Supply Chain Management in Dynamics AX

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  • Blog Post: 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...
  • Blog Post: 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...
  • 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: 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...
  • Blog Post: How to build a multi-level container structure using Containerization process

    Introduction We have received a number of questions regarding multi-level container structures in an outbound process. This blog post will show you how to achieve that by using the new Containerization feature in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3, and work through an example of building a two-level container...
  • Blog Post: Introduction to Containerization - Automated packing process in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3

    Overview In addition to the manual packing functionality that was introduced in my previous post , the new Warehouse management system also provides a feature, Containerization, which supports an automated or guided packing process. In this process, containerization assists the user by: Automatically...
  • Blog Post: 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...
  • 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: 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...
  • 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: Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012: Where is the Shop floor control module?

    Introduction Those of you who know the Shop floor control module in Dynamics AX 2009 will notice that it is not a separate module in Dynamics AX 2012. This post gives you a quick overview of how to access the Shop floor control functionality in Dynamics AX 2012. Time attendance and Manufacturing...
  • Blog Post: Service products in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

    With Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 new capabilities of selling and procuring products, decoupled from inventory control, have been introduced. The purpose of this post is to describe the difference between stocked and non-stocked products of type service and to provide general recommendation about this...
  • Blog Post: Operational Sites in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

    Operational Sites in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 As companies grow and operations are distributed across multiple geographic locations, there is a growing desire for shared business processes alongside processes that are tailored to the needs of specific parts of the business. Microsoft Dynamics...
  • Blog Post: Quality Management in Dynamics AX 2009 - Upgrade essentials

    Quick abstract As many of you may know, with the latest release of Dynamics Ax 2009, the new Quality Management System (QMS) module is available within the Inventory Management Area, formerly the Fullscope TQM (Total Quality Management) solution, which was acquired and evolves in the new module. ...
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