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Odoo in the Utilities Industry
Location: Studio 8 - 10/6/21, 5:00 PM - 10/6/21, 5:30 PM (Europe/Brussels) (30 minutes)

Odoo in the Utilities Industry
Manuel Sauer CEO  at SAMSA-IT GmbH

Manuel Sauer is CEO of SAMSA-IT GmbH, an Odoo Gold partner in Germany.

He is an IT-Architect and accounting expert.

He has more than 11 years experience in the utilities industry.


In the utilities industry products like electricity, gas, heat, water or telephone minutes, and number of sent SMS need to be billed.

We explain that most of the functionality is covered by the subscription app in Odoo and show how the missing features can be integrated into Odoo Enterprise.

Key learnings:

- Odoo is not a utility specific industry solution but it suffices most billing and accounting requirements.

- Neccessary settings in accounting for utility products to be billed

- Utility billing has two sides: billing of customers and checking the bills of suppliers.

- Understanding how billing is done based on consumption records

Value to the audience:

- Possibility to do billing in the utility industry

- Possibility to do consumption record based billing

Target audience:

- Utility companies

- Telecommunication providers

- Companies with products that are not calculated with quantity times price but are based on consumption records.