Model SCM Decision Making for Purchased Material using Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Operations

March 9 2017

Planned orders communicate the need to replenish an item's inventory, and are generated by master planning calculations based on an item's planning data and demands stemming from S&OP game plans. They provide a critical tool for effective supply chain management (SCM). The item's planning data represents a model of decision making about coordinating the supply chain. In particular, the planning data for purchased items and the generation of planned purchase orders in Dynamics 365 for Operations or AX 2012 R3 should represent the SCM decision making logic by the

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Scott Hamilton has consulted globally with several hundred manufacturing/distribution companies on SCM and ERP issues. His publications include multiple books about SCM using Dynamics 365FO/AX, two textbooks about SCM/ERP, and 100+ articles in Scott has been a frequent speaker at Microsoft and user group conferences around the world, and a 10-time winner of the rarely given Microsoft MVP award.

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