AKA specializes in implementing and customizing ERP software for manufacturers, wholesalers and distributors since 1995. We are pleased to add xTuple to our lineup of ERP software, allowing us to offer a complete solution that can be customized to your exact needs, in addition to the already thousands of features included in this incredible application.


xTuple is an open source business management software to power your entire company with one system for Accounting, Time & Expense, CRM, Sales, Purchasing, Manufacturing, Inventory and Distribution. This powerful software works seamlessly on Windows, Macintosh and Linux, plus you can have a mix of all 3 different operating systems within the same network. No other software can offer this! Not to mention, it’s the best open source ERP solution for small to medium sized businesses.

Everything you need to run your business is included in one application, with no additional modules to purchase. Following is a list of all that is included:

  • Accounting (general ledger, accounts receivable & payable, bank reconciliation, financial reporting)
  • Sales (quotes, order entry, sales reporting, shipping)
  • CRM (universal address book, incident management, opportunity management, to-do lists, project management)
  • Purchasing (purchase orders, receiving, vendor reporting)
  • Product Definition (items, infinite-level bills of material)
  • Inventory and Distribution (multiple locations, other advanced warehouse features)
  • Light Manufacturing (work orders, strong support for make-to-order)
  • Open RPT open source report writer
  • Accept Credit Cards with built in CC processing
  • and much more…

xTuple is available in three editions to suit your exact business needs and best of all, you can start with the FREE edition and then move up to any of the other solutions without having to reenter any data. Furthermore, the source code is included with all of the versions, allowing us to customize any part of the software.


This edition is the perfect entry-level software and it’s FREE! It has all the features needed to run a small business. But don’t let the “FREE” and “Entry-Level” mislead you. This edition is a feature rich, full-blown software that will run businesses of all kinds.

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Standard-medThis Edition is ideal for Wholesale, Distribution, Light Manufacturing and Retail. It introduces features like advanced inventory with multiple warehouses, bin locations, serialized and lot control. Additional enterprise class functionality not found in the free Postbook Version.

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Manufacturing-medThe OpenMFG Edition of xTuple open source ERP is our premium commercial offering, recommended for manufacturing companies in both discrete and batch process production; make to order, make to stock, or mixed-mode; even job shops and engineer-to-order. It is their award winning open source ERP suite first released in 2002.

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XWD is a package of enhancements designed to extend any xTuple ERP Edition to serve the needs of this inventory-intensive business community. The package includes features generally needed by all distributors and specific ones requested by the electrical, HVAC, plumbing and industrial wholesale distribution marketplace.

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ShipIt for xTuple

If you ship your merchandise via UPS, FedEx or USPS, this add-on package is for you, it works on any of the versions of xTuple.

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All three editions are built on the same code base. In fact, the client software is exactly the same so upgrading from one to another is a snap! All three run equally well on Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X, and are fully internationalized (multi-currency, support for multiple tax structures, and multilingual translation packs maintained by our global community). All three contain a full copy of OpenRPT, the open source report writer also created and maintained by xTuple.

Whether you choose the FREE PostBooks Edition, the commercially licensed Standard, or Manufacturing Editions, the the full application source code is included (client and server). You can participate in the ongoing improvement and development of the software as much as you like. In addition, xTuple will manage that multi-product community development process so that all companies, regardless of how technical they might be, can benefit from the open source way of doing things.

To schedule your complimentary consultation, please give us a call at 888-351-8355 or e-mail us at sales@akaconsulting.com.