Dispatching (form) [AX 2012]

Updated: January 13, 2012

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

Click Organization administration > Common > Resources > Resources. On the Action Pane, in the View group, click Dispatching.

Use this form to view detailed information about all operations resource jobs. You can also reschedule the process sequence and adjust day-to-day operations for the resource. You can schedule only one job for each production.

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

Tab

Description

Overview tab

View jobs that are running on the selected operations resource and the most important information about each job. This information includes the production that the job is assigned to, the job type, the job status, and the scheduled start date and end date.

General tab

View or enter information about the job that is selected on the Overview tab. This information includes identifying information about the production and operation, the operations resource that is scheduled to perform the job, and the type of work that the job performs.

You can also view or change the relationship between the current job and the subsequent job, the current status of the job, and whether scheduling was canceled or locked.

Sequence

Change the order in which the scheduled job is run. Select the job, and then click Up or Down to change when it is run in the schedule. To finish the job schedule, click Schedule.

Button

Description

Jobs

Open the Jobs form, where you can view the jobs that are assigned to the selected production. These jobs are generated when you run the job scheduling process.

Route

Open the Route form, where you can view the planned production route for the current transaction.

Materials

Open the Materials form, where you can view the materials that are consumed by the operation associated with the selected job.

Field

Description

Production

The production that the job is assigned to.

For more information, see Production orders (form).

Oper. No.

The operation that the job is part of.

Priority

The priority of the operation that reserved the resource. Prioritization is used for simultaneous operations. If you are not working with simultaneous operations, the priority is always primary.

Resource

The resource that performs the job. The resource is selected from the operations resource that is defined for the production route.

For more information, see Production route (form).

Property

The property that the assigned resource must fulfill. If this field is blank, the job does not require a property.

For more information, see Properties (form).

Task type

The type of task that is assigned to the operation. This field contains one of the following values:

  • Queue before – Waiting time is allocated before the next operation is started.

  • Setup – Time is allocated for the operations resource to be set up or cleared before the next operation is started.

  • Process – Time is allocated for the operation to be run.

  • Overlap – The next job can start before the previous job is finished.

  • Transport – Time is allocated for the items to be transferred to another location, such as the next operations resource, the production route, or stock.

  • Queue – The items must wait after the operation is finished and before the next operation can start.

Link

The connection between the current job and the next job. This field contains one of the following values:

  • Blank – A link to the next job has not been specified.

  • StartStart – The job must start at the same time the next job starts.

  • EndEnd – The job must end at the same time the next job ends.

  • EndStart – The job must end at the same time the next job starts.

  • StartEnd – The job must start at the same time the next job ends.

NoteNote

When the link type is Hard, the times are identical. When the link type is Soft, there may be a time gap between the first job and the second job. In other words, the next job can start later than the link specifies.

Example

Examples of possible combinations of link type and link:

  • EndStart and Soft – Used by operations.

  • EndStart and Hard – Used by the setup job and the process job.

  • StartStart and Hard – Used by several resources for the same operation.

  • Complete and Hard – Used for secondary operations.

Link type

The type of connection between jobs that are performed in a sequence. This field contains one of the following values:

  • Soft – The job may be positioned later than the assignment requires.

  • Hard – The next job must be positioned as the assignment requires.

Job identification

The identifier for the job.

Job management

A selected check box indicates that transactions can be posted for jobs by using job recording.

Job status

The status of the job. The job status can be one of the following values:

  • Coming – Displayed until the job starts.

  • Waiting – Displayed if the job stops temporarily.

  • Stopped – Displayed if the job stops.

  • Started – Displayed when the job starts.

  • Ended – Displayed when the operation or production is reported as finished. The job status can be changed to Ended by using the job journal or the route journal, or by reporting as finished.

Canceled

A selected check box indicates that the job is canceled on the schedule.

Calculated time

The calculated total number of hours that the job requires to finish.

Resource time

The number of hours that are scheduled for the operations resource.

Start date

The date when the job is scheduled to start. The date is determined when you run operations scheduling or job scheduling.

Start time

The time when the job is scheduled to start. The time is determined when you run job scheduling.

End date

The date when the job is scheduled to end. The date is determined when you run operations scheduling or job scheduling.

End time

The time when the job is scheduled to end. The time is determined when you run job scheduling.

Job identification

The identifier for the job.


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