Track inventory to stay stocked for success
- Track inventory in real time
- Sync online sales & payments
- Get instant inventory insights
Keep track of every product you buy and sell
Know what’s in stock and what’s on order
Get low stock alerts
You'll get an alert when it's time to reorder inventory so you can stay ahead of back orders.
View your quantities on hand
Inventory quantities are automatically updated when you buy and sell products so you can avoid overselling.
Stay on top of purchase orders
Make reordering easier by organizing your orders and vendor information in one place.
Stay in sync with your business
Connect online sales & payments
See all the information you need in one place by connecting Amazon, Shopify, Stripe, PayPal, and more.
Work smarter not harder
Easily add inventory items to your invoices, and you can edit products and services by batch to save time.
Bring your lists with you
Easily import your existing lists of vendors, customers, products, and services from Excel so your inventory levels and costs are ready.
See what sells & what’s worth selling
Get inventory insights
Run reports to instantly see best-selling items, total sales, and total taxes so you know where you stand and what to sell more of.
See real-time inventory valuation
Inventory values are automatically adjusted in your balance sheet as you go about your day.
Track inventory by item or date
Sort and track your list of taxable and nontaxable goods and see the quantity on hand for a certain date by customizing reports.
Track 4 types of items
These are the items you buy and/or sell and that you track quantities of. For example a cake or birdhouse.
These are the items you buy and/or sell but don't need to (or can't) track quantities of. For example nuts and bolts used in an installation or flour to make a cake.
These are services you provide to customers. For example, landscaping or tax preparation.
A collection of products and/or services that you sell together. For example a gift basket of fruit, cheese, and wine.
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Inventory management resources
Inventory valuation: An overview of costing methods
It’s important to assign the correct dollar amount to inventory because this amount slowly converts to an expense and ultimately impacts your company’s bottom line. Analyzing the three main types of inventory valuation helps you decide which is most effective for your small business.
Tools to track the profitability of your store’s inventory
It’s important to understand how much profit you’re earning on your inventory. To do that, you need inventory management apps, QuickBooks Online accounting software, and some basic knowledge about the best metrics to use.
Forecast inventory using days sales in inventory
Days sales in inventory, or DSI, measures the number of days it takes for your company to sell all of its inventory. Knowing this calculation helps you to quantify your business’s overall value and determine how quickly you turn assets into cash.
Frequently Asked Questions
An inventory management system tracks the sale, purchase, and payments related to goods, raw materials, and finished products. Many inventory tracking software systems track inventory in different ways, such as by barcode or serial numbers, by radio-frequency identification (RFID), or through wireless tracking technology.
Inventory control focuses on warehouse management. It’s less about having the right amount of inventory, and more about keeping track of the inventory that is already in your warehouse.
Yes. You can connect to apps such as Shopify, BigCommerce, Square, PayPal, and other sales tools you may already be using.
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