Posts Tagged ‘Warehouse Management’

Dynamics 365 – What is this ‘thing’ called Cluster Picking?

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The Warehouse Picking Process can be accomplished numerous different ways.  One of the methods provided in Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations ERP is called Cluster Picking – a very attractive, efficient option for the Warehouse Manager to choose. Cluster Picking, in a nut shell, is a process performed on a mobile device, with released…

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Dynamics 365 – Want to do the Wave?

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Ready! Set! Go! Not that kind of a Wave!  The Dynamics 365 Wave. Think of it this way.  When shipping work (Sales Orders) are released to the Warehouse when using D365 Warehouse Management, the material handlers would like the work they are presented with to be organized in some way, shape, or form.  So in…

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Dynamics 365 – Say “Hello” to Wave Templates

One of the basic functionalities of Warehouse Management in Dynamics 365 for Finanace and Operations Enterprise Edition remains the Wave Template functionality.  Wave Templates are used to manage, automatically or manually, the Shipping Waves, Production Waves or Kanban Waves.  When the Wave is processed, work is created for the operations team(s) to be performed. Wave…

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Exploring Warehouse Management in Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations: Exciting Details of Containerization

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In a part 1 of this blog series, we reviewed the basics of Containerization: Container Types Container Groups Build Templates Containerization as a method in the Wave Template To review part 1, click here. Today we will further explore the discussion and dig deeper into the Containerization functionality.  Please remember the Containerization features are available…

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Dynamics AX/Dynamics 365 for Operations Negative Warehouse Inventory

The topic of Negative Inventory has been one of those “chicken or the egg” conversations for a long time. At first blush the answer may seem easy! But as the “what if” scenarios are brought up, the answer becomes a tangled web. Staunch process-base material managers typically say there is no need to ever allow…

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Handling RMAs On Mobile Devices in Dynamics AX 2012 R3

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Microsoft has done it again!  Along with the delivery of Dynamics AX 2012 R3 and the numerous functionality bonuses, the use of RF devices to process Return Material Adjustments/Authorizations entered the scene. Once the system setup has been completed in AX 2012 R3, the RMA process on the RF device becomes a few easy scans…

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Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 CU12 Warehouse Mobile Device Updates

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In November 2016, AX2012 R3 users were happy to receive cumulative update 12 (CU12) from Microsoft.  It included numerous updates for additional functionality and bug fixes. As more and more companies adopt the use of RF scanners, we see Microsoft acknowledge the need for additional mobile device functionality with the solutions they issued in CU12.…

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Production Order Reservation in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3

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Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 (AX 2012 R3) has newly added features that can be used to automate Production order reservation process. The automated reservation process ensures that materials will be set aside for use in the ‘Made to Order’ environment and preventing material shortages during a production run.  In addition, a new feature has…

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