Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 Trade and Logistics (Exam MB6-703)

This exam is intended for Individuals wishing to obtain a certification on Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 Trade and Logistics. This audience typically includes product designers, store managers, sales and purchase managers, salespeople, purchasers, and other people responsible for bill of materials (BOM) setup and administration, trade and logistics, inventory and warehouse management, and product information management.

Skills measured

This exam measures your ability to accomplish the technical tasks listed below. The percentages indicate the relative weight of each major topic area on the exam. The higher the percentage, the more questions you are likely to see on that content area on the exam.

Manage the supply chain foundation (35–40%)
  • Manage product information
    • Define products, model configurable products, authorize and finalize product setup in a legal entity, configure units of measure, define products as not stocked
  • Set up inventory management
    • Implement item groups, item model groups, and storage and tracking dimension groups; configure warehouse management
  • Manage purchase orders
    • Work with purchase orders and purchase order types, set up account payable purchase parameters, purchase not stocked items, ship to multiple addresses, set up and maintain a delivery schedule, change management, purchase order documents, process a purchase order; generate a receipts list and a product list
  • Manage serial and batch numbers
    • Manage dimension group storage dimensions, implement manual allocation and automatic allocation, trace inventory
  • Manage sales orders
    • Work with sales orders; sales orders types; implement full text search; configure sales parameters; implement sales orders for not stocked items; ship to multiple addresses; implement other sales order actions; configure enhanced delivery date control; set up and maintain delivery schedule; manage available ship and receipt dates, order entry deadlines, and direct delivery; generate a sales order confirmation and a sales order picking list; process a picking list registration; ship a carrier interface
  • Manage quality and quarantine
    • Set up quality management basics, set up automatic quality order generation, create a manual quality order, work with a nonconformance, implement quality reports and certificates, set up quarantine warehouse parameters, manage quarantine items and inventory transactions on quarantined items
  • Manage inventory journals and reports
    • Set up inventory journals; implement inventory adjustment and movement journals, transfer journals, bill of material (BOM) journals, and counting journals; create a journal-specific setup; create and process counting journals; tag counting journals; implement inventory blocking, set up ABC inventory classification; configure inventory reports and forecasting reports
Manage distribution and trade (30–35%)
  • Manage over/under delivery and charges
    • Configure over and under delivery, add charges, configure price charges, implement charges codes, manage manual charges and automatic charges
  • Manage customer and vendor trade agreements
    • Activate trade agreements, set up trade agreements, configure trade agreement parameters, set up trade agreement policies, configure supplementary items, configure purchase and sales agreements, agreement commitment types
  • Manage item arrival and registration
    • Set up item registration, configure item arrival by using the arrival overview form, manage item arrival
  • Manage vendor and customer returns
    • Create vendor returns and vendor returns for serialized items; set up customer returns; create a return order; implement item arrival and receipt registration; implement quarantine orders, replacement orders, and not stocked item returns
  • Manage sales quotations
    • Set up a sales quotation, work with quotations, work with additional sales quotation features
  • Manage item reservations
    • Why perform reservations and what you can reserve; implement manual reservations and automatic reservations; implement automatic reservations and selection of lots, explosion reservations, view reservations, lock reservations, cancel reservations, and batch reservations; pick reserved items; reserve serialized inventory
  • Pick sales order
    • Enable sales order picking and setup; release sales order picking; manage picking operations
  • Manage commissions
    • Set up a commission, view commission transactions, manage commission transactions for return items
  • Manage transfer orders
    • Set up transfer orders, use the transfer order form, pick items for a transfer order, ship and receive a transfer order
Implement and configure Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 bills of materials module (30–35%)
  • Create simple BOMs
    • Use the BOM form to create simple BOMs, work with BOMs in BOM Designer
  • Create BOMs with versions
    • BOM versions overview; create BOMs by using the Product per Company form; activate multiple BOM versions; copy BOM versions; change BOM versions; create BOMs with a version from the BOM form, BOMs with a version in the BOM Designer, and quantity-dependent BOMs; work with validity dates and sub-BOMS on component lines
  • Manage product change cases
    • The product change case process, set up a product change case, associate entities, process a product change case
  • Manage dimension-based configurations
    • Manage dimension-based configurations, implement BOM configurations and item configurations
  • Work with BOM calculations
    • The BOM calculations structure; implement cost groups, profit settings, and calculation groups; view costing versions and BOM calculations; implement cost and sales price calculations; implement Explosion Mode and BOM stop explosions
  • Manage sales orders and BOMs
    • Configurable BOMS and sales orders, view BOMs in a sales order, explode a BOM from a sales order, calculate a BOM from a sales order
  • Manage scrap and measurement
    • Implement BOM scrap, configure and manage BOM measurements
  • Report a BOM as finished
    • Report a BOM as finished
  • Manage reports and other BOM functionality
    • Manage standard BOM reports, manage other BOM functionality

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