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Sales and Manufacturing Silos Got You Down? Explore How Odoo Can Bridge the Gap!

Many companies struggle with siloed operations, particularly between sales and manufacturing teams. This disconnect can lead to a cascade of problems, including inaccurate inventory forecasting, production delays, missed sales opportunities and ultimately, frustrated customers.

But fear not! There’s a powerful solution waiting to revolutionize your business operations : Odoo, the next-generation open-source Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system.


Imagine a world where your sales team has real-time access to accurate inventory levels and production capacity. A world where manufacturing can anticipate sales demands and proactively adjust production schedules. This is the reality that Odoo can create for your business. Here’s how :

1) Unified Data Platform

Odoo eliminates data silos by providing a single source of truth for all your business information. Sales reps can access real-time inventory data, while the manufacturing team can track sales orders and adjust production plans accordingly. This transparency fosters better communication and collaboration between departments.

2) Streamlined Sales & Manufacturing Processes 

Odoo offers a comprehensive suite of modules specifically designed for sales and manufacturing. The Sales module allows for efficient quote generation, order processing, and customer relationship management.

The Odoo Manufacturing module facilitates production planning, material management, inventory control and quality control. By integrating these modules, Odoo streamlines workflows and eliminates manual data entry, saving time and minimizing errors.

3) Improved Inventory Management

Odoo provides real-time inventory visibility, allowing you to optimize stock levels and avoid stockouts. Sales reps can quote accurate lead times based on available inventory, while manufacturing can plan production efficiently to meet customer demands. This reduces the risk of overstocking or understocking, improving overall operational efficiency.

4) Enhanced Communication & Collaboration

Odoo fosters better communication between sales and manufacturing teams by providing a shared platform for information exchange. Teams can collaborate on production plans, track order progress, and address any issues promptly. This collaborative environment fosters a sense of accountability and ensures everyone is working towards the same goal.


Let’s take a practical example of how Odoo automates the flow of information between sales and manufacturing. Imagine a customer placing an order for a product that’s currently out of stock. Here’s what happens :

1) Sales Order Creation : The sales rep creates a sales order for the customer.

2) Automatic Inventory Check : Odoo automatically checks inventory levels for the product.

3) Out-of-Stock Notification : If the product is unavailable, Odoo alerts the sales rep.

4) Triggered Workflows : Based on pre-defined rules, Odoo can trigger automated workflows :

Purchase Order Generation : A purchase order is automatically generated for the required components needed to manufacture the product.

Manufacturing Order Creation : An Mo (Manufacturing Order) is automatically created, instructing the manufacturing team to produce the required quantity.

This eliminates manual tasks, saves time and ensures a smooth flow of information between departments. 

At Pragmatic Techsoft, we are Odoo implementation experts with a proven track record of helping businesses bridge the gap between sales and manufacturing. Our team of certified Odoo consultants can help you :

  • Identify and Analyze Your Business Needs : We work closely with you to understand your unique business challenges and develop a customized Odoo implementation strategy.
  • Seamless Odoo Implementation : Our experts will handle the entire Odoo implementation process, from data migration and configuration to user training and support.
  • Unlocking Odoo’s Potential : We’ll help you leverage Odoo’s advanced features to streamline your sales and manufacturing operations, improve communication and ultimately, drive business growth.

If you’re ready to transform your business operations and create a more collaborative environment, contact Pragmatic Techsoft today. We’ll help you leverage the power of Odoo to bridge the gap and achieve seamless integration between your sales and manufacturing teams.

Stay tuned to our website and blogs for more insights on how Odoo 17 can revolutionize your business operations. 


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