“How do you eat an elephant? One bite at a time.” That’s the philosophy of Mike Wappler, president of Lucky Electric Supply. The Memphis, Tennessee-based distributor is just starting to use Fishbowl Inventory to manage its warehouse, and the employees have discovered that Wappler’s saying is an apt metaphor for learning how to use a new warehouse management system.
Lucky Electric Supply has been in business since 1966. They sell new and used industrial electrical supplies – fuses, breakers, motor control centers, switch gears, wires, and even a few one-of-a-kind items. In May, they were named one of the top 5 small businesses with 20 or fewer employees by the Memphis Business Journal. So they’re definitely doing a lot of things right. (more…)
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.