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Re: Offline, asynchronous sales

Fabien Pinckaers (fp)
- 12/30/2014 13:39:51
The Odoo Point of Sale does what you need. It works in offline mode and
sync automatically when the connection is available.

On 12/29/2014 05:22 PM, Felipe Scarel wrote:
> Hello all,
> I'm looking into Odoo as a possible solution for a customer of mine, for
> sales and inventory management. Since I didn't find (at least, not
> visibly) a link to search on list archives, I'm asking here.
> This customer has his salesmen travel around, to different cities even,
> and sell products. It's not guaranteed that they'll have Internet access
> in remote locations. Are there any modules or addons that would enable
> the salesmen to sell products "offline", and later on perform a
> synchronization step with the main DB of the Odoo system for consistency?
> I don't know if such a feature exists, but I imagine it'd work like this:
>   * User downloads a current state of the Odoo DB with the relevant
>     information (client lists, products, warehouse availability, etc.);
>     alternatively, a cached copy exists. I'm aware this most likely
>     entails the user having a full-blown Odoo installation locally.
>   * User goes to a remote area, is now offline.
>   * User makes a sale, data is updated locally (of course, some data
>     could already be inconsistent, especially product availability).
>   * User goes online, synchronizes with main Odoo DB; sales are
>     uploaded, and inventory is updated accordingly.
> Is there any addon that provides this kind of functionality? Thanks in
> advance for any input.
> Kind regards,
> -- 
> *Felipe Scarel*
> Information Security and Infrastructure Consultant
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> Phone: (+55)(61)91297200
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