Dynamics NAV / Business Central Developer Digest – Vol 355

Turning on Lot Specific Tracking and Lot Warehouse Tracking from Item Tracking Code Card, extensibility, redesign, alignment invoice post, and more can be found in this edition of Developer Digest. The Dynamics NAV and Business Central community, including the ArcherPoint technical staff, is made up of developers, project managers, and consultants who are constantly communicating,… Continue reading Dynamics NAV / Business Central Developer Digest – Vol 355

Planning for 2022: Why Your Organization Should Implement Well-Defined Processes, Including Warehouse Management

In this blog post, contributed to ArcherPoint by Brian Neufeld, Director of Marketing at Insight Works, we take a closer look at moving away from “tribal knowledge” within an organization to a system of processes. Having well-defined processes within an organization brings with it many benefits compared to relying on tribal knowledge of staff, as… Continue reading Planning for 2022: Why Your Organization Should Implement Well-Defined Processes, Including Warehouse Management

Choosing a Partner for Migrating from Dynamics GP to Dynamics Business Central

Although Microsoft Dynamics GP (Great Plains) will be around for a while, it’s clear that Microsoft is putting emphasis on development of Dynamics 365 Business Central. If you’re a GP user, you’ve probably heard of many reasons why it’s time to move to another ERP, specifically Microsoft Dynamics Business Central, and the advantages of doing… Continue reading Choosing a Partner for Migrating from Dynamics GP to Dynamics Business Central

Why Standard Costing Is The Choice For Manufacturers

For manufacturers, selecting a costing method is one of the most important decisions you will need to make because it has an impact on your costs, budgets, and profits. If those aren’t reason enough to make a well-informed decision, keep in mind that changing costing methods mid-stream is going to cause complications because it impacts… Continue reading Why Standard Costing Is The Choice For Manufacturers

Simplifying Purchasing and Procurement in Microsoft Dynamics NAV or Business Central

On the surface, purchasing and procurement seem fairly simple: you find the vendor with the best price, terms, and delivery schedule, place an order, and receive it. However, there is the planning side to purchasing, and that’s where it gets complicated. In this blog post, we discuss ways you can simplify the process around purchasing… Continue reading Simplifying Purchasing and Procurement in Microsoft Dynamics NAV or Business Central

10 Things to Consider When Migrating from Microsoft Dynamics GP to Business Central

If you’re using Microsoft Dynamics GP (Great Plains), you’re very aware of the product roadmap and software lifecycle policy.  Like many GP users, you’ve probably been very happy with the product because it has been a workhorse for more than 30 years. Microsoft has committed to supporting GP with bug fixes, security enhancements, and some… Continue reading 10 Things to Consider When Migrating from Microsoft Dynamics GP to Business Central

Manufacturing Trends for 2021

2020 is coming to a close…thankfully. While this is a relief, it is more important than ever to be prepared for 2021. There have been unprecedented changes in how people behave and buy, how businesses operate and interact with their customers—and manufacturing is no exception. To say the least, we learned a lot about what… Continue reading Manufacturing Trends for 2021

System-Based MRP Guidance for Better Inventory Management

 Manufacturers are challenged with ensuring inventory and raw materials are where they’re supposed to be, at the right on-hand levels. Is what you need where it’s supposed to be? This is not something to guess at; you need solid data and visibility into the flow of materials and inventory up and down the supply chain.The… Continue reading System-Based MRP Guidance for Better Inventory Management

Effective Change Management is the Key to a Successful ERP Implementation

Ask anyone who has experienced the failure of an ERP implementation the primary reason for the failure, and they’re very likely to point to poor change management. Only 54% of change initiatives succeed, which is pretty dismal, especially when you think about the impact, which not only includes not achieving results but also wasting resources… Continue reading Effective Change Management is the Key to a Successful ERP Implementation

4 Reasons It’s Time to Onshore Manufacturing

4 Reasons for Onshoring For years, manufacturers have been offshoring—going overseas with at least some of their manufacturing to remain competitive. But that has changed. Due to economic advantages and concerns about quality and supply chain issues, many manufacturers are bringing operations back to the U.S. Is this a good idea for your company? And… Continue reading 4 Reasons It’s Time to Onshore Manufacturing