Integration between Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central and Shopify
It’s 2021, and we aren’t seeing the Shopify boom end soon. Currently, Shopify covers over 1,537,580 eCommerce stores and 734 of them are bringing in more than $1 million in revenue. It is easy to set up with interactive themes, SEO-friendly as well as offers a number of app integrations. It is a great platform for eCommerce, but as you grow you will need software that covers all of your departments and their operations i.e. ERP solution. Shopify store owners face hurdles in data entry work, manual errors, data integrity, and security issues. Thus, to overcome these hurdles they go for an ERP suite like Dynamics 365 Business Central to be integrated with Shopify.
The basic tasks that can be made easier and less challenging by integrating Shopify and Business Central are added, delete and update SKUs, synchronizing product availability in real-time, retrieving shipment data, receiving and confirming payments, synchronizing order status, billing, and accounts reconciliation, and taxation.
The integration of Dynamics 365 (BC) and Shopify includes the following record types:
- BC Items and Shopify Products
- BC Customers and Shopify Customers
- BC Sales Invoices and Shopify Orders
- BC Sales Credit Memos and Shopify Refunds
The following integration processes are included and can be customized further:
- Shopify Customers to BC
- Shopify Products to BC
- Shopify Orders to BC
- Shopify Refunds to BC
- BC Items to Shopify
- BC Item Inventory to Shopify
- BC Credit Memos to Shopify
Advantages of Integrating Dynamics 365 Business Central and Shopify
Apart from eliminating the manual work that causes a lot of hurdles through automation, the integration between Shopify and Dynamics 365 BC helps in cost optimization by reducing licensing liabilities. All the processes are managed from a single location and thus, the restrictions on installed software aren’t applicable to the shared computing models like the cloud. The same is the case with security. Moreover, the downtime of one app wouldn’t affect your entire store. Here are some of the benefits of Dynamics 365 BC and Shopify integration
- Eliminate the need for manual data entry
- Apply business rules to the integration as needed
- Timely order fulfillment and improved workflow functionality
- Accurate and up-to-date product availability
- An easy, cost-efficient way to streamline operations
- Real-time visibility into order status and more!
We, at Tech Implement, take pride in our experienced team and modern methodologies. We can help you in managing and integrating Dynamics 365 BC in order to take you towards digital transformation.
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August 2, 2021