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Inventoria Business Edition Review

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PROS / Inventoria features a dedicated tool for recurring orders.

CONS / This software does not integrate with eCommerce programs.

 VERDICT / Inventoria is a good application with all the basic features plus some extras that make it a good choice for local businesses that handle recurring orders.

Inventoria is a stand-alone inventory software application with some useful features for handling recurring orders. Its older interface and its inability to integrate with online stores make it less useful than higher-ranked inventory programs. However, it's useful for small businesses that have local stores, do mail-order/telephone order sales or handle subscriptions or recurring sales.

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    Higher is Better.
  2. 8 Inventoria
    81%
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  6. Category Average
    81.60%

The older interface is not particularly attractive, and some of the steps aren't as intuitive as other programs, but it does have helpful features. The setup walks you through setting up the database, including your company and supplier information. You can add photos along with details. It also allows bills of materials, making it a good choice for manufacturers or companies that assemble products, such as a gift basket store or custom bike shops.

Inventoria's inventory management software has timesaving tools, such as multiple tax levels, multiple currency configurations and an email tool for sending purchase orders. Its barcode inventory system lets you easily add stock to the database. The real standout, however, is the dedicated tool for managing recurring orders. Once you set up a recurring order, the program automatically saves the information and can set up the order to ship. While this application isn't the only inventory software to handle recurring orders, it was among the easiest we tested for this particular task.

This small business inventory management software lets you to set up multi-user accounts so you can assign different levels of access to each account. This helps keep your records secure by limiting the amount of information employees can access to what they need for their particular job.

You can see your complete inventory levels. It took a few minutes to update after a sale, which was longer than most of the software we tested, but it does offer low-inventory alerts. In addition, the program can display your inventory by location and by category. You can see a complete history of items received and sold. When creating an order and adding items already in the inventory list, an alert pops up that allows you to create the new item. These features help you keep on top of the changes in your stock.

This inventory software falls short for businesses that sell online. It does not integrate with eCommerce software or online stores. Thus, any online sales transactions have to be manually noted in the inventory program.

The help section is detailed but not searchable, and we didn't always find the information we needed. In addition, you must purchase the software first before you can talk to support – or, oddly enough, sales. This inventory management software also offers a support plan for purchase, which includes phone support.

Summary

Inventoria is not a good choice for businesses needing to manage online as well as in-store sales. However, this small business inventory management software is a good choice for businesses with recurring orders or that need to segment information different employees can access.