Managing Off-Site Warehouses at Manufacturers using Microsoft Dynamics AX & 365 for Finance and Operations, Enterprise

Many manufacturers face the challenge of managing transfers between a manufacturing plant and nearby off-site warehouses for raw materials or finished goods or both, typically motivated by the need for additional warehouse space. This scenario differs slightly from others involving transfers, which use them as a mechanism to model variations in managing their supply chain activities. Examples of other scenarios include transfers related to a distribution network for finished goods, transfers (or deliveries) of raw materials to warehouses representing subcontracted manufacturers, transfers between sites in a multisite manufacturing operation, and transfers to remote sites.


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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

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