Narvar vs. NetSuite ERP

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Narvar
Score 8.6 out of 10
N/A
Narvar, headquartered in San Francisco, offers their post-purchase oriented customer experience platform, providing shipment tracking, customer pick up options, notifications, and purchase return capabilities and features.N/A
NetSuite ERP
Score 8.0 out of 10
N/A
NetSuite is a suite of ERP and accounting modules which is sold in various editions aimed at different size customers. The multi-country, multi-currency version is an additional module called OneWorld. Netsuite is a SaaS system and is not offered in an on-premise edition.N/A
Pricing
NarvarNetSuite ERP
Editions & Modules
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
NarvarNetSuite ERP
Free Trial
NoNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional DetailsUsers subscribe to NetSuite for an annual license fee. The license is made up of three main components: core platform, optional modules and the number of users. There is also a one-time implementation fee for initial setup. New modules and users and can be added as a business grows.
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Features
NarvarNetSuite ERP
Payroll Management
Comparison of Payroll Management features of Product A and Product B
Narvar
-
Ratings
NetSuite ERP
1.1
15 Ratings
147% below category average
Pay calculation00 Ratings1.013 Ratings
Benefit plan administration00 Ratings1.010 Ratings
Direct deposit files00 Ratings1.39 Ratings
Customization
Comparison of Customization features of Product A and Product B
Narvar
-
Ratings
NetSuite ERP
9.0
74 Ratings
21% above category average
API for custom integration00 Ratings9.064 Ratings
Plug-ins00 Ratings9.247 Ratings
Security
Comparison of Security features of Product A and Product B
Narvar
-
Ratings
NetSuite ERP
9.0
81 Ratings
9% above category average
Single sign-on capability00 Ratings9.062 Ratings
Role-based user permissions00 Ratings8.980 Ratings
Reporting & Analytics
Comparison of Reporting & Analytics features of Product A and Product B
Narvar
-
Ratings
NetSuite ERP
8.9
72 Ratings
24% above category average
Dashboards00 Ratings8.971 Ratings
Standard reports00 Ratings8.970 Ratings
Custom reports00 Ratings8.970 Ratings
General Ledger and Configurable Accounting
Comparison of General Ledger and Configurable Accounting features of Product A and Product B
Narvar
-
Ratings
NetSuite ERP
7.5
252 Ratings
2% below category average
Accounts payable00 Ratings8.3246 Ratings
Accounts receivable00 Ratings8.3228 Ratings
Global Financial Support00 Ratings9.126 Ratings
Primary and Secondary Ledgers00 Ratings9.228 Ratings
Journals and Reconciliations00 Ratings8.941 Ratings
Configurable Accounting00 Ratings9.235 Ratings
Standardized Processes00 Ratings9.137 Ratings
Inventory Management
Comparison of Inventory Management features of Product A and Product B
Narvar
-
Ratings
NetSuite ERP
8.7
48 Ratings
10% above category average
Inventory tracking00 Ratings9.647 Ratings
Automatic reordering00 Ratings8.428 Ratings
Location management00 Ratings9.135 Ratings
Order Management
Comparison of Order Management features of Product A and Product B
Narvar
-
Ratings
NetSuite ERP
8.4
201 Ratings
8% above category average
Pricing00 Ratings8.853 Ratings
Order entry00 Ratings8.3197 Ratings
Credit card processing00 Ratings8.237 Ratings
Cost of goods sold00 Ratings8.448 Ratings
Order Orchestration00 Ratings9.221 Ratings
Subledger and Financial Process
Comparison of Subledger and Financial Process features of Product A and Product B
Narvar
-
Ratings
NetSuite ERP
7.1
194 Ratings
4% below category average
Billing Management00 Ratings8.4183 Ratings
Cash and Asset Management00 Ratings9.127 Ratings
Travel & Expense Management00 Ratings7.931 Ratings
Budgetary Control & Encumbrance Accounting00 Ratings8.327 Ratings
Period Close00 Ratings9.135 Ratings
Project Financial Management
Comparison of Project Financial Management features of Product A and Product B
Narvar
-
Ratings
NetSuite ERP
6.2
32 Ratings
20% below category average
Budgeting and Forecasting00 Ratings5.826 Ratings
Project Costing00 Ratings5.823 Ratings
Cost Capture00 Ratings5.822 Ratings
Capital Project Management00 Ratings4.014 Ratings
Customer Contract Compliance00 Ratings9.213 Ratings
Project Revenue Recognition00 Ratings6.522 Ratings
Project Execution Management
Comparison of Project Execution Management features of Product A and Product B
Narvar
-
Ratings
NetSuite ERP
4.0
17 Ratings
53% below category average
Project Planning and Scheduling00 Ratings8.314 Ratings
Task Insight for Project Managers00 Ratings3.311 Ratings
Project Mobile Functionality00 Ratings3.010 Ratings
Definable Resource Pools00 Ratings3.68 Ratings
Grants Management
Comparison of Grants Management features of Product A and Product B
Narvar
-
Ratings
NetSuite ERP
3.1
12 Ratings
84% below category average
Award Lifecycle Management00 Ratings3.57 Ratings
Procurement
Comparison of Procurement features of Product A and Product B
Narvar
-
Ratings
NetSuite ERP
3.3
19 Ratings
72% below category average
Bids Analyzed and Compared00 Ratings3.58 Ratings
Contract Authoring00 Ratings2.010 Ratings
Contract Repository00 Ratings3.58 Ratings
Requisitions-to-Purchase Orders Integrated00 Ratings3.613 Ratings
Supplier Management00 Ratings9.313 Ratings
Risk Management
Comparison of Risk Management features of Product A and Product B
Narvar
-
Ratings
NetSuite ERP
3.1
11 Ratings
72% below category average
Risk Repository00 Ratings3.58 Ratings
Control Management00 Ratings2.011 Ratings
Control Efficiency Assessments00 Ratings3.57 Ratings
Issue Detection00 Ratings3.58 Ratings
Remediation and Certification00 Ratings3.58 Ratings
Logistics
Comparison of Logistics features of Product A and Product B
Narvar
-
Ratings
NetSuite ERP
3.0
17 Ratings
79% below category average
Transportation Planning and Optimization00 Ratings2.89 Ratings
Transportation Execution Management00 Ratings2.88 Ratings
Trade and Customs Management00 Ratings2.88 Ratings
Fulfillment Management00 Ratings9.214 Ratings
Warehouse Workforce Management00 Ratings2.511 Ratings
Manufacturing
Comparison of Manufacturing features of Product A and Product B
Narvar
-
Ratings
NetSuite ERP
8.7
16 Ratings
14% above category average
Production Process Design00 Ratings8.312 Ratings
Production Management00 Ratings8.314 Ratings
Configuration Management00 Ratings9.210 Ratings
Work Execution00 Ratings9.212 Ratings
Manufacturing Costs00 Ratings8.314 Ratings
Supply Chain
Comparison of Supply Chain features of Product A and Product B
Narvar
-
Ratings
NetSuite ERP
7.6
129 Ratings
3% above category average
Forecasting00 Ratings7.317 Ratings
Inventory Planning00 Ratings7.4126 Ratings
Performance Monitoring00 Ratings8.314 Ratings
Product Lifecycle Management
Comparison of Product Lifecycle Management features of Product A and Product B
Narvar
-
Ratings
NetSuite ERP
3.8
13 Ratings
63% below category average
Proposal Management00 Ratings2.610 Ratings
Product Master Data Management00 Ratings3.29 Ratings
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User Ratings
NarvarNetSuite ERP
Likelihood to Recommend
8.3
(5 ratings)
8.6
(350 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
-
(0 ratings)
9.2
(49 ratings)
Usability
-
(0 ratings)
8.6
(232 ratings)
Availability
-
(0 ratings)
9.0
(16 ratings)
Performance
-
(0 ratings)
8.0
(15 ratings)
Support Rating
8.0
(1 ratings)
7.1
(216 ratings)
In-Person Training
-
(0 ratings)
7.3
(2 ratings)
Online Training
-
(0 ratings)
6.4
(10 ratings)
Implementation Rating
-
(0 ratings)
6.5
(17 ratings)
Configurability
-
(0 ratings)
8.7
(5 ratings)
Ease of integration
-
(0 ratings)
7.3
(3 ratings)
Product Scalability
-
(0 ratings)
9.0
(8 ratings)
Vendor post-sale
-
(0 ratings)
4.8
(2 ratings)
Vendor pre-sale
-
(0 ratings)
5.0
(1 ratings)
User Testimonials
NarvarNetSuite ERP
Likelihood to Recommend
Narvar
If you're not on a platform that has a branded post-purchase landing page or in-email estimated delivery date script, Narvar provides this experience. It's a nice-to-have for any brand that wants to provide a seamless, branded shopping experience for their customers. Narvar's grown rapidly and it seems they are increasing costs, which may be prohibitive and hard to justify for smaller companies.
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NetSuite
Really in this hybrid environment, being up in the cloud and being able to securely access the data and work from anywhere, I think it's a real game changer for my team. So I really like the fact that NetSuite keeps up with security features and allows users to access it from anywhere.
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Pros
Narvar
  • Narvar offered us a turn-key solution that we had up and running in less than a month.
  • Narvar offered several out of the box widgets (solutions) to help build/customize content (calendar view, milestone icons, SMS messaging and personalize content based on items purchased).
  • Narvar's solution is scalable/expandable to include returns (once we are ready).
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NetSuite
  • NetSuite does analytics very well.
  • They do reporting very well. I love the ability to have control over how the information flows through my NetSuite, my user roles, and my responsibilities. I can assign certain tasks to certain people, and they do that and then also have the control to approve that and make sure it's done correctly.
  • Just being able to drill down into a particular GL account or into a particular line item and see what really makes that up and what's driving our certain costs.
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Cons
Narvar
  • Pricing is much more expensive than competitors.
  • UI Design is often lacking.
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NetSuite
  • Honestly, right now, my biggest pain point is kind of our own doing, but I would appreciate a little bit more support and help in the area of performance management and kind of understanding how our application is built, what are the best choices for customizing or solving a problem in terms of performance, because our company is rather large, we have a lot of data coming in and out, and that has been an issue for us recently.
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Likelihood to Renew
Narvar
No answers on this topic
NetSuite
NetSuite is able to cover all of our needs, spanning multiple departments and managerial levels. We use it daily for a multitude of functions, including creating promotions, estimating inventory, pulling historical reports, forecasting sales, and more. Overall, we're very satisfied with NetSuite as an ERP solution and recommend it to medium to large businesses.
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Usability
Narvar
No answers on this topic
NetSuite
I have given this rating due to below use cases: - Order Management - Advanced Revenue Management - Invoicing - Automated Billing - Inbound and Outbound Integrations with applications such as Salesforce, Zip, Stripe, Mavenlink, Avalara, Floquast - Project management and billing - Training -Customer Support - Knowledge Article Support
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Reliability and Availability
Narvar
No answers on this topic
NetSuite
It has been very reliable. I can only think of 1-2 times in 4.5 years that we have had issues getting in, and in each case were able to get back in within 1 hour. There has not been a major downtime
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Performance
Narvar
No answers on this topic
NetSuite
Most of the time the performance is very good. Pages load in a few seconds; financial reports take less than 5 seconds; basic searches take a few seconds. But performance can be sporadic throughout the day and cause the run time to triple.
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Support Rating
Narvar
Once it's set up, it doesn't require much support. We used to have quarterly or bi-annual touch bases with an account person to review our rating and customer usage but haven't heard from them in a while - either because we're too small or they got rid of this interaction. Can't say we miss it though because we can see our rating and feedback, and there is only so much you can do within the confines of the platform without adding on new functionality.
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NetSuite
The account rep changes quite often, which requires restarting. Suite Answers is a very good tool but can be hard to use for somebody who is not fully confident with Netsuite. Asking questions that are not already answered in Suite Answers can be rough. Training is readily available, but most of the time stays on the surface and doesn't answer medium to more advanced questions.
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In-Person Training
Narvar
No answers on this topic
NetSuite
I had in person training for a day when first got the software. The training was good. The challenge was that there was a large gap between training and when we went live so we forgot quite a lot
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Online Training
Narvar
No answers on this topic
NetSuite
Online training is quite strong. I have used for specific pieces of functionality.However it is not sufficient in all areas.
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Implementation Rating
Narvar
No answers on this topic
NetSuite
I felt NetSuite Professional Services did an excellent job of guiding us in the implementation. I also felt our internal teams were a little resistant to the change and engagement of new software. Had we performed better engaging and buying into the new software, I would be able to rate the implementation better. Therefore, the lower number should not be viewed as a deficiency with the software or the professional services teams, but as an reminder of how important complete buy-in from the local users is.
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Alternatives Considered
Narvar
At the time, Narvar had no other competitors to my knowledge. We looked at building this functionality in house which had a 3 month estimate. Everyone involved happily welcomed the tool.
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NetSuite
Well, the reason why I'm with NetSuite is because obviously it beats out those other options quite considerably. It gave us the whole ecosystem that gave us everything we needed. I didn't need a dedicated administrator whose full-time job is to deal with it like our current system would need to really be useful. I can find people or train people how to use it right away. So for us, that really beats it out compared to the Sage and QuickBooks where we were looking at it from a perspective of, yeah, we can find people who are experts in those fields. They don't scale up to the size that we need as we're going to really quickly go from R&D company into doing tens of millions of dollars a year in revenue and activities. So that's where it beats us out over say Sage or QuickBooks is it's got that complete scalability. We can go to multiple subsidiaries, foreign currency, not a problem. It's got that full functionality.
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Scalability
Narvar
No answers on this topic
NetSuite
We have been able to scale our business 25X without any major overhaul with Netsuite. Its dashboard setup makes onboarding new employees very easy and allows data to be shared across multiple offices. Its cloud setup does not put any pressure on IT to scale servers or other infrastructure. We have been able to become much more efficient in all aspects of the business.
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Return on Investment
Narvar
  • Not sure we could attribute ROI to this tool.
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NetSuite
  • Positive impact, again, it's our source of truth, so we are able to not have questions about how much money we have in the bank or do we have enough material to build this job. Being able to know those things immediately is super valuable.
  • I mean it's the grease that skids the wheels that gets us to accomplish the things that we do in our business.
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