Benefits of an Integrated Advanced WMS and ERP System

By | May 11, 2021

When you know what tools your company needs to carry out successful manufacturing, distribution, and fulfillment activities are critical to your ongoing success. Integrating those tools together into a seamless whole is what makes your enterprise a well-oiled machine. Whereas two of the most important tools in your repository are your warehouse management system (WMS) and your ERP software.

Benefits of an Integrated Advanced WMS and ERP System

The integration of WMS – Advanced Warehouse Management System with Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central can help your warehouse to use technology to the utmost degree, which will allow you to focus on improving processes and speeding up shipments and other warehouse operations and activities as well. Another benefit of integrating WMS with Business Central is that with ERPs moving to the Cloud ERP software, WMS shifts to the cloud, reduce the Organization’s overall costs. Also, the Organization can enjoy the other benefits of the Cloud like scalability and advanced security.

With a native WMS program, you gain business-wide traceability, employee accountability, and real-time speed and responsiveness. Through scan guns and barcodes, you can move from pen and paper to a digital WMS environment that eliminates re-keying of data and the unavoidable human entry error that accompanies it. There many more differences that fully define an ERP hosting model and should be taken into consideration before deciding what deployment option is best for your business.

The benefits of a comprehensive WMS include:

  • Reduced fulfillment time
  • Increased inventory accuracy
  • Improved customer service
  • Greater space utilization
  • Increased warehouse productivity
  • Reduced labor cost

Integrating warehouse management with resource planning is not only the next logical step for growing companies, it is a matter of survival and a certified best practice. Integrating the two services is a necessity for companies that wish to scale with a growing business.

On top of scalability, integration also helps to prevent costly data redundancies or worse, data silos, that drain time and resources from your operations. Also, allowing your resource planning software to parlay with your supply chain functions helps your company to address shifts in the market with speed and agility.

MetaWMS:

MetaWMS – Advanced Warehouse Solution is an extension for Dyn365BC that provides unprecedented visibility and control over your warehouse operations. This system provides a central point of control over warehouse operations across multiple facilities in a diverse range of locations.

For more information and a tailored demonstration contact us at MetaOption.

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