Unlocking your investment through Lean Manufacturing in Dynamics AX

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Unlocking your investment through Lean Manufacturing in Dynamics AX

Lean Manufacturing in AX2009 and AX2012 offer manufacturing companies a wide toolkit to help streamline internal and supply chain processes across the organization.  Is your company utilizing Lean concepts on the floor?  Are you trying to support these Lean processes using traditional discrete manufacturing in AX?  

Many companies and partners are unaware of the capabilities of Lean inside of Dynamics AX.  eBECS are experts in understanding your companies business processes and helping to unlock the features of the Lean module in AX to help achieve business goals including reducing inventory; streamlining the supply chain; increasing visibility; and reducing lead times to achieve real customer value.  

If you have Microsoft Dynamics AX2012 you already have the functionality required for the following Lean features:

  • Kanban Management
  • Capable to Promise to provide realistic delivery dates to the customer 
  • Making to order (MTO) utilizing Sales event Kanbans 
  • Kanban quantity calculations to maintain Kanban levels
  • Subcontracting for outside processes
  • Value stream financial reporting

If you have Microsoft Dynamics AX2009, you can activate the Lean license to unlock the following Lean features:

  • Kanban Management
  • ATP to Promise to provide realistic delivery dates to the customer
  • Making to order (MTO) utilizing Lean order schedules 
  • Kanban quantity calculations to maintain Kanban levels
  • Subcontracting for outside processes
  • Sales schedules to communicate with customers 
  • Purchase Kanban Management 
  • Value stream financial reporting

Challenges faced by companies:

  • Education: Not knowing the feature set of what is available as part of Microsoft Dynamics AX offering.
  • Discovering Fit: Understanding if AX Lean is right for your organization and in what areas it could provide benefit.
  • Planning next steps: Figuring out what the logical first and sequential steps should be to help your organization achieve its goals with the Lean module in AX. 

What can eBECS offer your organization?

eBECS will work with you to unlock the existing investment you have made with Microsoft Dynamics AX by assessing your business processes with your operations team. eBECS will provide Lean experts to conduct a two-step process remotely with your team as part of a ‘unlock your investment’ workshop and create a roadmap for you to help articulate this benefit to the wider organization. The 1st step will be an introductory call with your operations team to understand your business at a high level in the following areas:

  • Manufacturing
  • Supply Chain
  • Planning
  • Forecasting

The 2nd step will be a remote web meeting taking what was learned and demonstrating the tools that could be used as part of Dynamics AX to optimize these achieving your business goals as well as a recommendation of next steps.

eBECS have helped many organizations utilize the AX Lean toolset to achieve their goals.

PS: This two-step remote workshop is offered FOC, normally charged at $1000, that’s a 100% saving.

Please contact eBECS for your Lean workshop next steps.

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