• The "SAP Certified Application Associate - Transportation Management in SAP S/4HANA" certification exam verifies that the candidate possesses fundamental knowledge and skills in the area of SAP Transportation Management (SAP TM) and Transportation Management in SAP S/4HANA. This certificate proves that the candidate has an overall understanding of the solution within the application consultant for SAP Transportation Management profile and can implement this knowledge practically in projects under the guidance of an experienced consultant. This certificate builds on the basic knowledge gained through related Transportation Management in SAP S/4HANA training and refined by practical experience as part of an SAP TM or Transportation Management in SAP S/4HANA implementation team. This exam is an entry-level qualification to allow consultants to validate their knowledge of Transportation Management in SAP S/4HANA or SAP TM solution fundamentals. This certification exam is relevant for SAP S/4HANA Cloud, private edition and SAP S/4HANA on-premise.


  • To ensure success, SAP recommends combining education courses and hands-on experience to prepare for your certification exam as questions will test your ability to apply the knowledge you have gained in training.
  • You are not allowed to use any reference materials during the certification test (no access to online documentation or to any SAP system).

Topic Areas

Please see below the list of topics that may be covered within this certification and the courses that cover them. Its accuracy does not constitute a legitimate claim; SAP reserves the right to update the exam content (topics, items, weighting) at any time.

SAP Transportation Management Overview and Fundamentals > 12%

Describe general processes and functional areas of SAP Transportation Management. Manage transportation tasks with an external SAP S/4HANA Transportation Management system or embedded in S/4HANA.

Transportation Planning > 12%

Set up a transportation network and necessary profiles for manual planning. Calibrate the VSR optimizer to enable automatic planning, and create load plans.

Freight Order Management > 12%

Enable carrier selection and tendering process to communicate with external carriers. Execute freight documents, integrate to warehouse management, and interact with other external and internal parties.

Charge Calculation & Freight Settlement > 12%

Setup transportation charge management, integrate settlement to MM, and distribute costs. Manage freight contracts by using strategic freight procurement and strategic freight selling.

Transportation Management for Logistics Service Provider (LSP) 8% - 12%

Execute order management using forwarding orders. Manage transportation processes specific to logistics service providers.

General Information

Exam Preparation 

All SAP consultant certifications are available as Cloud Certifications in the Certification Hub and can be booked with product code CER006. With CER006 – SAP Certification in the Cloud, you can take up to six exams attempts of your choice in one year – from wherever and whenever it suits you! Test dates can be chosen and booked individually.

Each specific certification comes with its own set of preparation tactics. We define them as "Topic Areas" and they can be found on each exam description. You can find the number of questions, the duration of the exam, what areas you will be tested on, and recommended course work and content you can reference.

Certification exams might contain unscored items that are being tested for upcoming releases of the exam. These unscored items are randomly distributed across the certification topics and are not counted towards the final score. The total number of items of an examination as advertised in the Training Shop is never exceeded when unscored items are used.

Please be aware that the professional- level certification also requires several years of practical on-the-job experience and addresses real-life scenarios.

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