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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)

The storage application

In a storage warehouse, products come and go all the time. A big difference between a storage company and a production plant is that the storage company does not care about what exact products they have; they care about the amount of space they require for storage. The business is selling storage handling, storage space, and transportation.

For our application, we'll assume that our warehouse has a receipt and a shipping region, an in-between staging region and a bulk storage region. If we simplify the warehouse, it might look like the following floor plan:

Let's look at the various sections in detail:

  • Receipt: When products come in, they are first unloaded from the truck onto a receipt region. This is often located close to the unloading dock, so the truck can quickly move on to its next stop after the products are unloaded and the loading documents are checked. From the receiving location, the products should be stored away as quickly...