Remanufacturing: Tracking Cores with Dynamics 365BC and 365REMAN

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Cores are a valuable component in manufacturing and remanufacturing. These components are sent out and returned by hundreds of companies that manufacture, remanufacture, or distribute products. Core distributors must know precisely where their cores are and when they are scheduled for return. Unfortunately, most manufacturing ERP solutions don't have sufficient functionality for tracking cores. Companies must either find a custom core tracking app or manually track them in a spreadsheet. Some businesses just outsource the whole process. Each of these options can prove unreliable and expensive. But there is a superior way to track cores in your Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central ERP system with Western Computer's 365REMAN.

Another task that has traditionally been troublesome is tracking core eligibility. Suppliers and distributors of manufactured and remanufactured products often charge mounting fees until cores are recovered, and manufacturers vouch for their good condition. Usually, there is an expiration date on the eligibility for credit. Delay or poor condition will reduce the amount of the core credit.

ERP Suited  for the Remanufacturing Industry

To solve the core return tracking predicament, Western Computer developed 365REMAN. Our application is embedded into Microsoft Dynamics 365 BC, a full-featured ERP solution tailored for remanufacturers, distributors of remanufactured products, and core suppliers. 365REMN is a cloud solution ideal for businesses that rely on distinct remanufacturing functions in their ERP solution or want to update their existing business management structure.

365REMAN can enhance your receiving process by outlining core inspection criteria. A scaling process can track and record the condition of the core, enter the qualities into inventory, and reduce the core credit based on quality.

Manufacturers and Remanufacturers can eliminate core tracking and teardown pain points while combining processes in their standard workflows and daily operations.

365REMAN boasts these capabilities:

  • Core tracking related to customers and vendors
  • Flexible terms for tracking, evaluating, and costing cores
  • Comprehensive supply-chain management
  • Core intake, inspection, and designation
  • Production and teardown/disassembly order management

365REMAN by Western Computer is powerful business software for remanufacturers to automate and connect all business areas.

From core management and teardown processes to the challenges surrounding the recovery, supply planning, and utilization of core in your remanufactured products and everything in between, we've built a software solution that allows remanufacturers to serve their customers faster and more efficiently.

365REMAN Benefits Your Accounting and Production Teams

365REMAN for Microsoft Dynamics 365 BC allows flexible configuration of your GL posting setup. That's a boon for your accounting team. They can easily set up core transactions in a way that makes the most sense.

Moreover, when eligibility for the core return expires, 365REMAN can convert the security amount charged for the core, typically listed as a liability, to revenue when closing the eligibility window.

For your planning and production teams, 365REMAN generates analytics to project core inventory availability. The app predicts when cores will be available based on customers' average return days. 365REMAN maintains and updates all the data at the customer and item levels.

Reach Out to Our ERP-for-Remanufacturing Experts

Are you a remanufacturer, distributor of remanufactured products, or a core supplier? Western Computer welcomes the opportunity to tell you more about 365REMAN and how it can help your company operate more efficiently. Contact us today to schedule a call with one of our remanufacturing ERP system experts or request a free demo.

365REMAN is available for purchase in Microsoft Commercial Marketplace for both the Essentials and Premium editions of Microsoft Dynamics 365 BC.

By Western Computer, westerncomputer.com

 

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