Lanham Associates Absolute Value
Lanham Associates began its relationship with Navision Absolute Value is a world class, best-fit formula forecasting
Software in 1997 by creating the product’s first distribution and multi-site replenishment solution for distributors and
functionality, Advanced Distribution. A Gold-Certified manufacturers. The solution, differentiated from many
Microsoft Dynamics ISV (Independent Software Vendor), others by its unique replenishment capabilities and
Lanham Associates has been creating complementary incredible visibility, allows users to reduce inventory levels
supply chain planning and execution products inside and and increase profits, while concurrently improving customer
outside of Microsoft® Dynamics NAV ever since. satisfaction. The product is available in a SaaS or on-premise
format and can be used with any Microsoft Dynamics or
At Lanham Associates, we offer comprehensive solutions independent ERP system.
for today’s complex Supply Chain demands. With 1,600
companies and over 88,000 users worldwide depending on AFP - Advanced Forecasting and Procurement
Lanham solutions, we take pride in delivering AFP is a best fit forecasting and replenishment system, built
uncompromising product quality every day. inside NAV for both manufacturers and distributors. It enables
companies to increase profits, while also increasing customer
Lanham Associates maintains high standards for product satisfaction. Delivered with 18 formulas that can be modified,
excellence, and has been the recipient of both the AFP embraces collaborative forecasting, promotions, DRP,
President’s Club and Inner Circle Awards many times since hub-and-spoke-tiered replenishment, and a rollup option.
being affiliated with Microsoft. Lanham customers have also
been repeatedly honored with Microsoft Customer For manufacturers, AFP can forecast finished goods and
Excellence Awards. populate the NAV Production Forecast, allowing MRP to
purchase component items. Alternatively, AFP can create
Our Products simulated production orders generating demand for
At Lanham Associates we take the quality of our products components which AFP procurement will purchase.
very seriously. This means developing to a strict set of
standards, as well as making sure that our products are E-Ship
available in the latest version of Dynamics. Lanham products E-Ship, built inside NAV, is available to plan and execute
are either built inside the business system, or share the shipping from the time of sales order through shipping
business system’s user interface to make them seamless and manifest. E-Ship has the popular package carriers such as
easy to use. FedEx, UPS, and USPS embedded in it for U.S. initiated
shipments, and supports both multi-point and international
Lanham also holds the distinguished “Certified for Microsoft shipping requirements.
Dynamics” product certification.
A brief overview of each product follows. Please see our E-Receive, built inside NAV, utilizes barcoding to enable the
specific product data sheets for detailed explanations of receiving process and automate the warehouse. The user
functionality on each product. scans incoming items to record receipt. The process also
provides for assigning and printing new barcodes, as well
EDI as capturing Lot and Serial Number information.
EDI includes a translator and logical mapping tool, built
inside Dynamics NAV, to allow the seamless mapping of
EDI transactions and cross-referencing to occur within the
business system. The EDI modules fully support both the X12
and EDIFACT standards.
LANHAM ASSOCIATES | MICROSOFT GOLD CERTIFIED PARTNER
ACE Warehousing Credit Card
ACE Warehousing, built on NAV’s ADCS utility, provides The Credit Card Processing module, built inside NAV, is PCI
a rich application to access all NAV Warehouse Manage- compliant, and submits transactions and receives approvals
ment System (WMS) documents and transactions from radio through merchant processors.
frequency handheld devices. This solution spans WMS needs
from light usage to license plating capability, increases Related Fact Sheets
accuracy, and saving time by enabling real-time access to To learn more details about the suite of products available
inventory. from Lanham Associates, you may reference the following
Outbound Warehouse Request • Absolute Value
Outbound Warehouse Request, built inside NAV, is the
• ACE – Automotive, CPG, Electronics, Sporting Goods
warehouse manager’s primary workflow planning tool. It
enables all of the activities required to get goods planned • AFP for Distribution
for shipment and moved off the dock efficiently. • AFP for Manufacturing
Security Management • E-Ship
Security Management allows for the configuration of field • E-Receive
level security by specifying any field in the table as Visible, • ACE Warehousing
Hidden, or Visible but not Editable.
• Outbound Warehouse Request
• History & Security Management
History Management records any changes made by users, • Credit Card
storing the username and time that the change was made.
Viewing this history is as simple as clicking the History icon Quality
and viewing the record versions. Lanham maintains high standards for product excellence
and has been the recipient of many awards over the years.
Industry Specific Vertical Solutions Products hold the distinguished “Certified for Microsoft
ACE – Advanced Commerce ERP – The ACE product from Dynamics” stamp of approval.
Lanham Associates provides a complete vertical solution
specifically targeted to meet the needs of distributors, Product Availability
importers, and manufacturers selling to the following Our NAV products are available exclusively through key
industries: Lanham partners in the Dynamics NAV reseller channel.
Absolute Value is available through Microsoft Dynamics AX
• Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG)
or GP resellers, or directly through Lanham Associates.
• Sporting Goods If you are an end user customer, or are considering purchasing
Dynamics, we will be happy to work with you to demonstrate
ACE delivers the functionality of multiple systems in one and configure our products. Lanham products are available
complete solution, eliminating the complexities and costs in 18 countries around the globe.
associated with managing several interfaces:
• ERP Business System Contact Information
• Shipping Manifest System For more information contact your local Lanham reseller
• Bill of Lading for shipments, and automatically or contact:
generating EDI ASNs (Advanced Ship Notices)
• Specific EDI capabilities for retail or automotive Lanham Associates, Headquarters
1 Meca Way
• Generates UCC 128 compliant labels
Norcross, GA 30093 USA
• Forecasting to work with six weeks and greater product
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