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 Nameabas ERPSYSPROEpicor ERPSage ERP X3Plex Manufacturing CloudNetSuite ERPGlobal Shop Solutions
  Version20167.010.007Always CurrentAlways Current2016.2
  Price Range$75K and up-$25K-500K onsite$4K -500K$2600/ user-$5K + per month-$10K-100K$5K-500K
  Financing OptionsLease, FinancingLease, Owner Financing, SubscriptionLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownOwner Financing, Lease to ownSubscriptionSubscriptionFinancing, Leasing Options
  User Range10-2504-10001-2000+20-1000+20-1000+10+unlimited3-1000
  Multi SiteYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
  Multi NationalYesYes, 60+ Countries YesYesYesYesYes
  ArchitectureSOA / Multi-tierSOA, XML, WebserviceSOA SaaS Multitenant SOASAAS, MultitenantSOA
  Database PlatformCloud-Based (Saas), abas Open Object Oriented Database, Universally Compatible w/all Data Base PlatformsMS 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)
  Server OSLinux, Windows, UnixWindowsLinux, Windows, UnixLinux, Windows, UnixCompatible w/all Operating SystemsMac OS, Windows, Unix, Novell NetwareWindows
  Materials Management
    Inventory Management    Inventory Management    Advanced Material Mgmt.    Inventory Control    Inventory Summary    Multi-location Inventory for Distributor    Bar Coding  
    Material requirements planning (MRP)    Lot Traceability    Bar Coding        Inventory Tracking    Advanced Shipping    Bill of Materials  
   Material Cost Posting        Handheld        Bill of Materials    Bin Management    Data Collection  
   Scheduling        Material Handler Interface        Bar Coding    Order Promising    Inventory Control  
   Warehouse Management        Material Movement        Job Tracking System    Real-Time Sustem    Inventory 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
   Costing    Document Flow Mgmt.    Order Management    Purchasing Management    Commission Tracking    Automated Order Processing    Complete Order Management  
   Invoicing    Ecommerce Shopping Cart    Sales Management    RF Warehousing    Competitor Intelligence Database    Automated Payments    Demand Management  
   Process History    Point Of Sale    Demand Management    Sales Monitoring    Customer Orders    One Click Purchase Orders    Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)  
   Quotation Management    Report Writer    Electronic Data Interchange        E D I    Order Management    Invoice Order History  
   Sales Management Overview    Return Mgmt    Estimate / Quote Mgmt.        Order Entry & Tracking    Procure-to-Pay Purchasing    Order Enrty  
   Shipping Order    Sales Analysis    Storefront        Quote Tracking    Real Time Order Status    Quoting & Estimating  
       Sales Orders            Sales Order    Self-Service Vendor Center    Return Merchandise Authorization  
                       Shipping Integration    Sales & Service Management  
                       Streamlined Receiving    Sales Application  
                           Shipping Logistics  
  Financial Management
   “What if” Financial Scenarios    Budget Management    General Ledger    Business Intelligence    accounting Overview    General Ledger, Payables & Receivables    Accounting Application   
   Cost Accounting    Accounts Payable    Accounts Payable    Data Collection    Accounts Receivable / Accounts Payable    Financial Summary    Accounts Payable  
   Financials and Accounting    Accounts Receivable    Accounts Receivable    Financial Overview    Costing    Advanced Billing    Accounts Receivable  
   Fixed Assets    Activity Based Costing    Multi-Cureancy / Company        Expense Project Tracking    Amortization Schedules    Business Intelligence  
   Liquidity Planning    Tax Management    Financial Mgmt Overview        Inventory Valuation    Multi-currency Transactions    Business Intelligence Application  
   Perpetual Inventory Costing    Assests Register    Tax Connect        Multi-Company Financial Consolidation    Project Accounting    Cash Flow  
       Payroll    Cash / Asset Mgmt            Revenue Recognition    Financial Management  
       Analytics    Global Engines                Fixed Assets  
                           General Ledger  
                           International Accounting  
                           Multi-Currency Management  
                           Payroll Management  
  Production Management
   CAD Integration    Bill of Materials    Production Mgmt     Discrete Manufacturing    Barcode Labeling    Advanced Multi-location Inventory    Advanced Production Scheduling  
   Production Summary    Engineering Change Control    Advanced Production    Process Manufacturing    Capacity Planning    Aseembly Management    Cost Breakdown Application  
   Project Cost Accounting    Factory Documentation    Advanced Quality Mgmt        Complex Assembly    Work Order Management    Engineer-to-Order  
   Project Management    Cost Tracking    Job Management        Labor & Time Tracking        Lean Manufacturing  
   Time Recording / Job Time    Planning and Scheduling    Lean Manufacturing        Multi-Plants        Management Solutions  
   Work Order Management    Projects and Contracts    Manufacturing Execution Systm.        Plant Floor Mobile Access        Planning & Scheduling  
       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
   Purchasing    EDI Solution    Supply Chain Mgmt.        Online Order & Tracking    Supply Chain Overview    Advanced Planning and Scheduling  
   Requisitions    Freight Calculator    Inventory Management        Online Tool Release        Forecasting Trust  
   Sales Planning & Forecasting    Inventory Forecasting    Purchase Management        Problem Control        Shipping & Receiving Management  
   Supplier Relationship Management    Shipping Mgmt    Shipping & Receiving        Supplier Quality        Supplier Relationship Management   
           Sourcing        Supply Chain Overview        Supply Chain Manager  
           Supplier Relationship Mgmt.                  
           Warehouse Management                  
  Customer Relationship Management
   Customer Relations Mgmt.    Contact Management    Customer Relations Overview    CRM    Configurator Pricing     Incentive Management    CRM Application  
   Customer Relationship Management Overview    CRM for Syspro    Campaign Connect        Cost & Quote Estimating    Job and Project Tracking    Customer & Prospect Management  
           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
    Electronic data interchange (EDI)    Document Mgmt    Cloud Deployment    Multi-Channel Retail and Direct Marketing    Business Intelligence    Real Time Dashboards     Simplified Label Printing  
   Business Intelligence    Espresso Mobile    Compliance Overview    Wholesale Distribution    Computer Aided Design    Security    Business Web  
   Multi-Site        Composite Applications        Document Control System        CAD Interface Application  
           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
   Upgrade Guarantee    STARS    Business Process Outsourcing        Security    Customer Care    FastRESPONSE  
       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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