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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Barcode Scanning in the Mobile Device

One of the major innovative features we introduced with the R3 release of Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 was the advanced warehousing system with the warehouse mobile devices portal and the subsequent support for using embedded devices for efficient warehouse workflows. The key assumption with this technology was that warehouse workers would be scanning barcodes for…

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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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Customization: how to add an image control on WMDP pages?

Warehouse Mobile Devices Portal (WMDP) comes with a number of predefined work pages, dynamic menus, a logon page, and few other screens. The content and the workflow of the pages that are displayed to the user are fully defined on the AOS tier. The X++ classes that belong to the hierarchy inherited from the WHSWorkExecuteDisplay…

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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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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…