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2863560 - TM: Shipping Type is different from LSP UN/EDIFACT codes

Symptom

You are sending Shipping Type to LSP, while sending the shipping instructions from the freight Order/Freight Booking.

According to LSP standards which are based on UN/EDIFACT codes, the shipping types are as follows:

  • 2 - Full Loads
  • 3 - Less than full loads.  

However, as per SAP settings in customizing for shipping type, the shipping types are as follows:

  • 2 - Less than Container Load
  • 3 - Full Container load.  

Now you had changed the description in the customizing before the upgrade from 9.1 to 9.5. However after the upgrade, the settings were back to 2 for LCL and 3 for FCL, which is not according to UN/EDIFACT standards.

Is this an intended change, or can it be changed to match UN/EDIFACT code?  Otherwise, this customizing will need to be changed for every upgrade.


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Environment

SAP Transportation Management 9.x

Product

SAP NetWeaver 7.5

Keywords

KBA , TM-FRM , Freight Order Management , TM-BF-INT , Integration , Problem

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