Trade configuration key (LogisticsBasic) [AX 2012]

Updated: March 27, 2014

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

The Trade configuration key controls access to all the main features for sales and purchase orders, procurement and sourcing, and products and items. The Enterprise Portal features that are associated with these areas of Microsoft Dynamics AX are also controlled by this configuration key.

The Trade configuration key also controls access to some features in the Call center module.


This configuration key should always be enabled to support tasks in the trading industry. If the key is not enabled, fundamental tasks such as order processing and item and product maintenance cannot be accomplished.

You cannot enable or disable this key in the License configuration form.

The forms that are enabled by this configuration key are located in the following areas of Microsoft Dynamics AX. The list of forms for each area is not exhaustive.


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Charges transactions

Charges transactions (form)

COD outstanding

C.O.D. (form)

Sales order

Sales orders (form)

(PM) Sales order (form)

Select packing slip

Select sales order packing slip (form)


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Detailed status

View sales order status


Add order notes

Order events

Set up order events

Override checked out user

Work with sales order holds

Sales orders on hold

Work with sales order holds


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Attributes (form)

Attribute types

Attribute types (form)

Category hierarchy

Category hierarchy (form)

Product details

(PM) Product details (form)

Product details (form)

Product dimension groups

Product dimension groups (form)

Product information management parameters

Product information management parameters (form)

Released products

(PM) Released products (list page)

Released products (list page)

Open product releases

Open product releases (form)

Released product variants

Released product variants (form)

Storage dimension groups

Storage dimension groups (form)

Tracking dimension groups

Tracking dimension groups (form)


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Item requirements

Item requirements (form)

Item transactions

Item transactions (form)


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Backorder lines

(PM) Backorder lines - Sales orders (form)

Delayed shipments

(PM) Backorder lines-Sales orders (list page)

In process sales orders

View sales order status

Item list

Set up item lists

Open sales orders for customers on hold

(PM) Sales order (list page)

List pages

Order event setup

Set up order events

Order hold

Work with sales order holds

Order hold codes

Work with sales order holds

Packing slip

Packing slip journal (form)

(PM) Packing slip journal (form)

Pending sales orders

View sales order status

Picking list

(PM) Sales history on update (form)


Quotation journal (form)

(PM) Quotation journal (form)

Sales agreement

Sales agreements (form)

(PM) Sales agreements (form)

Sales order

Sales orders (form)

(PM) Sales order (form)

The following table provides information about how this configuration key relates to other configuration keys and license codes.

For more information about how license codes and configuration keys work together, see About license codes and configuration keys.

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