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Why is Microsoft Dynamics GP the Go-To Solution for Manufacturers?


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Manufacturers are experiencing new, unique business challenges in light of the dawning digital era. Many business owners are transitioning to Microsoft Dynamics GP for a variety of reasons; most importantly, Dynamics GP gives businesses greater visibility into your manufacturing, leading to less excess inventory and lower costs.

With Microsoft Dynamics GP, you can manage your complete manufacturing business – from initial procurement to final product delivery. Better yet, it gives you visibility into your entire operations, with real time, accurate views into the exact data you need. To help you identify what is more business-critical, Dynamics GP automatically tracks data throughout your manufacturing process, helping to ensure essential information is given high visibility, which allows you to respond to changes or issues before they become problematic.

Microsoft Dynamics GP gives all of your employees clear visibility into the information that’s specifically important to them, with role-based, personalized dashboards providing key performance indicators (KPI). Those in procurement, for example, can get deep visibility into customer demand data and then quickly drill down to specific details to optimize inventory and adjust raw material orders.

Manufacturing Modules available out-of-the-box with Microsoft Dynamics GP

  • Manufacturing Order Processing: Track detailed production costs and manage work orders and the shop floor more efficiently.
  • Job Costing: Capture all costs when they occur and consolidate them in one location that’s easy to access and manage, giving you a comprehensive view of production profitability.
  • Materials Requirements Planning: Adjust procurement and production with greater precision and ensure that supplies arrive when and where they are needed—helping reduce stock outages, drive down inventory costs, and streamline the production process.
  • Engineering Change Management: Collect, organize, and review changes to orders before they’re authorized. Adjust processes and components to accommodate new technologies and customer changes while maintaining efficiency and profitability.
  • Manufacturing Bill of Materials: Deliver complete, consistent, and current product information. Manage materials, components, and assemblies more precisely. Sales Forecasting: Increase collaboration and bridge communication gaps to promote effective, efficient product delivery.
  • Quality Assurance: Ensure the product consistently meets or exceeds demanding customer requirements with tight control of quality-testing processes.
  • Sales Configurator: Define items manufactured by your business with the flexibility to include or exclude certain options based on customer specifications.
  • Capacity Requirements Planning: Establish and measure capacity, and compare capacity defined for your production floor to work completion goals.
  • Master Production Scheduling: Gather information from sales forecasts to form a single, comprehensive production schedule and create manufacturing orders

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