inFlow Inventory Software


 

inFlow Inventory from Archon Systems is an inventory management system designed specifically for item-based businesses. The solution is used by a variety of businesses, including retailers, wholesalers, e-commerce companies, government agencies and healthcare firms.

inFlow comes in three editions: a free edition, which is recommended to startups and very small businesses. It comes with barcoding, multiple locations, and reporting, with support for up to 100 products and customers. The Regular edition allows adding unlimited numbers of products and customers, multi-user support, document customization, separate user logins and more built-in reports. The more powerful Premium edition, designed with manufacturers in mind, supports functionality for work orders and bills of materials. It also includes serial numbers, count sheets and additional reporting capabilities. inflow offers custom fields, changeable labels, and supports over 90 unique currencies.

Additional features include barcode tracking, invoicing, dashboard and custom reporting.

 

inFlow Inventory - Purchase order
 
  • inFlow Inventory - Purchase order
    Purchase order
  • inFlow Inventory - Example graph
    Example graph
  • inFlow Inventory - Product details
    Product details
  • inFlow Inventory - Sales order
    Sales order
  • inFlow Inventory - Homepage menu
    Homepage menu
  • inFlow Inventory - Inventory menu
    Inventory menu
Supported Operating System(s):
Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Web browser (OS agnostic), Windows 8, Windows 10

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Paul Melvin from Vtech Trading Logistics
Specialty: Transportation & Logistics
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

June 2017

June 2017

iNFLOW nice and easy

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Still the product is Very good

Pros

this product helps somehow in your daily monitoring of your business inventory.
Almost all transactions with regards to inventory and sales management are available.
You can track all movements of your inventory with ease.

Cons

The product is not likely applicable in a big company with many different products with different part no.

 
 

Brian from Brian & Dilia's Classics
Specialty: Agriculture
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

December 2016

December 2016

InFlow Review

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This software is very easy to use. I have tried other software and couldn't make it work for me. I strongly recommend this software

Pros

Very Easy. Nice people to talk to for assistance

Advice to Others

Get the Software you will love it!

 
 

Abdullah from Marie Stopes
Specialty: Non-Profit
Number of employees: 1,001-5,000 employees Employees number: 1,001-5,000 employees

October 2016

October 2016

Fantastic ERP

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Exceptionally user friendly. Ideally for all types of industries because of its flexible customization capacity

Pros

Easy transactions

Cons

Don't have a request to order module

Advice to Others

Ensure master data accuracy

 
 

Frank from Combe Products, Inc.
Specialty: Manufacturing

August 2016

August 2016

This is a real good software

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Likes Best

It give you a real opportunity to installed for free and use most features. Base on that I decide to buy the regular license.

Likes Least

For my needs everything works. It has the reports and features that I need.

Recommendations

The free version is amazing! It has all that its necessary for a full evaluation.

 
 

Michelle from WASPS Hockey Club
Specialty: Non-Profit

August 2016

August 2016

Merchandise/Uniforms Manager WASPS Hockey Club

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Likes Best

It has been easy to access, obtain and use. The support so far has been great.

Likes Least

The fact I cannot get the scanner in Australia yet?!

Recommendations

Try it out first, use it you soon see the ups and downs and what the software is capable of.

 
 

Merrill from Agile Electrical Solutions, LLC
Specialty: Manufacturing

December 2015

December 2015

I am not the brightest bulb on the tree but I like inflow.

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Likes Best

It is complete and customer support is patient and awesome. The product is quite self explanitory.

Likes Least

The fact that I need to call customer support to tell me that I have either omitted a step or bypassed a step.

Recommendations

Try it you will like it!! It unfolds nicely and is comprehensive.

 
 

Jeremiah from Indianapolis EMS
Specialty: Healthcare

December 2015

December 2015

Recommended for ease of use and product support

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Extremely easy to use, vendor is very receptive to questions about bug fixes and their beta testing program. We usually have issues fixed within an hour or so.

Likes Least

Can be cost prohibitive to some organizations depending on your needs.

Recommendations

Make sure that there is an interface for importing orders from a store-front or POS system OR use the native functionality and take orders directly in the software.

 
 

Christina from Lakeview Family Wellness
Specialty: Healthcare

December 2015

December 2015

Great Inventory Software, Timesaver :)

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InFlow has completely organized our inventory, we can easily see what we need to reorder and when we need to order it. It has saved our bacon so many times! People may forget what's been sold, but the software remembers everything! InFlow has saved us so much time, and has saved us money since now we order only what we need. We love inFlow!

Likes Least

I do wish for a few more reports, but the inFlow software is so good, that I would highly recommend it regardless. I really don't have any major issues with inFlow. It works really well. A couple of times per year I'm asked to find numbers that I haven't before, and it takes me a little while to figure out what to do, but I could always watch an online tutorial.

Recommendations

Best deal for the price. InFlow makes it easy to track inventory, easy to reorder, and easy to evaluate our yearly product flow.

 
 
 
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Lee from Children of the Nations

July 2017

July 2017

Great start up. Customer service. easy to learn and use

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Multiple ways to parse and sort inventory. I also like the feature when transferring stock that it must be received at the new location before the transfer is complete. Great for audits.

Cons

Limited report features. I need to export to excel in order to get the reports that I need. SQL report modification features would be great.

Source: Capterra
 

Andy from The Cardio Shop
Number of employees: 1 employee Employees number: 1 employee

June 2017

June 2017

I started with the free version and last month moved up to a paid version. It does everything I need

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It is an easy way to keep track of customers and it is good for giving me monthly sales and profit figures. Once I grow in confidence I am sure it will replace many of my spread sheets.

Pros

Most of it is self explanatory so I can figure out most of it on my own. I am not technically minded, so it is important that it is easy to use.
The stock control is excellent. The reports are simple to generate. It is easy to input new sales.

Cons

I am not convinced about how easy it is to change prices of products, and I have not yet figured out how to input freight prices. I had hoped to use the product to keep a check on advertising spend, but this has not been possible.

Source: Capterra
 

Geraldine from Nightingale Farms Ltd
Number of employees: 201-500 employees Employees number: 201-500 employees

May 2017

May 2017

It's great

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Having all inventory lists in one location

Pros

easy to use, great to have everything in the same application. Just doing the basics at the present time. Once all lists are complete, will spend more time digging into what else this program can do for us.

Cons

would like to have sub-folders within the categories. Maybe there is a way, I just haven't found how to do it yet.

Source: Capterra
 

Saba Ali from SIC Automation

May 2017

May 2017

It is pretty good other than few things that you cant customize.

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The layout is excellent and its really easy to use. The return value is over satisfactory for the amount of money paid

Cons

Custom purchase order or any other custom documents cant be saved directly to different format (eg Pdf) unless opened in word and then saved manually.
The email set up does not really works if the email id is company based and not standard

Source: Capterra
 

Carl from Integrity Services
Number of employees: 201-500 employees Employees number: 201-500 employees

April 2017

April 2017

Oil and Gas drilling industry uses Inflow

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As a purchaser and parts manager for over 15 years I've used several different systems. All of which were dealer software or subscription software. Inflow presents an intuitive easy to use product in a great package and with a low one time purchase price! As a drilling company we deal with a wide range of products and parts across our spectrum of equipment. Inflow's modular setup and flexible data entry allows me to easily divide and conquer the inventory control war. Quick online support with answers to even the smallest problems is great. Inflow blows the competition away!

Pros

pretty much everything

Cons

haven't found anything yet

Advice to Others

it took a little bit of searching to find you guys in a big pile of other lesser products

Source: Capterra
 

Robert from Scholls Valley Native Nursery
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

April 2017

April 2017

inFlow Review

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inFlow has been a reliable tool in keeping track in our inventory, creating sales orders, invoices. We have decided to go with our own customized data base, but while we were using it, it proved useful.

Pros

Great for keeping track of inventory as you create sales orders and invoices.

Cons

Customer service wasn't always quick to respond.

Source: Capterra
 

Charel from Acu-Chron
Number of employees: 1 employee Employees number: 1 employee

April 2017

April 2017

roughly 3 years experience using inFlow

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Quality is tops - innovative.
Took me some time to adapt to the program in general - probably because accounting is not my field of expertise.
Found some limitations to the program e.g. limited usable space inside the remarks box of SQ to keep SQ a one pager.
Customer support superb: always helpful, friendly and gets the job done.
Currently I do not use all the features of the program hence program bit expensive for my needs - however i am excited with the scope the program offers!

Pros

A one time purchase, no recurring expenses unless additional support is required.

Cons

Slight limitations here and there based on personal needs, but I found ways to overcome those

Advice to Others

well thought out software - none at this point thanks

Source: Capterra
 

Dimuthu from NextEn(Pvt) Ltd.
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

March 2017

March 2017

Impresses with the features and user interface

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Seems like excellent, but not having rights to edit user access is a major concern, with the regular license.

At lease s/w must have to have pre define few user roles with different access rights.

Pros

User Interface
features
light weight s/w

Cons

User Access control for regular license.

Source: Capterra
 

mike from netpro bop
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

February 2017

February 2017

Sweet App.

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Very good app. Has helped our business a lot.
Without this we had no idea how things were tracking but now all staff members can get detailed info at a glance
Thanks

Pros

easy , online

Cons

cant change sone things i would like to. search could be better

Source: Capterra
 

Julia from VROX Sport Simulation

February 2017

February 2017

Clear and Concise

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I have used Inflow at a previous job and when I started this job and they asked for my recommendation I suggested it partly because I already knew how to use it but also because I knew that it would be easy to integrate into our already existing business.

Not only is Inflow easy to use, but I find there's just enough customization available that it's essentially plug and play and very little set up involved other than entering basic company information and adding inventory.

Pros

Ease of use and just enough customization that you can make it your own without hours of setup time.

Cons

When initially setting up inventory I was unable to find a way to import new products from excel and simultaneously include the inventory, I found that it needed to be done in two different steps which wasn't ideal.

Advice to Others

I used this product for two years at a previous company and recently implemented it at my new position in another existing company.

Source: Capterra
 

James from Jfisk3475@gmail.com
Number of employees: 1 employee Employees number: 1 employee

January 2017

January 2017

Good value

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Some features you have to look for but it overall is a nice program. Also would be nice to have the option to add more than one store to it. We have a retail and wholesale. We keep them separate.

Pros

Not hard to use

Cons

Can only have one store at a time

Source: Capterra
 

Billy from Marking Refrigeration
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

January 2017

January 2017

Great Product

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This program has all the tools needed to use for a inventory. I love the fact that you can do quotes, sales orders, and pos and invoices.

Source: Capterra
 

John from ECM-USA
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

January 2017

January 2017

inflow review

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This software is a great buy for the cost, I have used it for over 8 years. They have added many new features over the years to make even better. Support is Ok but getting better.

Pros

inexpensive, you keep the data base, no monthly fees. For day to day use it is bug free, does not crash.

Cons

do not like the new pay every year maintenance pay system, some bugs with current things effecting the history of the inventory.

Advice to Others

good starting inventory system, still a good buy price wise.

Source: Capterra
 

Stephen from LSRFUR
Number of employees: 501-1,000 employees Employees number: 501-1,000 employees

January 2017

January 2017

Excellent Software

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I found the software by chance and thank god I did. I run a voluntary sports club with multiple kit items and customers. This has made managing kit items so easy and manages the cash flow at the same time. Looking forward and I hope soon to a MAC version

Pros

Ease of use

Cons

None

Source: Capterra
 

Michael from AACS
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

January 2017

January 2017

Great Option for a Small Business

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The software is pretty good. I have issues with how it's set up by default, so if you have dodgey internet, right after install you'll have to make the database available off-line. Very intuitive, but the programming is a little tricky and if you ask the support team to help with renaming fields or making adjustments to the software all they'll do is forward documents so you can do it yourself, which I think is pretty piss poor. Otherwise it's fine, stable, and affordable.

Pros

Affordable, stable, reasonably intuitive

Cons

support

Source: Capterra
 

Dave from ASAbrasives
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

January 2017

January 2017

Amazing product, they are on the right track

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For what I pay for this I am very happy. The saying you get what you pay for, well it does not apply here. The makers of inFlow have amazing support and are working hard to make this a great product for the little guy as well as the large company.

I know that all of the bugs will never be gone 100% and to think that they will by anyone is foolish. That is the only reason I gave 2 of the 4 items the 4 stars. There are a few issues that need attention and they are working hard on them.

Pros

Ease of use, customer support

Cons

Changing the invoice look and feel, the online system

Advice to Others

Keep up the hard work and this will be better than quickbooks and much more affordable.
Give us more freedom to customize the look and feel of the emails, such as our out signiture lines

Source: Capterra
 

Chris from Clear Vision Technologies
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

September 2016

September 2016

excellent product!!!

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we are a small company in the UK and this is new to us - it's been very easy to use and mainly because the online support has been first class!

Pros

everything

Cons

text could be bigger for us oldies

Advice to Others

get it it's great!

Source: Capterra
 

Kennita from Be creative art supplies
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

August 2016

August 2016

Great program but could use some added feature to help make business run more efficient.

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So far I have no complaints. Except for one. Wish it has easy axcess to a tablet or mobile device for example. So when you away from the computer and want to do like a quick inventory count or something. Even look up something up for a customer to see if we have it in stock/more detail info without running back to a desktop everytime. You can just axcess right from the handheld device to make any changes right there as your in the stock room doing some work. Instead of have to print out like a count sheet every time and then go back and make adjustments. Which takes more time and waste paper in the long run. Even if it's just app to the program so can least make adjustments on frieght or look up info for a customer from a a tablet/mobile device.

Pros

Easy to use and not hard to learn out to navigate your way around.

Cons

Can only axcess yo it to the desktop or lab top computer you have it installed to.

Source: Capterra
 

Christian from Reflections OB/GYN
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

August 2016

August 2016

Works great

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Love the program so far. I'm an office manager for a doctor's office and we sell vitamins and it was easy loading our inventory and it's made it a lot easier to track what comes in and what is sold. Customer support has been great answering our questions as well.

Pros

Easy to set up and maintain. I like the dashboard feature a lot.

Cons

Was a bit difficult to adjust inventory as I was setting it up. Wasn't clear on how to adjust something without starting over. The reports could be a bit more user friendly. Took me a while to figure out how to find the ones I wanted.

Source: Capterra
 

Steve from Bucyrus Blitz Custom Vinyl

May 2016

May 2016

Just what I needed

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Works well for what I needed. It shows outstanding invoices. Wish it would convert that to monthly statement to send out. I understand that this is an inventory software but I am using it also for my customer invoices. Pleased with the software.

Source: Capterra
 
 
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