Inventory Management in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 5.0

-retired (no longer available)


This 2-day course covers all aspects of the inventory and basic warehousing functionality available for Microsoft Dynamics NAV, as well as conceptual information on inventory management in general. This course also provides background information to set up Microsoft Dynamics NAV for inventory management.
Typical inventory tasks are covered, such as availability analysis, inventory reclassification and adjustment. All possible inbound, internal, and outbound item handling tasks are described, including how to perform these for assigned serial/lot numbers. Lastly, the comprehensive Item Tracing feature is covered in detail.


At the completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Determine actual and projected item availability.
  • Make manual adjustments to inventory quantities.
  • Count and record how many items are physically present in inventory.
  • Reclassify an inventory item by changing information attached to its item ledger entry.
  • Reserve items on inventory or inbound.
  • Track from demand to matching supply and vice versa.
  • Distinguish reservations from order tracking links.
  • Set up a company with multiple locations.
  • Link customers and vendors to locations.
  • Set up responsibility centers.
  • Link users, customers, and vendors to responsibility centers.
  • List multi-location setup guidelines.
  • Get an overview of Cronus setup data.
  • Create sales and purchase orders for multiple locations.
  • Create and set up stockkeeping units.
  • Set the program up to handle transfers.
  • Explain central transfer concepts.
  • Create and post manual transfers.
  • Identify the locations and quantities of items in transit.
  • View inventory value of items in transit.
  • Set up locations for warehousing, including bin setup.
  • Receive and put away items using the purchase order, inventory put-away, or warehouse receipt documents.
  • Pick and ship items using the sales order, inventory pick, or warehouse shipment documents.
  • Move items between bins.
  • Adjust item quantities in bins.
  • Set up Item Tracking.
  • Distinguish when and how to use serial/lot numbers.
  • Handle inbound serial lot numbers.
  • Handle serial/lot numbers on inventory.
  • Handle outbound serial/lot numbers.
  • Trace posted serial/lot numbers throughout the supply chain.
  • Navigate with serial/lot numbers.
  • Print serial/lot number documents and reports.
  • Reserve items with serial/lot numbers.

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Course Info

  • Code: 8611-retired
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Price: Call for price

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