Book shops, coffee shops, florists and a lot of other small businesses need to manage inventory. You can’t really spend on a inventory management software when you are starting out. Further, with some really amazing inventory apps for the iPad, there is really not much of a need to go for a full-fledged inventory software unless you grow out of the small shell.
Inventory management is a real task when you deal with a lot of different products in your small business. But one doesn’t have to invest in a system and then get a software for that. If you have an iPad, then that’s probably all that you would ever need to manage your inventory like a pro.
Best Inventory Management Apps for iPad and iPad Mini
#1. Retail Inventory
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#2. Stock Control
Stock Control is more of a conceptualized and visual inventory management where it’s not just data entry. It’s more like a direct, data-version of your showroom where you can enter product inventory and details just as they are in your shop complete with location details. The app comes with a ton of features which makes it easy to control every aspect of your inventory.
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#3. Inventory Tracker
Inventory Tracker is almost a full-fledged inventory tracking app for your iPad. It works excellently in synchronizing your inventory and comes with some really amazing features that you’d only expect from a desktop app.
Professional users who would want to move ahead can opt for the pro version of Inventory Tracker which goes for $9.99.
But if you are looking for entire system which connects to your iPad also, you’ll have to opt for a service which provides integration. There are plenty of such inventory management tools which retail for nominal rates.
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#4. On Shelf
On Shelf is a simple but a feature-rich inventory management app for the iPad. It’s designed to be compatible with iOS 7 and has an interface that’s very minimal with complete info. The app emphasizes simple and elegant tracking, with a focus on low volume stock, inventory movement, analytics/reports and more. It also provides an easier way of adding items to the inventory with import options.
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JumpStock from JumpTech is an amazing app with quite a lot of bells and whistles. What makes the app great is that it is highly interactive which makes it interesting to use – unlike many other inventory apps which are a chore to fill out. The app is hefty and feature-packed – which explains why it costs you $99 a month. But it’s like having a person track and manage your inventory. You’re actually saving up on paying salary for an inventory manager.