Step-by-step Walkthrough of the Vendor On-boarding Process

  The Vendor on boarding process supported by workflows was introduced in AX2012. This blog post guides you through the process from the point where an employee creates a vendor request to on-board a new vendor and to the point where the new vendor is introduced in AX together with a contact person who is…

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New Item Tracing functionality in Microsoft Dynamics AX R2 CU6

In Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 CU6 we expanded the item tracing functionality to provide consolidated, and more actionable, visibility into the source and destination of items and raw materials in the supply chain.   For example, manufacturers can trace items, raw materials, or ingredients back to the vendor, and forward through the production and…


Knowledge articles in Case management

When we made the Case management feature set in the AX 2012 release we reused a number of existing functionality or design concepts already in place in other areas of AX. Some of the concepts we used to work with cases were: Service level agreements from the Service management module and Processes, transaction log, automatic…

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Introducing Purchase inquiries in AX 2012 R2, CU6

With the release of the Cumulative update 6 (CU6) for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 on June 26th we introduced an optional extension on the Purchase order process, the Purchase inquiry. The Purchase inquiry can be thought of as simply an additional optional Document status step on the purchase order which now contains the following…

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Delivery due date notification workflow

A customer recently asked uswhat the Delivery due date notification workflow in the Procurement and sourcing module is used for and how it works. My colleague, Christian Olsson, created the following response which I hope can help others who asks themselves a similar question. The Delivery due date notification workflow is closely related to purchase…

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Import Vendor Catalogs – Part 3 (Troubleshooting)

It’s seems like it’s time for a new post in the series about importing vendor catalogs in Dynamics AX 2012. The previous couple of blog posts covered setup and importing a sample catalog. It’s all well and nice but what if something went wrong somewhere along the way of setting up the feature. Below you…

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