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An agile supply chain is the key to success for many organizations today, but it can be fraught with challenges: Lack of visibility in the global supply chain Volume of legacy systems that need to…...

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Combining wave containerization, work break and cluster picking to support a piece picking operation – AX2012R3 

Posted on behalf of Lars Frandsen. Introduction Many distribution centers are seeing order profiles trending toward smaller orders with fewer lines, and lower quantities per work line. This leads to distribution centers being tasked with the piece pick process, which is also known as broken case or less-than-case picking. The piece picking process is one...

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How to direct work for a specific zone to a person who works in the zone using the new Warehouse Management module in Dynamics AX 2012 R3. 

Posted on behalf of Karina Normann Jakobsen. Many warehouse are divided into zones, for example, cold storage zones or freezer zones, and warehouse workers typically work in one zone at a time. This blog describes how to set up Warehouse management in Microsoft Dynamics AX2012 R3 to assign work orders to zones and direct work...

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Customization: how to add an image control on WMDP pages? 

Warehouse Mobile Devices Portal (WMDP) comes with a number of predefined work pages, dynamic menus, a logon page, and few other screens. The content and the workflow of the pages that are displayed to the user are fully defined on the AOS tier. The X++ classes that belong to the hierarchy inherited from the WHSWorkExecuteDisplay...

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Load posting flows and extensions 

This blog will explain how you, with only a few modifications, can extend the load posting code to include your own business logic. An example where an event notification is triggered as part of the load posting will be used to illustrate how an extension can be done. Load posting from the UI You can...

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Introduction to Containerization – Automated packing process in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 

Overview In addition to the manual packing functionality that was introduced in my previous post, the new Warehouse management system also provides a feature, Containerization, which supports an automated or guided packing process. In this process, containerization assists the user by: Automatically calculating required containers for the outbound shipment based on product and container physical...

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Which devices can you use for Warehouse Mobile Device Portal? 

We have been asked a number of times for a list of the physical devices that can be used with the Warehouse Mobile Device Portal (WMDP). The answer is that we did not certify WMDP for any particular models of mobile devices, so I’m not able to provide a list of suggested or recommended devices....

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Walkthrough: Configuring and processing an inbound ASN in the new Warehouse management module 

Technorati Tags: Supply Chain Management,Warehouse management,AX 2012,Microsoft Dynamics,Dynamics AX 2012 R3,Warehouse,WHS,ASN,AIF,Service,Purchase,Load,Packing structure Introduction An advance shipping notice (ASN) is used to notify a company that a delivery is on the way. ASNs are a common EDI document, and nowadays most ERP systems support their use. ASNs enable a sender to describe the contents and configuration...

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