Learn about NetSuite SuiteCommerce Advanced

by Caleb Schmitz in , July 14th, 2021

If you are new to the NetSuite space, you may not have heard much about SuiteCommerce Advanced and how it can transform your business into an ecommerce machine. NetSuite ecommerce is a common search topic because your ERP drives your ecommerce experience. As you grow your business data infrastructure, you will eventually decide to open up new channels of business. This might include integrating your product data to Amazon, eBay, Walmart, Sears, Etsy, or other online marketplaces. At some point, you will recognize that each of these platforms are eating into your margins and your loyal customers are willing to take the extra minute to shop directly on your own website. Since you don't have to pay for each product to be sold on another platform, you can increase your margins. In addition, you can create a dedicated customer portal to use for both B2B and B2C ecommerce users. Some companies have found that SuiteCommerce Advanced is ideal for a portal and use it solely for that too. 

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Customer Portal for NetSuite Ecommerce

Some companies in the Wholesale and Distribution space don't even use the shopping aspect of a SuiteCommerce website and decide to use SuiteCommerce entirely for its high-performance customer portal. The customer portal can be customized for nearly any possible scenario. SuiteMarkets created a Custom Records extension that allows for NetSuite custom records to display in "My Account." This feature is extremely useful for many companies that are looking to display customer-specific information that is unique to their business or vertical. Some companies want to give their customers the ability to modify an existing order that hasn't been shipping directly from their account. This is ideal for wholesale companies shipping by the truck load to different locations. You might want to reach out to a NetSuite consultant to help you determine if this options works for your company.

Reasons to Purchase SuiteCommerce Advanced with NetSuite ERP

  • NetSuite ERP drives the ecommerce experience
  • You can have both a B2B and B2C website all in one
  • Endless ways to access your ERP data for ecommerce usage
  • Customer portal for retail, wholesale, distribution, software, services, and more
  • SuiteCommerce is already integrated into NetSuite
  • Fully customizable
  • SEO friendly
  • Mobile-friendly (out of box mobile friendly)

Cost of a SuiteCommerce Implementation

Getting your SuiteCommerce website implemented ranges in cost, but the result of the website will dramatically change if you pay less for the implementation. You can expect to be paying at a minimum of $15,000 for a SuiteCommerce implementation and a minimum of $50,000 for a SuiteCommerce Advanced (SCA) implementation.

There are a variety of factors involved with the cost for a SuiteCommerce implementation. Here are some of the main factors.

Reasons for SuiteCommerce Implementation Costs to Increase

  1. You want to build a custom theme
  2. You have customizations to add functionality
  3. You want more hand holding for data migration
  4. You need more help with SEO based tasks such as website migration support including redirect extraction help. This might be accomplished in Google Search Console.
  5. You need more help with Google Tag Manager or Google Analytics
  6. You have a tight deadline and more resources need to be thrown at the project
  7. You need graphic designs

These are just a handful of factors that impact your NetSuite SuiteCommerce or SuiteCommerce Advanced implementation. If you want to learn more about what SuiteCommerce is as a product, check out this detailed page that describes SuiteCommerce to every detail you would need to know.

Want a SuiteCommerce Implementation Estimate?

Anchor Group is specialized in SuiteCommerce & SuiteCommerce Advanced (SCA) implementations. Make sure to contact Anchor Group for a free implementation estimate!


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