Manufacturing ERP Software Comparison For Consumer Packaged Goods

Below you will find a comprehensive, independent comparison of top rated manufacturing ERP software systems for the Consumer Packaged Goods industry. Use the easy-to-navigate matrix to compare pricing and compatibility data, as well as materials management, sales order management, financial management, production management, supply chain management, and customer relationship management capabilities, plus any other features each vendor might provide. Click on the product links to dive deeper into product features or request a free demo to get more hands-on experience.

  General Data
  Product NameEpicor ERPSYSPROEnterpriseIQBatchMaster ManufacturingMicrosoft Dynamics NAVNetSuite ERPGlobal Shop SolutionsSAP Business ByDesignInfor VISUALProcessPro® Premier Enterprise 21 ERPS2K EnterprisePlex Manufacturing Cloudabas ERPSage ERP X3SAP Business All-In-OneBatchMaster ERP B1DEACOM ERPExpandable ERP Infor M3Priority Software ERP
  Version10. Current2016.2Cloud and Mobile Based (Always Current)6.5.410.48.15.5Always Current20167201014.314.99.3.0M3 13.2 (Feb 2014)17.3
  Price Range$4K -500K$25K-500K onsite$50K- $2M$6K-$175K$8K-$250K$10K-100K$5K-500K$150/user/mo-$12K-100K$100K-750K$30K-$750KPlease inquire-$5K + per month-$75K and up-$2600/ user-$120K-2M$15K-$375$200K-$2M$20K-200K or$250/User/Mo -$1,400-$3,000/license
  Financing OptionsLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownLease, Owner Financing, SubscriptionLease, Financing, Leasing Options, SubscriptionLease, Owner Financing, FinancingLease, Owner Financing, FinancingSubscriptionFinancing, Leasing OptionsLease, Owner Financing, FinancingLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownLease, Owner Financing, Lease to own, Financing, Leasing Options, Subscription, Annual Payments up front for the yearLease, Interest Free FinancingLease, FinancingSubscriptionLease, FinancingOwner Financing, Lease to ownLease, Owner Financing, FinancingLease, Financing, SubscriptionFinancingSubscription, LicensedLease, FinancingSubscription, Licensed
  User Range1-2000+4-10005-Unlimited3-755-75010+unlimited3-100010 to Unlimited5-5005-10005-1000+10+ unlimited20-1000+10-25020-1000+50-50005-50010-20001-Unlimited20-20005-1,000
  Multi SiteYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
  Multi NationalYesYes, 60+ Countries yesYes40+ CountriesYesYesUS, UK, France, Germany, India,& ChinaYesYesEnglish / SpanishYes ( UK, CA, Caribbean)YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes (40+ languages)Yes
  ArchitectureSOASOA, XML, WebserviceSOA, .NET.NET.NETSAAS, MultitenantSOAModel-driven "Cloud"SOA.NET, ClientServer SOASOASaaS Multitenant SOASOA / Multi-tier .NETMicrosoft .NETWindows ClientServeInfor 3 tierAll current Windows
  Database PlatformMS SQL Server, Cloud-Based (Saas), MAC OSMS SQL Server, Other, Cloud-Based (Saas), Universally Compatible w/all Data Base PlatformsMS SQL Server, Oracle, ODBC Compliant, Cloud-Based (Saas), Amazon Web services (Cloud)MS SQL Server, MS SQL ExpressMS SQL Server, Cloud-Based (Saas), MS SQL Express, MS Access, Microsoft AzureMS 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), QuickbooksMS SQL Server, Progress, IBM DB2, Other, Oracle, Proprietary`MS SQL Server, 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, SalesforceIBM DB2, Cloud-Based (Saas)Cloud-Based (Saas), Universally Compatible w/all Data Base PlatformsCloud-Based (Saas), abas Open Object Oriented Database, Universally Compatible w/all Data Base PlatformsMS SQL Server, Oracle, Cloud-Based (Saas)MS SQL Server, OracleMS SQL ServerMS SQL ServerMS SQL Server, Cloud-Based (Saas)MS SQL Server, IBM DB2, OracleMS SQL Server, Oracle, MS SQL Express
  Server OSLinux, Windows, UnixWindowsLinux, Windows, Unix, .NETWindowsMac OS, Windows, Compatible w/all Operating SystemsMac OS, Windows, Unix, Novell NetwareWindowsWindowsLinux, Windows, UnixMac OS, WindowsMac OS, Linux, Windows, UnixLinux, Windows, IBM Power SystemCompatible w/all Operating SystemsLinux, Windows, UnixLinux, Windows, UnixWindowsWindowsWindowsWindowsWindows, IBM OS, System lLinux, Windows, Unix
  Materials Management
   Advanced Material Mgmt.    Inventory Management    Inventory Control    Compliance        Multi-location Inventory for Distributor    Bar Coding        Enterprise Resource Planning    MRP    Inventory Management    Master Production Schedule (MPS)    Inventory Summary     Inventory Management    Inventory Control    Inventory Management    Inventory Management    Inventory Control    Consignment Inventory     M3 Procurement    Materials Management Overview  
   Bar Coding    Lot Traceability    Vendor Managed Inventory    Inventory Control        Advanced Shipping    Bill of Materials        Product Lifecycle Mgmt    IC    Procurement    Material Requirement Planning    Inventory Tracking     Material requirements planning (MRP)        Purchasing Processes    Master Requirements Planning    MRP    Inventory Accuracy         Mobile Devices, Barcode & RFID  
   Handheld        Wireless Warehouse Management System    Master Requirements Planning (MRP)        Bin Management    Data Collection        Quality Management    AWS    Warehouse Management System        Bill of Materials    Material Cost Posting            Mobile    Warehouse Management Systems    Inventory Control        Picking and Shipping  
   Material Handler Interface            Mobile Data Collection        Order Promising    Inventory Control            Physical Inventory            Bar Coding    Scheduling            Regulatory Compliance        Inventory RESTful API         Receiving & Put-Away  
   Material Movement                    Real-Time Sustem    Inventory Management                        Job Tracking System    Warehouse Management                    Lot Tracking        Replenishment  
   Prioritize Orders                    Return Materials Authorization    Materials & Inventory                        Material Requirements Planning                        Materials Management        Traceability  
   Sales Order Allocation                        Materials Purchasing                                                Serial & Lot Production Control RESTful APIs          
                           Materials Solutions                                                Serial Number Tracking           
                           Physical Inventory                                                          
                           Wireless System                                                          
  Sales Order Management
   Order Management    Document Flow Mgmt.    Packing Slip & Shipping Management    Enhanced Order Entry for Sage & QuickBooks     Service Management    Automated Order Processing    Complete Order Management        Sales Management    Order Entry    Sales & Order Management    Order Processing    Commission Tracking    Costing    Purchasing Management    Sales Processes    Sales Management    Sales Overview    Configuration Control     M3 Sales Management    Orders  
   Sales Management    Ecommerce Shopping Cart    Quoting and Estimating    Sales Orders        Automated Payments    Demand Management                    Work Order Processing    Competitor Intelligence Database    Invoicing    RF Warehousing                Electronic Data Transmission        Price Quotes  
   Demand Management    Point Of Sale    Sales Orders            One Click Purchase Orders    Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)                        Customer Orders    Process History    Sales Monitoring                Pack-Out Ship         Tasks  
   Electronic Data Interchange    Report Writer                Order Management    Invoice Order History                        E D I    Quotation Management                    Quick Sales Order Entry           
   Estimate / Quote Mgmt.    Return Mgmt                Procure-to-Pay Purchasing    Order Enrty                        Order Entry & Tracking    Sales Management Overview                    Return Material Authorization          
   Storefront    Sales Analysis                Real Time Order Status    Quoting & Estimating                        Quote Tracking    Shipping Order                    Sales Order Credit Card Validation          
       Sales Orders                Self-Service Vendor Center    Return Merchandise Authorization                        Sales Order                        Sales Order Management           
                       Shipping Integration    Sales & Service Management                                                Shipping RESTful API           
                       Streamlined Receiving    Sales Application                                                Volume Pricing          
                           Shipping Logistics                                                          
  Financial Management
   General Ledger    Budget Management    Financial Overview        Business Intelligence    General Ledger, Payables & Receivables    Accounting Application     Accounts Payable    Financial Management    Accounts Payable (AP)    Financials Overview    Accounts Payable    accounting Overview    “What if” Financial Scenarios    Business Intelligence    Analytical Peporting    Accounting and Financials    Accounting    Accounting RESTful APIs     M3 Financial Accounting     Billing  
   Accounts Payable    Accounts Payable    General Ledger        Financial Management    Financial Summary    Accounts Payable    Accounts Receivable        Accounts Receivable (AR)    Financial Reports    Accounts Receivable    Accounts Receivable / Accounts Payable    Cost Accounting    Data Collection    Financial Business Processes    Financial Reporting        Accounts Payable         Budget Control  
   Accounts Receivable    Accounts Receivable    Finanacial Reporting            Advanced Billing    Accounts Receivable    Cash Flow        General Ledger (GL)        Financial Highlights    Costing    Financials and Accounting    Financial Overview                Accounts Receivable         Cash Management  
   Multi-Cureancy / Company    Activity Based Costing    Accounts Payable            Amortization Schedules    Business Intelligence    Financial Management        Project Accounting        General Ledger    Expense Project Tracking    Fixed Assets                    Bank Reconciliation         Cost Control  
   Financial Mgmt Overview    Tax Management    Accounts Receivable            Multi-currency Transactions    Business Intelligence Application    Financial Statements                    Inventory Valuation    Liquidity Planning                    Business Intelligence & Analytics        Financial Management Overview  
   Tax Connect    Assests Register    Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)            Project Accounting    Cash Flow    Foreign Currency                    Multi-Company Financial Consolidation    Perpetual Inventory Costing                    Financial Reporting        Financial Statement Generator  
   Cash / Asset Mgmt    Payroll                Revenue Recognition    Financial Management                                                Foreign Currency         Fixed Assets  
   Global Engines    Analytics                    Fixed Assets                                                General Ledger         Regulatory Compliance  
                           General Ledger                                                Multiple Company           
                           International Accounting                                                          
                           Multi-Currency Management                                                          
                           Payroll Management                                                          
  Production Management
   Production Mgmt     Bill of Materials    Bill of Manufacture (BOM)    Batch Production    Project Management    Advanced Multi-location Inventory    Advanced Production Scheduling    Production Planning & Scheduling        Advanced Scheduler    Manufacturing    Capacity Requirements Planning    Barcode Labeling    CAD Integration    Discrete Manufacturing        Costing    Formula Management    Integration For Finite Capacity    M3 Manufacturing    Production Management Overview  
   Advanced Production    Engineering Change Control    Engineering Change Order    Bill of Materials Management        Aseembly Management    Cost Breakdown Application    Project Management        Formulation        Shop Floor Control    Capacity Planning    Production Summary    Process Manufacturing        Product Development    Labor Tracking System    Job Scheduling & Costing     M3 Product Data Management      
   Advanced Quality Mgmt    Factory Documentation    Manufacturing & Production Reporting     Formulation Management        Work Order Management    Engineer-to-Order            Manufacturing ( BOM)            Complex Assembly    Project Cost Accounting            Production Management    Production Overview    Master Scheduling & Planning    M3 Project Management      
   Job Management    Cost Tracking    MES    Product Costing            Lean Manufacturing            Quality Control ( QC)            Labor & Time Tracking    Project Management            Quality Management        Shop Floor Routing          
   Lean Manufacturing    Planning and Scheduling    Material & Capacity Requirements Planning    Production Management            Management Solutions            R & D            Multi-Plants    Time Recording / Job Time                              
   Manufacturing Execution Systm.    Projects and Contracts    Production Overview    Quality Control            Planning & Scheduling            Security Regulations            Plant Floor Mobile Access    Work Order Management                              
   Planning & Scheduling    Quality Mgmt    Quality Management    Samples Management            Production Configurator            Standard Reports            PLC Machine Integration                                  
   Planning and Scheduling    Quotations    Real Time Monitoring                Project Management Application                        Preventative Maintenance                                  
   Product Data Management    Requirements Planning                    Quality Control Application                        Production Scheduling Overview                                  
       Shop Clock                    Quality Tracking                        Shop Floor Control                                  
                           Shop Floor Control                        Statistical Process Controls                                  
                           Shop Floor Data Collection Application                                                          
                           Shop Management                                                          
                           Software Preventative Maintenance Application                                                          
                           TrueView Data Display Application                                                          
  Supply Chain Management
   Supply Chain Mgmt.    EDI Solution    Capable to Promise    Master Production Scheduling (MPS)    Supply Chain Management    Supply Chain Overview    Advanced Planning and Scheduling    Supplier Relationship Management    Enterprise Asset Mgmt    Dock Scheduling    Material Requirements Planning (MRP)    Inventory Management    Online Order & Tracking    Purchasing        Operational Planning    Master Production Scheduling (MPS)    Purchasing Overview    e-Purchase Order Requisitions    M3 Supply Chain Execution      
   Inventory Management    Freight Calculator    Demand Planning    Purchasing for Sage and Quickbooks            Forecasting Trust    Supply Chain Management    Supply Chain Management    Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)    Distribution Requirements Planning (DRP)        Online Tool Release    Requisitions        Parts Demand Planning    Procurement        Electronic Data Transmission    M3 Supply Chain Planning      
   Purchase Management    Inventory Forecasting    Materials Ordering                Shipping & Receiving Management            Master Production Scheduler            Problem Control    Sales Planning & Forecasting                    Lot Tracking          
   Shipping & Receiving    Shipping Mgmt    Outsource Central                 Supplier Relationship Management             Purchase Orders (PO)            Supplier Quality    Supplier Relationship Management                    PO From SO Create Workbench          
   Sourcing                        Supply Chain Manager                        Supply Chain Overview                        Purchasing          
   Supplier Relationship Mgmt.                                                                        Purchasing RESTful API           
   Warehouse Management                                                                        Serial & Lot Product Control           
                                                                           Serial Number Product Tracking          
  Customer Relationship Management
   Customer Relations Overview    Contact Management    Customer Relationship Management (CRM)        Sales & Marketing    Incentive Management    CRM Application    Customer Relationship Management    Customer Relations Mgmt    CRM    Customer Relationship Management    Customer Relationship Management    Configurator Pricing     Customer Relations Mgmt.    CRM    Customer Relationship Management    Customer Relationship Management     Customer Realations Management    Customer Support     M3 Customer Lifecycle Mgmt    CRM Overview  
   Campaign Connect    CRM for Syspro                Job and Project Tracking    Customer & Prospect Management                    Marketing Automation    Cost & Quote Estimating    Customer Relationship Management Overview                    Expandable CRM          
   Case Management                    Partner Relationship    Customer Relationship Management                    Remote Sales Force Automation    Customer Master List                        Integration for Salesforce CRM          
   Customer Relationship Management                    Sales Order Management    Sales Forecasting                        Customer Relations Summary                                  
   Information Worker                    Self Service Customer Portal    Sales Opportunity & Marketing Management                         Field Service                                  
   Lead / Opportunity Mgmt                    Website    Service Management                        Opportunity Tracking                                  
   Mobile Connect                                                Quick Quoter                                  
   Service Management                                                Quote Tracking                                  
  Additional Capabilities
   Cloud Deployment    Document Mgmt    Payroll Processing    Microsoft Dynamics GP Manufacturing    Human Resources    Real Time Dashboards     Simplified Label Printing    Business Analytics and Collaboration    Human Capital Mgmt    Business Intelligence    Business Intelligence    (EDI) Electronic Data Interchange    Business Intelligence     Electronic data interchange (EDI)    Multi-Channel Retail and Direct Marketing    Groupware Integration    e-Commerce    Business Intelligence    Additional Capabilities Overview    M3 Business Intelligence    Mobile Solutions  
   Compliance Overview    Espresso Mobile    Work Force Management    Quickbooks Manufacturing        Security    Business Web    Compliance Management        Comprehensive Lot Traceability    e-Commerce    Distribution Management    Computer Aided Design    Business Intelligence    Wholesale Distribution    Human Capital Management        Direct Store Delivery    Business Intelligence Products    M3 Product Lifecycle      
   Composite Applications            Sage ERP Manufacturing            CAD Interface Application    Executive Management        FDA Compliance    Enterprise 21 Workbench Designer    e Business Applications    Document Control System    Multi-Site        Intuitive Navagation        Formula Management    Engineering Products          
   Composite Applications            SAP Business One Manufacturing            Crystal Reports    Human Resource Management        MSDS        S2K Mobile    E-Commerce                    Labor Tracking System    High Technology Package          
   Document Mgmt                        Data Conversion            Multicurrency            Electronic Data Interchange                    Point-of-Sale System    Integration Programming Interfaces          
   Enterprise Content Mgmt                        Document Control            Nutritional Labeling            Groupware Communication                    Regulatory / Environmental Reporting    Medical Technology Package          
   Enterprise Performance Mgmt                        Document Control Application            System Manager            Human Resources Overview                        Product Management          
   Epicor Everywhere FrameworkEpicor Everywhere Frame                        Electronic Data Exchange                        SmartPlex Mobile Access                        Quality & Regulatory          
   Global Business Mgmt                        Global Application Builder                                                Security & Business Monitoring Products          
   Human Capital Mgmt.                        Key Performance Indicators Application                                                Usability & Data Collection Utilities          
   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
   Business Process Outsourcing    STARS    IQMS EnterpriseIQ Training Programs         Support Options    Customer Care    FastRESPONSE    Built in Services and Support        ClientAdvantage    Direct Developer Support        Security    Upgrade Guarantee                Consulting    Client Support & Training Overview    M3 Rental Management    Customer Service & Support Overview  
   Epicor Consulting    Support    IQMS Professional Services and Consulting            NetSuite Central    Global Shop Solutions Consulting            ProductAdvantage™            Training Strategies                    Implementation    Customer Support Module    M3 Services Management      
   Hosting Services    Training and Education    IQMS Technical Support            Site Consultation    Global Shop Solutions University            Professional Services                                Support    Direct Implementation Services          
   Learning & Educational Services        Software Updates and Maintenance Program                Learning & Educational Services                                                Meditech Validation Products & Services          
   Managed Services                        Training Strategies                                                 Support & Professional Services          
   Professional Services                                                                        User Product & Process Training          
   Subscription Services                                                                                  

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