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Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central

The all-in-one business ERP solution that helps connect your business processes and teams. Make smarter decisions faster and grow your business with scale in mind.

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central

Business Central is a comprehensive business management solution designed to automate and simplify business processes and facilitate efficient business management.

Dynamics 365 Business Central

What is Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central?

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central is Microsoft’s cloud accounting and ERP solution. Designed to help businesses grow fast.

Business Central gives organisations the ability to handle all aspects of their operations, including finance, supply chain, manufacturing, sales, project management, services, and much more.

It is highly customisable and packed with capabilities. Businesses can easily add functionality that is tailored to serve even highly specialised industries and operations.

Dynamics 365 Business Central

Dynamics 365 Business Central Functionality:

Business Central provides the following functional areas as standard.

  • Financial Management

    Manage and connect your data across accounting, sales, purchasing, inventory, production and customer interactions.

    About Dynamics 365 Business Central Financial Management:

    Gain increased control and improve your financial insight with Business Central’s Financial Management Application; a complete multi-country and multi-currency financial management solution to boost operational efficiency for businesses of all sizes.

    Filled with cutting-edge financial management tools that make managing accounts much simpler, providing important real-time visibility to the performance of your business.

    This functionality provides everything you need to manage sales, invoicing, and budgets instantly within the application. As standard, reporting offered is data-rich, providing a clear picture of spend and income for longer-term cost estimates.

    Financial Management application benefits:

    • Greater financial control
    • Valuable costing, reporting and analytic capabilities
    • Improved forecasting and insight
    • Enhanced budget management
    • Boost internal efficiencies
  • Sales and Marketing

    Manage and automate marketing emails and campaigns, turn prospects into customers and improve customer interactions.

    About Dynamics 365 Business Central Sales and Marketing:

    Sales and marketing are the driving engines of modern business. Dynamics 365 Business Central integrates sales and marketing, enabling users to automate marketing processes, manage campaigns, identify sales opportunities, and enhance customer satisfaction efficiently.

    With an accurate overview of contact information, client interactions are effective and efficient, ultimately delivering the all-important customer satisfaction.

    Sales and Marketing application benefits:

    • Manage emails and campaigns from one central hub
    • Automate marketing processes
    • Identify sales opportunities and pursue hot leads with ease
    • Improve productivity and create meaningful sales experiences
  • Purchasing, Warehouse & Supply Chain Management

    Optimise sales, purchasing, and inventory management with automated workflows, real-time updates, and fraud prevention. Maximise profitability with custom warehouse management and efficient stock tracking across locations.

    About Dynamics 365 Business Central Purchasing, Warehouse & Supply Chain Management:

    Managing the supply chain process is a critical job that can be influenced by a range of factors. With Dynamics 365 Business Central, users have all the control they need to make stock management simple, with easy to manage ordering and automated capabilities for your supply chain process.

    Purchase & Payable:

    Keeping track and managing your sales-order and purchasing process with Dynamics 365 Business Central is optimised thanks to automated workflows and dynamically updated inventory levels.

    Making use of approvals facilities, mean you can identify and stop needless or fraudulent purchases from happening. Easily editing of posted invoices is easy using D365 Business Central financial management system.

    Purchase and Payable application benefits:

    • Purchase Order and Process Management
    • Track accounts payable
    • Stay in control of expenses
    • Automate tasks for vendors to record agreements
    • Minimise inventory costs
    • Improved customer service
  • Manufacturing

    Control, visibility, and customisation for efficient production execution and inventory management.

    About Dynamics 365 Business Central Manufacturing:

    The Dynamics 365 Business Central Manufacturing module gives users the control they need to manage the modern production line. With a host of features, users have the view they need to make informed decisions for your business’ future.

    Take control of the production line:

    This solution provides quick, easy and cost-effective visibility across manufacturing operations for executing production, postproduction output, progress reports and inventory updates. The manufacturing functionality can be tailored to suit individual business requirements and solve unique issues.

    Manufacturing application benefits:

    • Clear visibility of production capacity
    • Develop agile and flexible processes
    • Streamline production costs
    • Achieve supply planning efficiencies
    • Easy forecast busy periods
  • Projects, Resources and Service Management

    Streamline operations, optimises customer interactions, forecasting, and warehouse efficiency.

    About Dynamics 365 Business Central Project Management:

    Customer service is a crucial component of any business, generating income as well as customer retention and loyalty. Whilst managing your projects, resources and services isn’t always simple, Business Central offers a series of tools to help.

    Business Central offers project management features that let you organise and control the numerous project operations with ease, while staying within the pre-established budget and timeframes. Making use of project management features in D365 Business Central, provides you with a good overview of individual jobs, allocation of employees, machinery and other resources being used in all projects.

    Performs common project management tasks, such as:

    • Configuring jobs
    • Scheduling resource
    • Managing budgets
    • Monitoring progress
  • Business Intelligence

    Powerful tools to collect, analyse, and share company data for valuable business intelligence.

    About Dynamics 365 Business Central Business Intelligence:

    Streamline your business data across your core operations and bring it to life through stunning visualisations. Trust your data and get better views of your business performance so you can make better decisions, faster to accelerate your growth.

    Dynamics 365 Business Central contains a host of features to help you gather, analyse, and share your company data. Businesses collect data through their routine operations, providing decision-makers with valuable business intelligence (BI) about the company’s sales, purchases, operating costs, staff wages, and budgets.

    By leveraging the Business Intelligence function in Dynamics 365 Business Central, businesses can gain a comprehensive view of their data, and extract valuable insights to make informed decisions that drive business growth and efficiency.

    Key aspects of Business Intelligence functionality:

    • Data Integrations: Gather data from various sources, whether its sales, purchasing, finance or inventory, and integrate with Microsoft applications like Power BI, Excel, and Azure services in addition to external data sources.
    • Reporting capabilities: The in-built reporting feature enables users to create, customise and share reports on your data. By integrating with Power BI you can take your data visualisations to the next level with interactive dashboards, reports, and visualisations.
    • Accessibility: Available on mobile devices, enabling users to access the reports, dashboards, and metrics whenever and wherever you need to.
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BCN Podcast: Dynamics 365 Business Central

Tune into the latest episode of the BCN Podcast. Hosted by Peter Filitz, Neil Halliday and Eirini Katsampa, the panel discuss all things Business Central, the leading cloud accounting and enterprise resource planning application.

Dynamics 365 Business Central Upgrade Service

Get the most from your investment in Business Central at fixed, manageable and predictable monthly costs.

Keeping your digital infrastructure up to date is essential. For Dynamics 365 Business Central that means regular updates have to be implemented and maintained to let you access any new features that are continually rolled out. These innovative features can be a key element in your company’s digital transformation, and they need to be handled in the most secure way.

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  • Update & Upgrade

    This service is designed to ensure your Business Central instance remains at the cutting edge. All features and security systems are updated safely with the risk of business-critical process failures being massively reduced.

  • Transparent Costs

    A fixed monthly cost for this service allows your budgeting to be consistent, predictable and manageable. There are no hidden fees or unseen additional support subscriptions for upgrades.

  • Applications & Extension Review

    The BCN team conducts a comprehensive review of all your existing applications and extensions in reference to the next targeted update. This allows us to develop a scope of works required to meet compatibility for future versions, in good time, with minimal disruptions.

  • Recommendations

    We create recommendations and remediation plans for your Business Central solution following every review. Any obstacles or incompatibility issues for new features or upgrades will be taken care of by our trusted team of experts.

  • Schedule Mapping

    It’s important to us that you remain informed and in control of any upgrade work. We always work together to find the appropriate calendar dates that will work best for your organisation when scheduling upgrades.

Featured Solutions

BCN’s Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Solutions

Powered by Dynamics 365 Business Central, BCN have developed, evolved and offer specialist solutions for the supply-chain industry and auction houses.

  • Evo-supply

    Evo-supply

    Bringing together our sector and software experts alongside customer focus groups, evo-supply is the most feature rich supply chain business management application. Powered by Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central, evo-supply is a suite of business management applications designed to streamline end-to-end business processes.

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  • Evo-auction

    A seamless, and cost-effective front and back-end content management integration solution for auction houses. Based on the Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central accounts package this auction software integrates all the standard award-winning accounting features to meet the requirements of auction houses. Everything a successful auction house needs in one package.

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BUSINESS CENTRAL APPLICATIONS

Applications to enhance your Dynamics 365 Business Central environment

Along with our Business Central support services, BCN also offer a range of applications to enhance your Business Central environment. Take a deep dive in each of our bespoke applications:

  • BCN Foundation

    BCN Foundation

    The culmination of over 20 years of consulting and application development experience, the BCN Foundation application gives you enhanced control of your credit management processes.

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    Data Validation

    Improve data accuracy at point of entry with validation templates. Save your users time by automating elements of data entry.

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  • Local Services

    Local Services

    Integrating your legacy file-based systems and printers with Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central just became a whole lot easier!

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  • Waste Packaging & Plastic Packaging Tax

    Waste Packaging and Plastic Packaging Tax

    Record and manage your waste packaging and plastics reporting obligations with ease with our dedicated packaging and tax tool

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    BACS Integrations

    Exporting your payment information directly from your ERP system saves double keying of crucial business data, avoiding errors and saving your users’ time.

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  • Landed Costs

    Discover the true cost of your imports and empower your business with accurate profitability.

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  • Bonded Inventory

    Bonded Inventory

    Manage and report your bonded inventory across multiple warehouses, simply and efficiently.

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  • Item Web Categories

    Item Web Categories

    Easily manage multiple web categorisations of your items for analysis or synching with your website.

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  • Advanced Media

    Advanced Media

    Import, attach and edit different types of media files to your Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central records.

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  • Credit Management

    Streamline your credit control processes by giving you everything you need at your fingertips.

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  • Item Analysis Codes

    Item Analysis Codes

    Enable enhanced, hierarchical reporting capabilities based around your item data that is fully configurable for your needs.

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  • Product Lifecycle Management

    Product Lifecycle Management

    Keep track of your products status, artwork, testing and inspection, and know when your product is ready to produce – “before” it becomes an item.

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  • Upselling and Spares

    Upselling and Spares

    Increase your bottom line and create a win-win situation for both your business and your customers.

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  • ECB Currency Exchange Rates

    Optimise your time by downloading the official exchange rates from the European Central Bank.

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  • HMRC Currency Exchange Rates

    Optimise your time by downloading the official HMRC exchange rates on the first day of every month.

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  • Open in View Mode

    Open in View Mode

    Protect your business-critical data by making all master data card pages open in view mode.

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  • Transit Management

    Transit Management

    The Transit Management application from BCN introduces advanced management of your inbound shipments within your evo-supply solution. Whether you import via sea, road or air - we’ve got you covered!

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  • Data-Bridge

    Data-Bridge

    Make transacting with your business partners and EDI platforms simple and efficient

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  • Dynamic Picking

    Dynamic Picking

    Let Dynamic Picking do the hard work for you so you can concentrate on the things that really need your attention.

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  • Advanced Shipping

    Advanced Shipping

    Streamline your order to shipping operations by automating and simplifying sales order processing and warehousing tasks. Automatically mop up back orders that can now be fulfilled.

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The Economic Impact of Business Central

Forrester, the independent research-based company analysed five Microsoft customers that use Business Central to bolster operational efficiency, avoid costs, and scale their deployments with growth whilst benefiting from the flexibility inherent in the cloud. Among the five businesses, harnessing Business Central has had a measured economic impact.

  • 162%

    ROI with Dynamics 365 Business Central over three years

  • <1 year

    To payback

  • 10%

    Reduction in finance and operations hiring needs.

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Why choose BCN for Dynamics 365 Business Central Support?

No jargon just results. Since 2008, BCN has specialised in delivering flexible Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central solutions that get to the heart of our customers’ challenges. Our teams across the UK have developed a feature-rich suite of applications so our customers can unlock the full power of their technology investments.

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