What is that error message about “Remaining quantity is too low” about?

When a user tries to change the application of item ledger entries, they can see the following error message: “Remaining Quantity is too low in Item Ledger Entry Entry No.=’341′.” In Dynamics NAV 2013 we made a much needed change to the inventory costing functionality, and the error message is the result of that: We wanted…

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Article for Posting Date on Adjustment Value Entry

We have published a technical article with guidance for users of the Inventory Costing functionality in Microsoft Dynamics NAV. More specifically, it provides guidance on how the Adjust Cost – Item Entries batch job identifies and assigns a posting date to the value entries that the batch job is about to create. We hope that…

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Costing Update RollUp 2 for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 SP1 and Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 R2 has been released

Costing Update RollUp 2 includes an update fixing 44 costing issues related to Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 SP1 and Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 R2. Where to find Costing Update RollUp 2 You can download the update from KB 3011240 – Costing Update RollUp 2 for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009. For a full list of all hotfixes included in…

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Costing Error Detection and Data Correction white paper – updated for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013

The Costing Error Detection and Data Correction white paper and report has been updated for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 and 2013 R2. The Costing Error Detection and Data Correction white paper discusses common inventory costing issues and how you can correct erroneous data after inventory costing issues have been identified. The white paper focuses on…

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Simulation of Average Cost Calculation

When using Average Costing method it’s sometimes difficult to interpret the assigned costs of an outbound entry.  In the scenario below there is process description for simulating the average cost calculation. This is often used when investigating costing issues related to the average costing method. It has been helpful in verifying the recognized COGS, to…

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Costing Error Detection and Data Correction White Paper for Microsoft Dynamics NAV

A new Costing Error and Data Correction white paper and a Costing Error Detection report have been released on PartnerSource and CustomerSource. The Costing Error Detection and Data Correction white paper discusses common inventory costing issues and how you can correct erroneous data after inventory costing issues have been identified. The white paper focuses on…

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Post – Apply – From Item Entry Application Across Locations

The following blog post is to provide guidance for users of the Inventory costing functionality within Microsoft Dynamics NAV. The specific article is designed for providing guidance that you are able to use Appl. – from Item Entry to create an Item Entry Application across locations. This feature is not permitted using the Appl. –…

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How to Credit a Purchase Containing an Item Charge

The following blog post is to provide guidance for users of the Inventory costing functionality within Microsoft Dynamics NAV. The specific article is designed for providing guidance when a Purchase Return/Credit Memo is processed where the original Purchase includes Item Charge lines for freight or other additional costs. The information specifically identifies a best practice regarding the…

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Using Standard Costs on an SKU (Stockkeeping Unit)

Currently, the standard cost is only SKU specific for purchased Items. In order to calculate manufacturing variances it is necessary to have the following fields, which are only present on the Item Card: Single-Level Material Cost, Single-Level Capacity Cost, Single-Level Subcontrd. Cost, Single-Level Cap. Ovhd Cost, Single-Level Mfg. Ovhd Cost. In order to handle a…

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