Author Archives: Robert Lockard

About Robert Lockard

Robert Lockard is a copywriter with Fishbowl. He writes for several blogs about inventory management, manufacturing, QuickBooks and small business. Fishbowl Inventory is the #1-requested inventory management software for QuickBooks users. Robert enjoys running, reading, writing, spending time with his wife and children, and watching movies. His favorite movies include Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, Fiddler on the Roof, Back to the Future and Lawrence of Arabia.

Achieving Green Inventory Management

What can you do to achieve green inventory management? Here are a few ideas. Continue reading

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5 Inventions That Could Radically Change the Way Companies Manage Inventory

Smart devices, 3D printing, and three other inventions could have a huge impact on how businesses approach inventory management. Continue reading

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Essential Supply Chain Management Tip: Know Your Customers

Your customers’ needs affect your storage space, the number of items on your shelves, your reordering practices, and many other parts of your business. Continue reading

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Disruptive Inventory Management Technology Is Coming

What disruptive technology is in the works to shake things up in the important area of running a business, inventory management? Continue reading

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10 Reasons to Be Upbeat About the Manufacturing Industry

Here are 10 positive signs that should give us hope about the health of the U.S. manufacturing industry. Continue reading

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5 Ways E-Retailers Can Reduce Product Returns

It’s a scary (and poorly reported) fact that one-third of all sales made online are returned. Continue reading

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Never Say Yes to Someone Who Won’t Take No for an Answer

Don’t fall for high-pressure situations that demand a decision immediately. Only trust people who give you time to sort through the facts before deciding. Continue reading

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