D365 Supply Chain Solutions for Resilience - eBook

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During COVID-19, suppliers and manufacturers faced labor shortages, price gouging, stockouts, and shipping and manufacturing delays. The unpredictability of the pandemic thus compelled companies to review their overall supply chain strategy and strive for more resiliency. Increased supply chain resiliency helps prepare against unforeseen supply chain disruptions. A modern Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system such as Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management is leading the way to increase supply chain resilience.

Seven Supply Chain Resilience Principles and Actions

We welcome you to discover more about the seven principles of efficient and supply chain management in Microsoft's eBook, "Seven Principles of Supply Chain Management." This eBook includes seven supply chain principles with actions you can take to improve resiliency and safeguard against supply and demand instability.

Seven Principles of Supply Chain Management eBook

  1. Improve inventory visibility
  2. Manage supply and demand as a flow
  3. Adopt a fast, flexible pipeline planning system
  4. Use real-time analytics to measure the volatility of demand
  5. Improve forecasting models
  6. Diversify suppliers
  7. Create new distribution networks and channels

Leveraging Technology for Supply Chain Resilience

Supply chain resilience aims to have end-to-end real-time visibility of the supply chain to prevent inventory shortages and reliably deliver to customers on time. Companies running on a modern ERP platform like Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management can respond to changing market conditions. Automation monitors complex supply chain processes. AI-driven insights help analyze data to reveal forecasting fluctuations and evolving customer demand. E-commerce capabilities allow for digital selling.

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance and Supply is a cloud-based ERP with multiple solutions for companies, like flexible programs for global finance departments, supply chain and manufacturing management. This software can meet a business's needs by connecting key employees and working with existing applications and systems for continuity and efficient workflow. Also, it takes little time on average for employees to adapt to Dynamics 365 programs.

Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management gives manufacturers the real-time visibility and intelligence they need to move from reactive to proactive operations. "Microsoft Dynamics 365 supports these principles with an integrated Supply Chain Management suite. Through the Microsoft Power Platform, Dynamics 365 offers the ability to rapidly innovate, using “last mile of delivery” low code, automation and AI technologies. Dynamics 365 also comes with prebuilt business accelerators for automotive, health and other industries. Further, these technologies are all delivered securely and with scalability on the Azure cloud platform.” - (Page 27 "Seven Principles of Supply Chain Management.")

  • Innovate with intelligent manufacturing operations
  • Streamline your supply chain planning and logistics
  • Modernize your warehouse and asset management

Cost Management
Optimize costs across the supply chain by collecting, analyzing, and evaluating a wide range of comprehensive cost data to unlock deeper insights and new opportunities.

Demand Forecasting
Improve demand forecasting by leveraging machine learning. Integrate cross-company sales and operations planning to minimize inventories and improve on-time delivery.

Procurement and Sourcing
Improve communication across the supply chain to enhance order accuracy and maximize vendor performance while optimizing the cost and quality of material and service spend

You Can Rely on Our Microsoft Experts

The Clients First Texas office is known for its vertical expertise in manufacturing, job shops, maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) for aviation or heavy equipment organizations. We support leading Cloud ERP solutions such as Dynamics 365 Business Central and Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance and Supply. Our MRO solution, ProMRO, integrates with Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance and Supply. We also have customers in other industries, including make-to-order/engineering job shops, project manufacturing, field services, and wholesale distribution. In addition, we have a deep knowledge of legacy ERP solutions like Dynamics AX (formerly Axapta) and Dynamics NAV (formerly Navision).

For more information, call us at 800-331-8382 or email. We're based in Dallas, Texas and service companies locally and worldwide.

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