Customizing the Warehousing Mobile App Updating code to support extension-only development for the new Warehousing Mobile App

Introduction We last looked at the Warehouse Mobile Devices Portal (WMDP) in detail in a series of blog posts here, here, and here.  The last one covered how to build custom solutions and walked through building a new sample workflow for the WMDP.  This post will be updating that sample to cover some of the…

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Announcing Dynamics 365 for Operations – Warehousing

We’re very happy to announce that Dynamics 365 for Operations – Warehousing has been made available on Windows Store and Google Play store. This app empowers warehouse workers in your organization to complete tasks in a warehouse by using mobile devices. It enables material handling, receiving, picking, putting, cycle counting, and production processes with your…


Inventory on-hand movements/transfers using the mobile device menus

In this blog post you will be able to read about how to use mobile device menus to record physical movements of inventory on-hand, both within a warehouse as well as between warehouses. The screen shots in this blog post are taken from the new Dynamics AX, but all the content applies to AX2012 R3…


Displaying a list of open work for warehouse workers

We have recently released Cumulative Update 9 (CU9) for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3. This update packs a ton of great updates and fixes we have released since CU8, and there is one notable new feature that I want to call out and discuss here. The warehousing team has received feedback from customers that the…

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Creating Custom Solutions with the Warehouse Mobile Device Portal

This is the third in the series of blog posts focusing on the warehouse mobile device portal (WMDP). This portal was released as part of the advanced warehousing solution in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 – and we have been trying to explore the powerful ways you have to customize the warehouse workflow for your…

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Warehouse Mobile Device Portal Architecture

This is the second part of a blog series on the Warehouse mobile device portal (WMDP) introduced in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2013 R3. The first part can be found here. The mobile device portal is designed to provide warehouse workers with an interface into the advanced warehousing system of Microsoft Dynamics AX and is intended…

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Warehouse Mobile Device Portal

The Advanced Warehousing functionality introduced in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2013 R3 includes a brand new Warehouse Mobile Device Portal (WMDP). This portal serves HTML pages which drive the work executed within the warehouse. We have designed the portal to generate HTML that is widely compatible on a variety of devices, and although we do not…

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Product Scanning Confirmation

Introduction In Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 it is possible to enable location and quantity confirmation during work processing through the RF device. Currently with the cumulative update 8, this has been extended to support product confirmation too. In this case the warehouse user will need to confirm that he is processing the right product…

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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…


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…