WMSI/WMS2 item migration Enable existing items with transactions in Warehouse management

Introduction This blog describes the new capabilities that allow you to migrate existing items with open inventory transactions so they can use the new storage dimensions. This can be needed when you upgrade from older versions of Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations that supported the pallet dimension or if you want to use…


Negative inventory in inventory accounting

Allowing physical negative inventory may have undesirable consequences in inventory accounting, especially if the inventory costing principle is Actual and the valuation method is either FIFO or Weighted average. Most of the issues that are related to physical negative inventory can be mitigated by using the correct configuration and maintenance of data. Example: Why is…


Report the value of physical locations

Key concepts   Inventory dimension An inventory dimension can have a Physical value and a Financial value. The setting of the Physical value controls whether a dimension is active for Inventory management and Warehouse management. The setting of the Financial value controls whether a dimension is active for Inventory accounting in Cost management. Note: An…


What’s new in CU13 for WMS and TMS

Cumulative update 13 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 CU13, see the Dynamics AX In-Market Engineering…


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….