Why Accounts Payable Automation Is a Must for Automotive Manufacturers

Posted on: February 4, 2021 | By: Ethan Naegele | Uncategorized, QAD Financials, QAD Manufacturing, QAD Business Process, QAD Distribution

To ensure that the Accounting department stays as efficient as possible this year, many automotive manufacturers must consider automating financial transactions. Accounts Payable (AP) is an easy target for automation since these transactions are repeatable and are defined by strict business accounting control processes. This article will discuss the investment required to automate AP processes, as well as both the monetary benefits derived and the solutions available with QAD Enterprise...


Prioritizing Quality

Posted on: January 18, 2021 | By: Robert Joynt | Uncategorized

In an environment as competitive as today’s, it is important to ensure quality in your product. This does not just mean having a quality check right before your product ships to the customer, but instead means prioritizing quality throughout the entire process. This may seem like quite the undertaking, but a well-executed quality process will improve efficiencies and decrease  cost over time. Here are some helpful tips to include in...


Logan Consulting Effectively Leverages SharePoint for ERP Implementations

Posted on: December 30, 2020 | By: Tim Lovely | Uncategorized, QAD Practice News, Logan Consulting News, ERP Selection, QAD Business Process

Logan Consulting will start a number of new ERP implementation projects in thee new year! For our new clients who do not have a well-defined SharePoint structure, Logan Consulting's SharePoint structure does an excellent job of supporting our ERP implementation projects. Logan Consulting utilizes Sharepoint extensively as part of our methodology, and it has become an integral tool to support our projects. In addition to the SharePoint lists for a...


Equipment Preparation and Testing as a Critical Part of an ERP Conversion

Posted on: December 27, 2020 | By: Tim Lovely | Uncategorized, QAD Practice News

As Logan Consulting continues to work with clients to successfully implement ERP systems at client facilities, a detailed cutover plan needs to not only account for ERP related end user training and data conversion to prepare the ERP system for the go-live, it also needs to consider related equipment. In addition to data related tasks, it is critical to test the use of all equipment prior to cutover to confirm...


3 Ways Microsoft D365 for Finance Improves Financial Clarity for Manufacturers

Posted on: October 3, 2020 | By: Lauren Yang | Uncategorized, Microsoft Dynamics CRM, Microsoft Dynamics AX/365, Microsoft Dynamics Manufacturing

Microsoft D365 for Finance provides multiple ways for manufacturers to improve cash flow, maximize profit, and create a sustainable business. All three components are essential for improving financial clarity: the ability to understand your business performance for cash and profit. With Microsoft D365, manufacturers can look at real-time information and fully understand what the data means for the business and adjust business strategies accordingly. In this blog post, we will be discussing...


Why Executives should consider a migration to Dynamics 365 for Finance and Supply Chain Management

Posted on: August 27, 2020 | By: Craig Thompson | Uncategorized, Microsoft Dynamics AX/365

Bottomline, an up-to-date ERP system will boost the performance of your company’s success. Cloud-based ERP systems like Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Supply Chain Management are quickly rising in appeal, as the rich functionality increases workforce efficiency and skyrockets Executive’s access to Key Performance Indicators and other Business Intelligence to make timely and informed decisions.. Improving [Gross] margin visibility, optimizing workforce productivity, and increase material visibility maximize overall efficiency...


Restructure your ERP Support Model Through this Effective Approach:

Posted on: August 18, 2020 | By: Craig Thompson | Uncategorized, Microsoft Dynamics AX/365

As you may already know, the Logan Solution Center (LSC) provides our clients assistance with targeted ERP system support requests. However, what you may not know is how this approach is positively affecting our client’s bottom line. LSC support for Microsoft Dynamics AX or Dynamics 365 for Finance and Supply Chain Management assists our clients in transforming how they manage ERP-related business issues and projects and work to maximize the...


Logan Solution Center

Posted on: July 21, 2020 | By: Craig Thompson | Uncategorized, Microsoft Dynamics AX/365

Does your organization need ongoing assistance in supporting Microsoft Dynamics AX or Dynamics 365 for Finance and Supply Chain Management? If so, the Logan Solution Center (LSC) is here to assist you. We can help you manage everything from unforeseen break/fix business issues to targeted projects such as deploying a new module or end-user training. The LSC provides professional help and support for a multitude of requests. The most notable offerings are:...


Opening Periods in D365 for Data Management Imports

Posted on: June 19, 2020 | By: Joncarl Luckett | Uncategorized, Microsoft Dynamics AX/365, Professional Services

During an implementation, one of the most important steps is importing old GL data. Prior to uploading historical GL balances, you must open those historical periods. Without opening the historical periods, you will not be able to upload any historical balance. In this blog I will illustrate how to effectively and efficiently open and close GL periods and provide some useful tips and tricks to make your data import job,...


Benefits and Drawbacks of Dynamics 365 On-Premises Deployment

Posted on: November 19, 2019 | By: Jarrod Kraemer | Uncategorized, Microsoft Dynamics AX/365

Welcome back to the second blog in this mini-series. This month we are looking at, you guessed it, the benefits and drawbacks of hosting Dynamics 365 on-premises. Even with all advantages that come with Dynamics 365 in the cloud, some businesses may still prefer to implement on-premises. It could be that they don’t feel that they’re ready to make a move to the cloud, or that they’ve recently invested in...