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An airline company had purchase department to manage its purchase operations in order to provide best-in-class service to customers. Purchase department had also involved to procure parts and services to perform maintenance activities for fleets.
Purchase department must report clear accountability about the process of managing request for purchase (RFP), about the process of negotiating orders, about the process of maintaining list of approved vendors and about the process of approval from purchase manager.
Purchasing activities were increased and the company had to scale Purchase department.
Until transparency and accountability established, it was tough for any strategic decision about expansion.
Airline company wanted accuracy and ease-of-using purchasing system.
Approval from the purchase manager must required for high value purchase order.
RFP must be generated and sent to all qualified vendors on-time.
Track real time information about how effectively purchase department negotiating and choosing best supplier.
Odoo’s purchase application would be a best fit here. Once we completed conversation with the client they were totally convinced to go with Odoo’s default functionalities without customization. It seemed worth using Odoo for scaling purchase department by improving transparency and accountability through efficiently managing RFP, negotiation, vendors list.
Let’s discuss one of the purchase operation to show how efficiently Odoo helps to the purchase department’s employees to generate RFP, send it to various suppliers, negotiated order and place orders after getting approval from Purchase manager.
Airlines wants to place its fleet’s maintenance contract having budget of approximately $10million.
Approximate 5% increase on year-to-year total negotiation price after implementing a system. This is the direct benefit on a baseline.
Scaling purchase department had not been the problem anymore. As low-level operations have been handled and scaled efficiently.
Backup vendor list can serve alternate options whenever required.