How Does the Delivery Lead Time Feature works in Odoo Sales Module?

How Does the Delivery Lead Time Feature works in Odoo Sales Module?

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The term delivery lead time refers to the period between the order has been placed and when that order is delivered to the customer. Delivery lead time is one of the most important parameter for due management of supply chains and inventory.

One of the most significant part of inventory management is to know the exact delivery lead time. The importance of delivery lead time increases a lot when it comes to perishable goods as it could be spoiled easily. If the shipment delays even by a day it could destroy the entire inventory.

There are times when customer lose their patience over  late delivery which could damage your business reputation. To safeguard yourself from such embarrassing situations, it is better to have a clear understanding of delivery lead times. Besides this, it also of great importance to have an open communication channel for providing accurate answers and to satisfy customer needs.

Delivery Lead Time working in Odoo Sales Module

➡️ Step 1: Go to the ‘Sales’ module.

Odoo Sales Module

First of all, we will go to the Sales module, and click on the same.

➡️ Step 2: Navigate to the ‘Product’ and click on ‘Product’.

Once you have clicked on the sales module, you will be redirected to the next page. Here you will have to click on the product template and then click on the product option.

➡️Step 3: Select the ‘Product’.

Delivery Lead Time working in Odoo Sales Module

After clicking on the products, it is time to select a specific product and apply delivery lead time to the same product.

➡️ Step 4: Click on the ‘Edit’ and jump to the ‘Inventory’ section.

Delivery Lead Time working in Odoo Sales Module

Here, we have picked cabinet with doors as a product. So, let’s click on edit and go to the inventory section.

➡️ Step 5: Go on the ‘Delivery Lead time’.

Delivery Lead Time working in Odoo Sales Module

Once you are in the inventory section, make sure to set a specific customer lead time.

Delivery Lead Time working in Odoo Sales Module

As you can see, here we have set the delivery lead time for 10 days. It means that the deliver of this product will take 10 days.

➡️ Step 6: Click on the ‘Save’ button.

Delivery Lead Time working in Odoo Sales Module

Once you have set a specific delivery lead time, make sure to click on the save button.

➡️ Step 7: Go to orders and click on the orders for creating new sales orders.

Delivery Lead Time working in Odoo Sales Module

Now, go to orders tab and click on the same. Click on orders option for creating a brand new sales order.

➡️ Step 8: Click on the ‘Create’ button.

Delivery Lead Time working in Odoo Sales Module

Here, click on the create button for creating a new sales order.

➡️ Step 9: Select the customer and go to the ‘Orders lines’ and click on ‘Add a product’.

Delivery Lead Time working in Odoo Sales Module

First of all, pick a customer and select the order line section. Once you have done that, click on add a product option.

➡️ Step 10: Add a product that configures the delivery lead time.

Delivery Lead Time working in Odoo Sales Module

Adding a product will help you configure the delivery lead time for the same.

➡️ Step 11: Here we can click to open the direct product template and then see the details of the products.

Delivery Lead Time working in Odoo Sales Module

If you want to ensure that you have set the correct delivery lead time, you can do so by clicking on the arrow. It will then showcase  a product template where you can see all the product details.

➡️ Step 12: Click on the ‘Save’ button.

Delivery Lead Time working in Odoo Sales Module