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Streamline and automate rebate management to increase margins 

Offering your customers and vendors rebates and royalty deals is key to building brand loyalty and has a measurable impact on your company’s margins. Rebates also influence your product pricing strategy and impact accruals, payments, deductions, and revenue. However, keeping track of rebate and royalty programs and calculating them accurately can quickly become time-consuming and...Read more

Here’s a way to increase the accuracy of landed cost calculations 

As the supply chain evolves, logistics management has an even greater impact on the bottom line. Knowing the full price of an item once it arrives at your warehouse is crucial. Miscalculating landed cost through manual entry can result in lost profits for business owners. The Landed cost module in Supply Chain Management provides companies with an innovative way...Read more

Increase visibility into inventory across your supply chain 

To run an effective manufacturing and distribution operation, you need an accurate understanding of your inventory and where it’s located along the supply chain. What’s more, having clear visibility into your inventory has become critically important as organizations shift to omnichannel order fulfillment and distribution and therefore need to manage inventory located in multiple places...Read more

Boost supply chain resilience with cloud and edge scale units in Supply Chain Management 

Companies that work with manufacturing and distribution need to be able to run key business processes 24/7, without interruption, and at scale. Challenges arise with unreliable connections or network latency when business processes compete for the same system resources when peak scale is required, or during periodic or regular maintenance for different regions, across time...Read more

Electronic invoicing add-on (preview) expands capabilities for Dynamics 365 business applications 

There are a number of reasons for companies to use electronic invoicing instead of paper documents, such as maintaining compliance, being able to adapt quickly to changing regulations, and reducing manual errors – not to mention reducing costs and speeding up end-to-end invoice processing. In addition, governments are increasingly turning to electronic invoicing as a...Read more

Resolve PO distribution errors in Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management 

When you update to Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management version 10.0.11 or later, you’ll get a new capability that enables you to reset purchase order accounting distributions. This feature is useful when distributions may be incorrect. This could occur because of a customization or other process issues, such as: Submission to purchase order workflow, including...Read more

Get the updated toolkit for easier deployment of solution-specific Help content 

If you’ve created your own custom solution for Dynamics 365 Finance, Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management, or Dynamics 365 Commerce, you may be wondering how to connect your own Help content for the solution to the Help pane in the Finance and Operations client. Microsoft provides a toolkit to help you generate HTML files from the Microsoft Help repositories, generate...Read more

Weekly Webinars for the Business Applications Community for September 2019! 

Didn’t you wish there was some expert that would just explain how to use Dynamics 365 and Power Platform technologies? Purvin Patel brings his firehose of information to the community every Monday at 10am (Pacific) as part of a weekly webinar series.  You should expect deep dives, special guests, MVPs talking about cool things they...Read more

Using Azure Active Directory groups to manage a user’s app and data access 

Applies to Dynamics 365 for Customer Engagement apps version 9.x Applies to Common Data Service The administration of app and data access for Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Customer Engagement and Common Data Service has been extended to allow administrators to use their organization’s Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) groups to manage access rights for licensed...Read more

Customizing the warehouse mobile app: multi-scan pages 

Introduction This is another blog post in the series about warehouse mobile devices in Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations. In the last blog post, the difference between customizing for WMDP and the warehouse mobile app was discussed. This blog post will be walking you through a new control scheme that was recently released, explaining...Read more

Production order end process results in variances due to differences in estimated and realized subassembly setup labor costs. 

The issue that we were initially encountering was that we were experiencing large variances in our production costing.  Upon further investigation, what we found was that the variances were coming from a subassembly that had been created and was being utilized in the finished good.  Reviewing the details on that subassembly and comparing to our...Read more