During the ERP Implementation procedure, one of the common words we heard is “Customization”. In simple terms, customization refers “To modify existing ERP functionalities” for leverage benefits. Either its interface modification or code modification.

In the past, legacy software vendors provided rigid, pre-packaged solutions, leaving clients with no choice but to use these inbuilt features as they were. However, in the modern era of technology, the power has shifted to customers, granting them the flexibility to select modules and customize software according to their unique needs. 

Certainly, in the realm of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), customization often gives rise to a plethora of doubts and uncertainties. For example, questions frequently surface regarding its potential impact on performance, as well as concerns about potential issues arising during implementation and more.  Choosing a reliable best Odoo customization company becomes crucial in addressing these concerns, ensuring that tailored solutions align seamlessly with business processes while mitigating risks associated with customization.

A Common Type of ERP Customization, But Not Limited To Following!

odoo Interface Changes

Interface Changes

Usability design changes based on end-user preferences.

odoo Integration


As the Customer mind always looking for more, with modern Cloud base ERP like Odoo, Third-party integration is common requirements from the client now-days.

odoo Layout & Formatting

Layout & Formatting

Do the required changes in forms, reports, and button actions to achieve localization functionality. 

odoo Extension


Source code Changes, add new features, change workflow changes to enhance functionality.

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Is Odoo ERP Really Scalable Enough To Adopt Customization?

Reviews of any Odoo ERP Customisation is multidimensional.

An Odoo ERP Customization services can be Best for features A, B, C but Good with features D, E, F And May NOT SO GOOD with  X, Y, Z.  The same scenario applies to Odoo ERP Customization.

During Customization if follow the Odoo standards, Use of modern, robust technologies with built-in abstraction layers is really great with Odoo Customization service. 

  • Prefer to use Odoo Studio for minor customization
  • Manage separate module wise features with proper inheritance and dependency while major changes in code. 
  • Mange proper source code and documentation of customization-related activities to preserve the integrity of your ERP system and a void server-level modification as much as possible. 

But as mentioned above as more customization the more complex your system becomes.  Poorly manage customization, may cause performance issues, hard to upgrade with future versions, and may time delay in Implementation to ERP failure as well.

Overall Odoo Customization success is purely based on the use case scenario.

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How Right Customization is a crucial point to ERP Implementation?

Right ERP customization

The Common Challenge with Any ERP is that, How much good it is, It's not fulfilling 100% requirements of your organization. That's why they involve flexibility vs standardization, Single Application for all departments vs best of breed approach and some other compromises.   

Once we add all organizations area for cutting-edge benefits, we find a significant reason to customize at-least a handful of areas in your ERP system. And these crucial areas magnified to do required changes rather than no change in software.

ERP Customization not Black or White, but Game Changer for Organization.

Of course, there is not straight black or white answer for ERP customization and many valid arguments to support either side. 

But at Caret IT, After years of experience with Odoo ERP, we find most of the mid-size to large enterprises need some level of Odoo ERP Customization to get competitive advantages of cutting edge cloud technology. 

We believe it's isn't a bad thing, to do it for those organizations are able to contain a level of customization via proper source code and project management and effectively manage change requests.

With Odoo, manage customer support effortlessly using Odoo Helpdesk module and the Odoo Client Portal. Stay in control with Dashboard Odoo, easily customized with Odoo Dashboard Customization. Boost point-of-sale with Odoo POS Customization and personalize receipts with Odoo POS Receipt Customization.

Make user interaction smooth with Odoo UI Customization and enhance your online presence through Odoo Website Customization. Odoo's flexible solutions empower your business to adapt and thrive.

erp customization a gamer changer for orgranizations

Do You Have Any Queries?

Odoo Customization need arises when you want your ERP system to work extensively and unique as your business demands, and here you need some level of customization. Small to mid enterprises can expect between up to 25% customization in Odoo which will cost from $ 500 to $ 50,000 Approx.

Odoo customization to developed by knowledgeable professionals specialized in Odoo apps, and who understand Odoo architecture & execution. With the skilled proficiency and experience of our Odoo developers, Caret IT offers Odoo Customization Services which will be affordable for the long run. 

Odoo customization is flexible to change the way business demands. But, determining the time frame depends on various parameters which vary from case to case. Odoo customization can take between a month to six months depending upon the modules, available resources, location & data.

Odoo provides most functionality as standard unlike other ERP where you need to customize some basic functionalities required for the business. But in case of Odoo customization is opted when you have special requirements, we work out understand the particulars and accommodate any challenge.

Odoo Services implementation by the right vendor. Look for Odoo partner who possesses a deep understanding of Odoo with a track record of Odoo implementation on time & within budget. We strive to make Odoo Services accessible to all. For more information reach us. 

What’s Next?

If You Implementing a new ERP, Make Sure how much customization it will need- and be sure the customization should be easy and cost-effective as possible.  

As Odoo had made it super easier to do a level of customization via inbuilt feature Odoo Studio. 

Contact ERP experts At Caret IT to discuss your ERP requirements.

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