Fishbowl Inventory vs. Odoo

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Fishbowl Inventory
Score 5.4 out of 10
N/A
Fishbowl Advanced is the company's on-premises inventory tracking, warehousing, and manufacturing solution with hosted capabilities, offering real-time inventory visibility and control across all locations and order fulfillment for physical warehouses, on-the-go inventory, 3PL, or drop shipping.N/A
Odoo
Score 7.1 out of 10
Mid-Size Companies (51-1,000 employees)
Odoo, from the Belgium-headquartered multinational company of the same name, is a suite of business applications for managing the sales pipeline. It also comprises a PoS and inventory management modules, scaling to a warehouse or retail management solution.
$24.90
per month per user
Pricing
Fishbowl InventoryOdoo
Editions & Modules
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
Fishbowl InventoryOdoo
Free Trial
NoYes
Free/Freemium Version
NoYes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoYes
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeOptional
Additional DetailsNew customers get a discount on the initial number of users purchased. ($20.00 USD instead of $24.00 USD).
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Features
Fishbowl InventoryOdoo
Payroll Management
Comparison of Payroll Management features of Product A and Product B
Fishbowl Inventory
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Ratings
Odoo
1.1
8 Ratings
146% below category average
Pay calculation00 Ratings1.08 Ratings
Benefit plan administration00 Ratings1.17 Ratings
Direct deposit files00 Ratings1.17 Ratings
Customization
Comparison of Customization features of Product A and Product B
Fishbowl Inventory
-
Ratings
Odoo
1.0
7 Ratings
151% below category average
API for custom integration00 Ratings1.06 Ratings
Plug-ins00 Ratings1.07 Ratings
Security
Comparison of Security features of Product A and Product B
Fishbowl Inventory
-
Ratings
Odoo
1.0
9 Ratings
156% below category average
Single sign-on capability00 Ratings1.05 Ratings
Role-based user permissions00 Ratings1.09 Ratings
Reporting & Analytics
Comparison of Reporting & Analytics features of Product A and Product B
Fishbowl Inventory
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Ratings
Odoo
4.3
9 Ratings
48% below category average
Dashboards00 Ratings4.49 Ratings
Standard reports00 Ratings3.99 Ratings
Custom reports00 Ratings4.48 Ratings
General Ledger and Configurable Accounting
Comparison of General Ledger and Configurable Accounting features of Product A and Product B
Fishbowl Inventory
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Ratings
Odoo
2.5
10 Ratings
101% below category average
Accounts payable00 Ratings3.910 Ratings
Accounts receivable00 Ratings3.910 Ratings
Global Financial Support00 Ratings1.09 Ratings
Primary and Secondary Ledgers00 Ratings1.09 Ratings
Journals and Reconciliations00 Ratings3.99 Ratings
Configurable Accounting00 Ratings3.910 Ratings
Standardized Processes00 Ratings4.08 Ratings
Inventory Management
Comparison of Inventory Management features of Product A and Product B
Fishbowl Inventory
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Ratings
Odoo
2.6
11 Ratings
100% below category average
Inventory tracking00 Ratings4.911 Ratings
Automatic reordering00 Ratings3.410 Ratings
Location management00 Ratings1.09 Ratings
Order Management
Comparison of Order Management features of Product A and Product B
Fishbowl Inventory
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Ratings
Odoo
3.0
10 Ratings
88% below category average
Pricing00 Ratings3.910 Ratings
Order entry00 Ratings5.410 Ratings
Credit card processing00 Ratings4.08 Ratings
Cost of goods sold00 Ratings1.09 Ratings
Order Orchestration00 Ratings5.09 Ratings
Subledger and Financial Process
Comparison of Subledger and Financial Process features of Product A and Product B
Fishbowl Inventory
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Ratings
Odoo
1.0
9 Ratings
152% below category average
Billing Management00 Ratings1.09 Ratings
Cash and Asset Management00 Ratings1.08 Ratings
Travel & Expense Management00 Ratings1.07 Ratings
Budgetary Control & Encumbrance Accounting00 Ratings1.07 Ratings
Period Close00 Ratings1.07 Ratings
Project Financial Management
Comparison of Project Financial Management features of Product A and Product B
Fishbowl Inventory
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Ratings
Odoo
1.0
7 Ratings
154% below category average
Budgeting and Forecasting00 Ratings1.06 Ratings
Project Costing00 Ratings1.05 Ratings
Cost Capture00 Ratings1.05 Ratings
Capital Project Management00 Ratings1.05 Ratings
Customer Contract Compliance00 Ratings1.05 Ratings
Project Revenue Recognition00 Ratings1.05 Ratings
Project Execution Management
Comparison of Project Execution Management features of Product A and Product B
Fishbowl Inventory
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Ratings
Odoo
2.5
7 Ratings
92% below category average
Project Planning and Scheduling00 Ratings6.77 Ratings
Task Insight for Project Managers00 Ratings6.96 Ratings
Project Mobile Functionality00 Ratings5.96 Ratings
Definable Resource Pools00 Ratings6.96 Ratings
Grants Management
Comparison of Grants Management features of Product A and Product B
Fishbowl Inventory
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Ratings
Odoo
1.0
7 Ratings
153% below category average
Award Lifecycle Management00 Ratings1.06 Ratings
Procurement
Comparison of Procurement features of Product A and Product B
Fishbowl Inventory
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Ratings
Odoo
7.7
7 Ratings
11% above category average
Bids Analyzed and Compared00 Ratings7.74 Ratings
Contract Authoring00 Ratings9.24 Ratings
Contract Repository00 Ratings9.24 Ratings
Requisitions-to-Purchase Orders Integrated00 Ratings5.76 Ratings
Supplier Management00 Ratings6.05 Ratings
Risk Management
Comparison of Risk Management features of Product A and Product B
Fishbowl Inventory
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Ratings
Odoo
7.8
3 Ratings
19% above category average
Risk Repository00 Ratings10.02 Ratings
Control Management00 Ratings1.03 Ratings
Control Efficiency Assessments00 Ratings1.03 Ratings
Issue Detection00 Ratings10.02 Ratings
Remediation and Certification00 Ratings10.02 Ratings
Logistics
Comparison of Logistics features of Product A and Product B
Fishbowl Inventory
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Ratings
Odoo
3.5
4 Ratings
63% below category average
Transportation Planning and Optimization00 Ratings1.03 Ratings
Transportation Execution Management00 Ratings1.03 Ratings
Trade and Customs Management00 Ratings1.02 Ratings
Fulfillment Management00 Ratings1.03 Ratings
Warehouse Workforce Management00 Ratings1.03 Ratings
Manufacturing
Comparison of Manufacturing features of Product A and Product B
Fishbowl Inventory
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Ratings
Odoo
8.3
5 Ratings
12% above category average
Production Process Design00 Ratings8.14 Ratings
Production Management00 Ratings5.05 Ratings
Configuration Management00 Ratings9.23 Ratings
Work Execution00 Ratings9.23 Ratings
Manufacturing Costs00 Ratings9.23 Ratings
Supply Chain
Comparison of Supply Chain features of Product A and Product B
Fishbowl Inventory
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Ratings
Odoo
5.2
6 Ratings
30% below category average
Forecasting00 Ratings4.06 Ratings
Inventory Planning00 Ratings3.56 Ratings
Performance Monitoring00 Ratings4.15 Ratings
Product Lifecycle Management
Comparison of Product Lifecycle Management features of Product A and Product B
Fishbowl Inventory
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Ratings
Odoo
8.2
4 Ratings
14% above category average
Proposal Management00 Ratings9.04 Ratings
Product Master Data Management00 Ratings6.04 Ratings
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User Ratings
Fishbowl InventoryOdoo
Likelihood to Recommend
8.1
(5 ratings)
4.7
(15 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
-
(0 ratings)
1.0
(1 ratings)
Usability
-
(0 ratings)
1.0
(7 ratings)
Support Rating
7.0
(1 ratings)
1.0
(7 ratings)
User Testimonials
Fishbowl InventoryOdoo
Likelihood to Recommend
Fishbowl
Fishbowl is well suited for warehouse operations because you can control, monitor, report or view the progress of materials all the way from purchasing and receiving to the shipment and tracking of products. It integrates with major carriers and with QuickBooks so it does offer a suite that can support the entire operation. It allows for workflow monitoring, so particular groups or products can be tracked.
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Odoo
The software is really good for managing inputs and inventory as well as maintaining traceability. The "track picking moves" functionality lets you look into a specific lot or serial numbers and view all the product moves that occurred with that lot. However, some navigation is not intuitive. For example, if I click on an item in the BoM of an assembly, then click the back button to go back to the assembly, the site goes all the way back to the home screen. Some of these quirks mean that there is a learning curve for the software, but overall the tracking is very good.
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Pros
Fishbowl
  • Inventory control - provides easy/accurate reports. Also, cycle counts can be done at any time. The warehouse team was easily trained.
  • Sales Orders - Fishbowl allowed us to have the sales orders accessible to everyone and linked the customers' purchase order to the orders and work orders (within the system). It no longer needs to be manually linked.
  • Custom reports - for a small fee we had reports customized specifically for our company.
  • Link to Quickbooks - invoices generated directly after closure of sales order.
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Odoo
  • Ignore requests for support
  • continue to collect money from users through micro-charges; apps, supports, etc.
  • Offer no support when they do finally respond, saying that it's the app developer's duty.
  • Creates a system that forces people that are good with software systems to pay for support
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Cons
Fishbowl
  • MRP
  • BOM creation
  • Unified interface
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Odoo
  • Community version is sometimes hard to maintain, needs some on-premise knowledge (IT) or having business with an Odoo partner that is sometimes expensive and unreliable.
  • Enterprise version is as expensive as other ERP in the market.
  • Reporting is horrible, not a lot of possibility to integrate seamlessly with a third party BI platform.
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Usability
Fishbowl
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Odoo
I would give it an average rating despite being easy to use, but the user interface is very poor and not intuitive at all which makes the whole experience not that good. Also, the system is not mobile friendly at all which is annoying if you want to check something on the go.
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Support Rating
Fishbowl
Originally the support for Fishbowl was very poor. It was hard to get anyone to help. In the last 12 - 14 months, it has greatly improved and if it continues this way I would certainly rate it higher.
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Odoo
Easy - there is NO SUPPORT (like in ABSOLUTELY NOTHING!!!!!!!). Even for legally mandatory requirements where the system MUST work, they will gladly take a month to get back to you with a NON-answer. We couldn't even get our bank statements correctly into Odoo for 2 months - leading to no reconciliation and the company accounts were a mess (still are!!) as a result - Completely irresponsible. Have not EVEN had an apology from Odoo - they couldn't care less !!
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Alternatives Considered
Fishbowl
Fishbowl is more useful than QuickBooks Manufacturing if you operate complex manufacturing with multiple multi layered BOMS
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Odoo
Odoo talks with our other software (shipping, website, etc.) while our old software did not. It is also a web-based product so it is easily accessible from home, mobile, etc. Before, if I needed to work from home for some reason, I had to project my office computer screen to my home computer and that would cause it to lag. With Odoo, I can access our sales database without needing to do all of that.
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Return on Investment
Fishbowl
  • Positive: Decreased time spent on copy/pasting in spreadsheets.
  • Positive: Easier to analyze costs and guarantee efficiency.
  • Negative: Time to get it up and running is really difficult to work with.
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Odoo
  • The integration of the support department in the sales processes was easily carried out by implementing Odoo.
  • Improved functionality and UI of the sales and logistics related processes in the company.
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