Top 10 Google Sheets add-ons for inventory

Add-ons for inventory

Written by Sarah Priem

Aug 1, 2018

Spreadsheets are a staple of inventory management. Add-ons for Google Sheets are boosting the way companies manage inventory and supercharging and automating processes. Here are some of the best Google Sheets add-ons for Inventory and how to get them!

How to access Google add-ons:

It is really simple to get add-ons for Sheets. The easiest way is to click on the links below for each add-on. The link will take you to the G Suite marketplace. Just click the Install button, and the add-on will be added to your Sheets account. Alternatively, you can get the add-on by following these steps:

  1. Open a spreadsheet
  2. Click the add-ons button in the navigation menu
  3. Click the Get add-ons button
  4. A window will pop up for you to browse
  5. Click on any add-on to get more details about it
  6. Click the Install button to install an add-on

1.Scan-IT to Office

Join the modern world inventory management by using barcode scanners to keep your warehouse operating smoothly. This app and add-on combo allow employees to use phones or other mobile devices to scan barcodes, and have that data imported remotely and automatically into a spreadsheet. Gather inventory data in one location or from all over the world with this popular add-on.

2. Simplifai

This brand new add-on brings artificial intelligence to data and inventory management. Simplifai helps you automate your processes and make predictions using AI. Use this add-on to make predictions about inventory and purchasing trends, and to make your logistics run smoother.

3. AppSheet

AppSheet is revolutionizing inventory management. You can now build an inventory app using just spreadsheets. You do not need to know how to code to make a beautiful, easy-to-use app that includes images. If your team uses mobiles devices for inventory, deploying a custom built app with AppSheet could boost the way you work. The app is free to build and has a low monthly fee if you choose to publish it. So, there is no risk in seeing if it will work for you.

 4.Save As Doc

If you use spreadsheets to manage inventory you probably have a lot of lengthy entries. This add-on is a great way to get another view on your data. Save As Doc does just as the title implies, it saves your Google Sheet file as a Google Doc. Why Would you want to do this? It makes those long entries a lot more legible. You can choose specific ranges of data, and you can customize the look of the Doc with various headings and titles. It is a great way to provide reports to members of your team who aren’t used to using spreadsheets.

5. Archive Data

This great add-on allows you to archive historical data before it gets refreshed. This is a great way to keep digital records of weekly or monthly data changes. For example, if you use Sheetgo to connect and update your sheets, you could set this add-on to archive inventory data before each automatic update. One great feature is that you can choose to just archive certain ranges.

6. Vertex42 Template Gallery

This is one of the best add-ons and is great for many industries. Get this add-on and instantly have access to more than 100 templates that are perfect for businesses. They have a few excellent inventory templates that you can easily implement. Grabbing an inventory resource from Template Gallery is a quick way to get started developing a new inventory process for your company.

7. Sheetgo

Sheetgo allows spreadsheets to talk to each other. You can easily connect your sheets to organize and aggregate inventory data. Keep your inventory up to date and communicate effectively between departments. With the Sheetgo add-on, you can set up an effective database to avoid communication lapses between sales and purchasing. Add-ons for inventory are all about streamlining operations!

If you’re looking for a complete, ready-to-use spreadsheet-based inventory system, Sheetgo also has an Inventory management template.

8. Walmart Product Lookup

This add-on is great inventory tool for online merchants that are using the Walmart Marketplace. More and more online retailers are tapping into this marketplace as it grows and competes with Amazon. It can be hard to know where to start when selling your products on a new platform. This add-on imports live data to allow you to easily obtain UPC codes, product information, or analyze the performance of stock.

9. OCL Inventory Tools

Inventory is not just for large retailers and warehouses. This add-on is designed specifically for libraries to manage their inventory processes. It is designed to work with multiple library organization methods, such as Dewey and LC. Improve your library inventory management so that the librarians have more time to help guests.

10. G-Connector for Salesforce

This one is just for the Salesforce users. If you are already using Salesforce for inventory management, you need this add-on. It allows you to automatically pull and update from Salesforce right into a spreadsheet. This add-on also lets you push data back into Salesforce.

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