Printed picklist with five pieces of yogurt picked

Retrieve orders faster with our inventory picklist template

Posted by Thomas Wong

If retrieving products from the shelf is slowing your business down, then using a picklist template could be an invaluable tool. Picking is the process of removing sold products from your inventory — usually to prepare them for shipping. A lot of first-time businesses begin with a simple approach to picking: they’ll open a sales […]

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Setting the table: volunteering at Eva’s Taste Matters

Posted by Cassandra

Twice a year, our whole inFlow team spends a day together volunteering our time for a local non-profit organization. This autumn, we helped Eva’s set up for their fundraising dinner, Taste Matters. Eva’s is a shelter for homeless youth in Toronto, where it’s estimated that 2000 teens are homeless each night. Eva’s also offers several […]

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Two jars, one nearly empty: "not enough safety stock"

Safety stock and reordering

Posted by Thomas Wong

Your safety stock and reorder point help you determine how low your stock can get before you need to order more. If you don’t reorder when you reach your reorder point, you’re likely to run out of stock. Safety stock contributes to your reorder point by accounting for things like: delays in shipping, sudden increases […]

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Manage QuickBooks inventory with inFlow Cloud

Posted by Thomas Wong

If you’re a QuickBooks Online (QBO) user, you’ve probably found its inventory management features lacking. That’s okay because QBO is an accounting app first and foremost, and inventory tracking is really one of its sub-features in the higher-end Plus plan. The Quickbooks Plus plan can help you with simple product-tracking setups, like buying goods and […]

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Does inFlow replace small business accounting apps?

Posted by Thomas Wong

We’ve had a lot of users ask if they can use inFlow instead of small business accounting software. The quick answer is that inFlow Cloud is focused on inventory control and order tracking, but they do have features to help you keep on top of your finances. The more nuanced answer is that we don’t think […]

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