Carrier company (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 Transportation management module.

Click Inventory management > Setup > Shipping carrier > Carrier company.

Use this form to set up account information for the shipping carriers that you use in your business. You can set up multiple account codes for each shipping carrier to represent the different accounts that are used for the shipping locations. You can assign an account code to each mode of delivery that your company uses.

Assume that you have a warehouse in Canada and another in the United States, and you use UPS as your shipping carrier for both locations. You can set up the following carrier company name.

Carrier company name

Vendor

Account code

Carrier account number

Currency

UPS

3050

UPS-Canada

9999150

CAD

UPS-US

9999250

USD

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

Tab

Description

General tab

View and change information about the selected carrier. This includes the miscellaneous charges to transfer to Microsoft Dynamics AX from the shipping carrier software.

Accounts

Enter information about each account that you have with the carrier. For example, for FedEx, you might have a different account number for each warehouse location that you ship from.

Field

Description

Carrier

Enter a value that represents the company name of the carrier, such as UPS or DHL.

Tracking number URL

Enter the URL of the carrier's tracking website. Enter %1 to represent the position of the tracking number in the URL. The tracking number will be substituted for the 1% value in the Carrier transaction information form.

Vendor account

Enter the vendor account number that your organization uses for the carrier.

Core charges

Select a miscellaneous charges code to use when core freight charges are transferred from the shipping carrier software to invoices.

Ancillary charges

Select a miscellaneous charges code to use when ancillary charges, such as insurance, are transferred from the shipping carrier software to invoices.

Handling charges

Select a miscellaneous charges code to use when handling charges, such as COD fees, are transferred from the shipping carrier software to invoices.

Fuel surcharges

Select a miscellaneous charges code to use when fuel surcharges are transferred from the shipping carrier software to invoices.

This field works together with the Charge fuel surcharge check box in the Customers form. If that check box is selected, fuel surcharges can be transferred to invoices for the customer.

Account code

Enter an identifier to represent an account that your company has with the selected shipping carrier company. Typically, you will set up an account code for each warehouse or shipping location.

Carrier company

Select a carrier company name.

Carrier account number

Enter the number that is used by the carrier to bill your organization.

Currency

Enter the company currency code that represents the currency that is used by the carrier software. This currency is assigned to all charges that are received from the carrier software for this account when the packing slip is posted.

Ship via company

Enter the index number that corresponds to the shipping company in your shipping carrier software.

NoteNote

The value in this field is used only by the Kewill ClipperShip shipping carrier software.


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