ERP: Microsoft Dynamics AX for Retail
Increase profitability and success with an integrated, end-to-end business management solution that streamlines your operations from category management through supply chain to point of sale/service (POS). With effective management of products, processes, transactions, and business relationships, Microsoft Dynamics® AX for Retail® can help your organization boost operational efficiency, enhance business insight, and deliver the flexibility you need to take advantage of dynamic market conditions.
Microsoft Dynamics AX for Retail is a robust, powerful solution based on a business model developed specifically for retail organizations. It streamlines all three major parts of the retail business model:
Purchase the right product at the right time at the right price from the right supplier. Manage assortments (multiple item groups), associated promotions, and the suppliers for the specific items.
Supply Chain Management
Manage key indicators for operational success. Arrange inbound deliveries, delivery of daily store orders, replenishment, and store distribution. Manage return flows from stores.
Plan and receive goods from vendors, define put-away strategies, and organize item distribution from warehouse to stores to effectively serve sales and promotions. Move goods through inbound deliveries and manage warehouse activities, home and
store deliveries, store logistics (inbound, ordering, and returns), service management,
• Streamline supply chain processes.
Efficiently manage the product lifecycle to help boost operational efficiency throughout your supply chain. Integrated processes make it easy to manage campaigns, inventories, pricing, costs, and discounts.
• Gain business insight.
With centralized data management, you can aggregate and analyze critical information from across your entire retail operation to efficiently manage processes and transactions, increase service levels, quickly spot evolving customer trends, and make fast, informed decisions.
• View and react in real time.
Administer customer, item, and employee information from a central location to gain improved visibility into real-time sales activities. Improve margins with business intelligence that analyzes critical data from
• Tailor your solution to your unique needs.
Categorize items for your specific business, from cosmetics, fashion, and apparel to electronics, do-it-yourself (DIY), bookstores, and gas stations. With data from POS systems, you can set up and control flexible pricing and discounts.
• Maximize your IT investments.
Build on your existing IT infrastructure with a solution that integrates POS and back-office systems. Streamline operations by smoothly integrating your retail solution with the familiar Microsoft® Office system.