2017 Overview of Canvas - Inventory Apps



Canvas is suitable for a variety of business types including construction, schools, restaurants, and general retailers. Canvas is available as both a desktop system and a mobile app and offers a long list of inventory tools and resources that are all accessible from a mobile device. During product installation, users can customize the app entry screen to ensure that the features and functionality they need is quickly available; essentially building their own app.

From the 2017 review of Inventory Management systems.

Canvas offers numerous apps that are suitable for a variety of industries, including inventory apps for tool and equipment, warehouses, restaurants, food service, and general retail businesses. Inventory apps available include a dispatch calendar, perfect for tracking field jobs. The Inventory Collection app offers users an easy way to take physical inventory at any location, and the In-Out Inventory Tracking app allows users to easily check inventory in and out from any location. And the Inventory Tracking Mobile app allows users to quickly access inventory quantities and lists, track low inventory levels, and even check products in using a mobile phone as a scanning device.

Canvas tracks inventory information such as item numbers, current inventory quantities, date last inventory was completed. The product can be used to track both inventory and non-inventory stock, so users can utilize the product to track assets as well as inventory.

Canvas works with a variety of mobile platforms, including iPhone, iPad, Android, Blackberry, PlayBook, Windows Mobile and Windows Desktop.

Canvas also offers a series of online reports that can be exported as a CSV file for further customization. The product offers integration with Salesforce, Box, Dropbox, Evernote and Google Drive, along with a mobile payment app option in conjunction with PayPal.

Suitable for businesses of all sizes, Canvas is available in three editions; Startup, which is suitable for 1 to 5 users and runs $30.00 per user per month. The Business edition is $40.00 per user per month, and has a 5-user minimum. Finally, the Professional edition is $50.00 per user per month, with a 5-user minimum as well. Product support is included in Canvas pricing, and users can download any app for a free 30-day trial prior to purchasing.