inFlow

inFlow by Archon Systems

inFlow is inventory management software designed for small to mid-sized businesses.  By using inFlow, you can save time on paperwork, fulfill customer needs more accurately, and free up cash held in excess inventory. 
Inflow Inventory
Cost of Ownership

Typical pricing/cost structure for Inflow Inventory:

License/Subscription Cost
  • On-Premise:
    • Costs include one-time upfront license fees for Regular and Premium edition plus one year of ongoing support
    • Additional licenses are required to be purchased for as many users/people one wishes to add
    • No other monthly or annual fees charged for using the software once the user downloads it on their computer
    • License cost may vary depending on which user gets to use which license and when
  • Cloud-based/SaaS: Costs based on type of users (refer pricing section for more details)
Maintenance Cost
  • On-Premise:
    • Maintenance and support fees are charged on a monthly basis over and above the upfront license cost (refer pricing section for more details)
    • First year support cost included in the one-time license cost. For ongoing support an additional fee has to be paid
  • Cloud-based/SaaS: Zero maintenance costs. Includes ongoing updates and support via live chat, phone and email.
Installation/Implementation Cost
  • On-premise: Charges an upfront license fee only
  • Cloud-based/SaaS: None
Customization CostWill vary depending on functional requirements such as access to number of products plus customers, built-in reports, multi-user mode, automatic backups, documents customization, separate user logins, work orders, tracking serial numbers, support all the year round and ongoing support
Data Migration Cost/Change Management/Upfront Switching CostDependent on your current software, amount of data to be migrated, complexity of the data fields, etc.
Training CostIncluded in the license/subscription cost
Recurring/Renewal Costs
  • On-Premise based solution:
    • No renewal cost as license fee is a one-time cost to be paid for Regular and Premium edition.
    • Users need to pay renewal cost only when they opt for upgrading from Regular edition to Premium edition by paying the difference
  • Cloud-based solution:
    • Renewal cost is equivalent to the fees paid monthly or annually, based on number of users
    • No other recurring cost as such
Pricing Details
CategoryDescriptionPrice/Details
inFlow On-Premise: Free Edition
  • Maximum of 100 products and customers can be combined
  • 15 built-in reports
  • Multi-user mode: read-only
  • Barcoding
  • Multiple locations
  • Sales and Purchase orders
  • Track Payments Owing
  • Import/Export Data
  • Automatic Backup
  • Count Sheets
  • FIFO/LIFO/Average Costing
  • Support Center only
Free 30 Day Trial / $0 (always free)
inFlow On-Premise: Standard Edition
  • Unlimited products and customers
  • 28 built-in reports
  • Multi-user mode: read-write
  • Separate user logins
  • Ability to customize documents
  • Barcoding
  • Multiple locations
  • Sales and Purchase orders
  • Track Payments Owing
  • Import/Export Data
  • Automatic Backup
  • Count Sheets
  • Customize Documents
  • Separate User Logins
  • FIFO/LIFO/Average Costing
  • Serial number tracking
  • Support for 1 year included
  • Ongoing support – optional, $99/year/license
  • Live chat, phone, email and forum support
$399 one-time/per license
inFlow Cloud: Essentials
  • Manage unlimited product and customers
  • Unlimited orders
  • 28 built-in reports
  • inFlow Cloud for Windows, Web and Android
  • Barcoding
  • Sales and Purchase Orders
  • Track Payments Owing
  • Access Rights
  • Ongoing updates
  • Support via live chat, phone and email
$35/month/user with a free 30 day trial
inFlow Cloud: Advanced
  • Manage unlimited product and customers
  • Unlimited orders
  • 32 built-in reports
  • inFlow Cloud for Windows, Web and Android
  • Barcoding
  • Sales and Purchase Orders
  • Track Payments Owing
  • Access Rights
  • Bills of Materials
  • Work Orders
  • Serial Numbers
  • Ongoing updates
  • Support via live chat, phone and email
$70/month/user with a free 30 day trial
inFlow Cloud: Enterprise
  • Manage unlimited product and customers
  • Unlimited orders
  • 32 built-in reports
  • inFlow Cloud for Windows, Web and Android
  • Barcoding
  • Sales and Purchase Orders
  • Track Payments Owing
  • Access Rights
  • Bills of Materials
  • Work Orders
  • Serial Numbers
  • Ongoing updates
  • Support via live chat, phone and email
  • $629/month for 10 users
  • $62/month/additional team member
  • Free 30 days trial
Deployment OptionsWhat options are available for product deployment?Cloud-based/SaaS and On-Premise
Pricing ModelWhat is the pricing model?Subscription-based and Licensing
Minimum CommitmentIs there a minimum monthly or yearly commitment required for purchase?No minimum monthly or yearly commitment
Custom QuoteIs there an option of requesting custom quote?Yes
Free Trial Does the vendor provide a free trial option?Yes
Product Limitations

Some of the product limitations include:

  • inFlow does not integrate directly with other software or have an API available.
  • inFlow’s data does not sync in real time with the data from e-commerce platforms such as Shopify and accounting softwares such as Xero, to name a few. It can only export and import data from these platforms
  • Fees is based on per license which means if user needs to run the software on more than one computer, costs shoot up simultaneously
  • Does not support inventory audits and counting
Competitors

Meganventory

Finale Inventory

JDA Inventory Management

Benefits

  • Track it all
    Track your products, inventory, orders, customers, and payments all in one central place.

  • Beep! beep!
    Assign barcodes to items and use scanners for faster data entry and less mistakes.

  • Make it yours
    Rename anything. Add your own custom fields to products, purchase and sales orders, and more.

  • Reporting you’ll love
    Highly customizable reports for sales, profit, costs, backorders, how long your inventory will last and more.

  • Accurate costing
    Know your costs and profit. Use FIFO, LIFO, moving average, or standard costing for your products.

  • Bill of materials
    Automatically assemble finished products from raw materials, updating the inventory accordingly