Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have some doubts? Here are the answers to the FAQ to help you understand more about Dynamics 365 and land-based aquaculture (LBA).

Yes, Dynamics 365 serves as the entrance for Aquaculture 4.0 and comprehensive management of every operation. Dynamics 365 helps you identify weaknesses and solve them efficiently, monitor each process, cost, and transaction from beginning to end and facilitate the integration and centralization of every business area.

Recirculating Aquaculture Systems (RAS) are one of the most helpful ways to reduce seafood farming's environmental impact, making your aquaculture production sustainable. However, in order to have optimal RAS, you need a robust ERP that supports its functionalities. 

Microsoft Dynamics 365 has proven to be a powerful tool that optimizes RAS operations, delivering exceptional results cost-effectively.

Organizations can easily track all maintenance processes across their company with Dynamics 365, facilitating RAS maintenance tasks. This includes other elements within the maintenance process, such as faults, maintenance workers, and consumption of each maintenance work, as well as:


• Track all maintenance processes
• Facilitate RAS maintenance tasks
• Ease faults and maintenance workers' tasks
• Quickly track the consumption of each maintenance work

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What are the main challenges when using an aquaculture management system? 

The aquaculture business is in constant growth, facing persistent challenges in adopting efficient aquaculture management systems. Companies are lagging in technology adoption, resource management, and optimizing processes. 

Nowadays, the aquaculture sector is entering a new industrial era: Aquaculture 4.0 at a slow but steady pace. 

Some of the disruptive technologies that catalyze change are:

 

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How is Microsoft Dynamics 365 suitable for my aquaculture business? 

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Pangea understands these challenges and deploys industry-specific solutions to bring you operational excellence. We want to help you
by providing robust solutions and guiding you through a smooth transformation to deliver a successful implementation with
Microsoft Dynamics 365, which will serve as the entrance for Aquaculture 4.0.

Utilizing the centralized Dynamics 365 Ecosystem you will be able to:

Processes your business can improve by using Microsoft Dynamics 365

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Aquaculture
Dynamics 365
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01

Financials

Financials
01
  • Streamline and consolidate financial activities throughout businesses and countries while keeping the bottom
    line in check.
  • Utilize embedded reporting and forecasting analytics to centralize financial management.
  • Drive proactive financial management with credit management, bank management, revenue recognition, cash flow forecast, and more.
  • Keep up with changing regulatory requirements
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02

Travel
& Expense

Travel
& Expense
02
  • Create expense reports, request approvals, and receive reimbursements quickly.
  • Build an integrated workflow to keep payment information, import credit card transactions, and trace spent money.
  • Automate the reimbursement of travel expenses by defining expense policies
  • Use travel requisition to review and authorize expenses.
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03

Human
Resources

Human
Resources
03
  • Adapt to fluctuant expectations by creating an organizational structure that delivers better results.
  • Gain complete visibility of your team and enhance productivity with collaboration tools.
  • Allow your workers to thrive with suitable HR programs that allow them to do their best job.
  • Use data to optimize programs and bring better cost-efficient results.
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04

Product
Management

Product
Management
04
  • Manage your products according to trade agreements, costing methods, variants, and more.
  • Centralize product definition, categorization, and identifiers to manage business processes across your supply chain.
  • Track product lifecycle states of released products or product variants.
  • Configure product information to meet special requirements and improve product handling.
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05

Quality
Control

Quality
Control
05
  • Catch issues before they become catastrophes.
  • Create Quality Control checkpoints throughout your organization, from the receiving of feed to the final product’s packing.
  • Run diagnosis and schedule tasks to correct issues and prevent malfunctions.
  • Utilize historic data to check the effectiveness of prior quality methods.
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06

Procurement

Procurement
06
  • Centralize and manage purchase requisitions from each area of your organization.
  • Control the approval process and take advantage of consolidation opportunities.
  • Generate and confirm PO’s with your vendors to ensure the correct item at the agreed-upon price.
  • Unify data to further report and analyze to simplifying the procurement process.
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07

Warehouse
Management

Warehouse
Management
07
  • Track your inventory from purchase to consumption, manage movements, locations while minimizing picking errors.
  • Efficiently store, manage, and handle inventory across facilities.
  • Guarantee the traceability of the entire process from goods receipt to finished product delivery.
  • Handle all your production batches through harvesting, picking, packing, and customer delivery.
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08

Asset
Management

Asset
Management
08
  • Generate work orders and maintenance requests for your equipment, ensuring you minimize downtime and maintain productivity.
  • Keep track of your company’s assets easily and effectively.
  • Avoid the risk of generating additional charges to your maintenance plans and jobs by forecasting maintenance costs.
  • Integrate with fixed assets to get an accurate view of work orders for related maintenance assets costs.
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09

Master
Planning

Master
Planning
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  • Provide your team with the ability to plan into the future your item and personal requirements.
  • Automatically generate purchase orders while ensuring production never stops.
  • Simulate different planning strategies to implement company policies, such as internal performance or customer satisfaction.
  • Predict demand from sales orders and authorize forecasts to be used in planning processes.
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10

Production
Control

Production
Control
10
  • From egg to harvest, track all inputs such as feed, oxygen, and labor while capturing accurate costs throughout the process.
  • Perform biomass harvesting in the most efficient way possible by complete control over production plans and the execution of planned activities.
  • Allow users to prepare all the production processes and keep track of their performance.
  • Generate reports with cost information and resources consumed by the different parts of the harvesting process.
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11

Harvesting
& Packing

Harvesting
& Packing
11
  • Calculate harvesting and packing costs providing further visibility into profitability.
  • Configure and validate your packing process to pack products into containers.
  • Enable warehouse workers to pick products from the storage locations and move them to a packing station to check the item quantities and types.
  • Track fully packed containers ready to ship from outbound docks to its destination.
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12

Blockchain

Blockchain
12
  • Track your product from egg to the client providing visibility and confidence in your operations.
  • Provide accurate provenance attestation from product to farming techniques and storage conditions to increase loyalty amongst customers.
  • Ensure the quality and safety of the product by ensuring correct handling and transportation with IoT.
  • Gain real-time visibility of products to increase assurance, quality, and safety of goods.
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13

Transportation

Transportation
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  • Get your product to market and client while tracking transportation costs.
  • Identify vendor and routing solutions for inbound and outbound orders.
  • Create transportation plans based on orders or shipments according to your company’s needs.
  • Provide a load building strategy or volume-based load building strategy to specify the load template’s height and weight values.
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14

Sales &
Marketing

Sales &
Marketing
14
  • Give your salespeople the power to sell with confidence by providing easy access to historical customer data.
  • Create personalized customer engagements to ensure better responses and results.
  • Make more informed decisions with AI insights based on customer interaction.
  • Unify customer data to increase demand and deliver an excellent customer experience.
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15

Customer
Portal

Customer
Portal
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  • Create customer confidence in your product by allowing your clients to view their sales history.
  • Provide water reports, harvest reports, feed tracking lot info, and many other metrics.
  • Build an external website that communicates order processing information to customers.
  • Integrate inventory, customer demand, and sales into a single environment.

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