New Flushing principle

This blog post describes a new flushing principle Available at location that was introduced in Dynamics 365 for finance and operations, Enterprise edition for the spring release 2017. The flushing principles reflect different consumption strategies for raw materials that are used in production processes. Consumption is the process that deducts material from the on-hand inventory…

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System requirements and Sales solution setup for Prospect to Cash Integration between Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Sales and for Finance and Operations, Enterprise Edition

This blog post includes the system requirements and Sales solution setup for Prospect to Cash Integration between Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Sales and for Finance and Operations, Enterprise Edition. To learn more about the Microsoft Dynamics Data Integrator for Common Data Service (CDS) and Prospect to cash see the links below: Information about Data integrator…

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Using the Withdrawal kanban for raw material replenishment

A new feature that enables advanced warehouse processes for the Withdrawal Kanban has been released together with KB 4016114 for AX2012. The feature is general available for Dynamics 365 for finance and operations. Previously, the Withdrawal kanban could only transfer a material between fixed locations. Now it’s possible to release a withdrawal kanban for picking…

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Cross docking from production orders to transfer orders

A new feature for cross-docking from a production or batch order to a transfer order has been released together with KB 3207958. Input about this feature has come from manufacturers that produce in high volume – for example, food manufacturers. These manufacturers are constantly shipping their finished goods from the bay doors of the manufacturing…

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Using the handheld device for reporting serial numbers as finished in production 

Introduction A new flow for the handheld device has been released with KB article: 3148600. This flow enables the user to register the finished good serial number when reporting as finished in production. This flow is targeting a process where the finished good serial number is generated under the following conditions: It is assigned by…

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Using the Work Policy for warehouse processes in production

Warehouse processes don’t always include warehouse work. By using the new warehouse work policy introduced with KB3184505, you can omit work warehouse processes in production for specific products and locations. Below figure shows a scenario how the Work Policy can be used (double-click on the figures to make them bigger). In this scenario, we have two…

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Use the hand-held device to register raw material consumption in production

With KB-3164415 a new mobile device work flow for registration of raw material consumption has been introduced. Material consumption, for production or batch orders, is in Dynamics AX done with the use of the production picking list journal. A material can be configured to be consumed either as a manual or automatic process with the use…

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Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Product Configuration : Enterprise Portal

In this blog post I will explain how on user interactions are handled by the product configuration module for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 on the Enterprise portal.     The figure above, is a high level illustration of how user interactions in general are processed on the Enterprise Portal (EP) for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012. The…

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Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Product Configuration: Windows client processing

In this blog post I will elaborate on the processing of configuration models in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 and R3. Figure 1 Client 1 loads a configuration model using an RPC call to the AOS to retrieve an XML representation of the configuration model. After this the processing of the configuration session happens on…

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Round up work for raw material picking to match the handling unit

This blog post describes the functionality of a new hofix that is released in the Microsoft Knowledge base (KB) in article 3120530.  After installing this hotfix it is now possible to configure the location directive for raw material picking, so work can be rounded up to the nearest handling unit in which the material is…

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