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Rules and Routes

The product movement of the Odoo platform is configured based on the routes of operations which have been specified. The products are moved from its respective storage locations or to it based on the orders applicable, these movements are set based on the route of operation which is strictly followed and monitored in the Odoo platform.

The routes are defined based on the rule of product movement set. The product movement based on the push and pull rules will determine the operation. The push and pull rile are specified for each route and the locations of the product movements which would certify for the efficient product removal and movement in the company inventory.

The routes in the Odoo platform can be configured after the multi-step routes operation is being enabled in the settings menu of the inventory module.

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The rules can be defined in the rules menu which can be accessed from the configuration tab of the inventory module. New rules can be created in the creation tab and the existing ones can be edited by selecting the respective ones available.

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In the creation window the user can provide the rule name, action, operation type, source location, destination location, supply method, applicable route and the lead times for the operation.

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Routes of product movement are described in the product menu under the inventory tab. The route of operations are described during the product creation or are edited as per the operational terminologies of the company.

Below are the most commonly used routes of operation:

Drop-shipping: Deliver to customers straight from your vendor

Cross-Docking: Unload incoming material and directly transfer to the customers without moving to the respective inventory locations

Pick - Pack - Ship: Deliver to customers in one step (delivery order) or multiple steps: picking, packing, shipping.

Push & Pull Routes: Design your own product routes to automate transfer orders between warehouses or locations.

The Odoo product routes can be configured in the routes menu available in the configuration tab of the inventory module. The existing routes and their operations can be modified in the menu as well as new routes of operation could be created in the creation tab available.

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In the creation tab the user can assign a new route name and company if operating with multiple companies. The rout applicability can be assigned to the products, product categories, warehouses and sales order lines. The rules of product movement can be assigned in the rules menu available by selecting to add a line option available.

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On selecting to add rules to the respective route operation the User is depicted with a pop up window as shown below. The user should provide the rule name, allocate action type, operational type, source location, destination location and the supply method.

The user can assign more than one rule to the route and it can be done in the same manner by selecting the add a line option available and defining the rule.

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The routes of a product operation can be viewed under the respective product description in the inventory menu of the product window. The routes of operation can be chosen from the respective one available based on the warehouse settings configured.

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Put away rules

At certain instances of company inventory operation the product cannot be stored together but they should be put in different aspects of inventory. Certain chemicals and precision components should be stored in containers which will provide artificial environment situations for the product to e remain fresh and not corroded.

The put away rule can be configured in the storage locations available and can be described in the put away rule menu available with respect to each warehouse location.

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The put away rule can be seen in the menu and new ones can be created by accessing the creation menu. In the creation menu the user can assign the product and the storage location, the source location, product category and the company of operation are auto allocated.

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