The Sales module group in Fishbowl includes the following modules: (more…)
Fishbowl is taking the online inventory management world by storm with its cloud-based solution called Boxstorm. Boxstorm is not just a repackaged version of Fishbowl. It is a separate solution from the desktop software, and it was built from the ground up with purely online use in mind.
Take a look at the Intuitive Accountant article entitled “QBO App First Look: Boxstorm by Fishbowl.” That article highlights many of the features in Boxstorm and how they are available on pretty any device with an Internet connection via Web browser or downloadable app. These features include: (more…)
Bitcoin is all the rage these days. With cryptocurrencies suddenly coming into their own and becoming hot investments for consumers to speculate on, many online retailers and other types of companies are beginning to accept some of them as a form of payment for goods and services. Here is a recently compiled list of companies that accept Bitcoin, which is in an infographic put together by 16best.net.
All of this begs the question, how does cryptocurrency affect inventory management? Is it wise to accept Bitcoin as payment in transactions with your customers? Let’s explore that question as we discuss the value of cryptocurrency in inventory management. (more…)
You might remember a little while back when a few Fishbowl employees decided to pull a prank on their CEO John David King.
It was all in good fun, but it was surprisingly elaborate at the same time. They had to put some real thought and effort into it to find a Jazzy power chair and attach a carrier for it to the back of his car. They also managed to set up a number of cameras in the parking lot and in King’s office to capture his reaction to their handiwork.
Well, King rolled with it and was a good sport about the whole affair. But that was just on the surface. (more…)
In the Transfer Order module, you can ship and otherwise move items between warehouses and other locations. It’s also fairly simple to replenish part quantities by transferring items from one location that has an abundance of them to another location where they are in short supply. We’ll cover this in greater depth below. (more…)
Effective warehouse management is a critical aspect of logistics and supply chain management, and an efficiently managed warehouse facilitates the timely and accurate movement of products, leading to happy customers and a successful business. Just ask the folks at Amazon – mastering the shipping and warehousing systems have made Jeff Bezos the richest man in history.
For the rest of us, our warehousing operations face new challenges everyday – rapidly evolving technology, increasing competition domestically and overseas, and freight challenges all threaten the bottom line of every warehousing operation. Smart warehouse managers understand the constant need to adapt to these challenges, increase efficiency, and do more with less. Here are three practices that you can adopt to increase warehouse efficiency. (more…)
Software Connect’s Warehouse Management Software Buyer Trends – 2018 Report is out, and it offers revealing insights into what WMS buyers are looking for. This report includes data from 116 WMS buyers recorded over the course of two years. The industries they represent include distributors of durable and nondurable goods, made-for-stock and job shop manufacturers, food and beverage distributors, medical distributors, and transportation. Let’s get into the biggest takeaways from the report. (more…)
The Monitor module is laser focused on tracking inventory levels. When a part’s quantity falls below its reorder point, the Monitor module can display it in a way that makes it clear what you need to do. It helps you stay on top of your inventory and prevent shortages. (more…)