Dynamics 365: Job Scheduling and Capacity Planning 

Posted on: April 12, 2021 | By: Lauren Yang | Microsoft Dynamics AX/365, Microsoft Dynamics Manufacturing

The purpose of Job Scheduling is to schedule individual production orders so that each operation in the production route has a start date/time and end date/time. Job Scheduling also works to ensure that the materials that are needed for production are available when the operation starts.   The role of Capacity Planning is to assess whether there is enough time, resources, and capabilities to finish production in time to meet demand.   When...


Dynamics 365: Release Enhancements Plan April 2021 

Posted on: April 5, 2021 | By: Lauren Yang | Microsoft Dynamics AX/365, Microsoft Dynamics Manufacturing

The 2021 release wave plan for Dynamics 365 brings new innovations that provide you with significant capabilities to transform your business. This month’s release contains the following exciting new features in Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations for these apps: Finance, Supply Chain Management, Guides, and Project Operations.  Dynamics 365 Finance drives automation and predictive analytics capabilities.  New Feature: Adjustment wizard for asset leases  Business Value: streamlines the adjustment process for parent leases and helps...


Financial Reporting Drill Down with Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance

Posted on: March 31, 2021 | By: Lauren Yang | Microsoft Dynamics AX/365, Microsoft Dynamics Manufacturing

Financial reporting for the application allows financial and business professionals to create, maintain, deploy, and view financial statements. It moves beyond traditional reporting constraints to help you efficiently design various types of reports. Financial reporting capabilities in Dynamics 365 for Finance include dimension support, meaning that account segments are immediately available. No additional tools or configuration steps are required. Some key features include report design flexibility, financial report collaboration, and...


How to Plan Timely Inbound Transportation with Dynamics 365 

Posted on: March 29, 2021 | By: Lauren Yang | Microsoft Dynamics AX/365, Microsoft Dynamics Manufacturing

Use Dynamics 365 for Supply Chain Management to plan the transportation of ordered items to your warehouse. By planning item transportation and receipt of the inbound load, you can ensure proper landed cost and accurate costing. D365 allows accurate and timely costing of item transportation through increased financial and logistical visibility into the extended supply chain. Specific cost prediction also enables improved and more agile decision-making, reducing costing errors. By planning timely...


Creating Account Structures in Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance

Posted on: March 24, 2021 | By: Lauren Yang | Microsoft Dynamics AX/365, Microsoft Dynamics Manufacturing

Account structures in Dynamics 365 for Finance use the main account and financial dimensions to create a set of rules that determine the order and values used when entering the account number. D365 for Finance allows you to set up as many account structures as you need for your business. Account structures can limit the account and dimension combinations to ensure that only correct groupings are permitted.  This allows you...


How to Reduce Operational Expenses with Dynamics 365 for Finance 

Posted on: March 22, 2021 | By: Lauren Yang | Microsoft Dynamics AX/365, Microsoft Dynamics Manufacturing

Minimize costs and optimize spending through D365’s process automation, budget control, and financial planning and analysis. Manufacturers can make faster business decisions, create a high-level view of key business metrics, and use interactive data visualization to improve business health and performance. Not only do automated tasks and processes reduce and manage business risks, but they also minimize costs. Saved time and labor costs work to increase workflow and productivity, getting more done with integrated tools and applications. ...


How to Innovate with Intelligent Manufacturing Operations Using D365

Posted on: March 17, 2021 | By: Lauren Yang | Microsoft Dynamics AX/365, Microsoft Dynamics Manufacturing

Build an agile factory by using predictive technologies to improve manufacturing and distribution processes. Improving quality and delivery not only optimizes resource planning, but also reduces costs, adapts your factory to changing business models, and ensures business continuity. Further, Dynamics 365 for Supply Chain Management enables you to perform production planning in real-time through an integrated warehouse management system.  Maintain Your Position  Our business landscape is in flux, and success lies in...


Ways D365 for SCM Can Help You Control Product Quality Automatically 

Posted on: March 15, 2021 | By: Lauren Yang | Microsoft Dynamics AX/365, Microsoft Dynamics Manufacturing

Identify potential risks and/or product errors before they go out to consumers by utilizing a quality control process in the pharmaceutical industry. Dynamics 365 uses a predefined criterion based on warehouse, vendor, and inventory in order to keep track of items and create quality orders for partial receipts. Further, you can control product quality by specifying acceptable quality levels and required resources for operations in order to control quality and sample products...


Run Actuals versus Unposted Budget Reports in Management Reporter

Posted on: March 12, 2021 | By: Christopher Rusing | Microsoft Dynamics AX/365

This Is March. And if you have not posted your budget register entry into your Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations environment then that may need to be bumped up to the top of your to do list. However, what if you want to see what the budget looks like prior to posting in D365? There is an ‘actuals vs budget’ report within D365, but that does not offer much...


How to Build an Intelligent Supply Chain Using Dynamics 365 for SCM

Posted on: March 10, 2021 | By: Lauren Yang | Microsoft Dynamics AX/365, Microsoft Dynamics Manufacturing

Keep up with innovation and business trends by using ERP solutions for an optimized supply chain. Using Dynamics 365 for SCM, you can focus on customer experiences, enhanced data sharing, and potential business opportunities. D365 provides a consistent data structure that visualizes data insights across automotive processes. By integrating software solutions, you can create a digital enterprise to operate from a centralized source. An in-depth view of your supply chain and business...