Blue Link Software Releases NEW ERP User Interface

Ilmie Sham Ku

New Blue Link ERP user interface includes a customizable homepage, user-friendly global navigation, and convenient dashboard toolbar.

VAUGHAN, ONT – January 16, 2018 – Blue Link Associates, a leader in integrated accounting and inventory management ERP, announced the release of its latest user interface. The new design boasts a sleeker look and improved accessibility to key features and tools, and the star of the update- a new customizable homepage that gives users the option to look at key business data, custom reports, or any information (via URL).


"We're constantly improving our system and functionality to meet the changing needs of our customers. Our goal is always to develop new versions that will enhance the user experience and help perform the tasks more efficiently whether the user is a warehouse manager, accountant, sales person etc. We value our customers' feedback and it has played a pivotal part in deciding which frequently used functions in the system to develop/improve.  This intuitive new design is clear, consistent and allows for easier access to key information which will certainly increase productivity." - Mark Canes, Blue Link President

Here is an exclusive look at Blue Link's latest design.

Key Features:

Customizable homepage for consolidated views of business data 

  • Display important reports relating to sales, products, customers etc., for a consolidated view of performance upon logging in
  • Easily set homepage to a URL that has been defined by the System Master
  • Can choose from a list of URLs based on user and group permissions
  • Can set default homepage
  • Can turn off homepage altogether if you choose

Global menu improvements to accelerate navigation

  • Static left-side menu shows only the modules the user has permissions to
    • Can "pin" commonly used items
    • Up to 10 pinned items can be displayed and added or removed as you wish
  • Adjust the screen size with vertical and horizontal scroll depending on how much information you’re trying to see
  • Ability to collapse or adjust size of navigation, but still see numbered list of pinned items

A dashboard toolbar for quick access to functions

  • Static top-right toolbar allows for convenient access to useful buttons such as:
    • Windows- shows which screens are currently open, ability to easily navigate between screens
    • Help - quick link to Blue Link's help site/knowledge base
    • Pin function to quickly pin most-used/favorite screens
    • Data sorting buttons -  ascending and descending
    • User preferences - see below

Better control of what you see with User Preferences 

  •  Ability to show or hide homepage
    • Choose a default homepage
    • Can only see what homepage options you have permission to
  • Arrange sequence of pinned items
  • Change color schemes

Save time with search function 

  • Includes results for all modules/screens which you have permission to
  • Allows for wildcard searches

About Blue Link Associates: Blue Link ERP provides small to medium size wholesalers and distributors an integrated accounting and inventory management ERP software. As an all-in-one system, Blue Link helps businesses streamline and automate their processes by providing inventory management, accounting, order entry, warehouse management, and customer relationship management. In addition, Blue Link provides various optional components such as eCommerce integration, barcode scanning, POS, lot tracking and landed cost tracking, and can be customized in order to meet the specific needs of clients.  Blue Link ERP is offered as both a hosted (cloud-based) and on-premises solution.

If you'd like to find out if Blue Link is the right fit for your business, please contact us for a free 15-minute consultation.