Bill of Materials Module Hotkeys

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The Bill of Materials module is the place where manufacturers spend a lot of their time in Fishbowl Manufacturing. And these hotkeys will help manufacturers make even better use of their time in this module. (more…)

QuickBooks Manufacturing Software Articles

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Improve your manufacturing processes to handle heavier loads, Fishbowl BlogThis category combines two of Fishbowl’s specialties: QuickBooks and manufacturing. Not content to have a single category devoted to QuickBooks, Fishbowl offers the following articles in the QuickBooks Manufacturing Software category. This is the smallest category with just three articles, but each one offers a unique and helpful perspective, so they are definitely worth checking out. Go ahead and click on any that speak to you and your business: (more…)

The Many Features of the Manufacture Order Module

Factory processes need to function like a well-oiled machine, Fishbowl Blog
Factory processes need to function like a well-oiled machine, Fishbowl BlogThe Manufacture Order module gives you the tools you need to organize all of your work orders for a variety of manufacturing jobs. We’ll talk about the five types of work orders, how to create new manufacture orders, how to edit manufacture orders, and what reports are available in this module. Let’s work our way through the Manufacture Order module. (more…)

Building Up the Bill of Materials Module

Any business would benefit from using these four management solutions, Fishbowl Blog
Any business would benefit from using these four management solutions, Fishbowl BlogIn the Bill of Materials module, you can create just about any kind of bill of materials for a number of manufacturing job types. It’s basically a list of parts, ingredients, and other raw goods that go into making a finished product. You can use a bill of materials for subassemblies and production stages, in addition to simpler manufacturing jobs. Let’s get right into it. (more…)

Is Fishbowl a Good Fit for MRP Buyers?

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What is missing from your business management system? Fishbowl BlogSoftware Connect recently published its MRP Software Buyer Trends – 2018 Report, and it’s filled with fascinating insights into mindset of MRP buyers. They interviewed a randomly selected group of 183 manufacturers and put together their responses into a number of charts to see what they are looking for in a material requirements planning solution. Here are the top 19 features that these manufacturers said they are looking for in an MRP: (more…)

Comparison of Fishbowl and QuickBooks Enterprise (Part 2) – Manufacturing

Fishbowl integrates seamlessly with QuickBooks, Fishbowl Blog
Fishbowl integrates seamlessly with QuickBooks, Fishbowl BlogLet’s continue comparing Fishbowl and QuickBooks Enterprise by going through their manufacturing features. This will throw the contrast between the two solutions into even greater relief than before because Fishbowl really shines in this area. We will cover nine features involving work orders, manufacture orders, bill of materials, and other manufacturing aspects of the two software solutions. (more…)

Manual vs. Automatic Bill of Materials

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A bill of materials contains a lot of information that manufacturers need in order to put together a product and ensure standardization across all of the products they produce. And it’s possible to generate bills of materials manually and automatically. Let’s talk about the benefits of automating this process. (more…)

Fishbowl Can Handle These 5 Manufacturing Processes

Fishbowl can handle many types of manufacturing processes, Fishbowl Blog
There are many types of manufacturing processes out there. Did you know that Fishbowl Manufacturing works for the vast majority of them? Here are five of the most popular manufacturing processes. We’ll discuss what they are and how Fishbowl Manufacturing works within them. (more…)