Maximizing customer value, minimizing waste

Manufacturing covers a lot of territory. Under the two basic divisions, discrete and process, are numerous subcategories and delineations within those categories.

We have specific experience and expertise across the individual categories. At the same time, we realize there are certain tenets that are relevant for almost all manufacturing organizations. Those include the need to create more value from fewer resources and the desire to transform and scale your business to harvest market opportunities as efficiently as possible.

We understand the trends and challenges facing the industry. And that, combined with our deep manufacturing experience and proven tools, makes us well qualified to help you transform and scale your business.

“Avanade and Microsoft were able to bring us from a paper-based company to a digital company.”

Raphael Tagliani CIO, Emile Egger

Our approach will guide you through your digital transformation

Based on many years of implementations in the manufacturing sector, we have developed assets that complement the Microsoft product suite. Our process-centric approach is focused on delivering unified platforms and guiding you through your digital transformation.

We’ll work with you to devise a single, intuitive system that drives efficiencies, improves capacity and boosts revenue.

For process manufacturing, we can help you:
  • Guarantee precise formulas and recipes during batch production.
  • Easily manage production, pricing and shipping of related, joint and byproducts.
  • Administer product expiry dates in bulk at the touch of a button.
  • Take advantage of First-Expired-First-Out (FEFO) capabilities to ensure suitable product picking.
  • Track batches and comply with legal requirements in the event of a product recall.

For discrete manufacturing, we can help you:

  • Oversee global production of standard-series products.
  • Kick-start demand-driven production in response to sales orders.
  • Manufacture bespoke products to customer specifications.
  • Reduce unnecessary stockpiling of in-demand items.
  • Streamline customer service with accessible insights and reporting based on master data.

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Our global expertise

Avanade is a joint venture between Microsoft and Accenture. Our combined industry, strategic and technical expertise means we understand the complexities of the manufacturing industry.


Transforming businesses into digital enterprises, whatever the industry.

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