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The Right Stuff: Managing Inventory to Enable Agility for Manufacturing and Distribution Companies

Managing inventory well is the key to success for manufacturing and distribution companies: driving sales, profitability, cash flow and customer loyalty. Download this report to see how putting the right inventory management systems and processes in place is essential for a company to survive in times of disruption and thrive in normal times.

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Priorities, Goals and Projections for Manufacturers, 2020

NetSuite and ThomasNet, an online platform for industrial manufacturers, surveyed manufacturing leaders on their goals, priorities and plans for 2020. Although the coronavirus has impacted manufacturers globally, many remain optimistic, with only 31% of executives fearing the virus’ impact on the economy and their businesses. Download the full report to dig into more key findings from the survey.

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NetSuite for Electronics Manufacturers

Modern electronics companies seeking to capitalize on new global opportunities need to unify their product development, supply chains, manufacturing processes and distribution networks or risk failure in today’s increasingly competitive markets. To stay in the race, electronics manufacturers must become active players in the technology ecosystem, seeking expertise to develop equipment connectivity, data analysis and software to modernize their IT footprint.

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NetSuite for Medical Device Manufacturers

Today, medical device manufacturers are pursuing new revenue streams, distribution networks and billing methodologies. They need business data at their fingertips to make educated business decisions on product lines and revenue channels and they need technology that can keep up.

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Why B2B Companies Are Going D2C and How They're Doing It

The growing appeal of direct-to-consumer (D2C), when a company markets and sells products straight to the end user without the help of a distributor or third-party retailer, is shaking up the strategies of manufacturers, distributors and retailers. This white paper covers the history behind the D2C movement, how to support direct to consumer in your own business and why finding the right technology to support D2C is critical to success.

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NetSuite for Industrial Supply Manufacturers

Modern industrial supply manufacturers seeking to capitalize on new global opportunities need to unify their product development, supply chains, manufacturing processes and distribution networks. They need an agile tech environment in order to capitalize on new business models, keep pace and innovate.

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Profitable Growth for Outdoor Brands: Level the Playing Field Using Cloud ERP

In the competitive outdoor industry, the keys to business success are constant innovation and accurate insight into customer behavior and market trends. In order to better compete, these companies need a reliable, integrated and easy-to-use ERP system.

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NetSuite for Life Sciences Companies

Modern life sciences companies seeking to capitalize on new global opportunities need to unify their product development, supply chains, manufacturing processes and distribution networks. They need an agile tech environment in order to capitalize on new business models, keep pace and innovate.

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Next Ready Financials: Why Fast-Growing Manufacturers Adopt NetSuite's Cloud ERP to Accelerate Growth

Over the years, small to mid-sized manufacturing businesses have pieced together a patchwork of applications to run their operations. From accounting to order fulfillment, to sales and marketing, a hairball of applications exists across millions of small to mid-sized businesses. Download the white paper to discover why this infrastructure will not enable rapidly growing businesses to sustain and accelerate growth, and why so many growing companies have decided to move to NetSuite—the #1 cloud ERP for manufacturing companies.

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Why Manufacturers Are Switching From QuickBooks to NetSuite

There are an increasing number of manufacturing companies who have migrated from QuickBooks to cloud financials. This has numerous quantifiable benefits including: inventory visibility and production planning, reduced financial close time and manual data entry, lower audit costs, the list goes on. See why more and more manufacturers are switching from QuickBooks to NetSuite.

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Unifying Financials and Inventory

The system landscape of many manufacturing companies, either in startup or complacency mode, includes QuickBooks as a financial management system and Fishbowl as an "add-on" inventory management system. However, both systems have their limitations, which ultimately impact manufacturers’ ability to innovate, scale and grow. Read this white paper to understand the limitations of QuickBooks and Fishbowl, and the value of managing your financials and inventory on one integrated business management system like NetSuite.

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Digital Supply Chain Management: What’s the Cost of Doing Nothing?

Here are the top profit-building strategies that all growing manufacturers are using to improve business processes, gain market share and grow their bottom lines.

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A Customer Case Study: Pro-Flex: Switching From Epicor to NetSuite

Many manufacturers and distributors are on legacy systems that are too disconnected and slow to address new opportunities, and in many cases these legacy systems actually hold them back. Frustrated with Epicor’s limitations, Pro-Flex decided to explore alternatives. Download this white paper to see why Pro-Flex selected NetSuite, made the switch and has been happily using NetSuite ever since.

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How Adopting a Unified System for Financials Accelerates Your Startup Mission

In today’s competitive global marketplace, the ability to adapt to change is critical for all startups, regardless of the industries they occupy. An integrated, cloud-based financial management solution is one of the most valuable things a startup can invest in.

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The Manufacturer’s Guide: Six Key Strategies to Grow Your Profits

Businesses are busy growing right now, and they’re more optimistic than they’ve been in the past 35 years. If your company isn’t already doing so, now is the time to take advantage of this robust economy and grow your profits. Here are the top profit-building strategies that all growing businesses are using to improve business processes, gain market share and grow their bottom lines.

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How to Get VC Funding

There are many financing options for entrepreneurs looking to build their big ideas, but one of the most sought after is venture capital (VC) funding. Download this ebook to find out if VC is the right financing channel for your company and how to prepare for the funding process.

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The Economic and Strategic Benefits of Cloud Computing

Are traditional on-premise or cloud systems really more cost effective in the long run? Companies that move to cloud save on average 20% more on IT spending, allowing them to spend more on new initiatives, and increase speed, scalability and agility. Download this white paper to understand the strategic benefits of SaaS and why cloud is becoming the center of IT strategy for most organizations.

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The Value of a True Cloud ERP Platform for Manufacturing Companies

Today, cloud computing is at the forefront of the shift to digital business and is enabling manufacturing companies to adapt to these changing business models, both strategically and operationally. Access this white paper to see how NetSuite’s true cloud solution helps meet your organization’s objectives today, adapt to the industry disruptions of tomorrow and realize savings of more than 20-50% in total cost of ownership alone.

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How to Calculate the Real Cost of an Ecommerce Solution

When the time comes for a decision-maker to buy new software, the most common question is “How much does it cost?” The answer is not as simple as you might think when it comes to ecommerce technology. When considering total cost of ownership and the benefits of a central source of truth for customer, order, inventory and item data, an all-in-one solution really is more bang for your buck.

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Precision Medical Products Supports Exponential Growth With Complete Suite

Since going live with NetSuite for financials, inventory and order management, order volume has climbed from 400 to 1,100–1,300 shipments per month for Precision Medical. Before moving to NetSuite ERP and ecommerce, the company needed three full-time employees to process those 400 orders. Today, that requires half as much manpower. Download this white paper to see how automation fueled by NetSuite is responsible for that level of efficiency.

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Why ERP Is Key to the Customer Experience

Delivering on customer satisfaction and driving customer loyalty is crucial in both business-to-business (B2B) and business-to-consumer (B2C) companies. Learn why successful manufacturers are discovering that Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems help drive positive customer interactions, create a competitive advantage and build more loyalty over time.

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The Rise of Multifaceted Businesses: How Manufacturers and Distributors Are Diversifying Their Business Models to Gain a Competitive Advantage

Manufacturers and distributors are going through a significant transition, moving away from solely selling physical products to operating with more diverse business models that also include value-added services. With this, companies take on more responsibility in exchange for becoming more ingrained in their customers' lives. Download this report to understand the benefits of evolving and differentiating your business strategy, as well as the implications this has on your operations and technology.

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How to Pick an Inventory Management Solution that Scales with Your Business

For any manufacturer operating in today’s fast-paced, ecommerce-oriented selling environment, inventory management is one area where “scale” truly counts. Whether growth means expanding into new geographies, moving to sell online or adding product lines, manufacturer growth goals are easier and less costly with the right technology. Access this white paper to understand how a flexible, scalable, cloud-based inventory management solution helps manufacturers minimize manual work, reduce costs and streamline their operations.

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Separating Fact vs. Fiction in the Cloud

As the cloud computing movement continues to gain momentum, the benefits it delivers to manufacturers and wholesale distributors include a wide array of “wins” that are getting harder to ignore.

However, cloud confusion still exists. As manufacturers and distributors evaluate or use cloud ERP systems, it is important to understand the different cloud offerings in the marketplace and how to evaluate a true cloud solution.

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NetSuite for Emerging Manufacturers

As the global economy continues to grow and technology continues to advance, growing manufacturers are finding themselves more equipped and better positioned than ever to prosper. But emerging manufacturing organizations need to act big to play in the big leagues. To achieve growth goals and truly compete, they need to equip themselves for long-term success with back-end technology for every step of the journey.

Download this solution brief to discover NetSuite's value from emerging and fast growing manufacturers.

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The Evolving Role of CFOs Among Manufacturers and Distributors

While the core responsibilities of the CFO remain the same, today C-Suite executives are driving more business value with agile, results-based decision-making fueled by greater access to data. Download this report to see how the vast majority of financial leaders have achieved more oversight and influence over decision-making processes through utilizing cloud ERP technology.

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Using WMS to Create Your Optimal Warehouse

When used as part of an overall warehousing approach, WMS helps manufacturers create more efficient operations, save money and better utilize their valuable labor resources. Download this white paper to see how manufacturing companies that incorporate WMS into their overall fulfillment strategies are reducing operating expenses, improving inventory visibility, achieving better labor management and increasing customer service levels, among other benefits.

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Evaluating the Essential Factors in Choosing the Right B2B Ecommerce Platform

The importance of ecommerce continues to grow for B2B organizations, and at the crux of a successful ecommerce strategy is a system that supports excellent customer experiences and seamless data management. Read on to discover where your B2B peers are currently satisfied, and where they are demanding change and looking to adopt new technologies in pursuit of a leading ecommerce strategy.

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Enterprise Case Study: Using ERP to Streamline Business Processes – Lexatys

How a microwave and RF manufacturing company is taking control of its back-office operations.

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IoT: From Hype to Adoption: Five Ways Manufacturers and Distributors are Adopting the Internet of Things

Many manufacturers and wholesale distributors are working to determine where IoT fits into their business strategies. Download this report to discover five major areas that manufacturers and distributors are implementing IoT plus how to decide the best place to start investing in IoT.

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IT Executives Express Need for True Cloud ERP: See Why Companies are Switching from Epicor to NetSuite to Drive Growth

There is perhaps no better advocate for how cloud-based ERP systems can support and help organizations to continue their growth than those who have been through it themselves. In this paper, we consolidated feedback from senior IT executives on why they switched from various Epicor systems to NetSuite’s true, cloud-based ERP, highlighting the pitfalls of fake cloud and on-premise deployments and how these challenges impacted their business.

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The Role Cloud ERP Technology Plays in Supply Chain Automation

Every year, supply chain processes become increasingly automated, efficient and cost effective. These process improvements are largely based on technology and software innovation whose benefit spans from the factory floor to the back office.

In this paper, we examine the emerging trends and best practices in supply chain automation, as well as explore how technology advancements—especially ERP software improvements—are helping manufacturers and distributors become more productive. We also outline the top factors to consider in an ERP decision to best automate your supply chain.

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Surviving the Amazon Effect

Manufacturers and wholesale distributors have been profoundly impacted by "The Amazon Effect," referring to Amazon's influence on raising customer expectations for frictionless commerce, low cost or free delivery, vast product selection and a personalized shopping experience. To stay competitive, product companies must differentiate and optimize. Read this report to understand ways to stay competitive in the Age of Amazon.

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Supply Chain Transformation: From Tactical Implementation to Strategic Integration

A recent report from Gartner indicated that “89 percent of marketers compete primarily on the basis of customer experience—discrete moments that, together, strengthen or weaken a customer’s preference, loyalty and advocacy” (Gartner, 2016). For companies without a centralized means to access, and act on, supply chain data, this statistic can seem overwhelming. It’s important to recognize that neither the data train nor customer expectations are slowing down—the way to meet these challenges is to unify business intelligence across the entire supply chain. Download the report to see how.

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