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How to model a vendor where they only ship on Wednesdays? This is just an example … That is something we need to be careful with. First of all, keep in mind the difference with Sales. In there, we have the “Shipping Agent” where we can define an “Agent Service” (F5790). This shipping agents are...

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Lead time calculation is the calculation that takes place to calculate “Expected Receipt Date” from the “Order Date” or the other way around. Similarly, sales have the calculation to calculate “Planned Delivery Date” from “Shipment Date” or the other way around as well. Here, we will be focusing on the Purchase side but this will...

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This is related with How to work with “Warning icons” in Planning Worksheet Here, we have an scenario where NAV does not respect order modifiers (maximum/multiple/minimum order quantity) when there are exceptions. As we mentioned in earlier post, exceptions are … exceptions!!! Yeah, I know you might have an issue but, isn’t this a situation that should occur exceptionally...

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Forecast are used to prevent planning of any new demands coming. But, is it meaningful to use forecast with reorder point items? I would say no, just what I think. I am saying this because the reorder point is calculated from the safety stock + average demand during lead time. Thus, the reorder point level...

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Take this post as my suggestion on how to work with “Warning icons”. Any other idea is welcome, let’s comment on that !! Back from NAV 5.0 SP1, warning icons were added to the Planning Worksheet to raise exceptional situations. There are three type of scenarios here: Emergency (ie. inventory is negative) Exception (ie. inventory...

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As usual, let’s start talking from a pure business perspective … When a forecast is defined, it is always required to define for which period the forecast is defined. In other words, if you forecast a demand of 200 pieces, for which period is this for? Usually, forecast are defined for a week or a...

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As you might know, ERP tools are based in integers and decimals. There are other tools which are much more powerful from a mathematical perspective. These are the engineering tools which are mostly used in those environments where precision in calculation is higher than what we are used to. Also, these use fractions (1/3) instead of...

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Why warning icons are available on the Planning Worksheet but not in the Requisition Worksheet? Well, this is more a licensing request. Requisition worksheet is on the basic license … thus, it provides basic functionality. In the other hand, if you require more complex planning functionality, you should buy planning worksheet. And, what are these...

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Sometimes we need to post stock adjustments (negative adjustment, phys. inventory journal, …). We need to correct the stock in NAV to make it consistent with physical stock. But, how does this affect the reservations that might already exist? If we have stock and we have reservations against that stock, this won’t be impacted by any...

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Assume the following scenario: We have a FIFO item where we set automatic reservation We create a purchase with expected receipt on the 1st of October and another for the 15th of same month We now create a sales order for the 1st of December Question here is: how NAV determines what is the purchase...

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With Lot-for-Lot items, the reorder cycle needs to be considered when a change on the demand profile arise. As an example, we have a lot-for-lot item for which a replenishment exist which is consistent with demand profile. Now, the user changes a demand shipment date to an earlier date and the assumption is that new shipment date...

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Have in mind the following scenario: “Order” item with a sales order reserved against stock and sales order shipment date in frozen zone. Under these circumstances, we need to consider this scenario should only occur exceptionally in rare occassions: ·         Having an “Order” item with stock should be considered as an exception ·         Having a sales order...

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