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Why now is a perfect time to look at ERP systems

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Why are ERP systems so important? 

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Systems enable businesses to manage day-to-day activities and operations. ERP can be used to manage functions such as business analytics and intelligence, sales and marketing (CRM), HR, finance and accounting, supply chain and inventory. ERP provides you with a real-time visibility into business operations. The ERP system you choose can have a huge impact on the day-to-day running of the business, and can affect business processes, productivity and efficiency. Investing in a complete and integrated ERP system, like Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central (Microsoft NAV), ties together a multitude of business activities and processes and enables the effortless flow of data between them. 

The impact of Covid-19 

The dreaded C-word has taken it’s toll on the UK economy, and unfortunately, many businesses have been hard hit. A remote or decreased workforce, and a reduction in sales and spending is to answer for negative implications on many companies’ bottom lines. With that being said, it’s more important than ever to have an integrated ERP system like Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central. Alongside simplifying processes, the ERP gives users a clear picture of business operations and positions, and also enables the workforce to stay connected remotely via apps such as Microsoft Teams. A business can never be too efficient and choosing the right ERP system will increase business efficiency, which in turn saves time and money, helping offset some of the negative implications of Covid-19. Take control of your business operations with Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central. 

Time is on your side 

Is your organisation one of the many currently running at a reduced capacity? If so, now could be the perfect time to upgrade your ERP system. The breathing space presents you with the perfect opportunity to look at the issues with your current system and migrate to a new one. With Microsoft Dynamics you can discover how to run tighter and leaner operations and come out at the other end of Covid-19 stronger than ever. We specialise in delivering both remote and on-site projects, and our in-house consultants work with you to decide the solution best suited to your business needs and take all the hassle out of switching systems. Furthermore, we offer our customers a variety of training courses and materials so you can learn how to get the most from the ERP system.  

Why Choose Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central for your next ERP system? 

Familiarity & Ease of Use 

We all know how simple and user-friendly the Microsoft suite is, and Microsoft Dynamics 365 is no exception. The system is user friendly and easy to navigate while boasting powerful reporting features and flexibility, powerful reporting features and flexibility, brought to you by a brand you can trust. What’s more Microsoft Office is seamlessly integrated with Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central so most of the day to day tasks like raising invoices or generating sales quotes can be done directly from the familiar tools in office like Outlook.  

Customisation & Flexibility 

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central can be fully tailored to meet your company needs, which means you only pay for the necessary features, and you still get the best use out of the system. There is also a wide range of add-on apps designed to enhance the ERP, enabling you to manage all functions of the business, such as marketing, accounting, credit control and expenses, hire management and eCommerce connector to name a few. You can choose between either an on-premises or cloud-based ERP system, and we can help you decide which solution is best for your business dependant on your needs. You can find out more about the benefits of both on-premise and cloud-based hosting here.

Integration & Functionality 

The all-in-one system features everything a small to medium-sized organisation needs to manage their back-end business processes and is designed to be moulded for each and every industry. Perfect for manufacturing, distribution, wholesale, supply chain, engineering, non-profit/charity and professional services. The ERP collaborates with all Microsoft applications such as Office 365 and Power BI for complete ease of use, along with a wide range of add-on apps for a completely seamless solution. 

Support 

Microsoft are innovative, and they frequently improve and add new functionality with their updates, meaning you can continue to use the latest system. At Azzure IT, alongside customer support we offer our customers training days, where you can choose courses relevant to your needs and learn how to get the most from the ERP system. View all our training courses here.

Find out whether Microsoft Dynamics Business Central 365 is right for your business with a free, no obligation consultation and demo. Register here to schedule a call with one of our in-house consultants.  

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