Tag Archives: Excel

Whiteboard Wednesday: Spreadsheets

James Shores explains why it is so much better to use inventory management software instead of Excel spreadsheets to handle your inventory needs. Continue reading

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Scary Inventory Management

Are you trying to manage your inventory without the help of inventory management software? Now that’s a scary thought. Continue reading

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Fishbowl Is Ideal for First-Time Inventory Management Software Buyers

A whopping 96 percent of companies looking to purchase inventory management software are first-time buyers. Continue reading

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Kirk’s Tackle Shop: Excel and Inventory Management

Excel is a step up from managing your inventory on paper, of course, but it’s a far cry from an automated system. Continue reading

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How to Manage Inventory on a Budget

You don’t need to be a big company with vast resources to effectively manage your inventory. You have 3 options: doing it by hand, with Excel spreadsheets or with inventory software. Continue reading

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What Is the Best Way to Manage Inventory?

Welcome to the 200th blog post on the Fishbowl Inventory Blog! I’ve been responsible for 187 of those posts so far. I’ve been amazed by how many guest bloggers have published great content on this blog over the past two … Continue reading

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Can Barcoding Inventory Reduce Costs and Improve Efficiency?

A company’s inventory carrying costs are typically 3% of its inventory value on hand. That’s why it’s important to keep these costs down. Continue reading

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Fishbowl Inventory Re-energizes 4th-Generation Family Business

For the past 80 years, a family-owned hardware store called Griffiths Plumbing Kitchen and Bath has done all of its inventory management by hand. But soon after the British Columbia-based company was placed into the hands of its fourth-generation steward, … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Really Make Inventory Management Painless

When I read the article “Five Steps to Painless Inventory Management,” I thought Christmas had come early this year. This article is full of ideas I can build on because everything the author, Lisa Girard, says either ties into Fishbowl … Continue reading

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When Colleges and Companies Work Together, Students Win

If you’re a skilled worker, you shouldn’t have too much trouble finding a job right now, despite all the economic worries. Many employers are eager to find employees with the right skills. Unfortunately, many people (even college graduates) don’t have … Continue reading

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