Set up items for tracking in Dynamics 365 Business Central

Functional Consultant
Business User
Dynamics 365
Business Central

Do you want to learn how to set up items for tracking in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central? This module explains how to create item tracking codes that are used to assign and track serial numbers and lot numbers. You can also learn how to enable expiration calculation for items.

Learning objectives

In this module, you will:

  • Enable serial number and lot number tracking for items.
  • Discover the difference between specific and non-specific tracking codes.
  • Enable expiration calculation for items.
  • Configure item tracking for an item.


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