Packing material transactions - purchase (form) [AX 2012]

Updated: October 17, 2012

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

Click Procurement and sourcing > Inquiries > Purchase orders > Packing material transactions.

Use this form to list the packaging material transactions for purchase order lines. You can edit existing transactions and you can create new ones.

You can modify the information in the Purchase order, Code, Weight, Packing unit, Packing unit quantity, and Packing unit weight fields. All the other fields are only displayed and cannot be changed.

Press CTRL+N to create a new transaction.

NoteNote

If the Calculate fee check box on the General tab is selected, the packaging fee of the purchase order line will be calculated when you create a report.

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

Tab

Description

Overview tab

View a list of packing material transactions. You can also modify a transaction or create a new one.

General tab

View a specific packing material transaction. You can also modify a transaction or create a new one.

Field

Description

Purchase order

Identification of the purchase order. To change the purchase order, select a purchase order from the drop-down list.

Invoice date

The date when the transaction is invoiced and the invoice is posted to the General ledger.

Enter a date or click the calendar icon to select a date.

Invoice

Identification of the invoice. Enter the invoice number or select it from the drop-down list.

Invoice account

The invoice account number is a unique number that is used to identify the vendor. Select a vendor account number from the drop-down list.

Packing material code

The packaging material code assigned to the purchase order line. You can change the material code for the selected purchase order line.

Packing weight

The packaging weight. Type a weight to add or change an existing packaging weight.

Calculate fee

Calculates packaging material fee for the selected purchase order line. If the check box is cleared, only the packaging material weight is calculated.

Packing unit

Packing units are used to calculate packaging material weights and packaging material fees. Select a packing unit from the drop-down list.

If a packing unit has been defined for the item, it is loaded automatically.

Packing unit quantity

Enter the packing unit quantity. The packing unit quantity is used to calculate the packaging material weights and packaging material fees. If a packing unit has been defined for the item, the quantity is calculated automatically based on the ordered quantity, in inventory units, divided by the packing unit factor of the selected packing unit.

Packing unit weight

Enter or change the weight of the packing unit.


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