Powerful digital tools for production
automation, data integration and agility
Digitization defines competitiveness in today’s fashion and retail sector, where economic fluctuations and short-lived trends can only be tackled through innovation. From sourcing and manufacturing through to shipment allocations, Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Fashion and Retail provides customized solutions to businesses wanting greater operational efficiency and fast-track improvements in their overall financial performance. An intelligent, centralized solution for process automation, data-rich reporting and analytics, connectivity and growth – discover Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Fashion and Retail!
“In our selection process, we conducted a targeted search for a standardized ERP application, which is suited to our industry, provides the conditions for international operations like ours, and is technologically future-proof. Similarly relevant was our IT partner AlfaPeople’s competence, its characteristics and the soft skills of its employees.’
Porini 365 ERP is a cloud-based fashion industry software native to Microsoft Dynamics Finance and Operations (formerly Dynamics AX). AlfaPeople and Porini share a decade-long partnership, delivering this state-of-the-art solution to companies in Colombia, Germany, Chile, Ecuador and Costa Rica. Porini 365 ERP’s verticalized capabilities include the comprehensive control of product characteristics, production management, process and quality checks, store distribution and variations, merchandise management, mobile functionalities, and more. AlfaPeople delivers Porini 365 ERP in all subsectors of the textile and fashion supply-chain, providing vertically integrated and multi-process companies with clear pathways to growth and sustainability.
The fashion and retail industry, unlike hardly any other, faces constant pressure due to economic fluctuations, technological innovations and increasingly short-lived trends. Addressing these pressures is a real commercial and operational challenge – and to survive and expand in today’s market, all aspects of the value chain must work faster, more efficiently and with greater innovation. Technology is the key to mastering the digital era. Microsoft software, optimized by AlfaPeople’s expert consultants to meet your specific needs, addresses the key challenges facing the sector by deploying functionalities such as AI and data-rich fashion business analytics.
Dynamics 365 for Fashion and Retail allows you to define code structures and code templates and attach these to technical and commercial data which is specific to the product category. As an ERP solution for fashion, this industry-specific software integrates material, items, order and cost information for increased agility in sourcing, manufacturing, shipment allocations and beyond. Patterns and trends are instantly recognized – from planning, procurement, production, warehousing, distribution and sales all the way to the store and the customer – and if changes are necessary, your teams can respond directly and in real-time.
Fashion and Retail businesses face enormous complexities in the production and commercialization of their products. Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Fashion and Retails facilitates operations across borders, languages and currencies, while giving you a big-picture insight over product and service performance, as well as tools for sharp financial management and planning. Whether you’re a manufacturer, wholesaler or retails, Dynamics 365 for Fashion and Retail provides immediate cost-cutting and process optimization across all aspects of your business, with the insight and automation leveraged through its secure, centralized database.
With Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Fashion and Retail, you’re on the safe side. Not only is access is role-based – including portals for employees, suppliers and partners – you can also choose to operate on the Microsoft Azure cloud service. Microsoft’s state-of-the-art security features include round-the-clock monitoring, meaning your business solutions come with built-in security features.
Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Retail is a customer-centric business solution for the management of payment methods, deliveries, price groups, income and expense accounts, registers, staff and more. As an integrated suite of tools to overhaul your front- and back-office processes, it streamlines the delivery of personalized shopping experiences, strengthens customer loyalty, and drives data-driven management of your business’s operations and finances. AlfaPeople has extensive experience in the retail sector across countries and regions, delivering tailor-made solutions to the technology meets your individual market and business-specific demands.
“Over the next two years, almost two-thirds (64%) of retailers will give top priority to investment in projects involving major parts of their IT infrastructure. This includes extensive investments in networks, e.g. in order to be able to process increasingly large data quantities.” *
*EHI, 2019 IT Trends Retail
Microsoft Dynamics 365 is a gateway for Fashion & Retail companies to access Cloud-based technologies for the effective management of global workforces needing a live, single view of the customer. With Microsoft Azure (Microsoft’s Cloud system) and Office 365, power of Dynamics 365 reaches new heights, offering users independence, storage, scalability and availability.Download now
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