Small Business Inventory Management Helps to Reduce the Holding Costs

Benefits of using the small business inventory management system

Most known companies, even huge corporations, started their activities as a small business. Because of great business ideas, discipline, commitment, allegiance, attention to details, they eventually grew into large, well known around the world companies.

One of the major keys that any small company and an entrepreneur running a small business need to help his/her business grow and become profitable is an effective small business inventory management.

Any small business owner if he/she wants to have a successful company needs to avoid two situations:

  • inadequate inventory and 
  • excess inventory.

Inadequate inventory is a thing that like nothing else sends customers into the competitors' hands.

Excess inventory is a thing that like nothing else reduces cash flow and ultimately, company's profitability.


Only balanced inventory allows businesses to avoid losing customers as well as keeping over-levels of inventory. Therefore, they should use a solid inventory management system that will help not only to manage and control inventory but to grow a business too.

Our company has developed an inventory control software system that includes both desktop and mobile computer programs and enables efficient management of the warehouses as well as inventory.

Some main benefits of using Prism's small business inventory management system:

  • creating a centralized database system, 
  • preventing the stock-out situations, 
  • avoiding overstock, 
  • holding the appropriate amount of stocks, 
  • reducing holding costs by keeping the right amount of inventory,
  • decreasing the thefts via monitoring the proper inventory levels, 
  • figuring the lead time for each supplier, 
  • re-ordering the out-of-stock items at the appropriate time, 
  • increasing the warehouse(s) efficiency, 
  • tracking inventory on each step from purchasing to delivery to customers, 
  • having the accurate inventory reports, 
  • identifying and eliminating the potential problems, 
  • easily customization, 
  • integrating with an accounting software system.