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About Mark Canes

CA-IT, president of Blue Link Associates Limited, and a confirmed soccer fanatic

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 [...]
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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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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[...]
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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[...]
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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[...]
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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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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 [...]
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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[...]
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Globalization and the need for Import/Export Software

As a result of major advancements in both policy and technology over several decades, international trade and foreign investment have become central to overall economic growth. Governments have successfully negotiated international agreements that are resp[...]
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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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