Warehouse management in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central supports the physical handling of items in the warehouse. An accurate placement of items in the warehouse is essential in keeping the handling cost of items as low as possible.

Business Central includes advanced features to configure warehousing in many ways, ranging from locations with no warehouse processes to the more advanced warehouse management systems.

Warehouse Management System is for companies that need to receive and ship while also needing to optimize space use. Goods can be stored in predefined (fixed) bins or in random (floating) bins, depending on the need for optimization. Warehouse Management System provides functionality for more advanced warehouse processes such as handling items within a warehouse by zone and bin level and handling directed put-away and pick.

This learning path focuses on how to set up and use Warehouse Management System in Business Central. If you want to learn how to set up and use basic warehouse tasks in Business Central, such as inventory put-aways and inventory picks, go to the Inventory Management in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central learning path on Microsoft Learn.