ERPNext is an integrated enterprise resource planning(ERP) software that has been created on the Software as a Service(SaaS) platform developed by an Indian company called Frappe Technologies. It is released under the GNU GPL license and comes without any license fee. It is an open source and free software that is suitable to the small and medium businesses to manage their accounts, stock, manufacturing, selling, human resources, purchase, websites, customer support etc. The software is based on Python programming language and MariaDB database. Some features include:
ERPNext comes with a Setup Wizard that makes installation a simple and easy process. It helps in tracking business opportunities, prepare quotations and sales, keep a record of orders and shipments, correspond with clients over mail and do marketing promotions through newsletters and mails. It offers capabilities of creating commission reports to the selling partners and incentives payable to the sales team.
ERPNext software offers automated purchase orders to suppliers, generates purchase receipts, keeps track of the inventory and stock valuation reports. The software offers a very efficient accounting system. It raises invoices, generates credit notes for refunds, manages the credit limit, restricts overdue. It allows payments in different currencies.
ERPNext manages the staff leave inventory, keeps a track of attendance, leave records, monthly salaries, perks and other reimbursements. It has a help desk to record issues and complaints of customers generate a reply over email and assign the work to concerned staff. ERPNext comes with a translator that offers ability to translate in over 70 languages making it convenient for all. It is compatible to the mobile devices.