Category Archives: Warehouse Management

Inbound Freight Container Management for Dynamics 365 Business Central

Overview For customers who buys products from their oversea vendors, the items they bought are typically loaded up on to the container and put on a freight vessel bound to their destinations. While this sounds simple, there are a lot of little details associated on getting this done. A small list of the challenges thatRead more

Displaying the Serial Numbers by Bins in Bin Contents

Overview In standard Dynamics 365 Business Central, if you enabled the Lot Warehouse Tracking in the Item Tracking Codes, you’re able to see a nice breakdown of what’s in the Bins when you go to the Bin Contents page: You can show this factbox using the Personalize tool in the Setup page. The Serial NumberRead more

The One Huge Mistake You’re Making When Setting Up WMS for Dynamics 365 Business Central

Overview I mentioned In my previous article that there are multiple ways of setting up warehouse management. In reality, however, there really are two ways: there’s the option of setting up your warehouse with Directed Pick and Put-away…and the wrong way. In almost all companies where bin location management (or warehouse management using wireless scanners)Read more

Addressing Inefficient Business Processes

Overview Addressing inefficiencies in any company is a crap shoot. Often times, the management of a company will have a discussion with us to discuss their challenges. The conversation in these meeting usually leads to how can they address their “mess”. For example, their inventory quantities are always wrong. It’s not like the managers haveRead more

The Story of Our Dynamics NAV Implementation in Taiwan

This is a story of our Dynamics NAV implementation in Taiwan. One of the things that I’m most proud of is the people that choose to work with me and the company that we built. I am proud that everyone shares the same vision on what software implementations should be. That we care about doingRead more

Properly Setup Bin Code for Warehouse Management in Dynamics NAV

Overview One of the most often asked about features when dealing with inventory is the ability to keep track of inventory by bins in the warehouse. While The Warehouse Management System will benefit the accuracy of the items that are stored in the bins, careful consideration must be made during setup so when you goRead more

Undo Receipt with Directed Put-away and Pick for Dynamics NAV

Overview Undo receipt has become a necessity in some warehouse environments where the staff may not be able to keep up with the paper flow. Strictly speaking, the undo receipt process shouldn’t be necessary because the process in place should be able to accommodate. However, if there is a situation where a department “can’t keepRead more

Process vs. Technical Questions

Overview If you’re an IT or Finance person working in a company that uses Dynamics NAV. First, congratulations! There’s no other ERP product for the mid-market that has the growth (and growth potential) as Dynamics NAV. Having said that, often times you will be fielded with questions about NAV and it will be difficult toRead more

Warning About Enabling Directed Pick and Put-away in NAV

When you turn on Directed Pick and Put-away to enable Warehouse Management in Dynamics NAV and you use multiple units of measure (this applies to WHM users using only 1 unit of measure as well), there will be some instances where the Quantity and Quantity (Base) will not match. This will result in the quantitiesRead more