When Bruce Capagli took over as COO of Precision Disposables, he knew exactly what he wanted to avoid in choosing an ERP system to manage business for the disposable medical goods startup. Decades of paying consultants for upgrades on already costly systems convinced him of the merits of cloud-based ERP. Yet the startup also needed a partner to impart best practices in an implementation that could scale to accommodate aggressive growth targets—50x in the first year.
“I have 15 plus years of experience in all the major ERP platforms, including SAP, and I’ve been through six major implementations. This was by far the best.” Bruce Capagli, COO, Precision Disposables
After reviewing Xero and Zoho, Precision Disposables chose NetSuite OneWorld, swayed by its scalability and extensibility, as well as a fixed-fee SuiteSuccess implementation that included pre-built templates and expert guidance that allowed the business to launch best-in-class financial and inventory management processes in just 59 days.
Precision Medical has grown its customer base from three at the time of implementation to 36, and has cut waste to focus on its core competencies, removing redundant and unprofitable items from its product catalogue to reduce SKUs from 1,500 to roughly 600.
The business plans to implement WMS Lite in March, as well as integrate B2B and B2C ecommerce sites with NetSuite. With NetSuite as its end-to-end platform, it can automate transactions with partners and ease acquisitions to empower growth targets of $100 million.