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About Mark Canes

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

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 Although this may seem rather obvious, the number of businesses who remain tied to outdated means f[...]
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Factors to Consider When Upgrading Software: Employee Skill Set

Introductory software systems, such as QuickBooks, are great tools for small and start-up businesses.    They require minimal training and set-up, are intuitive and easy to use and come with a relatively low price tag.  However, as your business grow[...]

Product Recalls and the Need for Pharmaceutical Distribution Software

As you can imagine, the pharmaceutical industry is characterized by many regulations and an abundance of meticulous standards that must be met by suppliers and distributors. As an increasing number of products enter the marketplace, the need for tight con[...]
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3 Traits of the Perfect ERP Sales Lead

Guest Post by Samantha Hornby As a salesperson, 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 ar[...]
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Stop Printing Reports from your ERP Software

The history of ERP Software, and before that, accounting software, has leant heavily on reports. In earlier, batch-based systems, users would generate reams of pre-posting edit reports on impact printers every day. At month end, several more forests were [...]
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Is Cloud Based Wholesale ERP Software Right for Your Business?

Deciding to make the switch to a fully integrated ERP system as a wholesale distribution company – whether you’re transitioning from existing software or manual processes – requires a lot of time and resources.  It also involves making a ch[...]
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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 Plannin[...]

eCommerce Integration with Inventory & Accounting ERP Software

As eCommerce continues to grow in popularity, online storefronts are now relevant beyond just the large retail companies, and in some industries necessary to remain competitive.  Many companies engaged in industries that historically stayed away from [...]
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Do You Need to Migrate All that Data?

Data migration is just one part of the entire ERP implementation process, but tends to represent the largest percentage of implementation costs aside from employee training.  Data migration involves mapping information from old software to new, according[...]
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