OpenBoxes is open-source which means you have access to the source code which provides the flexibility to customize the software to your requirements.


Provide real-time visibility into inventory levels, locations, and movements, enabling better decision-making, demand forecasting, and stock rotation.


OpenBoxes uses real-time data to track inventory levels and movements accurately. This reduces the risk of overstocking or understocking, minimizing costly errors.


OpenBoxes can grow with your organization. Whether you’re a small business or a large enterprise, you can scale the software to meet your changing needs.


As an open-source solution, OpenBoxes is accessible to a wide range of organizations, including those in developing countries or with limited budgets, helping them improve their supply chain operations.


Reduce wastage through use of first-expiry-first-out (FEFO) picking strategy that ensures medicines will be used before their expiry.


Provides the ability to track demand data, helping your organization make more accurate predictions about future inventory needs. This can reduce the risk of overstocking and prevent stockouts.


Improve traceability throughout the supply chain by using data standards, including lot numbers and expiration dates, to better handle exceptional product lifecycle events like product recalls.

Continuous Improvement

OpenBoxes is actively developed to meet the needs of our users and we encourage community contributions and involvement during the software development process.


Being open-source, OpenBoxes can be customized to suit the specific needs and workflows of your organization. You can modify the code to add new features or integrate it with other software systems.


Open-source software often has an active community of users and developers who can provide support, share best practices, and contribute to its development and improvement.

Error Reduction

Automation and barcode scanning capabilities in WMS minimize manual data entry and human errors, leading to fewer shipping mistakes, returns, and stockouts.

Recent News

OpenBoxes 0.8.22

on May 23, 2023

In this release, we are introducing some exciting new features, including Product Merge, AutoSaveBETA, and Data management features! We have also continued our work in translations through Product Synonyms.

OpenBoxes 0.8.21

on January 31, 2023

This release focused on allowing users to translate the application into any language using an integrated translation tool called Crowdin.

OpenBoxes 0.8.20

on November 9, 2022

This release focused on usability improvements and UI redesign.

OpenBoxes 0.8.19

on September 2, 2022

This release focused on improvements to the Purchase Order workflow and reports as well as improvements to the Stock Movement workflow and the Stock History page …

OpenBoxes 0.8.18

on June 23, 2022

This release introduced an integration with HelpScout, a tool that will be used for self-service support as well as an extensive knowledge base.

Improving Usability

on April 11, 2022

Historically, the OpenBoxes team has focused its efforts on remaining free and accessible to all who desire to implement the software. This means that software improvements have often been driven by …

OpenBoxes 0.8.17

on December 21, 2021

This release focused on improvements related to Purchase Orders and Invoicing as well as the introduction of Available Quantity to improve inventory visibility.

OpenBoxes 0.8.16

on July 28, 2021

This release focused on the Purchase Order / Invoice features, but we also have a few other exciting features that we’ll discuss in the release notes.


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The following organizations are currently using OpenBoxes for their healthcare supply chain needs.


The following organizations provide funding, contributions, project management, implementations services and support to the OpenBoxes community.


Whether it's a free open-source license or discounted hosting, the following organizations have provided generous support to OpenBoxes over the years.

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