Top Considerations Selecting Distribution Software for Your Multi-Channel Business

Distribution companies are under pressure to re-establish their value and find efficiencies along the supply chain to meet today’s rising demands of custom-built products, fast shipping, and digital experiences.  Distributors have traditionally sat in the middle of the supply chain, providing the connection between manufacturers and consumers. Now, we’re seeing manufacturers and customers choosing their own distribution and consumer platforms, sometimes eliminating the conventional distributors’ role altogether. But according to … Continued

Dynamics 365 Business Central Year-End Close Procedures

Dynamics 365 Business Central Year-End Checklist  It’s that time of year again – the tree is decorated, the presents are (almost) wrapped, and the general ledger is ready for closing!   Closing out the year is a hectic time for all accountants. Despite significant improvements in modern accounting and ERP systems, reviewing and adjusting your accounts to ensure they accurately reflect your activities … Continued

Top 5 Manufacturing Technology Trends That Impact Your Supply Chain

With rising competition, the pressure to globalize, growing consumer expectations, and a talent shortage, today’s manufacturing landscape is more challenging than ever. To adapt and keep up with these changing demands, every manufacturer, from electronics to food processing, is looking to technology to automate key supply chain processes and improve their products, from the shop floor to the customer experience.   These exciting new technologies transform the way manufacturers work; … Continued

Overview of Dynamics 365 Pricing and Licensing for Business Central

With Dynamics 365 Business Central, Microsoft introduced a completely different licensing model compared to its’ Microsoft Dynamics predecessors – Dynamics NAV, AX, and GP. As a result, many people are still a little puzzled around the Dynamics 365 pricing for Business Central, what user licenses are available, and how to choose them.    This short video tutorial will walk you through Business Central licensing, pricing and what’s included.    … Continued

How to Approach Inventory Analysis for Proper Working Capital Management

How to Approach Inventory Analysis for Proper Working Capital Management   Governance, analysis, and control of working capital has always been important for distribution companies because it directly reflects the operational performance and financial health of an organization. Now, as businesses across the globe are trying to keep warehouse doors open through the downturn of the economy, proper working capital management is more critical than ever.   In … Continued

When is it Time to Migrate from Dynamics GP to the Cloud?

With the investment in Microsoft’s cloud-first ERP and CRM platform heavily underway, it’s no wonder why many companies currently running their business on Microsoft Dynamics GP on-premise are considering a move to the cloud. While Microsoft continues to service and support the Dynamics GP product line, almost all of their energy is going towards building … Continued

Multichannel Marketplace Integration Capability Comes to Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central ERP Through Clients First and Cleo Partnership

HOLMDEL, New Jersey – Clients First Business Solutions, a leading provider of Microsoft ERP and business process management solutions for customers in the distribution and manufacturing sectors, and Cleo, the global leader in ecosystem integration solutions, announce a partnership designed to serve the multichannel e-commerce ecosystem integration needs of customers through the Cleo Integration Cloud … Continued

How to Guarantee Success in a Dynamics 365 Business Central Upgrade

Microsoft Dynamics NAV, formerly known as ‘Navision,’ is one of the top small-to-midmarket business management solutions in the world, which is why it now forms the backbone and foundation of the flexible cloud-based SaaS solution, Dynamics 365 Business Central. Dynamics NAV’s universal application framework has enabled companies of all shapes and sizes to mold a … Continued