NetSuite: Outdoor Retail Industry Case Studies

Outdoor Retail Industry Turns to NetSuite for Business Transformation

Source: NetSuite Inc.

NetSuite outdoor retail

San Diego, CA – September 2014 – Plumb, Southern California’s premier NetSuite Solution Provider and NetSuite Inc., the industry’s leading provider of cloud-based financials / ERP and omnichannel commerce software suites, announced new customer wins in the outdoor retail industry market.  Slingshot Sports, FootBalance North America and Grape Solar report that they have transformed vital business processes with NetSuite’s integrated solution for financials / ERP, to manage their wholesale distribution business, eliminating needless manual work, gaining real-time transparency and capitalizing on new opportunities.

Outdoor retailers are capitalizing on their industry growth with NetSuite and focusing their resources on product innovation, customer service, brand marketing and expanding the business across new markets and geographies.  Fore many outdoor retail NetSuite users, SuiteCommerce is in place to drive ecommerce sales in both B2B and B2C channels, while the NetSuite OneWorld global business management solution and its support for 190 currencies, 19 languages and automated tax compliance in 50 countries is instrumental in helping others conduct international business and manage multi-entity operations.  Outdoor product merchants running NetSuite report growth in the double digits or better by expanding penetration across specialty retailers as well as well-known chains.

With NetSuite’s cloud solution, outdoor product merchants have eliminated the cost and complexity of in-house servers and software and the need to engage large IT departments and costly system maintenance.  With NetSuite, a growing number of outdoor product companies have gained the ability to:

  • Convert leads to orders, order to shipments and shipments to revenue with NetSuite’s advanced warehouse, inventory management and order fulfillment capabilities.
  • Improve supply chain operations with integrated inventory and order management, and building demand forecasts with real-time data, reducing excess inventory and the risk of stock outs.
  • Gain a real-time, 360-degree view of customers and provide better customer service through NetSuite’s seamless integration of CRM with financials and other back-office systems.
  • Allow data to flow seamlessly to wholesale distributors and their trading partners, to ensure communication is in lockstep with the same data, audit trails and real-time accuracy at every stage.
  • Manage all transactions and associated customer interactions regardless of touchpoint.

NetSuite Outdoor Retail Industry Client Quotes:

“The biggest benefit of NetSuite is scalability and how we can grow so quickly with it”, said Greg Kish, Slingshot Sales and Marketing Director.  “NetSuite gives us one system as a single source of the truth, and it can be easily customized to our needs.  It’s leaps and bounds beyond what we could do with our own network and software.”

“We knew we needed to improve our reporting and user experience,” said Jeremy Town, FootBalance Managing Director. “NetSuite is much more robust.  By moving from Great Plains to NetSuite, we have a much cleaner view of how transactions move through the system and greatly enhanced reporting.”

“NetSuite being very modular has allowed the system to grow with us very seamlessly,” said Chad Ash, Grape Solar Senior Sales Representative.  “The visibility into day-to-day operations we have with NetSuite enables us to be very data-centric in our decisions because all our information is in one place.”

NetSuite Outdoor Retail

About Plumb:

Plumb’s growing team of NetSuite experts has enhanced their Southern California presence in the rapidly expanding cloud-computing industry.  Through NetSuite, Plumb is able to give their clients access to a world class development platform and an innovated line-up of cloud-based business management solutions. NetSuite’s core integrated suite combines ERP, CRM, PSA, E-commerce and NetSuite OneWorld, the system for multi-entity and multi-subsidiary.

Plumb is an authorized NetSuite Solution Provider and offers valued financial and business resources and counsel for companies and individuals on the move.  With over 400 clients in Southern California, Plumb’s partnership with NetSuite provides a revolutionary solution for companies in any stage of growth.  Plumb is located at 1227 Prospect Street, Suite 200, La Jolla, CA  92037, with additional offices in Rancho Santa Fe, CA and Newport Beach, CA.