Dynamics AX

Blogs, articles and insights for Microsoft Dynamics AX on-premise and cloud.

Providing Work Instructions to Job Operators in Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations and AX

By |2018-12-03T04:15:01+00:00December 3rd, 2018|Dynamics 365, Dynamics AX, ERP, Technology, Tips & Tricks|

In a typical manufacturing company, the factory personnel will have received training on the machines and tools they work with. Yet for the manufacturer of

How to Use Standard or ‘Master’ Routings in Microsoft Dynamics AX and D365 for Finance and Operations

By |2018-11-29T09:42:24+00:00November 29th, 2018|Dynamics 365, Dynamics AX, Technology|

In many manufacturing companies, even those with a lot of Engineer-to-Order, many routings are very similar or even identical. For example: a large number of

One Manufacturing Company’s Success Story Upgrading from Dynamics AX to Dynamics 365

By |2018-08-29T11:35:13+00:00August 29th, 2018|Case Study, Cloud, Dynamics 365, Dynamics AX, ERP, Manufacturing, Technology|

One of our clients is a manufacturer of complex, advanced machinery. Each product is unique—researched, developed, and manufactured to meet each customer’s specific needs. The

Dynamics AX is Aging Fast. What’s the Best Way to Keep the Business Moving Forward?

By |2018-08-20T13:17:40+00:00August 20th, 2018|Azure, Cloud, Dynamics 365, Dynamics AX, ERP, Technology|

If you’re running your business on Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 or 2012, you are no doubt aware that both software products are approaching the end

Client Spotlight: Hagler Systems and Dynamics 365

By |2017-11-28T16:13:19+00:00November 29th, 2017|Cloud, Dynamics 365, Dynamics AX, ERP, Industrial Equipment Manufacturing, Manufacturing, Manufacturing ERP Options|

In May 2016, long-time client Hagler Systems chose to be Sikich's first adopter of Microsoft Dynamics for ERP, then-called "Microsoft Dynamics AX 7." Hagler Systems is

Build Competitive Advantage with Dynamics 365 Cloud-Based ERP

By |2017-11-01T10:01:51+00:00April 14th, 2017|Cloud, Dynamics 365, Dynamics AX, ERP, Industrial Equipment Manufacturing|

Success for all manufacturers, especially industrial equipment manufacturers (IEMs), starts with lean production and real-time order tracking, on top of providing superior products and customer

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Using calendars in Microsoft Dynamics AX for purchasing

By |2017-10-26T11:47:00+00:00December 12th, 2016|Dynamics 365, Dynamics AX, ERP, Manufacturing|

You might call this an orphan topic for companies managing purchasing schedules with Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 and Dynamics 365 for Operations (AX7), but

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Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Operations (AX7): The new Product Information screen

By |2017-10-26T13:13:01+00:00December 12th, 2016|Dynamics AX, ERP|

In my rush to explore everything that Microsoft Dynamics AX 7 (aka Dynamics 365 for Operations) has to offer, I overlooked a new and

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How to understand BOM creation in Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Operations (AX7)

By |2017-10-26T13:11:13+00:00December 12th, 2016|Dynamics AX, ERP|

Image tutorial on how BOM creation in Microsoft Dynamics 365 works Let's start with AX 2012 and make sure we completely understand how it

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Firming planned orders by adding lines to an existing order in Microsoft Dynamics AX

By |2017-10-26T13:16:36+00:00December 12th, 2016|Dynamics AX, ERP|

For Purchase orders and Transfer orders, we have a very handy functionality in Dynamics AX's Master Planning that has been there since the beginning:

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How to filter a dynamic date range in Microsoft Dynamics AX

By |2017-10-26T13:19:57+00:00December 12th, 2016|Dynamics AX, ERP, Manufacturing|

Filtering transactions like Purchase orders or Sales orders on a date range is a standard requirement. I want to see the Purchase/Sales orders that

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Throw an MRP Party to Boost Business

By |2017-10-27T14:02:24+00:00November 11th, 2016|Dynamics 365, Dynamics AX, Dynamics GP, Dynamics NAV, ERP, Process Manufacturing|

In process manufacturing, conducting material requirements planning (MRP) is crucial to ensuring on-time shipments, minimizing inventory carrying costs and keeping customers happy. Still, if not given the attention it deserves, it can set a company back and hurt customer service. Companies may carry out their MRP processes using an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system or even by hand. However they do it, there are proven steps they can follow to make MRP an asset to their operation that enhances performance and enables growth. Read More Throw an MRP Party to Boost Business

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The Cloud Opportunity: How Manufacturers Can Break Free From Hardware

By |2017-10-27T14:11:56+00:00November 11th, 2016|Cloud, Dynamics 365, Dynamics AX, ERP Comparison, Industrial Equipment Manufacturing, Manufacturing, Manufacturing ERP Options|

Ben Hagler had his eye on expansion but found himself hemmed in by capital limitations and staring down operational inefficiencies and technical challenges. As

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