Dynamics AX Manufacturing R&D Team blog

The blog contains contributions from the AX R&D team on manufacturing covering topics like MRP, discrete, lean, & process manufacturing

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  • Blog Post: Working with Overlap in Microsoft Dynamics AX

    Conducting Dynamics AX Manufacturing training for a class in Malaysia, it became clear that the current documentation on Overlap in Dynamics AX was not telling the full story. Therefore, I decided to write this blog. So, what is Transfer batch and Overlap quantity? In Dynamics AX ‘Transfer...
  • Blog Post: Importing product configuration models into AX 2012 R2

    Some of the new features in Product configurator for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 required that changes were made to the schema for product configuration models. As a result, if you want to import a product configuration model that was exported from a previous version of Microsoft Dynamics AX, you must...
  • Blog Post: Logging and Tracing Dynamics AX MRP Runs

    Understanding why software acts like it does can be an overwhelming task. There can be discrepancies between what we expect a program to do and what it actually does. The more complex a program is the more likely we are to experience these discrepancies. Master planning (MRP) in Microsoft Dynamics...
  • Blog Post: What's new in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 – Batch order sequencing

    Many process industries are faced with a need to sequence the production of their products by using multiple levels of complexity. Production is sequenced based on a particular criteria that is assigned the highest priority. Production within that sequence is then further sequenced based on additional...
  • Blog Post: What's new in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 – Lot inheritance

    Process industries often produce items for which certain characteristics, or attributes, of the ingredients need to be transferred or inherited to the manufactured items. These manufactured items may be finished goods and/or co-products. In many cases, only certain characteristics need to be inherited...
  • Blog Post: What's new in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 – Attribute based pricing and batch balancing

    In Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 we introduce the batch balancing and attribute based pricing features that are used with potency management . Batch balancin g feature enables you to modify a production formula by selecting the inventory batches of the active ingredients based on their current potency...
  • Blog Post: What's new in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 – Potency management

    With this blog entry, I would like you to familiarize you with the concepts that we have introduced in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 to support potency management . Potency management lets users define products as having a concentration of an active ingredient. The concentration of active ingredient...
  • Blog Post: Lean manufacturing for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012: Event kanbans - the single piece flow

    The ultimate lean goal – the single piece flow with zero inventories – is not an illusion. Many industries have been able to replace build to stock/supermarket by assemble to order scenarios that support single piece flow. Lean manufacturing for AX 2012 provides a powerful new instrument...
  • Blog Post: Separating tactical and operative planning for master scheduling

    Master scheduling has to deal with an increasing number of transactions, especially if a company goes through a lean transformation. The lean transformation leads to shorter lead times and smaller batch-sizes. Having reached the ideal of batch size one may suddenly increase the number of transactions...
  • Blog Post: AX2012 process manufacturing integrates to manufacturing execution

    In previous versions it was not possible to collect data on shop floor for process manufactured products. Many customers use both process and discrete manufacturing capabilities in Dynamics AX in their environments regardless of whether they are generally dealing with process manufactured products or...
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