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What setup should be done to automatically group Manufacturing Orders by products?

Volodymyr Leonov
on 9/22/14, 10:02 AM 2,049 views

I am trying to setup a new food production company in OpenERP 8. The besic business process requires me to group Manufacturing Orders by type of product. Currently I have next preconditions: 


  1. Egg; Stockable Product; Unit(s); Routes: Buy, Make To Order; Suppliers: Shop, Minimum Quantity = 6
  2. Flour; Stockable Product; Kg; Routes: Buy, Make To Order; Suppliers: Shop, Minimum Quantity = 1
  3. Pancakes; Stockable Product; Unit(s); Routes: Manufacture, Make To Order; BOM: 
    1. Egg; Quantity=2
    2. Flour; Quantity=0,5

One sales order with two lines: 

  1. Pancakes; Quantity=1
  2. Pancakes; Quantity=1

When I confirm sales for this quota and run all procurements I will receive: 

  1. Two Manufacturing Orders - this is not very comfortable, but ok.
  2. One Purchase Quota with two lines: 
    1. Egg; Quantity=12
    2. Flour; Quantity=2

System suggest to buy me twice more than I expect it will and the reason because initialy it creates two MO. 

Please advice me the correct way how to solve it, as I do not belive that it is a bug. 

Maybe I could solve it when I put the Product->Suppliers->Minimum Quantity to the minimum possible value. But for now system limit it to 1. So I would need to have a minimal UOM for each component product. But maybe there is some another way to do it?

Volodymyr Leonov
on 9/22/14, 10:18 AM
Ray Carnes
On 9/22/14, 6:51 PM

Change from 'MAKE TO ORDER' to 'MAKE TO STOCK' and add an order point of 0.

MAKE TO ORDER = ignore any existing stock, always order the full amount of materials when a sale is created.

You will then get ONE Manufacturing Order for EVERYTHING you need every time you run the Scheduler - which is configurable to run once per shift, per day, on demand, etc

Make to Stock is gone in v8, Buy, Manuacture, Make to Order. So I assume you mean Make to Order = False?

EUGE Consulting, E.R. Spada II
on 9/30/14, 1:00 AM

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