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Production optimization with Power Automate and Dynamics 365

Power Automate

In today's digital world, companies are constantly striving to optimize their processes and make them more efficient. One way to achieve this goal is to integrate Microsoft Power Automate with Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central. This combination enables the automation of various production processes, resulting in improved efficiency and accuracy.

What is Power Automate

Power Automate allows users to create automated processes using Flows. A flow is a series of actions that are executed when a specific event occurs. For example, a flow can be configured to automatically send an email when a new item is added to a SharePoint list, or to display a notification on the smartphone when a certain condition is met in a CRM system is.

The strength of Power Automate lies in its flexibility and versatility. It offers a wide range of integrations with other Microsoft applications such as Microsoft 365, Dynamics 365, SharePoint, Teams and Outlook, as well as third-party services such as Salesforce, Google Drive and Twitter. This allows users to create complex workflows that seamlessly share data between different applications, improving collaboration and communication within their organizations.

Another notable feature of Power Automate is the ability to automate business processes through the use of templates. These templates provide pre-built flows for common use cases across different industries and functions that users can quickly customize and use to meet their own needs.

Overall, Power Automate provides an easy-to-use way to automate workflows and increase productivity by allowing users to save time and focus on more important tasks.

The power of Power Automate and Dynamics 365 Business Central

The integration of Microsoft Power Automate into Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central offers companies numerous opportunities to improve their production processes and increase their competitiveness. By automating repetitive tasks, companies can not only save time and resources, but also relieve their employees of monotonous tasks so that they can concentrate on more demanding tasks.

Example 1: Optimize order processing

A typical production process involves the regular ordering of raw materials and materials. By setting up a Power Automate flow, Dynamics 365 Business Central can automatically trigger orders when inventory of certain materials falls below a set threshold. This eliminates manual intervention and ensures that raw materials are reordered in a timely manner to avoid production downtime.

Example 2: Quality assurance and traceability

Quality assurance is a crucial aspect in production. With Power Automate, Dynamics 365 Business Central can be configured to automatically collect production data and monitor for quality issues. If necessary, alerts can be automatically generated to notify quality management and ensure product traceability.

Other benefits of integration

  • Scalability: The solution is scalable and can be adapted to individual requirements and company growth.

  • Cost savings: Automating processes leads to a reduction in errors and associated costs, as well as more efficient use of resources.

  • Better decision making: By integrating Power Automate with Dynamics 365 Business Central, decision makers gain access to real-time data, resulting in more informed decisions.


Overall, it can be said that Power Automate offers an extremely cost-effective solution for automating business processes. By leveraging low-code development, companies can save time and money by allowing them to create complex workflows without extensive programming knowledge. The ability to quickly and easily customize flows provides businesses with flexibility and allows them to adapt to ever-changing needs.


Our experts are available to help you develop and customize flows. With their specialist knowledge and experience, they can develop tailor-made solutions for your specific requirements. We invite you to contact us and schedule an appointment to learn how Power Automate can advance your business.

Power Automate and Dynamics 365 Business Central FAQ

Can custom workflows be created with Power Automate and Dynamics 365 Business Central?

Yes, Power Automate provides an easy-to-use interface for creating custom workflows that integrate seamlessly with Dynamics 365 Business Central.

Can Power Automate also automate complex processes in Dynamics 365 Business Central?

How is security guaranteed when using Power Automate and Dynamics 365 Business Central?

Can I also integrate external applications into my production processes with Power Automate?

How can I start implementing Power Automate in Dynamics 365 Business Central?

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