Odoo OpenERP Manufacturing helps manufacturers especially those that operate within a different mode (process, discrete, repetitive, etc.) environment—design, manufacture, and distribute products in a timely fashion; use appropriate processes that optimize resources; material, machinery, tools etc and satisfy the expectations about quality and delivery.
Material Resource Planning manages the auto procurement for production. It can also be set with minimum quantity.
With advanced features such as Master Production Schedule, it does Advanced Planning and Scheduling. Resources can be scheduled well in advanced against Order or Against Make to Stock. It comes with a neat Gantt chart which visualises the load on resources and completion of the production.
It comes with Real Time Inventory Valuation. Journal entries against Manufacturing Orders are posted consisting of Material cost, Work Centres cost and Labor cost.