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Death by Safety Stock – A Guide for the Modern Manufacturer

Finding a Better Way to Prevent Stockout If you ever want to start a bar fight at an APICS conference, talk about removing safety stock. The modern manufacturer is particularly passionate about the subject. But what is safety stock, and is there a better option than safety stock to prevent inventory stockouts? Safety Stock vs. […]

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Five Key Strategies for Reducing Manufacturing Rework

The manufacturing rework process costs time and money and leads to increased production time and expenses. Production rework can be reduced, or nearly eliminated, by implementing strategies for production success. 1. Design, Testing, and ERP Dedicating time to design, testing, and ERP requirements are the first step to reducing manufacturing rework. As your engineers develop […]

By | September 11, 2020 | Manufacturing
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Yaveon ProBatch: Migrating from NAV to Business Central

Yaveon ProBatch (the best mid-market batch manufacturing solution) was originally released over 10 years ago on Microsoft Dynamics NAV. As most people have heard by now, Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central is the successor to NAV. While Business Central is a Microsoft cloud-based solution, you do have the option to run it on-premise if that […]

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On the Job with Dynamics 365 – Manufacturing Shipping and Receiving Department

Shipping clerks at manufacturing companies are responsible for a wide range of activities from managing shipping and receiving records to organizing and transferring goods from one location to another, monitoring company packages, ensuring proper packing techniques, updating inventory reports, and more. When your shipping department uses Dynamics 365 Finance and Supply Chain Management, you can […]

Stoneridge Connect Fall 2020: Manufacturing Sessions

The Stoneridge Connect Fall 2020 Online Conference is open for registration! Manufacturing sessions will be held throughout the event from October 19-22. View all topics below and click on the session title to register! See our registration page for the full agenda.   Mon. Oct. 19 3 – 3:45 p.m. Manufacturing Automation and Integration Learn […]

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Must-Have Lot Management Capabilities for Batch Manufacturers

Lot tracking is a key requirement for batch manufacturers. While most ERP software solutions provide basic lot (and serial) tracking, most do not provide the depth needed by typical pharmaceutical and chemical manufacturers. In this blog, we will review several key capabilities you should look for in any batch manufacturing software solution.  Additional Lot Attributes Many ERP solutions provide a […]

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On the Job with Dynamics 365 for Manufacturing Resources

Because the Stoneridge team is passionate about manufacturing and Dynamics 365, our expert consultants have put together an educational series called, On the Job with Dynamics 365 for Manufacturing. The concepts within this series are geared towards all manufacturers but the platform used to demonstrate in the following videos is Dynamics 365 Finance and Supply […]

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On the Job with Dynamics 365 – Manufacturing Material Handlers

A manufacturing material handler is responsible for executing the manufacturing process including pulling orders, delivering materials and supplies, and staging the finished product. Materials management is a complex process and includes a variety of different stages and steps from beginning to completion. There are many benefits when material handlers are kept up to date on […]

By | Updated August 14, 2020 | Dynamics AX, Manufacturing

Using AI for Accurate Demand Forecasting and Manufacturing Production

Manufacturing production facilities plan production cycles based on standard planning parameters. However, with improved technology, manufacturing companies can start to rely on actual demand to drive production decisions. These planning activities all stem from being able to generate an accurate sales forecast. With the built-in features of AI forecasting in Dynamics 365, this is all […]

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How Manufacturing Buyers can Achieve Procurement Goals with Dynamics 365

Buyers at manufacturing companies are responsible for sourcing potential suppliers, negotiating prices and terms, and making agreements or contracts for purchases. A key component of their role is to procure the best possible price for goods that meet the quality standards and parameters of the organization. Within Dynamics 365 Finance and Supply Chain Management, buyers […]

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On the Job with Dynamics 365 for Manufacturing Production Managers

Manufacturing production managers are responsible for a wide variety of tasks – from understanding the shop floor to managing incoming and current projects and jobs, to analyzing production data and reports – production managers have a lot to juggle –  but that can all be handled within Dynamics 365. Workspaces in Dynamics 365 Workspaces in […]

Understanding the true cost of production equipment with enterprise asset management

Understanding the True Cost of Production Equipment with Enterprise Asset Management

The number of assets that a manufacturing company relies on to continue production is far beyond what a single employee, or even a team of people, can manually track and manage. By implementing a software solution like Dynamics 365 that allows you to effectively manage your manufacturing assets, you can predict when machines need repairs, […]

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