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Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central

Migrate from Dynamics GP to Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central for Manufacturing

Upgrade your existing Dynamics GP solution to a cloud-based ERP solution, Dynamics 365 Business Central that will enable you to better manage your finances as well as the operational side of your business.

Migrate to Business Central today

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Manufacturing Suite

Dynamics 365 Business Central for Manufacturing offers a complete solution and a gourmet of functionalities to manage your manufacturing process in the most efficient way ever. Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central is the next generation of business in the cloud that solves real problems and delivers real value, helping your team make the most of every minute.


Work wherever your business takes you, with full capabilities on desktop, tablet, or mobile, on premises or in the cloud, across Windows, macOS, Android, and iOS devices.


Better manage your cash flow, bank reconciliations, fixed assets, budgeting, and project costing while shortening cycle times with the late payment–prediction extension.


Use built-in reports, Excel, or Microsoft Power BI and unlimited data dimensions to get real-time cash flow, identify financial patterns, analyse trends, and improve business planning.


Define raw materials, subassemblies, or resources as a bill of materials that
comprises a finished product or a kit.


Set up bins and zones in Business Central to reflect the layout of your
warehouse, including its racks and shelves.

Looking to migrate from Microsoft Dynamics GP to Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central?

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We’re your GP Migration Experts

Migrate Dyamics GP to Business Central

Deciding to leave Dynamics GP is bitter sweet. Microsoft is planning to sunset Dynamics GP! Many companies lately are talking about moving their systems to the cloud. We have also witnessed this shift for several years now, helping customers move their essential systems and financial data to solutions such as Business Central.

For clients with a desire and a business case for change, migrating to the cloud with Dynamics 365 Business Central (SaaS Cloud) or Dynamics 365 Business Central (On-premise and a Private Cloud) will be an exciting and rewarding business transformation journey.

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Why are Businesses Migrating from Dynamics GP to Dynamics 365 Business Central?

Boost scalability and flexibility


of businesses report a benefit of greater flexibility and scalability in the cloud

Increased Security


more likely of a ransomware attack or data breach running outdated versions of software

Greater Cost Savings


decrease in operational costs by migrating and modernizing your financial software

Implementation ROI


higher costs when implementing on-premise costs vs. Dynamics 365 Business Central

Why is Business Central suited for manufacturing?

Implement manufacturing processes according to plan in agile and
complex environments with Dynamics 365 Business Central

Full Manufacturing capabilities

  • Production Orders
  • Version Management
  • Agile Manufacturing
  • Supply Planning
  • Demand Forecasting
  • Capacity Planning
  • Machine Centers
  • Finite Loading
  • Assembly Management
  • Production Bill of Materials

Full Jobs capabilities

  • Invoicing
  • Capacity Management
  • Multiple Costs
  • Estimates
  • Tasks
  • Resources


We align our success with our clients success

Our client centering approach delivers client satisfaction consistently.

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Hosting Legacy On-Premise or IaaS via Azure or AWS (not Included) Microsoft Cloud w/Hybrid On-Premise Deployment
Licensing Cost 3 Users – $5K USD then $65/user/month – Perpetual Cost $70 USD user/month
Upgrade & Update Costs Free service pack updates for GP 2019 October release and later. Earlier GP versions — manual upgrades $10-50K per update. Free, Automatic and Customization Proof
Power BI & Reporting – Significant Effort – Management Reporter and Jet Reports – Minimal Effort – Leverage account scheduling and analysis views as well as jet reports.
Payroll – YES – YES through AppSource
Budgeting Excel based Import Budgets. Create multiple budgets for financials, revisions, analysis, and dimensional reporting.
Salesforce/Dynamics 365 Sales CRM Integration – YES – Significant Effort – YES – Significant Effort
GL Account Structure Multiple Segments for Structure Dimensional Chart of Accounts
Purchase Orders PO creation, separate inventory receipt, Requisitions, and 3-way PO invoice matching. PO creation, separate inventory receipt, and 3-way PO invoice matching. Does not have requisitions.

Ready to Switch to Dynamics 365 Business Central
Transform your Dynamics GP data to Dynamics 365 with our Business Central migration toolkit

Cost to Migrate from Dynamics GP to Dynamics 365 Business Central

Essentials and Premium editions of Dynamics 365 Business Central (Navision) are available (Premium simply gives an additional layer of functionality for manufacturing and service order management). Whether you choose Essentials or Premium, there are two types of users –
‘Full’ and ‘Team Member’

Business Central
Team Members

Per user/month

  • Read and Approve
  • Run all reports
  • Employee Self Serve

Business Central

Per user/month

  • Financial Management
  • Inventory Management
  • Sales Order Management
  • Purchase Order Management
  • Project Management
  • Additional Capabilities

Business Central

Per user/month

  • Financial Management
  • Inventory Management
  • Sales Order Management
  • Purchase Order Management
  • Project Management
  • Service Management
  • Manufacturing
  • Additional Capabilities

Full Users

These users require access to Dynamics 365 Business Central’s feature-rich business applications. Salespeople, customer service representatives, finance employees, financial controllers, and supply chain managers are examples of Full Users.

Team Member Users

These users will be able to access data in the system and perform minor activities such as time or expense input and HR record modifications, but they will not be able to make any system postings.

Do you want better insight into your business?

Gain insight into your business with
Power BI Integration in Dynamics 365 Business Central

Be informed: Always in real time

Instantly know when your business needs attention with real-time PowerBI dashboards. Solve problems as they occur and seize opportunities as they arise.

All your data, whenever you need it

Cloud services, streaming data, and on-premises databases — no matter where your data lives or what form it’s in, you get a holistic view of the key metrics for your business.

Fully integrated to Microsoft Dynamics 365

Connect your PowerBI directly to the Business Central databases so that you can have access to your information at all times in real-time.

Build custom dashboards to meet your specific needs

Start with the basic preconfigured reports and as your team grows, easily create and give them access to the information they need based on real-time data in the system.

Why Choose MetaOption As Your Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Partner?

As a reputed Dynamics 365 Business Central partner MetaOption has expertise working with the older versions of Dynamics NAV. Our experienced Dynamics 365 consultants will assist you in utilizing the features of Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central and at the same time optimize your business to render exceptional results.

  • Trusted Dynamics 365 Business Central Partner
  • Experts in Microsoft Business Central Practice
  • Previous experience in working with Dynamics 365 Business Central
  • Multiple Business Central Implementation Packages – Quick start, Rapid & Advanced models
  • Cost Effective Implementation Approach
  • Certified Business Central Professionals with 15+ year’s of experience
  • Stellar Customer References

Dynamics 365
Business Central Strategy

MetaOption Dynamics 365 Business Central consultants will assist you to create an operative strategy so as to utilize Dynamics 365 Business Central efficiently for your operations, service, sales, and accounting.

Implement Dynamics 365 Business Central In Your Business

Our experienced team will successfully execute the Dynamics 365 Business Central platform into your business and make sure the effective utilization of tools all through your business.

Upgrade/Migrate Your Old or Existing Accounting Software

Upgrade to Dynamics 365 Business Central from Dynamics NAV, Microsoft Dynamics GP, QuickBooks and Sage for accounting solutions. Outdated solutions are no longer effective for your well-developed business.

Dynamics 365
Business Central Support

At MetaOption, our certified Business Central consultants work with you to make sure you are utilizing Dynamics 365 Business Central and ensure you are using it rightly so as to improve profits in your business.

Frequently Asked Questions

Dynamics 365 Business Central is an all-in-one cloud-based ERP solution optimized for accounting and finance functions.

Yes, data-wise there will not be any problem. The customizations in your current system can be carried over as extensions. Business Central is a modern business platform that you can extend and customize to fit your specific needs with little to no code development.

There are various options to migrate from GP to Business Central. Based on your business positioning, our certified team of experts will suggest you the best way to migrate. Talk to our experts now.

Dynamics 365 Business Central has Essentials and Premium. Two different packaged with unique functionalities. If you want to know which one fits your business the best, talk to our experts and get a free assessment.


Extend the power of Business Central with MetaOption Dynamics 365 Business Central Extensions



  • Project Estimation
  • Project Status Tracking
  • Prospect Identification
  • Complete Project Cost Visibility
  • Resource Allocation


Document Management System

  • Drag & Drop documents from Outlook
  • Document Storage
  • Document Search
  • Document Accessibility
  • Seamless Integrations
  • Document Sharing
  • Disaster Recovery


Advanced Warehouse Management System

  • Bin
  • License Plating
  • 1D/2D Barcode and Label Printing
  • Put Away and Pick
  • Cycle Counting
  • Warehouse Receipt and Shipping
  • Shipping with Integration to Multiple Carriers


Packing and Shipping Solution

  • Order Processing
  • Shipment Tracking
  • Carrier Integration
  • Shipping Label Generation
  • Multi-Carrier Support
  • Rate Shopping
  • Address Validation
  • Return Management
  • Warehouse Integration
  • Reporting and Analytics

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