The Microsoft Dynamics AX Subcontracted Work Screen: Where did the Subcontractor PO Go?

The Subcontracted Work screen shown below was added in AX 2009 and we were all cheering! Now we had a place to check on the status of the subcontracted purchase order without having to right click and go to the actual PO from the References tab of the Production Bill of Materials (BOM)!

In fact, this screen shows the status of the subcontracted operation and the purchase order in the last two columns on the right side.

Subcontract Scenario: Parameter Setting

The most important parameter setting in Production control for subcontracting is shown above. Let's use the most common scenario for subcontracted POs, with the parameter setting shown here.


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About Evert Bos

I am Evert J Bos, ERP consultant since 1986. I started in Europe with IMS7 (A Honeywell Bull Mainframe ERP system) and the BaaN ERP system. Since 1995 I have worked in the USA and since 2004 I have been working with Dynamics AX.  I work for Sikich and focus mostly on manufacturing companies that make complex, engineered products.

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