March 4, 2013
/PRNewswire/ -- NetSuite Inc. (NYSE: N), the industry's leading provider of
suites, today announced that sustainable packaging solutions provider BioPak has switched to NetSuite to support strong business growth of an average of 176 percent year-on-year for the past four years. BioPak replaced Sage CRM, MYOB and other applications and spreadsheets with NetSuite OneWorld to provide a complete cloud-based business management solution to better manage its global financials, inventory, order management, CRM, eCommerce, third-party warehouse partnerships and other core business processes—all with minimal in-house IT resources. For more information on NetSuite OneWorld, please visit
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NetSuite enables several major areas of improvement for BioPak. NetSuite's easy customisation allowed BioPak to create a range of automated business tools, including a carbon tax calculator that computes its greenhouse gas emissions to maintain a carbon neutral status, as well as a least-cost freight calculator that computes the cheapest freight costs in real-time. BioPak also plans to launch a B2B online store in 2013, to allow business customers to purchase its plant-based packaging solutions online at any time.
Founded in 2006,
-based BioPak designs, produces and distributes plant-based, biodegradable and compostable packaging solutions across
, shipping out 25 to 30 million total items per month. Its biggest market is coffee cups, which it ships approximately ten million units of a month. Increasingly, it also supplies other industries turning to sustainable packaging, including the electronics, medical and whitegoods sectors. A regional pioneer of sustainable packaging, BioPak's 176 percent year-on-year growth for the past four years led to a FY2012 turnover of
, and a ranking as the eighth-fastest growing company in the BRW Fast 100 in 2012.
This rapid growth strained BioPak's MYOB small business software, which required additional manual spreadsheets. After reviewing enterprise on-premise ERP solutions from SAP, Microsoft and Exactus, BioPak quickly realised the scalability benefits of NetSuite's cloud-based business management suite to support its future expansion plans both regionally and globally. NetSuite also proved to be far more cost effective and much less complex than the on-premise solutions BioPak reviewed.