MDGP 2013 Feature of the Day: Update Back Order Item Qty In Field Service

Microsoft have started the Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Feature of the Day series on the Inside Microsoft Dynamics GP Blog.

The thirty ninth feature they’ve announced is Update Back Order Item Qty In Field Service.

Microsoft Dynamics GP Service Call Management and Depot Management will now update the Item Quantity Master when they have a back ordered item. This will be visible in the Item Inquiry and Item Quantities Maintenance windows and give you a truer representation of your inventory quantities.

The example screenshots show Item 3-D2657A (DB 15 Male Adapter) with no items on back order in Item Inquiry;

Item Inquiry

A Field Service work order being entered with tuis part on with two being back ordered;

Word Order Entry/Update & Parts Information

After the work order has been finished, Item Inquiry shows the quantity of two back ordered;

Item Inquiry

This new feature is targeted at the following roles:

  • Quality Controller
  • Warehouse Manager
Ian Grieve

About Ian Grieve

Ian is a Microsoft Dynamics GP certified consultant specialising in the delivery of Microsoft Dynamics GP projects and currently working for Perfect Image Ltd., a Microsoft Partner and VAR in the North East of England. Ian has worked with Microsoft Dynamics GP since 2003 and, over the nine years since, has dealt with all aspects of the product life-cycle from presales, to implementation, to technical and functional training, to post go-live support and subsequent upgrades and process reviews. In his spare time, Ian runs the azurecurve | Ramblings of a Dynamics GP Consultant blog dedicated to Microsoft Dynamics GP and related products.
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