“They don’t make ‘em like they used to” is an ambiguous phrase to me. It can mean two things: either the end products aren’t the same as they used to be, or the way those products are made isn’t the same.(more…)
What’s in store for manufacturing in 2012? Quite a bit! It looks like we can expect even more manufacturing jobs to return the United States as Chinese wages keep rising and the cost of shipping materials to and from China gets more expensive.(more…)
I’ve never done a post like this before on this blog. It’s basically a review of things I’ve already written. But since I’ve published 172 posts on the Fishbowl Inventory Blog since June 2010 (98 in 2011 alone), I figure it’s a good idea to look back for just a minute and reflect on which were the most popular last year.(more…)
Have you heard about the new Fishbowl Enterprise website? It has lots of information about what an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system for midsize businesses should contain. It turns out you don’t have to spend hundreds of thousands of dollars every year to gain access to a top-of-the-line ERP. Fishbowl Enterprise gives you everything you need for a much lower price than other solutions.(more…)
I don’t care if this sounds cheesy. I’m proud to work for a company that is as dedicated to staying out of debt as I am! Fishbowl finished pulling off a miracle by paying back its million-dollar loan from Zions Bank seven years ahead of schedule last Thursday.
Here is a video of Kendrick Hair, a Fishbowl product manager, explaining how to use Fishbowl’s point of sale solution SalesPoint in your business. He also shows why it’s so important to have a user-friendly POS system to help you accept payments through customers’ cash, checks and credit cards. Enjoy!(more…)
Merry Christmas! Last year I celebrated this joyous holiday by sharing a fun parody of “’Twas the Night Before Christmas.” This year you’re in for a real treat because I’m offering not one but three hilarious parodies of Christmas carols I wrote for you to enjoy. Plus, I made a video of me singing them for your viewing and listening pleasure!(more…)
In honor of Christmas, I would like to use the famous carol “Do You Hear What I Hear” to guide my discussion of supply chain management. I’ll use several lines from the song to show how important it is to see, hear, know and listen to what’s going on in your supply chains.(more…)