6 Costly Software Selection Mistakes

For many wholesale and distribution companies, replacing internal inventory and accounting ERP software is like going to the dentist; necessary, but potentially painful. Even for those businesses who consider the software purchase as a strategic investmen[...]

SaaS and On-Premises Software Disaster Recovery Plan

You can’t predict when your offices will experience an event such as a power failure or a bigger disaster, such as flooding, however you can protect it to minimize the damages that can occur as a result of such a situation. Many companies rely on th[...]

3 Trends Driving Growth in the Wholesale/Distribution Industry

Distribution businesses have become increasingly complex with ample opportunities to serve many different customers globally. In the United States alone, wholesale/distributor sales equal approximately $3.2 trillion, which also accounts for roughly 7% of [...]

Blue Link ERP – Product Spotlight Video

News Release: Blue Link speaks with TechnologyAdvice.com about Blue Link’s Inventory and Accounting ERP software. The following summary post is from TechnologyAdvice.com, a website that provides reviews and rankings of business software, includi[...]

Beware the RFP When Evaluating Wholesale Software

You may have heard the term RFP before used in a business setting, or perhaps your company has even considered issuing one.  For those unfamiliar with the term, RFP stands for “Request For Proposal” and according to Wikipedia is “a solicitation, of[...]

Which food distribution software do you need?

Over the years we have had discussions with many companies in the food wholesale and distribution industry who were looking for software suitable for their business.  Most of these companies were looking for capabilities which are commonplace in many fo[...]

Reduce Bad Data with Accounting ERP Software

Accounting processes are an integral part of business management and include managing your company’s accounts receivable, accounts payable, general ledger and dealing with banking.  Depending on the size and sophistication of your business, you may be a[...]

Inventory Management Techniques: Cycle Counting

Cycle counting often comes up in discussions surrounding proper inventory management, but what does it mean and how do you incorporate it into your business processes? In this article I’ll attempt to demystify the term and further explain how regular[...]

5 Questions to Ask Yourself before Speaking with Software Vendors

So you’ve decided it’s time to upgrade your business back-end accounting and inventory management systems to something more modern and sophisticated.  This can be a great opportunity for your business, and having all key stakeholders on board with [...]

Inventory and Accounting Software: Additional Tools for Your Sales Team

We’ve all read a company’s “about” page on their website, claiming that their competitive advantage is their great customer service, and yet so many of these businesses are not taking advantage of software to better serve their customers[...]