Procurement and sourcing [AX 2012]

Updated: January 17, 2014

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

In Procurement and sourcing, you create purchasing policies to control the purchasing process. You identify suppliers, onboard suppliers as new vendors, maintain vendor information, create agreements with your vendors, order items and services, maintain purchase orders, and confirm receipt of products. After vendor transactions are processed through Accounts payable, you can also analyze spending and vendor performance.

The following process flow illustrates the procurement and sourcing business process.

Procurement and sourcing process flow map

The Procurement and sourcing module can be integrated with the following modules and Microsoft programs:

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