Category Archives: Inventory

Unexpected Changes the Expected Receipt Date in Dynamics NAV

Overview This is one issue that I hear from customers using Dynamics NAV (formerly Navision) quite often is why does the Expected Receipt Date keep changing? The Expected Receipt Date in Dynamics NAV is the main driver for inventory planning. Dynamics NAV uses this field to calculate the availability of the item. Based on thisRead more

Abnormal Item Charges

Overview Dynamics NAV is a ERP software that’s built on best business practice. However, that’s not to say that the users of Navision operates on best business practice. This post describes what I would like to call Abnormal Item Charges. Again, as with what I’ve described with Abnormal Posting Date, don’t bother looking it upRead more

Inventory Value to General Ledger Reconcilation in Dynamics NAV

I recently signed up to be a guest columnist on the Microsoft Dynamics NAV community site. I wrote an article with the list of common steps to finding and reconciling the difference between your inventory valuation and the inventory G/L account. The article is posted in the Dynamics NAV Community site hosted by Microsoft. The articleRead more

Entering Beginning Inventory Balance

When moving from a legacy system into Dynamics NAV (Navision), one of the areas you want to try and avoid is messing with the inventory G/L accounts. Most systems are usually pretty good with open A/R and A/P accounts, they can be transferred using the “posting back to the same account” technique that most implementersRead more

Why you have Negative Inventory Value with 0 Quantity – Navision 3.7b to Navision 5.0

Here are a couple of reasons why you would get inventory value if you have 0 quantities when you print Inventory Valuation report and Inventory to G/L Reconcile report as of a certain date. Scenario 1: If the adjust cost is processed on 7/31/07, and the Allow Posting From was 7/1/07 on General Ledger Setup,Read more