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: Replacing work order types for production output in CU8

    This new functionality is available with KB article 2988071 and will be included in Microsoft Dynamics AX2012 R3 CU8. To find the KB article you can use LCS Issue Search. Whats new? In Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3, work order types represent warehouse work activities for various types of source...
  • Blog Post: Now available: Cumulative Update 7, featuring the product change case management

    With the recent release of Cumulative Update 7 for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2, the case management functionality of Microsoft Dynamics AX has been enhanced for documenting and releasing product changes to production. Many manufacturing companies will welcome this simple built in possibility of...
  • Blog Post: Improved formula management in process manufacturing AX2012

    Formula management is a key requirement for process manufacturers. In most cases, process manufacturers process raw materials that are found from natural sources which inherently means they have to deal with a lot more variability than discrete manufacturers. This variability could result from lack of...
  • Blog Post: New capability of step consumption in process manufacturing AX2012

    Let me provide some context behind the decision to introduce step consumption capability in Process Manufacturing Dynamics AX2012. Discrete manufacturing almost always involves linear consumption of ingredients - four tires are required to put together a car. Whereas in process manufactured products...
  • Blog Post: Process manufacturing Dynamics AX2012 capabilities

    A lot of poeple have asked me what can process manfuacturing do in Dynamics AX2012? This post will hopefully serve the purpose. Process manufacturers deal with resource rich industries on buy side and with aggregators & retailers on sell side, both having larger bargaining power. The constant...
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