The Location module is the place to go when you want to create and update locations, which can fall under a number of categories. You can also assign them to location groups. We’ll get into all of this in greater detail as we go.(more…)
Factory machinery requires periodic maintenance for it to perform at peak efficiency levels. Equipment that you don’t maintain regularly will run poorly and could lead to breakdowns. Broken machinery results in lost income and costly repairs. Here are a few tips on maintaining your factory machinery.(more…)
Your relationship with your customers hinges strongly on the efficiency of your inventory system. While a strong customer service experience, good pricing, and a clean shopping interface can help you build trust, your capacity for fulfilling orders is just as critical. Products delivered late or incorrectly can quickly erode your reputation, and a well-oiled inventory system is the quickest way to prevent that. With a little planning and insight, some of the most common problems can be avoided.(more…)
Did you know that there is an entire section of Fishbowl’s Documentation Wiki that is dedicated to answering your frequently asked questions about various aspects of the Fishbowl software? It is simply called FAQs, and it is a great resource. This is the place to go when you don’t quite understand something and you’d like to get the inside scoop on it.
You can go down the list of questions asked on it and find something that you have been wondering about or that you hadn’t considered before but it still piques your interest.
Here are the five categories that the dozens of frequently asked questions are listed under:(more…)
Many modules across Fishbowl have a Custom tab with a number of custom fields. The Custom Field module is where you go to determine what the custom fields will be. You can literally use them for anything.
You can add any name or description and then choose from a number of types:(more…)
Working and being productive in a hot environment can be difficult for any professional. It can be especially difficult for people who work on their feet in a factory. Factory workers often have rather grueling and tiring positions. If you’re a factory manager who wants to keep your employees cool and happy, these approaches can be a big help.(more…)
An inefficient shipping process or inadequate product storage solution can end up costing much more than many organizations might expect. Businesses seeking ways to curb their spending and keep overhead costs from getting out of hand would do well to reassess their current shipping methods and examine their storage policies. The following list serves to highlight some of the most common situations where waste and inefficiency may end up creating unnecessary financial strain.(more…)
This is the final article category, and it is the second-shortest of the bunch with just four articles. The page that lists these articles contains quite a long article in itself. Appropriately enough, the Wholesale Distribution category ends with “Tire Inventory Software” because it was through tireless effort that we rewrote and expanded all of the 130+ articles on this website to get them all to at least 500 words. And the results speak for themselves.
Warehouses and factories are often the most critical part of the supply chain in getting a product out. However, they are also some of the most dangerous parts, between chemicals, machinery, and bad safety habits. Here are some ways to keep your employees safe.(more…)