Managing a manufacturing business can be cumbersome. Between the sales orders and production orders, sometimes you need to optimize your inventory and manage finances, there is not much time left to do that long term planning you need to achieve your goals. If you want to manage everything, plan and have visibility, you need a perfect ERP tool (Enterprise resource planning). Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central is the tool that will help you with everything you require to run and expand your manufacturing business.

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central gives real-time visibility, allows your manufacturing module to be completely integrated into your other processes like customer service, accounting, marketing or inventory management. Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central manufacturing module has the following capabilities-

• Production Bill of Materials
• Production Orders
• Agile Manufacturing
• Version Management
• Supply Planning
• Demand Forecasting
• Sales and Inventory Forecasting
• Capacity Planning
• Finite Loading
• Machine Center

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central is a business management solution that is easy to use and adapt. Our manufacturing clients have found Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central was instrumental in helping them make smarter decisions and connect their business in ways they never thought of.

Reasons why Production managers love working with Business Central

Unified Data

From inventory per bin location to one-click access to all the elements of your production order, it gives visibility. This helps in managing the production and resources in the most efficient ways.

Decreased Production Time

There are no delays for days or weeks of back and forth emails for Sales order approval to manufacture items. By lessening the time to market process, companies can save time and money and allocate these resources elsewhere.

Improved Quality

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central provides traceability and tracking that enables a company to monitor the quality of its products. It also offers real-time reports on machines, components, work centers that are involved in the production. Production Managers can then ensure only the best quality products are being sent out to customers.

Integrating Business Processes

Managers can make updates instantly to keep the system up-to-date with all its orders and inventory. Users working in the front and the back office will have access to the same information in real-time, creating a more harmonized work dynamics.

Long Term Planning

Business managers can create long term demand forecasts, which can be used for calculating capacity and resource requirements in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central by production manager. With capacity planning, you can plan your investments in manufacturing facility expansion or even sign blanket order contracts with a vendor to save money.

This is only a fraction of a long list of features Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central has to offer you and help you grow your manufacturing business. If you want to learn about manufacturing module functionality in Business Central, please join our webinar on January 30, 2020.

Manufacturing with Dynamics 365 Business Central - January 30 - Webinar

Vasu is a Manufacturing Consultant at VOX ISM, her current role is focused on supporting clients in manufacturing, distribution, and the food industry. Vasu brings her manufacturing and supply chain experience to her customers help in implementing new ERP system. She also has project management experience in MS Dynamics 365 Sale and Business Central implementation, training and is well known in the industry for delivering projects on time and on-budget.

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