SAP and Uber Freight collaborate to modernize freight industry

By Sean Galea-Pace
The Germany-based multinational software company, SAP SE, and Uber Freight has collaborated to modernize the freight industry through intelligent proces...

The Germany-based multinational software company, SAP SE, and Uber Freight has collaborated to modernize the freight industry through intelligent process automation and better access to a network of connected and reliable drivers.

Following the integration of Uber Freight into SAP Logistics Business Network, it will let customers access transportation rates from Uber’s digitally activated carrier network and gain real-time quotes to guarantee freight capacity, simplify load management and execution.

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“Finding and booking freight can be the most expensive and often the most complex piece of the supply chain,” said Hala Zeine, president, SAP Digital Supply Chain. “This combined solution will remove roadblocks and offers a simpler, more automated approach that streamlines operations, delivers tangible cost savings and ultimately creates a better customer experience. Adding Uber Freight to our SAP Logistics Business Network will help our customers optimize their logistics and put their customers at the heart of their digital supply chain.”

Built on SAP Cloud Platform and the SAP HANA business data platform expands transportation management to enable shippers, freight forwarders carriers and other logistics partners to easily onboard, collaborate, exchange logistics information and share insights.

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