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Shop Floor Insight: MES solution for Business Central

About This Solution

A comprehensive MES solution for barcoded time capture and employee time management

Shop Floor Insight is a comprehensive and user-friendly Manufacturing Execution System (MES) that seamlessly integrates with Dynamics 365 Business Central, transforming production management by leveraging barcode technology to capture time using scanners, touchscreens, and mobile devices. This innovative solution increases efficiency, enhances accuracy, optimizes workload distribution, and promotes higher quality control.

With real-time insights and flexible configurations, Shop Floor Insight empowers manufacturers to make data-driven decisions and adapt to diverse workforce requirements, all while ensuring a secure and streamlined user experience.


  • Comprehensive Time and Attendance: Streamlines employee time management, exception-based approvals, mobile tracking, and overtime calculations.
  • Efficient Data Capture: Utilizes barcodes, touch screens, and a variety of devices to simplify labor time tracking and improve user experience.
  • Advanced Production Scheduling: Enhances workload management with visual production schedulers, shift scheduling, and barcoded production orders.
  • Quality and Process Monitoring: Captures operational data and manages quality assurance processes to identify root causes and improve profit margins.
  • Real-Time Reporting and Analysis: Provides instant insights into job progression, costing, payroll analysis, and customizable reporting with integration into Excel and Business Central.
  • Flexible Configuration and Integration: Offers adaptable payroll rules, multi-level approvals, and seamless integration with payroll providers and other systems.
  • User Interface Customization: Enables user profiles, color configuration, and a streamlined shop floor interface for improved efficiency.
  • Enhanced Security and Authentication: Incorporates facial recognition, employee badges, and photo capture for accurate tracking and increased security.
  • Automated and Manual Time Tracking: Supports both automated time tracking via barcodes and manual time entry, catering to diverse shop floor needs.
  • Production Order Management: Manages simultaneous order tracking, batching, BOM consumption, and output recording for improved productivity.
  • Employee-Specific Work Assignments: Allows for targeted work assignments within work centers, streamlining the allocation of tasks.
  • Rework and Quality Inspections: Tracks rework time, quality attributes, and inspection data to reduce costly rework and ensure high-quality production.


  • Increased Efficiency: Eliminates manual time entry and streamlines time validation, reducing overall time and costs.
  • Enhanced Accuracy: Barcode data collection and automated time tracking reduce data entry errors and ensure precise labor time tracking.
  • Improved Workload Management: Visual production scheduling and shift scheduling optimize employee allocation and workload distribution.
  • Higher Quality Control: Quality tracking and inspections ensure compliance, minimize rework, and maintain high production standards.
  • Real-Time Insights: Real-time reporting and analysis enable informed decision-making and continuous improvement in efficiency and productivity.
  • Greater Flexibility: Configurable payroll rules and multi-level approvals adapt to diverse workforce configurations and requirements.
  • User-Friendly Experience: Intuitive shop floor interface, user profiles, and device compatibility offer a seamless and accessible user experience.
  • Enhanced Security: Facial recognition and employee badges with barcodes provide increased accuracy and security in attendance tracking.

Typical Users

  • Production Managers
  • Shop Floor Supervisors
  • Quality Control Inspectors
  • Schedulers
  • Machine Operators
  • HR and Payroll Administrators
  • Continuous Improvement Specialists
  • IT Managers


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