Inventory control software that helps you master your stock

With Katana, manufacturers get the inventory software they need to handle everything related to product management on one platform. SMB businesses have a clear overview of their inventory levels and get a better idea of what items are selling well, and which aren’t.

Becoming an expert of asset tracking is possible, if you choose Katana

Whether you have a range of integrations that still uses spreadsheets, or your company is among those midsized businesses in dire need of better asset tracking, Katana can elevate your game. Get more accurate stock counts, reduce human errors, upgrade your warehouse management, and avoid prolonged manual entry of items with inventory management software.
Tracking physical inventory counts with Katana

Intuitive and inexpensive inventory features for SMB manufacturers

If you want to remain competitive in the lively world of manufacturing, taking every opportunity to control costs is crucial to keeping your margins high and profitability even higher.

Katana’s tracking tools and inventory features provide price control — assisting you in turning your challenges into competitive advantages.

Use Katana’s inventory management features to:

  • Keep a close eye on your inventory with warehouse management features
  • Establish end-to-end traceability for raw materials and products with batch tracking
  • Track expiry dates of products and master the control of expiring stock
  • Track items across multiple warehouses, giving all your warehouse managers access to the same live data
A man searching through his finished goods inventory, holding a smart device in his warehouse

Save hours and nerve cells with modern inventory software

Only masochists want the joy of telling customers that they’ve run out of stock and can’t fulfill their orders.

Katana tracks your entire inventory in real-time, so you can avoid low inventory levels or overstocking items. This helps you handle stock more efficiently, and you can use this newfound time to focus on other business needs.

Get Katana’s online inventory control software to:

  • Set reorder points and low stock alerts to avoid negative feedback from customers and business partners
  • Track on-hand, committed, and expected stock amounts in real-time
  • Become a pro of multichannel inventory management with automation tools
  • Plug in your compatible barcode scanners, and start receiving and tracking inventory
Full manufacturing order and inventory visibility with Katana

Integrate with multiple platforms to optimize every business angle

Katana’s inventory software isn’t just a tool for stock management. Katana has steadily grown the range of integrations with industry-leading business platforms for manufacturers who want more out of their inventory control system.

If you value integrations between manufacturing and other business aspects, you can make Katana the central point of truth for your business — you can automate data flow between the services you use the most.

Katana can help you to boost your business with connections to:

  • E-commerce platforms for multichannel selling purposes
  • Accounting tools for synchronizing your financial and manufacturing data
  • Shipping tools for seamless shipment tracking
  • Forecasting solutions, in case you want more juice out of inventory reporting and analytics

Inventory tracking that's easy

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A capable inventory management platform that integrates with your favorite tools for a smooth workflow

Native integrations, codeless templates, and fully customizable API integrations

Katana gives users access to the API, allowing you to create custom workflows and connect your business apps to manage your sales, manufacturing, and accounting on one platform. Automate data transfers between the services you use to level up efficiency. Take a look at Katana’s API documentation to learn more.

We also wanted an accurate inventory system for batch planning, warehousing, and sales. Katana fulfills all our needs in a simple, easy solution.”

It’s great to be able to see where inventory faults happen and being able to fulfill orders and where the turnaround happens.”

Having a system track inventory and what stage it is in has been incredibly helpful. It also has helped our team have a more clear delineation of the order of operations for each product in our catalog.”

I think that Katana had a much lower barrier to entry. It was still some work to get up and running, but I was able to gradually build my processes into Katana’s system over several months.”

FAQs about inventory control software
Is it reasonable to use an ERP system for controlling my company’s inventory if I have a small business?

Sure, it is! Though many entrepreneurs start with spreadsheets, since their operations don’t require more advanced options.

As their company expands and they hire more than just a single or two employees, entrepreneurs turn to inventory control software for small business to help them monitor stock levels for better order fulfillment.

However, it’s important to find the tools that can scale into an inventory control software for large business. And this is where ERPs are most handy, especially since they don’t cost as much these days as they used to in the 90s, 00s, and even the early 10s. You can manage inventory, production, sales orders, and other business aspects on a single platform, avoiding juggling between many platforms.

What's the difference between an ERP, inventory control, and inventory management software?

An ERP is a complete business management software that offers many functionalities and integrations, while inventory control software and inventory management software are more specific tools that help businesses with their stock.

Now, ERPs can generally perform the same tasks as the other software. The question is how much you are ready to pay for additional features and what type of program suits your company the best.

How to find software that can scale with my business?

Cloud-based ERPs – like Katana manufacturing ERP, Odoo, Automatica, Zoho Inventory, and others – are the way to go here.

Since cloud-based services do not require a dedicated computer or updates after every month, there is no downtime at all — which means manufacturers can access it 24/7 for 365 days of the year. This greatly increases productivity for a scaling business. Add shop floor management modules to the mix and it’s a recipe for optimal productivity.

Which platforms can I connect to Katana?

Katana has native integrations with e-commerce platforms Shopify and WooCommerce, and accounting platforms such as Xero and QuickBooks Online.

Katana also has a wide range of third-party integrations with CRM tools, marketplaces, reporting tools etc.

You can connect Katana to more platforms via Zapier and CartRover, which allow you to integrate Katana with hundreds of e-commerce platforms or automation platforms.

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