With the recent release of S/4HANA 1709 SAP customers are now able to run SAP Transportation Management functionality on the same instance as their ERP solution. Such option certainly looks very appealing, as it reduces the complexity of several interfaces and data duplication. However, the embedded SAP TM alternative has its limitations that are important to understand and take into consideration.
We have compiled a number of frequently asked questions and answers in regard to embedded TM offering in SAP S/4HANA and published them for your reference below. Please note that the information provided below is accurate as of the writing of this post (January 2018) and relates to S/4HANA version 1709.