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Understanding Physical and Financial Updates in Dynamics 365 for Supply Chain Management

Posted on: June 22, 2022 | By: Hope Jin | Microsoft Dynamics AX/365, Microsoft Dynamics Manufacturing

Keeping track of the effect of transactions can sometimes be confusing. Inventory transactions can be physically updated and financially updated in Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management. Some types of physical and financial transactions increase inventory quantities, whereas others decrease the quantity. This blog will give an overview of which types of transactions increase or decrease inventory quantities. If you or your company needs additional help, Logan Consulting can assist with...


Dynamics GP New SafePay File Feature

Posted on: June 22, 2022 | By: Rosie Gill | Microsoft Dynamics GP

In October 2021, Microsoft released a series of updates for Dynamics GP in order to make the platform more user friendly. Moreover, the main goal of these updates is to make the software more efficient and comprehensive. Included in the series of updates was a new feature when generating a SafePay file. Now, when a SafePay file is being created, the Payee Name field will be filled using the employee...


Capabilities of Acumatica Retail & eCommerce Edition

Posted on: June 22, 2022 | By: Rosie Gill | Acumatica

E-Commerce is a rapidly growing industry in the world right now, with sales growing by 6.7% in Q1 2022. Because of its prevalence, having a savvy retail-commerce software is vital in any retailer’s success. Luckily, Acumatica provides the perfect solution for this: Acumatica Retail & eCommerce Edition. This software allows users to seamlessly connect their storefront and back office, as well as reinforce customer loyalty through the usage of an...


How to Set Up Security for the Cost Accounting Analysis Power BI Content in Dynamics 365 Finance

Posted on: June 20, 2022 | By: Hope Jin | Microsoft Dynamics AX/365, Microsoft Dynamics Manufacturing

When businesses grow larger, it's important to limit the amount of data employees have access to to reduce the threat of data breaches. The Cost accounting analysis Microsoft Power BI content uses Power BI row-level security to limit a user's access. Security is based on the access-level organizational hierarchy that is set up in the Cost accounting parameters. This blog explains how you can propagate the access-level security in Cost...


Understanding Vendor Rebate Agreements in Dynamics 365 for Supply Chain Management

Posted on: June 15, 2022 | By: Hope Jin | Microsoft Dynamics AX/365, Microsoft Dynamics Manufacturing

Vendor rebates help companies better manage their supplier rebate programs by automating tasks that are required in order to administer, track, and claim rebates that are earned. This blog is intended for business decision makers in enterprise companies who are in charge of negotiating vendor price, discount, and rebate agreements; managing staff that processes rebate claims and collects payments; ordering inventory at the best possible prices. Read on to learn...


Feature Comparison between Dynamics AX and Dynamics 365 Finance and Supply Chain Management (Part 3 of 7) – Manufacturing

Posted on: June 14, 2022 | By: Hope Jin | Microsoft Dynamics AX/365, Microsoft Dynamics Manufacturing

As you may already assume, Dynamics 365 Finance and Supply Chain Management has introduced new and improved functionality compared to Microsoft Dynamics AX. This is the third blog of a 7-part blog series that focuses on comparing the manufacturing functionality available in Dynamics 365 Finance with Dynamics AX. Check out the first blog right here and the second blog here. It's time you migrate and leave behind the outdated (and...


Subcontracting Management in Business Central

Posted on: June 13, 2022 | By: Rosie Gill | Microsoft Dynamics Business Central

Subcontracting is a very common occurrence in the manufacturing industry. Certain products may require a third party’s assistance or expertise when in the creation process. Incorporating different vendors into the production order process can become tricky very quickly, so Business Central has a module that makes it easy for businesses to keep a vigilant watch over any subcontracting operations. In Business Central, users can create something called a subcontract work...


Capabilities of Dynamics 365 Field Service

Posted on: June 13, 2022 | By: Rosie Gill | Microsoft Dynamics Business Central

Microsoft’s Dynamics 365 Field Service application is a great resource for companies who specialize in delivering services or products onsite to customers. It aids organizations in achieving success through automating workflows and utilizing scheduling algorithms. Moreover, the application is mobile, which gives field workers easy access to any necessary information. Main Capabilities The field service platform has many advantages and abilities, so let’s go over some of the most important...


Community Summit North America

Posted on: June 13, 2022 | By: Rosie Gill | Microsoft Dynamics GP

The annual Community Summit is set to take place in Orlando, Florida October 10th-13th this year.  Community Summit is the largest independent conference for Microsoft Business Applications users, and people often choose to attend so they can hear about Microsoft product strategy and roadmaps. Moreover, networking with other attendees is a great way to learn more about the power of Microsoft as well as an opportunity to pick up various...


Procurement and Sourcing Workflows in Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management

Posted on: June 8, 2022 | By: Hope Jin | Microsoft Dynamics AX/365, Microsoft Dynamics Manufacturing

Procurement and sourcing covers all the steps from identifying a need for product and services through procuring the product, receipt, invoicing, and processing of payment with vendors. It plays a key role in business strategy, involves a number of workflows, and requires input or action from multiple departments. By digitizing and automating workflows through Dynamics 365 for Supply Chain Management, a company can increase productivity, eliminate repetitive work, and minimize...