Vendor evaluation criteria (form) [AX 2012]

Updated: March 27, 2011

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

Click Procurement and sourcing > Setup > Vendors > Vendor evaluation criteria.


Click Procurement and sourcing > Setup > Vendors > Vendor evaluation criterion groups. On the Action Pane, click Vendor evaluation criteria.

Use this form to create the criteria for evaluating the performance of a vendor.

Before you create evaluation criteria, you must create vendor evaluation criterion groups. As you create the individual rating criteria, assign similar or related criteria to a criterion group. For example, create a criterion group named Rate all vendors, and then create rating criteria such as Quality, Price and Delivery time that you and requesters use to rate all vendors in any procurement category.

The following tables provide descriptions for the controls in this form.




Create a new vendor evaluation criterion.


Delete the selected criterion.


Translate the description of the selected vendor evaluation criterion into another language.



Vendor evaluation criterion group:

Select a vendor evaluation criterion group that contains related criteria.


Enter a name for the criterion. Criterion names must be unique within each evaluation criterion group.


Add a description that explains or describes the rating criterion to the person evaluating a vendor.

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