Dynamics NAV Inventory Production Planning

Dynamics NAV Inventory Production Planning

Dynamics NAV includes functionality that will help you improve your distribution operations. Koppers Wood Products, an Australian subsidiary of Koppers Inc, wanted to improve inventory control and visibility of its utility poles, which have a varied and complex production cycle. Their story of implementing Dynamics NAV is the subject of a Microsoft case study:

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Company Overview

  • Manufacturing & Resources, Chemicals
  • 300 employees
  • Australia
  • Inventory for utility poles is complex due to varying specs, growth rates, and required drying rates of different species of trees


  • Microsoft Dynamics NAV
  • Inventory, supply-chain management, auditing, transportation planning
  • Barcodes give visibility into all phases of stock
  • Mobile devices are used in the yard, data is updated in real time


  • Enhanced inventory management and visibility
  • Enhanced stock-take accuracy
  • Streamlined production and resource planning
  • Reduced costs with optimized transportation planning

You can read the entire case study here.

You might want to take a look at our Cloud Resource Library for even more information about Dynamics NAV:

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If you want to try out Dynamics NAV for yourself, you can start a free trial here:

Dynamics NAV 2013 Trial

These NAV 2013 trials include both the standard client and the new web client.

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