I just saw the R3 demo VM. There is Lot of new features. The major feature Include
- Transportation management
- A wireless client for warehouse.
- Retail Module has number of changes.
Let’s see small detail which I just collected.
- Demand Planning – New Sales Forecasting Tool
In Dynamics AX 2012 R3 a new Sales forecasting Tool giving which provide the more accurate for forecast.
- Budget Planning – New tool for Budget Preparation
A budget planning include in Dynamics Ax R3 which will more standard to support the budgeting process.
- Now Budget allocation based on allocation basis rules
- Improved process flexibility and control by default and locked dimension values on certain type of budget plans
- Evaluation of different scenarios for what-if analysis
- Improved Warehouse Management functionality
The warehouse management functionality enhanced to support for scanners, wave picking, license plates and process are more improve the warehouse.
- Improved Inventory Control
- Embedded Radio Frequency
- Improved Inbound & Outbound Warehouse Operations
- Transportation Management – New module for Shipment Planning and Control
In transportation management, a new module that supports planning and packing containers, vehicles routes freight rates booking and billing, this will very important to enhancement for supply chain.
- Rate, Route and Load Planning
- Freight Reconciliation
- A new and Windows 8 Tablet Point of Sales (POS) and Mobile POS.
- A loyalty programs across legal entities and tiering of customer as well as enhanced gift card support.
- There are enrichments in pricing and promotions, assortment and catalog, BI and reporting and mark downs enhancements helping optimize revenue.
For developer or technical point of
- a new compiler in Dynamics AX builds in the context of multiple developments integration.
- A strong TFS Version Control support, which has previous version has problems.
Here are some reference and articles I found
A great article about compiler enhancement in Dynamics Ax 2012 R3 http://axwonders.blogspot.com/2014/03/hi-there-i-hope-everybody-is-doing.html
A detail article about Project management functionality enhancement in Dynamics Ax 2012 R3
There is registration going on for Webinar for Dynamics Ax 2012 R3 visit following link