Fishbowl Releases First Software Version of 2017

February 9, 2017

Fishbowl® 2017.1 offers MySQL database, Salesforce plugin, and other features for greater speed and stability

OREM, Utah, February 9, 2017 — The first software release of Fishbowl Manufacturing® and Fishbowl in 2017 has arrived. Fishbowl 2017.1 offers more stability and faster speeds with its new MySQL database, as well as many other new features.

"This is the best version Fishbowl we've seen," said David K. Williams, chairman and CEO of Fishbowl. "We've made dramatic changes to Fishbowl, turning it into more than just an inventory solution, but a full-blown business automation platform through our integrations and plugins."

The five main new features in Fishbowl 2017.1 are:

  1. MySQL Database — Fishbowl customers can transfer their company files from Firebird to MySQL to enjoy all the benefits of this more robust database.
  2. Salesforce Plugin — Salesforce features are now built right into Fishbowl’s software and can be activated without anything to download.
  3. Import XLS and XLSX Files — In addition to CSV files, XLS and XLSX files can be used to import data into Fishbowl.
  4. Markup Percentage Added to Shipping Price — Fishbowl customers can add markup percentages to the shipping price of orders being shipped by carton.
  5. Multi-Level Bill of Materials Report — In the Bill of Materials module of Fishbowl Manufacturing, there is now a button to generate a multi-level bill of materials report.

Fishbowl continues to add new features and integrations to its software. It allows diverse business solutions, such as Amazon, UPS, QuickBooks, and SolidWorks, to work in conjunction with each other with Fishbowl acting as a hub or business automation platform.

About Fishbowl

Fishbowl's business automation platform is the No. 1 requested manufacturing and warehouse management solution for QuickBooks users, and it is also a popular standalone solution for organizations or enterprises looking to track assets. For QuickBooks and Xero users, it provides the same advanced features and flexibility larger organizations enjoy, but at a fraction of the cost.

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