Build a resilient, agile and sustainable supply chain with Microsoft Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management
Microsoft Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management provides the end-to-end capabilities manufacturers, distributors, and retailers need to meet their supply chain demands. This platform operates from product information management through planning, inventory, sales and purchases, to complex manufacturing management , storage, and transportation.
Microsoft Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management enables you to create a connected and resilient supply chain, improving visibility and increasing planning agility, to operate profitably even during potential downturns.
With centralized, real-time production management and inventory through Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management, your business accelerates time to market, guarantees efficient production lines, and ensures accuracy and quality in manufacturing, preventing or solving problems in advance. It is possible to create agile and innovative manufacturing processes using IoT (Internet of Things) and mixed reality, integrating them with existing systems. This solution also allows controlling and improving, on a single platform, product information on globalwebsites and subsidiaries, offering a competitive advantage in the market.
Increasing resilience, by redefining strategies to minimize or anticipate risks, remains a top priority for organizations as they emerge from the current crisis. Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management simplifies procurement processes and contributes to increased savings by using supplier collaboration portals and automatically applying negotiated prices. Additionally, it assists in making smart purchasing decisions by enabling performance tracking of delivery times, as well as supplier quality using built-in Power BI models. As a result, this solution helps balance resources to ensure sustainability and business continuity.
Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management performs priority-based supply planning and uses Artificial Intelligence (AI) to forecast future demand. You can also scale production during peaks and proactively maintain equipment, reducing downtime and increasing inventory accuracy with automated cycle counts to have operational excellence. This solution also promotes efficient communication between Sales, Marketing and Operations through Microsoft Teams, contributing to the planning of these departments.
By providing accurate, real-time inventory information, Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management ensures consistency and agility in delivery times, and maintains customer loyalty. With automated storage operations, and with predictability, stockouts and excess stocks are eliminated, generating faster replenishment cycles and shorter delivery times. An integrated view of all process channels means that the right products are in the right places at the right time, besides facilitating the transfer of items for specific needs. With this, companies can increase the capacity and quality of customer service.
Global Inventory Accounting helps companies comply with local and global accounting standards. This functionality provides the ability to account inventory in multiple representations, applying the appropriate valuation method and accounting currency, for example.
Manage the supply chain and warehouse in real time with automated processes, connecting your company to the Internet of Things (IoT) and predicting demand with Artificial Intelligence (AI) through the robust features of Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management.
Microsoft Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management streamlines planning, production,
inventory, and transportation to maximize operational efficiency. In addition to
meeting ever-changing customer demands, you’ll reduce supply chain issues
and identify opportunities to gain competitive advantage and overcome adversity.
The inventory and logistics capabilities of Microsoft Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management help organizations gain visibility, resiliency, and efficiency across their supply chain. New means of Global Inventory Accounting include: support for the accounting conservatism principle, inventory calculation, and reporting with Power BI. The Inventory Visibility service provides real-time insight into warehouses. The system allows companies to validate delivery dates by projecting products ATP (Available To Promisse), as well as allocating stock in advance to the most profitable sales channels, and guaranteed accurate calculations of items enabled for the warehouse.
Companies looking to digitally transform and empower their workforce, as well as increase the resilience of their operations, require processes that run without interruption and that integrate data from both automated and manual activities. Microsoft Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management capabilities are focused on modernizing key manufacturing steps to improve usability and operational resiliency, and maintaining work continuity- even when external connectivity is lost. The solution enhances integration between manufacturing processes and the warehouse to enable autonomous, end-to-end production execution, from raw material collection to finished product storage. With the Planning Optimization feature, companies can update their tactical plans multiple times a day, reducing replenishment times and optimizing inventory levels.
Manufacturers and retailers can streamline their sourcing plans for limited shelf life products through the robust capabilities of Microsoft Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management. Customers can implement demand-driven planning practices to reduce inventory levels and improve customer service. With the Planning Optimization feature, companies increase agility and respond better in volatile business environments. Real-time planning, with runtime in minutes instead of hours, allows tactical plans to be updated multiple times a day, reducing replenishment times, optimizing inventory levels, and increasing resilience in response to disruptive shifts in supply and demand.