Manufacturing companies face numerous challenges in managing their operations. These challenges include inventory management, production scheduling, order processing, and financial management. To overcome these challenges, manufacturing companies need an efficient and integrated system to manage their operations. Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central provides a comprehensive solution for managing manufacturing operations.
This case study discusses how GOBI Technologies introduced Business Central and provided migration and implementation services to an auto parts manufacturing company and the benefits of implementing Business Central.
The manufacturing company is a mid-sized company that produces and distributes auto parts products. The company has two locations across the United States and employs about 100 employees. The company was facing challenges in managing its inventory, production scheduling, order processing, and financial management. The company needed a solution that would enable them to manage its operations efficiently and effectively.
GOBI Technologies provided the following services for the migration and implementation of Dynamics 365 Business Central:
- Assessment: We conducted a needs assessment to understand the company's pain points, challenges, and requirements. We analyzed the company's operations, workflows, and data to identify areas for improvement.
- Solution Design: Based on the needs assessment, we designed a customized solution using Dynamics 365 Business Central to address the company's pain points and requirements. We designed the solution to optimize inventory management, production planning, order processing, and financial management. We also integrated Power BI for advanced reporting capabilities.
- Implementation: We implemented the Dynamics 365 Business Central solution, customized it to the company's requirements, and integrated it with the company's existing systems. We also provided training to the company's employees on how to use the new system.
- Migration: We migrated the company's data from its existing system to Dynamics 365 Business Central. We ensured that the required data was migrated accurately and without any loss.
- Training and Support: Our team provided hands-on training prior to go-live as well as ongoing Dynamics 365 support and management.
Why Business Central:
The implementation of Dynamics 365 Business Central has provided the following benefits to the manufacturing company:
- Improved Productivity: The solution has improved the company's productivity by streamlining operations, optimizing resource utilization, and improving production scheduling.
- Enhanced Inventory Management: The solution has enabled the company to manage its inventory more efficiently, optimize inventory levels, and reduce inventory costs.
- Improved Financial Management: The solution has enabled the company to manage its financial operations more efficiently, track expenses, and streamline financial reporting.
- Improved BOM Management: The solution has enabled the company to manage its bill of materials (BOM) more efficiently, ensuring the accurate tracking of components and reducing waste.
- Increased Customer Satisfaction: The solution has enabled the company to manage its sales and order processing more efficiently, track order status, and optimize order fulfillment. This has resulted in increased customer satisfaction.