This is the third blog in a series on increasing warehouse efficiency using Dynamics NAV. In previous blogs we reviewed that there are three areas that can generate cost savings in your warehouse: Maximizing Storage Density, Maximizing Pick Accuracy, and Minimizing Travel time. This blog focuses on the concept of maximizing pick accuracy. As this is a complex concept, this is a two-part blog, this part focusing on the concept of Total Cost of Quality to maximize pick accuracy.
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If you currently use an older version of Microsoft Dynamics NAV Windows (RoleTailored) Client, and are looking for something to replace MESSAGE for the versions of Dynamics NAV from 2009 RTC to 2016, then this blog entry is for you. This blog describes the options now available for a modeless way of displaying an informational message to the user that requires no interaction.
This week's Developer Digest blog for Microsoft Dynamics NAV shares insights on the Dynamics 365 roadmap, an update on Microsoft MapPoint, the latest on Dynamics NAV 2017, and exciting news about certification exams from the Association of Dynamics Professionals.
This video provides demonstrates using the Adjust Cost/Price Function in Dynamics NAV. Gwen walks through the steps to adjust cost/prices of items in bulk with Dynamics NAV. She discusses the various options including filtering on item card or stock keeping units; as well as opting for Adjustment Factor and/or Rounding method, and more.
This video provides an overview on using the Physical Inventory Process in Microsoft Dynamics NAV. While this process is fairly straight-forward, most companies add their own nuances that fit their specific needs. This video provides a foundation of the process, explaining the various options to calculate, reconcile, and record the inventory. Gwen also highlights some useful tips to ensure the process goes smooth and the count is accurate.
Need some clarity regarding the availability information in Dynamics NAV? This blog explains the availability information that displays when the “Item Availability by Location” option is selected. This option is available from several screens, but it typically accessed from the item card in Dynamics NAV.
Confused about the information provided in the Sales Line Details box in Microsoft Dynamics NAV? This blog explains in detail what the availability information is that displays on the sales order in Dynamics NAV and outlines each item shown in the Sales Line Details fact box.
This video provides an overview on how to record the sale of a fixed asset in Microsoft Dynamics NAV. Gwen demonstrates the process step-by-step, from calculating depreciating assets, to creating invoices, to finalizing and recording the sale.
This edition of our developer digest blog exposes the plethora of resources available for Dynamics 365 and celebrates the ArcherPoint team members that won this year's culture champions.
This video provides a quick overview on the three main ways to create budgets in Dynamics NAV: manually entering; exporting from NAV to Excel then reimporting back into NAV; and coping a previous budget from the general ledger. This video provides a demonstration of each of these methods as well as easy to follow step-by-step instructions.
Taking into consideration a changing workforce, new market demands, and evolving technology, this blog will provide a glimpse into what’s on the horizon and what to be prepared for in 2017. This blog compiles Gartner, Forbes, and other research on the technology and business trends predicted for 2017.
If you couldn’t make it to NAVUG Summit 2016, not a problem, ArcherPoint has you covered. This blog provides a summary of some of the most compelling questions and answers from the “Stump the Finance Experts” sessions.
This week's developer digest blog covers an issue related to pack line scanning with Lanham Associates' software, where the quantities don't increment with the scan, tons of Dynamics NAV 2017 resources, and a warning about IoT.
rehouse Efficiency Using Dynamics NAV: Maximize Storage Density
Meta Description: This is the second blog in a series on increasing warehouse efficiency using Dynamics NAV. In the previous blog we reviewed that there are three areas that can generate cost savings in your warehouse: Maximizing Storage Density, Maximizing Pick Accuracy, and Minimizing Travel time. This blog focuses on the concept of maximizing storage density.
This video provides an overview on an easy - albeit infrequent - activity performed in NAV, the year-end close. This video walks through best practices, potential pitfalls, and helpful hints on processing your year-end close. Gwen performs a mock close of 2016, demonstrating the key steps throughout the process and reminds us that in NAV, year-end close can be processed at any time during the year.
This week's developer digest blog focuses on FOB, TXT, and DELTA as well as instructions on how to register yourself as a Microsoft App Developer.
Operating an efficient warehouse is critical regardless of size. This is the first blog in a series of blogs that will focus on efficiency ideas and how Microsoft Dynamics NAV can be used to help implement more efficient practices. This first blog will discuss some of the efficiency concepts at a high level. Future blogs will discuss each one in more detail, and suggest how you can use Dynamics NAV to implement these improved processes.
This short video provides a quick overview of posting transactions in Dynamics NAV. It walks through how to determine who posted a transaction, when the transaction was posted, and how to make any changes to the posting if needed.
This week's installment of ArcherPoint's Developer Digest blog wraps up NAVUG Summit and NAV Directions conferences with the latest on Microsoft Dynamics 365.
Whether its dinner at the airport or a Dynamics NAV implementation, communicating deadlines and expectations up front is the key to a successful experience.
Often in Dynamics NAV development, you need to do a lookup into a table, find a record, and return it to our original page. There are ways to do this that come with constraints, and other ways that are significantly more robust. This blog will provide a general tutorial for both a simple lookup and a more complex lookup method.
Entering into an online marketplace offers a plethora of opportunities, and also carries with it, a lot of issues to consider. This blog will explore some of these issues and will illustrate how Microsoft Dynamics NAV can help in choosing and using online marketplaces and ERP. Cross posted from www.dynamicsretailsoftware.com
This brief video provides a quick overview on using filters and formulas in Dynamics NAV. It demonstrates how to set up and use filters to quickly and easily access information using wild cards, inclusions, case-sensitive queries, specific dates, and much more.
This week's Developer Digest blog provides information on upcoming Dynamics NAV training, the Microsoft Azure Hardware Stack, and links to technical resources for NAV.
This blog provides an overview of the EDI 997 transaction set, known as the Functional Acknowledgement (or FA). It describes how to interpret the AK1, AK2, AK5, and AK9 segments that accompany the Acknowledgement, and highlights the importance of reconciliation of any Functional Acknowledgement rejections.