Microsoft Dynamics 365 Blog

Strike a strategic inventory balance in your supply chain with demand driven material requirements planning (DDMRP) 

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Today we are excited to announce the preview of our demand driven material requirements planning (DDMRP) feature for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management. The evolution of MRP DDMRP is the next evolution of material requirements planning (MRP), which has a long and storied history in manufacturing. From its origins in the early 1960s as Read more

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Microsoft Dynamics 365 at Gartner Supply Chain Symposium Xpo™ 2022 

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Although the pandemic exposed our supply chain fragilities, there are other factors that will continue to disrupt our supply chains for the foreseeable future. Geopolitical tensions between world superpowers are forcing companies to change how they trade, source, and manufacture goods, so redesigning your supply chain networks or setting up new supply chains to gain Read more

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Microsoft Dynamics 365 at Hannover Messe 2022 

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We are excited to return to Hannover Messe in person this year between May 30, 2022 and June 2, 2022. The pandemic has been difficult for most manufacturers, and there are still many lingering challenges—yet, manufacturers are intent on digital transformation to drive resilience. There are several emerging trends that we believe are instrumental to Read more

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3 advantages of composable applications to empower supply chain network innovations 

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Manufacturing supply chains are experiencing a post-pandemic paradigm shift. As business models evolve to solve market disruptions, such as changing or adding direct-to-consumer (D2C) to a business-to-business (B2B) model, supply chains require agility and innovation to build resiliency and stay ahead of trends. United States D2C e-commerce sales have more than tripled in the past Read more

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Microsoft fuels digital transformation of supply chains for a resilient and sustainable future 

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We are excited to share two new investments in Microsoft Dynamics 365 supply chain portfolio that we are launching in preview. We had announced a partnership between FedEx and Microsoft, in January of 2022, to launch a cross-platform, logistics-as-a-service solution for brands. This partnership is now in preview. As e-commerce is exploding, businesses are challenged Read more

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Dynamics 365 breathes composability into enterprise resource planning modernization 

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Retail executives have long understood the critical role that supply chain management plays in their organization’s ability to meet customer demand. Yet, as central as the supply chain is to success in most companies, customers rarely consider it when placing an order. This status quo shifted dramatically during the pandemic as high-profile disruptions and global Read more

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Total Economic Impact of Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management 

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As discussed in our previous blog, Microsoft Dynamics 365 was recognized as a leader in Gartner’s® 2021 Magic Quadrant for Cloud ERP for Product-Centric Enterprises. This month, we want to further substantiate our value proposition to customers by sharing the results of a recently commissioned Total Economic Impact™ (TEI) study conducted by Forrester Consulting on Read more

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Dynamics 365 drives improvement in manufacturing supply chains 

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Microsoft Dynamics 365 is helping manufacturing organizations tackle the challenges they face today while also preparing them for tomorrow’s opportunities. Whether enabling workforce transformation and enterprise resource planning (ERP) modernization, helping navigate disruptions by increasing supply chain visibility and improving insights, or standing up reverse supply chains and circular economies––we are dedicated to helping manufacturers Read more

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Dynamics 365 composable approach enables rapid deployment of a supply chain control tower 

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Delays, constraints, and disruptions are frequent challenges for global supply chains. And they are costly. According to Gartner® 70 percent of supply chain leaders report that they have been constantly responding to disruptions since 2019.1 Supply chain professionals have long understood that the earlier potential disruptions and constraints are identified, the more successful the measures Read more

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Dynamics 365 helps build the retail supply chain of the future 

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Earlier in 2021, we had discussed how retailers can create an intelligent supply chain to successfully navigate through the disruptions and quickly adapt to changing customer behavior. As our retail customers embarked on the journey to create a resilient and intelligent supply chain, there were three key areas that emerged where our customers prioritized their Read more

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Enhance visibility with Dynamics 365 digital supply chain solutions 

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The concept of the global control tower first appeared on the radar of supply chain leaders around 15 years ago. As more and more companies pursued end-to-end visibility for increasingly globalized supply chains, the idea quickly gained momentum. IndustryWeek noted global control towers as one of the hottest supply chain buzzwords of 2008.1 Still, for an idea that has Read more

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Optimize production processes with Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management 

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It is imperative for organizations to create agile, connected, and sustainable manufacturing processes to customize products and services for their customers, accelerate innovation, and adopt to new business models like offering products-as-a-service. This requires hyper-automated processes and enhanced visibility across production floor and supply chains. In addition, more standardization and interoperability of software across plants Read more

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