Dynamics NAV allows us to choose between FIFO, LIFO, Specific, Average, or Standard Costing Methods (see the related blog, Which Microsoft Dynamics NAV Costing Method Should Manufacturers Choose?) We have not encountered many companies using the Specific Costing Method, but there seems to be some misunderstanding of how the Specific Costing Method requires Serial Number… Continue reading Specific Costing Method and Serial Number Tracking in Dynamics NAV
Month: December 2014
How to Run Tables in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 RTC or NAV 2013
For consultants who are not a developers, it is frustrating not to be able to “Run Tables” as we used to do from the Dynamics NAV Classic Client Object Designer. We frequently need to Run Tables for diagnostic and analysis purposes. There is a very simple solution. Example: You want to make a list of… Continue reading How to Run Tables in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 RTC or NAV 2013
Rolling Up Standard Costs in Microsoft Dynamics NAV
There are times when you may want to establish or reestablish Standard Cost for Items: For all new items When you find a significant mistake in the purchased item cost, the Production BOM, and/or the Routing and want to make a correction When there has been a significant change in the cost of raw materials… Continue reading Rolling Up Standard Costs in Microsoft Dynamics NAV
Can Items be Deleted in Microsoft Dynamics NAV?
The question often comes up, “Can items be deleted in Dynamics NAV?” There are two answers: If there are no item ledger entries for the item, then Dynamics NAV allows the item to be deleted without condition. But if there are item ledger entries for the item, then Dynamics NAV restricts the deletion to items… Continue reading Can Items be Deleted in Microsoft Dynamics NAV?
Breaking out Material, Labor, and Overhead for the Balance Sheet
There are companies that desire to break out Material, Labor, and Overhead for their Balance Sheet and for COGS. Unfortunately, Microsoft Dynamics NAV only has a single number available for Inventory for the Balance Sheet and COGS. Dynamics NAV has a report that will break down these numbers for all costing methods. It is called… Continue reading Breaking out Material, Labor, and Overhead for the Balance Sheet
Options for Entering Package Dimensions Using Lanham E-Ship
NOTE: This blog is part two of a two-part series. Be sure to read Part 1, Package Dimension Requirements when Shipping with Lanham E-Ship. If you are using E-Ship by Lanham Associates, there are existing setup and processing options available to assist in entering dimensional information during shipment preparation. This blog discusses the options available for specifying… Continue reading Options for Entering Package Dimensions Using Lanham E-Ship
Package Dimension Requirements when Shipping with Lanham E-Ship
NOTE: This blog is part one of a two-part series. Be sure to read Part 2, Options for Entering Package Dimensions Using Lanham E-Ship. Beginning January of 2015, UPS and FedEx will be requiring package dimensions for 100% of packages shipped. Previously, the dimensions were only required on Air shipments; however, the requirement is being… Continue reading Package Dimension Requirements when Shipping with Lanham E-Ship
Regenerative versus Net Change MRP Planning in Microsoft Dynamics NAV
Dynamics NAV gives us the option to run Regenerative or Net Change MRP Planning (NAV Planning Worksheet). The question is: Which one should you use? From the APICS Dictionary: Regenerative MRP: An MRP processing approach where the master production schedule is totally re-exploded down through all bills of material, to maintain valid priorities. New requirements… Continue reading Regenerative versus Net Change MRP Planning in Microsoft Dynamics NAV
Our Top Blog Posts of 2014!
As 2014 comes to close, we’re looking back at our top blog posts. Which ones made the cut? The ones read the most by our wonderful blog community members such as you! Take a look at the top posts for 2014 and get ready for the New Year which will be filled with more blogs,… Continue reading Our Top Blog Posts of 2014!
Pierrot le Fou: TESTFIELD and Error Messages in Microsoft Dynamics NAV
My ArcherPoint colleague, the illustrious Matt Traxinger, gave a presentation back at NAVUG Summit 2014 called “Principles of Good Design: Applying The Design of Everyday Things to Microsoft Dynamics NAV.” Matt also gave the presentation internally to the ArcherPoint development staff, and the concept was that we need to consider good design principles as we… Continue reading Pierrot le Fou: TESTFIELD and Error Messages in Microsoft Dynamics NAV