6 Advantages 3PL Dynamics brings your Logistics Business

by | Jan 7, 2021 | Logistics, Microsoft Dynamics 365

Third party logistics is growing rapidly, but so are challenges within the industry. These days customers expect lower delivery costs, shorter lead times and accurate information at a moment’s notice. On top of this, there are increasing demands regarding product safety and a persistent shortage of labour. How is it possible to overcome these challenges if the software you depend on isn’t up to the job?

This is where Mercurius IT can help.

We’re going to explore 6 of the key advantages that Boltrics 3PL Dynamics brings your logistics business. So, let’s dive in and see why 3PL Dynamics is the only system you need to reduce administrative burden and streamline your warehousing, freight, and transport processes.

1. A Flexible Solution

One of the biggest benefits of 3PL Dynamics is that you can keep the total cost of ownership down. This is because the solution is completely modular, enabling you to manage all activities with minimal customisation. There is a large selection of modules that enable functionality for all aspects of the third-party logistics sector, making this ideal solution for any 3PL business. 3PL Dynamics lets you to incorporate all business processes into a single platform with a quick and easy deployment. The modular design ensures upgrades are easy so you can choose modules you need and keep adding more to further enhance the solution.

(See the complete module list here for more detail)

2. Control Warehouse Stock and Strategy

Enter an unlimited number of warehouses and create a structure that works for you. In addition, when it comes to stock, you can capture an unlimited number of units per article. For example, cartons, pallets, or per piece, litres, etc. Warehouse strategy also enables goods to be stored in a more efficient way. For example, when goods are a certain size or they are ADR goods or customs goods.

3. Stay in Synch with Customers

With 3PL Dynamics, you can create a WMS contract to capture all the price agreements made with the customers or suppliers. You can also choose to invoice periodically – Create invoices automatically for all the customers and all the periods that haven’t been invoiced yet. Another way to stay in synch with customers is by registering them in 3PL Dynamics and using screens adjustable to the needs of your organization. Filtering options are available, so that you only see relevant data.

4. Integrate with Business Central

Further improve the efficiency of your business operations by seamlessly integrating 3PL Dynamics with Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central. Business Central is a market-leading ERP that controls your back-end processes such as financials, CRM, supply chain management and more. Business Central can also be deployed as a cloud, on-premises, hybrid, or SaaS solution. As a Microsoft solution, you can enjoy the familiar easy-to-use layout as well as integrating with other products in the Microsoft ecosystem including Outlook, Excel, SharePoint and the Power Platform.

5. Enhance Customer Service

To increase productivity and customer service levels even further, 3PL Dynamics comes with a web portal which provides up-to-date information about orders, invoices, goods-in & goods-out (on product/batch level) and changes in inventories. On top of this, you can offer customers detailed reports using real-time updated data and allow them to enter orders through the web portal. This self-service tool helps reduce the number of phone calls and emails from customers, increasing satisfaction and enhancing the productivity of your business and theirs.

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6. Use Data to Optimise your Operations

Check your performance and provide insights to customers on their performance by utilising extensive reporting & analytics capabilities. This can include information on a customer’s turnover, outstanding invoices, how many articles they have in stock, as well as how many open receipts they have. Thanks to Microsoft Power BI, you can learn about your business in depth and continually improve your operation. Power BI seamlessly integrates with Business Central and 3PL Dynamics to present your data in real-time. Boltrics have also created pre-made reports to get you up and running quickly with detailed insights into all aspects of your operation, such as what is going on in the warehouse, progress of batches, customs goods, and how much storage space is left.

These are just a few of the advantages gained by using 3PL Dynamics. To find out even more about this complete solution for logistics, sign up for our webinar!

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