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…


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…


Improved integration to warehouse management in process manufacturing AX2012

Process manufacturing adds multiple capabilities to ensure that the inventory that is reserved is the inventory that meets the customer criteria. This capability is useful for any enterprise irrespective of nature of manufacturing environment. For instance customer could ask for an inventory batch of chocolate bars with cocoa content between 80 and 100. In addition…

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WMS enhancements in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

This posting describes some of the enhancements of the WMS functionality that were added in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012. Storing and updating the requested ship date on shipments The WMSShipment table now stores the latest date where the shipment must be delivered in order to meet the requested ship date. This information is displayed in…


WMS related Question and Answers on Dynamics AX

A number of questions have been asked thought this blog about shipments and the shipment reservation logic. Some of the answers to these questions include information about aspects of these key system components that might be of general interest to our readers. Shipment reservation for consolidated picking and activation essentials Question #1 – Shipment activation…

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WMS in Microsoft Dynamics® AX 2009. Shipping Process Overview

Introduction The WMS (Warehouse Managements System) encompasses the core components within average Microsoft Dynamics AX installations that are implemented to manage and run world class warehouses. The WMS functionality is enabled by the configuration keys LogisticsAdvanced, WMSBasic, and WMSAdvanced. Formal training is available with the courses “Trade and Logistics I in Microsoft Dynamics® AX 2009”…