Managing Customer Buyback with Working Loss in Dynamics 365/AX

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Today we will dive into a specific use case we often encounter in the world of Plastics manufacturing.  Microsoft Dynamics ERP (whether it is Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations or prior Dynamics AX versions) handles this business practice relatively well yet there are some gaps in the functionality which have been filled by the…

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Dynamics 365: BOMs or Formulas – What’s the Deal?

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For manufacturers using Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations, Enterprise Edition (D365), understanding the differences between Bills of Materials (BOM) and Formulas is crucial. Both are designed around the same idea, and therefore, share many similar concepts. However, a few key differences must be taken into account when deciding which one to use. This blog…

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Exploding Phantom BOMs and Their Impact on Production Estimation

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Recently a client noticed variances between the Bill of Materials on the Production orders (Production BOMs) and the Bill of Materials on the Items (Item BOMs). As far as anyone knew no manual changes were being made to the either BOM, which seemed plausible. After further investigating, it was clear that upon creation of the…

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Dynamics 365 & Azure Iot Suite – Color Sensor Demo

Dynamics 365 Azure IoT Suite Video

Building on the same concepts from our last IoT video, in which we used a temperature sensor to monitor our shop floor machinery in real-time through Dynamics 365 and Azure IoT Suite, today we will explore additional possibilities in terms of quality control checks, automated processes and more. As with the temperature sensor demonstration, it…

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Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 – Non-Conformance Reporting

A non-conformance is an unexpected event or deviation from specified requirements or procedures. When a non-conformance occurs it can lead to budget overruns, project delays, rework, unnecessary scrap of materials, decreased productivity or product recalls, just to name a few examples. In Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012, non-conformances are used to record and report anything that…

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Production Order Reservation in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3

Production control Parameters Allow Partial Reservation Dynamics AX

Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 (AX 2012 R3) has newly added features that can be used to automate Production order reservation process. The automated reservation process ensures that materials will be set aside for use in the ‘Made to Order’ environment and preventing material shortages during a production run.  In addition, a new feature has…

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