Master planning [AX 2012]

Updated: January 27, 2014

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

Use Master planning to perform the following business processes:

  • You can run forecast scheduling to calculate gross requirements for forecasted demand.

  • You can run master scheduling to calculate net requirements for items to fulfill actual demand.

  • You can process the action messages and futures messages that are generated during master scheduling. You can use this information to modify planned orders.

  • You can process planned orders and kanbans.

Master planning can be integrated with the following modules and Microsoft products:

Announcements: To see known issues and recent fixes, use Issue search in Microsoft Dynamics Lifecycle Services (LCS).