standard ERP software for the agricultural sector.

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We have not committed ourselves to specific industries. Nevertheless, we now have a number of agricultural customers and know exactly the challenges from the sector. We will tell you how we will also make you better with our standards-based approach.

ERP software for agricultural companies:

Our recipe for success is close to the standard.

In a nutshell: We always use the standard ERP solution Dynamics 365 Business Central (formerly Dynamics NAV/Navision) as a basis and add other technologies such as Microsoft Office 365, the Microsoft Power Platform and industry-specific add-ons. If necessary, we also programme individual adaptations for you. This distinguishes us significantly from our competitors. Your system remains updateable and you remain independent of the partner company.

1 Standard ERP solution

“Surely our processes are far too individual for a standard solution?” Wrong! Experience shows that we can map around 90% of our projects in the standard Dynamics 365 Business Central.

The system standard includes all processes from the areas of finance, warehouse, supply chain, personnel, production & assembly, projects and service.

2Add-Ons and customisations

If the standard solution is not sufficient, we can easily solve some challenges with add-ons and products from Microsoft (e.g. Microsoft 365, Microsoft Power Platform).

If you need further special functionalities, we can solve your challenges with individual adaptations. Contact us and we will be happy to advise you on your request.

Our concept is close to the standard:

These are the functions for trading companies.

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Process orders

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Produce

Store and transport

Manage contacts

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Invoicing

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Process orders

Dynamics 365 Business Central supports you in handling sales and purchasing processes. From customer enquiries to the preparation of quotations, order processing, order confirmation and invoicing. All relevant information is stored in one place and documents can be sent automatically (e.g. delivery note). The processes are intuitive to use and can also be accessed on the move. In the system standard, you can enter your orders manually, but also automatically via Outlook. In addition, you can display an overview of all orders including status at any time.

The digitalisation of processes including a webshop is also easily possible. For this purpose, we work together with Shopify, among others.

The following customisations are also possible and popular:

  • Document management (interface/add-on)

    For professional document management, we offer you an interface to third-party software (e.g. D3) or the fully integrated solution Document Capture. Manage documents anytime, anywhere.

  • Electronic data interchange (add-on)

    Anveo EDI makes it child’s play to exchange data

    • with your customers (e.g. orders, invoices, credit notes, shipping notifications, article data, availabilities, prices),
    • with partner companies (better business relations through automated processes),
    • with suppliers (e.g. order processing, order confirmations, availabilities or delivery notes) or
    • between locations/clients (e.g. financial data and item information).
  • Route planning (interface)

    For optimal route planning, we implement an interface to a software of your choice (e.g. Wanko, PTV). This allows you to optimise your tours – even across staff.

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  • Shipping processing and label creation (add-on)

    For optimal dispatch processing and label printing we offer an interface to the add-on Comsol Multiship.

  • Dispatch tracking (interface)

    For shipment tracking we can programme an interface to a system of your choice (e.g. DPD).

  • Webshop (interface)

    To enable you as a wholesale company to sell your products online, we will programme an interface to a software of your choice (e.g. shopware, XT-Commerce, Intershop). This way you can interlock your processes.

    Note: An interface to Shopify is already included in the system standard.

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Produce

In Dynamics 365 Business Central you can plan your production and manage work plans, capacities and resources. You can also map standard production processes and track your consumption.

In this area, we cannot map all industry-specific areas (e.g. connection of biogas plant, to the feed silo or to tank management). For this reason, the following customisation is possible and popular:

  • Machine connection (adaptation)

    We will programme you an interface to the machine(s) of your choice.

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Store and transport

In the warehouse, it’s all about keeping storage costs low and organising the warehouse optimally. Dynamics 365 Business Central links all departments so that you benefit from consistent processes. This enables transparent inventory management. You can easily and intuitively view and control warehouse activities at any time. Starting with purchasing, through goods receipt, inventory to goods issue. Also mobile.

You can map your warehouse structure realistically by creating as many warehouses as you like and by being able to create different locations within a warehouse. Chaotic warehousing and consignment warehouses are also possible.

The following customisations are also possible and popular:

  • Picking by Pick-by-Voice (interface)

    We program you an interface to the Pick-by-Voice solution and thus to a paperless picking system of your choice.

  • Picking in several stages (customisation)

    In order to save walking distances and thus time and costs, several goods issues are combined in one picking order. For example, goods issues are combined whose associated items are stored on the same shelf or at least close to each other. The warehouse staff then use, for example, a trolley with several colour-coded boxes for picking. One crate is designated for one order. The ERP system then determines the most efficient route and the warehouse staff receive instructions via a mobile device on which shelf they have to run to, which items they have to take with them and in which of the coloured boxes the respective item belongs.

  • Confection (customisation)

    In the standard Dynamics 365 Business Central/Dynamics NAV, an assembly order is not broken down into its individual items until it is picked. With our programming, however, this already happens one step before in the assembly.

  • Mobile Warehouse App (add-on)

    With our anaptis Mobile Logistics add-on, you are able to map all standard warehouse processes on a mobile basis. Your team can track the movement of goods in the warehouse via a touch-optimised application interface with a scan function.

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  • Palette movements (customisation)

    If necessary, we programme an adjustment for the overview of pallet movements:

    • How many pallets do we owe the customer?
    • Did we deliver the pallets to the customer?
    • How many pallets does the customer owe us?
    • Did we receive the pallets from the customer?
  • Pallet management (customisation)

    When goods are sent on pallets by forwarding agents, it is important to know the size and weight of the pallets in order to be able to communicate this to the forwarding agent. Furthermore, it must be possible to distribute the goods flexibly on pallets.

    We programme a customisation for you, with which you can easily organise and manage the pallets. You can then use it to determine the dimensions and the total weight. It would also be possible to create pallet lists for loading as well as parts lists for constructing the pallets.

  • Permanent inventory (customisation)

    When handling key date-related inventories, business operations are often closed for hours or days. In addition, external service companies are used for counts. This effort can be minimised by a permanent inventory. We offer you a solution that can be used in parallel to the daily business in Dynamics 365 Business Central (formerly Dynamics NAV/Navision). The inventory employees receive a personal stack with the count lists still to be processed (export from Dynamics 365 Business Central). After the count – for example using a scanner – the data is registered and transferred back to the standard of Dynamics 365 Business Central.

  • Variant configurator (add-on)

    With our app anaptis Configuration you can easily build your own product variants with individual assembly parts lists.

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Manage contacts

In Dynamics 365 Business Central you can also see basic CRM data and easily manage customers and/or members. This is how you succeed in acquiring new customers and retaining customers. Prospects as well as existing customers can be ideally looked after and you can map the entire customer relationship from the initiation of a sales opportunity to the initial contact to the conclusion of the order.

All data is stored in one system, in one place. This includes contact data, payment data, orders, emails, orders as well as sales statistics.

The following customisations are also possible and popular:

  • Electronic data interchange (add-on)

    Anveo EDI makes it child’s play for you to exchange data

    • with your customers (e.g. orders, invoices, credit notes, shipping notifications, article data, availabilities, prices),
    • with partner companies (better business relations through automated processes),
    • with suppliers (e.g. order processing, order confirmations, availabilities or delivery notes) or
    • between locations/clients (e.g. financial data and item information).
  • Creation of orders from order history (customisation)

    It is advantageous for sales staff to automatically display the current order history of a customer. We can programme an individual customisation for you, through which you can directly view the order history of your customers and create new orders from it.

    For example, enter the desired details for the new order during the telephone call with a customer. This eliminates the jump in the system between the order history and the creation of the order, which would be necessary without the adjustment.

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  • Mobile Sales App (add-on)

    With the mobile app from Anveo, your consultants can easily access Dynamics 365 Business Central (formerly NAV/Navision). And this is independent of network coverage and even offline. The module is ideal for employees in the field and service technicians.

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Invoicing

In the system standard, Dynamics 365 Business Central offers extensive functions in the areas of invoicing, financial accounting and cost accounting as well as reports to accelerate financial statements. As previously mentioned, the system also automatically sends recommendations, for example to exploit discounts or avoid overdue fines.

The following customisations are also possible and popular:

  • Collection (interface)

    Companies often outsource the collection of payments. For this purpose, we simply implement an interface to a debt collection company.

  • Direct Bank Connection (add-on)

    With windata’s confipay, you can transfer payment orders automatically and retrieve account transactions as well as PayPal transactions.

  • Elster (interface)

    We implement an interface for Elster exports for you.

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  • Payroll (add-on)

    With the add-on haveldata NAPA3, companies can map the entire payroll process in a structured and automated way.

  • Payment Transactions (add-on)

    With the OPplus 365 add-on from Continia, you can optimise your payment transactions (import and export) with manufacturing companies, wholesale companies or your end customers. Automate your processes (clearing, preliminary account assignment, etc.) and get more transparency about your payments.

  • XRechnung XML (add-on)

    With the help of BELWARE XRECHNUNG you can easily send invoices as XRechnung XML.

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ERP software for the agricultural sector:

These are your fantastic advantages.

  • Standard solution

    Although you receive a standard solution, it can be individually adapted to your requirements. And yet you remain updateable. Sounds contradictory? It isn’t. That’s what’s close to our hearts.

  • Scalability

    Dynamics 365 Business Central gives you the freedom to stay flexible. Simply expand your storage space and add new users on a role-based basis. Add-ons from the App Store or other data sources and services are easily integrated.

  • Deployment options

    You can run Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central currently on servers in your own company (on-premise), online (from the cloud) or in a hybrid environment. It’s your choice. You choose the staging concept that suits you. With the Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central cloud solution, you can get started quickly.

  • Transparency

    Through Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central you can network all data of all company departments and create reports and evaluations in real time. This allows you to identify trends immediately and take timely action if necessary.

  • Better decisions

    Improve your responsiveness to market changes with the 360° company overview. This no longer requires time-consuming Excel analyses. With Dynamics 365 Business Central, you see database updates in real time.

  • Integration to Microsoft products

    With Dynamics 365 Business Central, you get more than just ERP. The solution is integrated into the Dynamics 365 product family (e.g. Microsoft 365, Power Platform), giving you a unique combination of BI, communication tools, etc. Thus you work simply and intuitively (Microsoft Look and Feel).

  • Forecasts & Automation

    Benefit, for example, from intelligent predictions for reordering goods. You also receive recommendations for accounts payable, for example, to take advantage of discounts and avoid dunning charges. Your business processes can also be partially or fully automated – for example, the dispatch of an order confirmation.

  • Allround-service

    You have us as a strong IT company at your side – in all IT matters – whether in the field of software or hardware. We regularly enter into a long-term partnership with our clientele and you receive fixed contact persons.

ERP software in agriculture:

An excerpt of our references.

Erzeugerring

Cloud-ready in agricultural consulting

Erzeugerring Westfalen e. G. has already worked with us to implement Navision 4.0, upgrade to Dynamics NAV and upgrade to Dynamics 365 Business Central Cloud.

Microsoft Dynamics NAV im Agrarhandel

1 system for 3 companies instead of isolated applications

The Genossenschaft zur Förderung der Schweinehaltung e. G. (incl. subsidiary companies) relies on an integrated solution. Holistic information makes the basis for decision-making much more valid.

Microsoft Dynamics NAV Zuchtschweingenetik

1 system instead of 4 isolated applications

Thanks to Microsoft Dynamics NAV, Topigs-SNW GmbH now works in one instead of four systems, benefits from a mobile solution, automatic and digitalized route planning and realistic processes in the system.

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