Production order journals record the different kinds of item transactions that occur when you work with production orders. These item transactions have a direct affect on the company's financial records.

When you post a production journal, all item transactions are automatically transferred to the . The is the centralized location for financial data and information in Microsoft Dynamics AX 4.0. The information that is posted from various journals in the system is used in the when company wide financial transactions are calculated.

Production journal types

You can create as many journals as necessary. The journal types used in production are:

  • - This journal is a record of the raw materials that are drawn out of inventory.

  • - This journal is a record of the route consumption.

  • - This journal is a record of the work center consumption using feedback job cards.

  • - This journal is a record of all items that are finished.

Production journals and lines

Production journals are divided into two components: the journal itself and the journal lines or actual journal records.

  • - The production journal contains information that pertains to all entries. This information includes the journal type, name, and number; and, it collectively identifies which journal you are working with.A production journal can also contain information such as status, the method used to post information, whether negative deduction is allowed, and whether certain kinds of errors are accepted.

  • - Journal lines reflect the actual records or entries present in the journal itself. These records can include a list of production materials ready for release, the amount of time consumed, the number of good and defective items, and so on. Because journal records contain item transactions that result in financial transactions, the information in the records also exists in the ledger.

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