Manufacturing ERP Software Comparison For Food and Beverage Industry.

Below you will find a comprehensive independent comparison of Top Rated Manufacturing ERP software systems for the Food and Beverage industries. Use the easy to navigate matrix  to compare pricing and compatibility data, as well as materials management, sales order management, financial, production, supply chain, and customer management capabilities each vendor might provide. Click on the product name links to dive deeper into product's features, or request a Free Demo to get more hands on experience.

  General Data
  Product NameBatchMaster ManufacturingPlex Manufacturing CloudMicrosoft Dynamics AXSage ERP X3ProcessPro® Premier DEACOM ERPSAP Business OneSYSPRONetSuite ERPEnterprise 21 ERPBatchMaster ERP B1S2K EnterpriseSAP Business All-In-OneMAX ERPIFS Applications 8.0Infor M3Cetec ERPEnterpriseIQJustFoodERP
  Version8.40Always CurrentAX 7 2016710.414.97.0Always Current8.114.35.520105.5.28.0M3 13.2 (Feb 2014)Always Current2015.1NAV 2015
  Price Range$6K-$175K$5K + per month-$20K-750K$2600/ user-$100K-750K$200K-$2M$25K -$250K$40K-500K onsite$10K-100K$30K-$750K$15K-$375Please inquire-$120K-2M$5K -35K$300K-2M-$40/User/Month-$50K- $2M$10K-400K
  Financing OptionsLease, Owner Financing, FinancingSubscriptionLease, Owner Financing, FinancingOwner Financing, Lease to ownOwner Financing, Financing, SubscriptionFinancingLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownLease, Owner FinancingSubscriptionLease, Interest Free FinancingLease, Financing, SubscriptionLease, FinancingLease, Owner Financing, FinancingLease, FinancingLease, Owner FinancingLease, FinancingSubscriptionLease, Financing, Leasing Options, SubscriptionFinancing
  User Range3-7520-1000+5-2,25020-1000+5-100010-200025-10004-100010+unlimited5-1000+5-50010+ unlimited50-50005-150+40-500020-20005-Unlimited5-Unlimited5-500
  Multi SiteYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
  Multi NationalYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes, 60+ Countries YesEnglish / SpanishYesYes ( UK, CA, Caribbean)YesYesYesYes (40+ languages)YesyesYes
  Architecture.NETSaaS Multitenant SOASOA, .NET, Cloud .NET, ClientServer Microsoft .NETSOASOA, XML, WebserviceSAAS, MultitenantSOA.NETSOA.NETSOAInfor 3 tierSaas, MultitenantSOA, .NETMicrosoft Dynamics
  Database PlatformMS SQL Server, MS SQL ExpressCloud-Based (Saas), Universally Compatible w/all Data Base PlatformsMS SQL Server, Oracle, Cloud-Based (Saas), Microsoft AzureMS SQL Server, Oracle, Cloud-Based (Saas)MS SQL Server, Cloud-Based (Saas)MS SQL ServerMS SQL Server, Progress, IBM DB2, Other, Oracle, Proprietary`MS SQL Server, Other, 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, 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, SalesforceMS SQL ServerIBM DB2, Cloud-Based (Saas)MS SQL Server, OracleMS SQL Server, QuickbooksOracle, Cloud-Based (Saas)MS SQL Server, IBM DB2, OracleCloud-Based (Saas), MySQLMS SQL Server, Oracle, ODBC Compliant, Cloud-Based (Saas), Amazon Web services (Cloud)MS SQL Server
  Server OSWindowsCompatible w/all Operating SystemsWindowsLinux, Windows, UnixMac OS, WindowsWindowsMac OS, Linux, Windows, Unix, Novell NetwareWindowsMac OS, Windows, Unix, Novell NetwareMac OS, Linux, Windows, UnixWindowsLinux, Windows, IBM Power SystemWindowsWindowsLinux, Windows, Solaris, AIX, HP-UXWindows, IBM OS, System lCompatible w/all Operating SystemsLinux, Windows, Unix, .NETWindows
  Materials Management
   Compliance    Inventory Summary    Inventory Controls    Inventory Control    MRP    Inventory Control    Inventory Management    Inventory Management    Multi-location Inventory for Distributor    Inventory Management    Inventory Management    Master Production Schedule (MPS)    Inventory Management    Inventory Control    Complex MRO    M3 Procurement    Barcoding & Labeling    Inventory Control    Inventory Visibility  
   Inventory Control    Inventory Tracking    Manufacturing        IC    MRP        Lot Traceability    Advanced Shipping    Procurement    Master Requirements Planning    Material Requirement Planning    Purchasing Process    Lot and Serial Tracking    Costing        Bill Of Materials    Vendor Managed Inventory    JF Floor (WMS)  
   Master Requirements Planning (MRP)    Bill of Materials    Material Planning        AWS    Warehouse Management Systems            Bin Management    Warehouse Management System    Mobile            Master Scheduling    Demand Forecasting        Dimensional Inventory Control    Wireless Warehouse Management System      
   Mobile Data Collection    Bar Coding    Warehouse Management        Physical Inventory                Order Promising        Regulatory Compliance            Material Requirement Planning    Inventory Replenishment        Inventory Management          
       Job Tracking System                            Real-Time Sustem                    Repetitive Manufacturing    Project Budgeting        Lot & Serial Traceability          
       Material Requirements Planning                            Return Materials Authorization                        Project Reporting        Mobile Warehousing          
                                                           Scheduling and Resourcing        MRP & Inventory Forecast          
                                                                   Production Scheduling & Capacity Planning          
  Sales Order Management
   Enhanced Order Entry for Sage & QuickBooks     Commission Tracking    Sales & Marketing    Purchasing Management    Order Entry    Sales Overview    Sales & Promotions    Document Flow Mgmt.    Automated Order Processing    Sales & Order Management    Sales Management    Order Processing    Sales Process    Advanced Forecast    Collaborative Solutions    M3 Sales Management    Automatic Order Processing    Packing Slip & Shipping Management    E-commerce  
   Sales Orders    Competitor Intelligence Database    Sales Management    RF Warehousing                Ecommerce Shopping Cart    Automated Payments            Work Order Processing        Quoting and Estimating    Component Repair        Configurable Manufacturing Modes    Quoting and Estimating    Forecasting  
       Customer Orders        Sales Monitoring                Point Of Sale    One Click Purchase Orders                    Sales Order and Processing    Coordinate Projects        EDI / Ecommerce    Sales Orders    Order Management & EDI  
       E D I                        Report Writer    Order Management                        Customer Orders         Field service & Projects        Pricing & Commissions  
       Order Entry & Tracking                        Return Mgmt    Procure-to-Pay Purchasing                        Field Service        Manufacturing Quoting        Rebates & Trade Promotion  
       Quote Tracking                        Sales Analysis    Real Time Order Status                        Sales        Packing, Shipping, & RMAs        Web Portals  
       Sales Order                        Sales Orders    Self-Service Vendor Center                        Sales Quotes        Sales Reporting & Analysis          
                                   Shipping Integration                                Workflow & Routing          
                                   Streamlined Receiving                                          
  Financial Management
       accounting Overview    AP / AR    Business Intelligence    Accounts Payable (AP)    Accounting    Financial Reporting    Budget Management    General Ledger, Payables & Receivables    Financials Overview    Accounting and Financials    Accounts Payable    Analytical Peporting    Fixed Asset Management    Accounts Payable & Receivable    M3 Financial Accounting     Accounts Payable     Financial Overview    Cash Flow Forecasting  
       Accounts Receivable / Accounts Payable    Financial Management Overview    Data Collection    Accounts Receivable (AR)        Accounting Overview    Accounts Payable    Financial Summary    Financial Reports    Financial Reporting    Accounts Receivable    Financial Business Process    General Ledger    Budget Management        Accounts Receivable    General Ledger    Cost Accounting  
       Costing    Fixed Assets    Financial Overview    General Ledger (GL)        Banking & Reconciliation    Accounts Receivable    Advanced Billing            Financial Highlights        Lean Tools / Lean Vouchering    Cash Flow        Bank Reconcile & Credit Card Import    Finanacial Reporting    Costing  
       Expense Project Tracking    General Ledger        Project Accounting        Cost Accounting    Activity Based Costing    Amortization Schedules            General Ledger        Multi-Currency    Consolidate Accounts        Configurable Costing Methods    Accounts Payable    Financials  
       Inventory Valuation    International Capabilities                    Tax Management    Multi-currency Transactions                    Multiple Cost Sets    Financial Summary        Financial Reporting (Multi Site / Company)    Accounts Receivable    Reporting  
       Multi-Company Financial Consolidation    Project Accounting                    Assests Register    Project Accounting                    Payables Management    Fixed Assets        General Accounting     Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)      
                               Payroll    Revenue Recognition                    Receivables Management    General Ledger        General Ledger          
                               Analytics                        Human Resources    Sales Contract Mgmt.        Project Accounting          
                                                                   Tax Management          
  Production Management
   Batch Production    Barcode Labeling    Bill of Materials    Discrete Manufacturing    Advanced Scheduler    Formula Management        Bill of Materials    Advanced Multi-location Inventory    Manufacturing    Costing    Capacity Requirements Planning        Lean Tools / Consolidated Planning    Asset Design    M3 Manufacturing    Bill Of Materials    Bill of Manufacture (BOM)    Food Safety Overview  
   Bill of Materials Management    Capacity Planning    Key Production Features    Process Manufacturing    Formulation    Labor Tracking System        Engineering Change Control    Aseembly Management        Product Development    Shop Floor Control        Engineering Change Order    Batch Process    M3 Product Data Management    Configurable Manufacturing     Engineering Change Order    JF Plant  
   Formulation Management    Complex Assembly    Product Builder        Manufacturing ( BOM)    Production Overview        Factory Documentation    Work Order Management        Production Management            Labor Tracking    Configure / Make / Assemble    M3 Project Management    Integrated QMS & ECO / ECR    Manufacturing & Production Reporting     Preventative Maintenance  
   Product Costing    Labor & Time Tracking            Quality Control ( QC)            Cost Tracking            Quality Management            Lean Capabilities    Constraint-Based Scheduling        Mobile Shop Floor    MES    Production Execution  
   Production Management    Multi-Plants            R & D            Planning and Scheduling                        Lean Tools / Labor Tracking    Engineer to Order        Production & WIP Reporting    Material & Capacity Requirements Planning    Production Metrics  
   Quality Control    Plant Floor Mobile Access            Security Regulations            Projects and Contracts                        MAX Visual Shop Scheduler    Make to Project        Production Scheduling & Capacity Planning    Production Overview    Production Scheduling  
   Samples Management    PLC Machine Integration            Standard Reports            Quality Mgmt                        Shop Floor Control    Multisite Planning        Time Tracking, Job Costing, & Outsourcing    Quality Management      
       Preventative Maintenance                        Quotations                        Subcontract Processing    Project Management        Work Order Documents    Real Time Monitoring      
       Production Scheduling Overview                        Requirements Planning                            Repetitive Manufacturing                  
       Shop Floor Control                        Shop Clock                            Shop Floor Reporting                  
       Statistical Process Controls                                                    Shop Order                  
                                                           Sub-Contract Management                  
  Supply Chain Management
   Master Production Scheduling (MPS)    Online Order & Tracking    Key Supply Chain Features        Dock Scheduling    Purchasing Overview        EDI Solution    Supply Chain Overview    Material Requirements Planning (MRP)    Master Production Scheduling (MPS)    Inventory Management    Parts Demand Planning    Bar Coding    Distribution    M3 Supply Chain Execution    Customer / Vendor Portals    Capable to Promise    Logistics  
   Purchasing for Sage and Quickbooks    Online Tool Release            Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)            Freight Calculator        Distribution Requirements Planning (DRP)    Procurement        Strategic Operational Planning    Backflush by Operation    Equipment    M3 Supply Chain Planning    Lot & Serial Traceability    Demand Planning    Shipping & Receiving  
       Problem Control            Master Production Scheduler            Inventory Forecasting                        Purchasing Control    Equipment Effectiveness        MRP / Kanban / Replenishment    Materials Ordering      
       Supplier Quality            Purchase Orders (PO)            Shipping Mgmt                        Subcontract Processing    Preventive Maintenance        Production Scheduling & Capacity Planning    Outsource Central       
       Supply Chain Overview                                                Supplier Kanban    Procurement        Receiving / Picking / Packing / Shipping          
                                                           Supply Chain        Requisitions & Purchase Orders          
                                                           Warehousing        Supply Chain Management          
                                                                   Supply / Demand Forecasting          
  Customer Relationship Management
       Configurator Pricing     Marketing Automation    CRM    CRM    Customer Realations Management    CRM Overview    Contact Management    Incentive Management    Customer Relationship Management    Customer Relationship Management     Customer Relationship Management    Customer Relationship Management    Customer Service Portal    CRM Features    M3 Customer Lifecycle Mgmt    Built-in CRM    Customer Relationship Management (CRM)    CRM  
       Cost & Quote Estimating    Sales Force Automation                Customer Management    CRM for Syspro    Job and Project Tracking            Marketing Automation            Customer Services        Calendar Reminders / Follow-ups          
       Customer Master List                            Partner Relationship            Remote Sales Force Automation            Information Shring        Custom Lead Pipelines           
       Customer Relations Summary                            Sales Order Management                        Mobility Features        Customer & Contact Management          
       Field Service                            Self Service Customer Portal                        Sales Configurator         Customer Case Management          
       Opportunity Tracking                            Website                                Integrated CRM          
       Quick Quoter                                                            Last Touch Reporting          
       Quote Tracking                                                            Mobile Access & Field Service          
                                                                   Sales Management & Quote Tracking          
  Additional Capabilities
   Microsoft Dynamics GP Manufacturing    Business Intelligence    Alert System    Multi-Channel Retail and Direct Marketing    Business Intelligence    Business Intelligence    E-Commerce    Document Mgmt    Real Time Dashboards    Business Intelligence    e-Commerce    (EDI) Electronic Data Interchange    Groupware Integration    Exact Synergy    B2B Contracting    M3 Business Intelligence    Application Programming Interface    Payroll Processing    JustFoodERP Extended Products   
   Quickbooks Manufacturing    Computer Aided Design    Business Intelligence and Reporting    Wholesale Distribution    Comprehensive Lot Traceability    Direct Store Delivery        Espresso Mobile    Security    e-Commerce        Distribution Management    Human Capital Management    Exact Event Manager    Business Analytics    M3 Product Lifecycle    Cetec ERP Application Programming Interface (API)    Work Force Management      
   Sage ERP Manufacturing    Document Control System    Compliance Management        FDA Compliance    Formula Management                Enterprise 21 Workbench Designer        e Business Applications    Intuitive Navagation        Employee Self-Service        Custom Report Writer          
   SAP Business One Manufacturing    E-Commerce    Human Resource Management        MSDS    Labor Tracking System                        S2K Mobile            Expense Management         Custom Workflow & Alerting          
       Electronic Data Interchange    Service Managment        Multicurrency    Point-of-Sale System                                    Human Resources        Ecommerce, EDI, & Credit Card Processing          
       Groupware Communication            Nutritional Labeling    Regulatory / Environmental Reporting                                    Mobile Solutions        Email Interfacing With Customers & Vendors          
       Human Resources Overview            System Manager                                        Payroll, Time & Attendance        Enterprise Document Management          
       SmartPlex Mobile Access                                                    Recruitment, Training & Developemnt        Pulse Report          
  Services Support
       Security    Support Options        ClientAdvantage    Consulting    e-Learning    STARS    Customer Care    Direct Developer Support                Training and Education    Implementation    M3 Rental Management    Cetec ERP Lite, Standard & Gold Levels    IQMS EnterpriseIQ Training Programs       
       Training Strategies            ProductAdvantage™    Implementation        Support    NetSuite Central                    Customer Support    Support    M3 Services Management    Custom Development & Integration    IQMS Professional Services and Consulting      
                   Professional Services    Support        Training and Education    Site Consultation                    Consultation Services    Training        Data Migration    IQMS Technical Support      
                                                                   Local / Resident Hosting    Software Updates and Maintenance Program      
                                                                   OnSite Implementation Consulting          
                                                                   Project Discovery & Gap Analysis          
                                                                   Services User Training Programs          

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