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    Add charges to transfer order lines based on freight rates

    Suggested by Laura CojanNew 1
    Category: Transportation management

    The following scenario has been raised and should be considered subject to change:

    • Create a purchase order for item Y into warehouse X.
    • Receive the purchase order.
    • Crete a transfer order for item Y from warehouse X to warehouse Z. Both warehouses are warehouse-management-processes enabled.
    • In the transfer order header, select delivery terms that have the ‘Add transportation charges to orders’ parameter turned on.
    • Navigate to the load planning workbench and create a new load for the transfer order.
    • Click on ‘Rating and routing’ and open the rate route workbench.
    • Click on ‘Rate shop’ and make sure that at least one rate is returned without exceptions.
    • Select a rate and click ‘Assign’.
    • Reserve the inventory, release the load to the warehouse and perform all the transfer issue work.
    • Confirm the outbound shipment.
    • Although the following miscellaneous charges are set up, the transportation charges are not applied back to the transfer order line.

    The charges should be visible in the transfer order lines as these are visible in the purchase order lines.

    Currenlty the functionality is not as richly built in transfer order scenarios and many customer's would very much benefit from expanding this area.

  • 13

    Load planning workbench needs 1 enhancement

    Suggested by Microsoft – Under Review 1
    Category: Transportation management

    It is not possible to combine different order types in planning a load, for example combining sales orders and transfer orders. But a distribution company with their own trucks and many facilities from which they deliver to customers, are doing this routinely to make sure trucks are as full as possible. The load planning workbench today cannot combine sales and transfer orders but when the FROM to address is the same, it should allow this. total weight and volume will be indicated as usual and the user can make correct load planning decisions
  • 7

    Change managment with TMS, ability to have freight charges flow back to PO

    Suggested by Tim SatromNew 1
    Category: Transportation management

    KB 4010426 added the ability to rate route plan with change management enabled - previously, you would receive error:

    “Change to the document are only allowed in state Draft, because Change management is activated.”

    You can now rate after installing the KB, however, you cannot have charges flow back to the PO ("Add Transportation Charges to orders") with change management enabled.  The same error occurs.

    This has been determined to be a feature gap that requires a design change.  Please vote up if this is something that your business needs.

  • 6

    Multiple freight bills per invoice

    Suggested by Marialecia Guada SuarezNew 0
    Category: Transportation management

    It should be possible to process one invoice for transportation services that includes more than 1 freight bill. Transport vendors send invoices that include more than 1 contracted service, this can be daily or monthly. They don’t send one invoice per freight bill.

    Now in D365fO you can only generate one invoice per freight bill and you cannot use the same invoice number for another one.

    There is a workaround about adding lines to the previously created freight invoice with the details of your other freight bills. However the lines need to be filled out manually. So they can just go back to the Freight invoice details form, click New on the line and enter the information there. 

    The process should be easier and more automatic.

  • 4

    Outbound load reconciliation process

    Suggested by Omar DimechNew 0
    Category: Transportation management

    It is typical for distribution companies to reconcile an outbound load when a truck returns to the distribution centre (DC).  Typical requirements for this reconciliation process include:

    1. Ability to create / post invoices from the Load planning workbench 

    2. Link all sales invoices to a load such that on return to the DC users can register the invoices brought back.  This helps users to monitor / audit / control that all the invoices on truck (load) have been addressed / returned from the delivery run

    3. Ability to post a credit note for an entire invoice to reflect an uncompleted delivery - example shop closed when truck arrived to deliver at shop

    4. Ability to record the total payments received for a specific load (this means that a driver deposits an amount of money with the clerk - this money reflects the money collected during the delivery), issue receipts to driver for the money collected

    5. Ability to record total undelivered quantities - customers may not accept items on invoices.  To record these items /  quantities in a load reconciliation process

    6. Reconcile each invoice on truck : allocate payments (from deposit amount to customer), undelivered quantities, credit notes used to pay invoice, etc

    7. Display variances to reconciliation clerk - help to identify the variances by invoice

    8. Automatically generate credit notes, payments and settle the same to the invoice being reconciled


  • 4

    Setup of transit time engine

    Suggested by Philippe JacobsenNew 0
    Category: Transportation management

    This issue has been reported through our CSS system and is made available for voting.

    In the transit time engine where the transit time is specified as from and to
    zip-code and country, and maybe also state, it is not possible to specify the
    to-part with a range of zip-codes.
    In the rate base the to-part is specified as a Drop-off postal code from and a Drop-off postal code to, and as the transit time is related to the rate is very illogical that the transit time engine do not follow the same concept.
    Our customer has several carriers shipping to most of the world imagine to number of records to create, not the mention the maintenance work or the impact on response time.


  • 3

    Charge written to PO on confirming inbound shipment

    Suggested by Robert FinlayNew 0
    Category: Transportation management

    Against an inbound shipment, route rates for landed costs can be added in the currency that those costs will be received. When the inbound shipment is confirmed, the route rates are written as charges to the PO line, but the charges are written in the currency of the PO rather than the currency that the route rates were added to the shipment. When the PO is invoiced, the postings to the shipment cost accrual account are in a different currency than the postings created when the freight invoices are processed. This makes reconciliation of the shipment charges accounts impossible, due to a) different currencies used on the 2 different postings, b) normal exchange rate movements between the 2 postings. If the currencies were the same on both postings, this would simplify postings for reconciliation purposes.

    Need charges written to PO in the currency that they are captured in the route rate details form

  • 3

    Add configuration keys for NMFC Code/STCC code on products

    Suggested by Kurt HatlevikNew 1
    Category: Transportation management

    When opening products there are 3 fields that is seldom used by most customers:


    STCC Code

    Harmonized system.

    These fields are on the table : WHSEcoResProductTransportationCodes

    This table is only configured with configuration key "WHSandTMS"

    The functional footprint for these fields are very low, and it would be nice to have a separate configuration keys to disable these fields.  It seams these fields originate from the old WAX/TRAX solution. and is only used for the US car industry ?   


  • 2

    Shipping Carrier Interface

    Suggested by Fernando RuizNew 0
    Category: Transportation management

    Shipping carrier interface is a standard functionality on 2009/2012 eliminated on D365 because TMS should covered partially. The real situation is that TMS module has no this functionality.

    A road map of transportation management must cover the integration with third-party ( external shipping system).
  • 2

    Performance issue in existsInvoiceJournal method on TMSFreightBillDetail table

    Suggested by Siddhartha IndraNew 0
    Category: Transportation management

    The existsInvoiceJournal method on TMSFreightBillDetail table causes an unnecessary performance impact due to the size of the records returned. This method is only checking for an existence but returns 80 columns of data

    The same method has been used in below areas, causing performance issues, The existsInvoiceJournal method on TMSFreightBillDetail table causes an unnecessary performance impact due to the size of the records returned. This method is only checking for an existence but returns 80 columns of data. Making the attached code change reduced our DB time from 200ms to 20ms.

    \Forms\TMSFreightBillDetail\Data Sources\TMSFreightBillDetail\Methods\active 7 53
    \Forms\TMSInvoiceTable\Methods\toggleObjects 9 53
    \Forms\TMSRouteWorkbench\Data Sources\TMSRoute\Methods\active 14 53
    \Forms\WHSLoadPlanningListPage\Data Sources\WHSLoadTable\Methods\active 38 53
    \Forms\WHSLoadPlanningWorkbench\Data Sources\WHSLoadTable\Methods\active 30 53
    \Forms\WHSLoadTable\Data Sources\WHSLoadTable\Methods\active 42 53