ERP Software Comparison for the Food and Beverage Industry with an MS SQL Server platform.

A comprehensive independent review and ERP Software comparison for the Food and Beverage Industry with an MS SQL Server 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 NameEnterpriseIQSYSPROSage ERP X3NetSuite ERPDEACOM ERPBatchMaster ManufacturingEnterprise 21 ERPProcessPro® Premier Microsoft Dynamics AXJustFoodERPSAP Business OneSAP Business All-In-OneMAX ERPInfor M3BatchMaster ERP B1
  Version2015.17.07Always Current14.98.408.110.4AX 7 2016NAV 201520105.5.2M3 13.2 (Feb 2014)14.3
  Price Range$50K- $2M$25K-500K onsite$2600/ user-$10K-100K$200K-$2M$6K-$175K$30K-$750K$100K-750K$20K-750K$10K-400K$25K -$250K$120K-2M$5K -35K-$15K-$375
  Financing OptionsLease, Financing, Leasing Options, SubscriptionLease, Owner Financing, SubscriptionOwner Financing, Lease to ownSubscriptionFinancingLease, Owner Financing, FinancingLease, Interest Free FinancingOwner Financing, Financing, SubscriptionLease, Owner Financing, FinancingFinancingLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownLease, Owner Financing, FinancingLease, FinancingLease, FinancingLease, Financing, Subscription
  User Range5-Unlimited4-100020-1000+10+unlimited10-20003-755-1000+5-10005-2,2505-50025-100050-50005-150+20-20005-500
  Multi SiteYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
  Multi NationalyesYes, 60+ Countries YesYesYesYesEnglish / SpanishYesYesYesYesYesYesYes (40+ languages)Yes
  ArchitectureSOA, .NETSOA, XML, Webservice SAAS, MultitenantMicrosoft .NET.NETSOA.NET, ClientServer SOA, .NET, CloudMicrosoft DynamicsSOA.NETInfor 3 tier.NET
  Database PlatformMS SQL Server, Oracle, ODBC Compliant, Cloud-Based (Saas), Amazon Web services (Cloud)MS 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 CloudMS SQL ServerMS SQL Server, MS SQL ExpressMS 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 Server, Cloud-Based (Saas)MS SQL Server, Oracle, Cloud-Based (Saas), Microsoft AzureMS SQL ServerMS SQL Server, Progress, IBM DB2, Other, Oracle, Proprietary`MS SQL Server, OracleMS SQL Server, QuickbooksMS SQL Server, IBM DB2, OracleMS SQL Server
  Server OSLinux, Windows, Unix, .NETWindowsLinux, Windows, UnixMac OS, Windows, Unix, Novell NetwareWindowsWindowsMac OS, Linux, Windows, UnixMac OS, WindowsWindowsWindowsMac OS, Linux, Windows, Unix, Novell NetwareWindowsWindowsWindows, IBM OS, System lWindows
  Materials Management
   Inventory Control    Inventory Management    Inventory Control    Multi-location Inventory for Distributor    Inventory Control    Compliance    Inventory Management    MRP    Inventory Controls    Inventory Visibility    Inventory Management    Inventory Management    Inventory Control    M3 Procurement    Inventory Management  
   Vendor Managed Inventory    Lot Traceability        Advanced Shipping    MRP    Inventory Control    Procurement    IC    Manufacturing    JF Floor (WMS)        Purchasing Process    Lot and Serial Tracking        Master Requirements Planning  
   Wireless Warehouse Management System            Bin Management    Warehouse Management Systems    Master Requirements Planning (MRP)    Warehouse Management System    AWS    Material Planning                Master Scheduling        Mobile  
               Order Promising        Mobile Data Collection        Physical Inventory    Warehouse Management                Material Requirement Planning        Regulatory Compliance  
               Real-Time Sustem                                    Repetitive Manufacturing          
               Return Materials Authorization                                              
  Sales Order Management
   Packing Slip & Shipping Management    Document Flow Mgmt.    Purchasing Management    Automated Order Processing    Sales Overview    Enhanced Order Entry for Sage & QuickBooks     Sales & Order Management    Order Entry    Sales & Marketing    E-commerce    Sales & Promotions    Sales Process    Advanced Forecast    M3 Sales Management    Sales Management  
   Quoting and Estimating    Ecommerce Shopping Cart    RF Warehousing    Automated Payments        Sales Orders            Sales Management    Forecasting            Quoting and Estimating          
   Sales Orders    Point Of Sale    Sales Monitoring    One Click Purchase Orders                        Order Management & EDI            Sales Order and Processing          
       Report Writer        Order Management                        Pricing & Commissions                      
       Return Mgmt        Procure-to-Pay Purchasing                        Rebates & Trade Promotion                      
       Sales Analysis        Real Time Order Status                        Web Portals                      
       Sales Orders        Self-Service Vendor Center                                              
               Shipping Integration                                              
               Streamlined Receiving                                              
  Financial Management
   Financial Overview    Budget Management    Business Intelligence    General Ledger, Payables & Receivables    Accounting        Financials Overview    Accounts Payable (AP)    AP / AR    Cash Flow Forecasting    Financial Reporting    Analytical Peporting    Fixed Asset Management    M3 Financial Accounting     Accounting and Financials  
   General Ledger    Accounts Payable    Data Collection    Financial Summary            Financial Reports    Accounts Receivable (AR)    Financial Management Overview    Cost Accounting    Accounting Overview    Financial Business Process    General Ledger        Financial Reporting  
   Finanacial Reporting    Accounts Receivable    Financial Overview    Advanced Billing                General Ledger (GL)    Fixed Assets    Costing    Banking & Reconciliation        Lean Tools / Lean Vouchering          
   Accounts Payable    Activity Based Costing        Amortization Schedules                Project Accounting    General Ledger    Financials    Cost Accounting        Multi-Currency          
   Accounts Receivable    Tax Management        Multi-currency Transactions                    International Capabilities    Reporting            Multiple Cost Sets          
   Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)    Assests Register        Project Accounting                    Project Accounting                Payables Management          
       Payroll        Revenue Recognition                                    Receivables Management          
       Analytics                                            Human Resources          
  Production Management
   Bill of Manufacture (BOM)    Bill of Materials    Discrete Manufacturing    Advanced Multi-location Inventory    Formula Management    Batch Production    Manufacturing    Advanced Scheduler    Bill of Materials    Food Safety Overview            Lean Tools / Consolidated Planning    M3 Manufacturing    Costing  
   Engineering Change Order    Engineering Change Control    Process Manufacturing    Aseembly Management    Labor Tracking System    Bill of Materials Management        Formulation    Key Production Features    JF Plant            Engineering Change Order    M3 Product Data Management    Product Development  
   Manufacturing & Production Reporting     Factory Documentation        Work Order Management    Production Overview    Formulation Management        Manufacturing ( BOM)    Product Builder    Preventative Maintenance            Labor Tracking    M3 Project Management    Production Management  
   MES    Cost Tracking                Product Costing        Quality Control ( QC)        Production Execution            Lean Capabilities        Quality Management  
   Material & Capacity Requirements Planning    Planning and Scheduling                Production Management        R & D        Production Metrics            Lean Tools / Labor Tracking          
   Production Overview    Projects and Contracts                Quality Control        Security Regulations        Production Scheduling            MAX Visual Shop Scheduler          
   Quality Management    Quality Mgmt                Samples Management        Standard Reports                    Shop Floor Control          
   Real Time Monitoring    Quotations                                            Subcontract Processing          
       Requirements Planning                                                      
       Shop Clock                                                      
  Supply Chain Management
   Capable to Promise    EDI Solution        Supply Chain Overview    Purchasing Overview    Master Production Scheduling (MPS)    Material Requirements Planning (MRP)    Dock Scheduling    Key Supply Chain Features    Logistics        Parts Demand Planning    Bar Coding    M3 Supply Chain Execution    Master Production Scheduling (MPS)  
   Demand Planning    Freight Calculator                Purchasing for Sage and Quickbooks    Distribution Requirements Planning (DRP)    Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)        Shipping & Receiving        Strategic Operational Planning    Backflush by Operation    M3 Supply Chain Planning    Procurement  
   Materials Ordering    Inventory Forecasting                        Master Production Scheduler                    Purchasing Control          
   Outsource Central     Shipping Mgmt                        Purchase Orders (PO)                    Subcontract Processing          
                                                   Supplier Kanban          
  Customer Relationship Management
   Customer Relationship Management (CRM)    Contact Management    CRM    Incentive Management    Customer Realations Management        Customer Relationship Management    CRM    Marketing Automation    CRM    CRM Overview    Customer Relationship Management    Customer Service Portal    M3 Customer Lifecycle Mgmt    Customer Relationship Management   
       CRM for Syspro        Job and Project Tracking                    Sales Force Automation        Customer Management                  
               Partner Relationship                                              
               Sales Order Management                                              
               Self Service Customer Portal                                              
  Additional Capabilities
   Payroll Processing    Document Mgmt    Multi-Channel Retail and Direct Marketing    Real Time Dashboards    Business Intelligence    Microsoft Dynamics GP Manufacturing    Business Intelligence    Business Intelligence    Alert System    JustFoodERP Extended Products     E-Commerce    Groupware Integration    Exact Synergy    M3 Business Intelligence    e-Commerce  
   Work Force Management    Espresso Mobile    Wholesale Distribution    Security    Direct Store Delivery    Quickbooks Manufacturing    e-Commerce    Comprehensive Lot Traceability    Business Intelligence and Reporting            Human Capital Management    Exact Event Manager    M3 Product Lifecycle      
                   Formula Management    Sage ERP Manufacturing    Enterprise 21 Workbench Designer    FDA Compliance    Compliance Management            Intuitive Navagation              
                   Labor Tracking System    SAP Business One Manufacturing        MSDS    Human Resource Management                          
                   Point-of-Sale System            Multicurrency    Service Managment                          
                   Regulatory / Environmental Reporting            Nutritional Labeling                              
                               System Manager                              
  Services Support
   IQMS EnterpriseIQ Training Programs     STARS        Customer Care    Consulting        Direct Developer Support    ClientAdvantage    Support Options        e-Learning        Training and Education    M3 Rental Management      
   IQMS Professional Services and Consulting    Support        NetSuite Central    Implementation            ProductAdvantage™                    Customer Support    M3 Services Management      
   IQMS Technical Support    Training and Education        Site Consultation    Support            Professional Services                    Consultation Services          
   Software Updates and Maintenance Program                                                          

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