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AX 2012 R3 Load Planning Workbench Use and Purpose for Inbound Purchasing

One of the great new features in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 for tracking the procurement of raw materials and inventory is the concept of Loads. Loads are generally created by the procurement department via Purchase Order lines, which give them the ability to track and change dates, shipping identification numbers, and key information during […]

The Journey to Microsoft Dynamics 365

Looking to Move From Your Legacy ERP or CRM? Then Join Us for Evolve: The Journey to Microsoft Dynamics 365 Microsoft and Avantiico will be hosting a free informational event in Irvine, CA on December 1st, 2017 to answer any questions the community may have regarding how to properly evaluate an ERP or CRM system […]

What New Microsoft D365 Customers Are Doing Right

In conversations with organizations from various industries, we have noticed an increasing awareness over the last twelve to eighteen months of the limits of legacy ERP and CRM solutions. Even for companies that had invested in Dynamics ERP solutions several years ago, the advances in SaaS and hybrid solutions from Microsoft seem to be sparking […]

An Interview With Amir Khoshniyati by Dann Maurno

Shipment accuracy of 99 percent sounds praiseworthy, but guess again. Presuming $8 million in sales and 100,000 orders, that one percent of lost shipments, or ones requiring personnel intervention to correct address data, costs you $92,500 per year. That is how Avantiico figures the cost of bad address data. The team detailed these costs further […]

How to Create Purchase Agreement in AX 2012

CU12 Public Sector Enhancements Creating a purchase agreement is new in AX 2012 and replace the Blanket order functionality in prior versions. While this blog is specific to Purchase agreements, similar functionality is available in the Sales and Marketing module for Sales agreements. Purchase agreements are contractual obligations with a vendor to buy an agreed […]

How to Use the Print Archive Option to Organize Reports

Have you ever wondered what the Print archive option is when selecting a report destination? Or accidentally printed to the Print archive and not known exactly what or where that is? If so, this blog is for you! What is the Print Archive? The Print archive is an archive used to save generated reports to […]

AX 2012 R3 and the Use of License Plates in Warehouse Management

AX 2012 R3 and the Use of License Plates in Warehouse Management One of the new tools for tracking inventory in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3’s Warehouse Management module is license plating. License plates in AX are a unique ID that can be barcoded and assigned to a pallet, location, forklift, etc. They are useful […]

AX 2012 R3 Warehouse Work Template Configuration and Purpose

A key step in the configuration of the new AX 2012 R3 Warehouse Management module is creating a Work template. Work templates are used to determine the “work” created in the system when processing Sales Orders, Purchase Orders, Replenishment, etc. This ‘work’ is created for use in either the AX Client or the WHS Mobile […]

AX 2012 R3 Warehouse Reservation Hierarchy in New WMS Functionality

Ax 2012 r3 Warehouse Reservation Hierarchy in New Wms Functionality The new AX 2012 R3 Warehouse Management functionality includes improved flexibility in the inventory reservation process. There were challenges in the past around the system trying to reserve items at too granular of a level, resulting in the system being too restrictive for use in […]

Configuring Functionality For the Microsoft AX 2012 R3 Warehouse Mobile Device

The new Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 Warehouse Management module ships with an integrated mobile device program out of the box. This tool is flexible in terms of controlling available tasks by the user and providing the ability to complete the majority of warehouse floor tasks done on a daily basis. The key setup for […]