Bill of lading (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 Sales and marketing > Inquiries > Distribution > Bill of lading.

Use this form to view, modify, and create bills of lading. A bill of lading is a legal document between the company that ships the items and the carrier. The document accompanies the shipped items, and it serves as a receipt of shipment when the items are delivered at the destination.

This form contains data that is independent of items and orders.

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

Tab

Description

Overview

View, modify, or create a bill of lading.

General

View, modify, or add information about the bill of lading that is selected on the Overview tab.

Freight

View, modify, or add information about the carrier.

Address

View, modify, or add delivery address information for the bill of lading that is selected on the Overview tab.

Button

Description

Bill of lading orders

Specify orders on a bill of lading.

Bill of lading items

View item information for a bill of lading.

Print

Print a bill of lading.

Field

Description

Created date and time

The date and time when the record was created.

Bill of lading

The unique identifier of the bill of lading.

Warehouse

The warehouse that the items are sent from.

CID#

The identifier of the customer who will receive the items.

Shipment

The shipment that the bill of lading is associated with.

Master

Select this check box to indicate that underlying bills of lading are attached to the bill of lading.

Master bill of lading

The master bill of lading, if the current bill of lading is an underlying bill of lading.

Order type

The order type that is associated with the bill of lading.

Order number

The order number of the delivery.

Language

The language to print the bill of lading in.

Trailer loaded

Specify who loaded the items:

  • By shipper – The loading was handled by the company that sent the goods.

  • By driver – The loading was handled by an external driver.

Freight counted

Specify who counted the items:

  • By shipper – The counting was handled by the company that sent the goods.

  • By driver/Pallets said to contain – The counting was handled by an external driver, and the counting was handled by pallets.

  • By driver/Pieces – The counting was handled by an external driver, and the counting was handled by pieces.

Carrier name

Specify the name of the company that handles the transport of items. You can define the carrier names in the Carrier form.

TipTip

You can also set up a carrier name in the Shipments area of the Accounts receivable parameters form.

Freighted by

Specify who is handling the freight of items:

  • Carrier – The transport is performed by an external shipping company.

  • Shipper – The transport is performed by the company that sends the goods.

  • Recipient – The transport is performed by the company that receives the goods.

TipTip

You can also set up the Freighted by field value in the Shipments area of the Accounts receivable parameters form.

Trailer number

The vehicle that the items were sent by.

Seal numbers

The reference to any seals that are attached to the items.

Freight charge terms

Specify who pays for the freight:

  • Prepaid – The freight charge is paid in advance.

  • Collect – The freight charge is paid when the items are received.

  • Third party – The freight charge is paid by a third party that provides the delivery services.

TipTip

You can also set up the Freight charge terms field value in the Shipments area of the Accounts receivable parameters form.

Delivery address

The address that the items are being shipped to.

Ship from

The address that the items are shipped from.

Third party

The third-party address that provides the delivery service.


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