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Re: MTO question

by
Elmatica AS, Luis Alberto Panozzo
- 04/08/2016 13:44:16
Two comments here:
1.- I know it was not an Odoo bug. It is just that Odoo way is not our way of conducting business which means we have to find alternatives. Odoo prioritizes economy of processing while we favour granularity.

2.- Your suggestion:
Impressive to say the least.
But somehow, I am not surprised coming from you. You have set a very high bar. 
Thank you for the pointer. We will see if we can integrate it in our current flow.


Luis Panozzo (Lp)
Technology Manager
Elmatica AS
luis.panozzo@elmatica.com
Skype: luispanozzo

On 8 April 2016 at 13:11, Jordi Ballester Alomar <jordi.ballester@eficent.com> wrote:
Luis,

This is not a bug of Odoo. It is the way that procurements are connected with purchasing.

In order to fulfill your need, you need extra tools. What you may need is to decouple a bit more the procurement and purchasing, so that purchasing has some more flexibility in the decisions releated to how to purchase what is being asked.

See:

Code here:


On Fri, Apr 8, 2016 at 12:11 PM, Luis Panozzo <luis.panozzo@elmatica.com> wrote:
Environment:
We have many products defined with the MTO / Buy Route options.
And we use drop shipping.

Scenario: 
An agent confirms a quotation for product 123 which is manufactured by supplier S1. 
Let's say we MAY want this delivered by April 30th in UK (or it may end up being May 30th, according to the customer)
The corresponding draft PO (RFQ) is generated but given the uncertainty of the delivery date we can not confirm the PO.

One hour later another quotation (this time for product 321) -which is also manufactured by S1- is confirmed. But this product needs to be delivered by May 15th in Germany
The system detects an open RFQ for S1 and adds the second product to it.

Which is not what we want since we need a separate RFQ to be created.

Are we missing something in the proper configuration of the purchase methodology? Any module anyone may be aware of to bypass this situation?

Thank you in advance

Luis Panozzo (Lp)
Technology Manager
Elmatica AS
luis.panozzo@elmatica.com
Skype: luispanozzo

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