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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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Warehouse Management System Implementation Guide 

We’re glad to announce that the much awaited Warehouse Management System Implementation Guide for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 is now available. You can download it here. Class materials and recorded sessions from training sessions in Warehouse Management System (WMS) and Transportation Management System (TMS) are also available on PartnerSource. The purpose of this guide...

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Transportation management (TMS) mileage engine based on Bing Maps 

Transportation management module (TMS) includes a number of extension points that allow for custom algorithms for tasks such as calculations for rates and transit time or mileage on a specific route. Dynamics AX 2013 R3 comes with a number of engines, including a point-to-point mileage engine that is defined as a Microsoft.Dynamics.Ax.Tms.Bll.P2PMileageEngine engine type. The...

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Warehouse and Transportation management vs. the “old” Advanced warehouse management 

Overview Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 included new Warehouse management (WHS) and Transportation management (TMS) modules. These modules are both enabled by a single configuration key, WHSandTMS. However, AX already offered the Warehouse Management II module, which is enabled by the WMSAdvanced configuration key. However, Microsoft does not support AX instances where both modules are...

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Manual packing functionality in Warehouse management in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 

Overview The new Warehouse management system in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 introduces the concept of Containers. Containers represent the physical structure in which products are packed during shipping, and you can keep track of the container information in the system. This can be useful during transportation planning, especially in the case where shipping charges...

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