Sales and Inventory Forecasting in Business Central

Posted on: December 13, 2021 | By: Rosie Gill | Microsoft Dynamics Business Central

Over the past couple of months, news headlines have been filled with references to the supply chain crisis. The catalyst of this issue is, undoubtedly, the onset of the pandemic. And just like the pandemic, it appears that supply chains will continue to struggle for a while.  Because of this present reality, it’s crucial for companies to be monitoring their inventory levels to ensure that they are operating at maximum...


Industry Spotlight: Manufacturing

Posted on: November 3, 2021 | By: Rosie Gill | Microsoft Dynamics Manufacturing, Microsoft Dynamics Business Central

The modern marketplace is continuously expanding because of the large consumer base available due to the usage of the internet. Because of this, the manufacturing industry has faced different challenges related to keeping up with the marketplace, including inventory control, costing, and management of the shop floor. Logan Consulting stays informed on the ever changing needs of companies in the manufacturing industry because we want to be armed with as...


Creating Production Orders in Business Central

Posted on: September 10, 2021 | By: Rosie Gill | Microsoft Dynamics Business Central

In our last blog post on Business Central’s manufacturing features, we discussed production orders and the different forms of them within the system. In today’s post, we are going to go over how to manually create your own production order. As a refresh, a production order is an order given to a company with a specified quantity of inventory to be created and delivered in a specific time frame. It’s...


An Overview of Production Orders in Business Central

Posted on: August 23, 2021 | By: Rosie Gill | Microsoft Dynamics Business Central

Business Central is equipped with a multitude of functions that make management of operations simple. In Business Central, you are given the power of visibility, so you can comprehensively follow a product from placement to fulfillment. One of the central components of manufacturing is production orders because they are the first step in planning future manufacturing, monitoring current manufacturing, and staying aware of finished manufacturing. In today’s post we are...


4 Features of Business Central to Aid Manufacturers

Posted on: August 3, 2021 | By: Rosie Gill | Microsoft Dynamics Business Central

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central has the notoriety of being a comprehensive business management solution with the added benefit of being cloud-based. It aids in the management of finances, projects, operations, reporting and analytics, supply chain, and sales and service. Each area has its own key benefits for your business, but one major benefit of using Business Central to increase productivity and profitability of your organization that isn’t mentioned is...


3 Ways Microsoft D365 Will Increase Planning Agility When Manufacturing Products 

Posted on: December 28, 2020 | By: Lauren Yang | Microsoft Dynamics AX/365, Microsoft Dynamics Manufacturing

Transform your manufacturing and supply chain operations with Dynamics 365 for Supply Chain Management. By using D365’s AI and predictive insights, you can increase planning agility throughout your production, inventory, and warehouse management. Streamlining business processes enables you to maximize operational efficiency and product quality while keeping costs low. In this blog post, we will be discussing the top three ways Microsoft D365 increases planning agility when manufacturing products. 1. Predict Demand Using AI   Gain planning agility to fulfill...


3 Ways Microsoft D365 for Finance Improves Financial Clarity for Manufacturers

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

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...


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...


How to Use Microsoft Dynamics GP for Accurate Manufacturing Variance Reporting

Posted on: July 29, 2020 | By: Guy Logan | Microsoft Dynamics GP

As a manufacturer, it is critical to effectively and accurately measure your manufacturing variance. Manufacturing variance is the difference between your planned costs versus your actual costs.  In the past, measuring manufacturing variance meant taking in product class or type into account and reporting was daily, weekly or quarterly. Today, measuring manufacturing variance can be refined to just the line items per order, and reporting can be instantaneous. Understanding your...