Cycle counting has long been common practice in the warehouse, which benefits in improving inventory accuracy, identifying errors in real-time, increased productivity, faster throughput, higher fill rates, and improved customer service. Also, most of the companies are not using cycle counting with its full benefit and they’re missing out on significant time efficiencies and cost savings.
Whereas, Advanced Warehouse Management System (WMS) can help to drive the cycle counting process and with the integration of Dynamics 365 Business Central which help your warehouse to use technology to the utmost degree. MetaWMS – Advanced Warehouse Solution is an extension for Dyn365BC that provides unprecedented visibility and control over your warehouse operations.
Boosts Your Cycle Counting Workflows
MetaWMS with Dynamics 365 Business Central automates your cycle counting workflows through a combination of barcodes, mobile apps, and hardware. By automating your workflows, you not only can reduce cycle count time but also increase accuracy. Cycle counts can be done during daily operations, and are therefore more efficient. It also keeps the inventory accuracy at a better level because there’s always measurement ongoing.
Not all items need to be counted at the same frequency, since there’s a difference in items with high value, movement volume, or items that are critical to the business processes.
Counting Inventory with Mobile Handheld
It is possible to perform counts with a Mobile Handheld. MetaWMS (Mobile WMS) a complete suite of extensions for Dynamics 365 Business Central by MetaOption helps the field workers to get real-time visibility of the inventory. Mobile WMS supports both Ad-hoc counting and Planned counting. When using planned counting, the be counted Batch can be sent to the Mobile Handheld. This also works for the Cycle Counting procedures.
Wrapping It Up
At last, performing cycle counts at your warehouses using Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central is pretty simple and can even be made easier when using a mobile device that is integrated with Business Central. Before any counts can be processed, it is imperative that your items are properly configured in the system.
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