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Give Your Business a Boost

Microsoft Dynamics for Manufacturing boosts efficiency to effectively manage production, including production orders, bills of materials, supply planning, and capacity requirements planning. Respond quickly to last-minute customer requests and changes, and take advantage of new business opportunities to stay ahead of your competition.

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Grow Your Business with Confidence

Many manufacturers reach a tipping point where the very systems used to manage growth, hinder their ability to act with agility and insight. As you business grows and diversifies, you need more than basic bookkeeping, inventory, production, and backward-looking reporting.

Five signs your account system may be hindering your growth:

  1. You can’t scale operations to support business growth
  2. You can’t wrap your arms (or your head) around your business
  3. You are reactive when you need to be proactive
  4. You can’t support a mobile workforce
  5. You can’t meet customer expectations

DMS has certified staff that can assist growing manufactures to implement Microsoft Dynamics for manufacturing. Start with the basics and benefit immediately. Then, add value in phases as your business needs require it.

  • Reduce training time with phased implementation
  • Flexible planning options let you manually plan production orders, or plan them from sales orders, while implementing Material Requirements Planning (MRP)
  • Calculate and plan production times, based on lead times on the item card, while you setup capacity requirements planning
  • Fine-tune the system as changes to your operations demand
  • Update the system with different manufacturing scenarios as they occur
  • Do away with manual time and material data collection errors on the shop floor by using bar coding

Production Planner Role with Top 10 Prod. Orders

Maintain your competitive advantage and strengthen relationships by responding faster to your customers’ expectations at the right time with the right information.

  • Increase the accuracy of promised orders and respond quickly to customer questions about order status and delivery
  • Plan rush orders immediately from the sales order
  • Modify orders easily at any point in the production cycle
  • Use multilevel production orders to better coordinate make-to-order requests and simplify make or buy decisions
  • Execute what-if scenarios on jobs to see how customers would be affected

Sales Order Role on Surface or iPad Tablet

At the heart of every manufacturing business is your inventory. With DMS and Microsoft Dynamics NAV you can better manage and forecast your current inventory to lower your overhead, reduce risk, and better serve your customers.

DMS Physical Inventory Count Module

Reduce the effort required to keep your physical inventory synchronized with the DMS Physical Inventory Count Module. Whether performing manual data entry or scanning inventory bar codes DMS and Microsoft Dynamics NAV can easily manage complete or partial physical inventory and cycle counts, including Work in Progress (WIP).

Improve your margins by:

  • Increasing sales confidence related to what is “in stock”
  • Increasing worker productivity by reducing in stock search time
  • Increase customer satisfaction due to on time order deliveries
  • Reducing inventory overstock that was used to compensate for out of sync inventory control software

Physical Inventory Count on Bar Code Scanner

Use bar coding to do away with errors typically associated with manual data entry. Automate shop floor data collection and post transactions real-time to Microsoft Dynamics NAV.

Unlike other time tracking solutions for manufacturers that are difficult to implement, and have limited functionality that is rarely fully implemented or used, the DMS Time Collection Module has an extremely short payback cycle.

  • Bar-coded production orders and jobs to speed shop floor time collection while simultaneously reducing entry errors
  • Real-time reporting to evaluate job progression and costing – see employee names and time on production orders and jobs
  • Full Manufacturing Execution System (MES) option allows shop floor users to:
    • View linked documents
    • Record production consumption and output
    • Enter quality measures
    • View and enter production comments
    • Manage dispatch lists for jobs and production orders
  • Record time against fixed assets to capture asset maintenance costs
  • Ability to capture rework time improves visibility into often neglected cost areas
  • Intuitive user interface for the shop floor (emulates the look and feel of a paper time card) to speed adoption, reduce training, and reduce entry time and errors
  • Consistent user interface for office/salaried personnel to simplify tracking of non-shop time and attendance
  • Flexible organization hierarchy to allow for multi-level approvals of time

Time Collection Dispatch Running on Tablet

Time Card Posted to NAV for Processing

Learn More: DMS Enhanced Time Collection

DMS Payroll Solutions

Reduce high overhead costs by streamlining worker time collection and payroll processing. Eliminate manual time card and payroll data. DMS offers a wide range of options to fit with your payroll requirements.

Learn More: DMS Payroll Solutions