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An operating unit (OU) is an organizational entity part of a company

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Beta License: LGPL-3 OCA/operating-unit Translate me on Weblate Try me on Runboat

This module introduces the following features:

  • It introduces the operating unit to the purchase order.

  • The operating unit is copied to the invoice.

  • The operating unit is copied to the stock picking.

  • It implements user’s security rules.

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Follow these steps:

  1. Use or create a new Operating Unit in Settings -> Users & Companies -> Operating Unit (OU)

  2. Assign the OU to the User in Settings -> Users & Companies -> Users

  3. Create a new Warehouse for the OU in Inventory -> Warehouse Management -> Warehouses.

  4. Create a new Purchase Order with the OU and confirm it.

  5. The OU is propagated to the Stock Picking.

  6. After the confirmation, create a new Invoice. The OU is propagated, but you have to verify that the Journal has the same OU.

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  • Eficent

  • Serpent Consulting Services Pvt. Ltd.



This module is maintained by the OCA.

Odoo Community Association

OCA, or the Odoo Community Association, is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to support the collaborative development of Odoo features and promote its widespread use.

This module is part of the OCA/operating-unit project on GitHub.

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