Improved packing functionality (Dynamics 365 for Operations 1611) How to set up outbound flows with packing processes

Dynamics 365 for Operations 1611 – Improved packing functionality   Based on the input that we have received from many of our customers and partners, we have improved the packing station experience in Dynamics 365 for Operations version 1611 (November 2016) to make sure that it seamlessly integrates with the rest of the warehouse workflows….

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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…


How to build a multi-level container structure using Containerization process

Introduction We have received a number of questions regarding multi-level container structures in an outbound process. This blog post will show you how to achieve that by using the new Containerization feature in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3, and work through an example of building a two-level container structure. A multi-level container structure refers to…

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Introduction to Containerization – Automated packing process in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3

Overview In addition to the manual packing functionality that was introduced in my previous post, the new Warehouse management system also provides a feature, Containerization, which supports an automated or guided packing process. In this process, containerization assists the user by: Automatically calculating required containers for the outbound shipment based on product and container physical…

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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…


Introducing the new Warehouse Management and Transportation Management modules in Dynamics AX 2012 R3

Updated 2015-11-25. Originally published 2014-06-13. For business and IT leaders in today’s digitally-connected world who want to deliver amazing customer experiences, your solution – Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 – is now available in 36 countries! Read more general information on the release of Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 here, in this blog post, or…


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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