Most essential Odoo ERP modules eCommerce businesses must integrateby Alex Forsyth Developer
Just like the other industries, the eCommerce industry too needs an all-in-one integrated software system like Odoo ERP. And here are the most common and essential Odoo modules that every eCommerce business must integrate into their business systems to streamline the workflow.
Introduced back in the year 2005, Odoo ERP still serves as the one-in-all integrated ERP software solution to businesses of all sizes and verticals. The ERP modular nature has proved to fit every unique business need. More than 7 million businesses of different sizes and sectors have adopted the ERP for automating and efficiently managing processes like project management, customer relationship management, sales and order management, financial management, accounting management, and more. Also, because of the highly flexible, scalable, and customisable nature of the ERP, Odoo can be the perfect fit for startups, SMEs, and enterprises. Odoo is backed by thousands of different modules that can be customised as per the industry type and the business requirements and processes.
Now, talking about the eCommerce industry, here is the list of the most common modules that these eCommerce businesses must integrate into their systems to boost the efficiency of the processes and automate and streamline their workflow.
The Sales module:
The Sales module of the ERP is one of the most essential modules for eCommerce businesses. This particular module helps the users to efficiently manage their business sales and orders regardless of the sales and orders volumes. Managing huge volumes of sales and orders becomes easy and quick with the Odoo Sales module. Also, it enables users to easily and quickly create new orders, check on the existing sales orders, and manage the entire sales process as per the requirements. If any sales order is confirmed, the order gets processed automatically with the help of this ERP module. In simple words, the Odoo Sales module gives the users complete control of the sales, orders, deliverables, and billing.
Finance and Accounting module:
With this module of the software, the eCommerce users can effectively and seamlessly manage the huge financial calculations, analytics accounting, efficiently handle budget management, tax management, automated invoicing, financial indicators, statement management, electronic bank transfers, and all the other financial aspects of the business.
The Inventory Module:
With the help of the Inventory module, eCommerce businesses can effectively and smoothly manage multiple warehouses and different stock locations at a time. Users can also quickly and automatically define the stock locations, output and input locations for every single warehouse integrating this module of the ERP.
CRM or Customer Relationship Management:
The CRM module is one of the primary eCommerce modules of Odoo. With this module, the users can easily manage leads, bugs, opportunities, customers, customer feedback, notifications sent and received from the customers, manage real-time communication with the customers, and do much more.
The eCommerce module:
As online selling and buying are increasing day by day, it often becomes difficult for eCommerce businesses to manage both the front-end and back-end processes. Odoo eCommerce module integration helps to easily synchronise the front-end and the backend without any coding or using a lengthy procedure.
Apart from these 5 most important modules, an eCommerce business also needs to integrate some other modules of Odoo like those for project management, human resource management, shipping, purchase management, marketing management, and a few more. Customising, integrating and implementing the right ones can make eCommerce business management seamless and hassle-free, automating all these tedious tasks and functions.
Alex Forsyth is a professional and experienced Odoo ERP consultant associated with a reliable Odoo implementation partner and consultancy firm in Australia, Envertis Software Solutions. The author has written this article about the most essential Odoo modules every eCommerce business must integrate into their system to boost the business efficiency and streamline the workflow.
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