Demand Planning: How to know it's time for a change

Posted by John Martinez, Practice Director on Jun 10, 2019 2:36:00 PM

In my experience, demand planning is many times put aside when implementing new systems. In many midmarket sized companies, planning for the purchase of product is often performed in Excel with information pulled together from sales history and tribal knowledge from the buyers themselves.  This makes the process easy to continue despite changing systems. 

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NetSuite How To: Add Dynamic Tracking Links for Unsupported Carriers onto Transaction Records

Posted by Sarah Meehan, Solutions Consultant on May 23, 2019 2:19:00 PM

NetSuite natively supports direct shipping integration with but UPS and FedEx, which allows users to print shipping labels for a wide variety of service levels for each carrier from within the NetSuite UI.  To expand upon those capabilities, NetSuite also supports the integration of third-parting shipping platforms that connect to hundreds of other carriers, such as USPS, DHL, and even LTL and large freight transportation providers.  These integrations allow for shipment information to be passed back into NetSuite automatically, however the standard functionality that converts UPS and FedEx tracking numbers into links does not work with any other carriers.

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Tags: NetSuite, NetSuite Partner, NetSuite How To's

Why it's Important to Choose the Right NetSuite Costing Method

Posted by John Martinez, Practice Director on May 20, 2019 12:04:08 PM

When choosing a costing method in NetSuite, each has benefits and some "gotcha’s" that can surprise you if you are not fully informed.  Some of these show up due to multiple locations and related to specific activities such as: transfer orders, cost roll-ups, inventory adjustments, and supply methods. 

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Tags: NetSuite How To's

NetSuite Costing Methods 101

Posted by John Martinez, Practice Director on May 8, 2019 4:49:41 PM

When choosing a costing method for your inventory it is very valuable to fully understand all of your options and the impact of such a decision. Things to consider when making this include the following:

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Tags: NetSuite, NetSuite How To's

The Secret to Sustaining Business Growth: From One Business Owner to Another

Posted by Tim Barry, Director of Business Development on Oct 18, 2018 4:28:33 PM

It’s tough running a growing business. 

I’ve been there.  You start out with a dream, then a vision.  You see an opportunity to make your mark in the world by helping people achieve ‘X’ in their lives.  You did the work to develop your product or service, and you know it is world class.  You analyzed the market potential and the sky is the limit.  So you look at all your investments, the 401(k) and get a 2nd mortgage on the house for a working capital line of credit. 

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Tags: Insider, ERP

What's next for Microsoft Dynamics Users?

Posted by Tim Barry, Director of Business Development on Oct 15, 2018 3:42:18 PM

 In November 2016, Microsoft announced Dynamics 365 Finance & Operations.

In April 2018, they announced Dynamics 365 Business Central.

So what does that mean for you? What’s next?

You’re currently running a legacy version of Microsoft Dynamics, and Microsoft is still supporting it – for now.

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Tags: Insider, ERP

[Infographic]: Evolution of NetSuite & Warehouse Management

Posted by Kristen Hoppe, Marketing Manager on Oct 2, 2018 12:59:58 PM

When you originally implemented NetSuite, you chose the best addons, integrations, and customizations for your business needs at that time. But are you able to stay competitive with the solutions you chose years ago? 

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Tags: Warehouse Management System (WMS)

What is ERP Analysis Paralysis Costing Your Company?

Posted by John Martinez, Practice Director on Oct 1, 2018 10:33:21 AM

Moving to a new ERP system is a big investment of time, money and resources. There’s no question about that. It’s only natural that decision makers want to take some time to ensure that they are getting the right solution for their business so that they can get the most ROI out of their investment. 

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Tags: ERP

Concentrus Commentary on Evan Goldberg's "Today, Tomorrow and the Next 20 Years for NetSuite"

Posted by John Martinez, Practice Director on Aug 17, 2018 4:27:24 PM

On Thursday, August 2nd, Evan Goldberg, the Founder of NetSuite and EVP of Development for Oracle NetSuite released the following video titled Today, Tomorrow, and the Next 20 Years for NetSuite. 

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Tags: NetSuite, NetSuite Partner, Company News

4 Things to Consider Before You Invest in a Warehouse Management System (WMS)

Posted by Joshua Smith, Solutions Consultant on Aug 15, 2018 12:53:21 PM

At Concentrus, we specialize in helping distributors with their own warehouse pick the best warehouse management system (WMS) to meet their business needs. As such, there are a few items that we recommend our clients consider to determine if they even need a WMS, and if so, what kind of features they should be looking for. 

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Tags: Wholesale Distribution, Warehouse Management System (WMS)

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