Zoho InventoryProduct Overview
Zoho Inventory product overview
Zoho Inventory is an online inventory management software that streamlines warehousing, order fulfillment, and reporting for small to midsize businesses, keeping item data secure at every stage. Expand your business online. With multi-channel selling, shipping integrations, and inventory control, the solution optimizes inventory for SMBs. It lets small businesses effectively manage inventory and non-inventory items for their shops and warehouses.
Zoho Inventory improves the management of multiple warehouses and online and offline sales. It empowers growing businesses to manage and fulfill orders, oversee warehouses, track shipments, and receive payments. The software has integrations with eCommerce platforms, shipping carriers, and payment gateways. Its mobile applications allow businesses to stay connected and get real-time updates on the order status, no matter where they are.
Pros of Zoho Inventory
- Organizations can track every item or batch in their inventory with its serial number and batch tracking feature. Users always keep track of the movement of the items and have better control over the expiry of each batch.
- The software enables users to create purchase orders, backorders, and drop shipments, all in a single inventory management application.
Cons of Zoho Inventory
- It has no built-in manufacturing modules.
Breakdown of core features
With Zoho Inventory, users can create sales strategies, manage re-order points, and keep customers satisfied. Moreover, organizations can update inventory quantities across all selling channels automatically after a sale. The solution keeps the inventory organized with vital details like prices, cost, availability, and SKUs. Users can set re-order points, reminders, and preferred vendors for your products to avoid untimely stock-outs.
Sales order management
The software lets users create, collate, and customize sales orders. It acts as a central database to collect all sales made across different channels. Businesses are able to create sales orders for offline sales, and Zoho Inventory fetches online sales orders into the system. Teams can access all sales orders from a single place.
Purchase order and billing
Zoho Inventory allows users to make purchase orders and bills to record all the item requirements and payments to be made to vendors. It maintains the purchase order history, keeps track of unpaid bills, and helps companies build good vendor relationships. With detailed fields in the purchase orders, companies can prevent wrong shipments. In addition, users can convert purchase invoices into comprehensive bills, ensuring timely payments.
With barcode scanning, users can point and click the scanner at the barcode of an item to auto-fill the required information. This feature improves accuracy and efficiency, simplifies the fulfillment process, and frees up time. It makes businesses aware of what they have, so they will never run out of stock and miss a sale.
(Last updated on 06/21/2022 by Liz Laurente-Ticong)