Midsize Manufacturers Find Affordable ERP System with Fishbowl Enterprise

Midsize Manufacturers Find Affordable ERP System with Fishbowl Enterprise


Orem, UT -- (SBWIRE) -- 01/14/2013 -- Many midsize manufacturers struggle to afford an ERP system, yet recognize the need because operations are so complex. Old systems for tracking finances and inventory are no longer sufficient. Fishbowl Enterprise bridges the gap and allows midsize manufacturers to gain access to essential enterprise-level features.

Fishbowl Enterprise is a better choice for industrial firms than more expensive solutions because it has a quicker implementation time than higher-priced ERP solutions and its processes make sense and are easily learned. Many midsize manufacturers appreciate that the feature set can be customized without needing custom development and that resource planning and forecasting are included. Full implementation support and training are available and bundled products form a complete ERP solution.

Fishbowl Inventory ( is the most requested inventory management solution for seamless integration with QuickBooks, and is a popular standalone solution for organizations or enterprises looking to track assets. For users of QuickBooks it provides the same advanced features, flexibility, and mobile management control larger organizations require.

QuickBooks owns an estimated seventy-eight (78%) percent of the accounting software market. Analysts estimate there are more than 7.1 million copies of QuickBooks in use. By conservative estimates, more than forty (40%) percent of these organizations directly need or could strongly benefit from inventory control.

Fishbowl Inventory has been the most frequently requested inventory solution for QuickBooks users for more than a decade. As small-to-medium companies grow and face increasing competition, the flexible cost-effective combination of QuickBooks and Fishbowl grows alongside SMBs regardless of the industry sector. These smaller firms need the same kind of inventory management large organizations enjoy at a more affordable price.

Manufacturers benefit in many ways by using Fishbowl’s Manufacturing Option. Fishbowl provides several competitive advantages, including configurable bills of materials, instructions, and stages; tracks tens of thousands of parts and integrates with QuickBooks.

As manufacturers grow and expand their product line, increasingly complex processes must be coordinated. Fishbowl simplifies processes by automatically generating manufacture orders, work orders, bills of materials and other essential documents when customer orders arrive. Each bill of materials can include detailed instructions, multiple stages of production, and other features to make every manufacturing job more efficient.

About Fishbowl
Fishbowl offers custom reports, custom shopping cart integrations, custom data integration, and database-related application linking and eliminates data entry errors. With simple features of barcode scanning, companies easily receive inventory into systems or records as it comes off the carrier vehicle, make adjustments to quantities being received, and easily enter tracking information in real time. Fishbowl software significantly increases accuracy and worker productivity.

Mary Michelle Scott, President