Supply Chain Challenge: How Chemical Manufacturers Can Use Microsoft Dynamics AX for Quality Management Concerns

January 26 2011

The concerns of quality management typically extend across every aspect of supply chain management in chemical manufacturing companies.  This broad viewpoint of quality management, for example, ranges from the definition of item and formula information through sourcing purchased material, actual production, sales shipments, and returns.  Special considerations apply to lot-controlled items, such as the assignment of lot numbers, lot attributes, and lot disposition codes that restrict material usage.

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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 AX as well as two textbooks about SCM/ERP, and his books have been translated into Portuguese, Russian, Chinese and Japanese. For more than 10 years, Scott has been a frequent speaker at Microsoft and AXUG conferences around the world, and a multi-year winner of the rarely given Microsoft MVP award for Dynamics AX. His regular column “The AX Solution Architect” is published in

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