Item coverage journal lines (form) [AX 2012]

Updated: October 10, 2011

Applies To: Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Feature Pack, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

Click Master planning > Journals > Safety stock. Select a journal, and then click Lines.

Use this form to create and update minimum inventory journal lines.

The following tables provide descriptions for the controls in this form.

Tab

Description

Overview tab

Manually create lines for the items that you want to create minimum inventory proposals for.

NoteNote

You can also use a batch job to create lines automatically. See the description of the Journal lines button in the following section.

General tab

View additional information about the selected item.

Statistics

View item statistics that are used in calculating safety stock levels.

Dimension

View the inventory dimensions for the selected item.

Button

Description

Validate

Open a batch job, which you can use to check the journal before posting it.

Post

Update the new minimum inventory level for the items.

Log

View records of minimum inventory levels that were previously posted.

Functions

Delete journal lines. You can create lines by using the Journal lines button.

Inventory

Open the Dimensions display form, where you can select which dimensions you want to appear in the form.

Journal lines

Open a menu that contains the following items:

  • Create lines – Create lines for multiple items by using the Create journal lines for proposed minimum inventory levels batch job.

  • Calculate proposal – Calculate a proposal for a new minimum inventory level for the item by using the Calculate proposal for minimum inventory level batch job.

Field

Description

Item number

The unique identifier of the item.

Product name

The name of the product.

Configuration

Select an item configuration to specify an item with specific attributes.

Site

Enter the site where you want to store the items.

Warehouse

Enter the warehouse where you want to store the items.

Minimum

The minimum on-hand inventory for the item, in inventory units. The quantity is the minimum number of items that must be in the physical inventory, or safety stock. Either planned purchase orders or planned production orders are generated when the minimum on-hand inventory is reached.

Proposal

The proposal for minimum on-hand inventory generated from the Calculate proposal for minimum inventory level dialog box.

New minimum

The new minimum on-hand inventory level for the item. You can enter values in this field manually, or you can automatically transfer the calculated proposal value by selecting the Proposal = new minimum check box in the Calculate proposal for minimum inventory level dialog box.

Journal

The identifier of the journal.

Line number

The identifier of the line.

Date

Enter a date to delimit the transactions included in the proposal.

Dimension No.

The identifiers of dimensions for the item.

Cost price

The cost price per unit.

Current inventory value

The inventory value of the current minimum inventory level.

New inventory value

The inventory value of the new minimum inventory level.

Increase

The increase in inventory value if the new minimum is used.

Avg. issues per month

The average issue quantity per month.

Monthly std. deviation

The standard deviation of issues per month.

Planned order type

The current planned order when cash flow forecasting.

Lead time

The lead time, in days.

Working days

If this check box is selected, days are specified according to a workday calendar.

Avg. issue per lead time

The estimated average quantity issued during the lead time.

Batch number

Enter the batch number dimension. If you select Edit lines and Explode lines in the upper section of the Shipment / Receive form, you can modify the batch number for the transfer order line.

Location

The location inside a warehouse. If you select Edit lines and Explode lines in the upper section of the Shipment / Receive form, you can edit the location number for the transfer order line.

Pallet ID

The unique identifier of the pallet.

Serial number

The serial number dimension. If you select Edit lines and Explode lines in the upper section of the Shipment / Receive form, you can change the serial number for the transfer order line.


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