Fully Utilize Inventory Status for Quality Management in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3

Editor's Note: The following article is drawn from Dr. Hamilton's new book about Warehouse Management using Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3.  The book covers the major approaches to warehouse management and their integration with the broader contexts of supply chain management, quality management and transportation management. 


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About Scott Hamilton

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 MSDynamicsWorld.com.

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More specific details, please

More specific details, how to set each scenario up, would be helpful.
For example:
1. Receiving location cannot be non-LP controlled in Dynamics AX.
And even if it would allow non-LP Receiving Location, why to mention LP, non-LP scenario at all? The process doesn't change depending on that.
2. What's the difference between usage of Inventory Status, Disposition Status, Batch Disposition Code?
3. How to automate subsequent actions, depending on Inventory Status?
Eg, "To be scrapped" - can it trigger Scrapping?
How can that Status block from Put-away?