Case Study - GetGeared


E-commerce-based mail order company founded in 2003, with a retail outlet added in 2008 in Leatherhead, Surrey, UK.


Retail (motorcycle helmets, clothing, parts and accessories)


  • Upgrade the systems infrastructure of the business to allow for growth
  • Reduce business risk
  • Improve management control

Software switched from:

  • Actinic
  • Proprietary
  • Quickbooks

Other software considered:

  • Actinic Enterprise
  • Venda
  • Red
  • ePages
  • SAP Business One
  • Proprietary integrations

The Results:

With the help of NetSuite, GetGeared, an SME with 10 employees and a £2m annual turnover, has set itself up to be the best possible e-commerce operation to serve the two million motorcycle enthusiasts in the UK.

The initial aim is to reach £5m turnover, with 25 employees. “If NetSuite can do that without bankrupting us, we are on to a winner – and we certainly believe the system will deliver,” says Braun.

BlueBridge One’s expertise allowed us to achieve more from the solution with fairly modest levels of investment
Georg Braun - Managing Director