • High cost and no clear visibility on planned routes, carriers of goods, planning of delivery for suppliers
  • Customs management through emails
solution
Solution
  • Unified transportation portal on the SAP Cloud Platform
  • Supplier portal integration with SAP Transportation Management (SAP TM)  and Global Trade Services (GTS) systems
  • Multiple SAP Cloud Platform services including Fiori, Java, ODATA, HANA, Integration and Identity Authentication Service (IAS)
growth
Outcome
  • Reduction in cost of transportation owing to route optimization
  • Increase in efficiency of warehouse management with advance shipment notifications
  • Reduction in operational expenses as a result of optimized customs processes
  • Real-time collaboration between suppliers and internal teams