Category Archives: order management

How to Fulfill a Sales Order in Fishbowl

This how-to video goes through the SO process step by step, moving from one Fishbowl module to the next to ensure orders get picked, packed, and shipped. Continue reading

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Reordering, Receiving, and Reconciling, Oh My!

Want to get a handle on your company’s restocking process? The following four Whiteboard Wednesday videos should help put you on the right path. They deal with managing vendors, streamlining the receiving process, reconciling orders, and handling various logistical issues.

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5 Ways to Lower Costs on Your Warehouse-to-Warehouse Shipping

Reducing your freight on shipping in and out of your warehouse ultimately means you’re increasing your profit on sales. However, what does it take to reduce those costs? After all, given how important and time-critical today’s shipments are, how can … Continue reading

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Whiteboard Wednesday: How to Create an Invoice

This video explains all of the bits of information that need to be included in an invoice. Continue reading

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Whiteboard Wednesday: What Is Just in Time?

One way to make a JIT strategy work is to use an advanced order management system, such as the ones provided by Fishbowl. Continue reading

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Whiteboard Wednesday: Purchase Orders

Purchase orders are definitely something every business should use when working with vendors to ensure accuracy in their orders. Continue reading

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Should Your Small Business Get Cargo Insurance?

Cargo insurance is used to protect businesses from damage that could be incurred by its products while they are being shipped to another destination. Continue reading

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Whiteboard Wednesday: Order Management

James Shores shows how businesses can save time and money with the help of an automated order management system. Continue reading

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Picking… In Color!

Green means go, yellow means caution, and red means stop. That’s true in traffic flow – and now it’s true in order management, too. Traffic Signals When fulfilling orders, it’s really helpful to know if you have enough inventory on … Continue reading

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Whiteboard Wednesday: Reconcile

If there was an error on an order, you can reconcile it to fix those errors and make sure you don’t overpay. Continue reading

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