Know about Supply Chain Management

Supply Chain Management

Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2016 offers the following Supply Chain Management features:

Alternative Order Addresses

Which is useful for managing orders from vendors that have more than one location from where orders are shipped.

Alternate Ship-to Addresses

Accommodates customers who have more than one address to where orders are shipped.

Alternative Vendors

Aids in managing purchases of the same item from multiple vendors. Customize for each vendor according to items, required lead times, and price agreements.

Analysis Reports

Provide management with flexible and efficient ways to get pertinent information from the system to make day-to-day decisions with confidence.

Assembly Management

allows for specification of a list of sellable items, raw materials, and resources that comprise a finished item or a kit to replenish assembly items and to document customers’ specific requirements.

Basic Inventory

Tracks items in stock along with their units of measure, unit cost, pricing method, etc. Quantity and cost records of transactions are posted in the inventory ledger for costing calculations and inventory valuation.

Basic Payables

Enables generation of vendor ledger entries using General Journals. When used with the Multiple Currencies feature, managing payables in multiple currencies for each vendor is seamless.

Basic Receivables

Manages receivables using General Ledger. This feature also works with Multiple Currencies for posting customer transactions in different currencies.


Organizes warehouse inventory by assigning items to bins.

Drop Shipment

Handles order shipments directly from the vendor to the customer through automation. This feature keeps track of order costs and profits without having to stock items in inventory.

Item Charges

Factors in item charges including the value of additional costs, such as insurance or freight charges, into the unit price.

Item Substitutions

Links items with the same or similar characteristics so substitute items can be offered when stock is unavailable.

Item Tracking

Manages and tracks serial and lot numbers, both manually and automatically, allowing the shipping and receiving of multiple quantities from a single order line entry.

Location Transfers track

Inventory as it is moved from one location to another and accounts for the inventory in transit and at multiple locations.

Microsoft Dynamics NAV ERP software tailors the workflow process, manages inventory, helps to pursue new market opportunities, improves responsiveness, and provides efficient partner collaboration.
Expand manufacturing capabilities with the automation of Microsoft Dynamic NAV’s Supply Chain Management (SCM) that helps to reduce redundant tasks, increases accuracy, and aids in minimizing handling time and overhead. Microsoft Dynamics NAV ERP integrates seamlessly with Microsoft Office, which streamlines cross-department communications and reduces the need for extra training time.
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