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From "Sharan Foga"<sha...@apache.org>
Subject Re: RE: Multiple Subsidiaries in OfBiz
Date Wed, 01 Feb 2017 15:24:23 GMT
Hi James

I'm afraid that no check list exists for this. I think the strategy in the past was to create
demo data covering a wide range of requirements. People downloading OFBiz could load the data
and then decide which suited them.

They could then copy those files and edit them to reflect their own setup. Then they could
load OFBiz using their 'updated versions of demo files' which would fit their businesses better.

I think that we miss this type of documentation and functional setup information so as a community
it would be good for us to focus on it and close these gaps.

If you're willing to help us develop this further and share your experience that would be


On 2017-02-01 00:09 (+0100), <james@productive1.com> wrote: 
> Sharon - Given that it is complex has there been a check list or
> document created that shows all the relationships and roles that are
> needed for this to function correctly?  Thanks in advance!
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: Re: Multiple Subsidiaries in OfBiz
> From: "Sharan Foga"<sharan@apache.org>
> Date: Tue, January 31, 2017 2:14 am
> To: <user@ofbiz.apache.org>
> Hi James
> At one point the standard OFBiz demo had demo data that was that of a
> global parent company with multiple subsidiaries. We decided it was a
> bit too complicated a setup for most people so simplified the demo data
> to be a lot simpler (i.e a single company). 
> This means that somewhere in our SVN there are some demo data files that
> could help you if you are having problems setting things up.
> Thanks
> Sharan
> On 2017-01-23 23:58 (+0100), <james@productive1.com> wrote: 
> > Hi all I am new to this group so hopefully I am posting in the correct
> > areas. We would like to set up OfBiz with Multiple Companies that all
> > roll up into a Parent Company. We are looking for the following:
> > 
> > Separate Vendors (CRM tied to a separate company)
> > Separate Customers (CRM tied to a seperate company
> > Sales Associates can be tied to multiple companies
> > Each company can fulfill from each others warehouse (intercompany
> > transaction)
> > Should be able to invoice each other
> > Warehouses should be tied to a company
> > Stores should be tied to a company
> > Financials Should be tied to a company
> > Purchases Should be tied to a company
> > Each company could have separate currency
> > Each company could have separate language
> > 
> > We can use external reporting to handle the Intercompany consolidation
> > 
> > My question is does Ofbiz handle this OTB? If so what are the key areas
> > we need to configure for this to handle properly.
> > 
> > Thanks in Advance.
> > 
> > James
> > Productive One
> >

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