Accounting for Purchase charge and Stock variation

Dear readers, The SCM-costing team is happy to announce that an update for the “Post to charge” accounting principle is finally ready. The update includes a significant change in the ledger accounting logic consumed by the “Post to charge” accounting principle. This change might require that customers reconfigure their posting profiles in order to get…

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WMS related blog posts on the Dynamics AX Manufacturing R&D Team blog

We would like to inform you on these four blog posts that are posted on the Manufacturing R&D Team blog that are covering warehouse processes in manufacturing: Generating put away work when reporting as finished from the Dynamics AX client Reporting as finished to an output location specific for the production order Deliver picked materials…


Transportation Management System Implementation Guide

We’re glad to announce that the Transportation Management System Implementation Guide for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 is now available. You can download it from PartnerSource or CustomerSource. The purpose of the document is to provide functional and technical guidance to users looking to implement or use the transportation management systems provided as part of…

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What’s new in CU8 for WMS and TMS?

The SCM Team are glad to announce the launch of Cumulative Update 8 for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3. The whole team is thrilled in the interest you have shown for R3 and we are glad to contribute in making Dynamics AX an even better and more versatile solution in the supply chain management areas….

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How to support a case picking operation using wave containerization in AX2012R3

Posted on behalf of Karina Normann Jakobsen. Introduction Many industries require the shipper to provide documentation to the carrier and the customer about the packing structure of the items that are being shipped. It is also common to receive items packed in shippable cases and distribute them to customers without adding any value other than…

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Post Misc. charges at time of Product receipt

Dear readers The SCM-costing team in collaboration with SCM-Procurement team are happy to introduce a capability requested by customers for many years. We introduce the capability of accounting for Misc. charges already at time of posting Product receipt. This capability will provide customers with the opportunity to better estimate cost of purchase and avoid cost…

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Third-party Transportation Management (TMS) engines (UPS, FedEx, Progistics, PCMiler)

The Transportation Management (TMS) module that shipped with Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 includes a number of engines that are essentially implementations of strategies for calculating rates, distance, transit time, and other data related to transportation of goods. Some of the most wanted implementations retrieve data from online services. Due to release policy management, it…

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Receiving a pallet with mixed items based on a packing structure using License plate receiving mobile device menu item

Initial description The license plate receiving method on a mobile device lets you expedite the receiving process. If you receive advanced shipping notices (ASNs) from a vendor, and you trust the accuracy of the document, you can use the packing structure information in the ASN to automatically create put away work. The work is created…


Using Transportation management without the new Warehouse management module

The question of whether I can use Transportation management without the new Warehouse management module in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 has cropped up many times. And the basic answer is Yes, you can. Here are a few simple steps to help you achieve this scenario. The variations are, of course, many, but this simple…

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Combining wave containerization, work break and cluster picking to support a piece picking operation – AX2012R3

Posted on behalf of Lars Frandsen. Introduction Many distribution centers are seeing order profiles trending toward smaller orders with fewer lines, and lower quantities per work line. This leads to distribution centers being tasked with the piece pick process, which is also known as broken case or less-than-case picking. The piece picking process is one…