Odoo 11:- Inventory Management system
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Today we will discuss the Inventory management system in odoo 11.
If you haven't installed the inventory app then go through the app and search Inventory, you can see that the app “inventory management” and click on the installed button and you can see that the installed app on odoo environment.
Let's click on Inventory app to Explore it.
After clicking on inventory app you can see that the menus like Dashboard, operations, Master data, Reporting and configuration.
First, we will go through the configuration to set the inventory rules.
You can set all the operation rules, shipping connectors, products, Traceability, Costing, warehouse, Advanced scheduling as per your convenience.
Then in the warehouse section, you can set the warehouse information.
In the operation type you can set the operations, here you can see that I have created the receipt and the delivery orders. In the receipt, you can see that the operation types name, Type of operation, Reference sequence, operation type of returns and you can set the rule for operation details and click on save button to add the information.
In the product category, you can create the category for the stackable product. Here I can create the category name, set the parent category, logistics for force removal strategy and the inventory valuation.
In the Attribute section, you can set the product attributes like colour, memory, shape etc.
In the attribute value, you can set the value of the attribute, for example, if you choose a color then you can set the color as a white, black, gold etc.
In the product packages, you can see that I have created the rule Home delivery for the products.
Now we will go to the Dashboard and you can see that the receipts and delivery orders.
In the receipts, you can see that the list of products which are available in the warehouse.
In the delivery orders, you can see that the list of products which are ready to go out from the warehouse for delivery.
Now we will go through the master data and you can see that the menu items like the product, product variants and reordering rules.
Now click on Product.
You can see here the already created products and if you want to create another then just click on create button and fill up all the relevant information.
after finishing the information fill up click on save button to add the information.
In this section, you can set the reordering rules for the particular product.
Here you can see that the already created rules and if you want to create new click on create button and fill up all the information and click on save button.
Now we will go through the reporting section and you can see the list of menu items like Inventory, Inventory valuation and product moves.
Inventory: you can choose here the inventory report “current inventory” OR “At a specific date” and click on retrieve the inventory quantity. Then you can see that the list of products and when I click on the particular product you can see that the where it is available in the stock. Means it shows the location of the warehouse.
Product Valuation: In this section, you can check and update the product values. Means when I click on “Update qty on hand”, it will show the pop-up and you can add the new on-hand quantities.
Product Moves: In this section, you can check the product delivery status. Means you can check the source of the product and where it is located in the warehouse. You can also check product is either delivered or not.
Now we will go through the Operations menu and you can see the menu items like Transfers, Inventory Adjustment, Scrap and Run scheduler.
First, we will go through the Transfers.
Transfers (Stock operations):
In this section, you can create the immediate product transfer. You just need to fill all information of partner, Schedule date, operations, add the additional information and click on save button.
You can see here the indite number shows the product is available in the warehouse and the changed stage is ready. When I click on Validate you can see that the pop up “You haven't entered done quantities, by clicking on apply Odoo will process all the reserved quantities.” and when I click on apply it goes into the done process. If you want to return the product you can click on return.
Inventory Adjustment: In this section, you can create your own inventory reference. By this, you can know the source location of the product.
You can create your own inventory to manage the products and it's variants.
Scrap orders: In this section, you can check the available quantity and you can validate it.
Run scheduler: When I click on “Run scheduler” it will show the message “When you run the schedulers, Odoo tries to reserve the available stock to fulfil the existing pickings and verify if some reordering rules should be triggered.”