Updates to inFlow Cloud

We’re constantly improving the inFlow Cloud experience and we generally update the system on Tuesday evenings (EST). If we expect any downtime, we’ll update our status page to let you know.

The good news is your subscription includes all of the updates and fixes we release. Here’s how to make sure you’re in the latest and greatest version of inFlow Cloud:

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May 15, 2021

inFlow now has a dedicated SKU field  

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You can now fill in an optional stock keeping unit (SKU) field for each of your products.

Depending on how your inFlow account is set up, you may have to make some changes to integrations to make sure they keep working as you’d expect. We’ve provided more specific details in this SKU support article.

As a result of some back-end changes, any Amazon or Squarespace integrations will need to be re-authorized from the Integrations page of the web app.

General improvements:

  •  inFlow now supports AmazonEU marketplaces.
  •  We also support inventory push to Amazon FBM (Fulfilled by Merchant) accounts.
  •  inFlow’s Squarespace integration now pushes inventory changes immediately (instead of once per hour).
  •  You can now update credit card information for your inFlow Cloud account without signing in.

Stuff we’ve fixed:

  •  We fixed print-related crashes that could occur on the PO Summary, Customer Order History, and PO Status reports.

May 4, 2021

General improvements:

  •    You can now filter by custom field on web and mobile.
  •  We’ve added access rights to allow team members to receive products without seeing product costs, as well as receive extra items without having to pay for them.
  •  Our Zapier integration can filter purchase orders by inventory and payment status.
  •   We’ve increased the rewards in our inFlow Referral program: head to the web app and click on the top-right corner to see the new reward amount!

Stuff we’ve fixed:

  •  Showroom orders now copy customer’s custom field data to the sales order
  •  We’ve fixed our login page to redirect inFlow On-Premise customers to https://manage.inflowinventory.com.
  •  Scanning an unknown barcode from the product list will no longer cause the phone to buzz continuously.
  •   We fixed a bug that caused the receiving list to display “0 item” for unfulfilled purchase orders (even if those orders had items).

April 21, 2021

General improvements:

  •  We’ve removed inFlow branding and references from printed web documents (so they look cleaner now)

Stuff we’ve fixed:

  •  Showroom orders now copy customer’s custom field data to the sales order
  •  The Reorder window now loads properly from a work order or sales order
  •  Zapier data now shows the OrderNumber before the SalesOrderID
  •   The product details popup no longer appears blank after scanning a barcode.
  •   Manual changes to a product’s cost and price on mobile are now saved properly.
  •  We fixed a print screen crash that could occur when the default printer was set to a POS printer.
  •  The web links within the Make Labels window are now clickable.
  •  We’ve clarified our error messaging for duplicate products to specify both active and deactivated products.
  •  The Reorder stock window now handles long product names without overlapping the UI.
  •  We’ve disabled browser auto-fill on any inFlow drop-down fields (so that your browser doesn’t block your options).
  •  We fixed some alignment issues on our Invite User page.
  •  We’ve rewritten error messaging for serial numbers to make it easier to understand.
  •  Newly edited Showroom settings are now reflected in the Showroom preview.
  •  inFlow now anchors your list view after saving or updating (so you don’t suddenly lose your place in a long list).

March 31, 2021

Purchase order approvals  

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This is not an April Fool’s joke—Approvals are here!

If your business needs a manager to sign off on large purchase orders, you can now require approval on POs. You’ll be able to specify Approvers and approval limits from the Company Settings page of the web app.

Approvals are available to inFlow Cloud users on a Plus plan starting today. If you activate approvals in the web app, make sure to update your mobile apps, too.

General improvements:

  •  You can now specify whether Showroom orders require confirmation. Unconfirmed orders will not reserve any stock until a team member manually confirms them within inFlow.
  •     Purchase quotes are now available to use across all plans.
  •     Sales quotes are now available to create and edit on mobile.
  •  We’ve combined the Payment Status, Order Status, and Active/Cancelled Statusinto a single Status filter to keep things more compact.
  •  Purchase quotes and Request for Quotes (RFQ) are also available as printed documents.

Stuff we’ve fixed:

  •  We’ve improved performance on the Showroom settings page for customers with hundreds of Showroom invitees.
  •  Low stock notification settings are now saved properly.
  •  We’ve increased the reliability of touch targets for Samsung devices.
  •  We’ve updated internal links to DYMO software within inFlow to make sure you get the very latest version.
  •  We’ve improved performance while scrolling through long lists of records (products, orders, vendors, customers).

March 16, 2021

General improvements:

  •  You can now add the location field to custom documents (PO or SO).
  •  inFlow’s API can now filter taxing schemes by name.

Stuff we’ve fixed:

  •   The Inventory by Location report will only display active locations when using “include zero quantities.” (Web, Win)
  •  We’ve improved import error messaging relating to duplicate serials, missing vendors, and more.
  •  inFlow’s API now shows more descriptive troubleshooting errors when order lines are missing.
  •  The Quantity on Order and Qty Reserved now display properly for Non-Stocked Products.
  •  You no longer need to click into the email field before entering your login details.

March 2, 2021

General improvements

  •   We’ve launched some server enhancements that should help inFlow to run smoother day to day.

February 26, 2021

Stuff we’ve fixed:

  •  We’ve bolstered our Shopify integration to prevent large inventory pushes from slowing down performance for other customers.
  •  Emails about import success or failure are now delivered more reliably.
  •  Special Showroom invitations can now be sent to existing customers.
  •  Database migrations from inFlow On-Premise to inFlow Cloud will no longer be affected if another user logs in during migration.
  •  We’ve fixed a display issue that caused the login window to appear empty on certain computers.
  •   Scanning is fixed on the Remove stock and Transfer stock screens.
  •  Long pick lists will no longer scroll abruptly while scanning on a Smart Scanner.
  •   We’ve reduced the loading time for mobile purchase orders.

February 17, 2021

Stuff we’ve fixed:

  •  Using inFlow’s API to save an order without a vendor or customer now gives you a more helpful error message (it previously just said Error 500).
  •  We fixed a QuickBooks Online issue that kept you from mapping taxes to inFlow if you have a large number of taxing schemes in QuickBooks.

February 11, 2021

Stuff we’ve fixed:

  •  We fixed a visual error that prevented currencies from displaying more than two decimal places.
  •  Showroom invites now remove leading and trailing spaces from email addresses to ensure properly delivery.
  •  The Showroom menu is now easier to read when viewed on Android devices.
  •  We’ve updated to the latest DYMO API to restore access to DYMO Labels and DYMO Connect.
  •  The DYMO Connect now recognizes .dymo files again.
  •  The Product Details screen now displays inactive locations that have stock in them.
  •  Sales orders refresh automatically after being paid.
  •  The footer in web printouts no longer overlaps with content.
  •  Product default sublocations will always be displayed, even if the quantity is currently 0.
  •  The pop-up for removing team members can now be dismissed properly.
  •  Integration pop-ups will now stay the same size while loading.
  •  inFlow’s homepage now shows the new reporting categories.
  •   We fixed some leftover dark mode bugs that made things harder to read.
  •  Team member names in the Assigned to pop-up now appear properly on the Smart Scanner.

February 3, 2021

General improvements:

  •  We’ve added import previews to the web app to visualize how inFlow maps columns to fields.
  •  We’ve reorganized reports in the web app to flow around tasks (reordering, forecasting, etc.) instead of just types (sales, inventory, purchasing).
  •  We’ve added new messages to explain if a report is not available in your current inFlow Cloud plan.

Stuff we’ve fixed:

  •  Inventory will now sync to QuickBooks Online even if inFlow’s quantities are all set to 0.
  •  The calendar date picker now disappears when you click outside of the box.
  •  The date filter on web reports now works properly.
  •   You can now receive products without having to save the purchase order first.
  •   Scanning an unknown barcode will now show an error message on orders, transfers, and adjustments.
  •  Creating a new product from an unknown barcode now works properly