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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)

Add-on flexibility

The add-on we have created in this chapter is definitely not ready to be used by a real company but it demonstrates how to create a flexible solution that can be easily expanded by others.

Most modern logistic service providers offer other services to customers, such as value-added logistics, item tracking, and third- and fourth-party logistics.

Value-added logistics

When a company offers value-added logistics services, they not only keep products on inventory but they also offer services around this, such as display packaging.

This can be best compared with manufacturing in Microsoft Dynamics NAV. A list of items called a bill of materials is combined into a new product. This new product is then shipped to the customer.

When the displays are no longer necessary, for example, when a marketing campaign is finished, the displays need to be picked up from the customer and disassembled into the original products.

In our solution, this could be implemented...