A review of Microsoft Dynamic Navision


What Is Microsoft Dynamics NAV?

Whether an enterprise is starting, middle-sized or micro, they get an outstanding resource with the Microsoft Dynamics NAV. This particular ERP system may be implemented on-site and may also be implemented in the cloud and smoothly customized to the particular requirements of your company. A few the sectors in which Microsoft Dynamics NAV could be beneficial include reporting, marketing and sales, distribution network, business analytics, and project management. This could also be implemented throughout the sectors of accounting, logistics, finance, and production. Microsoft Dynamics NAV would be the perfect ERP application since it could be readily integrated with current systems, workflows, and information in your enterprise. The software as well enables staff to complete their duties anywhere they are at whatever point of the day. Even greater, the expansive affiliate network of the module has led to application plug-ins and modifications incorporated into Microsoft Dynamics Nav and therefore can deliver equivalent ERP solutions in sectors such as quality assurance, biosciences, as well as third-party logistics.


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Quality Score Of The Product

Attributes 8.5
Ease of usability. 8.4
Help for the user. 8.1

Value for cash



Benefits Of The Microsoft Dynamics NAV Application

The key advantages of Microsoft Dynamics NAV include its extensive collection of functions, efficiency, and flexibility. Below are further descriptions of its advantages: Microsoft Dynamics NAV provides a range of advantages to businesses searching for an enterprise resource planning alternative which also provides accounting as well as finance solutions. Microsoft Dynamics ERP offers such and more features. Other tools involve cross-entity accounting and consolidation and also task costing, that is ideal for managing resources.

Microsoft Dynamics NAV also functions as an alternative for supply chain and transport and logistics tool. It can replace and cross-reference products, and also the ability to manage non-stock products. Microsoft Dynamics NAV as well is creating store management characteristics like cycle tracking, cross-docking, as well as automated replenishment. Product monitoring, return handling and processing orders too are part of some of the Microsoft Dynamics NAV features.

Microsoft Dynamics NAV is as well an outstanding production application. Reference code tracking, lot number monitoring, forward flushing, as well as manufacturing order handling are some of the production line alternatives that the program can execute.

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Technical Requirements



Supported devices Types of users Types of User support
Internet-based Small Enterprises Phone
Desktop Medium enterprise Online

Features Of The Microsoft Dynamics NAV

Microsoft Dynamics NAV’s key characteristics include:

  • Phone services
  • Phone sales
  • Human resources management and payroll
  • Money management
  • Manufacturing
  • Management of the distribution and supply chain
  • Marketing and sales
  • Management of inventories
  • Point of sale
  • Business intelligence and analytics

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Every enterprise has distinct objectives and requires a software which can be customized for its magnitude, category of employees and customers, as well as the specific sector they operate in. Because of these considerations, no application can provide optimal off-the-shelf features. When you’re trying to identify a software application, first be convinced what you want it to be. Perused through some Microsoft Dynamics NAV reviews and question yourself whether you require fundamental functionality or you require complicated ones? Are there any sector-specific characteristics you are looking for? Get responses to such issues to help you identify. There are several variables you have to take into consideration, including your budget, particular business needs, the magnitude of your enterprise, integration requirements, etc.

The Pros and Cons of Microsoft Dynamic Navision

Dynamics NAV is a part of Microsoft enterprise resource Microsoft planning ERP software portfolio. This system target small to medium size business, often with a mix of light manufacturing and supply chain needs. Some of the Dynamics pros and cons include:

Microsoft Dynamics NAV pros

  1. Dynamics NAV offers seamless integration to SharePoint, Dynamics CRM, and MS office. It is strong in ease of use thank their intuitive and follows straight forward business process design. Input forms resemble traditional paper documents such as sale order or purchase orders.
  2. Existing add-ons can combine with the core ERP software to deliver industry editions or highly precise vertical ERP solution, such as Professional Service Automation (PSA) which comprise of cost accounting, resource management, timesheet management and inventory control of item consumed in the delivery process.
  3. Dynamics NAV harnesses the feel and looks of Microsoft office as Microsoft desktop user can have a smooth, familiar user experience that reduces training cost and time.
  4. It is reasonably valued ERP solution with the advanced management pack accommodating midmarket companies with an extensive range of functionality or the business essential program for a smaller organization with less functionality, but a more speedy installation and quick time to value.
  5. Several partner solution and add-on modules are available to spread deficient functionalities and offer vertical market ERP solution.
  6. It offers unique service management function thanks to usefulness in fulfilling customer service request, dispatching technicians and delivering after the sale service. Service management tracks contracts and warranty information is integrated with manufacturing and inventory tracks goods internally or at customer locations and offers a job scheduler for recurring service tasks.


Microsoft Dynamics cons NAV

  1. Dynamics NAV has a limited support service life cycle as more R&D and overlapping functionality are absorbed into Dynamics AX.
  2. Microsoft has not yet adapted popular consumer technologies despite ease to use and simple user interface. Similarly, a business tool and Enterprise 2.0 are scarce and mobile s limited to cross-browser support.
  3. Advanced management has a much higher total cost of ownership (TCO) than the Business Essential pack.
  4. Dynamics NAV is designed to be extensible via software customization but customizing the ERP system can significantly increase Total cost ownership due to greater cost maintenance, costly software upgrade, increased system administration and more time-consuming.
  5. While the Microsoft Dynamics marketplace has numerous useful third-party add-ons, it can be time-consuming and difficult to differentiate the many add-ons from multiple partners due to similarities and overlap in features set and the challenges of evaluating the quality of the partner and their products.
  6. Although the system has an individual feature to support process manufacturing, process-based manufacturing automation within the ERP software is complicated hence trying to use NAV manufacturing for formula or batch processing will be challenging.
  7. Dynamics NAV does not offer a workflow automation tool or integrated Business Management. It is possible to leverage the Window Workflow Foundation using .NET or another development environment, but such effort is complex and resorts o custom programming.

This is only a summary of the pros and cons of Microsoft Navision  it is not exhaustive, it will be useful to look at the reviews  on the software as well.

Other Microsoft Dynamics services by MSC Consulting can be found at https://www.msc-consulting.com.sg/microsoft-dynamics/


More information can be found at Microsoft  official website at https://dynamics.microsoft.com/en-sg/nav-overview/   

The Microsoft user guide for Microsoft navision can be found here


Microsoft Dynamics ERP Partner Of The Year 2016

We are proud to announce that MSC Consulting won the Microsoft prestigious award in Singapore – Microsoft Dynamics ERP Partner of the Year 2016

SME One Asia Awards – Winner of the Prominent Award

Incepted in 2011, the SME One Asia Awards was created to recognise successful Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) in Asia that are socially responsible. The aim is to promote these SMEs’ sustainable growth and encourage more businesses to contribute to social development in their pursuit for expansion.

Singapore Prestige Brand Award 2012 – Established Brands

SPBA was inaugurated in 2002 by the Association of Small and Medium Enterprises and Lianhe Zaobao. Today, SPBA continues to recognise and honour Singapore brands that are developed and managed effectively through various branding initiatives.

MSC Consulting wanted to gain some recognition for their brand, and SPBA is undoubtedly the Award that recognises branding excellence amongst SME brands in Singapore therefore they participated. It was their first maiden attempt at the award and they emerged as a winner in the Established Brands Category

2012 Microsoft Partners’ Star Awards

MSC Consulting’s excellent achievements has been recognized by Microsoft, and at the prestigious Microsoft Partners’ Star Awards, they were named 2012 Microsoft Dynamics ERP Partner of the Year in Singapore.