2012


What are Intrastat transactions

Intrastat applies to Imports and Exports within the E.U. only.   EU traders with imports or exports exceeding certain thresholds are required to submit bi-monthly intrastat reports. Under these thresholds, summary data is required to be reported, as in the case of Ireland, all VAT registered traders operating within the EU […]


Lead time planned purchase orders

Defining purchase lead times on a vendor, a vendor trade agreement, an item’s coverage settings, or an item. During master scheduling in Ax, system searches for the purchase lead time according to the following priority: The Item coverage form –> Lead time tab. If the Purchase check box is selected, the Purchase time field is used. The Site specific […]


Error in Ax 2012: The transaction combination Activate item relation Table is not activated 1

This issue comes because of not activating the combinations of inventory transactions for all inventory profiles, specific kinds of activity, and specific inventory profiles. To define combinations; Click Inventory and warehouse management > Setup > Posting > Transaction combinations. 1. Select the Activate inventory profile relation All check box to activate the inventory transaction combinations for all inventory profiles. […]


Error in Ax 2012: The quantity cannot be reduced. The number of inventory transactions on order is too low because the quantity or part of it is referenced by an output order or a production order or is marked against other transactions 2

Steps to repro this error: Create SO with 20 quantities. Perform Picking List with 20 quantities Perform Picking List registration with 10 quantities Perform packing slip with 10 quantities Now, reduce the quantity @ SO line from 20 to 15. System throws the following error message;         […]


Determining Sales price based on Purchase/Cost price for a product in Ax 2012

In one of our implementations we came across a scenario where the user wanted to maintain standard sales prices for items, which will be based on the purchase price of the product and the price, will be inflated by certain percentage. To handle this scenario, Ax provides an option of […]


Alternative Items in Ax 2012

Sometime there are scenarios when the organizations want to maintain/use alternate Items when creating sales orders. This commonly happens when 2 items have very little differences. Access the Released product à Sell fast tab –> Alternative product field group   When to use:  The field determines when this feature will […]


Importance of Change Management Feature in Ax 2012

Change management provides a managed workflow which ensures that purchase orders are locked once they have been approved. The purchase order cannot be changed until the workflow is started. The details for the changes to the purchase orders are stored in a history log. Before getting into the details of […]


Basic Purchase Order Workflow in Ax 2012 3

To configure a simple PO workflow in Ax, refer the following setups and configuration;   Navigate to System Administration > Setup > System Parameters > Number Sequence set the number sequence for Workflow ID               Setup of Batch group: Navigate to System Administration > Setups > Batch Group Create a new […]


Recording Realized Profit/Loss from Exchange rate fluctuations in Ax 2012

Before moving ahead let’s understand first what is Realized Profit/Loss. The gain or loss is based on exchange rate fluctuations between the foreign (transaction) currency and the domestic (accounting) currency at the time the payment was received or issued. Take an example where; Company’s accounting currency is USD Purchase order is created and […]


Inventory Dimensions in Ax 2012

Inventory dimensions in Ax 2012 now consist of 3 classifications: Product Dimension Storage Dimension Tracking Dimension Product dimension: can be referred to a dimension group that mainly focuses on the physical attributes of the product; major constituents: Size Color Configuration Since a product (item) is treated as a the lowest […]