Maarten Tromp
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Maarten Tromp

Director of Product Management

AnnouncementsRetail Trends

It’s notoriously difficult to get demand planning right in the fast-moving fashion retailing. Customers’ tastes change and so does the weather! So, I imagine that even rivals to Swedish giant H&M must have some sympathy when it admitted that its unsold inventory had grown 7% in the past year to

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Announcements

The wait is finally over and Openbravo is delighted to announce that the Openbravo Advanced Warehouse and Inventory Management (AWO) module  is now commercially available. In an era marked by intense competition and  disruption of existing retail business models, it is more important than ever for organizations with retail operations

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Retail Trends

As part of the Advanced Warehouse Operations (AWO), which on its turn is at the center of the new Openbravo Supply Chain Suite, the Inventory Status (IS) allows organizations to distinguish between good and bad stock, stock that is avaiable or not avaialabe,  and stock that should be  taken into

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Announcements

As part of the Advanced Warehouse Operations (AWO), which is at the center of the new Openbravo Supply Chain Suite, the multiple alternative unit of measure (AUM) feature gives organizations more flexibility in defining the base unit of measure (BUM) of a product – typically used for costing purposes – while

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Announcements

The waiting is finally over and so now is the time to elaborate on what cool features will be included in v1 of Openbravo’s AWO — and what features will come later. Advanced Warehouse Operations (AWO) is at the center of the new Openbravo Supply Chain Suite. It manages inventory

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Announcements

Advanced Warehouse Operations (AWO) is at the center of the new Openbravo Supply Chain Suite. It manages inventory once it is inside the warehouse and dynamically assigns bins or determines the most appropriate stock to be picked according to pre-configured set of rules or algorithms. It includes the multiple alternative

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Halsted Store in Zimbabwe
Announcements

Recently, I had the pleasure to talk about the benefits of advanced planning to one of Openbravo’s long-term customers Halsteds, in Harare, Zimbabwe. The initial purpose was to introduce the Advanced Warehouse Management functionality and also touch upon the other components of the Openbravo Supply Chain Suite , one of

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Retail Trends

Stock-outs, overstock and forced mark-downs as result of products nearing their expiry date are not  the only sources of losses in retailers’ day-to-day operations. Inaccurate inventory records cause big headaches for employees and can seriously damage the customer experience, causing customers to walk out your store. Complex legacy systems and

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AnnouncementsindustriesRestaurants

Following our Roadmap Update webinar on May 25 (now available in English and Spanish), we are pleased to invite you to a webinar series in June that will present in more detail some of our coolest upcoming innovations. To find out more and register for these new webinars, please click

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Openbravo is globally well-known for its open source ERP system. We have been able to move relatively fast into this crowded arena thanks to some of the characteristics of the Openbravo technology platform: the modularity and metadata-driven development of our native cloud systems enable us to  add new functionalities while

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