Stoneridge Connect Fall 2020: Manufacturing Sessions

By Maxwell Foss | August 28, 2020

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
1 - 1:30 p.m.
Automate EDI with Dynamics GP, SalesPad, NAV/BC and AX/F&O

Working with retailers like Target, Home Depot, Amazon and Wayfair? Or are you growing and need to automate a complex retail supply chain? SPS Commerce has the largest retail network AND 1500 dedicated EDI and supply chain specialists to provide a full-service EDI experience. Join Judy Weston, Strategic Channel Sales Manager to explore how a full-service, built for Dynamics solution can streamline your supply chain processes.

Mon. Oct. 19
3 - 3:45 p.m.

Manufacturing Automation and Integration

Learn how industry-leading manufacturing operations are becoming more efficient through system automation and integration.

Tues. Oct. 20

10 – 10:45 a.m.


Business Central – BOMs & Baking

Learn best practices for creating Bills of Materials within Dynamics 365 Business Central and how to streamline your processes for efficiency and accuracy – with a delicious example, cookies!  Let’s walk through BOMs, version control, product alternatives, and more!

Tues. Oct. 20

11:15 – 11:30 a.m.


The Five Steps to Managing Sales and Use Tax for Manufacturers

Understanding the ins and outs of sales tax compliance can be tricky for even the savviest business, but getting it right is crucial for success. Knowing where you need to collect tax, collecting the correct amounts, and properly documenting exempt sales are all key stages of the sales tax process. However, some steps get overlooked or handled incorrectly, leaving businesses exposed to potential penalties and fees in the case of an audit. In this presentation, Avalara tax expert Matthew Patrick will review the five steps to managing sales tax and specific challenges that can plague manufacturers.

Topics that we’ll discuss include:

  • Typical steps businesses should consider for sales tax compliance
  • Impact of new sales tax legislation
  • Tools to help you navigate the five steps
Tues. Oct. 20

1 - 1:45 p.m.


Material management for Inbound and Outbound Operations

Technology has changed how many manufacturing organizations tackle material management. Learn how mobile devices, automation, and innovative technologies can benefit both your transportation and warehousing.


Wed. Oct. 21

10 - 10:45 a.m.


Manufacturing Planning Practices - How to Get Started with MRP

Struggling with your MRP? Don't have a good solution in place? Then make plans to join this session to learn why so many manufacturing operations are choosing to implement MRP right now. You'll learn how MRP can benefit your company and the strategies to make managing materials and meeting business goals easier than ever.

Thur. Oct. 22

11:15 - 11:45 a.m.


Diversify Your Revenue Streams with an Online Sales Channel

More consumers and businesses than ever are going digital, and the opportunity to capture new revenue online is ripe for the taking — especially for organizations currently operating only offline. But with nearly every business keeping a watchful eye on the e-commerce landscape, it’s clear that competition will only continue to tighten, and that not all e-commerce initiatives will prove successful. Our recent research shows that 65% of businesses who implement e-commerce see a return on their investment within a year. Join our 30-minute session to learn how to be among those e-commerce winners.

Thurs. Oct. 22

12 - 12:45 p.m.


Business Insights for Manufacturing Operations

You're likely gathering data from a variety of sources - but are you doing anything with that information? Learn how to use data from your sales team, production floor, and warehouse to gain actionable insights that will help you drive more business, increase efficiencies and streamline production.

Looking for more great sessions? Check out our other session tracks:

Power Platform
Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement/Dynamics CRM
Field Service
Dynamics GP
Dynamics 365 Business Central/Dynamics NAV
Dynamics 365 Finance and Supply Chain Management/Dynamics AX
Business Leadership

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