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 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 ocean on one mode of transportation, and then take a train from the port to the actual city, and then a truck to the final location. That’s three different segments/carriers, all which need a rate to go towards the load.

  • Basic Setup
    • Hub and Hub Master – Hubs are used to specify stopping points for routes and the Hub Master ties the information for the hubs together for rating purposes
    • Routing Guide – A predefined set of criteria that the system will use to define the Route Plan for the given load
    • Route Plan – The segmented route that is chosen based on the Routing Guide. This will have each segment tied to a specific carrier from start to finish for the Route.
  • Getting a Route from the Rate Route Workbench
    • Using the Rate Route Workbench, we can view just the route for an order by using the Route button. This will return the route based on the Route Plan that is chosen and show us what carriers are used for each segment.
  • Getting a Route and a Rate from the Rate Route Workbench
    • To get an actual Rate for the segments, we use the Route w/ Rate option. This will not only return the route based on the Route Plan, but also the rate for each of the segments along with any accessorials tied to the carriers.

 

Hub Master
Hub Master

 

Route Guide
Routing

 

Routing is great when we need to have multiple segments/carriers for a single load. While the setup may seem like a lot, it comes in handy for multi segment loads. That being said, using the routing functionality is not necessary and not really useful for single segment rating.

 

 

 

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