Customizing the Warehousing Mobile App Updating code to support extension-only development for the new Warehousing Mobile App

Introduction We last looked at the Warehouse Mobile Devices Portal (WMDP) in detail in a series of blog posts here, here, and here.  The last one covered how to build custom solutions and walked through building a new sample workflow for the WMDP.  This post will be updating that sample to cover some of the…


Financial dimensions on a purchase requisition Use this blog to understand how the financial dimensions are defaulted on the purchase requisition, and how they influence the accounting distributions

Concepts Financial dimensions are available on each requisition line in the lines details. The purpose is to let you update the accounting distribution ledger account on the requisition line. The accounting distribution ledger account consists of a main account and financial dimension values. Accounting distributions are used to define how an amount will be accounted…


Announcing Dynamics 365 for Operations - Warehousing

We’re very happy to announce that Dynamics 365 for Operations – Warehousing has been made available on Windows Store and Google Play store. This app empowers warehouse workers in your organization to complete tasks in a warehouse by using mobile devices. It enables material handling, receiving, picking, putting, cycle counting, and production processes with your…

Improved packing functionality (Dynamics 365 for Operations 1611) How to set up outbound flows with packing processes

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….


Inbound consignment inventory

This blog provides an overview of the new inbound consignment inventory capabilities in Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Operations version 1611 (November 2016) release. Overview It is possible to have consignment inventory owned by a vendor but stored at your site. When you’re ready to consume or use the inventory, you take over ownership of the inventory….

What's new in CU12 for WMS and TMS

Cumulative update 12 for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 is now available for download on Lifecycle Services, PartnerSource and Customersource. In this blog post, we will give you an overview of the feature improvements for warehouse and transportation management. If you want more details about the release of CU12, see the Dynamics AX In-Market Engineering…


Inbound pick-and-drop (inbound staging) in Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Operations

Scenarios There are several usage scenarios in the inbound pick-and-drop process. Imagine that the aisles in the warehouse that warehouse workers use to get to put-away locations are very narrow because companies want to save floor space and store as many items as possible. This often requires dedicated equipment and warehouse workers who are trained…


Automatic and manual item reallocation during short picking - Dynamics 365 for Operations (1611)

Introduction In Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 you could short pick an item while executing the initial picking of an outbound work line using a mobile device. One of the challenges with that design is that after short picking, it was difficult to easily identify an alternative item location. This meant for the short-picked quantities…


Processing work that is awaiting demand replenishment

Introduction Previously it was not possible to start processing work header that were awaiting demand replenishment since the header and not the affected lines were blocked. This is not optimal for all situations, e.g. if the work order contained many lines and only a few needed replenishments, the warehouse workers could not start picking but…