The warehouse is both one of the most important and one of the most costly elements of a company. Reducing storage costs while maintaining supply readiness therefore has a considerable effect on a company's earnings and its competitiveness. What's more, a good ERP warehouse management system will also improve internal operations because it ensures that the materials required for production are available according to demand. With Microsoft Dynamics NAV (formerly Navision), you can integrate your warehouse management into all of your business processes and you can constantly keep track of your storage locations and the delivery schedules for your goods. The system offers the following functionalities:
With the ERP warehouse management module in Microsoft Dynamics NAV, your warehouse is seamlessly integrated into your company's supply chain: The system manages purchasing, sales, warehousing and logistics right through to production, meaning that you can see a comprehensive view of your costs and plans at any time. Real-time access allows you to work with precise storage information and data so that your warehouse workers can quickly acquire all products in the warehouses and carry out inventories.
The system provides you with a variety of options to purposefully improve your warehouse management and your utilisation of storage space. With the integrated Automated Data Capture System (ADCS), you can increase the efficiency of your warehouse when picking and storing goods and when counting and transferring stock. Make use of various item tracking options to quickly identify purchases, operations and sales and to avoid having to discard stock, for example by means of First-Expired-First-Out (FEFO).
The transfer of items can be tracked easily and can be stored as stock in transit warehouses, for example. Managing your stock across several storage locations is also easy: Whether production facilities, distribution centres, warehouses, exhibition spaces, retail outlets or service vehicles, with the warehouse management functionality in Microsoft Dynamics NAV you can keep track of things at any time.