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

Posted on: July 30, 2020 | By: Elise Wilde | 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 most notable manufacturing-related benefits to migrate to Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance & Supply Chain Management are:

  • Optimize workforce productivity
    • Mobile
    • Time & Attendance
    • Integration to Warehousing (Track warehouse work)
  • Improved material visibility
    •  Sales Integration
    • Integration to Warehousing (Create granular movements in the shop floor)
  • Improved [Gross] Margin Visibility
    • Reporting and Analytics
  • Bill of Materials Management Savings
    • Product Configurator
  • Reduce Downtime/Increase Plant Utilization
    • Resource Allocation
    • Visual Planning
  • Improve Supply Plan Visibility
    • MRP In-memory

Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Supply Chain Management provide growth opportunities to boost performance through new operating models such as allowing companies to connect their ERP and CRM data into one location. While the nuts and bolts of manufacturing can be complex and unique to each organization, Dynamics 365 for Finance and Supply Chain Management makes controlling all levers of the shop-floor easy and accessible.

What’s next?

Logan Consulting can help your organization assess what migration path is the best for you. In some cases there is a direct upgrade path to Dynamics 365 making it more of a technical effort. In other cases it may make sense to use the migration as an opportunity to re-implement the solution either because it wasn’t originally implemented optimally or because your business has evolved over time and no longer fits the existing configuration.

Logan Consulting works to provide quality services in a timely manner. If you feel as though your company may benefit from migrating to Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Supply Chain Management, please don’t hesitate to reach out using the contact us section of our webpage.

If you have any questions about this service or determining the right migration path for you, please feel free to reach out to us at info@loganconsulting.com or (312) 345-8817.

Logan Consulting is a professional services firm committed to helping businesses improve business processes to get the most from their ERP investments.



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