Given how technology has advanced over the years, it is just surprising how many manual processes still take place in inventory management of retail companies.
The BuyerView survey carried out by Software Advice in 2014 indicates that only 4 percent of buyers had an inventory management software system in place. The overwhelming majority of the surveyed claimed that they used either Excel spreadsheets or manual methods, which was, even back then, discouraging figures.
In this blog post we are going to talk about something a lot of companies don’t do effectively – naming bin locations in a warehouse. Can having a uniformed bin naming policy throughout your warehouses really make a difference? Let’s find out.
A lot of start-ups as well as well-established small businesses look at bringing new technologies into their workflows with a measure of fear and skepticism. They tend to complain they can’t afford any inventory management systems or actually see no point in obtaining one. Some of them claim that they are coping with day-to-day inventory operations pretty well resorting to nothing else but spreadsheets.
We are pleased to announce that HandiFox has been named to The Sleeter Group’s list of Awesome Applications for 2016. Only 7 companies were awarded this year and we are one of them!
In today’s competitive business world, effective inventory management is commonly believed to be critical in deciding success or failure. It’s little wonder that good managers are struggling to be able to keep the pulse of dynamic stock levels in their warehouse(s).
What are your main considerations when choosing a software solution for your business? How about ease of use and customer responsiveness?
There is no need to explain why superior ease of use is the deciding factor for both vendors and users, is there? The unfortunate truth is that the importance of responsive customer service is understood only much later, when the pains start growing and you could use some help.
For years HandiFox has been known for its ability to take your inventory management to a new level by extending QuickBooks functionality and bringing it to mobile platforms. Many of our users have commended multiple-site inventory tracking, picking and packing, extensive barcoding capabilities. Recently, in response to your numerous requests, we added Serial & Lot Number support to our software, to provide you with yet another powerful tool for your inventory tracking needs.
At HandiFox, we take our time to analyze and share with you the best practices for your business –so, this blog centers around the importance of inventory counting and how to make it as painless as possible.
Many business owners stick to Excel as a tool for Inventory Management because it is simple in use and inexpensive. In reality it causes more damage to business than it really helps in inventory tracking. As the company grows, it becomes increasingly more difficult to organize schedules and keep track of certain types of data. As the number of transactions grows, Excel cannot provide up-to-the-minute, real-time inventory tracking. As Excel documents grow in size, business owners come to understand that business cannot grow further for the following reasons...
The Sleeter Group has recently published the result of their annual study: “What SMBs Want from Their CPA.” The results highlight excellent perspectives in exploring avenues of development for shrewd accountants who want to become more pro-active in their area of expertise.
As a manager of a logistics department selecting a barcoding system, you are faced with a plethora of issues which you are forced to take into consideration. At the forefront of these, consider your business goals and make sure that the system you choose will help you to reach those long-term goals of the company’s growth.
Many companies want to implement barcoding to improve their inventory management but they do not know how to start. This article will explain what barcodes are and how to set up your HandiFox system for barcoding.
An optimal level of merchandise has to be maintained at the warehouse in order to avoid both a deficit and overflow.
A good manager pays extra attention to the detailed organization of the company’s warehouse. He keeps his hand on the pulse of the company's input and output, because it directly affects the potential profits.
Inventory Management Module in QuickBooks is quite complete and functionally intuitive. It has got all the functions you need to effectively track your inventory and accomplish your goals in business.
Advanced Inventory module for QuickBooks Enterprise offers a number of practical features for Small Businesses. Among them are: Barcodes, Multiple Inventory Sites, Track Bin Locations within Inventory Sites, Serial/Lot Numbers. We would be going over the following functions in this post: those that are supported by HandiFox and those that are not and some provided by HandiFox alone that will allow you to avoid the costly Advanced Inventory module
At HandiFox, we're constantly looking for ways to supercharge your business - be it through our comprehensive HandiFox mobile inventory management software, or through less conventional routes. So for this blog, we're going to talk about something that, at first glance, may seem completely irrelevant to your business, but on closer inspection can make a big impact on your relationship with suppliers and consumers: social media.
We have released the newest HandiFox version. It contains a number of new features and improvements that we want to tell our customers about.
At HandiFox, we never tire of looking for ways to improve your business. So for this blog, we're going to take a look at a fast-growing trend that could have a big impact on your business: price optimization.
HandiFox has spent a great deal of time developing their mobile sales solutions because they are able to see how valuable this system can be to your business. Integrating QuickBooks inventory management to help with functional management and optimal results for selling is the priority for us. We want you to succeed and have the best equipment to do so. Below we have provided tips to set you up for success with your mobile sales.
Spring is right around the corner and get refreshed with the best practices of inventory management for you growing business. Take this opportunity to clean up and organize your inventory with our HandiFox inventory management systems. We can easily lose track of time and forget the best way to manage out inventory. Touching up on best practices will help give your company a boost to be ready for anything and excited to succeed. Here are some best practices to refresh your memory this spring for your inventory management and selling of your products.