First and foremost, Odoo Supply Chain Management (SCM) solution is designed to improve the efficiency of your operations, from inventory check-in and storage to distribution and transportation.
By making the processes automated, the time spent on these tasks drops considerably, which allows you to send more products out faster. The resulting efficiency reduces labor costs.
The major features are given below.
Purchase and Vendor Management
- Automated Procurement Propositions
- Launch Request for Quotations and Track Purchase Orders
- Manage Vendors' Information
- Control Products Reception and Check vendors' invoices
Automated Procurement Propositions:
- Reduce inventory level with procurement rules.
- Get the right purchase proposition at the right time to reduce your inventory level.
- Improve your purchase and inventory performance with procurement rules depending on stock levels, logistic rules, sales orders, forecasted manufacturing orders, etc.
- Launch purchase tenders, integrate vendor's answers in the process and compare propositions.
- Choose the best offer and send purchase orders easily. Use reporting to analyse the quality of your vendors afterwards.
- Integrate all vendor's communications on the purchase orders (or RFQs) to get a strong traceability on the negotiation or after sales service issues.
- Use the claim management module to track issues related to vendors.
Standard Price, Average Price, FIFO:
- Use the costing method that reflects your business: standard price, average price, fifo or lifo.
- Get your accounting entries and the right inventory valuation in real-time; it manages everything for you, transparently.
Import Vendor Pricelists:
- Take smart purchase decisions using the best prices.
- Easily import vendor's pricelists to make smarter purchase decisions based on promotions, prices
depending on quantities and special contract conditions.
- You can even base your sales price depending on your vendor's prices.
Control Products and Invoices:
- No product or order is left behind, the inventory control allows you to manage back orders, refunds, product reception and quality control.
- Choose the right control method according to your need.
- Control vendor bills with no effort.
- Choose the right method according to your need: pre-generate draft invoices based on purchase orders, on products receptions, create invoices manually and import lines from purchase orders etc.