To create a sales order in Fishbowl, go into the Sales Order module, click the New button, and fill in all of the empty fields. Boy, that was easy! (more…)
Fishbowl loves to serve! Every year the company takes one day off from its normal business operations to have its employees leave the office and go out into the community to serve those in need. We call it the Fishbowl Day of Service.
The 9th annual Fishbowl Day of Service will be held on September 1, 2017, and it will focus on helping the UTAH GIRLS LOVE YOU (UGLY) organization. The “UGLY” organization has a boutique shop in Pleasant Grove, Utah, where they accept donations and use them to offer clothes and other supplies to single fathers and mothers in need. (more…)
The Forecast module is a Fishbowl Plugin that is part of the Fishbowl interface. This is a bit different than separate solutions provided by Fishbowl and other companies. There’s nothing to download or install. You simply have to get the right credentials and then activate the Forecast module through Fishbowl’s Plugin module.
The Forecast module uses sales numbers and other information across a certain time period to predict upcoming sales, quantities, and costs. It then presents all of this data through a number of filters and chart types.
Here are the features you’ll find in this module: (more…)
Weighing incoming and outgoing goods is essential in warehouses for safety, regulation, cost and operation. If the scale is inaccurate it can lead to incorrect invoicing, customer complaints, non-compliance with regulations, overloaded vehicles, safety problems, productivity issues, and more.
Platform scales are the best-selling type of warehouse scale – ideal for dispatch areas due to their high quality components, heavy duty build and high capacities.
Even in the most challenging of conditions, platform scales provide accurate readings, so there are no discrepancies between the stated weight of the item and the actual weight. But why are platform scales so crucial to warehouses? Let’s find out. (more…)
When you create a new part in Fishbowl, you’ll find that there are a number of fields you must fill out in order to properly identify the part. These are the part’s number, description, UPC, unit of measure, and type. Most of these are pretty straightforward, but “Type” is a little ambiguous.
What are the types that parts can be labeled as in Fishbowl? Let’s find out! (more…)
X-Cart’s PHP ecommerce solution has an open source code, which makes it possible to integrate it with a variety of merchant services or payment gateways. X-Cart integrates with Fishbowl, allowing companies to synchronize their inventory and ecommerce systems together to speed up the order fulfillment process.
Let’s dig down a bit more into this integration: (more…)
The big box retailer that you’ve been trying to get into just agreed to your first big purchase order, but now they want you to implement EDI and you’re uncertain of everything that it requires. Sound familiar? Many of your fellow vendors implement EDI because a major retailer or other key customer demands it. Why? EDI streamlines and improves workflow and it enhances supply chain visibility and predictability. Digital transactions processed through EDI are so efficient that companies that use these systems often give preference to trading partners that already have EDI in place. While it’s true that having an EDI solution can give you an edge in negotiations, EDI can also help support your business’s success in the modern digital retail world. (more…)
1. I always strive to mean exactly what I say, so there’s no need to emphasize when I’m being truthful.
2. I hate it when people confuse “literally” with “figuratively.” Your head is not going to literally explode, you’re not literally starving while you’re waiting in line for lunch, and you’re not literally going to kill me for dragging this bit on for way too long.
I’m making a big deal about this because I want you to know that I don’t take it lightly when I say that Fishbowl literally has IT ALL! Fishbowl is a manufacturing and warehouse management solution that gives ample software features to SMBs that help them manage their inventory and more.
When I say Fishbowl has IT ALL, I mean it has: (more…)
WooCommerce is an ecommerce solution that specifically works well with WordPress websites. Get ready to sync your Fishbowl product listings, pictures, quantities, and descriptions to WooCommerce’s shopping cart solution. WooCommerce transfers orders to Fishbowl for fulfillment, and Fishbowl prepares shipping and tracking information and then sends it to the appropriate parties.
Let’s examine this integration closely and see how it works: (more…)