This blog post is about the standard costing functionality of Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations (D365FO) which applies to direct labor costs. This functionality can be beneficial for labor-intensive companies as it allows for strict control of the cost for direct labor employees. By following this guide, you’ll understand the key point about standard direct labor cost setup in D365FO.
This post is also applicable for Dynamics AX 2012.
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Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations (D365FO) offers a great functionality which helps to control manufacturing costs. This functionality is standard costing. In this post, I’ll guide you through the key points needed to set up standard costing for direct materials.
The guide for AX 2012 is available here.
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MS Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations (aka D365FO) offers a very strong financial functionality. A company can collect financial data in different dimensions. For example collecting data for overhead expenses and adding a cost center for every ledger entry.
D365FO allows setting default values for different master records like products, vendors, customers, and so on. As an example, a cost center can be set on all finished goods items and materials consumed. These values go to the ledger by default.
In this post, I will show you how the default values go to the ledger. I use D365FO batch order functionality to demonstrate how it works. Continue reading “Financial dimension values flow in D365FO. Materials and batch order example”
You are serving a manufacturing company. You are in charge of implementation of standards costing by leveraging Dynamics AX 2012. You would like to gain insights of that functionality.
Then this blog post is for you. Continue reading “How to set up standard costing in AX 2012. Steps to follow for direct materials”
Every company wants to achieve a high level of profit. Costs of production is a factor that can easily destroy the plan. It can be tricky to control those costs as they depend on prices and quantities of materials used, cost and hours of labor involved, and overhead costs.
The solution to manage that control has been available since at least the 1920s. At that time standard costing was introduced. A standard costing system helps you to take over control of manufacturing costs. Implementation of standard costing by leveraging modern Information Technology makes this control much easier, more efficient, and more affordable. Continue reading “Standard costing. Or how to control costs of production”