Author Archives: Robert Lockard

About Robert Lockard

Robert Lockard is a copywriter with Fishbowl. He writes for several blogs about inventory management, manufacturing, QuickBooks and small business. Fishbowl Inventory is the #1-requested inventory management software for QuickBooks users. Robert enjoys running, reading, writing, spending time with his wife and children, and watching movies.

Whiteboard Wednesday: 3 Inventory Metrics You Should Be Using

The three inventory metrics every company should be using are: inventory levels, inventory turnover, and cycle time. Continue reading

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How Much Time Could You Save with Inventory Control Software?

Inventory control software helps businesses save time and manpower as they perform a variety of tasks. Continue reading

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There’s No Excuse to Have No SKUs

When you use SKUs, the results will be skewed in your favor. Continue reading

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Whiteboard Wednesday: Benefits of an Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)

Whether you’ve got a big or small business, you should definitely use an EDI. Most large retailers refuse to do business with vendors who don’t use one. Continue reading

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Don’t Let Goods Go Bad

To solve the problem of goods going bad, businesses should use part tracking software. Continue reading

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Gotta Lotta Lot Numbers? You Oughta Try Fishbowl Inventory

How do you keep track of everything when you’ve gotta lotta lot numbers? Fishbowl Inventory has a solution. Continue reading

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Whiteboard Wednesday: Retail Inventory Management

There’s a better way to keep your sales, accounting and inventory records accurate and in tune than with a paper-based system. Kirk explains how in this video. Continue reading

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The End of Inventory Management

Happy April Fools’ Day. In this post we have fun talking about the “end” results of inventory management. Continue reading

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Inventory Control Lesson: Lessen Your Inventory

One of the most valuable inventory control lessons you can learn is how to optimize your inventory levels. Continue reading

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Whiteboard Wednesday: Fishbowl’s QuickBooks Integration

Fishbowl’s QuickBooks integration lets small and medium-sized businesses keep using the accounting software they’re familiar with, even after they grow out of its inventory management tools. Continue reading

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