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...


Financial Reporting Drill Down with Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance

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

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 Boost Auto Industry Innovation Using Dynamics 365 

Posted on: January 25, 2021 | By: Lauren Yang | Microsoft Dynamics AX/365, Microsoft Dynamics Manufacturing

In a digital era, industries can benefit greatly from digital transformation and its driving transformative efficiency. With Dynamics 365, you can utilize a modernized data infrastructure to meet ever-changing data needs and accelerate vehicle innovation in the automotive technology industry. D365 for Finance and SCM provides a consistent, centralized data service that the automotive industry can use to integrate transport modes and revolutionize mobility experiences. By using clear end-to-end solutions within unified environments, you...


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...


Why manufacturers on Dynamics AX should migrate to Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Supply Chain Management?

Posted on: July 30, 2020 | By: Craig Thompson | Microsoft Dynamics AX/365

As we can all agree, in the manufacturing industry, ERP systems are essential for keeping up to date information, integrating all shop-floor systems, as well as managing relationships. As businesses have been trending to shift to cloud based software, many companies have begun to weigh out the benefits of migrating from Microsoft Dynamics AX to Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Supply Chain Management and it is no different for manufacturers. 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:...


Why Migrate to Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Supply Chain Management

Posted on: July 7, 2020 | By: Craig Thompson | Microsoft Dynamics AX/365

Did you know that mainstream support for Microsoft Dynamics AX is soon being terminated? Well, depending on your current version, you could be experiencing this as early as October of 2021. Logan Consulting is an expert in migrating end-users from Microsoft Dynamics AX to Dynamics 365 for Finance and Supply Chain Management. Want to know more? Here are some of the benefits of migrating to Dynamics 365 for Finance and Supply Chain...


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...


Benefits and Drawbacks of Dynamics 365 in the Cloud

Posted on: October 1, 2019 | By: Guy Logan | Microsoft Dynamics AX/365

Cloud deployment of Dynamics 365, what are the benefits and drawbacks? Well, thanks for asking! Welcome to the first blog in a three-part series about the benefits and drawbacks of each deployment option. I know, the anticipation for the next parts of this blog is similar to the anticipation of a new season on your favorite Netflix show. Here’s the low-down of it all. There are numerous benefits to deploying...


Custom Data Entities – Mapping issue

Posted on: September 27, 2019 | By: David Occhionero | Microsoft Dynamics AX/365

Issue during upload While working on a highly customized project, I noticed an issue that would rear its ugly head Intermittently.  The issue centered around the loading of data using a customized data entity.  On occasion, when a change to an entity was checked in and released, there were instances where you could not view the changes in the mapping.  To view the entity, we would go to Data Management...