Using route schedules in TMS with CU10

Posted on behalf of Simon Juul. Many companies have agreements with customers to deliver their orders on a regular basis, for example weekly deliveries. In order for TMS in AX to be able to support transportation routes executed regularly, a new feature for “scheduled routes” have been introduced with CU10 or separately from LCS with…

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Migration of Microsoft Dynamics AX WMS to new R3 warehouse and transportation functionality

The purpose of this blog post is to define the main technical implementation requirements needed for a customer installation running Microsoft Dynamics AX with the WMSI/WMSII (configuration key WMSBasic/WMSAdvanced) functionality, wanting to migrate to the new warehouse management functionality released as part of the Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3, WHS (configuration key WHSandTMS). The blog…


What’s new in CU9 for WMS and TMS

Today marks the release of yet another cumulative update for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3. This release includes 100+ fixes and several improvements for warehouse management and transportation management. Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 CU9 is available for download on Lifecycle Services, PartnerSource and CustomerSource. For detailed information on the release of Microsoft Dynamics AX…


How do I account for freight charges in TMS

Introduction We have received numerous questions with regards to how freight invoices and freight charges are transferred to orders and how this ideally should be set up. This is currently limited to do for customer and vendor freight charges added to sales and purchase orders. The transportation charges calculated through the rate route workbench is…


Transportation Management System Implementation Guide

We’re glad to announce that the Transportation Management System Implementation Guide for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 is now available. You can download it from PartnerSource or CustomerSource. The purpose of the document is to provide functional and technical guidance to users looking to implement or use the transportation management systems provided as part of…

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What’s new in CU8 for WMS and TMS?

The SCM Team are glad to announce the launch of Cumulative Update 8 for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3. The whole team is thrilled in the interest you have shown for R3 and we are glad to contribute in making Dynamics AX an even better and more versatile solution in the supply chain management areas….

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Third-party Transportation Management (TMS) engines (UPS, FedEx, Progistics, PCMiler)

The Transportation Management (TMS) module that shipped with Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 includes a number of engines that are essentially implementations of strategies for calculating rates, distance, transit time, and other data related to transportation of goods. Some of the most wanted implementations retrieve data from online services. Due to release policy management, it…

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Using Transportation management without the new Warehouse management module

The question of whether I can use Transportation management without the new Warehouse management module in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 has cropped up many times. And the basic answer is Yes, you can. Here are a few simple steps to help you achieve this scenario. The variations are, of course, many, but this simple…

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Transportation management (TMS) mileage engine based on Bing Maps

Transportation management module (TMS) includes a number of extension points that allow for custom algorithms for tasks such as calculations for rates and transit time or mileage on a specific route. Dynamics AX 2013 R3 comes with a number of engines, including a point-to-point mileage engine that is defined as a Microsoft.Dynamics.Ax.Tms.Bll.P2PMileageEngine engine type. The…

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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…