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Our History

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About i-Stocktake

i-Stocktake is a part of Inventas Ltd - servicing retail customers since 1998.

Inventas Ltd provides IT equipment and support to over 140 businesses throughout the UK and provides retail solutions and support for a variety of large and small retailers via it’s specialist retail systems development and support team.

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From our earliest days of involvement with retail systems and their support needs it became evident that a different approach was needed to the traditional method used for stocktaking. Many of our clients were experiencing problems with the reliability and accuracy of their stocktakes. It was taking many hours to complete stocktakes with frequent visits to HQ to download results and the cost of purchasing sufficient scanning devices was proving to be a hurdle.

A new breed of mobile scanning devices and the growing interest in cloud managed software solutions provided the Inventas team with the opportunity to create a radical alternative solution to stocktaking. We set about developing a solution that was more affordable, reliable, accurate and less labour intensive.

Our original stocktaking solution called I-Stock has been and is still in use with a number of retailers including Regatta, J&S accessories, PWP Sports Scotland, Snooty Frox and Scorpion Shoes. In 2016, Inventas embarked on the development of a new version of I-Stock called i-Stocktake. This new version of our stocktaking solution is now in service and attracting interest from a wide variety of retailers both large and small.

i-Stocktake incorporates all of the enhancements and features suggested by our clients, uses the latest and most advanced Mobile scanning technology available today and is now a product that is available for rent or purchase for stocktaking and other types of mobile data capture in most retail, wholesale, e-commerce or distribution environments.

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i-Stocktake can be connected directly with your inventory management system data via API or bespoke integration to provide real time data capture and faster stock level update capability. i-Stocktake can also be used in stand alone mode and simply requires a list  of your inventory and stores for effective operation.

i-Stocktake as it is today, provides the means for any business large or small to carry out regular or partial stocktakes themselves.

i-Stocktake is not standing still, we have some exciting new developments on the way including, launching a range of Mobile Phone and Tablet applications that will provide the means for even the smallest retailers to carry out cost effective stocktakes for themselves.

Watch out for our Enterprise solution due for launch in early 2018. With I-Stocktake enterprise you will be able to extend the use of your mobile stocktaking solution for transfers, deliveries,product look-ups , pricing and much more

With i-Stocktake you can be sure of a future proof, robust, accurate and cost effective stocktaking solution now and for many years to come.