Do you struggle with planning shipments in SAP EWM? Discover how the SAP EWM shipping cockpit makes your outbound processing easier and better.
It's inevitable that you'll encounter process struggles as your company grows. You find yourself with more and more purchase orders. You hurry to pick, pack, and ship orders to meet your customers' demands.
In order to manage your shipment volume, let's start by understanding your outbound processing challenges.
Most outbound warehouse process challenges stem from one major problem: the lack of a centralized outbound transportation management system. Without a centralized system, your business runs into the following issues:
It's very time consuming to manually plan the picking, packing, and shipping for each freight shipment. You're juggling getting accurate dates, times, routes, and other relevant shipping information to plan and execute the orders. It gets even more complicated when you need to handle shipments with special shipping requirements!
With this struggle, a central interface to plan your outbound shipments sounds nice, doesn't it?
When you need to plan several outbound delivery orders (ODOs), the SAP EWM shipping cockpit is there for you! The SAP EWM shipping cockpit is a user interface within the SAP system designed to complete freight functionality tasks.
The shipping cockpit in SAP EWM fills in the gap of your outbound planning. It's a robust, adaptive, and efficient interface to manage your outbound processing in one location. You'll be able to view the nitty-gritty details of all the ODOs and transportation units (TUs). With the SAP EWM shipping cockpit, you're well supported in your daily tasks when it comes to your outbound shipments.
Here's what you can do in the SAP EWM shipping cockpit, including all the functions on the planning and execution side:
Please note that the shipping cockpit does not display a success message after a successfully executed action.
With all the functions in mind, let's run through a standard scenario of using the SAP EWM shipping cockpit for outbound processing:
It's easy to picture how much the shipping cockpit would make your daily tasks easier, but let's break it down. You would enjoy these positive experiences when using the SAP EWM shipping cockpit for your outbound processing:
Implementing the SAP EWM shipping cockpit for your organization, in the long run, enables the following benefits:
A streamlined and optimized outbound processing is in the horizon!
Do you want to know how you can enhance your SAP EWM and/or shipping cockpit experience? By integrating a multi-carrier rate shopping directly into your SAP system!
With a multi-carrier shipping service, you'll be able to rate shop, process order, track shipments, and receive proof of delivery from all connected carriers in real-time.
ShipEWM is an SAP-integrated warehouse management system that allows you to rapidly pack and ship your products without middleware. Not only will you enable multi-carrier rate shopping, but you'll also gain much more freight functionality directly in SAP EWM. It's time to drive strong warehouse connectivity with ShipEWM!
Sign up for a free product demo of ShipEWM today.