10 Steps to a Healthier Business (Part 6): Software Integration

Welcome to another installment in this exciting series on building a healthier business through solid inventory management. This time I will talk about making sure your inventory management software works with other solutions through Software Integration. Continue reading

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Whiteboard Wednesday: Building a Small Business

We are proud to present another awesome Whiteboard Wednesday!

Building a small business is not easy. In this video, James Shores talks about three strategies that small businesses should use to keep themselves on the right track. Continue reading

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Fishbowl’s ‘Crazy’ Leadership Style

Fishbowl has a unique management style that empowers employees, Fishbowl BlogAccording to a recent Utah Business article, entitled “Follow the Leader,” Fishbowl has a “crazy” leadership style that goes against the grain of traditional corporate structures. And that’s perfectly fine with us.

Some of the non-traditional practices that define Fishbowl’s management style include: Continue reading

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10 Steps to a Healthier Business (Part 5): Inventory Tracking

For the past four weeks, I’ve been addressing ways to have a healthier business, which involve inventory management. This time I will talk about Inventory Tracking.

Inventory tracking software helps you know exactly where to find your products, Fishbowl BlogWhat Is Inventory Tracking?

Inventory tracking involves several things:

  • Monitoring your inventory levels across all of your locations
  • Tracking the progress of shipments to and from your locations
  • Keeping up with purchase orders, sales orders, and more

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Whiteboard Wednesday: Inventory Turnover

Welcome to another installment in our long-running Whiteboard Wednesday series. In this video, James Shores explains why it’s important to pay attention to your inventory turnover ratio. Continue reading

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Fishbowl CEO Featured in Huffington Post

Remember the Manager Mojo interview that Fishbowl CEO David K. Williams did back in October? Well, the interviewer, Steve Caldwell, is also a contributor to the Huffington Post, and he recently published an article about David, based on their interview.

David K. Williams is the CEO of Fishbowl, Fishbowl BlogInspired by Fishbowl’s 7 Non-Negotiables (Respect, Belief, Trust, Loyalty, Commitment, Courage, and Gratitude), Caldwell came up with 10 Non-Negotiables of his own. Looks like we’re on to something here.

His Non-Negotiables are more like value statements: Continue reading

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10 Steps to a Healthier Business (Part 4): Warehouse Management

Welcome back to this informative series of blog posts where I’m discussing 10 steps to making your business much healthier. This time we’ll talk about Warehouse Management. Continue reading

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Whiteboard Wednesday: RMA

Remember how amazing RMAs are? Is that joke getting old? Okay, that’s the last time. Anyway, Return Merchandise Authorizations allow businesses to efficiently process product returns from their customers.

RMAs can be used to do credit returns, replacements, substitutions, or repairs, depending on the company’s return policy and the customer’s preference. I’ve covered in great depth all of the features that an RMA solution should include, so now it’s time for someone else to take the reins. Continue reading

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5 Rookie Mistakes to Avoid in Supply Chain Management

Supply chain management isn’t exactly easy, and it can take time to master all of its details. Here are five mistakes to avoid in order to save yourself a lot of trouble down the road: Continue reading

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10 Steps to a Healthier Business (Part 3): Supply Chain Management

Welcome to part 3 of this blog series where we are exploring how to have a healthier business. This week it’s Supply Chain Management. Let’s not waste any time, but dive right in!

Supply chain management is essential to a healthy business, Fishbowl BlogWhat Is Supply Chain Management?

Anyone who runs a business knows all about supply chain management. It’s the process of getting products, raw materials, and other goods to your place of business.

It involves many things, including:

  • Negotiating payment terms and prices with vendors
  • Managing incoming orders to keep shelves stocked
  • Working with carriers to ensure your orders are delivered promptly

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