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How Apparel Inventory Software Can Optimize Your Warehouse

You receive an order for 50 red shirts from one of your best customers hoping for delivery within 24 hours. You rush to the warehouse and dive into a sea of haphazardly stored boxes. Some time has passed and you finally surface with only 30 red shirtsR[...]
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Blue Link’s A.R.M Contest Winners Announced

Throughout the month of March, Blue Link ran a competition open to all of our customers called the A.R.M Contest. Automated Report Maintenance, or “A.R.M” for short, is a rules based automated data and email update tool found in Blue Link Software. We[...]
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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[...]
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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[...]
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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[...]
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“I can’t afford wholesale inventory software, it costs too much”

With any major purchasing decision, budget is an important factor. When it comes to purchasing wholesale inventory software, sticker shock is common for those moving off of introductory systems or manual processes.  However, as with any capital expenditure[...]
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4 Signs it’s Time to Upgrade Your Distribution ERP Software

As a small business owner it is inevitable that some of your time will be spent putting out fires, and dealing with issues as they arise on a daily basis.  For wholesale distribution companies this may include: time spent searching through various system[...]
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The Dangers of Developing a Custom ERP System In-House

In theory, developing a custom ERP solution in-house to manage your wholesale and distribution business may sound like the perfect solution. However in practise it rarely is.  Even though the system would be designed with your specific business processe[...]
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From Receipt to Invoice: The Importance of Inventory Management Software

The way in which a wholesale/distribution business manages its inventory has a direct and critical impact on its overall success and long term viability. Although this may seem rather obvious, the number of businesses who remain tied to outdated means f[...]
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3 Traits of the Perfect ERP Sales Lead

Guest Post by Samantha Hornby As a sales person, I speak with prospective customers every day to try and understand their wholesale inventory software needs to determine whether or not our solution would be a good fit.  Based on the industry they a[...]
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How Your Entire Company Can Benefit from Accounting and Inventory Software

True accounting and inventory software is designed to manage all aspects of a company’s operations, and should provide benefits to employees in every department. Frequently described using the term “ERP” or “Enterprise Resource Planni[...]
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How Vendors Quote ERP Implementations

When your company decides to invest in an ERP software system, the term ‘implementation’ will undoubtedly be used on a frequent basis. If you are unfamiliar with ERP systems and are in the initial stages of your software search, you may be unaware [...]
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Are Unconscious Biases Preventing Your Company from Making the Right Decisions?

Every day people make decisions; some are very simple and therefore unconsciously made, and some involve a lengthy process of evaluating and comparing options before making a choice.  Whether making a simple decision or a complex one, we are not as rati[...]
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ERP Software Sales: trick or treat?

As we get ready to dish the Halloween candy, I’m seriously contemplating dressing up as the nefarious “ERP Snake-oil Sales” guy. While they’re not as common as they used to be a few years ago, they’re still out there. It som[...]
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Using Business Intelligence Tools to Drive Decision Making

When you think about Business Intelligence (BI), a number of things may come to mind – analytics, data mining, event processing, benchmarking, performance management, predictive analysis and reporting fall under this umbrella term. Generally speaking, B[...]
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