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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What’s New in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 for Product Information Management

This blog post describes some of the enhancements to the Product Information Management (PIM)area that have been implemented in the R2 release after the launch of Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 (RTM). Discovering the small secrets of the Authorized bycompany fact box Yes, it almost qualifies as an Easter egg! If you resize the Authorized by…


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…


What’s New for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 for WMS

This blog post describes some of the enhancements to the Warehouse management (WMS) functionality that have been implemented in the R2 release after the launch of Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 (RTM). Shipment list report printed in a batch job at shipment update By using outbound rules for a shipment and by setting up automatic printing…


Inventory blocking

Overview The possibility to prevent items currently in your warehouse from being used in standard processes has often been requested. In previous versions of Dynamics AX this was primarily possible with the quarantine order functionality. However quarantine orders require items to be (logically) moved to a separate quarantine warehouse. So the new blocking functionality is…


AX2012 Purchasing with: Advanced warehouse management and quarantine management.

AX2012 Purchasing with: Advanced warehouse management and quarantine management. If it’s ever been an issue for you that no items in Contoso CEU are set up with both advanced warehouse management and quarantine management this information might be useful to you. Here you get a cheat sheet that you can use to set up Contoso…


Import vendor catalogs: from setup to importing a sample catalog – Part 1 (Setup)

We’ve been working on the import vendor catalogs functionality recently and realized that the ramp up time in this area is quite high. There is a lot of information on MSDN and on InformationSource about the topic but there aren’t any documents which would guide you from the initial setup to creating and importing a…

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Product-item data management services

Introduction In this blog entry we will provide guidelines for the use of new and modified product-item data management services. Product-item data management services The following services have been created or modified in order to enable manipulation of product-item data. These services are AIF document services so they follow all the conventions applicable to the…


Back ported features from Dynamics AX 2012 to Dynamics AX 2009 (Close non-financial transfers, Inventory Reconciliation and Reporting)

Some of the new functionality that is created in the Dynamics AX development cycle brings about so much feedback from customers and partners that we decide to back port the features to previous versions of Dynamics AX products. The back ported features become available as part of hot fixes or service packs to previous versions…


Service products in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

With Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 new capabilities of selling and procuring products, decoupled from inventory control, have been introduced. The purpose of this post is to describe the difference between stocked and non-stocked products of type service and to provide general recommendation about this subject. Item definitions in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 and earlier Microsoft…