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Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 Assembly Management is geared towards organizations that supply products to their customers by combining components in a simplistic manner as opposed to complex manufacturing functionality. Sales, planning and warehousing integration is a part of a complete set of assembly management features.

  • Light Manufacturing: Harboring light operations from shop floors to warehouses or distribution centers.
  • Kitting: Packing items together in a kit or variation of related products.

Assembly Items: Sellable items that contain an assembly Bill of Materials (BOM). Typically, assembly items are to be assembled to order or assembled to stock. These items can be setup in NAV

Assembly Orders: Similar to production orders, these internal orders are utilized to manage the assembly process and connect the sales process requirements with the warehouse activity. Assembly Orders involve both consumption and output during activity posting.

Assemble to Order: As soon as a sales order is posted, assembly orders must be created and linked to that request. This link is necessary for the sales order to be converted to an assembly supply task and enable sales order processors to customize the assembly item on the fly, follow through with delivery promise dates according to availability and post output and shipment confirmation to the sales order interface. Assembly orders can be undone and restored for reprocessing in the case that there is an error.

Warehouse Handling: One can process a sales order from product quantity availability picked from stock and assembled as a complete order. Certain rules are put in place to ensure that assemble-to-order quantities take priority over inventory qualities in partial shipping situations. When the assemble-to-order quantity is ready to be shipped, the warehouse manager posts in inventory pick for the sales order line. This posts an inventory movement notification, assembly output and sales order shipment.

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NAV 2013 – Financial Management

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NAV 2013 – Warehouse Management

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NAV 2013 – Inventory

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NAV 2013 – Supply Planning

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NAV 2013 – Jobs

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NAV 2013 – Resources

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