Here are 5 excellent reasons to start using Fishbowl in your business:
Appropriately enough, we’ll begin by noting that Fishbowl is the #1 most popular manufacturing and warehouse management solution among QuickBooks users. The reason for this is that Fishbowl integrates seamlessly with the desktop and online versions of the popular accounting program. QuickBooks is many things, but it is not an inventory management solution. Fishbowl allows small and midsize businesses that have outgrown QuickBooks’ limited inventory features to stay with it for its accounting features by making use of Fishbowl’s affordable inventory management features.
2. Inventory Control Features
Fishbowl includes dozens of advanced inventory control features that will help you automate most of your ordering, picking, packing, and shipping processes. These features include;
- Multi-currency conversions.
- Multiple stages of production.
- Inventory tracking across a number of warehouses and other locations.
- Elimination of double data entry through integrations with QuickBooks and Xero.
- Detailed reports on sales trends, inventory turnover, and much more.
- The ability to turn price quotes into sales orders.
- Variable pricing for different customer groups.
3. Plugins and Integrations
Fishbowl offers dozens of software plugins and integrations with e-commerce, merchant services, shipping, and many other solutions. Here are just a few of the big names Fishbowl integrates with:
4. Auto Reorder Points
Use Fishbowl’s auto reorder points to always keep essential parts in stock while avoiding unnecessary carrying costs. It takes each item’s lead time, safety stock, basic stock, and unit sales per day and generates the reorder point. In fact, you don’t even need to purchase Fishbowl to calculate reorder points. You can use the Reorder Point Calculator available on Fishbowl’s website anytime you want.
5. Access Rights
Give the right people in your organization instant access to inventory data while also keeping your data safe from unauthorized access. Fishbowl’s granular access rights allow you to set specific limits on what data each user can see and modify. That way, they will be able to get to the areas they need to in order to do their jobs while avoiding confusion by being overloaded by unnecessary information.
Sign up for a Web demo of Fishbowl today. Once you see it in action, you’ll find even more reasons to get it!
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.