Vendor notifications (form) [AX 2012]

Updated: March 7, 2014

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 > Common > Vendors > Vendor notifications.

Use this form to create, view, and send a notification to vendors via e-mail message and the vendor self-service portal. Your system administrator must set up e-mail parameters in Microsoft Dynamics AX before you can send a notification via e-mail message.

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




Create, view, or modify information about the notification that is selected in the left pane of the form.


View or select the vendors that you want to send the notification to. You can select vendors that are assigned to specific procurement categories.


View or enter the subject and text for a notification.




Create a new notification.


Save the message. You must save a message before you can send it, copy it, or attach a file to it.


Copy the selected notification topic and message into a new notification.


Send the selected message to the recipients listed on the Selection tab.


Open the Document handling form to attach a file to the selected notification. You must first save a message before you can attach a file to the message.

Select, on the Selection tab

Open the VendNotificationTemplate form to select the vendor contacts to send the notification to.




Enter a title for the notification. The topic is your internal name for the notification.


Indicates whether the selected notification has been sent.

Due date

Enter or view the date on which the notification is no longer valid.

Send e-mail message

Select the check box if you want to send the message to the primary contact for the selected vendors. The primary contact must have an email address in the vendor profile. If a primary contact for a selected supplier has not supplied an e-mail address, the notification will only be displayed on the vendor self-service portal.

Contact ID

The identification number for the primary contact at the vendor.

Vendor account

The name of the vendor.

Include all categories

Select whether to send the notification to all procurement categories. If you chose this option, it replaces any previous category selections that you made in this form.

Include selected categories only

Select this option if you want the notification to be sent only to vendors that are associated with specific procurement categories.


Enter a subject for the notification. This is the subject that vendors see.


Enter or modify the text for the notification.

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