Beyond Kanban Orders: How Big Is the Conceptual Leap from Traditional to Lean SCM Using Microsoft Dynamics AX?

April 11 2010

Many  lean manufacturing practices -- such as work cells and the positioning of required material and resources at the work cells --  make common sense, whether you produce make-to-stock products (with a small finished goods inventory) or make-to-order products (from stocked or buy-to-order components).

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

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