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Monday Knowledge Snippet (MKS) – 45 TM 9.1 Bring Container Unit into Transportation Cockpit

Long awaited feature: Use the Container Units in the Transportation Cockpit for planning. Since SAP TM 9.1 this is possible and today I would like to explain how to first get the Container Units into the Transportation Cockpit.

Since the Transportation Cockpit is a highly flexible user interface with lots of adjustment capabilities covered by the page layouts, it is required to create or adjust an existing page layout to make the new Container Unit screen areas visible. Under the Transportation Units Area you can find 3 new Container Unit specific views (flat list, flat list stage based, and hierarchy). Which one to choose depends on the user task. Try it out.

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Now already  the Transportation Cockpit can be filled with the data using the Selection Criteria entry screen. Enter the just created page layout and pick the Container Units by entering the Transportation Unit Category and a criteria fitting to the CUs in your system.

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As result the Transportation Cockpit displays the CUs in the selected lists or hierarchy. Of course those CU specific screen areas can be combined with all other already existing screens.

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When not using the selection criteria, but planning and selection profiles, it is also possible to integrate the CUs. First create a selection profile for additional attributes. Here you can pick the field TU_CAT of /SCMTMS/TO and select Container Units. Of course this can be combined with other available attributes.

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Add this additional attribute selection to a selection profile:

MKS45_03_SelProfile.jpg

Enter this selection profile in your planning profile for Transportation Units:

MKS45_04_PlanningProfile.jpg

When entering the Transportation Cockpit using the profile screen using this planning profile, the selection will be applied.

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      Author's profile photo Marcus Zahn
      Marcus Zahn
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      Author's profile photo Former Member
      Former Member

      Hi Marcus,

      How did you add the Container Unit, etc. (as in the first screenshot). I had tried, but there was no 'add' option. Do we hard-code it or something?

      Author's profile photo Marcus Zahn
      Marcus Zahn
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      If it is not there, you are not on the right TM 9.1 SP level or some notes are missing.

      Author's profile photo Former Member
      Former Member

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      Hi,

      This is the screen I am viewing when I try to create a new Page Layout for Transportation Cockpit. Could you help me locate how to create the new TU (CU).

      Best regards,

      Syamala

      Author's profile photo Marcus Zahn
      Marcus Zahn
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      Release? SP level?

      Author's profile photo Sathish Kumar
      Sathish Kumar

      Nice Document