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Supply chain management Role Centers for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009

The following Supply chain management Role Centers are included with Microsoft Dynamics AX by default. You can view information about each Role Center, and then download a document that gives the details of the information that is displayed on that Role Center.

NoteNote

Users are assigned to Role Centers based on user profiles, which are sets of default information for a specific role in the organization. Each user is assigned to a user profile, and a Role Center is specified for each profile. For more information, see the System and Application Setup Help in Microsoft Dynamics AX.


This Role Center provides access to key tasks, activities, and business data that are related to operation management. Common tasks for this role might include monitoring production performance, delivery performance, and costs compared to net sales.

Role Center page name: EPOperationManagerRoleCenter

Associated default user profile: OperationManager

More information: Download the Operation Manager Role Center details

This Role Center provides access to key tasks, activities, and business data that are related to production management. Common tasks for this role might include monitoring production performance and capacity.

Role Center page name: EPProductionManagerRoleCenter

Associated default user profile: ProductionManager

More information: Download the Production Manager Role Center details

This Role Center provides access to key tasks, activities, and business data that are related to purchasing. Common tasks for this role might include working with open purchase orders that have not been sent to vendors, following up on unconfirmed purchase orders, creating purchase orders from purchase requisitions, analyzing the consequences of delayed purchase order lines, working with requests for quotes (RFQs), and monitoring general vendor performance.

Role Center page name: EPPurchasingAgentRoleCenter

Associated default user profile: PurchasingAgent

More information: Download the Purchasing Agent Role Center details

This Role Center provides access to key tasks, activities, and business data that are related to purchasing management. Common tasks for this role might include negotiating agreements with vendors to define blanket purchase orders, following up on blanket purchase orders, working with requests for quotes (RFQs), renegotiating delivery dates for purchase orders, and monitoring vendor delivery performance and return rates.

Role Center page name: EPPurchasingManagerRoleCenter

Associated default user profile: PurchasingManager

More information: Download the Purchasing Manager Role Center details

This Role Center provides access to key tasks, activities, and business data that are related to shipping and receiving. Common tasks for this role might include packing shipments, checking receipts, making sure that the correct items are shipped to customers, and verifying that incoming goods match their packing slips.

Role Center page name: EPShippingAndReceivingRoleCenter

Associated default user profile: ShippingAndReceiving

More information: Download the Shipping and Receiving Role Center details

This Role Center provides access to key tasks, activities, and business data that are related to warehouse management. Common tasks for this role might include monitoring open orders, guaranteeing available room in the warehouse for incoming shipments, monitoring item stock levels, managing shipping and receiving and warehouse workers, and making sure that outgoing orders are picked and shipped on time.

Role Center page name: EPWarehouseManagerRoleCenter

Associated default user profile: WarehouseManager

More information: Download the Warehouse Manager Role Center details

This Role Center provides access to key tasks, activities, and business data that are related to warehouse work. Common tasks for this role might include filling up locations in the warehouse, picking items for shipments, completing random counts of received items to verify them with purchase orders, communicating with the sales department about item availability, and counting items.

Role Center page name: EPWarehouseWorkerRoleCenter

Associated default user profile: WarehouseWorker

More information: Download the Warehouse Worker Role Center details

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