True Inventory Control Is the Cure for Warehouse Headaches

True inventory control solves warehouse headaches, Fishbowl Blog
True inventory control cures warehouse headaches, Fishbowl Blog

What is true inventory control? It means you have all the necessary tools and training to accurately count, receive, reorder, and predict your inventory1 in one warehouse or multiple locations. Fishbowl offers true inventory control, which empowers you to bid farewell to Excel spreadsheets, stockouts, hand counts, and other headaches associated with manual inventory control. Warehouse inventory management software frees you to say hello to increased automation and cost savings.


2021 Sales Tax Changes Report Examines New Business Trends and Shifting Tax Landscape

Repost from Avalara

Avalara has a 2021 Sales Tax Changes Reports to help businesses.

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected how we learn, shop, socialize, travel, and work. That, in turn, is influencing tax policy.

After employees across numerous industries transitioned to working from home, states struggled to determine the tax implications of a newly remote workforce. As ecommerce sellers struggled to keep up with a surge in sales, states that tax remote sales benefited from a steady source of sales tax revenue. When education and events moved online, the question of how tax should apply to virtual events arose. And so on.

Our 2021 sales tax changes report examines emerging trends in business and tax. As always, it should serve as a resource for business leaders and tax professionals seeking to better understand the ever-shifting tax landscape.


How Fishbowl Compares to NetSuite

Fishbowl compares well to an ERP like NetSuite, Fishbowl Blog
Fishbowl compares well to an ERP like NetSuite, Fishbowl Blog

While NetSuite is a full ERP and Fishbowl is an inventory management solution, Fishbowl nonetheless stacks up surprisingly well compared to NetSuite. You can see that comparison on the Fishbowl vs. NetSuite page. The chart briefly matches up the two solutions based on the following criteria:

  • Order Management
  • Procurement
  • Manufacturing
  • Bill of Materials
  • Warehouse Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Product Management
  • Reporting and Business Intelligence
  • Accounting Integration
  • Flexibility
  • Ease of Use
  • Price

Fishbowl and NetSuite are equally capable of accomplishing the first eight criteria, but Fishbowl outshines NetSuite in the final four. Keep in mind that some things are referred to by different names in each solution. For example, Fishbowl calls the assembly of new products manufacturing and NetSuite calls it production. Let’s go more in depth on each of these bullet points to specifically show their similarities and differences.


There’s a Fishbowl Report for That

There's a Fishbowl report for that, Fishbowl Blog

Did you know that there is a Fishbowl Store where you’ll find more than 30 reports?

These reports address a huge spectrum of needs. They let companies print barcodes, conduct cycle counts, keep track of firearm sales, monitor monthly revenue goals, and much more.

Let’s talk about these reports, listed in alphabetical order:


FAQs About iReport

RMAs can yield valuable information in reports, Fishbowl Blog
RMAs can yield valuable information in reports, Fishbowl BlogThe fifth and final category of frequently asked questions on Fishbowl’s Documentation Wiki is about iReport. This is an important enough topic that it requires its own section to properly cover everything that goes into it. What is iReport and how does it work? You can find those questions and the answers to them by clicking the above link. You will also find the answers to several other questions listed below: (more…)

Your Guide to Writing a Proper Inventory Report

Your guide to writing a proper inventory report, Fishbowl Blog
Your guide to writing a proper inventory report, Fishbowl BlogAn inventory report is a summary and description of all the items owned by a business, organization, or landlord. The reason for creating an inventory report is to provide an account of the supply and condition of items owned. An inventory report can be used by businesses, by residents when moving out of a house, by a landlord before new tenants move in, or to provide details for legal proceedings. These documents should be clearly written, easy to understand, and thorough. (more…)

Looking for Warehouse Management Software? Try Fishbowl

Magnifying glass over money, Fishbowl Inventory BlogSoftware Connect’s Warehouse Management Software Buyer Trends – 2018 Report is out, and it offers revealing insights into what WMS buyers are looking for. This report includes data from 116 WMS buyers recorded over the course of two years. The industries they represent include distributors of durable and nondurable goods, made-for-stock and job shop manufacturers, food and beverage distributors, medical distributors, and transportation. Let’s get into the biggest takeaways from the report. (more…)

How to Request a Custom Report

How to request a custom report, Fishbowl Blog
How to request a custom report, Fishbowl BlogWould you like to get a custom report that you can use in Fishbowl? Fishbowl offers dozens of reports, but if you need one that doesn’t conform to any of the existing ones or if you would like to modify an existing report to better meet your needs, you can ask for a custom report. All you have to do is log into Fishbowl and open the Reports module. At the top of the module you will see a long line of buttons with icons and “Request’ is in the middle of them. Click on it and a Report Customization Request window will pop up on the screen. First, fill out a few text fields with this information to identify yourself: (more…)