In transportation management, as in most businesses, accuracy is everything. Microsoft Dynamics 365 provides the tools your business needs to ensure accurate transportation and inventory costs in your supply chain.
Transportation management involves identifying vendor and routing solutions for all your incoming and outgoing orders. With
Dynamics 365’s inventory tracking lets you record all pertinent information and create and save historic logs of all related work orders. This efficiency will appeal to your customers and help you manage your costs.
Route planning with Dynamics 365
Dynamics 365’s route planning processes the data you need for accurate routing and figuring transportation costs. That accuracy helps you lower both operational costs. For instance, specify an origin and a destination hub; choose the size of container by volume or weight; select a carrier, service, or group and see the options available with each plan.
Determining each stop on the route (hubs, vendors, warehouses, customers) lets you use your transportation data to facilitate delivery and lower costs.
Managing transportation with Dynamics 365
With Dynamics 365 for SCM, you can set up master codes for transportation status. You can then interpret codes used by various shipping carriers and have real-time updates of the status of your shipments.
The transportation status code can help you chart the status of each load, shipment, or container. Transportation management engines define the logic behind transportation pricing and can calculate specifics for each carrier. These engines can include:
- Rate engine
- Generic engine
- Mileage engine
- Transit time engine
- Zone engine
- Freight bill engine
Catch Weight product processing
With the catch weight feature in Dynamics 365, you can manipulate various business scenarios related to warehouse management. A catch weight tag retrieves the captured weight of each designated unit. You scan the catch weight tag to identify the item or shipment weight when it is picked and packed based on the product configuration. Then, invoicing will be based on the weight associated with the catch weight tag. Reduce order fulfillment errors with an automated system. With an accurate invoicing and billing solution such as Dynamics 365 Finance and Supply Chain Management, your company will see improvements in accuracy, efficiency, and productivity. This will contribute to increased customer satisfaction and growing profit.
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