Compare contractERP and Blue Link Elite - May 2022

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / May 18, 2022

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - contractERP or Blue Link Elite?

Blue Link Elite is more expensive to implement (TCO) than contractERP, Blue Link Elite is rated higher (90/100) than contractERP (84/100). Blue Link Elite offers more features (35) to their users than contractERP (1). There is a clear winner in this case and it is Blue Link Elite!

Looking for the right ERP solution for your business? buyers like you are primarily concerned about the real total implementation cost (TCO), full list of features, vendor reliability, user reviews, pros and cons. In this article we compare between the 2 software products:

How contractERP® compares with Blue Link Associates ?

contractERP®: Founded in 1993, the company behind contractERP®, Access IT, is a recognized leader in providing Enterprise Business Software Solutions for mid-range companies in the distribution, manufacturing and service industries. This privately held start up company was initially a “Total-Solution” systems integrator that offered network operating systems...

Blue Link Associates : Blue Link Elite is an integrated inventory management and accounting system that accommodates a variety of industries and unique business needs. Elite is an extremely robust piece of software with a variety of features and components to accomplish a wide range of business-specific tasks and automate business processes. Our software was purpose-buil...

Who's more expensive? contractERP or Blue Link Elite?

The real total cost of ownership (TCO) of ERP software includes the software license, subscription fees, software training, customizations, hardware (if needed), maintenance & support and other related services. When calculating the TCO it's important to add all of these "hidden cost" as well. We prepared a TCO calculator for contractERP and Blue Link Elite.

contractERP accurate pricing info is available upon request (they don't share it publicly), however , on a scale between 1 to 10 contractERP is rated 2, which is much lower than the average cost of ERP software. Blue Link Elite price starts at $500 per license , when comparing Blue Link Elite to their competitors, the software is rated 2 - much lower than the average ERP software cost.

Bottom line: contractERP cost is around the same cost of Blue Link Elite.

Which software includes more/better features?

As with any business software solutions, it’s important to consider the features & functionality. The tool should support the processes, workflows, reports and needs that matter to your team. To help you evaluate this, we've compared contractERP Vs. Blue Link Elite based on some of the most important and required ERP features. contractERP: Enterprise Resource Planning. Blue Link Elite: Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Billing & Invoicing, Credit Card Processing, General-Ledger.

Target customer size

Customers of the software include businesses of all sizes and a variety of types. Blue Link Elite is perfect for small and medium size distributors and wholesalers.

contractERP

ITQlick rating
(4.5/5)

ContractERP is an enterprise resource planning solution for businesses of all sizes. It offers assistance in distribution, manufacturing, supplying, and other aspects of business operations. The softwar...

Categories: Distribution Accounting, Distribution Order Management, Distribution Purchasing & Procurement, Distribution Transportation Management.

Blue Link Elite

ITQlick rating
(4.9/5)

starts at $500 per license

Blue Link ERP is an inventory and distribution management software for small companies. It offers business solutions including but not limited to real-time inventory and accounting, order entry, B2B and B2C eCo...

Categories: Distribution Accounting, Distribution Order Management, Distribution Purchasing & Procurement, Distribution Transportation Management, Distribution Warehouse Management.

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Compare features

contractERP: 1 Features

Enterprise Resource Planning

Blue Link Elite: 35 Features

Accounts Payable
Accounts Receivable
Billing & Invoicing
Credit Card Processing
General-Ledger
Purchase Orders
Tax compliance
Accounting Module
Business Intelligence Module
CRM Module
Human Resources Module
Inventory Management Module
Manufacturing Module
Procurement Module
Project Management Module
Supply Chain Management Module
Accounting Integration
Barcode Integration
CRM Integration
Custom Pricing Options
Customizable Functionality
Customizable Reporting
ERP Integration
Inventory Optimization
Multi-Language
Multi-Location
Order Entry
Product Substitutions
Purchasing
Replenishment Order Alerts
RFID Integration
Stock Inquiries
Supplier Management
Transfer Management
Warehouse Management
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
ITQlick score ITQlick Score is a 1 to 100, the calculation is based on pricing, and functionality Vs. alternative solutions
Pricing score pricing Score is a 1 to 10 (10 is high cost), based on the TCO (cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
Functionality score
Software review
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contractERP
ITQlick rating
4.5/5
Score
84/100
Pricing
3/10
License pricing
Pricing not available
Functionality
12
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Blue Lin...
ITQlick rating
4.9/5
Score
90/100
Pricing
3/10
License pricing
$500 per license
Functionality
49
SAP ERP
ITQlick rating
4/5
Score
97/100
Pricing
10/10
License pricing
$56 per user/month
Functionality
44
NetSuite...
ITQlick rating
3.8/5
Score
93/100
Pricing
4.6/10
License pricing
$999 per month
Functionality
18
Global S...
ITQlick rating
4.2/5
Score
93/100
Pricing
4.6/10
License pricing
Pricing not available
Functionality
67

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Shlomi holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Information System Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel. Shlomi brings 15 years of global IT and IS management experience as a consultant, and implementation expert for small, medium and large size (global) companies.