Microsoft Dynamics AX | Key Supply Chain Features

Key Supply Chain Features

Microsoft Dynamics AX ERP system’s Supply Chain Management module for manufacturing connects sales and purchasing with production and warehouse management to provide integrated, real-time visibility throughout the supply chain. View real-time data via a user-friendly interface for quick access to essential business intelligence (BI) such as custom reports and key performance indicators (KPIs). Role Centers organize relevant tasks, tools, and information in personalized views. RoleTailored reports and custom data cubes offer deep insight into supplier and customer account data, inventory, pricing, and trade agreements.

Powerful management tools help control and streamline inventory, improve forecasting and planning, and match supply with demand. Reduce costs with enhanced supply chain management processes. Improve supply and demand planning, optimize inventory levels, and increase reliability rates of production and delivery. Create sales and purchasing forecasts based on specified items and time periods.   

Microsoft Dynamics AX enterprise resource planning solution contains the following key Supply Chain features:

  • Demand Forecasting allows users to predict demand based on historical data.

  • Intercompany Trade offers the flexibility needed to handle intercompany trade transactions between legal entities within the organization.

  • Inventory Management helps to improve turnover and lower costs by providing real-time views and multiple cycle counting strategies.

  • Distribution Planning supports the changing business demands related to transportation planning, freight rates, and route management.

  • Multisite Warehouse Management offers the option to configure a multisite hierarchy of operational sites, warehouses, and distribution centers.

  • RFID-enabled Device Capability delivers scanning precision and improved performance in the picking and put-away process.

  • Advanced Picking and Put-Away strategies enhance tracking and tracing via serial number registration and batch number support.

  • Vendor Self Service Portal allows direct vendor and customer interaction based on assigned user roles.

  • Procurement Management offers the ability to evaluate, score, and rank bids based on user-defined evaluation criteria to support solicitation management.