Use QuickBooks to manage inventory
You can still use QuickBooks to manage inventory. Connex Inventory Planner is meant to show reports and is no procurement management tool like QuickBooks.
Do I turn off inventory management with QuickBooks Online?
Leave inventory management activated within QuickBooks Online.
How do I manage inventory in QuickBooks?
You can create a purchase order and receive items with a bill. You can perform an inventory adjustment. For more info, read these guides:
What benefits does the planner offer over QuickBooks?
Here is a table:
|Purchase orders and bills||Yes||No|
|Track quantity on hand by bin||Yes||No|
|Forecast quantity to order||No||Yes|
|Integrate with selling channel||No||Out of box, no add-on|
|Record expenses from selling channels||No||Out of box, no add-on|
|Visual charts||No||Many charts and tables||QuickBooks has some outdated charts in the custom reports area.|
|Easily Share reports||No||Yes||QuickBooks has a 5 user limit and you must lock down users from viewing certain areas. You must purchase a remote desktop, which is an additional fee.|
|Break Even Report||No||Yes|
|Two Way Product Sync||No||Yes||Connex can sync product updates to various selling channels.|
|Forecast Reorder Points||No||Yes|
|Goals Notifications||No||Yes||Connex can notify you if a financial event happened, like time to reorder or you received many refunds.|
|Amazon Dashboard to Manage Fees||No||Yes|