Best open source inventory management software 2018

Know what you have, and where, and you can save money and improve service to your customers

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Stock control or inventory management is the process of specifying and quantifying the shape and percentage of goods you hold in stock. 

By knowing what you have, and where, you can save money and improve your service to customers.

It's important that business services like inventory management are tailored to each business, and by using open source software, you'll be able to do exactly that. 

Not to mention it is totally free and normally comes with a responsive online community of other business owners talking through a range of issues, fixes and 'hacks' to make implementation and software management much easier. 

So, with a myriad of software to choose from, we have highlighted some (listed in alphabetical order) that are worth considering for your business.

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