Openbravo Functionality

Openbravo 3 includes a broad functional footprint that provides a firm foundation for business agility.

It is based on a single, integrated database model covering all key application areas of a complete business management system, including seamless integration to Point of Sale (POS).

Financial Management and Accounting

The financial management and accounting functionality provided by Openbravo ERP are designed to minimize manual data input on behalf of the user, thereby freeing them from tedious, routine tasks and allowing greater focus on other, more value added tasks.

Openbravo ERP helps you to increase your finance department’s value by streamlining and automating labor-intensive transaction possessing and reporting functions. Freeing skilled finance professionals from routine activities enables them to provide greater value to the organization – through operational insight, strategic action, and better understanding of the drivers for value and improved performance.

Procurement Management

Openbravo’s procurement module puts you in control of your supply chain, with streamlined functionality to minimize acquisition costs and optimize collaboration with your trading partners.

Benefits

  • Maximize cash flow by standardizing and automating account payable (AP) processes.
  • Reduce inventory and distribution costs, while maintaining high service levels.
  • Share inventory and usage information with suppliers through secure role-based browser access, and easy web services integration.
  • Control employee purchases through centralized web-based requisition management.
  • Integrate warehouse processes to reduce waste, errors, and cycle times.
  • Respond quickly to inventory shortages, supply changes, and shipment delays.

Feature Highlights

  1. Purchase planning, based on production necessities, keeping in mind minimum stock levels, goods receipts dates, and pending requests.
  2. Support for purchase requisitions for centralized purchase management.
  3. Purchase orders. Rates applications: prices, discounts and price limit controls. Warehouse control of goods pending receipt. Correction of orders. Creation of purchase orders from sales orders. Refunds to the vendor.
  4. Receipts. Automatic creation from pending order lines. Automation of incoming goods (location according to priority). Refunds to the vendor (according to stocks). Cancellation of delivery notes.
  5. Purchase invoices. Application of rates: prices, discounts and control of price limit. Automatic creation from order lines or delivery note lines pending invoicing. Invoicing of goods processed in consignment order. Cancellation of invoice (leaving pending for invoicing the associated documents).
  6. Relationship between orders, delivery notes and invoices.
  7. Expense Invoices.
  8. Massive printing of documents.
  9. Purchasing order reports, vendor invoices.

Warehouse Management

The warehouse management processes built into Openbravo ERP allows the inventory in your organization to always be up to date and correctly valued. The possibility of defining the warehouse structure of your organization to unit level (storage bins) facilitates the exact localization of your stock at any time. Additionally, the capacity for managing product lots and the possibility of using serial numbers assure compliance with the tracking requirements imposed by the majority of industries.

Feature Highlights

  1. Warehouses and storage bins (multiple warehouse use available).
  2. Stock products in multiple units (for example in kilograms and boxes).
  3. Personalized product attributes in the warehouse (color, size, quality description, etc.).
  4. Lot and serial numbers.
  5. Management of bundles in warehouses.
  6. Restocking control.
  7. Traceability configurable by product.
  8. Movement among warehouses.
  9. Picking strategies (according to stock, with rules of priority by expiry, location, etc.).
  10. Physical inventory. Inventory planning. Continuous inventory.
  11. Reports of movements, tracking, stock, arrivals/departures, expiry, inventories, locations, etc. Personalized reports.
  12. Integrated with Openbravo POS

Project and Service Management

This functionality is orientated towards companies whose activities are based on the delivery of projects and services. With relationship to projects, Openbravo ERP allows for the management of budgets, phases, tasks, expenses and purchases related with each individual project. These projects may be related to monitoring construction projects or even sending out and sales and purchase related requests. The service component permits companies to define services and resources and control all activities. These activities may or may not be billable, for internal or external customers, and be monitored for incurred expenses at a detailed level.

Feature Highlights

  1. Project types, phases and tasks.
  2. Expenses associated with a project.
  3. Historical salary categories associated to project costs.
  4. Made-to-order projects and generation of sales orders from templates.
  5. Construction projects. Invoice to origin (by project).
  6. Rates by project.
  7. Budget report. Tracking of actions regarding budget estimates.
  8. Generation of purchase orders.
  9. Project reports.
  10. Resources.
  11. Register of services.
  12. Internal expenses.
  13. Invoicing of expenses.
  14. Invoicing of services.
  15. Levels of service.
  16. Activities report

Production Management

The production functions and plant management in Openbravo ERP allow a complete shaping of the productive structure of each organization (sections, cost centers and work centers) as well as the relevant data for production: production plans (operation sequences), and products used to make one another. Currently, the functionality provided by Openbravo ERP is orientated towards covering the usual necessities of a discrete production environment: production planning and requests related to procurement using MRP, creation of manufacturing orders, job reports (notification of times and consumption), calculating costs of production, notification of job incidents and maintenance reports.

Feature Highlights

  1. Plant structures.
  2. HFG’s (Homogeneous Functional Groups) or Cost Centers.
  3. Work centers and machines.
  4. Materials Requirement Planning (MRP) keeping in mind client requests, existing clients, stock levels, and minimum order quantities.
  5. Production plans, with multiple arriving products and multiple departing products.
  6. Production orders.
  7. Sequence creation and products for each order phase.
  8. Confirmations with data relating to the production plan and pre-filled sequence.
  9. Calculation of production costs with the possibility of adding indirect costs.
  10. Work incidences.
  11. Types of equipment and management of each piece of equipment.
  12. Preventive maintenance and maintenance types.

Sales and Customer Relationship Management

Nowadays, business organizations handle a great deal of data in the practice of their business activities. This does not necessarily mean that they have available to them the necessary information for the management of their enterprise. The Business Intelligence component of Openbravo ERP, integrated into the management system, will help you to monitor of the state of your company, providing you with the relevant information for decision-making. The predefined balanced scorecard will allow you to verify, through the monitoring of a series of key indicators, if the defined strategy is being correctly implemented in your organization.

Feature Highlights

  1. Sales areas.
  2. Sales orders. Direct sales. Pre-sales. Telesales. Rate applications: prices, discounts and price limit controls. Reserves of goods in warehouse for unprocessed orders. Notification of customer risks. Correction of orders.
  3. Types of order documents: estimations (with and without reserves of goods), standards, warehouses (automatic delivery note generation), Points of sale (automatic generation of delivery note and invoice).
  4. Delivery note. Automatic creation from pending order lines. Automation of the outgoing orders (according to stocks, with rules of priority by expiry, location, etc). Cancellation of delivery notes.
  5. Automatic generation of delivery notes.
  6. Invoicing process. For all types of invoicing: immediate, delivered goods, order completely delivered. Periodically, (weekly, fortnightly, monthly).
  7. Invoice registration. Rate applications: prices, discounts and price limit controls. Automatic creation from order lines or delivery note lines of delivery notes pending of being invoiced. Notification of customer risks. Invoice cancellation (leaving associated documents pending invoice).
  8. Massive printing of documents (orders, delivery notes, invoices), with individual selection criteria for the user.
  9. Possibility of the creation of documents in any order and to disregard documents not required (Order-Delivery note-Invoice; Order-Invoice-Delivery note; Delivery note-Invoice; Invoice).
  10. Commissions.
  11. Reports of orders, sales order supplied, delivery notes, invoices, orders not invoiced, details of invoicing.
  12. Integrated with order capture systems by (palm and pocket PC).
  13. Standardized customer information (360° vision).
  14. Management of requests. Integration with E-mail.
  15. Integrated with Openbravo POS
  • Centralized management of price lists
  • Synchronization of daily in-store sales

Business Intelligence

Nowadays, business organizations handle a great deal of data in the practice of their business activities. This does not necessarily mean that they have available to them the necessary information for the management of their enterprise. The Business Intelligence component of Openbravo ERP, integrated into the management system, will help you to monitor of the state of your company, providing you with the relevant information for decision-making. The predefined balanced scorecard will allow you to verify, through the monitoring of a series of key indicators, if the defined strategy is being correctly implemented in your organization.

Feature Highlights

  1. Integrated with application management.
  2. Reports definable by user.
  3. Pre-established dimensions (third party, product, product category, product category, project, campaign, etc.) and dimensions established by use.
  4. Predefined balanced scorecard

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