In Microsoft Dynamics NAV it is possible to do reservations on inventory. This can help us managing our inventory more effectively. Let's discuss the reservation process with a customer scenario.
One of our customers orders 100 black t-shirts of size M on January 27th 2011. Currently we have 120 on inventory so we can ship them without problems. The customer wants to have them delivered in October on the 18th. We enter a sales order with the shipping date and release the order.
The next day another customer calls for 40 black t-shirts of size M. Our inventory is still 120. This customer wants to have them delivered on the 31st of May. We enter the sales order without a warning.
Lastly, we will create a new sales order for 90 ...