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How to handle Buyouts/NonStandard Purchases in Odoo?

Serpent Consulting Services Pvt. Ltd.
on 7/3/15, 4:18 AM 955 views

When we purchase inventory items once off for various jobs we dont necessarily want to create a product each time.

This just becomes too cumbersome as we will end up with thousands of once products.


For instance with machining charges on various items.

We have created a product called Engineering Service.

If we were to create a product for each time we modified or engineered something we would have a never ending list.


So we use Engineering Service as the generic product and reference the scope of work etc in the description field.

Some of these jobs are happening simultaneously and it is not so easy to book it in and out against each other.

Eventually there is no way to track these purchases.


Is there a way to take these non-standard purchases in a separate lot with their associated costs and then allocate these from this lot against the invoices

@serpent you wrote "They then need to appear exactly as below so that we can pick the quantities and assign the appropriate costs to these.". Please edit your question and complete the question which is missing at below. So we can understand the problem in better way.

Emipro Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
on 7/3/15, 7:58 AM

It was a picture, not needed. So removed the line, Thanks.

Serpent Consulting Services Pvt. Ltd.
on 7/3/15, 8:33 AM

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Asked: 7/3/15, 4:18 AM
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