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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

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Understanding the product validation process in Dynamics AX 2012 

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  Introduction Dynamics AX 2012 provides a new feature that allows you to validate the released product setup and ensure data integrity and overall process readiness. This feature is useful for managing master data and we expect it to be widely used by our partners and customers in order to support the product data life…Read more

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Relocation transports – a new pallet transport type in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 

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By Bibi Christensen, Per Lykke Lynnerup & Lennart Conrad Introduction the Relocation Transport A new type of pallet transports called Relocation transport has been introduced in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2. The new pallet transport type can be used to move items on a pallet from one warehouse location to another warehouse location even when…Read more

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What’s New for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 for WMS 

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This blog post describes some of the enhancements to the Warehouse management (WMS) functionality that have been implemented in the R2 release after the launch of Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 (RTM). Shipment list report printed in a batch job at shipment update By using outbound rules for a shipment and by setting up automatic printing…Read more

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Using product templates in Dynamics AX 2012 

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Introduction Dynamics AX 2012 provides a new feature that allows you to create and apply product templates to speed up the product creation process. We believe that this is one out of hundreds of small hidden features that will delight our partners and make our end customers more efficient. Item record templates in the previous…Read more

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Product Number and Item Number in Dynamics AX 2012 

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What is the purpose of the product number? This is a common question since the product number is a new concept in Dynamics AX 2012. The main purpose is to have a single, unified identification of a product throughout the entire organization. In addition to the product number you have a legal entity-specific item number….Read more

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Visualizing Security in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 

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Introduction Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 introduces role-based security, which makes security easier to manage. Relations between security roles, duties and privileges are complex. However, you can apply a tool to represent these relations in a grid. This document describes another way to represent security objects and the relations between these objects. DGML is an XML…Read more

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Product-item data management services 

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Introduction In this blog entry we will provide guidelines for the use of new and modified product-item data management services. Product-item data management services The following services have been created or modified in order to enable manipulation of product-item data. These services are AIF document services so they follow all the conventions applicable to the…Read more

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Back ported features from Dynamics AX 2012 to Dynamics AX 2009 (Close non-financial transfers, Inventory Reconciliation and Reporting) 

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Some of the new functionality that is created in the Dynamics AX development cycle brings about so much feedback from customers and partners that we decide to back port the features to previous versions of Dynamics AX products. The back ported features become available as part of hot fixes or service packs to previous versions…Read more

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Service products in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 

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With Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 new capabilities of selling and procuring products, decoupled from inventory control, have been introduced. The purpose of this post is to describe the difference between stocked and non-stocked products of type service and to provide general recommendation about this subject. Item definitions in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 and earlier Microsoft…Read more

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WMS enhancements in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 

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This posting describes some of the enhancements of the WMS functionality that were added in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012. Storing and updating the requested ship date on shipments The WMSShipment table now stores the latest date where the shipment must be delivered in order to meet the requested ship date. This information is displayed in…Read more

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