Tutorial: Configure and process an outbound ASN in the new Warehouse management module

Introduction In my previous post I explained how to configure and process an advance shipping notice that was received from a vendor, or what I call the “inbound ASN”. But what about notifying our customers whenever we ship something to them? We’d like to send them a shipping notice in advance as well. Well, this…


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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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…


Which devices can you use for Warehouse Mobile Device Portal?

We have been asked a number of times for a list of the physical devices that can be used with the Warehouse Mobile Device Portal (WMDP). The answer is that we did not certify WMDP for any particular models of mobile devices, so I’m not able to provide a list of suggested or recommended devices….

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Walkthrough: Configuring and processing an inbound ASN in the new Warehouse management module

Technorati Tags: Supply Chain Management,Warehouse management,AX 2012,Microsoft Dynamics,Dynamics AX 2012 R3,Warehouse,WHS,ASN,AIF,Service,Purchase,Load,Packing structure Introduction An advance shipping notice (ASN) is used to notify a company that a delivery is on the way. ASNs are a common EDI document, and nowadays most ERP systems support their use. ASNs enable a sender to describe the contents and configuration…


Warehouse and Transportation management vs. the “old” Advanced warehouse management

Overview Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 included new Warehouse management (WHS) and Transportation management (TMS) modules. These modules are both enabled by a single configuration key, WHSandTMS. However, AX already offered the Warehouse Management II module, which is enabled by the WMSAdvanced configuration key. However, Microsoft does not support AX instances where both modules are…


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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Understanding the product validation process in Dynamics AX 2012

  Introduction Dynamics AX 2012 provides a new feature that allows you to validate the released product setup and ensure data integrity and overall process readiness. This feature is useful for managing master data and we expect it to be widely used by our partners and customers in order to support the product data life…