Manage third-party logistics warehouses with 3PL Manager

3PL for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central

3PL Manager enables you to manage your third-party logistics warehouse locations as part of your sales and purchase processes. This is third-party logistics, abbreviated 3PL or TPL.

Send Sales Orders and Warehouse Shipments to a third-party warehouse for shipment. Direct Purchase Orders to an external warehouse and stay in control in your Business Central.

Let’s go through the process of 3PL in Business Central:

  1. If the item was in your own warehouse, you would send the picking instruction to a scanner. But when the item is in a third party warehouse, you simply select “Send to 3PL”. This way, you ask your external warehouse to manage this order and ship it to the customer. The functionality in Business Central is identical for both cases – you just have someone else to ship it.
  2. When the warehouse has shipped your order, your Business Central receives an update, and the Warehouse Shipment (or Inventory Pick or Sales Order depending on your configuration) in Business Central is updated. On the document you can see the 3PL status: ‘Received at warehouse’, and later ‘Shipped’.
  3. The similar functionality is available for Purchase Orders and Purchase Receipts. When you purchase items, you send the purchase to the 3PL warehouse to let them know. And when the items arrive, your Business Central is notified that the items are received and available.

Book a presentation of the 3PL and Shipping concept

We frequently host presentations of this app, which is part of our 3PL and Shipping Manager concept, and everybody is welcome to sign up and participate. We will begin with a demonstration of the apps, and then you can ask any question you may have.

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Main points about 3PL Manager

Third Party Logistics in Dynamics 365 Business Central

Send to 3PL

The function “Send to 3PL” on the Sales, Warehouse and Purchase documents are the only functionality you really need to know. The integration is configured in the back-end, and you don’t need to care about it, unless you are a consultant who wants to set this up on your own.

Configuration of 3PL in Dynamics 365 Business Central

Configuration of a 3PL-supplier

It is easy to enable a new 3PL-supplier integration in 3PL Manager. If you use a 3PL-supplier we have not encountered previously, we can configure the integration in a few days work.

Getting started with the app

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Install the app from Microsoft AppSource. Only available on the cloud-edition of Business Central.
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Read the step-by-step guide

We guide you from installation and configuration to your first use of the app
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Watch user guide videos

On Use Dynamics you can watch instructional videos to learn about the functionality of the app
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Warehouse Manager pricing

Please enter the number of users you have in your Business Central.
Pricing is based on the total number of named users in your Business Central subscription with Microsoft.
10 users

Single app

Per named user per month at 10 users.
Single user is DKK 120,00.
Available on the cloud-edition of Business Central.
The more users you subscribe to, the cheaper each becomes. Watch video about the price model »
Get this app with 10 named users at kr.
per user, per month.
Annual subscription (You save 16.67%)
Monthly subscription

As part of the App Bundle

Get this app as one of the 5 apps you can select with the App Bundle.
The App Bundle allows you to pick any 5 Abakion Apps at a great discount.
If you need more than 5 apps, the price of any additional app is reduced to only kr. 42,20 per app per month at 10 users (annual subscription).
Bo Hansen Hansen and Thomas Hasle at Abakion

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If you have specific questions about functionality or how to get started, you may contact our support team at [email protected] or call us at +45 70 23 23 17. We will help you find the right video guides, if available.

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