Increase stock visibility

Increase stock visibility across all facilities and departments within your organization.

Eliminate Stockouts

Reduce the risk of stock outs by informing users when stock levels are at or below reorder and minimum quantity.

Reduce wastage

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

Better Forecasting

Improve planning and forecasting by analyzing demand data that is easily accessible.


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

Improve Traceability

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

Recent News

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.

OpenBoxes 0.8.15

on March 12, 2021

This release includes improvements to the Putaway, Purchase Order, Product Supplier, Inventory Item features, performance improvements to Global Search and Edit Product page, as well as a new feature that gives users the ability to create Product Types that will act as templates when creating new products.


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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.