Archive for April 2017

Dynamics 365 Positive Pay File Generation for Payroll

Positive Pay Formats for setting up AP

Today’s topic is Fraud Prevention.  The specific tool on the topic of Fraud Prevention is Positive Pay, sometimes referred to as SafePay.  You’re thinking, that’s not new!  Dynamics AX has had that for a while.  The cool part is that it is, as the advertising industry likes to say, “New and Improved” for Dynamics 365…

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Dynamics 365 for Operations Example Using Excel and Microsoft Flow: Vendors Upload

Excel to AX

True to their mission, “to enable people and businesses to realize their full potential”, Microsoft released Flow in Quarter 4 of last year. What is Flow? Microsoft Flow is a tool that empowers users to automate complicated tasks across multiple applications and services. Flow seamlessly connects to over ninety services, out-of-the-box, including Twitter, Slack, OneDrive,…

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Dynamics AX/Dynamics 365 for Operations Negative Warehouse Inventory

The topic of Negative Inventory has been one of those “chicken or the egg” conversations for a long time. At first blush the answer may seem easy! But as the “what if” scenarios are brought up, the answer becomes a tangled web. Staunch process-base material managers typically say there is no need to ever allow…

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How to Gain and Leverage Financial Insights in Plastics Manufacturing

Gain Financial Insights for Plastics Manufacturing

As Plastic Manufacturers evaluate opportunities and threats, it’s easier to look inwards to investigate ways to optimize processes. Removing non value-added processes is one possible step. Evaluating cost across lines, customer, product, projects, groups, regions or cost centers is important to confirming profitability or possible cost leaks. Whether you’re an extruder, molder, or thermoformer, capturing…

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Managing Product Returns in Plastics Manufacturing using Dynamics 365 for Operations

Return Orders

Returns are a fact of life in Plastics Manufacturing. Without an ERP in place returns are generally manually managed taking into consideration both the financial business rules and receiving process. Whether you manufacture sheets and films or molded plastic parts, Microsoft’s Dynamics 365 for Operations provides this by: Easily creating a Return Order Linking this…

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