Production control

Applies To: Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Feature Pack, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

Use Production control to manage and track production activities. These activities include the following:

  • Schedule production

  • Track material and route consumption

  • Register production feedback

  • Track inventory transactions

  • Track production costs

Production control functionality is a key component in mixed mode manufacturing. Production control provides the opportunity to manage your production activities by using multiple methods. These methods include using the following:

  • Production orders

  • Kanbans for lean manufacturing

  • Batch orders for process industries

You can register production feedback by using manufacturing execution.

Business processes

Production control business process diagram

Production control at a glance

Important tasks

Primary forms

Set up production control parameters

Production control parameters (form)

Run job scheduling

Production - Job scheduling (class form)

Release production orders

Production orders (form)

Report production orders as finished

Production - Report as finished (class form)

Run end production

Production - End (class form)

Integration of Production control

Production control can be integrated with the following modules and Microsoft products:

See also

Setting up and maintaining Production control

Working with Production control

Microsoft Dynamics AX reports