Blue Link ERP

Blue Link ERP

Inventory & Accounting ERP Software

4.3/5 (30 reviews)

Blue Link ERP Overview

Flexible and User-friendly Inventory Management and Accounting ERP Software.

Every wholesale and distribution business knows the importance of effective inventory management and control. As an all-in-one solution, Blue Link ERP includes functionality for robust inventory management, but also accounting, order entry and processing, warehouse management and contact management, in order to manage the entire business. Blue Link also provides advanced functionality to meet the specific needs of clients such as eCommerce integration, POS, lot tracking, landed cost tracking and barcode scanning.

Blue Link ERP provides inventory management software tools, normally used in higher end operations, at affordable prices for small / medium size distributors and wholesalers.

The following is a brief overview of some of the inventory management specific tools Blue Link offers:

• Inventory Counts - supports full and cycle counts, and retroactive entry of counted items
• Lot Tracking / Costing - crucial for companies in the food, medical and pharmaceutical industries, among others
• Serialized Inventory
• Backorder Management - rules-based automated allocation of received inventory to backorders
• Multiple Warehouses and Inventory Locations
• Automated Replenishment Routines - system-generated purchase orders
• Ability to link a Purchase Order directly to a Sales Order
• Multiple Units of Measure - user defined
• Support for Kits and BOM
• Landed Costs - tracking your true inventory costs
• Inter-Warehouse and Inter-Company transfers

Blue Link’s strong accounting component includes features for in-house payroll, multi-language, multi-location, and multi-currency functionalities. Standard accounting modules such as accounts payable, accounts receivable, job costing and return merchandise authorization are also built into the software.

"From accounting through streamlining the order entry process, and Inventory management, this was the only solution, of the many we reviewed, that covered all the bases. Best of all, the solution including services was well within our budget." says Allan Sklar, CEO of Black Knight

Pricing

Starting from
US$500,00/month
Pricing options
Free Trial
One Time License
Subscription
Value for money

Devices

Business size

S
M
L

Markets

Canada, United States

Supported Languages

English

Blue Link ERP Reviews

Overall rating
4.3/5
87% positive reviews
16
Excellent
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Terrible
Michael R.

Our experience with BlueLink has been nothing short of exceptional

Used Daily for 2+ years
Reviewed on 2018/04/27
Review Source: Capterra

Pros

The most impressive part about BlueLink is not the software (more on that in a bit), but the people. When we did our due diligence in searching for a new accounting system, we narrowed our search down to three different providers. Each offered, for the most part, the same type of software and features that my company needed. What set BlueLink apart from the other two was the level of engagement we received from our initial phone call. We immediately felt at home and had not just the right software, but the right partner to grow our business. That partnership remains even stronger today.

As to the software, the ERP interface is perfect for our wholesale distribution company. From tracking inbound ocean containers to automated reporting, BlueLink saves us both time and money. One area that has really stood out for our organization is the level of customization we have been able to implement over the past 24 months that has really helped us streamline our operations. This level of customization would not be possible without the partnership we have been able to build over the past few years.

Cons

BlueLink's software interface at times feels somewhat dated and can create some challenges in navigation. Their periodic updates have addressed many of these issues and has helped with additional drill-down capabilities. Database managment with our SKU count can be somewhat cumbersome and we have worked with BlueLink to help address and improve.

Response from Blue Link Associates

Thank you for this fantastic review, Michael. Our vision at Blue Link is to be the most valuable, important and trusted business partner in the eyes of our customers so we're beyond glad to hear that we have done just that. We have enjoyed getting to know you and your team over the years and hope to continue to our partnership for years to come!

As for our user interface, Furniture Classics will be upgraded to our latest version (V14) at the time of your next maintenance date in July. You'll find that the new user interface is a lot sleeker and smoother to operate on. We can't wait for you to try out all the new bells and whistles!

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend

10.0/10
Tal D.

Fantastic - perfect system, awesome customer service, great value - couldn't be happier

Used Daily for 2+ years
Reviewed on 2018/05/04
Review Source: Capterra

Pros

Blue Link's system is easy to use and very intuitive once you under it and the multitude of features. The new interface is visually appealing and allows for an even better experience. Blue Link's customer support staff are fantastic and are always available to help and guide anyone from our team through both high level issues and minor details. Highly recommend!

Cons

No system is perfect, but for a small-to-medium size business like ours, it's pretty close. I would make sure, when the time is right, to upgrade to the larger server storage available, as sometimes we find our data (always at the wrong time) eats up the basic storage package that comes with Blue Link

Response from Blue Link Associates

Thank you so much for your kind words, Tal. We really appreciate you taking the time out of your busy schedule to share your experience and so glad to hear that you like our new user interface! We look forward to continuing to be a part of Oliberte's growth.

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use
Customer Support

Tahseen B.

Great software for inventory management

Used Daily for 2+ years
Reviewed on 2018/04/27
Review Source: Capterra

Pros

The reason we chose Blue Link is that we could customize lots of things that are specific to our business and operation. We also wanted a hosting option so we could get away from needing an in house server. Their staff (both tech support and sales) is very knowledgeable and I often turn to them for advice on how to manage aspects of my business.

Cons

As a hosted customer I wish my contract included some basic tech support and I would not have to pay for support hours for simple questions or small problems we may encounter from time to time.

Response from Blue Link Associates

Thank you, Tahseen for your wonderful review. We're so fortunate to have a talented team to be able to customize features for our customers! It's important to us that all aspects of your business are implemented perfectly to help you remain competitive in the industry and we are glad you find our staff to be a great resource for your company. Thanks for being a great customer!

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend

10.0/10
Daniela I.

ERP of choice!

Used Daily for 2+ years
Reviewed on 2017/03/30
Review Source: SoftwareAdvice

We have been using BL for a number of years now. We have a quite integrated platform, connecting our inventory management, warehouse management, accounting, CRM, website platform, and EDI relationships. Working quite closely with the team at BL has been very enjoyable and progressive. BL has supported our business through new developments and custom coding as we have grown over the years.

Pros

All of our daily business activities are stored in once central place. We use multiple external services and they all work with BL. There has always been a team of people on BL side to help, support or customize any of our needs as we grow.
Remote Desktop connection allows us access to our system from anywhere in the world. Our data is stored on an external server, which keeps our business safe.

Cons

Visual appeal could be upgraded, and this update is coming soon according to BL.

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend

10.0/10
Shielya B.

Don't wait to change your software!

Used Daily for 1-5 months
Reviewed on 2016/12/01
Review Source: SoftwareAdvice

From the moment I contacted BlueLink ERP the experience was professional, truthful, and fun! Michael Benedict, our initial contact, spoke with our team on numerous occasions to determine our EXACT needs, he wanted to make sure that everything we needed specifically was something that his team could do. There was never pressure for us to buy, and no false promises. The transition team took over after we made the decision to go with BlueLink ERP and that was another great experience. Most everything was done remotely prior to going live. Mike Miner came to our business for two weeks, we did one week of training, and went live the second week. I have been through numerous software changes and this was BY FAR the easiest, most efficient and painless transition that I have been through. It has been smooth sailing since and we love the system.

Pros

The A/R, A/P, G/L and the Bank Management modules are very user friendly. We are a small warehousing/manufacturing company and the inventory management/purchase order system was the main reason that we selected BlueLink and it has proven to be everything that we had hoped. Their Support Team is awesome and very prompt with responses.

Cons

We have a very complicated salesman commission structure with three levels, and there has been a little difficulty in processing commissions. However, this is a minor issue in relation to the "entire package". The package was customized for us and overall it works well.

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend

10.0/10

Blue Link ERP Pricing

Starting from
US$500,00/month
Pricing options
Free Trial
One Time License
Subscription
Value for money

For more information in regards to pricing, please contact a Blue Link representative today at 1-877-258-5465

Blue Link ERP Features

  • API
  • Inventory Tracking

  • Activity Dashboard
  • Activity Tracking
  • Audit Trail
  • Auditing
  • Automatic Notifications
  • Compliance Management
  • Custom Fields
  • Customizable Reporting
  • Data Import/Export
  • Document Storage
  • Inventory Management
  • Invoice Management
  • Monitoring
  • Real Time Data
  • Real Time Reporting
  • Reporting & Statistics
  • Third Party Integration
  • Workflow Management

Additional information for Blue Link ERP

Key features of Blue Link ERP

  • Assembly (Kitting, BOM, Production Control)
  • B2B and B2C eCommerce
  • Barcode Scanning
  • Contact Management & CRM
  • EDI Integration
  • Landed Cost Tracking
  • Lot Tracking / Expiry Dates (Traceability)
  • Multi-Company and Multi-Currency
  • Order Entry and Invoicing
  • Pedigree Management (Medical and Pharmaceutical)
  • Point of Sale
  • Purchase Orders, Sales Orders, Quoting
  • Real-time Inventory & Accounting
  • Reporting
  • Service and Repair Features
  • User-friendly Familiar Interface

Benefits

As an all-in-one solution, Blue Link ERP helps businesses streamline and automate their processes through robust functionality and a dedicated team of support staff and consultants.

In addition to a sophisticated inventory management and accounting core, Blue Link ERP also provides advanced functionality to meet the specific needs of clients across a variety of industries. Examples include POS, lot tracking, landed cost tracking, eCommerce integration, barcode scanning and mobile sales applications.

With Blue Link ERP you are on top of all aspects of your business management.

• Purchase the right quantities of inventory at the right time
• Have the information you need at your fingertips when making a sale
• Effectively manage your warehouse
• eCommerce integration for both B2B and B2C sales
• Use powerful tools to handle backorder processing, movement of inventory, and tracking of true costs
• Keep track of all customer/vendor/prospect communication throughout the system
• In-depth reporting options: built-in reports, SQL Reporting, Crystal Reports or direct import into Excel

Blue Link ERP FAQs

Below are some frequently asked questions for Blue Link ERP.

Q. What type of pricing plans does Blue Link ERP offer?

Blue Link ERP offers the following pricing plans:

Starting from: US$500,00/month

Pricing model: One Time License, Subscription

Free Trial: Not Available

For more information in regards to pricing, please contact a Blue Link representative today at 1-877-258-5465

Q. What are the main features of Blue Link ERP?

Blue Link ERP offers the following features:

  • Assembly (Kitting, BOM, Production Control)
  • B2B and B2C eCommerce
  • Barcode Scanning
  • Contact Management & CRM
  • EDI Integration
  • Landed Cost Tracking
  • Lot Tracking / Expiry Dates (Traceability)
  • Multi-Company and Multi-Currency
  • Order Entry and Invoicing
  • Pedigree Management (Medical and Pharmaceutical)
  • Point of Sale
  • Purchase Orders, Sales Orders, Quoting
  • Real-time Inventory & Accounting
  • Reporting
  • Service and Repair Features
  • User-friendly Familiar Interface

Q. Who are the typical users of Blue Link ERP?

Blue Link ERP has the following typical customers:

Mid Size Business, Small Business

Q. What languages does Blue Link ERP support?

Blue Link ERP supports the following languages:

English

Q. What type of pricing plans does Blue Link ERP offer?

Blue Link ERP has the following pricing plans:

One Time License, Subscription

Q. Does Blue Link ERP support mobile devices?

We do not have any information about what devices Blue Link ERP supports

Q. What other apps does Blue Link ERP integrate with?

Blue Link ERP integrates with the following applications:

SphereWMS, Spreadsheet Server

Q. What level of support does Blue Link ERP offer?

Blue Link ERP offers the following support options:

FAQs, Phone Support, Video Tutorials