-- New Version Includes Major Vertical Enhancements Built on the Recent Release of Microsoft Dynamics AX 4.0 --
Lincolnshire, IL - January 12, 2007 - Junction Solutions today announced the general availability of JunctionMCR Version 4.1 for multi-channel retailers. The new 4.1 release is built on the recently released Microsoft Dynamics AX 4.0 ERP solution, the most technologically advanced available for manufacturers and distributors, and the platform for Junction Solutions’ Multi-Channel Retail solution, JunctionMCR.
JunctionMCR addresses the unique challenges of measuring marketing effectiveness, customer service, and streamlining order fulfillment while providing control and integration of processes, systems and channels. The focus of the Version 4.1 release is to enhance the order management and inventory handling functionality as well as increasing security to prevent internal and external fraud opportunities. Taxation functions have also been extended to integrate to industry standard external tax calculation software for more flexibility and governmental compliance standards.
Key enhancements for JunctionMCR Version 4.1 include:
. RMA / returns processing
. Mail order batches
. Fraud checking
. Detailed order status
. Expedited and priority orders
. Boxing logic
. Picking workbench improvements
. Substitute items
. High volume shipping
. Multiple letter templates by division
Key technology-based enhancements delivered with Microsoft Dynamics AX 4.0 include:
. Role-based user interface based on Microsoft Office
. Deep integration with SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services and Microsoft Office for contextual business intelligence
. Extensive use of Windows SharePoint Services for enterprise collaboration
. Scalability enhancements to support thousands of concurrent users running multiple-terabyte databases using Microsoft SQL Server 2005
. New Application Integration Framework (AIF) and Web Services adapters enabling secure B2B and application integration
. Native Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) support
. Microsoft .NET Common Language Runtime (CLR) interoperability
“We are excited to announce the general availability of JunctionMCR Version 4.1 built on Microsoft Dynamics AX 4.0,” said Greg Penn, Vice President, Product Strategy and Development for Junction Solutions. “With this release we continue to offer broader and deeper support for multi-channel retailers with operational support for managing returns and fraud throughout the organization.”
About Junction Solutions
Junction Solutions offers advanced, industry-specific functionality built on the latest standard technologies from Microsoft, including Microsoft’s flexible and proven ERP application, Microsoft Dynamics AX. Junction Solutions focuses 100% on solving business issues in the Retail, Food & Beverage Processing, and Manufacturing & Distribution industries. As a Gold Certified Microsoft Business Partner, we provide our customers with the sound technology platform required for a long term enterprise scale software solution. For more information, visit our web site at www.junctionsolutions.com.
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