New distribution channels continue to grow, while existing channels are expanding with new approaches, such as global sourcing, cross-sell capabilities, third-party logistics, and radio frequency identification (RFID). Distributors are also faced with greater competition and higher customer service expectations. Distribution companies have to implement more advanced management solutions to cope with these changes.
Microsoft Dynamics provides powerful, adaptable solutions that give distributors the tools they need to manage every aspect of their business, from order entry and procurement to sophisticated inventory and shipment management. These integrated solutions can be deployed quickly and inexpensively, without complicated customization or drawn-out implementation projects.
Streamline business operations
Automate critical business processes, from order capture to inventory replenishment, and help reduce wasteful activities.
Deliver real-time business intelligence and alerts on the status of the business to management and customers.
Enable customer self-service through Web portals.
Improve supply chain and inventory management
Provide easy, real-time visibility into inventory, sales, purchasing, and financial information across multiple locations.
Accurately track shipping and delivery of parts by integrating Automatic Data Collection (ADC) functionality with enterprise resource planning (ERP).
Maintain accurate real-time inventory data and optimise layout, picking methods, and movement.
Create accurate demand forecasts.
Enhance customer relationships
Help ensure accurate and on-time delivery with powerful customer/supplier integration, planning tools, and company-wide inventory visibility.
Respond rapidly to unique customer demands, such as specific packaging and shipping requirements.
Microsoft Dynamics is a line of integrated, adaptable business management solutions that automate & streamline financial, customer relationship, & supply chain processes in a way that helps you drive business success.
WHO IS MICROSOFT DYNAMICS FOR
Microsoft Dynamics solutions include applications & services for retailers, manufacturers, wholesale distributors, & service companies, doing business domestically or in multiple countries. With these tools in hand, people in every key position in your organisation can contribute to the success of your company. Microsoft Dynamics enhances all lines of business in your organisation & delivers exceptional benefits in three critical areas:
Microsoft Dynamics solutions help you maintain control of your finances & manage them with a high level of efficiency. You can make complete, current financial information & reports available for business planning. Simplify & automate routine & repetitious functions, so your employees can focus on more critical tasks. Also, create the required financial & other reporting needed to realise flawless regulatory compliance.
CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT (CRM):
Microsoft Dynamics CRM helps you maintain close contact with your customers & prospects, & manage sales & marketing initiatives & track their results. Microsoft Dynamics can also assist you in identifying emerging customer needs early & respond to them before the competitors do.
SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT:
With Microsoft Dynamics, you can connect your entire supply chain in a productive, fast-moving flow. Assess the business value of your vendor & business partner relationships to make sure they suit your objectives. Offer sophisticated communicative, collaborative, & self-service capabilities to make it easy & compelling for other companies to do business with you. Increase efficiencies in distribution to improve customer satisfaction & reduce the cost of doing business