There are 6 types of Sales orders -
Sales orders of the type Journal resembles purchase orders of type Journal because they are also used as types of draft sales orders.Journals help when bringing data into the system that may not meet quality or other standards, as can be the case with data loads or data keyed by a new or temporary worker.A sales order of the type Journal does not affect stock quantities and does not generate item transactions nor will the quantity on the order line be considered in the Master scheduler.
This kind of sales order is used for repeated sales of the same goods or services to the same customer. When a packing slip is updated, Microsoft Dynamics AX generates a packing slip. When the invoice is updated, a new packing slip or invoice entry can be updated for the same sales line. The order never has an Invoiced status, only Open or Delivered.
This kind of sales order is used when the customer confirms that they want the order. When you create a new order, the type can be set to default to Sales order type in the parameters form depending on the client's business process.
This kind of sales order is used when receiving goods back from a customer. A Return Item Number is required for this kind of order and can automatically be assigned by Microsoft Dynamics AX 4.0 by the number sequence set up or manually assigned by the user.
The Sales order type of Item Requirements is connected to the Microsoft Dynamics AX Project Module. When you create your item requirements in the Project module, you create a sales order of the type Item requirements.