3rd Party Logistics (3PL) warehousing for AX, is an InteliSense IT solution that integrates advanced supply chain capabilities seamlessly into your new or existing Microsoft Dynamics AX ERP System. Providing a complete real-time, global view of your business by extending significant functionality around the abilities of Dynamics AX, 3PL allows you to accomplish warehousing tasks easily and efficiently, whilst expanding your visibilty on your logistics processes.
Part of the Supply Chain Suite for Dynamics AX, 3PL integrates with the Transportation for AX (TRAX) and Supplier Management (Vendor Portal) solutions to create a single integrated Business Process Platform for the enterprise. 3PL adds the best possible fulfilment services without the need for a separate Warehouse Management System.
The transactional nature of the interaction means the two systems
will have natural and/or unnatural differences brought about by the latency
in processing transactions and processing errors. Our job is to make the ERP and WMS stock systems as
synchronised as possible, or at least highlight the possible points of
difference and capatilise on them.
High visibilty of stock is provided using the InteliSense IT Integration Hub and 3PL solution. FInd out more in 3PL Integration Solutions.
Segmenting a warehouse into areas such as the receipt dock,
quarantine and pick face makes perfect sense in both the WMS and the
ERP. There are three key integration questions which need answering:
Both of the above points highight the fact that the communication must be fast, responsive and reliable. With a clear single entry and exit point, 3PL Integration Solution offers an execution backlog where interface errors are handled.
Batch and Serial Number Control
Batch and serial number integration adds complexity as they increase
the number of reconciliation points between the WMS and the ERP
solution, where each batch or serial number in the WMS must also be
present in the ERP.
Furthermore, the 3PL Integration Solution allows the business to choose the level of control it wants to apply.