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Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 Application Design - Second Edition

By : Marije Brummel
Book Image

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 7: Storage and Logistics

In the previous chapters, we looked at how companies work with ERP in production and trade businesses. All these companies work together to bring finished products to the stores where end consumers can buy them.

During this process, the products move around between the companies. This is done using different kinds of transportation, such as trucks, ships, trains, and airplanes. It may also be necessary to store the products in a warehouse until they are sold or moved to the shops.

More and more companies make a decision to outsource logistics rather than having their own transportation. When this is the case, logistics can be a separate part of the supply chain. This chapter discusses the process and the effects on the ERP system.

One of the specific aspects of logistics companies is that the products they handle are not their property. Although they are a part of the total cost of the consumer product, they don't care about the detailed...