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If Your Company Needed to Make Masks or Respirators, Could Your Company Do It?

Posted on: April 3, 2020 | By: Jillian Hampston | Logan Consulting News

If your company needed to make masks or respirators, could your company do it? That’s a question our country is asking companies like General Motors and Ford.   In the wake of this pandemic, medical device manufacturers are being asked to adapt to the new COVID-19 realty. But this request goes beyond the medical device industry.  Our nation’s largest automobile manufacturers are being asked to make respirators instead of cars.  Ford has partnered with GE and 3M to produce...


Tips and Tricks to Managing the Microsoft Warehouse App on a Mobile Device

Posted on: April 1, 2020 | By: Dona Todorovska | Microsoft Dynamics AX/365

Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Supply Chain Management has created specific applications to help manage various business functions. The warehousing app can be found on Google Play Store and Windows Store. It is available on various platforms such as Android, Windows or Microsoft 365 for Finance and Supply Chain Management. The app allows workers to complete warehouse tasks through mobile scanning devices, making their jobs easier and more efficient. These jobs...


QAD’s Enterprise Material Transfer, EDI and Third Party Logistics Provider Integration

Posted on: March 31, 2020 | By: Tim Lovely | QAD Business Process, QAD Distribution, QAD Financials, QAD Manufacturing

Logan Consulting published similar content several years ago in 2018, complimenting QAD’s EDI and EMT functionality. Since then, Logan Consulting continues to see increased use of QAD’s Enterprise Material Transfer (EMT) and EDI functionality to meet intercompany Direct Ship requirements between International Entities within an organization. This functionality has been especially important lately to medical device companies based on the United States working through sales offices in Europe and with...


QAD EE Upgrade and Implementation Planning during Covid-19

Posted on: March 31, 2020 | By: Tim Lovely | ERP Selection, QAD Business Process, QAD Distribution, QAD Financials, QAD Manufacturing

With most companies facing severe tactical and strategic adjustments due to the Covid-19 virus, the majority of our clients are finding creative ways to keep important projects moving forward. On the surface the greatest impact of this difficult period on projects is potential reduced spending, having most of not all team members and consultants working remotely, and limited or stopped travel inhibiting important face-to-face meeting time for team members. For...


Five Distinguishing Functionalities of QAD Food & Beverage ERP

Posted on: March 31, 2020 | By: Jillian Hampston | QAD Manufacturing

QAD Food & Beverage ERP The Food and Beverage (F&B) industry has become an increasingly challenging one in which to operate. Manufacturers have many variables to consider, like freshness and seasonality. On top of this, cultural trends are quick to change and dictate consumer demand.  F&B manufacturers must always be thinking one step ahead, and QAD has designed solutions specifically for this industry.  Logan Consulting has guided many QAD implementations across the F&B industry. Read our free download to...


Part 5: 3 Questions Manufacturers need to ask before selecting a new ERP system

Posted on: March 31, 2020 | By: Julia Paul | Microsoft Dynamics Business Central

3 Questions from a Microsoft Dynamics Business Central Partner  Welcome to blog #5 in this series, “Questions manufacturers need to ask before selecting a new ERP System”. This week we are focusing on these 3 questions which will help manufacturers choose the most valuable ERP system.  Do you need current data imported? How important is shop floor data collection? And how will key reports be generated? We are a Microsoft Dynamics...


Supplier Invoice Management using QAD’s Enterprise Edition Financials 

Posted on: March 30, 2020 | By: Andy Vitullo | QAD Financials

The Procure to Pay work-stream contains processes with business internal control concerns. Those processes can include creation of new suppliers, the processing of purchase requisitions, the processing of purchase orders, inbound material receiving, supplier invoice processing and finally the settlement of supplier’s invoices through a business’s banking system. While businesses have upstream controls, it is critical that a supplier invoice is processed only when evidence of approval is available for...


Logan Consulting Transaction Taxes Implementation Experience

Posted on: March 30, 2020 | By: Andy Vitullo | QAD Business Process, QAD Financials

Over the last 25 years, the Logan Team has implemented ERP software with varied transaction tax configurations. These configurations include, US Sales and Use Taxes, Canadian Value Added Taxes, Mexico Value Added Taxes along with Supplier withholding taxes, European Value Added taxes, and Chinese Value Added Taxes. Our Logan Team can provide top down business management consulting to enable a sustainable transaction tax solution. Business Processes for master data creation...


Benefits of Project Management and Accounting Feature for the Service Industry

Posted on: March 27, 2020 | By: Dona Todorovska | Microsoft Dynamics AX/365

The services industry can often operate with basic accounting tools to meet their needs, but the right ERP system can make their business flourish. Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Supply Chain Management has a Project Management and Accounting module which can be utilized to make the initiation, execution, and analysis of projects much easier. With the help of these tools, businesses can save time and produce accurate analysis.  Project...


New Credit Management Feature for Dynamics 365 – Part 2

Posted on: March 24, 2020 | By: Dona Todorovska | Microsoft Dynamics AX/365

Risk Scoring and Classification  Microsoft’s addition of the Credit Management feature allows users to assess their customers against multiple risk attributes to measure the amount of risk associated with each customer. Assessments are based on customer’s average balance, average days, the country of operation, and the years of business. Once classified by risk score, customers are assigned a risk group. These risk groups can then be used to calculate automatic...