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.

Inventory & Warehouse Management Terminology [CHEAT SHEET]

Every industry has its own collection of acronyms and slang which can be confusing when dealing with customers, vendors and partners if you are not up-to-speed on their meanings. This can frequently be made more difficult if businesses in the industry use[...]
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Setting Up Your Warehouse with Wholesale Distribution Software

As a wholesale distribution business, warehouse management is a key component to your operations. The way in which your warehouse is organized, your processes for receiving, picking, packing and shipping and the people you hire to manage your warehouse wi[...]
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The 3 Phases of Change Management – Implementing Distribution Software

Did you know that 70% of change programs fail to achieve their goals? And that this is largely due to employee resistance and lack of management support? Statistically speaking, the odds are not great when it comes to implementing organizational change. A[...]
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Protect Your Business with an IT Security Plan

A guest post from Dave Locke of Value Added Systems – a leading edge provider of comprehensive IT Services, from systems design to implementation and management IT security is often one of the most overlooked parts of managing your business [...]
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Optimize Inventory Management with Wireless Barcode Scanning

As a warehouse manager, optimizing warehouse operations is a top priority. This applies to receiving, picking, packing and shipping inventory, as well as maximizing warehouse space, and simplifying tasks for warehouse employees. At a minimum, properly uti[...]
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How to Protect Your Business from Email Phishing Scams [INFOGRAPHIC]

Have you recently been contacted as the recipient of an unknown inheritance worth millions of dollars? Has a beautiful woman messaged you because she is interested in building a relationship? Has the Amazon order you forgot you placed finally shipped? Did[...]
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Take Control of Your eCommerce Inventory with the Right System

eCommerce inventory management is the foundation for a successful online business. Of course, generating online sales is the key to initially securing customers and gaining part of the available market, but if you’re unable to fulfil those orders, these[...]
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Using Behavioural Science to Influence Employee Change

We would all like to believe that the decisions we make as consumers and in a business setting are rational and predictable. However, as we’ve learnt over the years and thanks to research performed by behavioural economists, the reality is that when peo[...]
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Using Business Management Software to Become a Process Driven Organization

You may have heard the term “Turn-Key Revolution” made popular by the bestselling book The E-Myth Revisited by Michael E. Gerber. If you’re unfamiliar with the term, essentially it refers to setting up your business to be process dependent as oppos[...]
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Distribution ERP Software Tools for a Successful Tradeshow

Does your business attend tradeshows? Are you considering starting to attend tradeshows this year? While in certain industries attending tradeshows has long become a thing of the past, there are still various industries where it makes sense to sponsor, ex[...]
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