NetSuite ERP for
Get a grip on production processes, insight into cost and margin and into optimal deployment of people and equipment.
From comprehensive support of planning, production orders and workfloor integration through to backflushing
As a food producer, you must have the flexibility to capitalise on trends and market demand. Margins are under pressure, but that doesn’t mean you can stop innovating. Optimal alignment of that force field is essential in order to continue to grow. This is made possible by your entrepreneurial instinct in the food production sector in combination with the functional and technological possibilities of FoodQloud: NetSuite ERP for food manufacturing.
FoodQloud offers total support for your production process, from planning to execution, over more than one site. That gives you the grip you require on production processes, insight into cost and margin and into optimal deployment of people and equipment. Welcome in all those demanding customers!
THE NETSUITE PLATFORM
NetSuite, a complete cloud-based business software system, is built to support companies, from start-ups to the larger multinationals. All essential functionalities are available in one solution, including ERP, Supply Chain Management, e-Commerce, Business Intelligence, CRM and HRM. Upgrades are seamlessly carried out in the cloud, without the need for cumbersome projects.
NETSUITE INTERCOMPANY ERP
NetSuite ERP is engineered to scale with businesses as they grow and to streamline mission-critical processes. In turn, this allows them to continue focusing on what they do best and to react to new market opportunities swiftly and confidently. From advanced financials to inventory management to supply chain management to billing and beyond, NetSuite ERP gives companies the tools they need to accelerate growth and drive innovation.
NetSuite CRM offers a real-time, 360-degree picture of your customer base and a seamless flow of information during a client’s entire lifecycle. From suspect to prospect, lead client order, order handling to up-selling, cross-selling and customer service. All in one app. Alongside traditional CRM functionality such as SFA, customer service management and the automation of marketing, NetSuite CRM also offers the option of centrally managing quotes, order control, commissions, sales projections and integrated e-commerce activity.
NetSuite Business Intelligence offers a set of 300 standard KPIs, real-time dashboards, reports and analysis opportunities for each and every integrated process within the software suite. This enables your users to identify new opportunities and trends as well as establish the root cause of certain issues. In this way, business processes and the efficiency of individual roles can be optimised.
NETSUITE FOOD REFERENCES
Are you curious to learn more about the experience of other food companies with NetSuite?
PB2 evaluated several ERP systems, including SAP, but chose NetSuite for its cloud-based capabilities and scalability. Using the visibility NetSuite provides, PB2 has cut inventory waste from 8% to 2%, significantly improved the cost of goods and driven profitable processes around cash management.
Vegan food manufacturer Daring Foods turned to NetSuite to help run the business more effectively. NetSuite has enabled them to really automate and centralise a lot of key business functions, including accounting, financial reporting, stock management and customer relationship management.
Land O’Lakes is a well-known producer of butter- and cheese products. In order to work more efficiently with their partners and reduce manual operations they opted for NetSuite cloud ERP.
“NetSuite is the heart of our organization, it’s the centerpoint. It’s key for us that NetSuite has that flexibility and we don’t have to look at three or four separate systems to understand what’s going on.”
NetSuite manufacturing ERP: from Start- Ups up to Multi-Nationals
NetSuite is a scalable ERP soltion for food manufacturing companies and allows you to choose from multiple scenarios. Do you want to start small? Choose Work Orders and Assembly as a base solution. Expand with Work in Progress (WIP) and Routings. And if you are an extremely demanding manufacturer with complex processes, than Advanced Manufacturing is your ideal starting point. The stairway below is an example of how scalable the application is.
FOODQLOUD NETSUITE ERP APPS
NetSuite is a generic application that can be tailored to the specific needs of an industry, company or even an end-user with the help of apps. There are hundreds of NetSuite certified apps available in the official NetSuite App-store. Some of these apps are created by NetSuite and some are created by partners. FoodQloud develops their own food specific apps for NetSuite and collaborates with preferred partners in order to tackle specific requirements.
This module contains a bundle of functionalities that is essential to most food and beverage companies.
Advanced Inventory Status
Manage inventory levels and permissions based on quality where inventory status is leading factor.
Calculate & Register (returnable) packaging per item or per order, both in- and outbound. Includes two ways: Tight packaging and Loose packaging. Including Packaging Balance (search).
Certificate Management and External Documents
Register and check on valid certificates and external documents per vendor. F.E. BRC-certificate, Bill of Lading (as document).
Add default sales costs (charges) to sales order transactions.
Use vendor or customer (group) specific listing at order entry. Based on either historic transactions or fixed lists. Check on private label items. Users can either choose to show an assortment list based on manual input (the user creates the list in the customer/vendor entity record) or based on historical transactions.
FoodQloud Product Specifications
An essential ERP module for all food manufacturing companies. FoodQloud – Product Specifications helps you to manage product specifications, ingredient declarations and packaging tax.
Calculate and distribute complete food declaration. Which includes ingredients, allergens and packaging per item (including version management). By linking directly to the Item numbers and the Production Bill of Material (BOM), you are guaranteed that there is only one version of the truth. Just define your BOM structure, enter your raw materials specifications and FoodQloud – Product Specifications takes care of the rest. This will save you valuable time with regards to maintenance.
Report which displays the primary, secondary and tertiary packaging material. Based on outbound transactions and the product specification.
- Set up of country specific tax rates per material
- Calculation of packaging materials sold in kg per country
- Report showing tax to be paid per country, per material, per item, in total
- Exclude trade items sold in same country as vendor country
NetSuite SuiteCommerce B2B and B2C webshops
E-commerce is becoming an integral component of running the business for an increasing number of food companies. The omni-channel NetSuite module called SuiteCommerce enables companies to develop integrated buyers’ journeys from previously distinctly separate sales channels. A combination of online and offline. For B2B, B2C or a combination of both.
The module connects E-Commerce and physical points of sale in stores with order management, inventory management, marketing, bookkeeping and customer service.
Optimize your warehouse activities with NetSuite WMS. Completely integrated with NetSuite ERP. Does your warehouse operation demand more extensive functionalities? No problem. We have a selection of 3rd party NetSuite WMS add-ons that can tackle your issues available.
WHAT DIFFERENTIATES NETSUITE FROM OTHER FOOD ERP SOLUTIONS?
- NetSuite FoodQloud is a complete ERP solution in the cloud and not just a collection of accounting functionalities.
- NetSuite uses the same core data for their out-of-the-box ERP, BI, CRM and e-Commerce.
- NetSuite allows you to consolidate and report in real-time over multiple (international) subsidiaries and drill-down into details.
- NetSuite is a born in the cloud multi tenant (public) solution with an installed base of 26.000 clients since 1998. NetSuite has the capacity (the number of customers and servers worldwide) to offer the application in a public cloud. Smaller providers can only run the application on their own server or at a third party.
- Version management: with NetSuite you are always on the latest release (free automatic upgrades). With smaller providers you never know when a new version will be released and you have to pay extra for having an upgrade performed.
- It is super easy for all users to add custom fields in NetSuite. NetSuite offers an intuitive graphical workflow, easy form customizations and a large partner ecosystem of ready to use solutions.
- No more vendor lock-ins: if, in the unlikely case, you are dissatisfied with a NetSuite partner, you can easily move to another partner. Including your customization.
Because only a 100% solution is good enough.