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Business Central for Make-to-Order

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central on-premise or in the cloud helps Make-to-Order Manufacturers meet the unique requirements that are not met through traditional manufacturing software. Business Central’s unique tools and extendable functionality allow you to quote a price to the customer, receive and enter the order, order materials not stocked, manufacturer the product, ship directly to the customer without passing through inventory, and much more.  

Make-to-Order Manufacturing with Dynamics 365 Business Central

Business Central Make-to-Order Solutions 

Make-to-order manufacturers often find it difficult to provide accurate estimates quickly because they begin with not knowing their true cost of manufacturing for the parts they are either making or ordering. These particular business insights are often times not readily available because they are not properly tracked by many make-to-order manufacturers. An ERP software that provides an end-to-end view or your organization will make all of the difference in your company’s ability to react to customer requirements and provide faster and more accurate estimates. 

Streamlined order-to-invoice

Reduced inventory costs

Faster delivery times

Reduced inventory costs

Drive Growth and Profitability with Key Features

Make-to-Order Manufacturing with Dynamics 365 Business Central

Estimating and Quoting

  • Estimator's Worksheet detailed calculation

  • Template for standard product structure

  • Multi-level BOM options

Make-to-Order Manufacturing Schedule

CAD Integration



  • Milestone and cost plus

  • Percentage of Completion, T&M & Fixed Fee

  • Earned revenue worksheet


Work in Process (WIP)

  • Auto-post WIP

  • Auto-post Recognition

  • Audit Trail

Order Traceability




  • Demand based purchasing

  • Buy direct to jobs

  • Subcontracts and outside processing

  • Open PO Visibility on Job Statistics window


Labor Tracking

  • Time collection stations

  • Clock in / Clock out with shift tracking

  • Scanner Interface

  • Web services option for remote Time Entry

Automatically Capture Administration Over-head on Jobs

Build Estimated Overhead Costs In To Job Estimates


Supply Chain Integration


Increase Margin With More Accurate Quoting


Flexibility on Rates for People, Machines, Material and other Expenses


Easy to Track and Audit Overhead Entries

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Not ready to move forward yet?

That's ok! We respect that you are doing your due diligence on Make-to-Order Manufacturing Software. Having the proper software is key to any business's future growth and all options should be evaluated extensively before a choice is made.


In the meantime, while you're doing your due diligence you should sign up for our Make-to-Order Mailing List so we can keep you informed of all the latest Business Central features and capabilities.   

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