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How to set up a multi-step receiving process

How to set up a multi-step receiving process

Staging receiving orders can be accomplished in a few different ways Functionality in the Warehouse Management module in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 makes it possible to have multi-step work processes.  During the receiving process, it may be necessary to have multiple steps for the put-away work. […]

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Configuring WMS License Plates to be GS1-Compliant in 2012 R3

Configuring WMS License Plates to be GS1-Compliant in 2012 R3

If you are looking for a simple solution to generating a unique, globally-compliant code per shipped handling unit, you’re in the right place! The standard Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 functionality allows companies to configure the License Plate inventory dimension that is used in Warehouse Management to […]

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How to launch an SSRS Report from AX with pre-loaded parameters

How to launch an SSRS Report from AX with pre-loaded parameters

So you’ve got a report you want to run in AX, but you want to bypass the parameters screen. You’ve already selected the record you want to run the report on, why should you have to select it again on the parameters screen? With this guide, I’m […]

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How to Get a Rate for Multiple Segments of a Load in Dynamics AX 2012 R3

How to Get a Rate for Multiple Segments of a Load in Dynamics AX 2012 R3

How Do I Get a Rate for Multiple Segments of a Load? Add Routing! The Routing functionality in the Transportation Management module in Dynamics 2012 R3 allows us to add multiple segment rating to a load. For instance, if a load first needs to travel across the […]

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Day in the Life of Customer Support using AX 2012 Call Centers

Day in the Life of Customer Support using AX 2012 Call Centers

Call Center The release of AX 2012 R3 added a new Call Center module which will benefit organizations that have a call center to support their clients.   The Call Center in AX 2012 R3 is a great tool that Call Centers can use to allow their Customer […]

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Change-based Email Alerts in Dynamics AX 2012 (Part 2)

This post is a continuation of Change-based Email Alert setup & configuration. Refer to Part 1 if you have not yet completed the initial steps, located here: Change-based Email Alerts Batch Jobs There are two batch jobs that must be set up in order for change-based email […]

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Change-based Email Alerts in Dynamics AX 2012 (Part 1)

Change-based alerts in Dynamics AX 2012 are an underutilized tool that can create greater transparency within your environment by helping you keep up-to-date with system changes. The two types of alerts that are currently available are ‘notification’ and ‘email’ – the former being internal to the AX […]

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Visual Studio Design Expressions (Specific to AX SSRS Reports)

Microsoft Dynamics AX utilizes SSRS for its reporting needs. The layout of a SSRS report is based upon its design, which is created in Microsoft Visual Studio. Visual Studio designs offer a magnitude of flexibility when it comes to how the report can be displayed. At times, […]

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AX 2012 R3: The new warehouse (WHS) module and deprecated WM2 functionality. What it means to you!

With the newest release of AX 2012 R3, users will notice the addition of significant functionality around the warehousing (WHS) and transportation (TMS) capabilities. The features are so large they now have their own modules within Dynamics AX. Its exciting to see these make it into an […]

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Removing Persistent SSRS Parameters in Dynamics AX 2012 Reports

(This is specific to reports using a Report Data Provider) I built an SSRS report to retrieve a list of all prices from specific vendors. In this report, there are a number of parameters: Item Status, Prices to display, Inventory On Hand, and of course Vendor Account. […]

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