Configure activity-based subcontracting and production flow costing in Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management

Functional Consultant
Dynamics 365
Supply Chain Management

The subcontracting functionality in Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management offers visibility of the components that are provided to the subcontractor and also, if necessary, capacity visibility at the subcontractor. Additionally, working with kanban planning and process boards allows companies to make quick, informed decisions to effectively manage demand variations, especially when they are analyzing the production flow costing in lean manufacturing.

Learning objectives

In this module, you will learn how to:

  • Configure activity-based subcontracting.
  • Designate vendors as subcontractors.
  • Configure production flow costing.


  • General knowledge of manufacturing processes
  • Knowledge of working with product information management
  • Knowledge of working with inventory and warehouse management
  • An understanding of purchase agreements and the procure-to-pay process
  • Knowledge of working with kanban rules