Version 1.4 of Visual Advanced Production Scheduler for Dynamics 365 BC

Posted by Ute Gillet on Dec 21, 2020 10:24:58 AM

Just in time for Christmas we can present you with the release of  version 1.4 of the Visual Advanced Production Scheduler (VAPS), the only available finite capacity scheduler that fully integrates with the manufacturing module of Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central.

As always, the complete release information can be found in the respective release notes. Moreover, the new version will be  available in AppSource soon.

Now, make yourself comfortable, have some Christmas cookies and enjoy reading about the new features ;-).

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Release 1.9 of VPS and VJS for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central

Posted by Ute Gillet on Dec 21, 2020 10:19:32 AM

Shortly before the Christmas break we stick to our promise of offering you regular releases of our extensions for visual planning in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central and present you with version 1.9 of both  the Visual Production Scheduler (VPS) and the Visual Jobs Scheduler (VJS). Version 1.9. 

As always, the complete release information can be found in the respective notes for VPS and VJS. Moreover, both new versions will be  available in AppSource soon.

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How visual production scheduling enables you to manage rush orders

Posted by Ute Gillet on Dec 14, 2020 2:45:00 PM

Does the following sound familiar to you? An important customer calls and places a very urgent order - a so-called "boss order" - which needs to be squeezed in.

If yes, the key questions and problems arising from this are also more than familiar to you: "What will be the impact on the overall schedule? Will it be possible at all or will my nice and smooth schedule which I had until a minute ago will become completely shot up? Will all the other customers will be angry?"

In this situation, your head will be spinning and, let's be honest, the ERP system you're using, mostly leaves you "standing in the rain".

If you are only too familiar with everything I described so far, and your ERP system is Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central,  I really recommend you read this post where I present a possible solution in the form of our Visual Advanced Production Scheduler (VAPS)  -  the only available finite capacity scheduler which is built in such a way that it fully integrates with the manufacturing module of Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central

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How to set up standard Business Central options to work best with the VAPS

Posted by Ute Gillet on Dec 10, 2020 10:10:27 AM

We are quite proud of the fact that our Visual Advanced Production Scheduler (VAPS)  is the only available finite capacity scheduler which is built in such a way that it fully integrates with the manufacturing module of Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central. It is our aspiration that both products – Business Central and VAPS – truly work hand in hand. However, the VAPS is a much younger product and as of now it does not support every standard Business Central manufacturing functionality - yet. This concerns a few BC fields that we have compiled in this blog post for you together with the recommended settings.

Be assured that in the process of constantly enhancing the VAPS, this list will simultaneously get shorter and shorter. 

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Easily identify bottlenecks with Gantt Charts in Business Central

Posted by Lawin Ileto on Dec 8, 2020 2:15:00 PM

Bottlenecks are common occurrences that happen in any industry that work with limited capacity. In general, the existence of bottlenecks could lead to stalls in production, supply overstock, issues with customers and issues with employees. This blog post shows how visual scheduling can help you identify bottlenecks in production when you work with Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central.

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Release 1.8 of VPS and VJS for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central

Posted by Ute Gillet on Oct 5, 2020 1:49:52 PM

The summer break is long ago again and you will be back in your (home) offices again. I hope you had a nice and restful holiday and are all still well.

We at NETRONIC are back at work at full steam and can already present you with a new version of both the Visual Production Scheduler (VPS) and the Visual Jobs Scheduler (VJS). Version 1.8, as well as its versions before, offers some nice new features.

As always, the complete release information can be found in the respective notes for VPS and VJS. Moreover, both new versions will be  available in AppSource soon.

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Release 1.3 of Visual Advanced Production Scheduler for Dynamics 365 BC

Posted by Ute Gillet on Oct 5, 2020 1:48:01 PM

Is it really only three months ago that we released version 1.2 of the Visual Advanced Production Scheduler (VAPS), the only available finite capacity scheduler that fully integrates with the manufacturing module of Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central?  Time flies and here's already the next new version! We have been really busy and are now able to offer you a whole lot of new and powerful features.

So sit back and see what version 1.3 has to offer.

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Using Excel when it comes to D365 BC Manufacturing -pros and cons

Posted by Kerstin Sieckmann on Sep 24, 2020 11:00:33 AM

Is Excel a suitable add-on tool to support the production scheduling in a company? Many manufacturing companies using the EPR System Microsoft Dynamic 365 Business Central including the Manufacturing module will answer this question with a clear yes. They work with it and have come to terms with its minor and major shortcomings. But is Excel really a suitable tool for reliable and optimal production scheduling ? What are the dangers of using Excel to manage your production in Microsoft Dynamics 365 BC? That's what this blog post is all about.

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