By: Cad Advanced Solutions  06-Dec-2011
Keywords: General Ledger, Audit Trail

Inventory Management Dynamics NAV allows you to manage and review all your inventory lines from the Item Card. Configure your stock lines with invoicing, planning, replenishment, tracking and warehouse instructions in this one centralised location. From this central point you can also review inventory availability, transactional history, statistics and pricing. Other key benefits include:

Gain an immediate overview of Item stock holdings.
Management of inventory handling and ordering requirements.
Tracking and audit trail of inventory transactions.

These key features and benefits are expanded on below.

Item Card:

The Item Card holds all stock item descriptive information plus item costing method and posting details for General Ledger integration. View all details of current item stock quantity on hand plus sales and purchase order quantities. Stock items can also be assigned into logical groups for information purposes. Further details on the Item Card are noted below.

Item Replenishment & Planning:

The Item Card allows the entry of ordering requirements (such as purchase or reorder levels). In addition special warehouse instructions can also be entered. This information can be entered on the Item card for the entire company to use or if required on a Stock Keeping Unit of Measure Card for each Location and Item combination.

Item Tracking:

Set up groups for relevant tracking requirements and assign these groups to stock items. Tracking can be by Lot or Serial number and mandatory entry is required on documents depending on the system set up. Extra information such as expiry dates and warranty dates can also be configured.

Item Availability & Transaction History:

Quickly review the quantity of inventory items on hand by Location, Variant or Time Period. Further drill downs exist to analyse individual stock movements and the cost components in each movement. Full audit trail is available to see stock movement impacts in the General Ledger.

Units of Measure:

Create unlimited Units of Measure for each stock item to record the varying purchase and sale quantities.

Cross References & Substitutions:

Create vendor and customer unique item references plus barcodes for quick search and data entry on sales and purchase documents. Enter substitute products for an inventory line to assist in the sales process.

Physical Strocktakes:

Enter stocktake frequency requirements for each inventory item. Review past stocktakes and physical adjustments made.

Item Sales Prices & Discounts:

Load Inventory sales prices and or discounts by customer, customer group, item group (discounts) or even by campaign. Prices can be set up for each unit of measure and with an applicable date range.

Item Purchase Vendors & Prices:

Load the relevant vendors and lead times for each Inventory item. Vendor price catalogues can also be loaded with the applicable date range, in addition quantity break points for pricing can also be loaded.

Inventory - Fact Sheets
Please refer to the Warehouse Management, Manufacturing and Job Costing Fact Sheets for more detail on Inventory in Dynamics NAV.

Keywords: Audit Trail, General Ledger

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