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…