ERP for Consulting Firms

NetSuite's complete ERP and PSA solution integrates project management with your accounting, sales and payroll functions – helping you increase billable hours, reduce administrative effort and build a more agile firm.

Boost Project Profitability with NetSuite ERP & PSA Software

As a consulting firm, people are at the core of your business.

With labour accounting for the bulk of your cost structure, utilizing project resources to their fullest capacity is critical to growing your business. Streamlining your back-end processes has a direct impact on your ability to deliver successful projects and keep your clients happy.

For consistent results, you need real-time project data that’s connected to financials and sales. But that’s not easy to achieve with disparate systems.

An integrated ERP and PSA (Professional Services Automation) solution helps you meet this challenge, so you can spend less time on administrative tasks, while increasing billable hours, project profitability and client satisfaction.

Consulting firms that use ERP and PSA see measurable results, including:

  • 17% increase in year-over-year professional services revenue growth
  • 4% increase in billable utilization
  • $56,000 increase in revenue per project on average
  • 25–75% reduction in invoicing costs

Streamline Your Consulting Firm with ERP + PSA

To grow your firm, you need to do more than just deliver quality projects.

NetSuite's complete ERP and PSA solution enables you to streamline project delivery and reduce administrative effort in billing, sales and resource management. Increasing efficiency on both sides of the business leads to increased revenue, higher margins and lower costs.

Interested in growing your consulting firm? Here’s how a NetSuite solution helps:


Increase project profitability

Accurately capture time and expenses against projects as the costs are incurred to reduce leakage and get a true picture of project performance.


Improve resource utilization

Get total visibility into staff skills and active projects to ensure you’re assigning the right resources to the right projects – and making the most of your team’s billable time.


Achieve higher realized bill rates

Set your projects up for success using historical data to create more accurate project quotes. Then monitor costs in real-time to proactively manage risk and experience fewer project overruns.


Plan your book of business

Manage your capacity plan more effectively with a complete view of upcoming projects, resource allocation and financial forecasts.


Boost cash flow

Fuel your finances with automated billing processes that lower administrative costs and speed up collection time.


Boost client satisfaction

Give your clients the best experience by assigning the most compatible resources based on skill set, experience and availability.

How does PSA software help small to mid-size firms?

Find out in our free guide to buying professional services automation software.

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What Our Customers Are Saying...

Working with ProjectLine has been amazing for us in that they helped us bring all of our teams together quite quickly, kept things very simple for us and helped us onboard the system in bite-size pieces so it’s actually felt manageable.
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Finding an ERP partner that could understand our needs seemed like a challenge until we met the ProjectLine team. Not only do they understand our business, but they’ve demonstrated that they can provide a suitable solution.
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ProjectLine...Your Local NetSuite Partner

Selecting a new business management system is no easy decision, but you don’t have to do it alone.

At ProjectLine, our top priority is finding the right ERP solution to help your business run smoothly, not just today, but 10 years from now. We leverage our industry knowledge from working with other consulting firms just like yours to recommend an ERP solution that considers your culture as well as your business needs.

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