Get the Warehouse Facts with FactBoxes from Insight Works for Business Central

FactBoxes are a feature of Dynamics 365 Business Central that provides users with helpful information about the page being viewed. A FactBox can include other pages, charts, and system parts such as notes and links. For example, on a page that shows a sales order list, you can use a FactBox to show sell-to customer sales history for a selected sales order. Therefore, the integration of FactBoxes from Insight Works into Business Central streamlines workflow efficiency by providing critical, at-a-glance information tailored to the user’s current page.

Now the joy of FactBoxes is coming to Warehouse Insight. Warehouse Insight is the warehouse management system (WMS) app for Dynamics 365 Business Central. Warehouse Insight brings mobile device and barcode scanning integration to the warehouse floor. Warehouse Insight Version 2.5 will see users able to leverage FactBoxes on held hand devices.

FactBox example

Warehouse Insight FactBoxes from Insight Works are fully configurable to enable companies to tailor the application to their processes. There are over 15 FactBox options that users can apply to the many sub-apps found within Warehouse Insight. For example, a FactBox can include an image of an inventory item. This image FactBox can be included on the receiving document so staff receiving stock can visually verify the received item is correct.

FactBox options include header comments, line comments, customer details, bin contents, images, web pages, and more. In addition, multiple FactBox options can be included on many different document types, including sales, purchasing, production, shipping, receiving, pick lists, and others.

The integration of FactBoxes into Warehouse Insight enhances the effectiveness of warehouse management by providing instant access to crucial information. This feature streamlines operations by allowing staff to view, for instance, detailed product specifications or handling instructions directly on their handheld devices. This innovation not only boosts efficiency but also significantly reduces the likelihood of errors, ensuring a smoother workflow and increased productivity on the warehouse floor. FactBoxes thus represent a significant leap forward in warehouse management technology, offering a more interconnected and intelligent system.

Warehouse Insight makes it simple for businesses to access warehouse data from the warehouse floor. Now Warehouse Insight users can access even more information with the introduction of FactBoxes. To learn more, visit or install the trial app from Microsoft AppSource.