Supply Chain Management in Dynamics AX

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  • Blog Post: 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...
  • Blog Post: 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...
  • Blog Post: 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...
  • Blog Post: Knowledge articles in Case management

    When we made the Case management feature set in the AX 2012 release we reused a number of existing functionality or design concepts already in place in other areas of AX. Some of the concepts we used to work with cases were: Service level agreements from the Service management module and Processes, transaction...
  • Blog Post: Introducing Purchase inquiries in AX 2012 R2, CU6

    With the release of the Cumulative update 6 (CU6) for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 on June 26 th we introduced an optional extension on the Purchase order process, the Purchase inquiry . The Purchase inquiry can be thought of as simply an additional optional Document status step on the purchase order...
  • Blog Post: Delivery due date notification workflow

    A customer recently asked us what the Delivery due date notification workflow in the Procurement and sourcing module is used for and how it works. My colleague, Christian Olsson, created the following response which I hope can help others who asks themselves a similar question. The Delivery due date...
  • Blog Post: Understanding the product validation process in Dynamics AX 2012

    Introduction Dynamics AX 2012 provides a new feature that allows you to validate the released product setup and ensure data integrity and overall process readiness. This feature is useful for managing master data and we expect it to be widely used by our partners and customers in order to support...
  • Blog Post: 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...
  • Blog Post: Avoid index length issues with InventDim

    In Microsoft Dynamics AX we use indexes to ensure uniqueness. An example of this is the DimIdx index in InventDim , where all dimension fields are included to ensure that only a single record exists for a given set of dimensions. However, the SQL Server has a limitation of 16 fields in an index. With...
  • Blog Post: An AX environmental process map in detail

    I recently reviewed the new training material for the AX2012 version of the Environmental dashboard (EMS). A little late in the process I realized that the details on the Environmental process map were a bit insufficient for this feature. I wanted to remedy this since it is really a very “presentable”...
  • Blog Post: Electronic signature in Dynamics AX

    Most presentations I have made during the last few years have involved one or more personas. Shannon the machine operator, Lisa the Customer Service representative, Charlie the CEO, Lars the Shop supervisor etc. etc. At a presentation a few years back I had to introduce a new persona which we didn’t...
  • Blog Post: Installing a stand-alone Dynamics AX 2012 on Windows 8

    It took a little while but finally I managed to get my AX up and running on Windows 8. For those of you who want to do the same, here are a couple of pointers: SharePoint 2010 is as tricky as it was on Windows 7. This KB article will help out: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee554869.aspx...
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