Product Configuration Synchronous Execution

This blog post describes an new way of interacting synchronously from code with theConstraint-Based Product Configurator which has been introduced in MicrosoftDynamics AX 2012 R3 CU8.   Scenario The scenario that drove the introduction of this feature can be described as follows:   An external 3rd party sales configurator outside of Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012…

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Setting up the production input location

This new functionality is available with KB 2995227 and will be included in Microsoft Dynamics AX2012 R3 CU8. To find the HF you can use LCS Issue Search. What’s new? To support an efficient process for raw material picking in production, it is now possible to split warehouse work for raw material picking per route…

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Support for Recycled By-products in AX 2012 R3 CU8

This new functionality is available with KB 2989470 / HF 2989470 and will be included in Microsoft Dynamics AX2012 R3 CU8. To find the HF you can use LCS Issue Search. What’s new? To support recycled or recurrent products in process industry, it is now possible to use the same product as both input and…

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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 creating product change cases to document component substitutions in bills of…

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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 control over physical properties of the materials. Which in turn…

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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 consumption can be linear and it can also be non-linear. As the home…

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