Whiteboard Wednesday: Swimming with the Sharks

“Now you can swim with the sharks” was Fishbowl’s tagline for many years. It means that with our manufacturing and warehouse management software, small and midsize businesses have the tools they need to compete with much larger corporations. Continue reading

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Unique Use of Inventory Management Software: Heart Reboots

Medical devices are used to spot irregularities in the heart and treat them, Fishbowl BlogInventory management software can be used in all sorts of interesting ways by many different types of businesses. In this series of blog posts I’ve been sharing some of these amazing stories.

I’ve already discussed companies that make bacteria to improve crop health and conveyor belts for poultry producers. This week I am excited to talk about a medical company that helps with life-saving surgeries. Continue reading

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10 Steps to a Healthier Business (Part 8): Barcodes

It’s an exciting new year, and there’s no time like the present to talk about being healthy. Get ready to explore exciting ways to improve your business’ health.

For nearly two months we have been discussing how inventory management tactics can help you be more successful. Last week we talked about Pick, Pack, Ship, and now it’s time to address the important role that Barcodes play. Continue reading

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Find Out What’s New in Fishbowl

Would you like to stay on top of the latest features in Fishbowl Manufacturing and Fishbowl Warehouse? There is no better resource than the Release Notes section of the Fishbowl Wiki.

See what new features Fishbowl has in our Release Notes section, Fishbowl BlogNew Format

Our Development team is always updating these Release Notes whenever they get ready for a new software update. Those happen quite frequently, so you should check out our wiki often to get the latest scoop.

We’ve recently changed the format of our Release Notes, too. Starting with Fishbowl 2015.1, they include: Continue reading

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Unique Use of Inventory Management Software: Conveyor Belts for Poultry Producers

Conveyor belts increase efficiency and sanitation in poultry production, Fishbowl BlogThis is a fun series of blog posts in which I discuss unusual ways that companies use inventory management software. Last week I talked about INTX Microbials, a company that makes inoculants for farmers to spread on their plant seeds in order to make them healthier and grow faster.

This week I’m going to talk about a company that not only has interesting products, but it also uses inventory management software in a way that I’ve never heard of anyone else doing. Continue reading

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10 Steps to a Healthier Business (Part 7): Pick, Pack, Ship

It’s the best part of the week! No, not just because it’s Friday, but because it’s time for another installment in this series on how to have a healthier business.

We’ve been talking about improvements you can make to your inventory management practices to really help your business succeed. This week our focus is on Pick, Pack, Ship. Continue reading

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Fishbowl’s Musical Christmas

Music is the best part of Christmas. Of course, so are the presents, decorations, food, spirit, family connections, and virtually every other part of Christmas. That’s why it is the best holiday of the year!

Enjoy some delightful Christmas Carols from Fishbowl, Fishbowl BlogChristmas brings out people’s creativity and captures our imaginations in a way that other holidays never quite do. So I am going to share three fun parodies of Christmas Carols/Poems I have written over the past four years. I hope you like them. Continue reading

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Unique Use of Inventory Management Software: Crop Health Enhancers

Inventory management software is just a tool. It enables businesses to do things they otherwise couldn’t, such as integrate with their accounting systems and automate numerous processes. But that’s only one side of the story.

INTX Microbials produces inoculants that protect and strengthen legume seeds, Fishbowl BlogFor more than four years on the Fishbowl Blog I have talked all about what the software can do, but it’s much more interesting to see it in practice.

That’s why I’m starting this series of posts to talk about unique ways that Fishbowl customers are putting our software to use in their fields of expertise. Inventory doesn’t have to be typical products in boxes. It can be anything, from living creatures to microbes in test tubes to totally intangible items.

Let’s start this series by talking about INTX Microbials, LLC. Continue reading

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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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