Automotive Solution: AUTOCONNECT

Unlock Greater Business Value

Automotive suppliers are responsible for managing many processes, including RFQ responses, sales proposals, multi-period forecasting, product design, production planning, financial analysis and more. At the same, they’re expected to proactively discover ways to cut costs, win more bids, and create accurate forecasts…which can be overwhelming at the very least.

To unlock new business value and manage processes effectively, Automotive Suppliers need dynamic manufacturing solutions to connect equipment, analyze data, visualize information and integrate people and processes to be empowered to make educated, immediate business decisions.

The Solution

AutoCONNECT, our Automotive Supplier solution, manages sales, finance and manufacturing needs within a single, modern automotive solution built on the Microsoft Dynamics 365 platform.

Providing support within Dynamics 365 for Sales and management workstreams that are critical to automotive business processes, AutoCONNECT provides capabilities and workflows specific to the requirements of the automotive industry.

The Results

20% Increase in Efficiency
Less time spent managing processes

10% Increase in Bid Wins
Quicker, more accurate responses increase your close rate

40% Fewer Meetings
The system does all the work of keeping people up-to-date

Benefits

Win More Bids

Speed-up and better manage the RFP process, ensuring you receive the proper approvals as you go

Cut Manufacturing Costs

Streamline the APQP process, reduce dependence on engineering resources & continually adjust costs and timelines

Create Accurate Forecasts

Leverage industry forecasting to parse industry information and OEM planning data to see individual inventory forecasts

Features:

  • Forecasting Capacity Planning
  • Automotive Extension to Dynamics 365
  • CRM Bid Response Management Solution
  • IoT & Analytics Reporting

Why Choose AutoCONNECT?

Manage the window between bid and production with better preparation for program launch.

Centrally manage bid documentation and data while managing spreadsheets, email tracking, and reduction of meetings.

Optimize manufacturing resources to maximize shop floor capacity.

Gain greater insight with connect shop floor system.

Why MCA Connect?

Microsoft is leading the digital transformation revolution and has invested billions of dollars in building a worldwide cloud computing infrastructure that enables their modern business application solutions capable of replacing legacy systems. When you combine Microsoft software with MCA Connect’s expertise, your technology becomes a strategic asset that sets you apart from competition.

For companies looking to gain competitive advantage through technology, MCA Connect is a Global Systems Integrator and Microsoft Dynamics Partner that delivers and supports operational transformation. By combining a dedicated team, 10+ years of Dynamics experience, and certified Microsoft professionals, only MCA Connect can consistently deliver innovative solutions that help automotive suppliers realize their vision.

Customer Success

“MCA Connect offers in-depth experience within the automotive industry.”

Al Alvarez, General Manager

Cataler Corporation

“Now, all relevant information is in one place for people to make decisions. We’ve configured Dynamics to support our processes. By being proactive, we can provide better offerings to benefit our customers.”

Sebastien Chambert, GM of Business Operations

Yokogawa

“MCA Connect feels like part of our team. Their consultants are great at what they do, very professional and organized, but also warm and friendly.”

Codi Nichols, Project Lead

Thermon