Samantha Hornby, Author at Blue Link

About Samantha Hornby

Samantha Hornby is the Director of Marketing at Blue Link Associates. When not working she can be found at the gym, exploring the great outdoors and getting creative with DIY projects.

Software Maintenance Programs: Blue Link ERP 

Software maintenance programs refer to regular software updates, modifications, bug fixes, patches and the addition of new features to existing software solutions to increase performance. Depending on the software vendor, these maintenance updates may nee[...]
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Do You Need Industry-Specific Software?

All wholesale and distribution businesses will have similar requirements when it comes to managing inventory, doing accounts payable and receivable, creating sales orders, calculating commissions, invoicing customers and purchasing product. However, even [...]
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Manual Processes That Can Be Automated with Blue Link’s ARM

ARM stands for Automated Routines Manager and is a propriety Blue Link feature built directly into our ERP software and available to all customers. Although ARM can do many different things, the technology primarily helps customers automate what would oth[...]
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Managing Inventory Between Your Distribution Business and 3PL

Many wholesale and distribution businesses operate without physically touching any inventory, and, instead of managing warehouse space, they pay a 3rd party logistics company (3PL) to handle the receipt, pick, pack and shipping of product on their behalf.[...]
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How Distributors Can Manage Scheduled Drugs with Software

One of the biggest challenges for wholesale distribution businesses in the pharmaceutical industry is managing Scheduled Drugs, Limits and Licenses. To help manage these requirements, many small and start-up pharmaceutical wholesale distributors use [...]
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6 Tips for Researching ERP Software Vendors

According to research expert Joseph Johnson and a recent Statista report, Google accounts for 86.6% of the global search market with over 3.5 billion searches per day. So, it’s no surprise that most people looking for information navigate to Google as t[...]
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Inventory Management Techniques: Consolidated Shipping

Shipping processes are an integral part of any wholesale distribution business and customers today have come to expect superior shipping services – such as quick ship times and easy returns. Trying to satisfy changing customer demands and compete agains[...]
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[VIDEO] Improve Productivity With These 5 ERP Review Screens

Review screens in ERP software provide some of the most powerful tools for improving your workflow efficiency. Not only do review screens give you a quick business snapshot, but they also allow you to take action and edit multiple items at the same time. [...]
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Don’t Let These ERP Software Misconceptions Fool You

There is a lot of confusion around ERP software. Firstly, what does ERP stand for? What makes a system considered ERP? What’s the difference between QuickBooks and ERP? How do I know if ERP is right for my business? This uncertainty makes it difficult w[...]
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Blue Link Pharmaceutical ERP Software Partners with Pharma Solutions USA Inc

With a focus on SMBs in the wholesale and distribution industry, we at Blue Link ERP understand the complexities of buying and selling inventory. It is this understanding that originally helped our team identify a market lacking an affordable, robust whol[...]
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