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Post Misc. charges at time of Product receipt 

Dear readers The SCM-costing team in collaboration with SCM-Procurement team are happy to introduce a capability requested by customers for many years. We introduce the capability of accounting for Misc. charges already at time of posting Product receipt. This capability will provide customers with the opportunity to better estimate cost of purchase and avoid cost...Read more

Third-party Transportation Management (TMS) engines (UPS, FedEx, Progistics, PCMiler) 

The Transportation Management (TMS) module that shipped with Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 includes a number of engines that are essentially implementations of strategies for calculating rates, distance, transit time, and other data related to transportation of goods. Some of the most wanted implementations retrieve data from online services. Due to release policy management, it...Read more

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...Read more

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...Read more

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....Read more

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...Read more

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...Read more

Introducing the new Warehouse Management and Transportation Management modules in Dynamics AX 2012 R3 

Updated 2015-11-25. Originally published 2014-06-13. For business and IT leaders in today’s digitally-connected world who want to deliver amazing customer experiences, your solution – Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 – is now available in 36 countries! Read more general information on the release of Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 here, in this blog post, or...Read more