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Transportation scenario – Manual rating

Scenario In some circumstances, rules for the calculation of transportation charges cannot be defined in advance. In this situation, companies may need to manually define the rate based on the information received from transporters/carriers. The manually defined rate should then be recorded in the system, so that freight bills and related invoices can be matched...

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Transportation scenario – Freight not charged to customer

Scenario Our Contoso company does not charge freight to customers (for instance because the sales price already takes into account transportation charges), but needs to pay the transporter for the freight amount. The key business requirements are: To exclude freight charges from the sales order invoice, as customer is not charged for transportation. To generate...

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Using route schedules in TMS with CU10

Posted on behalf of Simon Juul. Many companies have agreements with customers to deliver their orders on a regular basis, for example weekly deliveries. In order for TMS in AX to be able to support transportation routes executed regularly, a new feature for “scheduled routes” have been introduced with CU10 or separately from LCS with...

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Migration of Microsoft Dynamics AX WMS to new R3 warehouse and transportation functionality

The purpose of this blog post is to define the main technical implementation requirements needed for a customer installation running Microsoft Dynamics AX with the WMSI/WMSII (configuration key WMSBasic/WMSAdvanced) functionality, wanting to migrate to the new warehouse management functionality released as part of the Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3, WHS (configuration key WHSandTMS). The blog...

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What’s new in CU9 for WMS and TMS

Today marks the release of yet another cumulative update for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3. This release includes 100+ fixes and several improvements for warehouse management and transportation management. Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 CU9 is available for download on Lifecycle Services, PartnerSource and CustomerSource. For detailed information on the release of Microsoft Dynamics AX...

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How do I account for freight charges in TMS

Introduction We have received numerous questions with regards to how freight invoices and freight charges are transferred to orders and how this ideally should be set up. This is currently limited to do for customer and vendor freight charges added to sales and purchase orders. The transportation charges calculated through the rate route workbench is...

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Transportation Management System Implementation Guide

We’re glad to announce that the Transportation Management System Implementation Guide for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 is now available. You can download it from PartnerSource or CustomerSource. The purpose of the document is to provide functional and technical guidance to users looking to implement or use the transportation management systems provided as part of...

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What’s new in CU8 for WMS and TMS?

The SCM Team are glad to announce the launch of Cumulative Update 8 for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3. The whole team is thrilled in the interest you have shown for R3 and we are glad to contribute in making Dynamics AX an even better and more versatile solution in the supply chain management areas....

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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...

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Run Dynamic Operations

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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