Dynamics 365 for Manufacturing

In today's manufacturing world, everything is more complex: your products, your supply chain, and your customers’ requirements. Manage it all, with Dynamics 365 for Manufacturing!

Modern manufacturers are constantly searching for ways to promote organizational growth, increase productivity, and bolster their bottom lines. To some, that may mean purchasing new machines, hiring more workers, or maybe even acquiring similar businesses. However, with the advances in new technology, many manufacturers are turning to Microsoft Dynamics 365 to gain a competitive edge.

Dynamics 365 Manufacturing Finance Management

Dynamics 365 was originally built to support the needs of manufacturing. It handles multiple business models and provides real-time visibility for plant operations, allowing organizations to stay connected and informed from the shop floor to the top floor. Employees are equipped with business intelligence and analytics tools that enable them to make decisions quickly and more accurately than ever before.

When the right people are able to receive, understand, and leverage the right information at the right time; Digital Transformation becomes more than a buzzword.

Why Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Manufacturing?

Whether you’re process, repetitive, discrete, lean, project, E2O or (like most companies) some combination of these, Microsoft Dynamics 365 has no problem balancing multiple business models in a single instance all using the power of the cloud.

Dynamics 365 gives manufacturing companies real-time visibility into the entire operation - up and down the supply chain and throughout the business ecosystem – from the shop floor to the top floor.

Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Manufacturing helps you build more collaborative and profitable partnerships with suppliers, empowers your employees with critical business intelligence and collaborative capabilities, and develop deeper, more responsive relationships with customers. And, it helps you run a more efficient operation - improving quality, reducing waste, and ensuring compliance. All with familiar tools your people already know how to use.

Dynamics 365 Manufacturing Supply Chain Management

Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Manufacturing Feature Overview


  • Workspaces
  • Material & Capacity Planning
  • Production Scheduling & Sequencing
  • Resource management
  • Subcontracting
  • Production Bill of Materials (BOM, formulas, recipes)
  • Product configuration
  • Routing
  • Production orders
  • Production reporting
  • Inventory dimensions for process manufacturing
  • Potency management
  • Lean manufacturing
  • Production costing
  • Job card device page
  • Product change management
  • Shop floor control

Supply Chain

  • Inventory management
  • Multi-site warehouse management
  • Tracking and tracing
  • Demand forecasting
  • Shipping carrier interface
  • Returns management
  • Material handling
  • Quality management
  • Master planning, including order promising (ATP/CTP)
  • Intercompany transactions
  • Product management of goods and services


  • eProcurement
  • Indirect procurement (catalog and non-catalog)
  • Purchasing policies and signing limits
  • Category management
  • Direct procurement
  • Trade agreements (vendor)
  • Vendor management
  • Vendor self-service portal
  • Vendor rebate management
  • Broker and royalty contract management
  • Workspaces
  • Procurement reporting
  • Procurement workflows

What can Dynamics 365 for Manufacturing do for your business?

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