Hello Folks, Warehouse Management in AX is bit interesting in exploring and challenging at the same time to explore and configure. This blog will walk through the cross docking process using advanced warehouse management features
Receiving Process for cross dock purchase order using HHT
Keeping in mind, the business scenario, the purchase order will be created by buyer in AX and it will be confirmed
Once the commercial invoice received from the vendor, the load will be created by the transportation coordinator
User will click on To new load and will create the load.
As per the commercial invoice, warehouse planner will create the ASN template and upload in the system
Warehouse admin will follow the navigation in HHT/WMDP: Login in HHT
Click on inbound in main menu
Click on LP receiving
Enter the consignment number and,
Click ok and below screen will display subsequently
Open work will be created in AX as per the ASN
Again user will login into HHT by following the navigation: Login in HHT
click on display work in main menu and filter work by purchase order and,
select the work id and click ok
Pallet is getting picked from Receiving area. Once the picker click ok. Pallet will be picked and below screen will display
Now the pallet has been ready to put to Qc Area 1 and User will ok and display work will display and again filter the work
Select the work id and click ok.
Pallet is getting picked from QC Area 1. Once the picker click ok. Pallet will be picked and below screen will display the put location
Closed work in AX as per the ASN/Consignment receiving put-away using HHT device
Continue with the business scenario, now the items has been received, inspected and put in cross dock area. Now, buyer/warehouse planner will cross dock the item using cross dock functionality available in purchase order form Retail action tab.
Below section will explain the cross docking process in AX which will create an automatic transfer order in AX
Creation of transfer order via purchase order this will be done in AX
Keeping in mind, the business scenario, with respect to the same the purchase order, buyer will team or warehouse team will cross dock the received consignment and create the transfer order to complete the picking process using HHT device
Buyer/warehouse admin will click on retail action tab and click on cross dock tab
Buyer will select the cross dock warehouse and enter quantities and click on calculate quantities
Once the user click on calculate quantities, the cross docking quantity filed will get updated. After that user will click on create order button in cross docking form
Transfer order picking process using HHT
User will login in AX and go to inventory management module and select the cross docking transfer order
Transfer order lines will be automatically reserves. Warehouse user will click on release to warehouse and an infolog will be displayed
Warehouse user will click close the infolog and click on work detail button of selected transfer order and created open work will be displayed
Warehouse admin will follow the navigation in HHT/WMDP:
Login in HHT
Click on display work and filter by transfer issue
Select the work id and click ok
As per the business, user will go to the system suggested location, scan the pallet and click ok
As per the business, user will go to the system suggested location, PUT the pallet. Also, this is the case of bulk picking as the pallet in this location suffices the full quantity.
User will ok and display work will display and again filter the work by work id
Select the work id and click ok. The QC area is customization as per the business for outbound. The customized screen will be incorporated once the solution feasibility is checked with technical
Once the picker click ok. Below screen will display
Once the user click ok. The display work form will be displayed with no work id of USMF-000335
Closed work in AX as per the transfer order no-000071 using HHT device
This is one type of cross docking which can be used with advanced warehouse management in AX 2012 R3.
Have a techy day!