Leading Commercial Construction Manufacturer Switches From SAP to NetSuite ERP in Just 86 Days; TCO Nearly $300,000 Lower





Boise, ID


Manufacturing, Architecture/Design

Applications Replaced

Excel, SAP, PeopleSoft

NetSuite Product Implemented


“We share the vision NetSuite has that the cloud is the future of information systems, particularly those who don't have endless resources to hire and retain top-tier IT talent. At just a fraction of the cost of keeping SAP, NetSuite provides us a solution that is much more flexible and dynamic.” RedBuilt

Customer Success

  • Avoiding $275,000 in annual salary costs for SAP and database administrators.
  • First-year costs with NetSuite are just half of what company would spend to stay with SAP.
  • Employees maintained ease-of-use and continuity with the familiar NetSuite interface.


  • SAP inflexible and inappropriate for the custom demands of commercial clients; required manual overhead for change orders.
  • Needed own enterprise solution after RedBuilt, formerly the Commercial Division of Trus Joist, became independent from corporate parent Weyerhaeuser.
  • Rapid turnaround required, as former corporate parent would terminate access to SAP just 6 months after independence.


  • Transition from SAP to NetSuite completed in just 86 days.
  • NetSuite managing all corporate office activity as well as production plants in four cities.
  • Customizable NetSuite solution supports rapid changes in work orders and materials.
  • Payroll and expenses easily transitioned from PeopleSoft.
  • Inventory management, sales, marketing, reporting, and analysis all handled in NetSuite.
  • Dashboards provide management with real-time insight.

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