Equipment Manufacturing

A heavy duty business needs a heavy duty Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software that meets their specific needs. Using a business solution software for heavy equipment manufacturing delivers a comprehensive view of your customers, raw material and finished good inventory, your suppliers, sub-contractors, production scheduling with strong financials to make reporting fast and accurate.  As a heavy equipment manufacturer you need more than just an accounting system. You need an ERP system that can handle a complex mixture of planning for production, costing, project management, customer service and reporting.  Because of the functions needed to manage all the areas of the business, some heavy equipment manufacturers resort to using multiple business management software systems to handle each area of need.   There are all-in-one ERP and CRM solutions that have been made with industrial manufacturers in mind, such as Acumatica and Dynamics AX / Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations.  Whether you need it to Make to Stock, Make to Order, or a combination of both, our software has the strong manufacturing modules you need along with an in-depth CRM and financial modules to cover all your areas of the business.

“Clients First interviewed our users and analyzed what we were doing to understand the current condition quickly and enabled us to implement quick wins that were immediately impactful to the operation.”

Ben Green at Orion Energy Systems – Orion Energy Solutions manufactures energy efficient lighting systems and retrofit lighting solutions.

Dynamics AX / Dynamics 365 Operations has a heavy duty foundation that assists industrial equipment manufacturers with improved and streamlined processes including a CAD integration which can result in quickly designing new products and getting them ready for distribution with a known cost to produce.   Customer service will improve at all points of the manufacturing process from concept to distribution with management visibility using the role based dashboards, workflows and alerts inherent to Dynamics AX / Dynamics 365 Operations.

All of our ERP software gives you the option to on-premise deployment, Dynamics 365 Enterprise for Operations is the Cloud deployment.  Let us help you decide which deployment is best for your manufacturing organization.

Dynamics AX/ Dynamics 365 Enterprise Operations for Equipment Manufacturers Offers These Processes

Dynamics AX Discrete Manufacturing Features

ERP Features for Heavy Equipment Manfacturers Include:

  • Product Configurator
  • Product Change Management
  • Lean Manufacturing Capabilities
  • Customer and supply chain visibility
  • Contract and Supplier Management
  • Subcontracting
  • Resource Planning
  • Material and Capacity Planning
  • Production Scheduling and Sequencing
  • Routing
  • Shop Floor Control
  • Multi Site Warehouse Management
  • Tracking and Tracing
  • Demand Planning
  • Master Planning (ATP, CTP)
  • Quality Management and More
  • CADLink Integration
  • Heavy Equipment Repair

Download the full list of features Dynamics AX / 365 for Operations Fact Sheet

Clients First Knows Manufacturing

At Clients First, we are committed to help customers harness the true power of business software for the heavy equipment manufacturing industry.  Combining extensive knowledge, specialized skills, practical implementation experience, and willingness to go beyond boundaries with proper support elements, our dedicated professionals meet the needs of our clients, delivering exceptional results every time.

Whether you are considering a first-time ERP implementation, or you are looking into replacing your current system with a more advanced version, we invite you to contact us at Clients First. Our practice has offices locally in Dallas Fort Worth, Texas, with consultants worldwide.

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