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How Dynamics 365 Could Streamline Your Warehouse Management

by Rebecca Webster on

Your warehouse plays a key part in ensuring that your company meets it targets. From cost savings, to increased warehouse space and better customer service, an efficient warehouse management system will enable your business to flourish – especially those with complex or international trade relations.

Efficient logistics goes beyond the management of goods. It’s about optimising storage space and controlling the internal flow of materials too. This enables your management team to make accurate and fast decisions day in, day out. But how can this be achieved?

Warehouse management from Microsoft Dynamics 365 provides your business with an extensive set of functionalities for developing, organising and tracking your warehouse. The system also exchanges data with other areas of Dynamics 365 including production, finance, retail and CRM, giving the optimal integration of logistics into your entire operation.

Let’s take a further look into Microsoft Dynamics 365’s warehouse management system and explore the benefits it could bring to your business.

Plan ahead with warehouse management

No matter the situation, being able to plan ahead does wonders for organisation and efficiency.

The powerful functionality that Dynamics 365’s warehouse management brings, allows you to engage in long-term planning and optimise stock levels. You’re given the capability to plan purchases and sales on the basis of items and time frames as well as use a number of planning models to create potential future scenarios.

Control options with warehouse management

Having complete control over your companies supply chain allows you to optimise processes and support your business strategy. With the warehouse management capabilities from Microsoft Dynamics, your warehouse management team will receive just that.

The module provides easy-to-configure workflows for storage and picking, inventory and storage replenishment functions as well as support for picking strategies and handheld devices. You’re also given a compelling foundation by the means of responding quickly to new and changing business needs with the warehouse workflow engine. The flexibility is unrivalled.

Benefits overview of Dynamics 365 warehouse management

Aside from the extremely useful planning and control options, what other benefits can warehouse management from Dynamics 365 bring?

  • Real-time inventory level checking
  • A simple and easy-to-use platform with modern UI (user interface)
  • Support for cross-docking and picking/packing
  • Flexible options for managing bills of materials
  • Increased warehouse transparency with article tracking
  • Stock level optimisation with product supply and consumer demand insight

Want to learn more about warehouse management with Dynamics 365?

If you’re interested in finding out how Dynamics 365 could streamline your warehouse management, get in touch with our team at Nolan Business Solutions. We’re gold Microsoft ERP partners working closely with businesses to understand their needs, meet specific requirements and ultimately, unlock business potential. Discover what our expert team could do for your business today.