Processing work that is awaiting demand replenishment

Introduction Previously it was not possible to start processing work header that were awaiting demand replenishment since the header and not the affected lines were blocked. This is not optimal for all situations, e.g. if the work order contained many lines and only a few needed replenishments, the warehouse workers could not start picking but…

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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…


Improve performance by running the Warehouse management on-hand entries cleanup job – for New AX and for AX2012 R3 CU10

  Introduction Calculation of the on-hand are used from many forms but also during many business processes, the latter being less obvious to end-users. Therefore, it is always of interest to us to improve the performance of these operations since the overall impact on many processes can be quite significant. The nature of the queries…

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Using WMS processes with project management activities in CU10

This blog post describes how to process warehouse management activities related to project management when having warehouses and products enabled to Use warehouse management processes in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 CU10. This functionality is also available from LCS with KB 3096930.   Processing of item requirement sales orders When using the item requirements form…


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…


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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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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