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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)

Basic production principles

Before going into Microsoft Dynamics NAV, we will discuss some terminology that is important to understand the concepts of production in ERP.

Bill of materials

The bill of materials defines what components are used to assemble or manufacture one item. The components in the bill of materials are also items, so before creating a new bill of materials, all component items must be created in the system.

In Microsoft Dynamics NAV, there are two separate bill of material definitions, one for assembling and the other for manufacturing.

Material requirements planning

Material requirements planning (MRP) was introduced in the 1960s as a calculation method for production scheduling and was quickly replaced by Manufacturing Resource Planning (MRP II).

While ERP replaces MRP, MRP is still a crucial part...