Category Archives: manufacturing

Which Inventory WIP Are You Talking About in Dynamics NAV

Overview When people talk about WIP account, it’s what it is. An intermediary account where the raw material is being worked on, but it’s not yet a finished good for sale. This is important for companies to audit in a manufacturing process where the inventory is being produced or in the middle of being produced.Read more

Common Mistake in Updating Standard Cost in Dynamics NAV

Overview Recently, I’ve been contacted by one of our readers on why their inventory cost was wrong. This particular company utilizes standard cost and the inventory cost never matched their inventory G/L account. Learning about how they updated standard cost, it was very apparent what went wrong. It was how the user updated their standardRead more

Lot Accumulation Period vs Rescheduling Period for Dynamics NAV Manufacturing

Overview With the release of Dynamcis NAV 2013 and NAV 2013 R2 (Navision 7.0 and 7.1 respectively), there has been a few improvements in the existing functionality. One of the more notable ones that I’ve been meaning to write about is the enhancement to how NAV create the planning worksheet. Ordering for Manufacturing Most manufacturing companiesRead more

Planning for Dynamics NAV in Manufacturing Environment (2/2)

Overview On the previous article about Dynamics NAV Manufacturing planning, we discussed about setting up your items to calculate the MPS requirements based on the sales forecast. With the MPS, it allows us to create what raw materials we need to purchase for the months to come. As emphasized in the previous article, every companyRead more

Planning for Dynamics NAV in Manufacturing Environment (1/2)

Overview One of the most under-utilized and most important function is the planning functionalities. Within Dynamics NAV (Navision), there are multiple ways of setting up the items and the stockkeeping units to have Dynamics NAV calculate and combine the items that you need to make or buy. The setup is in itself is a challenge to most companiesRead more