Inventory management systems are essential for your business. They help track the ins and outs of your stock with precision.
However, not all inventory systems are built the same. Some inventory systems might work well for your business, while others won’t. So it’s up to you to evaluate your current inventory management solution and see if it suits your business well.
But first, here’s a list of some essential functions a good inventory management solution should do:
So when will you know that your current inventory management solution isn’t working for you? The following four critical signs will tell you when you’ll need to look for a new inventory management solution.
It might seem anachronistic to talk about managing antiques with state-of-the-art inventory management software. But the truth is that you can track virtually anything with modern tools. Antiques are no exception. You can use the following features found in inventory management software to keep a close eye on your antiques:
Point of sale
We’ll go through each of these topics in this blog post. And then you’ll be free to decide if an inventory solution is a worthwhile investment for your antique business.1
There are two main criteria you should
look at to find the best inventory management software: 1. what it does for
you, and 2. what features you expect from it.
A great way to tell if inventory
management software is right for you is if it produces the results you’re
looking for. What are you looking for? Let’s talk about several things that should
be high on your list.
We are going to discuss many of Fishbowl’s products, as well
as their uses and training options. Fishbowl offers the #1 manufacturing and
warehouse management solutions for QuickBooks, plus a variety of other
solutions to help with additional aspects of business operations. Here’s a
The User module shows you, in the role of an administrator, all of the users you currently have in your system. It also lets you create new users and assign them certain user rights by adding them to certain user groups and location groups within Fishbowl.When creating a new user, you need to add a bunch of information about them:(more…)
The Location Group module is what you use to create a broad category for smaller locations to be filed under in Fishbowl. A location group can be any kind of structure or place with many sections inside it. You can have dozens of locations in a single location group.(more…)
The Location module is the place to go when you want to create and update locations, which can fall under a number of categories. You can also assign them to location groups. We’ll get into all of this in greater detail as we go.(more…)
Last week we covered how to pick items to fulfill orders, and that naturally leads into this week’s topic: the Shipping module. After all, picking, packing, and shipping go together like snap, crackle, and pop.You can use this module to pack and ship items that you’ve previously picked. And there are a few other functions that we’ll get into as we explore the Shipping module.(more…)