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Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 Application Design - Second Edition

By : Marije Brummel
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Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 Application Design - Second Edition

By: Marije Brummel

Overview of this book

This book is a focused tutorial on Microsoft Dynamics NAV application development to help you develop complete applications and not just application outlines. This hands-on guide starts off by introducing the supply chain that you will be using throughout the book. You will then implement the Microsoft Dynamics NAV ERP suite and learn to set it up and customize it for various industries. You will learn how to customize Dynamics NAV to suit the different aspects of a business such as financial management, relationship management, production, jobs, trade, storage, logistics, and so on. The book will take you through these Microsoft-designed application features and show you how to customize and extend them safely. Therefore, by the end of this book, you will be able to create a structure of your own in Microsoft Dynamics NAV.
Table of Contents (12 chapters)

Chapter 5: Production

The previous chapters introduced the key concepts of Microsoft Dynamics NAV as well as the details of the financial application and CRM. These horizontal modules can be implemented in most industries without big structural changes.

In this chapter, we will discuss three ways of implementing production in Microsoft Dynamics NAV using the standard functionality and customized features.

We'll discuss item tracking and item costing and what procedures and objects are used to get this working correctly in the application. For manufacturing, we will discuss the general concepts and data model rather than going into the details of each and every functional possibility.

We will also discuss kitting, which is only available in a limited number of countries such as North America, France, and Australia, but will most likely be moved to the worldwide version in future versions.

At the end of the chapter, we will look at the five different vertical industries...