Replenishment Strategies for FBA: Avoid Amazon’s Low Inventory Fees

Selling on Amazon is a whole new world beyond selling on your webstore. There’s a lot involved in sustaining continuous sales on Amazon beyond just having products listed on the world’s largest marketplace. To set your Amazon business up for success, one of the main areas to focus on is inventory: the flow, the costs,…

Android Barcode Scanning

We are excited to announce we have expanded our barcode scanner hardware compatibility offering. In addition to Windows CE support, the integrated barcode scanning solution now supports the Android mobile operating system. As a result, the barcode scanning solution can be used on: If you want to leverage the barcode scanning on your Android phone,…

10 E-commerce Best Practices for Small Businesses

You have a small business now, but you know you want it to grow. Growth means more customers, more revenue, more inventory, and more success. Before you can get to this space, however, you have to set some practices in motion that will foster natural and lasting growth. With this in mind, you’ll want to…

5 Advantages of Inventory Control System For a More Efficient Business Strategy

When managing a business, one thing every business owner and entrepreneur needs to remember is that inventory control is one of the building blocks of a successful business strategy. A lot comes down to how well your inventory is controlled and managed, and poor inventory management can lead to tons of problems that can either…

10 Expert eBay Inventory Management Tips

As an e-commerce retailer, you want your products to be available far and wide. This means selling and holding listings on various online marketplaces, thus meeting your audience wherever they may be. With this in mind, you should for sure be selling on eBay. With 175 million active buyers currently on the eBay marketplace, this…

How to Get More Product Reviews on Your Amazon Listings

Guest post by Chris Dunne from FeedbackExpress There are two types of reviews (feedback) on Amazon: Product reviews – These can be found on the product listings page. They should be solely focused on the product itself. Seller feedback – These can be found on the seller’s profile. This is where the buyer rates your…

How To Manage Inventory Effectively With These 3 Proven Tips

What Is Inventory Management? Inventory management is a component of supply chain management that involves tracking how your goods enter and leave the warehouse. A well-formed inventory management strategy allows you to keep up with how much stock you have on hand, how much you need to order, what dates your merchandise ship on, and…

Auto Parts Management System: 7 Best Practices For Staying Organized

When it comes to automotive vehicles, there are a lot of working parts to think about that make the whole into something you can use. Each of these parts is complex in its own way, which means they can function, or not function, and affect the vehicles as a whole. With this in mind, it…

5 Important Reasons to Implement Inventory Management Software with a Barcode System

As your business grows, so does your inventory. While this is initially a good thing (more inventory usually means your products are in higher demand, which means more sales), things can get a little out of hand if your inventory is not properly being managed or tracked. The smaller your business is the easier it…

Best Practices for Tracking your Business’ Inventory

Best Practices: Tracking your Business’ Inventory Whether you own a small or large business, new or old, tracking its inventory is incredibly important. Knowing whether the products you are selling and promoting are in proper stock at all times gives you a significant advantage over your business dealings. Not only is your business prepared for…

Why Is a Lot Number Important?

As your small business grows, there is always more and more information you need to keep track of. Information tracking is important for your business itself, but it is also important for business relations, such as those with customers, investors and buyers. As you gain more popularity and a larger customer following, you’re likely going…

Successful Tips on How to Start a Vape Shop

Having proper inventory management software properly in place is a critical part to how to start a vape shop.  With the sheer number of vape products available in the marketplace,  customers expect to see a wide selection of vape products and having an inventory management software in place is critical to track your inventory and…

Top 5 Ways to Know if You Have the Best Inventory Management Software

For eCommerce businesses, both large and small, inventory management software is a must. A good inventory management software can help prevent you from selling more of a product that you have, but this blog post isn’t about good inventory management software. It’s about the best inventory management software. And when you’re using the best, not…

Introducing ‘Rapid Order Packing’ Barcode Scanning

We are excited to introduce the “rapid order” packing capability using the mobile handheld barcode scanners.  This new rapid order packing capability allow more flexibility on how customers want to leverage the barcode scanner to fulfill orders. The two available packing options on the scanner are: Item By Item – All items on the order must…

Top reasons why Finale is not updating a selling channel SKU

Over the past several years, we have assisted many customers on how to properly configure Finale to properly updating stock quantities to the sales channel.   We sometimes field calls from customers stating the most of their marketplaces or shopping carts SKUs are being updated with the correct stock quantities, but a few SKUs are…

Difference between Stock Take and Stock Change

Difference between stock take and stock change A Stock Change is where you change the quantity of stock on hand by either “Adding” (positive value) stock or “Subtracting” (negative value) stock.   So if you had Product ID “ABC” and it has a current Quantity on Hand value of 10 units in sublocation “M1”, and…

Emailing Purchase Order and Sales Orders

We recently made some changes to make it easier than ever to email purchase orders to your suppliers or sales orders / sales invoices to your customers.  Email the document from directly within the application, and the email will contain a PDF attachment of the printed document. Sending an email is completed in two quick…

ATF fireworks compliance documentation.

Finale Inventory has been providing inventory management solutions for fireworks and explosive companies since 2009.  In addition to keeping track of inventory stock levels, Finale provides comprehensive regulatory ATF fireworks compliance documentation for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF).  The software will make the ATF audits less stressful and eventful due to…

Should You Be Going Mobile? Inventory Software for The Next Generation

Inventory management plays a vital role in the success of any organization. Taking control of inventory levels means making diligent use of your organization’s inventory management software — software that enhances procedures and processes as well as providing superior tools to utilize the results of a physical inventory.  Mobile inventory software — that is to say,…