Microsoft Dynamics 365 Blog

Improved packing functionality (Dynamics 365 for Operations 1611) 

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Dynamics 365 for Operations 1611 – Improved packing functionality   Based on the input that we have received from many of our customers and partners, we have improved the packing station experience in Dynamics 365 for Operations version 1611 (November 2016) to make sure that it seamlessly integrates with the rest of the warehouse workflows….Read more


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

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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


How to build a multi-level container structure using Containerization process 

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Introduction We have received a number of questions regarding multi-level container structures in an outbound process. This blog post will show you how to achieve that by using the new Containerization feature in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3, and work through an example of building a two-level container structure. A multi-level container structure refers to…Read more


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

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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…Read more


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

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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


WMS in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009. Outbound Process Setup 

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Introduction This article describes the setup process of the outbound flow for external shipment in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009. The process itself has already been described here, so the focus of this article is the settings and adjustments that can be made to the system to enable a typical business scenario within world class warehouses….Read more


WMS in Microsoft Dynamics® AX 2009. Shipping Process Overview 

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Introduction The WMS (Warehouse Managements System) encompasses the core components within average Microsoft Dynamics AX installations that are implemented to manage and run world class warehouses. The WMS functionality is enabled by the configuration keys LogisticsAdvanced, WMSBasic, and WMSAdvanced. Formal training is available with the courses “Trade and Logistics I in Microsoft Dynamics® AX 2009”…Read more