How Microsoft Dynamics AX Can Track Shelf Life Dates and Optimize Inventory of Food and Beverage Products
For food and beverage manufacturers using or considering Microsoft Dynamics AX, it's vital to understand the software's capabilities for tracking shelf life dates. Effective use of shelf life dates can have a dramatic benefit in optimizing inventory, manufacturing and customer service. This article focuses on the significance of shelf life dates and explains the solution approaches within Microsoft Dynamics AX.
Many of these manufacturers track the shelf life information for specific lots of their purchased and manufactured materials. The shelf life dates include an expiration date and a best-before date, and either date can be used to support several critical business needs.