3 Features Your RMA Solution Should Have (Part 1): Flexibility

I’ve already talked in general about why RMAs are amazing, and now I’m going to delve deeper into what makes them so useful to a business. Specifically, what should your RMA solution be able to do in order to make the return process simpler for your customers?

RMA solutions should be flexible to work with many business types, Fishbowl BlogI’m going to talk about three features that RMA solutions should possess. They should be:

  • Flexible enough to handle a variety of needs
  • Integrated with inventory management software
  • Able to generate detailed reports to shed light on customer behavior

I’ll also talk about how Fishbowl Manufacturing and Fishbowl Warehouse provide each of these features. Let’s talk about the first one on this list: Flexibility. Continue reading

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Fishbowl Compatibility: Point of Sale Solutions

An important part of doing business is accepting payment from customers. If you run a distribution business, but you’d like to open your warehouse to retail customers as well, you’ll need a good point of sale system. It helps a lot if this point of sale system integrates with your inventory software.

Fishbowl has a powerful point of sale solution, Fishbowl BlogFishbowl’s Point of Sale Solution

Luckily, Fishbowl offers a point of sale solution that is:

  • Touchscreen ready
  • Compatible with several merchant services, including QuickBooks Payments, T1 Payments, and Authorize.Net
  • Able to scan barcodes
  • Integrated with Fishbowl to update inventory records when sales are made

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Features You Should Look for in Inventory Control Software

What inventory control software features will give you the most bang for your buck? Fishbowl BlogFishbowl has some amazing white papers you might be interested in. One of them talks about advanced inventory control features that small and medium-sized businesses should take advantage of.

These important features include: Continue reading

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Fishbowl Competes in 425-Mile Bike Race

Fishbowl's 2014 Salt to Saint Relay participants at the finish line, Fishbowl Blog

This past weekend, more than a dozen Fishbowl employees participated in a huge relay bike race that went all the way from Salt Lake City in northern Utah down to St. George at the southwest corner of Utah. The race is appropriately called the Salt to Saint Relay.

Utah isn’t exactly known for its flat terrain, and this 425-mile race has a 20,000-foot increase in elevation. It takes a special kind of person to want to take on a challenge like that. Continue reading

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Fishbowl Compatibility: Mobile Solutions

Last week I listed the many ecommerce platforms that integrate with Fishbowl. This time I’m going to talk about the mobile solutions that Fishbowl is compatible with.

Fishbowl works on a variety of mobile devices, Fishbowl BlogIf you want to check your inventory levels, order more products, or perform other inventory control tasks while you’re away from a desktop computer, Fishbowl can make it happen.

With LilyPad for Fishbowl, an app provided by Sharpe Concepts, you can use Fishbowl on any mobile device with access to a Web browser. Continue reading

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Fishbowl’s eCommerce Success Stories

We often get asked if Fishbowl Manufacturing and Fishbowl Warehouse work well for ecommerce companies. Fishbowl is well known for providing excellent inventory control software for a variety of business types, particularly manufacturers, wholesalers, and retailers.

Fishbowl is an excellent ecommerce inventory management solution, Fishbowl BlogBut what about the more tech-savvy segments of the economy? The answer is a resounding YES!

Here are a couple of case studies that show how Fishbowl has positively affected the fortunes of ecommerce companies: Continue reading

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Announcing the THRIVE Symposium’s Business Award Winners

September 18, 2014 is the first day of the three-day THRIVE Symposium, which is an event that gathers business leaders from across the state of Utah. There will be several government leaders including the Executive Director from the Governor’s Office of Economic Development, Val Hale as well as many published authors, professionals, and other experts offering advice and new ideas to attendees. It will take place at Dixie State University in St. George, Utah.

During this event, six people/businesses will be honored with awards for their contributions in a number of areas, including business development, leadership, charity, inspiration, and more. Continue reading

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Fishbowl Compatibility: eCommerce Integration

Fishbowl isn’t just a powerful inventory management solution for manufacturers, wholesalers, and other business types; it also integrates with dozens of solutions that make it an even more useful tool.

eCommerce Platforms Fishbowl Integrates with

Check out Fishbowl's ecommerce integration, Fishbowl BlogDo you have an ecommerce business or do you sell at least some items online? You would definitely benefit from a solution that helps you automate the online selling process.

Fishbowl integrates with the following ecommerce platforms: Continue reading

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Portrait of Inventory Management Software Buyers

Who is most likely to purchase inventory management software and what are the most important things they are looking for in the software they buy? These are the questions I’ve been answering over the past six weeks.

Inventory management software buyers are usually small business owners looking for the first time, Fishbowl BlogBut since I’ve separated the answers across six separate blog posts, I think it’s time to bring all of them together here in one final summation. Let’s get right to it. Continue reading

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Fishbowl Integrates with Many Shopping Carts

Do you have an online shopping cart that you would like to integrate with inventory management software? Fishbowl is a great option for you.

Fishbowl integrates with practically any shopping cart, Fishbowl BlogHere is a small sample of the shopping carts Fishbowl integrates with: Continue reading

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