Whiteboard Wednesday: Is a Perpetual or Periodic Inventory System Right for Your Business?

Whiteboard Wednesday is a new video series Fishbowl is producing to explain complex inventory management practices in visual terms that are simple enough to fit on a whiteboard.

In the following video Fishbowl CMO Kirk Tanner compares and contrasts a Perpetual Inventory System with a Periodic Inventory System. They share a lot of similarities, but their major difference is that a Perpetual Inventory System is quicker and gives real-time data while a Periodic Inventory System is slower and requires more manual work, but it is also cheaper.

Which inventory system is right for your business? Find out in this week’s Whiteboard Wednesday, and stay tuned for the next episode, which will define what inventory management is.


About Robert Lockard

Robert Lockard is a copywriter with Fishbowl. He writes for several blogs about inventory management, manufacturing, QuickBooks and small business. Fishbowl is the #1-requested manufacturing and warehouse management software for QuickBooks users. Robert enjoys running, reading, writing, spending time with his wife and children, and watching movies.
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3 Responses to Whiteboard Wednesday: Is a Perpetual or Periodic Inventory System Right for Your Business?

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  3. tiffany says:

    This video post is really fantastic, the noise quality and the picture feature of this video post is in fact amazing.

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