Allied Valve Keeps its Business Pumping with NetSuite

Allied Valve Inc.

"There is a tremendous growth in North Dakota without sufficient infrastructure. NetSuite lets us take advantage of that boom leveraging iPads and trucks." Allied Valve Inc.

Company at a Glance

Location:
Riverdale, IA
Industry:
Wholesale/Distribution, Services
Applications Replaced:
Syteline, custom applications

Solutions

NetSuite

Customer Success:

  • Allied Valve was perfectly positioned to grow overnight from a one-man presence in North Dakota when Bakken Oil boom started.
  • Single business platform powers distribution, service and repair with greater synchronization between departments.
  • Real-time data is a perfect fit for industry's old-school, high-touch sales and service model.
  • Company size has grown 400% with the same IT staff.

Challenges:

  • Rapid growth due to accelerated gas and oil extraction in Montana and North Dakota ("Bakken Oil boom").
  • Oil boom required rapid growth without relying on scarce physical infrastructure in hot North Dakota markets.
  • Support core wholesale/distribution business as well as field repair and service organizations.
  • Add new product lines without increasing complexity.
  • Needed multisite inventory management and scalable, unified platform.

Solution:

  • Highly customized NetSuite solution supports all business processes and cleanly transitions between upgrades.
  • NetSuite provided unified inventory and service visibility across six locations.
  • Multisite inventory scales easily to support new locations and suppliers.
  • Mobile access ensures that everyone from field service to executives share complete clarity.
  • Infrastructure-free NetSuite solution enables Allied Valve to expand immediately to meet new opportunities.
  • Allied Valve runs its entire IT in the cloud leveraging NetSuite and Google Docs.