Manufacturing enhancements in Dynamics AX 2012
Posted on: May 16, 2011 | By: SuperUser Account | Microsoft Dynamics AX/365
Highlights of the enhanced Manufacturing functionality include the following:
• New flexibility in Dynamics AX 2012 allows a company to run mixed modes of manufacturing (process, discrete, or repetitive) in a single solution. Lean functionality is also expanded to provide electronic production control boards and intuitive visualization tools.
• New and expanded functionality related to the definition and scheduling of resources such as vendors, people, machines, tools, etc. Specific capabilities can be defined for each resource and AX’s master planning functionality will finitely schedule resources correctly. A scheduling engine will handle resource selection.
• Model and execute lean manufacturing on production flows to reduce delivery lead times, trim excess inventory between work centers, treat contractor labor as a service (not a BOM component), and support continuous improvement by using kanban boards, event kanbans, and kanban rules to view, plan, and run kanban jobs.
• The Product Configurator has been enhanced to provide greatly functionality and flexibility in constraint-based configurations. Efficiently create, maintain, and reuse product models, components,and attributes.
The above represents just the tip of the iceberg in terms of what Dynamics AX 2012 delivers in functionality. Check back periodically for additional postings related to supply chain, finance, sales, etc.
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