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ADempiere 3.4 ERP Solutions

Bayu Cahya Pamungkas

Implementing an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system in your organization can be a smooth process when you follow this ADempiere tutorial. From understanding the basics to customizing for your own needs, it’s a great intro to an excellent system.
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Book Details

ISBN 139781847197269
Paperback460 pages

About This Book

  • Successfully implement ADempiere—an open source, company-wide ERP solution—to manage and coordinate all the resources, information, and functions of a business
  • Master data management and centralize the functions of various business departments in an advanced ERP system
  • Efficiently manage business documents such as purchase/sales orders, material receipts/shipments, and invoices
  • Extend and customize ADempiere to meet your business needs
  • Written in a clear and practical manner, this book follows a realistic case-study example enabling you to learn about ADempiere fundamentals and best practices along the way

Who This Book Is For

If you want to easily implement ADempiere in your organization, this book is for you. This book will also be beneficial to system users and administrators who wish to implement an ERP system. No previous knowledge of ADempiere is required. A basic knowledge of accounting and the standard business workflow would be beneficial.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: ADempiere Installation
ADempiere hardware and operating system requirements
Installing the Sun Java Development Kit (JDK)
Installing databases
Installing ADempiere on the server side
Installing ADempiere on the client side
Reading the ADempiere 3.4.2s release notes
Chapter 2: Exploring the ADempiere Client and Performing Tasks
The Connection aspect of ADempiere
Managing ADempiere client
Performing tasks
Chapter 3: Exploring Company Structures and the Initial Client Setup
Sample apparel company structure
ADempiere company structures
Managing the Chart of accounts template
Creating a new ADempiere client
Reviewing your new ADempiere client creation
Taking a look at the other configuration parts
Chapter 4: Setting up Master Data and Knowing its Accounting Configuration
Introduction to master data accounting configuration
Managing a Business Partner
Company financial management
Using multiple currencies
Price management
Product management
Chapter 5: Procurement Activities
Introduction to the ADempiere Document
Working on a Purchase Requisition
Working with Purchase Orders
Receiving material
Managing vendor invoices
Making a payment to the vendor
Chapter 6: Landed Costs, Production, and Sales Activities
Activating the accounting processor
Landed costs
Manufacturing finished goods—shirts
Proposal or Quotation document
Sales Order
Generating customer invoices
Account receivable payment
Managing direct sales
Chapter 7: Accounting Information and Configuration
Managing ADempiere accounts
Introducing accounting dimensions
Re-posting a document
A walkthrough of the Accounting Schema
Avoiding Product Inventory Clearing journal entries
Practicing commitment accounting
General Ledger distribution
Product costs information
Chapter 8: Managing Inventory
Introducing Product Attributes
Managing internal use of inventory
Managing Physical Inventory
Moving Inventory
Chapter 9: ADempiere Workflow
Knowing the General workflow—a step-by-step guide
Understanding ADempiere workflow
Document process workflow
Document value workflow
Chapter 10: Reporting Management
Introduction to the ADempiere standard printing feature
Customizing Reports
Financial Reporting
Reporting Hierarchy
Info window
Integration with JasperReports
Chapter 11: Importing Data
ADempiere's import mechanism
Import the Business Partner information
Importing Products
Importing currency rates
Importing General Ledger journal entries
Import Orders
Importing Invoices
Importing Inventory
Importing a Bank Statement
Chapter 12: Implementing Security
Managing ADempiere user IDs
Managing user ID access control
Recording access security rules
Working with Role Data Access in detail
Obscuring information

What You Will Learn

  • Create your own sample company by making a fictitious case study work with common business processes starting from the purchase order for raw materials to the shipping of finished goods
  • All accounting facts/journals generated in ADempiere are thoroughly explained
  • Add and maintain important data such as customers, vendors, company bank account and cash book, and products
  • Create procurement documents including order requisition, purchase order, material receipt, vendor invoice, and vendor payment
  • Effectively handle post-production activities and documents such as quotations, bank statements, sales orders, shipments, and invoicing
  • Configure financial reports and create you own
  • Understand how to import important business data such as business partners, products, currency rates, and bank and inventory statements

In Detail

Enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems are essential in today's business market. There are many options for ERP systems; however, ADempiere offers a solid foundation for developing a powerful ERP system that helps your business to manage data efficiently, streamline different processes, lower costs, and improve the efficiency levels without too much complexity.

This practical book offers a comprehensive understanding of ADempiere and a look at its main features by way of developing and enhancing a sample case study from concept to deployment. This book will help you model complex business processes with ease.

You will learn to install ADempiere followed by configuring the company structure and the initial client set up. You can start working with ADempiere immediately because this book will get you up and running quickly and assumes no knowledge or experience of working with ADempiere. ADempiere3.4 ERP Solutions enables you to set up the accounting parts, define the prerequisite data, learn about product and price management, and perform procurement and sales activities. When you read the book, you'll understand the concept behind the ADempiere workflow and the important function of managing the inventory. Activities such as making user-defined financial reports, procedures on importing data, and security will be covered in detail, and you will also learn about the application dictionary.

ADempiere generates accounting facts/journals automatically. In this book, you will understand the impact of these accounting facts in detail. This book will give you a comprehensive study on how to easily implement ADempiere and make the best use of this open source ERP system.


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