Discrete Manufacturing ERP Software Comparison for the Automotive Industry, MS SQL Server

A comprehensive independent review of Discrete Manufacturing ERP software systems for the Automotive Industry on the MS SQL Server. Below you will find an easy to navigate matrix comparing general data (e.g. price, financing options etc), materials management, sales order management, financial, production, supply chain, and customer management and any additional capabilities each vendor might provide. Click on the links to dive deeper into each vendor's software, or request a Free Demo to get more hands on experience.

  General Data
  Product NameEnterpriseIQSYSPROEpicor ERPSage ERP X3NetSuite ERPE2 Shop SystemGlobal Shop SolutionsECi M1MAX ERP
  Version2015.17.010.007Always Current7.22015.
  Price Range$50K- $2M$25K-500K onsite$4K -500K$2600/ user-$10K-100K$5K-200K$5K-500K$10K-250K$5K -35K
  Financing OptionsLease, Financing, Leasing Options, SubscriptionLease, Owner Financing, SubscriptionLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownOwner Financing, Lease to ownSubscriptionFinancing, Leasing OptionsFinancing, Leasing OptionsLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownLease, Financing
  User Range5-Unlimited4-10001-2000+20-1000+10+unlimited1-3003-10001-5005-150+
  Multi SiteYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
  Multi NationalyesYes, 60+ Countries YesYesYesYesYesAU, NZ,US,CA,UK.Yes
  ArchitectureSOA, .NETSOA, XML, WebserviceSOA SAAS, MultitenantClient/ServerSOASOA, .NET.NET
  Database PlatformMS SQL Server, Oracle, ODBC Compliant, Cloud-Based (Saas), Amazon Web services (Cloud)MS SQL Server, Other, Cloud-Based (Saas), Universally Compatible w/all Data Base PlatformsMS SQL Server, Cloud-Based (Saas), MAC OSMS SQL Server, Oracle, Cloud-Based (Saas)MS SQL Server, Progress, IBM DB2, Other, Oracle, ODBC Compliant, Proprietary`, Customized per Client, Pervasive, Power, Sage ProvideX, Sybase, Cloud-Based (Saas), PostgreSQL, MS SQL Express, abas Open Object Oriented Database, MS Access, IBM UniData/UniVerse, Universally Compatible w/all Data Base Platforms, Quickbooks, Salesforce, Multi-Tenant SAAS on the SalesForce CloudMS SQL Server, MS SQL ExpressMS SQL Server, ODBC CompliantMS SQL Server, IBM DB2, OtherMS SQL Server, Quickbooks
  Server OSLinux, Windows, Unix, .NETWindowsLinux, Windows, UnixLinux, Windows, UnixMac OS, Windows, Unix, Novell NetwareWindowsWindowsWindowsWindows
  Materials Management
   Inventory Control    Inventory Management    Advanced Material Mgmt.    Inventory Control    Multi-location Inventory for Distributor    Data Collection    Bar Coding    Advanced Inventory Mgmt    Inventory Control  
   Vendor Managed Inventory    Lot Traceability    Bar Coding        Advanced Shipping    Bar Coding    Bill of Materials    Inventory Management    Lot and Serial Tracking  
   Wireless Warehouse Management System        Handheld        Bin Management    Bill Of Materials    Data Collection    M1 Calculators    Master Scheduling  
           Material Handler Interface        Order Promising    Handheld / Pocketview    Inventory Control        Material Requirement Planning  
           Material Movement        Real-Time Sustem    Inventory Control    Inventory Management        Repetitive Manufacturing  
           Prioritize Orders        Return Materials Authorization    Inventory Management    Materials Purchasing          
           Sales Order Allocation            Lot and Serial Control    Materials Solutions          
                       Material Management     Physical Inventory          
                           Wireless System          
  Sales Order Management
   Packing Slip & Shipping Management    Document Flow Mgmt.    Order Management    Purchasing Management    Automated Order Processing    Order Entry    Complete Order Management    Advanced Bill of Materials    Advanced Forecast  
   Quoting and Estimating    Ecommerce Shopping Cart    Sales Management    RF Warehousing    Automated Payments    Quoting / Estimating    Demand Management    Estimating & Quote Mgmt.    Quoting and Estimating  
   Sales Orders    Point Of Sale    Demand Management    Sales Monitoring    One Click Purchase Orders    Vender Returns    Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)    Lead Management    Sales Order and Processing  
       Report Writer    Electronic Data Interchange        Order Management        Invoice Order History    Project Mgmt      
       Return Mgmt    Estimate / Quote Mgmt.        Procure-to-Pay Purchasing        Order Enrty          
       Sales Analysis    Storefront        Real Time Order Status        Quoting & Estimating          
       Sales Orders            Self-Service Vendor Center        Return Merchandise Authorization          
                   Shipping Integration        Sales & Service Management          
                   Streamlined Receiving        Shipping Logistics          
  Financial Management
   Financial Overview    Budget Management    General Ledger    Business Intelligence    General Ledger, Payables & Receivables    Accounts Payable    Accounts Payable    General Ledger    Fixed Asset Management  
   General Ledger    Accounts Payable    Accounts Payable    Data Collection    Financial Summary    Accounts Receivable    Accounts Receivable    Accounts Payable    General Ledger  
   Finanacial Reporting    Accounts Receivable    Accounts Receivable    Financial Overview    Advanced Billing    Budgeting / Cashflow    Business Intelligence    Accounts Receivable    Lean Tools / Lean Vouchering  
   Accounts Payable    Activity Based Costing    Multi-Cureancy / Company        Amortization Schedules    Executive Overview    Cash Flow    Multi-Currency    Multi-Currency  
   Accounts Receivable    Tax Management    Financial Mgmt Overview        Multi-currency Transactions    General Ledger    Financial Management    Payroll    Multiple Cost Sets  
   Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)    Assests Register    Tax Connect        Project Accounting    Payroll    Fixed Assets        Payables Management  
       Payroll    Cash / Asset Mgmt        Revenue Recognition    QuickBooks    General Ledger        Receivables Management  
       Analytics    Global Engines                International Accounting        Human Resources  
                           Multi-Currency Management          
                           Payroll Management          
  Production Management
   Bill of Manufacture (BOM)    Bill of Materials    Production Mgmt     Discrete Manufacturing    Advanced Multi-location Inventory    Advanced Scheduling    Advanced Production Scheduling    Job Management    Lean Tools / Consolidated Planning  
   Engineering Change Order    Engineering Change Control    Advanced Production    Process Manufacturing    Aseembly Management    Job Management    Engineer-to-Order    M1 SFE Shop floor Entry    Engineering Change Order  
   Manufacturing & Production Reporting     Factory Documentation    Advanced Quality Mgmt        Work Order Management    Order Costing     Lean Manufacturing    Order Managent    Labor Tracking  
   MES    Cost Tracking    Job Management            Quality Management    Management Solutions    Product Configurator    Lean Capabilities  
   Material & Capacity Requirements Planning    Planning and Scheduling    Lean Manufacturing            Rapid Documentation    Production Configurator    Quality / Warranty    Lean Tools / Labor Tracking  
   Production Overview    Projects and Contracts    Manufacturing Execution Systm.            Shipping    Project Management    Scheduling    MAX Visual Shop Scheduler  
   Quality Management    Quality Mgmt    Planning & Scheduling            Shop Floor Control    Quality Control        Shop Floor Control  
   Real Time Monitoring    Quotations    Planning and Scheduling                Quality Tracking        Subcontract Processing  
       Requirements Planning    Product Data Management                Shop Floor Control          
       Shop Clock                              
  Supply Chain Management
   Capable to Promise    EDI Solution    Supply Chain Mgmt.        Supply Chain Overview    Advanced Scheduling    Advanced Planning and Scheduling    Purchasing Mgmt.    Bar Coding  
   Demand Planning    Freight Calculator    Inventory Management            Demand Forecasting    Forecasting Trust    Purchasing RFQ    Backflush by Operation  
   Materials Ordering    Inventory Forecasting    Purchase Management            Executive Overview    Shipping & Receiving Management    Shipping Mgmt.    Purchasing Control  
   Outsource Central     Shipping Mgmt    Shipping & Receiving            Inventory Management    Supplier Relationship Management         Subcontract Processing  
           Sourcing            Purchasing / Receiving    Supply Chain Manager        Supplier Kanban  
           Supplier Relationship Mgmt.                          
           Warehouse Management                          
  Customer Relationship Management
   Customer Relationship Management (CRM)    Contact Management    Customer Relations Overview    CRM    Incentive Management    CRM    Customer & Prospect Management    Call Management    Customer Service Portal  
       CRM for Syspro    Campaign Connect        Job and Project Tracking    Sales Forecasting    Customer Relationship Management    Contact Manager      
           Case Management        Partner Relationship    WebView    Sales Forecasting          
           Customer Relationship Management        Sales Order Management        Sales Opportunity & Marketing Management           
           Informatin Worker        Self Service Customer Portal        Service Management          
           Lead / Opportunity Mgmt        Website                  
           Mobile Connect                          
           Service Management                          
  Additional Capabilities
   Payroll Processing    Document Mgmt    Cloud Deployment    Multi-Channel Retail and Direct Marketing    Real Time Dashboards    Time and Attendance    Business Web    Document Mgmt    Exact Synergy  
   Work Force Management    Espresso Mobile    Compliance Overview    Wholesale Distribution    Security    Crystal Reports    Crystal Reports    Human Resources    Exact Event Manager  
           Composite Applications            Data Conversions    Data Conversion    M1 WebGear Interface      
           Composite Applications            Document Control    Document Control    System Security      
           Document Mgmt            QuickView    Global Application Builder    Unlimited View      
           Enterprise Content Mgmt                Online System / Time and Attendance          
           Enterprise Performance Mgmt                          
           Epicor Everywhere FrameworkEpicor Everywhere Frame                          
           Global Business Mgmt                          
           Human Capital Mgmt.                          
           ICE Business Architecture                          
           Product Data Mgmt                          
           Service Mgmt. Overview                          
           Social Enterprise                          
           Subscription Services                          
           Web 2.0                          
  Services Support
   IQMS EnterpriseIQ Training Programs     STARS    Business Process Outsourcing        Customer Care    Account Manager    FastRESPONSE    Services & Support    Training and Education  
   IQMS Professional Services and Consulting    Support    Epicor Consulting        NetSuite Central    Classroom Training    Global Shop Solutions Consulting        Customer Support  
   IQMS Technical Support    Training and Education    Hosting Services        Site Consultation    E-Learning    Global Shop Solutions University        Consultation Services  
   Software Updates and Maintenance Program        Learning & Educational Services            Onsite and ISO Consulting    Learning & Educational Services          
           Managed Services            Phone Support    Training Strategies           
           Professional Services                          
           Subscription Services                          

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