Dynamics 365 BC Helps Retailers Streamline Inventory Management

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Small and mid-sized retailers often face challenges managing and tracking their inventory. Engaging a Microsoft Partner such as A BC Consulting Group to deploy Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central (BC) and WMS Express warehouse management will give you the expertise and the tools you need for fully automating and streamlining your inventory management processes.

SMBs and Inventory: the challenges

Small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) often rely on manual tracking methods such as spreadsheets which lead to inaccuracies and limited visibility into their inventory levels. It’s hard to know what you have on hand until the reports are posted, and by that time, the information is already outdated.
Outdated inventory tracking methods lead to a number of issues including a lack of real-time visibility, limited demand forecasting, and inefficient processes.

Manual tracking methods often limit real-time visibility into your inventory levels.  Limitations or delays in your inventory management system may result in overstock, stockouts, or backorders tying up resources and leading to the loss of customers and revenue.

For retailers with seasonal products or fluctuating demand, managing inventory manually and demand forecasting can be challenging. Manual inventory-tracking processes are time-consuming, labor-intensive, and subject to error. They put a burden on your staff and keep them from more profitable endeavors.

Any of these challenges can result in stockouts, overstocks, backorders, and lost sales, all of which will negatively impact your business and your brand.

A Better Way to Handle Inventory Management with Dynamics 365 Business Central

Dynamics 365 Business Central is a comprehensive, cloud-based enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution. It is designed specifically for SMBs wanting to streamline their operations and drive growth. Dynamics 365 BC empowers SMBs by unifying core business functions such as finance, sales, customer service, project management, and supply chain management.

The Dynamics 365 BC solution helps businesses gain real-time visibility into their operations enabling them to make data-driven decisions, improve productivity, and adapt to ever-changing market demands. For inventory management, core Business Central features include:

Robust inventory tracking with Dynamics 365:

Dynamics 365 BC allows real-time visibility into inventory levels, advanced inventory management tools, and detailed tracking options.

Dynamics 365 Integrated business tools:

Business Central’s comprehensive tools address all aspects of business operations, such as finance, sales, purchasing, and project management in one system.

Dynamics BC Flexible deployment options:

Choose on-premises or cloud-based deployment with scalability, accessibility, and enhanced security.

Streamline your operations, lower costs, and improve productivity with real-time insights, reduced manual data entry errors, and tools customizable to your unique needs.

WMS Express for Streamlined Inventory Management

WMS Express for Business Central will streamline your warehouse operations, improve efficiency, and reduce error. This free app seamlessly integrates with and supports a wide range of devices for barcode scanning. WMS Express will save time and resources while increasing accuracy in various warehouse management tasks. With WMS Express, you can expect:

Seamless integration with Business Central,

ensuring smooth data flow and synchronization between your warehouse and your ERP system.

Mobile device integration with Dynamics BC,

enabling warehouse staff to access real-time inventory data, manage tasks, and perform transactions on the go.

Barcode scanning

support for both 1D and 2D barcodes. Accelerate inventory tracking, minimize manual data entry, and reduce input errors.

Tailored operations

for unique business needs allow you to select the version of WMS Express that best suits your specific warehouse operations and requirements.

Compatibility with a wide range of devices

allows flexibility in equipment choice. Use what you have or opt for something new.

Streamlined warehouse processes,

e.g., inventory put-away, picking, and document management, optimize efficiency and productivity.

Benefit from Mobile Devices for Barcode Scanning

It may seem daunting at first, but advancing technology has simplified incorporating mobile devices into your inventory management processes, and the benefits are undeniable. You can choose devices based on the requirements of your business. Do you need to consider durability, dust, moisture, or temperature resistance, distance scanning, built-in cameras, wearability, or price? Your choices are endless, and Investing in the right barcode-scanning device is a smart choice for ensuring smooth and efficient warehouse operations.

Why Choose a Microsoft Partner for Dynamics 365 BC and WMS Express Deployment


A Microsoft Partner like A BC Consulting Group will provide valuable expertise for smooth implementation and tailored solutions. They will help you accelerate ROI, reduce risk, and ensure ongoing support for long-term success.

A BC Consulting Group can offer you In-depth knowledge and experience deploying Business Central and WMS Express. They will customize the software to your specific business needs, assist with maintenance and troubleshooting, provide on-site training and workshops, keep you up-to-date with the latest technology, and support you every step of the way.

Get Started with Dynamics 365 Business Central and WMS Express

Contact A BC Consulting Group (smullins@abccgroup.com) for a free trial account for Business Central on Microsoft's website. Install WMS Express from AppSource and start using it right away. Use a dedicated barcode scanner for optimal results or download the WMS Express app on your smartphone.

Dynamics 365 Business Central and WMS Express can help small and mid-sized businesses overcome inventory management challenges and streamline their operations.

To learn more about Dynamics 365BC and WMS Express, watch our video then contact Microsoft Partner A BC Consulting Group.

By A BC Consulting Group, www.abccgroup.com






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