Manufacturing Surprisingly Stronger in September

Many economists thought the manufacturing industry was going to shrink in September for the first time in two years. But manufacturers surprised them by beating expectations and actually increasing production, according to the Institute for Supply Management’s manufacturing index. (more…)

7 Benefits of Using QuickBooks Manufacturing Software

QuickBooks manufacturing software is an important tool for manufacturers. You need to have a firm grasp of your finances and your inventory to effectively run your business. You can better plan your operations and find ways to improve profitability when you have the right tools. (more…)

Fishbowl Inventory Manufacturing Option Offers Useful Tools

If you’ve read even just a few of the posts on the Fishbowl Blog, you know that Fishbowl Inventory offers a comprehensive set of inventory management tools for small and mid-size businesses. Fishbowl Inventory is not only a great tool for retailers, wholesalers and other sellers, but for manufacturers, as well. (more…)

3 Inventory Management Basics You Need to Know

Quick quiz on inventory management: Do you know the difference between a Sales Order and a Work Order? What’s a Bill of Materials, and how does it fit in with these other documents? (more…)