NetSuite for Manufacturers

Industry-Specific NetSuite Solutions

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Unity, flexibility, clarity, scalability, and coordination are essential for any successful business. NetSuite is equipped for all your needs as a manufacturer.

Want more information on how NetSuite can help manufacturers like you? Continue reading, or download the PDF data sheet on NetSuite for Manufacturers to learn more.


Key Benefits

  • Eliminating errors derived from handling spreadsheets
  • Reducing the time to market for new products
  • Improving the efficiency of order management
  • Greater control and supervision of costs
  • Improving the quality of the final product
  • Reduce costs associated with infrastructure and IT resources
  • Accelerate accounting closings
  • Improving the productivity of support and services
  • Gaining control over assigned tasks
  • Enables greater collaboration between departments


Key Features & Capabilities

  • Engineering management
  • Sales and marketing
  • Order management
  • Supply chain management
  • Production control
  • Service and support
  • Financial management
  • Commerce tools

*Some features sold in add-on modules


About NetSuite for Manufacturers

Oracle NetSuite for Manufacturers is a business management solution that includes features to improve process quality, maximize value, and eliminate operational inefficiencies within your business. In such a competitive environment, manufacturers need agility to innovate and meet ever-increasing customer demand, while being confident that their internal processes will be able to keep pace with an ever-changing environment.

It is commonly accepted that cloud-based technology is the gold standard for business management solutions. As the #1 Cloud-based ERP system, NetSuite offers all the power and flexibility needed to support your manufacturing business as you continue to grow and scale your operations. NetSuite gives you access to real-time company-wide data, so you can streamline manufacturing processes, identify new opportunities for costs savings, and increase overall sales revenue.


The Basics of Manufacturing with NetSuite

NetSuite for Manufacturers allows you to accelerate demand planning and control input type, as well as implement and expedite estimating and quoting. Tools related to engineering management help you to improve BOM Management and product design.

On the shop floor, integration of the NetSuite tablet application will give you real-time updates on progress and supply, as well as give your employees on the schedule and deadlines. With its user-friendly layout, you will see the changes in record time. Real-time visibility can give you an efficient edge over your competition.

Whether you are delivering directly to the customer or you deal with B2B transactions, NetSuite provides manufacturing companies a centralized, complete view of the customer, from the initial purchase to date. Financial management capabilities allow you to enhance intercompany accounting, costing, and payment management. NetSuite's commerce tools provide your team with order management capabilities that enable omnichannel purchasing in both B2B and B2C environments.


Production & Finance

NetSuite offers connectivity with your employees, informing them of pass/fail criteria, results, and inspection plans. Production control helps you improve scheduling, work order management, and increase product quality.

Want to know the financial impact of changes in these production processes in real-time projections? NetSuite's financial solution covers all of a manufacturer's accounting needs. In addition to real-time visibility into the financial impact of manufacturing activities, NetSuite enables accelerated financial closings, powerful expense management, and auditable revenue recognition. It is perfectly integrated with the manufacturing processes, allowing everyone to work from a single, unified source of company-wide financial data.


Marketing & CRM

Many manufacturers spend most of their marketing budget on events and trade shows. Regardless of how you want to distribute your marketing efforts, NetSuite has the necessary functions to manage the entire marketing process, from creation to execution and analysis of campaign results.

NetSuite CRM is a powerful tool capable of managing the complete life cycle of client relationships, from lead generation to the close of a first sale and ongoing support. Having a customer service solution that provides a 360 view will help you increase customer satisfaction, and give you visibility into cross-selling and incremental sales opportunities. Service and support features allow your team to streamline case management, manage warranty returns and enable customer self-service.


Comparing NetSuite Manufacturing Modules

Trying to decide which NetSuite manufacturing module is right from your company, but having a difficult time comparing the available options? No problem! The following graphic illustrates the general features/capabilities of the three primary manufacturing solutions by NetSuite. Work Orders and Assemblies caters towards mid-level manufacturing businesses, while WIP & Routings will likely be a good fit for large manufacturing businesses, and NetSuite Advanced Manufacturing is the best fit for enterprise-level manufacturers. However, this is not a hard and fast rule. To discover which NetSuite manufacturing solution is truly the best fit for your business, you will need to contact a certified NetSuite consultant.

NetSuite Manufacturing Module Comparison for NetSuite

NetSuite Manufacturing FAQs

  • Does NetSuite have Manufacturing?

    NetSuite has a variety of solutions that help Manufacturers. For example, NetSuite Manufacturing Execution is a powerful, innovative tool that helps your business manage inventory more efficiently, and reducing lead times and surplus inventory through predictions of required inventory based on historical demand and sales forecasts.

  • Is NetSuite good for manufacturing?

    Yes! NetSuite is a single, integrated cloud solution that delivers one complete version of the truth, helping you reduce operating costs, increase revenue, and better manage business and supply chain processes.


NetSuite Managed Services for Manufacturers

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Manufacturing with NetSuite

Manufacturing with NetSuite: A Complete Run-through

Would you like real-time awareness of your inventory? How about a way to keep track of each step along the manufacturing process? NetSuite’s all-in one manufacturing management tools are worth a look. Check out this blog post to learn more about how Manufacturers can use NetSuite to improve business processes. The article covers the whole process, from sales orders & component purchasing to assembly and inventory adjustment.


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