Whether at the job site or on the production floor, you rely on up-to-date information and top-of-the-line resources to stay competitive. Construction businesses need to have the right tools for the job. Don’t let outdated filing systems or mismanaged assets bring your business to a standstill.
Keep your machines humming and crews running with Fishbowl's inventory management software. It will help you in the following areas of your business.
STEER YOUR SUPPLIES
With easy barcode printing and scanning, all of the materials and goods that you work with on a daily basis can be immediately tracked, meaning that there will be no more time wasted on repetitive audits or stockouts. Manually entering data on handwritten notes or into mobile devices can be a recipe for disaster if the wrong product number is entered or the wrong quantity is recorded. Scanning items’ barcodes is a safer strategy that helps you improve your accuracy. You can track your supplies in real time with the aid of good barcode scanner.
Keep your tools of the trade in play, from big loaders and bulldozers to bags of hammers and small nails. Track your assets in one location or several locations, transfer them from site to site for specific construction jobs, and even monitor production reports to see how things are going. You can do that with transfer orders or by fulfilling sales orders that come in from your customers.
Small, medium, or larger than life, trackable work orders accurately reflect inventory, worker assignment, stage completion, estimated cost, and projected completion dates. You can create work orders that can be completed in a single stage or you can even combine two or more work orders into a manufacture order. That is for multistage manufacturing jobs that require you to complete jobs in the right order. They can be regular manufacturing jobs, repair jobs, replacement jobs, and more.
SHIP AND RECEIVE
Review all product and asset movement with updates for transfers, leases, returns, purchases, and shipments. You can even calculate landed costs. Good inventory control software lets you print shipping labels, generate packing lists, and more to speed up the shipping process.
BRUSH UP ON HISTORY
Custom reports provide invaluable data on customer history, purchases, vendor histories, price breaks, worker assignments, etc. Put this information to work for you. You can use this information to look for ways to boost efficiency and make even better use of your resources than you already do.
Eliminate the time you spend on redundant data entry, keeping up old filing systems, or tracking down lost paperwork. With inventory control software, your information is automatically logged, stored, and always on hand. This puts important data into the right hands within your organization to aid with decision making and business processes.
Fishbowl designed its inventory control software with accounting in mind, providing seamless integration with QuickBooks, keeping your books up to date and accurate. When a change is made to Fishbowl, it can be scheduled to be automatically sent to QuickBooks to be recorded. This seamless integration is why Fishbowl is the #1 manufacturing and warehouse management software for QuickBooks users.
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Companies in the construction industry can use inventory software across many areas of their operations. It helps to:
- Track assets
- Create work orders
- Ship and receive orders
- Generate in-depth reports
- Integrate with QuickBooks