What Is Microsoft Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management?

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management is a robust business software that offers asset lifecycle management, demand planning, production scheduling, resource allocation, cross-channel inventory visibility, cost and profit analysis, and more – all in one scalable solution. Supply Chain Management uses AI and IoT to help streamline your processes and enhance your operations. Create agile business processes and rapidly respond to changing business needs with Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management functionality.

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Marketing Capabilities

Dynamics 365 Marketing is designed to assist organizations in transforming prospects into loyal customers. Within the application, users can generate and score leads, nurture relationships, organize events, and collect valuable customer feedback. The solution engages people in real time, one-on-one, at scale.

Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management Features

Production and Distribution Planning

Take advantage of master planning and demand forecasting to intelligently replenish resources. Meet customer demands with an advanced stock management system that allows for strategic planning through data-driven insights.

AI-Enhanced Scheduling

Create AI-enhanced schedules for geographically diverse resources.

Seamless Connections

Gather data from connected sensors and utilize the power of IoT for real-time factory data. Resulting insights can be used to improve uptime and throughput.

Ensure Continuity of High-Priority Processes

High-priority processes will not shut off when systems are offline or disconnected from the cloud.

Engineering Change Management

Identify quality issues quickly to reduce errors and exceed customer expectations.

Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management vs Dynamics AX: What are the Differences?

Dynamics AX is the legacy on-premises predecessor to Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations. Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management is Microsoft’s modern cloud-based solution. Dynamics 365 Supply Chain has all the capabilities of Dynamics AX and much more.
In addition to added functionality, D365 Supply Chain’s cloud-based platform allows stronger integration capabilities than its predecessor Dynamics AX. Access data from everyday business solutions like Office, Excel, Sales, and more with Finance. Plus, the Power BI integration allows you to generate and embed tailored visual reports with ease. With Power BI reports and dashboards, your team can make informed decisions that impact your budget and bottom line.
The cloud platform for D365 Supply Chain requires less onsite infrastructure to operate then Dynamics AX and has a simpler and predictable update process than the older Dynamics AX solution. Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management allows you to take advantage of machine learning and artificial intelligence to optimize your business processes. AI-enabled predictive insights available in D365 Supply Chain Management allow for proactive responses to potential issues.
Many companies currently using Dynamics AX are planning upgrades to Dynamics 365 Supply Chain to take advantage of al the functionality, remote capabilities, and connected systems.

Upgrading to Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management

Microsoft mainstream support for Dynamics AX 2012 has expired and the Dynamics AX lifecycle is nearing an end. Many businesses have already made the switch or are planning their upgrade to Dynamics 365. Upgrading from Dynamics AX to D365 Supply Chain Management, is a specialty at Stoneridge Software and we’ve developed the resources and proven process to get it done right. View more resources for why to upgrade and how to plan your Dynamics AX Upgrade project here.

Here are some benefits of upgrading:

Upgrading to Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management is a chance to take advantage of the capabilities and security offered with Microsoft Dynamics 365 products. Gain actionable insights and create more agile business processes with Supply Chain Management.

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Data Security

Moving from on-premises to the cloud offers increased data security. On-premises servers are more prone to data breaches than the cloud.

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Predictable and Consistent Costs

Dynamics 365 Finance has more predictable and consistent costs than Dynamics AX. Dynamics AX typically has higher maintenance and infrastructure costs than Finance.

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New Functionality

Many businesses are taking advantage of the new features found in Dynamics 365 Supply Chain. New features and enhancement are added with each major and minor release throughout the year.

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Integrations

Integrate data from your Dynamics 365 and Office 365 solutions.

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Insights from Machine Learning and AI

Apply useful insights to your business.

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Make Stoneridge Software Your Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Partner

At Stoneridge Software, we have extensive experience implementing Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management across several industries, and manufacturing and distribution is one of our specialties. Stoneridge Software works side-by-side with your team through the Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management implementation project to create efficient business processes and seamless data connections and set your team and your company up for success today and into the future.
We know your business has requirements and processes unique to your business and we love to dig in and learn how we apply our knowledge and the available technology to reach your goals.

Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management Support

Stoneridge offers support for clients on all Microsoft Dynamics products, including Dynamics 365 Finance. You name it, our support team can help you. Our client services team is made up of seasoned resources who go far beyond just break-fix support. Along with everyday questions, and training our team has successfully unraveled intricate, complicated, highly escalated customer scenarios.


Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management Pricing

Microsoft offers transparent pricing available to view at any time. Find up-to-date Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management license pricing from Microsoft. Pricing information is for licenses only. Implementing any new ERP software is a huge undertaking and we can help you navigate the right path and reach a successful outcome. If you are interested in implementing Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management, Stoneridge Software can provide a quote for as little or as much help you need with implementation, training and support.

Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management Trial

You can find Microsoft Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management trials downloadable from the Microsoft site with sample data or the option to use your own. But, even better, if you’re wondering how to fully realize the solution, Stoneridge Software is a go-to resource to show you how you could visualize this product at your business to increase efficiency and customer service – from the basics to eye opening possibilities.

Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management Training

At Stoneridge Software Dynamics 365 Supply Chain training is an integral part of our implementation and delivery process. Intentional teaching is a part of our mission. Not only do we provide training for Dynamics 365 Supply Chain users during a project, but we also continually offer educational opportunities throughout the year with weekly webinars, daily blog posts and an annual Stoneridge Connect event for our client community and beyond.

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