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Modes of delivery (form) [AX 2012]

Updated: January 27, 2014

Applies To: Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Feature Pack, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

Click Sales and marketing > Setup > Distribution > Modes of delivery.

–or–

Click Procurement and sourcing > Setup > Distribution > Modes of delivery.

Use this form to set up modes of delivery for customers and vendors. The mode of delivery is the means of transportation that is used when an order is delivered from the seller to the buyer. Use a mode of delivery when you record orders and purchases.

NoteNote

Modes of delivery are printed on customer invoices.

The following tables provide descriptions for the controls in this form.

Tab

Description

Setup

Enter information for the shipping carrier that is associated with the selected mode of delivery.

Retail channels

In Retail, add the online store that uses the selected mode of delivery.

NoteNote

This control is available only if Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 or AX 2012 R3 is installed.

Products

In Retail, include or exclude one or more products from the mode of delivery that is used in the online store.

NoteNote

This control is available only if Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 or AX 2012 R3 is installed.

Addresses

In Retail, include or exclude one or more addresses from the mode of delivery that is used in the online store.

NoteNote

This control is available only if Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 or AX 2012 R3 is installed.

Button

Description

Translations

Create and modify language versions for the selected mode of delivery.

External codes

Create and modify external codes for the selected mode of delivery.

Transport calendar

Set up the transport calendar for the selected mode of delivery.

Field

Description

Mode of delivery

Enter an alphanumeric code for the mode of delivery. The code can be up to 10 characters long. For example, you can enter UPS for United Parcel Service or FedEx for Federal Express.

Description

Enter the full description of the current mode of delivery. This description appears on printed forms such as sales orders and customer invoices.

Expedite

Specify that the mode of delivery is expedited by default. For more information, see Expedite orders.

NoteNote

This control is available only if Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 is installed and the Call center configuration key is enabled.

Service

Select the type of shipping service that is used for the selected mode of delivery.

NoteNote

This information is used to sort information about reports and to filter information in the Sales pickup form in Inventory management.

Carrier ID

Select the identification of the carrier service that is used for the selected mode of delivery.

Carrier company

The carrier company name that is associated with the carrier ID.

Account code

Select the account code that represents your company's account number for the shipping carrier. Typically, account codes are set up for each warehouse or other location from which products are shipped.

Line type

In Retail, in the Products and Addresses FastTabs, select whether to include or exclude a line from the mode of delivery that is used in the online store.

NoteNote

This control is available only if Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 or AX 2012 R3 is installed.


Announcements: To see known issues and recent fixes, use Issue search in Microsoft Dynamics Lifecycle Services (LCS).
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