OpenBravo: A web based open source ERP/Procurement system for SMEs

I discovered Openbravo today. Could anyone enlight me about this open source software and company?

I found out that Red Herring has selected Openbravo as a winner of Red Herring 100 Europe 2007, an award given to the top 100 private technology companies based in the EMEA region (Europe, Middle East and Africa) each year.


Openbravo is an open source ERP solution designed specifically for the SME (small to midsize firm). Developed in a web based environment, it includes many robust functionalities which are considered part of the extended ERP: procurement and warehouse management, project and service management, production management, and financial management.
Additionally, this same application seemlessly integrates the rest of the areas, starting with a management scope directly helping clients with its CRM (Customer Relationship Management) and BI (Business Intelligence).


Procurement management

Rates, purchase orders, goods receipts, invoice registration and accounting, purchase planning, etc.
Openbravo’s handling of the flow of supply guarantees the integrity, tracking, and homogeneity of the entire process. Each document in the supply process is based on the information contained in the previous document, so that repetitive introduction of data and human errors are avoided. In this way, it is possible to navigate through different documents that conform to a determined flow (order, goods receipt, invoice, payment) and know in real time the state of any given order (pending, delivered, partially delivered, invoiced, etc). The natural integration of this process with accounting guarantees that the finance department always has up to date and reliable data at its disposal.

* Purchase planning, based on production necessities, keeping in mind minimum stock levels, goods receipts dates, and pending requests.
* 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.
* 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.
* 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).
* Relationship between orders, delivery notes and invoices.
* Expense Invoices.
* Massive printing of documents.
* Purchasing order reports, vendor invoices.

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