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Working with OpenERP by Greg Moss

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A real-world example – producing a custom-printed t-shirt

In OpenERP you manufacture products by creating manufacturing orders. For our example, we will be printing t-shirts that have a custom-designed logo. The basic manufacturing process itself involves using a screen to apply ink to each of the t-shirts. For now, we don't need to know all the details of this process to begin using OpenERP to help schedule and track the manufacturing of the product.

The basic steps in the process are simple:

  1. Define a bill of materials that determine what items are needed to produce the final product.
  2. Use a manufacturing order to print a design on the blank t-shirts.
  3. Deliver the printed t-shirts to a customer.

Installing manufacturing resource planning (MRP)

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