Inventory Operations

If you are searching for a business solution for the effective and advanced management of all your inventory operations, then the Odoo Inventory module is the best option for you. Inventory management plays an important role in running a business flawlessly. When you enter the Inventory module, you will get a dedicated dashboard where you can observe almost all operations managed by the module. The Overview window of the Inventory module is shown below.

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This is the Kanban view of the Inventory Overview. This window will allow you to manage Receipts, Internal Transfers, Delivery Orders, Returns, Manufacturing, Resupply Subcontractor, PoS Orders, Dropships, Dropship Subcontractor, and many more. At a glance, you can easily observe all major operations managed in the Inventory module from this window. To get additional tools to manage each operation available on this window, you can click on the three small vertical dots given in the top right corner of each operation tab.

Operations Types

Operations Types help you configure various methods to shift stocks between locations. Click on ‘Operations Types’ from the dropdown list of the Configuration tab.

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This window shows all the Operation Types available in the Inventory module. You can click on individual records to edit them or use the Create button to add a new Operation Type. When you click on ‘Create,’ the following window will appear.

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Give a name for the Operation Type in the appropriate field. The dropdown list of ‘Type of Operation’ shows four options – Receipt, Delivery, Internal Transfer, and Manufacturing. Select a suitable Type of Operation from the given options. There will be changes in the fields according to the Type of Operation you select. Set Sequence Prefix in the given field. The Reservation Method field will define how products in transfers of this particular operation type should be reserved. You can reserve products At Confirmation, Manually, or Before Scheduled Date. In the case of Before Scheduled Date, you will get an additional field to schedule the date for reservation.

The name of your company will be auto-populated in the Company field. The Create Backorder field can be used to define how to create backorders while validating a transfer. In the Ask option, the users are asked to select if they want to make a backorder for the remaining products. The Always option will create backorders automatically for the remaining products. The remaining products will be canceled if you select the Create Backorder as Never.

Set a Default Source Location and Default Destination Location for the products of this operation type in the Location section.



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