ERP Software Comparison, Consumer Pkgd Goods Industry, Engineer to Order MFG, Cloud Based (SaaS)

A comprehensive independent review and ERP Software comparison of the Consumer Packaged Goods Industry with Engineer to Order (ETO) Manufacturing on a Cloud Based (SaaS) Platform. 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 NameSYSPROEpicor ERPSage ERP X3Plex Manufacturing CloudNetSuite ERPGlobal Shop Solutionsabas ERP
  Version7.010.007Always CurrentAlways Current2016.22016
  Price Range$25K-500K onsite$4K -500K$2600/ user-$5K + per month-$10K-100K$5K-500K$75K and up-
  Financing OptionsLease, Owner Financing, SubscriptionLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownOwner Financing, Lease to ownSubscriptionSubscriptionFinancing, Leasing OptionsLease, Financing
  User Range4-10001-2000+20-1000+20-1000+10+unlimited3-100010-250
  Multi SiteYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
  Multi NationalYes, 60+ Countries YesYesYesYesYesYes
  ArchitectureSOA, XML, WebserviceSOA SaaS Multitenant SOASAAS, MultitenantSOASOA / Multi-tier
  Database PlatformMS 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)Cloud-Based (Saas), Universally Compatible w/all Data Base PlatformsMS 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, ODBC Compliant, Cloud-Based (Saas)Cloud-Based (Saas), abas Open Object Oriented Database, Universally Compatible w/all Data Base Platforms
  Server OSWindowsLinux, Windows, UnixLinux, Windows, UnixCompatible w/all Operating SystemsMac OS, Windows, Unix, Novell NetwareWindowsLinux, Windows, Unix
  Materials Management
   Inventory Management    Advanced Material Mgmt.    Inventory Control    Inventory Summary    Multi-location Inventory for Distributor    Bar Coding     Inventory Management  
   Lot Traceability    Bar Coding        Inventory Tracking    Advanced Shipping    Bill of Materials     Material requirements planning (MRP)  
       Handheld        Bill of Materials    Bin Management    Data Collection    Material Cost Posting  
       Material Handler Interface        Bar Coding    Order Promising    Inventory Control    Scheduling  
       Material Movement        Job Tracking System    Real-Time Sustem    Inventory Management    Warehouse Management  
       Prioritize Orders        Material Requirements Planning    Return Materials Authorization    Materials & Inventory      
       Sales Order Allocation                Materials Purchasing      
                       Materials Solutions      
                       Physical Inventory      
                       Wireless System      
  Sales Order Management
   Document Flow Mgmt.    Order Management    Purchasing Management    Commission Tracking    Automated Order Processing    Complete Order Management    Costing  
   Ecommerce Shopping Cart    Sales Management    RF Warehousing    Competitor Intelligence Database    Automated Payments    Demand Management    Invoicing  
   Point Of Sale    Demand Management    Sales Monitoring    Customer Orders    One Click Purchase Orders    Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)    Process History  
   Report Writer    Electronic Data Interchange        E D I    Order Management    Invoice Order History    Quotation Management  
   Return Mgmt    Estimate / Quote Mgmt.        Order Entry & Tracking    Procure-to-Pay Purchasing    Order Enrty    Sales Management Overview  
   Sales Analysis    Storefront        Quote Tracking    Real Time Order Status    Quoting & Estimating    Shipping Order  
   Sales Orders            Sales Order    Self-Service Vendor Center    Return Merchandise Authorization      
                   Shipping Integration    Sales & Service Management      
                   Streamlined Receiving    Sales Application      
                       Shipping Logistics      
  Financial Management
   Budget Management    General Ledger    Business Intelligence    accounting Overview    General Ledger, Payables & Receivables    Accounting Application     “What if” Financial Scenarios  
   Accounts Payable    Accounts Payable    Data Collection    Accounts Receivable / Accounts Payable    Financial Summary    Accounts Payable    Cost Accounting  
   Accounts Receivable    Accounts Receivable    Financial Overview    Costing    Advanced Billing    Accounts Receivable    Financials and Accounting  
   Activity Based Costing    Multi-Cureancy / Company        Expense Project Tracking    Amortization Schedules    Business Intelligence    Fixed Assets  
   Tax Management    Financial Mgmt Overview        Inventory Valuation    Multi-currency Transactions    Business Intelligence Application    Liquidity Planning  
   Assests Register    Tax Connect        Multi-Company Financial Consolidation    Project Accounting    Cash Flow    Perpetual Inventory Costing  
   Payroll    Cash / Asset Mgmt            Revenue Recognition    Financial Management      
   Analytics    Global Engines                Fixed Assets      
                       General Ledger      
                       International Accounting      
                       Multi-Currency Management      
                       Payroll Management      
  Production Management
   Bill of Materials    Production Mgmt     Discrete Manufacturing    Barcode Labeling    Advanced Multi-location Inventory    Advanced Production Scheduling    CAD Integration  
   Engineering Change Control    Advanced Production    Process Manufacturing    Capacity Planning    Aseembly Management    Cost Breakdown Application    Production Summary  
   Factory Documentation    Advanced Quality Mgmt        Complex Assembly    Work Order Management    Engineer-to-Order    Project Cost Accounting  
   Cost Tracking    Job Management        Labor & Time Tracking        Lean Manufacturing    Project Management  
   Planning and Scheduling    Lean Manufacturing        Multi-Plants        Management Solutions    Time Recording / Job Time  
   Projects and Contracts    Manufacturing Execution Systm.        Plant Floor Mobile Access        Planning & Scheduling    Work Order Management  
   Quality Mgmt    Planning & Scheduling        PLC Machine Integration        Production Configurator      
   Quotations    Planning and Scheduling        Preventative Maintenance        Project Management Application      
   Requirements Planning    Product Data Management        Production Scheduling Overview        Quality Control Application      
   Shop Clock            Shop Floor Control        Quality Tracking      
               Statistical Process Controls        Shop Floor Control      
                       Shop Floor Data Collection Application      
                       Shop Management      
                       Software Preventative Maintenance Application      
                       TrueView Data Display Application      
  Supply Chain Management
   EDI Solution    Supply Chain Mgmt.        Online Order & Tracking    Supply Chain Overview    Advanced Planning and Scheduling    Purchasing  
   Freight Calculator    Inventory Management        Online Tool Release        Forecasting Trust    Requisitions  
   Inventory Forecasting    Purchase Management        Problem Control        Shipping & Receiving Management    Sales Planning & Forecasting  
   Shipping Mgmt    Shipping & Receiving        Supplier Quality        Supplier Relationship Management     Supplier Relationship Management  
       Sourcing        Supply Chain Overview        Supply Chain Manager      
       Supplier Relationship Mgmt.                      
       Warehouse Management                      
  Customer Relationship Management
   Contact Management    Customer Relations Overview    CRM    Configurator Pricing     Incentive Management    CRM Application    Customer Relations Mgmt.  
   CRM for Syspro    Campaign Connect        Cost & Quote Estimating    Job and Project Tracking    Customer & Prospect Management    Customer Relationship Management Overview  
       Case Management        Customer Master List    Partner Relationship    Customer Relationship Management      
       Customer Relationship Management        Customer Relations Summary    Sales Order Management    Sales Forecasting      
       Information Worker        Field Service    Self Service Customer Portal    Sales Opportunity & Marketing Management       
       Lead / Opportunity Mgmt        Opportunity Tracking    Website    Service Management      
       Mobile Connect        Quick Quoter              
       Service Management        Quote Tracking              
  Additional Capabilities
   Document Mgmt    Cloud Deployment    Multi-Channel Retail and Direct Marketing    Business Intelligence    Real Time Dashboards     Simplified Label Printing     Electronic data interchange (EDI)  
   Espresso Mobile    Compliance Overview    Wholesale Distribution    Computer Aided Design    Security    Business Web    Business Intelligence  
       Composite Applications        Document Control System        CAD Interface Application    Multi-Site  
       Composite Applications        E-Commerce        Crystal Reports      
       Document Mgmt        Electronic Data Interchange        Data Conversion      
       Enterprise Content Mgmt        Groupware Communication        Document Control      
       Enterprise Performance Mgmt        Human Resources Overview        Document Control Application      
       Epicor Everywhere FrameworkEpicor Everywhere Frame        SmartPlex Mobile Access        Electronic Data Exchange      
       Global Business Mgmt                Global Application Builder      
       Human Capital Mgmt.                Key Performance Indicators Application      
       ICE Business Architecture                Messaging System Application      
       Mobile                Mobile Wireless Application      
       Product Data Mgmt                Online System / Time and Attendance      
       Service Mgmt. Overview                Process Documentation & Training      
       Social Enterprise                RFID Technology Application      
       Subscription Services                      
       Web 2.0                      
  Services Support
   STARS    Business Process Outsourcing        Security    Customer Care    FastRESPONSE    Upgrade Guarantee  
   Support    Epicor Consulting        Training Strategies    NetSuite Central    Global Shop Solutions Consulting      
   Training and Education    Hosting Services            Site Consultation    Global Shop Solutions University      
       Learning & Educational Services                Learning & Educational Services      
       Managed Services                Training Strategies       
       Professional Services                      
       Subscription Services                      

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