Business Central Manufacturing

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Manufacturing ERP Software

Audit your manufacturing software and learn how to calibrate your ERP for growth.

With manufacturing in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central - the leading manufacturing business software available - you can boost operational efficiency and effectively manage production, including production orders, bills of material, supply planning, and capacity requirements planning. Flexible processes and integrated information equip you to make accurate promises to customers, respond quickly to last-minute requests and changes, and take advantage of new business opportunities to help your business stay ahead of the competition.

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  • Improve business performance from the shop floor to your bottom line. Streamline your operations by automating manufacturing processes and gain greater visibility into all aspects of your operations from order entry to production, warehouse management, and delivery.

  • Provide customers with information they can count on. Increase the accuracy of promised orders and respond quickly to customer queries about order status and delivery.

  • Respond quickly to changing customer demands with agile manufacturing. Plan rush orders, make exceptions, and handle last-minute changes to your manufacturing processes with multiple planning options, tracking, and interactive action messages.

  • Open your business to trading partners around the clock. Using a Web browser, vendors can manage catalogs, enter drop shipment orders, and maintain delivery dates.

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Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Manufacturing ERP Features

Warehouse Management System (WMS) And Inventory Management System

  • Integrate manufacturing and warehousing functionality.

  • Barcoding capabilities

  • Optimize warehouse layout and space utilization.

  • Maintain up-to-date inventory information.

  • Manufacturing costing

  • Understand item costs throughout the production process, including inventory, WIP, and cost of goods sold (COGS).

  • Manage sales and purchase prices with customers and vendors.

  • Automated data collection system (ADCS).

  • Collect and use accurate inventory data in real time.

  • Increase the visibility of accurate inventory data throughout your business.

  • Improve warehouse efficiency.

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Exceptions Handling

  • Quickly make exceptions and last-minute changes to meet customer needs.

  • Supply Planning Plan from the sales order, production order, or purchase requisition, or use traditional master production schedule (MPS) or material requirements planning (MRP) methods.

  • Facilitate materials flow through the supply chain with multi-location planning capabilities.

  • Update and change all materials, costs, and operations simultaneously.

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Demand Forecasting 

  • Analyze sales patterns from multiple perspectives.

  • Compare forecasted demand with actual sales.

  • Consolidate and distribute demand plans with multiple stakeholders for collaborative planning.

Capacity Requirements Planning

  • Implement realistic plans according to all incoming resource capacity demands.

  • Redefine order modifiers and reorder policies as needed.

  • Accommodate changing shop floor workloads.

  • Simplify planning with calendars and machine center allocation tools.

Bills Of Material - BOMs

  • Integrate different types of BOMs and customized definitions into manufacturing operations.

  • Support time-to-market and time-to-volume objectives.

  • Create, track, and process multiple versions of BOMs and routings.

Production Management

  • Improve coordination of made-to-order requests.

  • Simplify make-or-buy decisions.

  • Modify components and operations as needed, even on released production orders.

  • Plan product family orders that share the same routing to create efficient build schedules.

Order Promising

  • Promise orders more accurately with available-to-promise (ATP) and capable-to-promise (CTP) insight.

Intelligent Supply Chain

Coordinate suppliers, your own manufacturing and contract manufacturers, and logistics providers by leveraging multi-enterprise collaboration tools that understand your supply chain network.

- Balance service and budget

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Connected Solutions

Improve customer satisfaction, first time fix rates, and resource productivity. Microsoft Dynamics 365 delivers advanced scheduling, resource optimization and mobile enablement capabilities that set organizations apart by keeping the customer at the center of business. 

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Connect your devices & get data from them

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Turn your data into information


Turn information into action by incorporating it into your workflows

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How does connected sofware solutions help?

Gather insights from connected device data and incorporate into your workflows, allocating resources only when necessary.

Power BI integrated with Business Central turns industry data into smart decisions.

The manufacturing process needs to be a well-oiled machine to succeed and the best way of achieving that goal is to have visibility on every process while seeing the big picture.

Real time visibility into your supply chain for more efficient and faster decisions


Track key performance indicators in real time: machine utilization, process efficiency, costs, inventory levels, losses and cycle times.

Manufacturers need to collaborate, monitor and communicate on available live data to achieve operational excellence. Power BI helps your team monitor real time data from multiple sources into one dashboard and drill down to identify issues when necessary. Get real time alerts with Power BI mobile apps and make your operations more efficient to achieve greater agility and minimize response times.

Monitor your supply chain end-to-end and identify problems and bottlenecks before they reach critical processes. Share your dashboards with suppliers and partners so they can adjust to the latest information available, making your processes leaner and smarter. Monitor quality inputs and outputs from all sources, including your customers, to make quick and meaningful decisions that will improve manufacturing quality.

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