How to Prevent Oversolds and Stockouts

Have you ever shopped online and clicked “Add To Cart” only to be met with a dreaded “out of stock”? While this is a frustrating experience for customers, the frustration is doubled for you, as the business owner. Every oversold or out-of-stock item leaves customers disappointed, increasing the chance of losing that sale (or customer)…

Amazon FBA Refunds: Understanding the Fundamentals  

Get Your Amazon FBA Refunds Amazon FBA refunds can make the difference in turning a business operating at a loss into a profitable business. Getida, a company specializing in recovering Amazon FBA refunds, explains that an FBA business could lose anywhere from 1% to 3% in unclaimed Amazon FBA refunds. That quickly adds up to…

Stop Making These 5 Common Accounting Mistakes

Small business owners wear many hats. They are HR managers, marketing executives, and, of course, the Chief Financial Officer of their business. Most small business owners either manage their books independently or hire a bookkeeper to keep their finances in order.  While this seems most practical, it can lead to avoidable mistakes that significantly impact a…

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,…

3 Ways to Simplify Cycle Counts

Cycle counts are your key to achieving efficiency, ensuring accurate stock levels, and smooth operations. But let’s face it: traditional cycle counts can be a time-consuming, error-prone headache. As a busy ecommerce seller, you know the feeling: orders are flying out the door, your inbox is overflowing, and every minute can be spent doing five…

5 Ways to Reduce Waste in Ecommerce Operations

There are several ways for ecommerce businesses to improve their sustainability. From packaging to operations, learn 5 ways to strengthen you brand’s sustainability.

5 Inventory Management Mistakes to Avoid in 2024

Balance sales growth with inventory management excellence. Learn about proper handling of inventory to avoid overselling, improve profitability and manage your business proactively.

Navigating Ecommerce Growth: Tools for Returns and Inventory Management in 2024

As we delve into planning for success in 2024, it becomes clear that an often-overlooked aspect demands our attention: the returns process. This critical yet challenging transaction presents immense opportunities to boost customer loyalty and enhance operational efficiency. This blog explores the strategic importance of returns and inventory management, illustrating how strategic returns can drive…

Ease into Excellence: Onboarding with Finale Inventory

Change can be daunting. The thought of integrating a new system or tool into your current process can often feel like preparing to climb a mountain – strenuous and time-consuming. But what if we told you that with Finale, it’s more like a stroll in the park?…because that’s our goal, and we’ve been told it’s…

Demand Planning for Q4: A Comprehensive Inventory Guide

Quarter 4: a season synonymous with festivities, family reunions, and fervent shopping. For businesses, it means meticulous planning to get ahead of Q4 in order to navigate the whirlwind of sales, promotions, and elevated customer expectations. Let’s explore the intricacies of Q4 inventory demand planning, and we’ll talk over some action ideas for sellers to…

4 Reasons Why Exact Accounting is Vital for Multichannel Sellers

This partner post is brought to you by A2X. Running a multichannel business is a tough gig. In addition to dealing with everything that comes with selling via a traditional brick-and-mortar store, you must also navigate the ins and outs of ecommerce channels, including websites and marketplaces. With so many moving parts, it’s understandable to…

Navigating the Tightrope: Overselling in eCommerce and How to Avoid the Pitfalls

In the dynamic world of ecommerce, overselling is a term that’s no stranger to industry experts but is feared even among the most experienced of sellers. Overselling can send your business spiraling into a vortex of customer dissatisfaction and lost opportunities. Finale Inventory is here to provide strategies to avoid overselling, helping you understand its…

Choosing the Right Platform: Selling on Amazon VS Walmart.com

Written in partnership with SellCord. Amazon has long been recognized as the dominant force in the e-commerce industry, revolutionizing the way people shop online and setting new standards for customer convenience and satisfaction. However, in recent years, Walmart has rapidly emerged as a strong competitor to Amazon’s dominance, challenging its position and reshaping the e-commerce…

Pick & Pack And How To Improve Your Warehouse Processes

Getting your pick-and-pack process right is essential to efficient e-commerce order fulfillment and customer satisfaction. Picking and packing involves four steps – order receiving, order picking, order packing, and order shipping. Yet, the simplicity of the concept masks a complex reality. There are dozens of combinations of methods and strategies you could tap into for…

Strategies for Direct-to-Consumer Manufacturers

Until the rise of e-commerce, the shopping experience relied solely on retailers and distributors. However, more manufacturers are turning to a more direct customer journey. Direct-to-consumer (D2C) selling allows manufacturers to forego distributors and gain several benefits, like a deeper relationship with consumers.  Direct-to-consumer selling can seem daunting for manufacturers that depend on retailers to…

The Best Order Picking Methods for Your Warehouse

Order picking has a critical role to play in your warehouse operations. It impacts your efficiency, accuracy and customer satisfaction, and you can amplify your business by finding the right method.

Leveraging Reorder Points to Maintain Stock Levels

Best Practices: Leveraging Reorder Points to Maintain Stock Levels It doesn’t matter if you’re a small start-up e-commerce business or a multi-warehouse giant, leveraging reorder points to maintain stock levels will have a positive effect on your day-to-day operations and help ensure that you capture every sale you can. Even before my previous e-commerce business was mature enough to justify an inventory…

Selling CBD Online: A Quick Guide

The hemp compound CBD receives a lot of attention in today’s market. CBD oil and other wellness products containing CBD have rising popularity in consumers looking for natural health remedies. If you want to tap into this emerging market, you need to do your research. This guide will give you an overview of the online…

What Is Lot Number Tracking Software?

Modern inventory tracking technology allows businesses to monitor many types of information, including lot numbers. Lot numbers refer to groups of products to help you determine an item’s source. Lot ID tracking software like Finale Inventory enables you to manage lot numbers to increase your company’s efficiency. Learn more about lot numbers and how you can…

Benefits of Cloud-Based Inventory Management

One of the most important parts of managing multiple warehouses and distribution centers is maintaining an up-to-date inventory management system. Keeping track of a business’s inventory is now easier than ever with advancing inventory management technology — particularly cloud-based warehouse management software.  Especially with the prevalence of eCommerce as a primary means of getting goods…