Manage inbound serial and lot numbers in Dynamics 365 Business Central

Functional Consultant
Business User
Dynamics 365
Business Central

Do you want to learn how to assign serial or lot numbers to inbound transaction items like purchase orders? This module explains how to assign item tracking information in a purchase document, receive items with serial/lot numbers, and use item tracking when posting production and assembly output.

Learning objectives

In this module, you will:

  • Enter serial and lot numbers in a purchase document.
  • Assign expiration dates.
  • Receive items with serial and lot numbers.
  • Analyze serial and lot numbers on item ledger entries.
  • Assign serial and lot numbers to production output.
  • Assign serial and lot numbers to assembly output.


  • Basic understanding of how to navigate in the Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central application
  • Knowledge of sales and purchase processes in Business Central