Fishbowl

Fishbowl

Simplify, automate, and elevate your inventory management

About Fishbowl

Fishbowl is a complete manufacturing and inventory management solution that helps medium and large businesses face demand trends and manage supply issues. Designed to automate the manufacturing process, Fishbowl's features include orders and work planning tools to maximize production efficiency.

Transform and elevate your manufacturing process with Fishbowl’s complete manufacturing and warehouse inventory management software. Fishbowl’s inventory-centric approach improves efficiency through strategic automation that gives your growing business the control it needs to reduce costs and maximize productivity.

Fishbowl’s solution offers real-time insights and data collection to provide business owners total transparency during every operation stage, giving you the power to make precise and timely pricing decisions.

With Fishbowl, your business will experience better automation through integration. Fishbowl’s solution was designed to seamlessly integrate with the most popular CRM systems and business solutions such as QuickBooks, Amazon, Adobe, Salesforce, Shopify and more!


Key benefits of Fishbowl

  • Integration: Fishbowl is designed to integrate with QuickBooks and many other popular business solutions for better automation of business processes.

  • Work planning: Generate work orders for assembly, disassembly, replacement, repair, and other jobs. Save commonly used work orders and bills of materials for use in future projects.

  • Inventory management: Receive real-time inventory updates to understand inventory levels at all times. Set automatic re-order points on all products to avoid stock-outs.

  • Asset tracking: Track items by lot number, serial number, expiry date etc. Monitor asset levels in multiple locations and transfer between locations when necessary.

  • Inventory tracking: Track inventory across every step of your operations from order to delivery.

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    4.1/5
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    4.1/5
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    Ed
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    • Industry: Retail
    • Company size: 11–50 Employees
    • Used Daily for 2+ years
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    • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

    Powerful, Affordable Inventory and Order Management Software

    Reviewed on 25/09/2018

    Stated simply, Fishbowl is the best in it's class, period! Easy to use, incredibly effective and...

    Stated simply, Fishbowl is the best in it's class, period! Easy to use, incredibly effective and affordable Inventory and Order Management Software.

    Pros

    Fishbowl offers and unparalleled ease of use. Our whole team was trained and up and running in hours. You simply won't find another software package with the range of features and reliability at this price range. It easily bests other software packages costing 3 times what Fishbowl costs!

    Cons

    Their call back support could be a little faster, but it's still likely better than most software companies.

    Rosa
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    • Industry: Food & Beverages
    • Company size: 11–50 Employees
    • Used Daily for 2+ years
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    • Likelihood to recommend 7.0 /10

    Excellent Customer Service

    Reviewed on 11/03/2022

    The customer service Fishbowl provides has been a great experience. They understand our process and...

    The customer service Fishbowl provides has been a great experience. They understand our process and go out their way to give us the help we need.

    Pros

    It's user friendly and and its ability to grow with the company.

    Cons

    The inability to track types of changes made automaticlly.

    Reasons for Switching to Fishbowl

    We felt Fishbowl could accomplish what we needed just as well as other products and at a reasonable price.
    Mitch
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    • Industry: Sporting Goods
    • Company size: 11–50 Employees
    • Used Daily for 1-5 months
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    • Likelihood to recommend 0.0 /10

    Extremely Frustrated and Feel Violated

    Reviewed on 13/04/2022

    We purchased inventory software from Fishbowl and then had an exceptionally difficult time...

    We purchased inventory software from Fishbowl and then had an exceptionally difficult time implementing the software. We paid for a number of items that we have not received months later, went weeks without receiving responses from them during the implementation process, and were verbally promised things that they have walked back or denied entirely. Worst of all, because of their lack of responsiveness, they claim that we are not eligible for a refund on the software because we are past the time limit for the satisfaction guarantee. Integrations, services, implementation support, and custom reports were paid for and never received. The server has been down for long time periods (days at a time), credit card systems won't integrate properly and the software crashes regularly on our machines.

    Rather than try to do what is right and work things through, they have opted to take a hard line on this issue with no flexibility at all. We are now currently pursuing legal action. If you are considering using their products or services I would recommend in the strongest of language possible to not do any business with this company.

    Pros

    It appeared to be a great product before we purchased it

    Cons

    Point of sale software is nearly un-usable. It does not support gift cards or customer accounts in any functional way. Implementation and support from the software company are beyond poor even after paying many thousands of dollars for extra support and help with implementation.

    Alternatives Considered

    NetSuite and SkuVault

    Reasons for Choosing Fishbowl

    To have better inventory control for eCommerce and communication between our systems

    Switched From

    Finale Inventory

    Reasons for Switching to Fishbowl

    Supposed integration with our eCommerce software that was not actually viable (which we found out after the fact)
    Miriam
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    • Industry: Shipbuilding
    • Company size: 11–50 Employees
    • Used Daily for 2+ years
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    • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

    Works great for Small Manufacturer

    Reviewed on 06/11/2019

    I love the ease of analyzing each piece of our manufacturing process.

    I love the ease of analyzing each piece of our manufacturing process.

    Pros

    Ease of Quickbooks Online integration, ease of cost analysis

    Cons

    Reports are not as easy to manipulate as some programs

    Response from Fishbowl

    Thank you for your review, Miriam. We appreciate your business and you taking the time to give us some feedback.

    Rudy
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    • Industry: Consumer Goods
    • Company size: 11–50 Employees
    • Used Daily for 2+ years
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    • Likelihood to recommend 8.0 /10

    Fishbowl for SMBs

    Reviewed on 17/05/2022

    It is a positive experience.

    It is a positive experience.

    Pros

    It is powerful inventory tracking software that can be built out to your needs

    Cons

    It can be expensive to build out custom reporting and features with fishbowl

    Alternatives Considered

    QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise

    Reasons for Switching to Fishbowl

    QB did not have inventory management at that time
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    Fishbowl FAQs

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    Fishbowl offers the following pricing plans:

    • Free Trial: Available

    Please contact Fishbowl for pricing details.

    Fishbowl has the following typical customers:

    Self Employed, 2–10, 11–50, 51–200, 201–500, 501–1,000, 1,001–5,000

    Fishbowl supports the following languages:

    English

    Fishbowl supports the following devices:

    Android (Mobile), iPhone (Mobile), iPad (Mobile)

    Fishbowl integrates with the following applications:

    Adobe Commerce, Avalara, BigCommerce, Dropbox Business, FedEx Ship Manager, QuickBooks Online Advanced, Quickbooks Online, SPS Commerce, Salesforce Sales Cloud, Shift4Shop, ShipRush, ShipStation, Shopify, Square Payments, TrueCommerce EDI Solutions, UPS Ready, Volusion, WooCommerce, X-Cart, Xero, Zen Cart, Zoho CRM, authorize.net

    Fishbowl offers the following support options:

    Email/Help Desk, FAQs/Forum, Knowledge Base, Phone Support, Chat

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