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: Product Configuration Synchronous Execution

    This blog post describes an new way of interacting synchronously from code with the Constraint-Based Product Configurator which has been introduced in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 CU8. Scenario The scenario that drove the introduction of this feature can be described as follows: An external...
  • Blog Post: Checklist for improving MRP performance - Part 1: How to run MRP

    If Master Planning (MRP) runtime is too long, here are a couple of simple things you can try in order to improve it. The list was compiled for Microsoft Dynamics Ax 2012, so parts of the checklist may not apply to earlier versions. You must, of course, try these out on a test environment first and, if...
  • Blog Post: Product Configuration: Setting values based on system variables - example, current user ID

    In this blog post we will describe how you can set values based on the current user ID by leveraging system-defined table constraints together with the build-in query range methods. If you are familiar with the Product Builder configurator, you may by familiar with the User Profile feature where...
  • Blog Post: Supply chain excellence in manufacturing

    Today I had the opportunity to take part at a Master Class on Supply chain management with Professor Martin Christopher from Cranfield University, Bedford, UK. The master class was hosted by Implement Consulting and the attendants were coming from all Industries in Denmark. Professor Christopher...
  • Blog Post: Understanding the default configuration concept for constraint-based products

    Introduction The default configuration concept enables users to start the product configuration process when the main product master data are available within a legal entity. You can learn more of the details of this concept in this post. The default configuration concept You must use the configuration...
  • Blog Post: Product Configuration - Physical data model for user selected values

    A constraint-based configurator was shipped with Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012. In this post, we will provide an overview of the data model that is used to persist the values that you can select when you configure a product using the constraint-based configurator. At first glance, you will...
  • Blog Post: Kitting in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 using product configuration and sales event kanbans

    Many Microsoft Dynamics AX users have asked for a solution that supports kitting. To support a kitting solution, two primary components are needed: Configuration of a kit for the order management An activity that assembles the kit Many ERP and SCM solutions support kitting as part of the...
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