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How Can Manufacturing Companies overcome current Supply Chain shortages with Odoo 17?

Faced with raw material shortages, labor constraints and escalating costs, the need for a transformative solution has never been more pressing in a world where supply chain disruptions have become the new normal. The manufacturing industry, indeed, stands at a critical juncture.

Odoo 17 – not just an upgrade, but a revolution in supply chain management. This innovative platform promises to steer manufacturing companies through these turbulent times with agility and foresight.

With Odoo 17, manufacturers can not only navigate but also thrive amidst these challenges. In this in-depth exploration, we uncover how Odoo 17, equipped with advanced features and Pragmatic Techsoft’s expertise, is redefining supply chain management for the manufacturing sector.


Understanding the Current Supply Chain Landscape

The manufacturing sector is currently navigating a sea of challenges.

According to a survey by the Institute for Supply Management, more than 75% of companies have reported supply chain disruptions due to transportation delays and rising costs in recent times.

These challenges have led to production delays and increased operational costs.


Odoo 17 emerges as a comprehensive solution with its advanced supply chain management (SCM) module. This module offers a real-time view of supply chains, enabling quick responses to disruptions.

Its automation and collaboration features streamline processes and improve communication with suppliers and customers.

Some concrete ways in which Odoo 17 might assist manufacturers in resolving present supply chain issues are as follows :

  1. Improve Demand Forecasting : Odoo 17 utilizes machine learning algorithms for accurate demand forecasting, helping to avoid overstocking or under stocking, thus reducing waste and preventing lost sales.
  2. Optimize Procurement : The procurement module in Odoo 17 simplifies the procurement process, ensuring manufacturers get materials at the best prices.
  3. Enhance Production Planning : This module assists in efficient production scheduling, considering various constraints, thus meeting production targets and minimizing delays.
  4. Improve Inventory Management : Real-time visibility into inventory levels helps in avoiding stock outs and meeting customer demand effectively.
  5. Strengthen Supplier Relationships : The supplier portal improves communication and collaboration, facilitating better supplier management.


This module provides a real-time overview of the shop floor, enabling manufacturers to track progress, resolve bottlenecks and enhance efficiency.

It includes features for quality control, employee time tracking and maintenance scheduling.

Pragmatic Techsoft’s Expertise in Odoo Supply Chain Management

Pragmatic Techsoft boasts a track record of helping companies optimize Odoo’s SCM module. Our experienced consultants assist in assessing challenges, implementing Odoo 17 and training staff for effective system utilization. We recommend you to check out our Manufacturing Module today!

Consider a small-scale manufacturer facing erratic raw material supply and production delays. By implementing Odoo 17’s SCM module, they could gain real-time insights into their supply chain, enabling them to adapt quickly to changes and streamline their procurement process.

This could lead to reduced lead times, better inventory management, and increased customer satisfaction.

For manufacturing companies grappling with supply chain challenges, Odoo 17 offers a path to not just survive but thrive in these complex times.

Stay updated with our blogs for more insights on Odoo 17’s capabilities.

Contact Pragmatic Techsoft to discover how a customized Odoo solution can transform your supply chain management.


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