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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
How a microwave and RF manufacturing company is taking control of its back-office operations.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Medical device companies expanding their reach need to invest in a system capable of unifying their product development, supply chains, manufacturing processes and distribution networks—whether they are pre-revenue or well-established. To make this unified model a reality, medical device manufacturers must become active players in the technology ecosystem, seeking expertise to develop equipment connectivity, data analysis and software to modernize their IT footprint. Download the solution brief and discover NetSuite for medical device manufacturers.
Electronics manufacturers need an agile tech environment to capitalize on new business models. Today, businesses are pursuing new revenue streams thanks to technological advancements—electronics manufacturers are exploring new distribution networks and methods of getting their product into their buyer’s hands, and need technology that can keep up. Download the brief to learn more about NetSuite for electronics manufacturers.
Modern life sciences companies seeking to capitalize on new opportunities and grow their businesses need a financial management system that can support them. Life sciences companies are on the cutting edge of innovation and need an agile tech environment to match. Download the white paper and discover NetSuite for life sciences companies.
Many modern manufacturers piece together a number of point solutions to support different business processes. Between CRM, ecommerce, supply chain management, WMS and financials, it's easy to see how siloed data becomes rampant. In this report by Technology Evaluation Centers, discover how NetSuite eradicates siloed data and consolidates manufacturing business processes into a single solution.
As cloud applications mature and the world becomes more connected, modernizing a business's IT environment is no longer a way to get ahead—it's a requirement to keep pace. Modern industrial supply companies seeking to capitalize on new global opportunities need to unify their product development, supply chains, manufacturing processes and distribution networks. Download the white paper to discover the value of NetSuite for industrial supply manufacturers.
Manufacturers and wholesale distributors want to realize the full benefits of operating in the cloud enterprise resource planning (ERP) arena as early as possible and for less cost. However, despite acknowledging the limitations their existing systems present, these risk-averse companies report to Frost & Sullivan that they are cautious about implementing cloud ERP and adjusting to changes. Frost & Sullivan agrees that a proven solution with new service offerings from ERP vendors that can simplify the implementation process and optimize cloud ERP software is a major industry need. Download the report by Frost & Sullivan to see why NetSuite was awarded the 2017 North American Cloud-ERP for Manufacturing and Wholesale Distribution Customer Value Leadership Award.
As we march toward its adoption, ASC 606, Revenue from Contracts with Customers, is on the mind of every CFO and controller. The new revenue recognition standard is a sweeping set of new regulations that all of the major accounting firms agree may constitute the biggest accounting change the world has seen in over a decade. Download the white paper to learn more on the implications of ASC 606 on manufacturers.
Utilizing 20 years of experience delivering and implementing their cloud-based ERP platform, NetSuite has developed a new customer engagement model and business optimization method called SuiteSuccess. Since SuiteSuccess' formal announcement at SuiteWorld 2017, NetSuite has worked with several customers developing and refining its groundbreaking methodology. Read this Mint Jutras article to understand NetSuite's SuiteSuccess methodology and the value it has brought to a number of companies across multiple industries.
Food and beverage manufacturers face business challenges on many fronts from consumer preferences and government regulations to societal and technological challenges. This report developed by Technology Evaluation Centers describes these challenges and how NetSuite’s cloud ERP equips food and beverage manufacturers to address them.
As the supply chain becomes increasingly integrated, companies need the technology to support their changing business models. Download the report by TEC to see how Oracle NetSuite is tackling global supply chain management with the cloud.
As the manufacturing industry shifts its focus from process efficiencies to superior customer service, finding new ways to deliver innovative products and services is imperative. But can you support new business models with traditional business systems and processes? Download the new report from Aberdeen to uncover the answer.
The Cloud continues to hang over the business computing landscape like, well, a cloud. Public cloud, private cloud, hybrid cloud, SaaS, PaaS, IaaS—all of it makes for a confusing alphabet soup for even the most experienced industry observers and IT pros.
And, as longstanding technology firms look for ways to get into the market and new entrants emerge, creating new terminology, claiming firsts and generally obfuscating the entire landscape, it only promises to get more confusing for technology buyers seeking a cost effective, scalable and agile solution for their needs. This paper serves to provide some clarity around the different flavors of cloud and a detailed explanation of why multi-tenant SaaS offers the greatest combination of value, agility and scalability.
It is no secret that the old clear distinctions between manufacturers, distributors and retailers have been obliterated. Manufacturers are increasingly selling direct to the end customer, distributors are selling direct to end customers as well broadening their services to include light assembly and manufacturing, and in some cases offering their own branded product lines. Meanwhile, retailers are increasingly relying on private label products to generate margins and loyalty, essentially taking on the role of a brand owner, managing outsourced manufacturing. In this report, we explore what happens when a business crosses over to become a combination manufacturer, wholesaler and retailer—how it impacts partnerships, services, revenue models and the business’s system requirements.
Technology has spurred major productivity advances in all facets of business, from hosting meetings, to client and customer support, to payroll. While the business-to-business supply sector has been traditionally slower to adopt such technologies than consumer markets, many distributors are now adapting to changing buyer habits and employing a more tech-savvy workforce. Download the report to learn more about these tech trends among modern B2B companies.
Delivering on consumer expectations—whether of a buyer from a business you sell into, or a direct-end consumer—comes from the ability to complete the perfect order: getting the right products delivered at the best price, when and where they want. Download the white paper to learn more about the key components for building a strategy that provides a seamless, omnichannel experience across all of your stakeholders.
The vast majority of manufacturers (86%) believe digital technologies are necessary for business survival while 85% agree that digital technologies are truly transformative in the way they connect operations to systems such as ERP. Despite this fact, most manufacturers still struggle to be truly connected. Download the report by Mint Jutras to see how connected you are in the digital economy of today and learn about the tech trends facing modern manufacturers.
Advantage Business Media in partnership with NetSuite discusses B2B ecommerce and the implications its growing importance has on manufacturing, distribution and beyond. Download the report to learn more about the key trends in B2B ecommerce and how businesses can harness the power of a cloud-based B2B ecommerce platform.
What does it take to remain competitive in the constantly changing world of manufacturing? There may not be a single answer, but one thing is certain: without the right tools and systems in place, it's nearly impossible for companies to keep pace. Download the ebook to learn more about the industry trends facing modern manufacturers and the technologies available to equip manufacturers for long term success.
Small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) face tough decisions from the very beginning. In the very early stages, you have big dreams but limited capital. You start off thinking, “All we need is...” so you add free or inexpensive software, but none of these talk to each other and before you know it, your “back off solution” is held together with the equivalent of bailing wire and duct tape. Download this research paper from Mint Jutras to learn why you aren’t too small to invest in ERP and ask yourself, “can you afford not to invest?”
Download the ebook to learn more about the tech trends in the food and beverage industry and the future of software in the food and beverage space. Access videos and case studies about NetSuite customers and hear why they have turned to NetSuite as their ERP of choice for continued success.
Warehouses and distribution centers are dynamic environments where many different challenges arise. A Warehouse Management System (WMS) can help a business with many of these challenges, yet many smaller and medium-sized businesses hesitate to move from a manual paper-based approach to even a rudimentary WMS, based on fears about cost and disruption. Download this white paper from ChainLink Research to learn the signs when it's time to implement a WMS.
For the modern business executive, implementing the right technology to expand operations tackle global competition is imperative. Download this exclusive white paper to learn more about the benefits of two-tier ERP, from improved business agility and quicker implementation times to enhanced business growth and more efficient mergers and acquisitions.
Enterprises, large and small, are becoming increasingly frustrated with their on-premise technology vendors—the result? More and more companies are turning to cloud ERP solutions like NetSuite. Download this white paper to hear from industry leader, Vinnie Mirchandani, on the strategies for modernizing business technology environments.
What strategic moves are modern companies making to better facilitate growth? As business becomes more global and supply chains increase in complexity, many businesses are turning to cloud ERP as the key to their continued expansion. Download this Mint Jutras report to learn more about the benefits growing businesses are realizing from switching to a cloud business management solution like NetSuite.
Manufacturers today face significant challenges with changing market conditions, increased competition and rapidly evolving customer expectations. Companies still relying on legacy systems will be held back and won't be able to innovate and grow, be flexible and scalable, nor react quickly to customers and new opportunities. Learn why Pro-Flex moved from its legacy Epicor system to NetSuite's native cloud-based platform and the successes they have achieved.
The manufacturing industry is currently in an era of significant innovation. Of all the changes, the Internet of Things (IoT) is potentially the most disruptive development. In this eBook, Tech Clarity explores a number of opportunities for manufacturers to capitalize on IoT to improve current operations and drive new business models.
NetSuite’s brings critical functionality to better support manufacturing planning and scheduling, process manufacturing, and quality operations with NetSuite Advanced Manufacturing.
An industry Brief: Learn how ProBar, International Spices, and Sea to Table are leveraging a modern cloud platform to transform their business.
In the competitive outdoor and sporting goods industry, the keys to business success are constant innovation and accurate insight into customer behaviors and market trends. With a cloud system that unifies core processes, personnel can focus on just that: delivering superior products, value and customer experiences. Download to learn more.
This report from Mint Jutras takes a closer look at how NetSuite customers perceive the benefits of running on a SaaS model. In particular, Briggs Healthcare talks about their transition from a legacy on-premise application onto NetSuite's cloud platform.
Many firms have achieved more efficient business operations by using NetSuite's cloud-based ERP software. This study, conducted by SL Associates, documents improvements in key performance metrics realized by manufacturing companies after switching to NetSuite.