• Technology Company of the Year

Provider of inventory and accounting ERP software recognized as leader in technology industry

VAUGHAN, Ontario— Blue Link Associates is proud to announce that it has been named the winner of the Technology Company of the Year Award presented by Tech Connex in association with the Markham Board of Trade’s 28th Annual Business Excellence Awards.

The annual award presented by Tech Connex celebrates the Technology Company that has demonstrated leadership, success and outstanding quality service in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA).

The Tech Connex Technology Leadership Awards are highly competitive, and nominations include businesses from one of North America’s fastest growing technology hubs. To qualify for the Technology Company of the Year Award, nominees must be able to demonstrate innovation and leadership in the technology sector, company and market growth, community involvement, other technology achievements and recognition and a unique offering that benefits the technology ecosystem. Nominations for the Technology Leadership Awards are solicited from the Markham Board of Trade, members of Tech Connex and the surrounding technology community. Other award categories recognized at the annual event include Business Employer of Excellence, Entrepreneurship, Global Business Excellence, High Quality and Service and Innovation. Finalists are judged by a committee of community leaders and awards are presented at an annual gala in Markham.

Blue Link ERP has been helping wholesale and distribution businesses grow and automate processes for the past two decades with its proprietary inventory and accounting ERP software. As a leader in technology innovation, this past year has seen Blue Link continue to build out its’ pharmaceutical specific functionality, becoming the first every ERP with CSOS functionality certified by the DEA. In addition, Blue Link ERP has been able to come up with innovative solutions by working with and mentoring college students to develop custom programming for a mobile app and through integration with partner systems such as the electronic document management solution, DocuWare.

“We are very honored to be named Technology Company of the Year,” says Mark Canes, President and CEO of Blue Link. “This award represents the hard work and dedication of all Blue Link employees, not only to developing quality software and continuously providing innovative solutions but also to excellent customer service. We would not be where we are today without the help of our amazing team and the great relationships we build with our customers”.

In addition to being named Technology Company of the Year, Blue Link ERP has received a variety of other awards and recognition in the technology industry over the years. 2018 marked the release of Blue Link’s latest software version, V14, which includes advanced dashboard views, a customizable homepage and enhanced global navigation. This release comes as a direct result of customer feedback, and research and design from Blue Link’s internal management and development team. Blue Link has also been recognized as a top software and technology provider in the food and beverage industry for 5 years in a row by Food Logistics, and members of the Blue Link team are regularly recognized as being thought leaders in the industry with various awards from Explore WMS and ERP Focus for written content. When Blue Link is not busy developing software, the company actively engages in supporting those in need in the Vaughan, Toronto and global community through various charity initiatives.


About Tech Connex: Tech Connex is the only member-directed industry association in the GTA entirely focused on the cost-effective growth of technology businesses and their people through the sharing of best practices, business insights and bright ideas. For more information visit https://techconnex.ca/.

About Blue Link Associates: Located in Ontario, Canada, Blue Link ERP provides all-in-one inventory and accounting ERP software for small to medium size businesses and is best suited for those in the wholesale and distribution industry. As an all-in-one solution, Blue Link ERP helps businesses reduce manual work and automate processes by providing tools for inventory management, accounting, order entry, warehouse management, contact management and advanced reporting. In addition, Blue Link includes various optional components such as point of sale, lot tracking, landed cost tracking, barcode scanning and eCommerce integration with sites such as Shopify and Amazon. Learn about why more and more businesses are choosing Blue Link as their trusted technology partner.