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Increase your supply resilience with multisourcing in Supply Chain Management 

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For many years, companies have based their supply chain strategy on lowering costs and increasing efficiency. Often this resulted in relying on one supplier for important subcomponents, sometimes based offshore where labor is cheaper. During the pandemic, the world discovered that “lower costs and increase efficiency” is not a resilient strategy. Read more

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Improve worker efficiency with automatic detour lookups in the Warehouse Management mobile app​ 

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Detours in the Warehouse Management mobile app in Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management allow a worker to temporarily jump into another flow and come back to exactly where they were to continue the interrupted process. We have enhanced the detour feature to enable the system to fetch data related to the current task automatically, and Read more

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Improve packing efficiency with the Warehouse Management mobile app 

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Traditionally, warehouse workers pack items for shipment at a specific packing station, using a process that’s optimized to ship small and medium-sized parcels. To improve packing efficiency when working in larger areas and with larger items, the Warehouse Management mobile app in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management now provides a mobile packing experience that Read more

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Streamline your make-to-order supply chain 

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New make-to-order (MTO) automation capabilities available with the October 2022 release of Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management streamline order-taking and related downstream processes. Supply chain planners can benefit from improved capable-to-promise (CTP) accuracy with plan-specific delay tolerance, keep supply available for last-minute orders, and automatically populate external order information during intercompany trade. Read more

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Assess supply chain risk more easily in new workspace 

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Understanding risk enables businesses to take proactive actions to balance cost and resilience as they optimize their supply chains. The new supply risk assessment workspace in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management helps supply managers understand the risk of encountering sourcing shortages and delays. Read more

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Use Demand Driven Material Requirements Planning to increase service and decrease lead time 

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For better or worse, customers have come to expect short lead times. Responding to those expectations has become more complex from a supply chain perspective: product availability has become less predictable, which lowers forecast accuracy; parts have long lead times; and there’s pressure to maintain leaner inventories to reduce holding costs. Read more

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