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Supply Chain Management in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009

Streamline and automate business processes throughout the supply chain to improve planning, optimize inventory levels, reduce costs, and respond quickly to changes in customer and supplier demand. Supply Chain Management in Microsoft Dynamics® AX 2009 connects sales and purchasing processes with logistics, production, and warehouse management to provide real-time visibility throughout the supply chain. With the ability to integrate external business processes and support application-to-application connectivity, you can improve supply and demand planning to optimize inventory levels and increase reliability rates for execution and delivery. In addition, you can help simplify government and corporate compliance commitments by defi ning custom business rules and workfl ows based on risk scenarios.
Gain insight throughout the supply chain using your Role Center.

Empower people to work fast and smart with Role Centers that organize relevant tasks, information, and tools in a personalized view. Supply chain managers can gain deep insight into customer and supplier account data, pricing, trade agreements, and inventory with access to RoleTailored reports and custom data cubes. Warehouse managers can easily access tools to help them optimize item storage based on location types, space, pallet heights, and temperature requirements.
• Improve customer service. Enhance the security and reliability of deliveries with the global available-to-promise (ATP) view, which provides delivery alternatives in the event of unexpected disruptions. Automate sales and purchasing processes, track and locate inventory items quickly, and help ensure accurate pricing and discounts to improve customer satisfaction.

• Reduce costs by optimizing supply chain management processes. Improve productivity, adapt internal processes quickly to meet new demands, and optimize processes across sites in the supply chain.

• Control and streamline inventory. Use powerful inventory management tools to improve forecasting and planning, match supply with customer demand, and create sales and purchasing forecasts based on specific items and time periods.

• Increase visibility throughout the supply chain. Empower users to view real-time data through a user-friendly interface and Role Centers that provide quick access to tasks and critical business intelligence (BI) information, such as key performance indicators (KPIs) and custom reports.
OVERVIEW Supply Chain Management in Microsoft Dynamics AX includes the following functionality:
• Demand forecasting
• Intercompany trade
• Inventory management
• Procurement management
• Vendor self-service portal
• Business-to-business trading partner integration
• Quality management
• Multi-site capabilities
• Order handling with trade agreements
• Item and lot number reservation and tracking
• Order promising
• Distribution planning
• Returns management
Collaborate across boundaries with a Web services framework By connecting business processes and people across the entire supply chain, organizations can gain the insight they need to adapt to changing business requirements, streamline planning and inventory management, and deliver superior customer service. Supply Chain Management in Microsoft Dynamics AX provides the tools you need to exchange data with trading partners, customers, vendors, and other systems. With Application Integration Framework, the Web services framework in Microsoft Dynamics AX, you can access arange of out-of-the-box XML documents, including Advanced Shipping Notice(ASN), Sales Order, and Purchase Order. Exchange the documents using various transport mechanisms, such as file systems, Microsoft® Message Queuing (MSMQ), and outbound Web services.

Automate business processes with online services Automate and streamline business processes using a wide range of out-of-the-box Web services in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009, or create and customize your own Web services using simple tools. Take advantage of payment services to integrate credit card processing, including preauthorization, authorization, and data tracking directly, into Microsoft Dynamics AX.

Gain quick access with Web-based portals

With Supply Chain Management in Microsoft Dynamics AX, you can obtain the real-time business information you need anytime, from any location. You can access the solution quickly from the Microsoft Dynamics AX client, or by using Enterprise Portal in Microsoft Dynamics AX, which is based on Microsoft Windows® SharePoint® Services and Microsoft Offi ce SharePoint Server. Regardless of how you access the data, the business logic is maintained in a single data set to maintain data integrity and enhance security.

Speed business insight with fl exible self-service BI tools Supply Chain Management in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 delivers powerful selfservice BI tools to people at every level of the supply chain. Gain quick business insight with the ability to monitor performance with predefi ned cubes, KPIs, and ad-hoc reports—all from within your Role Center. Share and modify data with ease by exporting to Microsoft Offi ce Visio® and Microsoft Offi ce Excel®, with the ability to use PivotTable® views.
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