Manufacturing Apps for Dynamics 365 Business Central

By deploying the features of Microsoft Dynamics Business Central Premium Edition our clients unlock robust Manufacturing capabilities across Production, Planning, Forecasting, Version Management, Demand, Finite Loading and Machine Centers. Manufacturing coupled with great capability across Finance, Service and Supply Chain makes Business Central a compelling solution for the Modern Manufacturer!


What solutions comprise Dynamics 365 Business Central Manufacturing?

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central comprises two editions: Essentials and Premium. Within the Premium Edition Business Central provides for Assembly Management and Manufacturing capability. To manage the Manufacturing process i.e. convert items into manufactured product: production resources, such as bills of material, routing, machine operators, and machinery must be set up in the system.


What functions are typically supported in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central for an Assembly Focused Business?

  • Assemble to Order and Assemble to Stock Process
  • Quote an Assemble-to-Order Sale
  • Assemble Items
  • Sell Items Assembled to Order
  • and more

What functions are typically supported in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central for a Manufacturing Focused Business?

  • Production Bill of Materials
  • Production Orders
  • Supply Planning
  • Capacity Planning
  • Version Management
  • and more

For small and mid-size make-to-stock (MTS), make-to-order (MTO), or assemble-to-order (ATO) manufacturers who struggle to find an affordable solution to manage their operations from end-to-end, look no further than Dynamics 365 Business Central and then consider adding these Apps to tailor to specific requirements. Insight Works Apps provides modular building blocks needed to create a tailored solution that includes Material Resource Planning (MRP) and Manufacturing Execution System (MES) capabilities that work the way you need.

See the range of point solutions below.

Dynamic Sales Screen
  • Discover Manufacturing App
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Shop Floor Insight

A comprehensive MES solution for barcoded time capture and employee time management.

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Advanced finite capacity scheduling in Dynamics 365 Business Central.

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Graphical Scheduler

Visualize each workstation, enabling managers & staff to manage production scheduling more effectively.

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Enhanced Planning Pack

Supercharge Business Central with a set of apps to optimize your manufacturing processes and give you more visibility into forecasts and operations.

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Enhanced Planning Worksheet

A powerful tool to save time and to assist in Material Requirements Planning (MRP) within Business Central.

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Item Planning Review

A powerful tool to save time and to assist in Material Requirements Planning (MRP) within Business Central.

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Enhanced Forecasting Worksheet

Generate more realistic Business Central production forecasts based on historical item usage trends.

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Multi-Level BOM Viewer

Easily visualize and revise complex BOM hierarchies to help streamline your bill of material management and engineering operations.

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Routing Analysis

Evaluate your actual production times to your planned production times to improve costing, margins, and scheduling.

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Quality Inspector

Easily manage your quality assurance process to help maximize customer satisfaction


What is Dynamics 365 Business Central?

At the heart of every business are the core Financial elements and Dynamics 365 Business Central is the perfect solution for businesses who want to manage their finances, sales, service and operations in one place. By simply selecting the Premium Edition the system becomes and end-to-end Business Management Tool for the demanding envionemnt that is Manufacturing.   Put simply, it’s easy to use and helps you achieve more e in less time, so that you can take your business to the next level.

Importantly for Manufacturers you can boost production efficiency and make accurate promises to customers with Dynamics 365 Business Central’s Bill of Materials, Master Production Scheduling, Agile Manufacturing, Demand Forecasting and Capacity Planning.

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