CRM and Accounting ERP Software – To Integrate or Not to Integrate?

CRM and ERP Software Integration

It’s no question that the better a wholesale distribution business can manage the relationships with its customers and suppliers, the more successful it will become. Customer relationship management software or CRM for short is a pivotal tool to retain existing customers and expand the business by gaining insight into buying behavior. However, we often speak with … Read more

Why You Should Replace QuickBooks with Distribution ERP

Distribution ERP software - Inventory and Accounting Functionality

“We have QuickBooks for accounting. I am just looking to manage inventory” We sometimes hear this answer when we ask a prospect if they are looking for an all-in-one distribution ERP software. Frequently, those assigned with the task to find better inventory software for the company are looking for just that – standalone inventory software to … Read more

LSPediA Adds Blue Link as OEM Partner for Verification Router Service

Blue Link ERP - LSPediA - VRS Partnership

Vaughan, Ontario, April 26, 2019 –Blue Link Associates, a leading all-in-one pharmaceutical and medical inventory and accounting ERP software provider, today announced it has signed an agreement with LSPediA to become an authorized partner to market and resell LSPediA’s drug tracking and verification software. Under the agreement, LSPediA will provide Verifier®, its turnkey, sub-second Verification … Read more

5 Things To Evaluate During Accounting Inventory Software Vendor Demos [Downloadable Scorecard]

Blue Link ERP Software Demo Evaluations

Blue Link ERP – Software Vendor Demo ScorecardYou’ve spent the time speaking with accounting inventory software vendors about your specific business requirements. You’ve asked the right questions and have a solid understanding of what each vendor has to offer and how the different systems will address your needs. You’ve narrowed down the list to 3-4 vendors based … Read more

RECAP: 2019 HDA Distribution Management Conference [DSCSA Updates for Pharmaceutical Distributors]

Blue Link HDA DMC 2019 RECAP

Disclaimer: The information and opinions expressed in this blog are based on the author’s best understanding of the updates from HDA’s 2019 Distribution Management Conference and Expo and do not necessarily reflect the official policies or opinions of the industry in whole. Blue Link was excited to once again attend the HDA’s Distribution Management Conference and Expo, March 10-13 in … Read more

[Customer Testimonial Video – ECS Coffee] – Marketplace and eCommerce ERP Integration for Retailers

Ecommerce Blue Link ERP Integration

Blue Link customer, ECS Coffee has certainly come a long way since their humble beginnings as a small company with part-time operations out of a garage in North Burlington, Ontario. They have grown quickly since launching in 1997,  from having just one employee and one truck to now having over 30 employees, and operating a growing … Read more

Blue Link ERP to Exhibit at HDA’s 2019 Distribution Management Conference and Expo

For the second time, Blue Link will be exhibiting at the Healthcare Distribution Alliance (HDA)’s 2019 Distribution Management Conference and Expo (DMC) March 10th –13th in beautiful Palm Desert, California. HDA’s DMC is an annual conference and the largest supply chain education event of it’s kind. The comprehensive conference aims to engage attendees on topics related to the healthcare supply chain … Read more

Is Your Accounting ERP Software Provider Just Another Vendor or a Partner?

ERP Software Vendor vs ERP Software Partner

Whether it’s filling up your gas tank or ordering your morning coffee, we don’t often give a lot of thought to the vendors we purchase our everyday items from. This is because these are simple and instant transactions. You pay the vendor for a particular product at a set cost and that’s that. However, when it … Read more

Blue Link Pharmaceutical Distribution Software vs QuickBooks

QuickBooks vs. Pharmaceutical ERP

When you started out your pharmaceutical distribution business, what were your goals? Have you accomplished them within your expected timeframes? If not, what held you back? In most cases, pharmaceutical distributors fall behind on their growth forecasts mainly due to operating on insufficient software that can’t handle the complex and ever-changing compliance requirements of the industry. … Read more

How to Manage B2B Webstore Shipping with eCommerce ERP Integration

Shipping with eCommerce ERP Integration

If you can’t ship and deliver products to your customers in a timely fashion, you’re out of the competition…especially in the fast-paced world of eCommerce. Thanks to eCommerce giants like Amazon, customers expect better services and faster shipping times and these offerings aren’t slowing down anytime soon – as of June 2018, there were approximately 95 million Amazon … Read more