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From Surya Kusumakar <kusumakar.of...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: customers raising PO directly to a supplier
Date Wed, 13 Jun 2012 09:01:29 GMT
Hi Arihant,

Ofbiz supports Drop Shipment process where Customer can place order and
that order is fulfilled by Supplier, no inventory management will be needed
at Company's end. To run this process you have to make changes at Product
Store and Supplier Product level. The check at Product Store is
RequirementMethodEnumId which should be set to Drop Ship Only also put the
Supplier Product at drop ship check to Yes.

When this process is run system will create Sales Order along with Purchase
Order, when purchase order will be completed by Supplier automatically
Sales order will get completed. You can also make changes at Product level,
if you want to drop ship only few products.

Thanks & Regards
Surya Kusumakar

On Wed, Jun 13, 2012 at 1:36 PM, arihant jain <onlyforsadhana@gmail.com>wrote:

> hi,
> we are planning to use ofbiz for a trading company. While most of the way
> this company does business is to source products from its suppliers
> (overseas) and sell them to customers (local market) for a margin. So the
> standard ofbiz process of sales order raised by customer to the company,
> purchase order by company to its supplier works fine along with inventory
> management.
> For a small part of the business, the company also operates in a mode
> wherein the customer raises an order directly to the company's supplier.
> And the company is paid a commission by the supplier. In this case the
> products are directly shipped by supplier to the customer and the company's
> inventory will have no impact. Does ofbiz provide a way of dealing with
> this scenario? Any pointers will help.
> Thanks
> Arihant

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