Inventory aisle (form) [AX 2012]

Updated: February 13, 2014

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

This topic applies to features in the Inventory management module. It does not apply to features in the Warehouse management module.

Click Inventory management > Setup > Inventory breakdown > Inventory aisles.

Use this form to group locations. You can define inventory aisles or view information about inventory aisles for a warehouse.

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




The identity of the warehouse that contains the aisle. This information is combined with the name of the aisle to identify the aisle.

For more information, see Warehouses (form).


The name of the inventory aisle. This information is combined with the identity of the warehouse to identify the aisle.

Aisle number

A numeric field that is used for sorting inventory aisles when the sorting codes for the locations are updated.


A longer description of the inventory aisle.

Sort code

The starting value for the sorting codes for the locations in the aisle.

To edit this field, you must select the Manual sort codes check box in the Inventory and warehouse management parameters form.

For this to take effect at the locations, you must run a periodic job to update the sort codes of those locations. Click Inventory management > Periodic > Locations > Sort codes.


Select this check box to sort the locations in the aisle in descending order by shelf number for picking routes.




View location information about the selected inventory aisle.


Open the following submenu item:

  • Copy aisle - Open the Copy aisle form to copy inventory aisle information from one warehouse to another.

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