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SAP Global Trade Services

Improve global trade management and ensure regulatory compliance – with SAP

Improve global trade management and ensure regulatory compliance – with SAP

Accelerate your cross-border supply chain with SAP Global Trade Services. The software automates and streamlines your trade processes, so you can control costs, reduce the risk of penalties and fines, and clear inbound and outbound customs faster. Centralize global trade management and create a single repository for all compliance master data and content – regardless of your industry or business size. 

Why SAP Global Trade Services?

Because SAP is the leading supplier of Global Trade Management software worldwide. With our global trade management software, you can:

  • Speed outbound and inbound customs clearance, reducing unnecessary delays
  • Minimize fines and penalties from trade compliance violations
  • Protect company brand and image, and avoid trade with sanctioned or denied parties
  • Eliminate time-consuming, manual compliance tasks and boost productivity with automation
  • Contribute to bottom-line savings through duty minimization opportunities

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Learn how SAP Global Trade Services can simplify the lives of supply chain and trade compliance professionals, as well as IT staff:

Functional Capabilities
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Sanctioned party list (SPL) screening
Ensure proper screening of restricted or denied parties with inline process blocking and release.

Export management
Manage export compliance, classification, outbound trade finance, and customs services with direct filing.

Import management
Streamline imports with self-filing, importer security filing, duty calculation, and more.

Preferential and free trade agreement

Leverage any free trade agreement with preference determination and vendor or customer declaration-handling.

Special Customs Procedures

Leverage foreign-trade zones, processing trade in china, bonded warehousing, inward and outward processing relief (IPR/OPR), Intrastat, Excise Movement and Control System (EMCS), and others.
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Technical Capabilities

Single repository for global trade data
Centralize master, classification, and compliance data.

Customs Interfaces
Utilize over 25 certified Customs interfaces worldwide including those which support import, export, or Intrastat reporting

Reporting
Report on key information utilizing world-class reporting tools on BW or utilize HANA Live

Deployment
Install and run SAP Global Trade Services in the Cloud, on a classic database, on SAP HANA, or even a side-by-side approach for S4/HANA

Native Integration
Benefit from native integration to SAP ERP as well as integrate to non-SAP backend systems

Language
Leverage support for over 22 languages

Search
Improve screening performance with SAP HANA or TREX based search capabilities

Content updates
Manage content changes with ease and publish them across the organization.

 

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System requirements for
SAP Global Trade Services

System and software requirements vary according to specific customer scenarios – please refer to the Sizing Guide for details. Also, please see the Master Guide for more information on software requirements and recommendations.

System Requirements Details

Application Server

SAP NetWeaver 7.4

Global Trade Server

SLL-LEG V1100 (SP0000)

Application Platform

SAP_AP 700

Explore licensing and purchasing options for SAP Global Trade Services

The modular structure of SAP GTS allows you to license and pay for only the functionality you require at any given time. Start with the package and licenses your organization needs right now and add more functionality as your needs evolve. Or purchase virtually all of the core functionality in a single bundle to enable growth and expansion with no disruption. Contact your local SAP account executive for additional licensing and purchasing options

The product can be deployed on-premise with a perpetual license, or in the cloud via subscription. SAP GTS contains the following functionality, which can be licensed separately:

  • Sanctioned-party Screening
  • Export
  • Import
  • Trade Preference (Free Trade Agreements)
  • Processing Trade in China
  • Foreign Trade Zone (for US)*
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Implementation

Ensure a successful implementation and maximize your ROI with information resources that support the different phases of SAP Global Trade Services – from planning and installation to operation.

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Plan your installation

Refer to Master Guide: SAP Global Trade Services* for important information about installation and upgrade planning.

Confirm that you have a license key

To request permanent license keys, you need authorization under myProfile*. To extend your authorization, please contact an SAP user administrator*.

Download the software

Visit the SAP Support Portal* to download the SAP Global Trade Services software installation package.

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Complete the installation steps
Refer to Master Guide: SAP Global Trade Services* for a step-by-step overview of the installation process, including a list of required tools and associated documentation.

 

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Manage your SAP application

Refer to Operations Guide: SAP Global Trade Services 11.0* to learn how to manage, maintain, and run your SAP applications at peak performance.

Ensure the security of SAP Global Trade Services

Download the SAP Global Trade Services Security Guide* for important information on ensuring the security of your software.

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Enhance your knowledge of SAP Global Trade Services

View the SAP Global Trade Services training and certification catalog of instructor-led courses and e-courses – and train when and where it’s convenient for you.

Stay up-to-date with our learning maps

Consultants, get role-specific learning maps with SAP implementation and operation information. These online knowledge products cover our latest products and upgrades.

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Upgrades

Plan and carry out a successful upgrade to the latest release of SAP Global Trade Services – so you can take advantage of the new features and capabilities right away.

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Identify the upgrade paths

Download the Product Availability Matrix to review upgrade paths for SAP Global Trade Services.

Download the matrix*

Identify dependencies

Use the Upgrade Dependency Analyzer to determine if your upgrade will have an impact on your other systems.

Access the analyzer

Size the GTS implementation

Use the Web-based Quick Sizer tool to help you select an economically balanced system based on your requirements.

Open the Quick Sizer tool*

 

Plan landscape changes

The Maintenance Planner lets you visualize your existing system landscape, simulate changes, and analyze the impact. 

Use the planner

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Complete the upgrade steps

Refer to the SAP Global Trade Services Upgrade Master Guide for an overview of the upgrade process, including a list of required tools and associated documentation.

View the guide*

Ask the community

Visit the SAP Global Trade Services community for the latest technology news and updates. Ask questions, post comments, and discuss issues.

Visit the community

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Support

Visit the SAP Global Trade Services community for the latest technology news and updates. Ask questions, get the support you need to keep SAP Global Trade Services running at peak performance. Our experts can help you maximize the value of your software, take advantage of new business models and capabilities, and more. post comments, and discuss issues.

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