Purchase requisition and vendor selection in Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Operations and AX 2012: Three lessons learned

(Software version used: D365 product version 1611.) 

Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Operations (a.k.a. AX7) and Dynamics AX 2012 control the use of the purchase requisition line very tightly. Some of the functionality may be surprising but turns out to be quite logical. In particular, the user can not just select any vendor.

Let's start with an overview of the system's approach.

Vendor from where?

Defaults into Requisition line?

Available as vendor choice?

Item master Purchasing fast tab


Requires FREE Membership to View

Become a Member Joining MSDynamicsWorld.com gives you free, unlimited access to news, analysis, white papers, case studies, product brochures, and more, and it’s all FREE. You’ll also receive periodic email newsletters with the latest relevant articles and content updates.
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.

Read full bio...

small correcton

If you have trade agreements for multiple vendors, the system will select the cheapest one but does not show the other vendor in the list which is a problem. Microsoft should fix this.