Dynamics 365 for Manufacturing: What Solution is Better?

We decided to come back to the good old topic: what Dynamics 365 Solution is better for manufacturing – D365 F&O or D365 BC?

Here we are sharing a quick Dynamics 365 F&O and BC Comparison table of the features that are related to manufacturing functions and processes.


Lately, products in the Microsoft Dynamics family have grown in terms of new functions and features.

Therefore, which of those multiple solutions is the best for manufacturing industry? When wearing consulting hat the answer is simple – the desired business solution is the one that covers required company‘s processes the best.

To make it easier for you to make your decision, we want to help to go through first round of selection quicker – which solution to consider first.

BOM Yes Yes
Resources Yes Yes
Route Yes Yes
Formula for process manufacturing Yes No
Batch attributes and active ingredient Yes No
Co- and by-products Yes No
Catch weight products Yes No
Batch tracking Yes Yes
Production order planning Yes Yes
Gantt chart for production scheduleplans Yes, if the plan is prepared for particularly limited capability resources No
Operations’ sequencing of productionorders Yes No
Material availability check onproduction orders Yes – a separate workplace Yes – by the means of MRP
Full cycle of production order statuses– from the beginning till the end Yes Yes
Production floor manager’s workplacewith a possibility to manage theproduction operations Yes Yes
Production floor execution interfacefor an employee to register theoperations and review the instructions Yes No
Employee’s reports on malfunctioningequipment Yes No
Production performed based on theLEAN principals Yes No
KANBAN boards Yes No
Quality control process on finishingthe product, finishing co- or by-products, and performing theoperation Yes No
IoT panel for monitoring the sentequipment status Yes – employing other Microsoft solutions in combination No
Equipment (assets) maintenance and repairs integrated with production timetables Yes – in case the repairmen’s works are accounted in the same company No
Configurable products for MTO andATO production strategy Yes, using the D365F&O product configurator No

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