Locate Inventory is a new cloud-based inventory solution that has recently been posted to the Intuit App Center. This product integrates with both QuickBooks Online (which is why it’s in the App Center) and QuickBooks Desktop.
Locate Inventory , a product of FBP, Inc. , which I will be calling just ‘Locate’ from hereon, has a lot of features that make it seem like some of the bigger ERP systems, yet it has a very fundamental feel and look that most SMBs will appreciate.
For example, let’s look at Customers. Obviously, you need the ability to capture all the information you want concerning your customers whether you fulfill inventory orders directly from your own stock, or via a supplier’s stock.
You can create customers and enter their contact information including delivery locations as you take orders. Locate gives you the ability to customize your Customer profiles with custom fields of information and illustrations. You can set customer credit limits and even bring in your customer balances from QuickBooks.
Need to process customer returns, Locate has a feature for just that purpose. And one of the things that is really neat is their ability to perform address verification for customers and orders.
But you need to use that customer information for some reason, right? Of course, your preferred reason would be ‘sales’ and Locate gives you the tools to do that with. So, let’s look at Sales Orders.
Locate gives you the ability to leverage the power of your inventory data […]