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What there is to know about SAP Yard Logistics ?

Product Information

The focus has to be on the product which is SAP Yard Logistics and the release is 2.0. This is based upon SAP Extended Warehouse Management 9.3 and SAP Bet Weaver 7.50. The documentation was in fact published on November 2016 (release2.0).

Product Usage

Companies which do possess yards do require professional logistics processes so that they can withstand the competitive pressure in the worldwide markets. The yards also do need to be supported by a very highly integrated as well as rather easy-to-use system which will definitely complete the supply chain. The SAP Yard Logistics solution does provide check-in as well as to check-out support for transportation units and is also focused on the functionalities of Planning, Execution, Yard Operations, Yard Monitoring and Billing.


SAP NetWeaver platform 7.40 SP 14 (ABAP application server) is the present basis for the SAP Yard Logistics solution. In order to have the latest User Interface Technology available (especially for the UI5 part), we will make use of the newest User Interface Technology Component from NW7.50 so that it allows the deployment on the SAP NetWeaver platform 7.40, which is the software component SAP_UI 7.50, SP04. The following figure does provide the architecture overview, thus illustrating the key user to make roles as well as the solution components.

System Landscape for SAP Yard Logistics


One can make Customizing settings for Yard Logistics in SAP Customizing Implementation Guide (transaction SPRO) under the Yard Logistic.


These are the following functions:

What’s New in SAP Yard Logistics 2.0

Master Data

This includes:

  • Classification
  • General Settings
  • Dangerous Goods
  • Yard Layout
  • Maintenance Tools
  • Handling Resources
  • Queue Management
  • Yard Cockpit
  • Yard Layout
  • Internet of Things
  • Maintenance Tools

Yard Planning

  • Yard Request
  • Yard Order

Yard Execution

  • Plan Transportation Unit Pick-Up
  • Yard Task

Yard Mobile Operations

  • SAP Fiori Launch pad

Yard Monitoring

  • Launch Yard Cockpit
  • Display Loading Appointment List
  • Transportation Unit Overview
  • Alert Monitor
  • Transportation Unit Overview
  • Maintain Yard Transportation Unit
  • Display Fire Department List
  • Alert Monitor

What’s New: Yard Monitoring

  • Transportation Unit Overview
  • You can now select a TU to:
  • Update Loading Scheme for the TU
  • Display Content History for the TU
  • Block / Unblock the TU
  • Display Content History for the TU
  • Display the threshold limits.
  • The limits of a threshold are made use of to validate TU measurements. In case the TU measurement is not within the threshold limits, the system does raise an alert (as is defined in the threshold).

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