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Developing a Vertical Industry Solution Using Odoo (A Case Study for Promotional Products Industry)
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Ort: Auditorium 500 - 10.11.23, 11:00 - 10.11.23, 11:30 (Europe/Brussels) (30 Minuten)
Developing a Vertical Industry Solution Using Odoo (A Case Study for Promotional Products Industry)
Kedar Joshi
Director of Implementation
Kedar Joshi
Director of Implementation

Kedar Joshi has been an integral part of Bista Solutions for the past seven years, specializing in the manufacturing space as well as the promotional products’ industry. Currently working as a Director of Implementation, he is a subject matter expert when it comes to promotional automation and manufacturing digitization. With over 20 years of experience in the ERP domain, working with multiple companies around the globe - Mr. Joshi dominates the field of cloud software solutions. In fact, his passion for the profession has allowed him to acquire the skills needed to excel in related areas; such as, business analysis, consultation, pre-sales, project implementation as well as custom projects.

In today's challenging business environment, Promotional Products’ companies are faced with increasing pressures from competitors to reduce costs, decrease lead times as well as improve and maintain quality.

Organizations in the Promotional Products’ space have specific requirements. A Distributor develops ideas for using promotional products in a marketing or promotional campaign, buys the items from the supplier and sells them to end-buyers. A Manufacturer manufactures the items and sells them to end-buyers. A Supplier manufactures, imports, converts and imprints promotional products offered for sale through the promotional products’ distributors.

Our promotional products’ solution, which leverages Odoo, automates the process of sourcing, storing, managing, manufacturing and distributing a company’s promotional items. The value of the talk is in our solution’s ability to unify business processes, encourage collaboration, provide freedom to shop, browse and negotiate, as well as focus on data for the dynamic trends.

Bista Promotional Solution offers the following value to our target audience: Distributors, Manufacturers and Suppliers. The talk will cover the elements listed below within our solution:
- Order Lines: Order lines feature allows the capture of Special Services, Sales Commission, Multi-Ship, Multi-Bill details and establishes communication between Sales, Purchase and Manufacturing.
- Decoration: The Decoration feature allows the capture of Decoration Method, Locations, Color Codes and Pricing.
- Artwork: Artwork feature allows capturing Art files, Designer details and tracking of Art Worksheet to notify Artwork or Sales Rep based on Artwork Status.
- Portals: Customer and Vendor Portal establish direct communication with and between Customers and Vendors. The Customer Portal facilitates online Artwork approvals and permits payment via credit cards.
- Procurement: Separate Purchase Orders can be triggered to Product Vendors and Decorators with an option for Dropship.
- Manufacturing: Manufacturing can be automated via Sales by generating a dynamic Bill of Material.
- Web2Print: Online Storefront to design, proof, and purchase printed materials online.
Integrations: Integrated with Promotional Platforms like ASI, PromoStandards & Coupa.