Independent Review of Industrial Distribution ERP Software for Automotive. Free Demos.

Below you will find a comprehensive independent review and comparison of Industrial Distribution ERP software for Automotive industry. We provide 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 NameSYSPROSage ERP X3NetSuite ERPabas ERPIFS Applications 8.0Microsoft Dynamics AX
  Version7.07Always Current20158.0AX 7 2016
  Price Range$40K-500K onsite$2600/ user-$10K-100K$75K and up-$300K-2M$20K-750K
  Financing OptionsLease, Owner FinancingOwner Financing, Lease to ownSubscriptionLease, FinancingLease, Owner FinancingLease, Owner Financing, Financing
  User Range4-100020-1000+10+unlimited10-25040-50005-2,250
  Multi SiteYesYesYesYesYesYes
  Multi NationalYes, 60+ Countries YesYesYesYesYes
  ArchitectureSOA, XML, Webservice SAAS, MultitenantSOA / Multi-tierSOASOA, .NET, Cloud
  Database PlatformMS SQL Server, Other, Cloud-Based (Saas), Universally Compatible w/all Data Base PlatformsMS 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 Cloudabas Open Object Oriented DatabaseOracle, Cloud-Based (Saas)MS SQL Server, Oracle, Cloud-Based (Saas), Microsoft Azure
  Server OSWindowsLinux, Windows, UnixMac OS, Windows, Unix, Novell NetwareLinux, Windows, UnixLinux, Windows, Solaris, AIX, HP-UXWindows
  Materials Management
   Inventory Management    Inventory Control    Multi-location Inventory for Distributor    Material Valuation    Complex MRO    Inventory Controls  
   Lot Traceability        Advanced Shipping    Materials Management (MRP)    Costing    Manufacturing  
           Bin Management        Demand Forecasting    Material Planning  
           Order Promising        Inventory Replenishment    Warehouse Management  
           Real-Time Sustem        Project Budgeting      
           Return Materials Authorization        Project Reporting      
                   Scheduling and Resourcing      
  Sales Order Management
   Document Flow Mgmt.    Purchasing Management    Automated Order Processing    Sales    Collaborative Solutions    Sales & Marketing  
   Ecommerce Shopping Cart    RF Warehousing    Automated Payments        Component Repair    Sales Management  
   Point Of Sale    Sales Monitoring    One Click Purchase Orders        Coordinate Projects      
   Report Writer        Order Management        Customer Orders       
   Return Mgmt        Procure-to-Pay Purchasing        Field Service      
   Sales Analysis        Real Time Order Status        Sales      
   Sales Orders        Self-Service Vendor Center        Sales Quotes      
           Shipping Integration              
           Streamlined Receiving              
  Financial Management
   Budget Management    Business Intelligence    General Ledger, Payables & Receivables    Cost Accounting    Accounts Payable & Receivable    AP / AR  
   Accounts Payable    Data Collection    Financial Summary    Financial Accounting    Budget Management    Financial Management Overview  
   Accounts Receivable    Financial Overview    Advanced Billing    Fixed Asset Accounting    Cash Flow    Fixed Assets  
   Activity Based Costing        Amortization Schedules        Consolidate Accounts    General Ledger  
   Tax Management        Multi-currency Transactions        Financial Summary    International Capabilities  
   Assests Register        Project Accounting        Fixed Assets    Project Accounting  
   Payroll        Revenue Recognition        General Ledger      
   Analytics                Sales Contract Mgmt.      
  Production Management
   Bill of Materials    Discrete Manufacturing    Advanced Multi-location Inventory    Costing    Asset Design    Bill of Materials  
   Engineering Change Control    Process Manufacturing    Aseembly Management    Production Planning & Control    Batch Process    Key Production Features  
   Factory Documentation        Work Order Management        Configure / Make / Assemble    Product Builder  
   Cost Tracking                Constraint-Based Scheduling      
   Planning and Scheduling                Engineer to Order      
   Projects and Contracts                Make to Project      
   Quality Mgmt                Multisite Planning      
   Quotations                Project Management      
   Requirements Planning                Repetitive Manufacturing      
   Shop Clock                Shop Floor Reporting      
                   Shop Order      
                   Sub-Contract Management      
  Supply Chain Management
   EDI Solution        Supply Chain Overview    EDI    Distribution    Key Supply Chain Features  
   Freight Calculator            Purchasing    Equipment      
   Inventory Forecasting                Equipment Effectiveness      
   Shipping Mgmt                Preventive Maintenance      
                   Supply Chain      
  Customer Relationship Management
   Contact Management    CRM    Incentive Management    Customer Relationship Management Overview    CRM Features    Marketing Automation  
   CRM for Syspro        Job and Project Tracking        Customer Services    Sales Force Automation  
           Partner Relationship        Information Shring      
           Sales Order Management        Mobility Features      
           Self Service Customer Portal        Sales Configurator       
  Additional Capabilities
   Document Mgmt    Multi-Channel Retail and Direct Marketing    Real Time Dashboards        B2B Contracting    Alert System  
   Espresso Mobile    Wholesale Distribution    Security        Business Analytics    Business Intelligence and Reporting  
                   Employee Self-Service    Compliance Management  
                   Expense Management     Human Resource Management  
                   Human Resources    Service Managment  
                   Mobile Solutions      
                   Payroll, Time & Attendance      
                   Recruitment, Training & Developemnt      
  Services Support
   STARS        Customer Care    Upgrade Guarantee    Implementation    Support Options  
   Support        NetSuite Central        Support      
   Training and Education        Site Consultation        Training      

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