Role Of Dynamics Business Central In Supply Chain Management

dynamics business central supply chain management
dynamics business central supply chain management

Manage your Sales, Inventory, Purchasing, Warehousing, and Forecasting operations with the Supply Chain Management feature offered by Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central. It is a highly responsive, fully-integrative CRM platform that allows businesses to focus on driving maximum customer satisfaction levels.

Mapping supply chain processes become efficient and simple using Dynamics 365 Business Central. It brings along end-to-end functionality for distribution companies to help them lead the competition.

Why Dynamics Business Central is the Financial Hub for Supply Chain?

The General Lodger of the Business Central for SCM stores all the financial data, and COA (Chart of Accounts) displays different accounts that all general ledger entries are posted to. General Ledger Setup Page enables you to specify how that helps handle accounting issues that the company experiences. These issues may involve financial reporting, address formats, and invoice rounding details.

General Lodger Set up process is at the core of financial operations since it defines how it posts data. You can easily add, edit, or delete accounts from the general ledger after adding its data to the ‘Chart of Account’.

Day-to-Day Challenges in Supply Chain Management

Are you finding it daunting to manage your supply chain operations due to uncertain customer demand, strained economic trading, and rising fuel costs?

You need to focus on the full spectrum of supply chain processes such as inventory management, purchase control, shipping and distribution, procure and vendor management, returns and cancellations, etc. But HOW?

Moreover, you are responsible for looking into strategic and tactical supply chain planning and delivering the right transformation strategy for the future.

If you are the one who is responsible for handling all these supply chain management operations, then ask yourself if your current system allows insights and data mandatory to make critical supply chain decisions confidently?

You are accountable for identifying supply chain optimization opportunities while comparing complex business scenarios against key business drivers to ensure future business success.

How Business Central Mitigates Supply Chain Management Challenges

Microsoft Dynamics Business Central for Supply Chain Management is a comprehensive, next-generation, out of the box solution that combines advanced technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), Mixed Reality, Social, and Mobile.

Your business can experience a connected factory where you can collaborate globally to move new products to market efficiently.

Having a connected infrastructure means your business integrates a controlled and optimized supply chain. It means that your system gives you detailed insight and data about orders and inventory. Perhaps giving you the power to develop, manufacture, and ship products on-demand as well as on schedule.

Dynamics 365 Business Central for Supply Chain Management module integrates attributes that assist strategic and tactical planning by enabling you to take advantage of new supply chain market trends.

Real Benefits of Deploying Business Central in Supply Chain Management

Deploy Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central in supply chain processes to enable your business to overcome several challenges cost-effectively and time-efficiently.

  • Allows an all-inclusive view of inventory for fast and quick fulfillment.
  • Create an automated, organized, and secured supply chain.
  • Track item transactions and movement in real-time.
  • Achieve maximum visibility across the supply chain operation.
  • Attain greater control over purchase processes with a dynamically updated inventory.
  • Built-in intelligence helps in predicting and managing inventory levels while purchasing only what is required.
  • Availability of Cloud, hybrid, and on-premise Dynamics 365 Business Central platform gives the flexibility to manage the supply chain right from anywhere, anytime.
  • Access and manage supply chain processes on Android, iOS using an on-the-go mobile version of Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central.
  • Automated inventory levels, reordering, and lead times result in avoiding a shortage of products and lost sales.
  • Explore Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management Capabilities

    Create a compelling, connected, and resilient supply chain to ensure business continuity while reducing cost.

    Resolve quality issues and improve time to market

  • Stay in compliance with industry standards and guidelines
  • Minimize your product manufacturing and supply chain cost
  • Figure out operational problems and improve your product quality
  • Planning agility for customer satisfaction

  • Optimize resource scheduling
  • Minimize overstocking and stock-outs
  • Improve planning over demand and optimize resource scheduling
  • Improve asset uptime & longevity

  • Improve OEE (Overall Equipment Effectiveness)
  • Effectively manage geographically distributed assets
  • Reduce machine downtime that proves costly for business
  • Optimize stock and logistic operations

  • Automate your supply chain operations
  • Enhance stock visibility and keep your warehouse running
  • Simplify the procurement process and improve your business cost management
  • Create a Connected Market with Intelligent Manufacturing Operations

  • Keep production operations running
  • Build agile, innovative manufacturing processes
  • Unlock innovation and transform your workforce
  • In a nutshell, here’s a list of outstanding functions you can expect from Dynamics 365 Business Central for SCM.

  • Inventory management
  • Scheduling and purchasing
  • Item tracking, mobile data capturing
  • Warehouse management and control
  • Processing, procurement, and shipping
  • Mapping warehouse structures and organizations
  • Why Your Business Should Use Business Central for Supply Chain Management?

    By leveraging Dynamics 365 Business Central’s built-in intelligence, you can maximize the supply chain’s efficiency and optimize inventory levels by predicting what and when to replenish.

    The next-generation application calculates stock levels automatically and reorders points to avoid lost sales. It enables customers to work more efficiently and productively by connecting processes and data via a familiar, simple to use Microsoft interface.

    Not just that, close integration between Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Office 365 empower users to process transactions in Microsoft Outlook linked with the core supply chain solution.

    Manage your supply chain effectively with quick insight into information and instant access to real-time data needed for robust decision making. Leverage the power of Microsoft Dynamics 365 BC for SCM in your business and manage supply chain processes like never before.

    If your business is ready to experience a premium, intuitive approach to supply chain management, inventory management, sales order management, basic receivables, warehousing operations management, purchase and order management, shipping management, you are all set to go with Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central.