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Forwarder and CEP connection in SAP

The SAP add-on for effective shipping with transport service providers

Design transport processes transparently and without effort

With the Mercoline solution M.TransportCommunicator, transport orders for freight forwarders and for courier, express and parcel services (CEP) are quickly and easily integrated and connected to your SAP system. The application provides a comprehensive overview of the current status of shipments at the touch of a button and provides comprehensive support for your shipping process.

Exchange of shipment data with transport partners

Shipment registration with various transport service providers, creation of shipping labels and transmission of tracking status.

Support of many transport service providers

Interfaces to all relevant transport service providers with numerous services are available. The implementation of further CEPs and forwarding agencies is possible without any problems.

Flexibly adaptable to internal logistics processes

Flexibly configurable logistics solutions as individual as your logistics processes.
The processes remain the same, efficiency increases.

Savings potential with M.TransportCommunicator

Shipping logistics directly in the SAP system
Create and manage shipment registration, print shipping labels and status data conveniently in one add-on.

No more media breaks
Manual copying of data is a thing of the past.

No additional converter for data exchange
Whether EDI via FTP, HTTPS, e-mail or communication with web services, the best solution is already integrated in M.TransportCommunicator.

Easy selection of transport service providers
Broad portfolio of national as well as international CEPs and forwarding agents, which we expand upon request.

Support of additional services such as dangerous goods shipping, customs clearance, pickup orders and special deliveries
Individual service offers of the transport service providers are no problem for us and have already been implemented on a large scale. 

Shipment status and shipment-details of all transport service providers directly integrated in the SAP system
Your customers will be informed electronically when the status changes.

Easy management of shipping manifests
Manifests are issued both automatically and manually up to the loading list.

More efficiency for follow-up processes
M.TransportCommunicator also supports the packing process, entry certificate and customs declaration.

Fully integrated in SAP
This means: fewer interfaces to external systems, less downtime and synchronization problems between master and user data, familiar user interface for shorter training and fewer administrative tasks.


Support of many transport service providers

Interfaces including numerous services are already available for all relevant transport service providers. Further transport service providers can be added without any problems.

Fully integrated in SAP ERP and SAP S/4HANA

Status monitoring and automated shipment tracking

M.TransportCommunicator realizes a digital transport management integrated in SAP in the sense of a shipping software. With TransportCommunicator, all shipment information flows together in the ERP system. A separate document is created in the SAP ERP system for each shipping order. This allows the status of all shipments to be tracked in the system at any time:

Automated tracking and tracing

Track & Trace provides automated worldwide shipment tracking. All data is available via status monitoring. The tracking link can also be sent to customers for shipment tracking.

Status monitoring

The status of each forwarding and CEP shipment is available in the SAP system. The shipments can be filtered and controlled according to criteria.

Traffic light function

An integrated traffic light function visualizes the shipping status and shows if there are any errors. All information can also be viewed by specialist departments and customer service.

Our expert know-how for your solution

As a specialist for SAP solutions in the field of transport logistics, we understand your processes.

With our experience from numerous projects, we work with you to develop the optimal integration of M.TransportCommunicator into your SAP environment.

Whether you work with CEPs or forwarding agents, we support you with our consulting expertise.

Our expert topics include handling units, transport orders, scale connections and EWM connections.

We take a comprehensive look at your processes. Therefore, in addition to consulting, optimization is also part of our service.

Transport logistics solutions from one source

Reference Story: Cosnova integrates CEP service providers in SAP

Goals:

Cosnova was looking for an efficient solution for the dispatch of dangerous goods, even in small quantities, with integrated shipment tracking.

Highlights:

  • Sending small quantities efficiently as dangerous goods
  • Stabilization of the interface to the CEPs
  • Monitoring of Track&Trace data in the SAP system


to the reference story

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