Overproduction in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

  With the introduction of the new warehouse management capabilities in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3, it is possible to Report as finished a production or batch order from a handheld device. The only disadvantage of using this capability is that you can’t overproduce. The user will be blocked by the error: Quantity reported as finished…

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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 batch’ is the field used to control an…


Use of ingredient types for batch balancing in production

In an earlier blog post, http://blogs.msdn.com/b/axmfg/archive/2012/12/05/what-s-new-in-microsoft-dynamics-ax-2012-r2-potency-management.aspx#10421522, we introduced the new capabilities in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 that support potency management business processes for process industries. This blog provides more information about the four ingredient types that were introduced, None, Active, Compensating, and Filler, and the impact that they have on how quantities are calculated for batch…

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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 balancing feature enables you to modify a production formula by selecting the inventory batches of the active ingredients based on their current potency. Attribute based pricing is applied to the pricing of…

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