Built for the modern manufacturer, NetSuite’s manufacturing cloud ERP keeps everything in sync from the shop floor to the client. Green Business Systems is a NetSuite partner, experienced in implementing, integrating, optimizing and customizing NetSuite to suit the complexities of the manufacturing industry.

How NetSuite can benefit manufacturers

It’s built for manufacturers but can benefit your entire organization. Your business isn’t just about manufacturing. It’s also about marketing, commerce, CRM, supply chain management, order management, a healthy bottom line and more. NetSuite can help with it all, in one place, at your fingertips.

Flexibility.The manufacturing industry is not made up of cookie-cutter businesses. Each is unique, with unique needs. NetSuite’s ERP software has the agility you need, and GBS has the experience to make the tool work specifically for you, in the way you need it, at just the right time.

It’s global.NetSuite’s manufacturing management software works anytime, anywhere, no matter where in the world you operate.

Comprehensive NetSuite features

NetSuite was built to support product-based businesses, and offers many native features, functions and processes to help streamline your operation for maximum efficiency. Here are a few specific areas where it can help your business, including:


You’ll get a 360-degree view of your customer from lead to opportunity to orders, fulfillment, renewal, upsell, cross-sell and support. You’ll see the how, what, when, where and why of their purchasing decisions, giving you valuable information about engaging them and deepening those relationships. Customer relationship management is the name of the game for any business, and we can help you leverage NetSuite to put you ahead of that game.

Product Data Management

GBS can help you configure all of NetSuite’s robust capabilities to set up and maintain all of your master data. You can define and track an unlimited number of fields, tables, searches, customers, partners, vendors and more. That means all of your product data in one place, which will simplify the design process and pave the way for new product creation.

Supply Chain Management

If you outsource any manufacturing process, this feature allows you to control and monitor those processes as though they were your own. GBS will help you get a global view of your inventory status, no matter where it is.


Are you getting the best price and delivery combinations from your vendors? This feature allows you to manage your vendors and purchasing processes, so you’ll be getting the best price every time. You can also manage multiple locations, optimize inventory levels, simplify ordering for your users and control your spending.

GBS can also help you set up additional features, including production control, quality management, shop floor control and more.

NetSuite Advanced Manufacturing

Designed to consolidate your disconnected systems into a single cloud solution, NetSuite Advanced Manufacturing delivers comprehensive functionality and is intended to help manufacturers of all sizes reduce their operation costs, increase revenue and manage their business and supply chain processes. How? It all boils down to increased efficiency, providing the solutions for key manufacturing pain points, including:

  • Missing critical manufacturing execution and control functionality
  • Limited manufacturing operations management capabilities
  • Patch work of disconnected systems not designed to work together
  • No standard manufacturing processes
  • Stagnant continuous improvement processes
  • No real-time dashboard with actionable information
  • Misalignment of inventory and work capital management
  • High operating costs
  • Reliance on Excel spreadsheets or manual systems
  • Aging business systems

Any of these sound familiar? GBS can help you get the most out of this powerful tool with features for quality management, mobile capabilities, extended setup criteria, and more.

Benefits include:

  • Improved operational efficiencies
  • Reduced “cost to product”
  • Faster time to value
  • A unified solution that reduces reliance on third parties
  • Improved quality, service and throughput
  • Variance management
  • Integration for plant-to-enterprise
  • Manufacturing information and intelligence

Three Editions, One Tool

NetSuite offers three options to help you deploy maximum functionality for your specific needs.

Work Orders & Assemblies, designed for companies that do light assembly but don’t need to track work in process or labor separately.

WIP & Routings, which adds the abilities to define work centers, routings, track labor costs, and more.

Advanced Manufacturing provides complete control of all aspects of your manufacturing processes.


With our experience implementing, optimizing and customizing NetSuite for manufacturers, we can help you utilize this powerful tool to make your operations as sleek and efficient as possible. Questions? Contact us today. We’re happy to talk about ways we can help.

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