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Eric Smith

Eric Smith

Eric is a tech blogger & digital marketer with a background in helping companies evaluate and purchase NetSuite software and services.

Recent posts by Eric Smith

9 min read

Manufacturing ERP Must Haves: Top 15 Things to Consider Before Buying New ERP Software

By Eric Smith on Nov 13, 2020 12:30:35 PM

Is your manufacturing company looking for a way to streamline operations, boost productivity, and reduce costs? If so, a centralized Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) platform can help you achieve those aims, among others. Yet, before partnering with just any vendor, it helps to understand your industry's unique needs.

Topics: manufacturing manufacturing erp
9 min read

Top 8 Requirements to Look for in a Food and Beverage ERP System?

By Eric Smith on Feb 25, 2020 11:06:43 AM

Arguably no industry requires end-to-end traceability as much as the Food and Beverage (F&B) sector.

With safety, sanitation, and satisfaction hinging on transparency and visibility at every level, F&B leaders around the world are looking for ways to streamline operations across the supply chain.

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems, like NetSuite can get them there. Yet, the market is seemingly flooded with vendors promising best-of-breed solutions. How can leaders in this space know which Food and Beverage ERP system will be the best one for their needs?

Topics: Food & Beverage
7 min read

NetSuite vs Intacct: (Ultimate Insiders Guide)

By Eric Smith on Feb 3, 2020 2:39:00 PM

This is the most comprehensive comparison guide featuring NetSuite vs Intacct available.

I'm going to compare and contrast NetSuite against Intacct in great detail, in areas that are often overlooked during the sales process.   

In short: if you want a single online resource to help you during your ERP evaluation this should be the one.

Let's get started.

Topics: NetSuite vs Competitor NetSuite vs Intacct
26 min read

Considering NetSuite ERP Software? Stop! Read This NetSuite Pricing Guide First.

By Eric Smith on Jan 6, 2020 8:00:00 AM

This is the most comprehensive NetSuite pricing & licensing guide on the planet.

The best part?

I'm going to show you everything you need to know to secure an amazing NetSuite license contract and quite possibly save you tens of thousands of dollars.  

In short: if you want a single online resource to help you answer all your NetSuite pricing related questions this should be the one to bookmark for future reference. 

Don't have time to read, watch the short video instead.

Lastly, want get right to the numbers?  Click the chat bot bottom right hand corner to calculate your NetSuite price in real time.

Topics: NetSuite netsuite licensing
12 min read

The Ultimate Comparison: NetSuite vs Salesforce.com [Updated for 2020]

By Eric Smith on Jan 1, 2020 10:40:00 AM

This is the most comprehensive NetSuite vs Salesforce.com comparison guide on the web.

The best part?

I'm going to show you everything you need to consider when comparing NetSuite and Salesforce from a platform, application and ecosystem perspective.    

In short: if you want a single online resource to help you during your CRM or ERP evaluation this should be the one to bookmark for future reference. 

Let's get started.

4 min read

Industrial Manufacturing Case Study: Southern Rebar & Supplies

By Eric Smith on Dec 13, 2019 12:09:37 PM

One industrial manufacturer reduced its inventory levels by 40% within a few months of working with Cumula 3 Group to implement the NetSuite cloud enterprise resource planning solution.

Topics: Case Study
2 min read

10 Tips for Complying with Sales Tax Regulations

By Eric Smith on Jun 14, 2019 11:24:28 AM

Repost from Avalara

8 min read

NetSuite vs Great Plains: Which is best?

By Eric Smith on Apr 29, 2019 2:11:31 PM

The ERP selection process is tedious—and rightfully so. The system you choose will inevitably become the backbone of your business processes for years to come.

Select the right one, and you’ll be well on your way to being a more efficient business; choose the wrong one, and you’ll find yourself wrestling with all kinds of bottlenecks and complications. Worst case, you might run your business processes to a grinding halt.

Below we compare two well-known ERP providers: NetSuite vs Great Plains (Microsoft Dynamics GP). Each has its own strengths and weaknesses, with different competencies depending on business use-cases and implementation.

At the end of this article, you will gain better perspective on the NetSuite vs Great Plains debate and, hopefully, get one step closer to finding the right ERP software for your business.



Topics: NetSuite vs Competitor
7 min read

Ultimate Guide: Acumatica vs NetSuite: Which is best?

By Eric Smith on Apr 29, 2019 12:45:55 PM

Finding a suitable ERP solution is an important choice for emerging business—you’ll likely be married the solution of your choice for a long time. There’s no going back without incurring high costs and time consuming task of re-creating workflows, system integrations, training and more. In other words, choose wisely the first time around,

When choosing an ERP system, you need to figure out where your business is now and where you envision it in the next five to ten years. Going through this mental exercise will help you decide whether to invest for the long-term or simply go with the most affordable choice that passes your minimum requirements today.

Here we compare NetSuite vs Acumatica. These two ERP solutions have both been well received by their respective customer bases, but each has its own advantages and disadvantages. The objective of this article is to help you figure out which works best for your business.

Topics: NetSuite vs Competitor