Samantha Hornby, Author at Blue Link

About Samantha Hornby

Samantha Hornby is the sales and marketing manager at Blue Link Associates. When not working she can be found playing soccer, exploring the great outdoors and listening to music.

Blue Link ERP Wins Tech Company of the Year Award Presented by Tech Connex

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 T[...]
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The True (and Scary) Costs of a Food Recall

Lost sales, a disruption to operations, reputation damage…the true costs of a food recall are quite scary for any food distribution business. Not only do you have to worry about contaminated food products, but food sensitivities and dietary restrictions[...]
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Analyzing the Pain Points Behind Your Software Search

You might have heard the phrase, “the problem the prospect brings you is never the real problem”, and it’s no surprise – this phrase was coined by Sandler Training, one of the most popular sales training methodologies in use by high-tech comp[...]
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Warehouse Organization Tips for Small Businesses

As a wholesale distribution business, inventory management is the backbone of your company. To be successful, you need to maintain inventory levels to meet demand, you need to be able to find, pick, pack and ship the right product to the right customer, a[...]
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How the Right Software Tools Can Make or Break Your Black Friday Success

With Black Friday and Cyber Monday just around the corner, retailers are starting to gear up for the impending influx of instore and online shoppers. Preparation for Black Friday and Cyber Monday is well underway as businesses look to beat the competition[...]
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As B2B eCommerce Sales Outpace B2C, Customer Values are Changing

It’s impossible to read the news today without learning about changing trends in the world of eCommerce. Amazon is constantly making headlines with its increasing market share and new product offerings, Shopify is gaining the attention of businesses fro[...]
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The Role of High Emotional Intelligence in Software Implementations

Psychologists have long been preaching the importance of high emotional intelligence in great leaders. These soft traits are frequently overlooked compared to the more traditional traits associated with quality leaders – such as intelligence, toughness,[...]
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4 Challenges for Wholesale Distributors in 2018

Regardless of the products you sell, wholesale distributors face many of the same challenges every day. Finding a formula to maximize profits, minimize costs and find talented staff is an ongoing effort. For small businesses trying to grow and compete aga[...]
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Managing Pricing Rules in Blue Link’s Accounting Inventory Software

Setting prices, maintaining margins, keeping customers happy, managing discounts and promotions – a company’s pricing strategy is a complicated yet imperative part of business management. Using accounting inventory software such as Blue Link will prov[...]
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Managing Canada’s New Food Importing Regulations with Food Traceability Software

Even though Canada is recognized for having one of the best food safety systems in the world, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) still receives an average of 2,000 reports from consumers concerning food safety issues every year. Significant improv[...]
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