MDGP 2013 Feature of the Day: Encumbrance Cost Difference Notification

Microsoft are posting the Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Feature of the Day series on the Inside Microsoft Dynamics GP Blog.

The fifty first feature they’ve announced is Encumbrance Cost Difference Notification.

When you encumber an item in Purchase Order Entry, you reserve a certain amount of your budget for the item based on the item cost.

With Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Encumbrance Management, in order to help users reduce data entry errors and control costs, if the receipt item cost is different than the original encumbered item cost, you will be warned that the costs are different.

When notified, you will be allowed to continue and enter the receipt or correct the item cost;

Receivings Transaction Entry

This new feature is targeted at the following roles:

  • Purchasing Agent
  • Accounts Payable
  • Receivings Clerk
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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