Dynamics 365 Business Central is a complete business management solution designed for enterprises of all sizes. Enriched Dynamics 365 Business Central is a complete business management solution designed for enterprises of with rich features, the solution automates and streamlines business processes helping enterprises to achieve their business goals. Business Central connects and manages business processes such as finance, manufacturing, sales, supply chain, customer service and more.

With business central capabilities, make best decisions at the right time and manage your whole business operations effectively and efficiently. When you plan to upgrade your existing Dynamics application to Dynamics 365 Business Central ERP or plan to implement a new solution, you need to think up on the licensing plan that best suits your business needs.

When it comes to choosing the right licensing plan, it is best to seek the support from trusted and reliable Microsoft Consultants who are well versed in Dynamics 365 Business Central ERP.

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Have a look into Business Central licensing options

Microsoft provides two subscription license types where you pay a monthly fee for each user. You can choose either of two licensing options – Dynamics 365 Business Central Essentials or Dynamics 365 Business Central Premium.

Let’s look at the difference between the two licensing versions and their functionality.

Both Essentials and Premium versions have no restrictions on the number of users and companies to be accommodated. Depending on the business requirements customization and extensibility is allowed on both versions.

Dynamics 365 Business Central Essentials functionality

Finance Management: General ledger, budgets, accounts schedules, intercompany postings, cash flow forecasting, electronic payments and direct debits, reconciliation of bank accounts, customer payment process, cost accounting, and more.

Sales and marketing: Campaign and contact management, email logging, opportunity management, Integration of Dynamics 365 Sales, and interaction and document management.

Sales and delivery: Sales invoicing, sales order management, discounting, sales return order management, and more.

Purchasing and Payables: Purchase invoicing, purchase order management, purchase return order management, purchase invoice discounts, vendor management, and more

Inventory: Item categories and attributes, basic inventory, location transfers, product tracking, item budgets, reports, shipping agents, and more

Supply planning and availability: Sales and inventory forecasting, drop shipments, supply planning and demand forecasting, calendars, and order planning and promising.

Project management: Capacity management, multiple costing, time management, jobs, and basic resources.

Warehouse Management: Inventory pick and store, warehouse receipt, internal picks and pick-away, warehouse management systems, bin set up, and warehouse shipment.

Dynamics 365 Business Central Premium functionality

Business Central Premium includes all the functions offered by Business Central Essentials. Apart from the Business Central Essential features, Business Central Premium offers Service Management and Manufacturing capabilities.

Service Management includes Service item management, service order management, service price management, service contract management, and planning and dispatch.

Manufacturing capability includes assembly management, machine centers, production orders, assembly management, capacity planning, production bill of materials and more.

When you go through this, you may perplex whether to choose the Premium or Essential version of Business Central. The option primarily depends on your needs. When you approach LITS SERVICES, our Dynamics 365 Business Central ERP consultants, do a thorough study with respect to your requirements and determine the best licensing plan that is right for your organization.

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