A Stroll Through Dynamics 365 Process Manufacturing: Formula Designer – Part 2

d365 formula designer details

In part 1 of this blog series, we discussed a business case that involved a manufacturing company that produced plastic products for the automotive industry.  The company hired a new product designer Ryan who is getting comfortable using Dynamics 365 and polishing his Formula designer skills.  Thus far, Ryan has learned how to open the…

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Dynamics 365 Warehouse Performance – Give Me the POWER!

Warehouse performance power BI dashboard

There is nothing more powerful in a warehouse than having useable data at your fingertips.  (Useable being the operative word). Dynamics 365 Supply Chain can deliver that power all together at the click of a button in one screen. Warehouse Performance The Warehouse Performance Power BI content allows warehouse and operations management all the information…

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Managing Consolidated Batch Orders in Process Manufacturing in Dynamics 365

In Process Manufacturing based industries, it is common to encounter multiple use cases that involve production of an intermediate bulk item or items that are later packed into multiple packages depending on the product offerings of the distribution chain. This is typically known as containerized packaging and usually requires a fine tuned and well-planned production…

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Managing Purchase Order Lead Times in Plastics Manufacturing

Managing Purchase Order Lead Times in Plastics Manufacturing

In Plastics Manufacturing with resin and additive price fluctuations, sales forecast volatility, and varying levels of self-imposed risk, it is important to manage procurement. Minimizing inventory and the holding costs associated can sometimes take a backseat if other volatility warrants possibly over buying. Strategies around what, when and how much will always be important to…

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All About FEFO in Dynamics 365

setting up FEFO control in Dynamics 365 for Operations

Many are familiar with the term, FIFO, or first in, first out.  First Expired, First Out, or FEFO, is an inventory management and logistics methodology used when stocked products expire. The intent is to reserve and use the inventory to fulfill requirements using the shelf-life items with the earliest expiration date. FEFO is popular in the…

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