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A perfect view of your packaging business to help save you money and time

Katana offers an ideal packaging ERP software to plan, produce, and sell your brilliant packaging products.


The perfect features for a packaging software to help you manage production, work with your team, and integrate sales and accounting into one platform

Katana offers a manufacturing ERP solution providing packaging companies with an all-encompassing view of their business in a single platform. Make flexible packaging products, sell them, and ship them, with Katana and our many integrations.

Live inventory management

Always have an eye on your stock, so you know what’s ready for your bills of materials, and which product configurations need to be updated to match what’s on hand.

Real-time master planning

With everything in one platform, you’ll have access to your master data to help increase operational efficiency and cut down lead times for each product.

Shop Floor App

Use our shop floor app for remote warehouse management, and work with your team on which bills of materials to prioritize, and track when products are made and shipped.

Accurate costing

Our moving average cost feature allows you to track the cost of raw materials over time, to get a better understanding of the best prices and when to buy in bulk.

E-commerce integrations

Sell to your customers where they are, with a well-presented e-commerce store, powered by Shopify, WooCommerce, or one of our many third-party providers.

Accounting integrations

Manage your company’s finances using your favourite software, with direct integrations to QuickBooks Online and Xero, and our API for everything else.

Shipping integrations

Reach customers across the globe, and cut down on manual transport management with one of our two excellent shipping partners.

Implement a packaging ERP to help automate workflows, save time, and focus on business growth

With online orders becoming daily normality for millions around the world, the printing and packaging industry has to work consistently to meet demand. Whether you create classic corrugated packaging, a more modern alternative, or if you’re in commercial printing for packages, your internal business processes need to be on point. Implementing ERP software will help you do this, and Katana is ideal.

We offer features to help automate and simplify your daily workload, making life for your team and yourself a lot easier. It also gives you time to consider how to grow your business with less daily admin.

Keep raw materials stocked up, and work with your team to prioritize the right products

Maintaining your supply of raw materials is key to keeping production running smoothly, and this is where Katana’s automated reordering can really help you out. You can set automated reorder points, so when any individual stock item falls below a specified threshold, then we create a purchase order and it’ll automatically be sent. You can even modify the units of measure for your stock, so the platform fits you.

This keeps manufacturing operations running, but you also need a line of communication with your team so they are up to date on product configurations, orders, and shipping specifications. Our shop floor app gives you this direct line of communication, even when working remotely, so you’ll always know what’s been done daily and which orders are fully completed.

Meet customer demands, and keep your business in the black

Once products are made and ready to be sent to customers (and then…sent again), you’ll need a platform to sell them. Katana offers native integrations with both Shopify and WooCommerce, and a host of third-party providers, so data collection about your sales is sent back to Katana’s platform, keeping everything in one place. Added to this, our accounting integrations mean finance and operations are in sync with sales, and you get a full view of how your business is performing.

Katana’s packaging ERP software aims to fit your industry, enabling you to work smarter and grow your business with us.

See Katana in action

  • Manage production planning, resource allocation, and scheduling in real time
  • Issue purchase orders based on precise material requirements and reorder points
  • Implement Katana on your own or with a team of experts that will set you up for success

Learn more about our plans and the features they come with

  • Plans starting from $179 / month
  • Annual and monthly billing options
  • Add users and warehouses as you grow

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Create custom API integrations

Use Katana’s open API to create custom workflows and connect to apps beyond our list of integrations. Automate data transfers between the services you use to level up efficiency. Take a look at our API documentation to learn more.

Packaging ERP software FAQs

Yes, you can use barcoding and barcode scanners with Katana for batch tracking and inventory management across all of your warehouses and storage facilities.

The timeline can vary, but you should be able to get up and running within a couple of days. Katana offers a well-presented platform, and has an extensive Knowledge Base with lots of video guides to help you get started.

Absolutely – our case study section offers some of our success stories so far, and you can look at our features and pricing pages to help you compare products before making an ultimate software selection.

Finally, you can reach out to our sales team if you’d like a guided demo, or a chat about how Katana could help your business specifically.

Get visibility over your sales and stock

Wave goodbye to uncertainty by using Katana Cloud Inventory for total inventory control