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Improve Data Security with Blue Link’s Electronic Document Management

With the recent Equifax breach splashed across headlines, many businesses are starting to evaluate the security of their own company information. When we see such news, most usually think that cyber hackers are the cause and frequently they are, however, [...]

Blue Link ERP Software Automates Customer Rebates

Many wholesale distribution companies may agree that customer rebates are an “oldie but a goodie” when it comes to increasing sales.  This trusted Sales and Marketing incentive is an effective way to maintain a certain level of product movement and c[...]
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4 Important Apparel ERP Software Functions That Boost Productivity

Running an apparel business isn’t easy. From sourcing to sales, to managing warehouses to distribution- there are numerous operational complexities involved, especially when it comes to inventory.  A single piece, whether it’s a shirt or a shoe, [...]
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5 Tools for Wholesale Inventory Management

As a wholesale company, inventory is your livelihood. What inventory to buy, where to source product from and how to sell product to customers are all important factors to consider in managing your business for growth.  In order to sell inventory, you mu[...]

Managing Multiple Companies with Wholesale ERP Software

There are many factors to consider when you evaluate wholesale ERP software for your company, such as functionality, on-going support, industry experience, costs and deployment method.  If you have an ownership stake in more than one company, another imp[...]
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POS for Wholesale Businesses: What to Look For

Point of Sale (POS) software is not just for use in traditional brick and mortar retail stores.  Many wholesale businesses can also benefit from POS functionality when they also operate as a cash and carry, have a showroom for walk-in customers or have[...]
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Preparing Your Wholesale Distribution Business for Global Expansion

Expanding your business to serve the global market can refer to many different things, such as: opening new physical locations, working with 3PLs in different locations, importing product from new suppliers and exporting product to new customers.  Many b[...]

Warehouse Management System: What to Look For

All wholesale and distribution businesses will have to manage their inventory one way or another.  For small and start-up companies, this can often be a manual process when order volume is still low.  However, as your business grows, there will come a t[...]
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What is EDI?

In its simplest form, EDI or ““Electronic Data Interchange” is used to exchange documents between trading partners.  However, as we have previously discussed, EDI is a bit more complicated than that. EDI represents a set of standards, outlining for[...]
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Inventory and Accounting Software: Additional Tools for Your Sales Team

We’ve all read a company’s “about” page on their website, claiming that their competitive advantage is their great customer service, and yet so many of these businesses are not taking advantage of software to better serve their customers[...]
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