Webinar: Pacejet and Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations Demo

Join us June 5th to find out how Pacejet along with your Dynamics AX 2012, or Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations can streamline your shipping processes and more! What is Pacejet? The Pacejet shipping software platform integrates with freight, parcel, and more in one multi-carrier solution that saves you time and money and is integrated to Dynamics [...]

2018-05-18T15:51:13+00:00 May 18th, 2018|Distribution, Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations, Microsoft Dynamics AX|Comments Off on Webinar: Pacejet and Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations Demo

Adding a Field to a Form in Microsoft Dynamics AX

Adding a Field to a Form in Microsoft Dynamics AX How to add fields to forms in Dynamics AX (Formally Axapta) The purpose of this blog is to give a brief overview of the process by which a user can add a field, whether it is a database field or a method, to an AX [...]

2018-05-18T15:37:50+00:00 May 18th, 2018|Microsoft Dynamics AX|Comments Off on Adding a Field to a Form in Microsoft Dynamics AX

Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012– The New Reporting Engine

AX 2012 – New Reporting Functionality In Dynamics AX 2012 (Formally known as Axapta), extensive changes have been made in the area of reporting. SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) is the primary platform for reporting in the new version. The Report Development Environment in AX is easier to work with as it is now fully [...]

2011-06-24T15:15:07+00:00 June 24th, 2011|Microsoft Dynamics AX|Comments Off on Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012– The New Reporting Engine

Inventory Control Software–Tools to Optimize your Warehouse

Inventory Control Software – How does it help you manage your warehouse? Inventory Control Software is computer software and systems that are designed to keep track of the products that you stock in warehouses.  Usually the warehouses are owned by the company, but sometimes they can be third party logistics (3pl) locations as well.  This [...]

2011-06-13T15:53:46+00:00 June 13th, 2011|Distribution, Made-to-Order Manufacturing, Microsoft Dynamics AX, Microsoft Dynamics NAV, SAP Business One|Comments Off on Inventory Control Software–Tools to Optimize your Warehouse

Key Features and Benefits of the Dynamics AX 2009 Food and Beverage Solution — Part 1

by:  Donald Clark CFPIM, CSCP People in the food and beverage industry already know that “standard” ERP systems can be less than ideal when it comes to product definitions, production management and materials management.  The Dynamics AX 2009 Food and Beverage Solution changes all of that.  It was designed with industry-specific functionality and capability that [...]

2011-05-19T14:41:29+00:00 May 19th, 2011|Distribution, Made-to-Stock Manufacturing, Microsoft Dynamics AX|Comments Off on Key Features and Benefits of the Dynamics AX 2009 Food and Beverage Solution — Part 1

Dynamics AX 2009 Food and Beverage Solution – Formula and Recipe Management

by:  Donald Clark CFPIM, CSCP Companies in the food and beverage industry have software needs that are unlike those found in other manufacturing companies.  One of these needs is managing their formulas and recipes. Many times when we talk to prospects that produce food products, we hear the same thing about how they manage formulas [...]

2011-05-18T14:10:23+00:00 May 18th, 2011|Made-to-Stock Manufacturing, Microsoft Dynamics AX|Comments Off on Dynamics AX 2009 Food and Beverage Solution – Formula and Recipe Management

Dynamics AX 2009 Food and Beverage Solution — Catch Weight

by:  Donald Clark CFPIM, CSCP I worked with a company once who had an interesting problem.  They are a frozen foods distributor selling into institutions like schools and hospitals.  A product they sell a great deal is frozen chicken breasts that come in large cases.   Managing a seemingly simple product like this actually caused them [...]

2011-05-18T13:01:41+00:00 May 18th, 2011|Made-to-Stock Manufacturing, Microsoft Dynamics AX|Comments Off on Dynamics AX 2009 Food and Beverage Solution — Catch Weight

What is Sales and Operations Planning and Why Should we Worry About it?

By:  Donald Clark CFPIM, CSCP Balancing demand with supply is the basic objective of every single enterprise.  This is easy to state but as it turns out, not so simple in practice.  Some organizations meet this balance well, while others survive through crisis management. Those that do not bring supply and demand into balance suffer [...]

2010-05-24T14:30:14+00:00 May 24th, 2010|Industry Insights, Made-to-Order Manufacturing, Made-to-Stock Manufacturing, Microsoft Dynamics AX|Comments Off on What is Sales and Operations Planning and Why Should we Worry About it?

Lean ERP – An Oxymoron?

By:  Donald Clark CFPIM, CSCP By now, everyone has probably heard of, and many implemented, the concepts of “Lean”.  You know – analyzing your processes, finding and eliminating waste, implementing Kanban methodology and pull systems, adopting Heijunka scheduling techniques and the like – these are what most people think of when they think of Lean. [...]

2010-05-24T14:15:53+00:00 May 24th, 2010|Industry Insights, Made-to-Order Manufacturing, Made-to-Stock Manufacturing, Microsoft Dynamics AX|Comments Off on Lean ERP – An Oxymoron?

FRx vs. (versus) Microsoft Managment Reporter

FRxBuzz, a blog about all things FRx has done a shootout between FRx and it’s soon to be replacment Microsoft Management Reporter This was the first time I really looked at this new product and I was surprised and happy to learn that it’s still VERY similar to FRx and not a complete redesign.  It’s [...]

2010-04-23T07:51:12+00:00 April 23rd, 2010|Microsoft Dynamics AX, Microsoft Dynamics NAV|Comments Off on FRx vs. (versus) Microsoft Managment Reporter

Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 Food and Beverage Solution

Adapting standard ERP applications to the demanding needs of food and beverage producers and distributors is usually quite a chore.  Work-around processes, add-in modules and continued reliance on spreadsheets are the orders of the day. Microsoft has changed all of that through the introduction of its Food and Beverage Solution for Dynamics AX 2009.  This [...]

2010-03-23T11:35:17+00:00 March 23rd, 2010|Microsoft Dynamics AX|Comments Off on Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 Food and Beverage Solution

Continuing Education Keeps our Consultants Sharp and Value High

An important part of being a good reseller lies in the skill set of its consultants.  The management and consulting teams at Clients First Business Solutions are true believers in the value of education and prove it by continually honing their knowledge and skill sets We stay current on Microsoft Dynamics and Sage Software product [...]

2010-03-13T14:17:59+00:00 March 13th, 2010|Microsoft Dynamics AX|Comments Off on Continuing Education Keeps our Consultants Sharp and Value High

Credit Card Security Standards- An Overview Video

Wayne Shulz of Shulz Consulting found this very informative video on Credit Card Industry security requirements and how it applies to Sage MAS90 and MAS200.  It really applies to any application that electronically process credit cards however.

2010-02-08T10:24:21+00:00 February 8th, 2010|Industry Insights, Microsoft Dynamics AX, Microsoft Dynamics NAV, SAP Business One|Comments Off on Credit Card Security Standards- An Overview Video

Dynamics AX 2009 Technology Enables User Experience Customization

Dynamics AX 2009’ technology provides the capability for users to modify screens easily in Dynamics AX 2009 to meet their requirements and make their jobs easier to perform and data entry much more efficient. Here is a screenshot of a standard Dynamics AX 2009 customer record screen, showing the general tab: The user may find [...]

2009-10-05T12:54:37+00:00 October 5th, 2009|Microsoft Dynamics AX|Comments Off on Dynamics AX 2009 Technology Enables User Experience Customization

Dynamics AX 2009 Audit Trails Enable Tight Control

Companies often times experience the need to figure out what changed in one of their records, who changed it and when.  This can be a laborious, even impossible, task in many systems.  Dynamics AX 2009 , through its audit trail capability, enables companies to automatically track changes made in the system and quickly identify who [...]

2009-09-24T12:53:31+00:00 September 24th, 2009|Microsoft Dynamics AX|1 Comment

Dynamics AX 2009 Workflows Automate Business Processes

Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 features a powerful workflow capability that allows companies to mirror their business processes in the system and then automate those processes. Here are a few examples of workflow templates that come with Dynamics AX (Formerlly Axapta) 2009 and how you can use them to automate and control your processes. Purchase Requisition [...]

2009-09-17T13:12:22+00:00 September 17th, 2009|Microsoft Dynamics AX|Comments Off on Dynamics AX 2009 Workflows Automate Business Processes