In 2000, both Company A and Company H were just established. In the early stage of the business, how to ensure corporate profits and allow the company to survive and develop has become the biggest goal of each shareholder. One of the ways to increase profits is to increase sales, but increasing profits by increasing sales alone is not enough. Another way to increase profits is to reduce the cost of purchasing raw materials through effective procurement management.
Company H continued to follow the traditional procurement model, and its management and staff remained in the early stages of development.
Company A saw the limitations of the traditional procurement model and implemented odoo's procurement module. After several years of development, the company has gradually expanded its scale.
The cases above illustrate that effective porcurement will directly increase the company's profit and value, which will help the company to establish competitive advantage in the market. Let's take a look at how the purchasing departments of both companies H and A operates.
let's look at how the purchasing departments of Company H and Company A do their jobs again?
Follow the traditional purchase model.
Implement Odoo purchase APP.
1. 处理产品 Handle Products
The demand department collects the information of the products to be purchased, outputs the EXCEL sheet, and adjusts it as needed, such as different units of measurement, and the person in charge of purchasing contacts and selects suppliers to place orders based on experience.
Define the information of the product, can add variables such as color to the product, and we can purchase in different units of measure.
Add the reference used by each supplier for the item to make it easier to find for both them and you.
2. 询价单 Requests for Quotations
3. 管理订单 Manage orders
Dedicated buyers place orders and follow up with suppliers, follow up throughout the procurement contract signing process, and guarantee arrival.
1.The system tracks information such as the status of quotations and orders. Automatic completion of purchase orders when generating draft invoices.
2.The system manages incoming products, tracks inventory and automatically places orders.
3.Compare information displayed on purchase orders, vendor bills and receipts to ensure the correct bill is paid (3-way match).
4. 管理发票及其他 Manage invoicing and others
Most of the invoices are issued using excel sheets, future orders are followed up by purchasers, and product availability forecasts are summarized using excel sheets.
Using odoo's Purchase you can customize invoice templates and also modify or delete them. The system displays future orders for easy follow-up by purchasers. Report files can be customized for export or sharing. Get product availability forecasts based on confirmed sales orders, purchase orders or manufacturing orders and internal flows. Intercompany reconciliation can be automated and transactions can be automatically adjusted in all modules.
Advantages of Odoo Purchase
Improved information sharing and business traceability, while mitigating the impact of staff changes on business.
We can effetively monitor suppliers and track orders.
Improve control over purchasing and forecasting of product inventory.