Discrete Manufacturing ERP Software, Healthcare/Medical Devices Industry.

A comprehensive independent review of Discrete Manufacturing ERP software for the Healthcare/Medical Devices Industry. Below is a side-by-side comparison with 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 NameEnterpriseIQSYSPROEpicor ERPSage ERP X3NetSuite ERPE2 Shop SystemGlobal Shop SolutionsECi M1IFS Applications 8.0Infor CloudSuite Industrial (Syteline) MAX ERPExpandable ERP Cetec ERP
  Version2015.17.010.007Always Current7.22015. Current
  Price Range$50K- $2M$25K-500K onsite$4K -500K$2600/ user-$10K-100K$5K-200K$5K-500K$10K-250K$300K-2M$25K-500K$5K -35K$20K-200K or$250/User/Mo $40/User/Month-
  Financing OptionsLease, Financing, Leasing Options, SubscriptionLease, Owner Financing, SubscriptionLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownOwner Financing, Lease to ownSubscriptionFinancing, Leasing OptionsFinancing, Leasing OptionsLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownSubscriptionLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownLease, FinancingSubscription, LicensedSubscription
  User Range5-Unlimited4-10001-2000+20-1000+10+unlimited1-3003-10001-50040-50005-10005-150+1-Unlimited5-Unlimited
  Multi SiteYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
  Multi NationalyesYes, 60+ Countries YesYesYesYesYesAU, NZ,US,CA,UK.YesYesYesYesYes
  ArchitectureSOA, .NETSOA, XML, WebserviceSOA SAAS, MultitenantClient/ServerSOASOA, .NETSOASOA.NETWindows ClientServeSaas, Multitenant
  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, Cloud-Based (Saas), MAC OSMS 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 Server, MS SQL ExpressMS SQL Server, ODBC CompliantMS SQL Server, IBM DB2, OtherCloud-Based (Saas), MySQLMS SQL Server, Cloud-Based (Saas)MS SQL Server, QuickbooksMS SQL Server, Cloud-Based (Saas)Cloud-Based (Saas), MySQL
  Server OSLinux, Windows, Unix, .NETWindowsLinux, Windows, UnixLinux, Windows, UnixMac OS, Windows, Unix, Novell NetwareWindowsWindowsWindowsCompatible w/all Operating SystemsWindowsWindowsWindowsCompatible w/all Operating Systems
  Materials Management
   Inventory Control    Inventory Management    Advanced Material Mgmt.    Inventory Control    Multi-location Inventory for Distributor    Data Collection    Bar Coding    Advanced Inventory Mgmt    Complex MRO    Material Management Summary    Inventory Control    Consignment Inventory     Barcoding & Labeling  
   Vendor Managed Inventory    Lot Traceability    Bar Coding        Advanced Shipping    Bar Coding    Bill of Materials    Inventory Management    Costing    Plant Maintenance    Lot and Serial Tracking    Inventory Accuracy     Bill Of Materials  
   Wireless Warehouse Management System        Handheld        Bin Management    Bill Of Materials    Data Collection    M1 Calculators    Demand Forecasting        Master Scheduling    Inventory Control    Dimensional Inventory Control  
           Material Handler Interface        Order Promising    Handheld / Pocketview    Inventory Control        Inventory Replenishment        Material Requirement Planning    Inventory RESTful API     Inventory Management  
           Material Movement        Real-Time Sustem    Inventory Control    Inventory Management        Project Budgeting        Repetitive Manufacturing    Lot Tracking    Lot & Serial Traceability  
           Prioritize Orders        Return Materials Authorization    Inventory Management    Materials Purchasing        Project Reporting            Materials Management    Mobile Warehousing  
           Sales Order Allocation            Lot and Serial Control    Materials Solutions        Scheduling and Resourcing            Serial & Lot Production Control RESTful APIs    MRP & Inventory Forecast  
                       Material Management     Physical Inventory                    Serial Number Tracking     Production Scheduling & Capacity Planning  
                           Wireless System                          
  Sales Order Management
   Packing Slip & Shipping Management    Document Flow Mgmt.    Order Management    Purchasing Management    Automated Order Processing    Order Entry    Complete Order Management    Advanced Bill of Materials    Collaborative Solutions    Advanced Forcasting    Advanced Forecast    Configuration Control     Automatic Order Processing  
   Quoting and Estimating    Ecommerce Shopping Cart    Sales Management    RF Warehousing    Automated Payments    Quoting / Estimating    Demand Management    Estimating & Quote Mgmt.    Component Repair    Estimating / Quoting    Quoting and Estimating    Electronic Data Transmission    Configurable Manufacturing Modes  
   Sales Orders    Point Of Sale    Demand Management    Sales Monitoring    One Click Purchase Orders    Vender Returns    Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)    Lead Management    Coordinate Projects    Request for Quote    Sales Order and Processing    Pack-Out Ship     EDI / Ecommerce  
       Report Writer    Electronic Data Interchange        Order Management        Invoice Order History    Project Mgmt    Customer Orders             Quick Sales Order Entry     Field Service & Projects  
       Return Mgmt    Estimate / Quote Mgmt.        Procure-to-Pay Purchasing        Order Enrty        Field Service            Return Material Authorization    Manufacturing Quoting  
       Sales Analysis    Storefront        Real Time Order Status        Quoting & Estimating        Sales            Sales Order Credit Card Validation    Packing, Shipping, & RMAs  
       Sales Orders            Self-Service Vendor Center        Return Merchandise Authorization        Sales Quotes            Sales Order Management     Sales Reporting & Analysis  
                   Shipping Integration        Sales & Service Management                    Shipping RESTful API     Workflow & Routing  
                   Streamlined Receiving        Shipping Logistics                    Volume Pricing      
  Financial Management
   Financial Overview    Budget Management    General Ledger    Business Intelligence    General Ledger, Payables & Receivables    Accounts Payable    Accounts Payable    General Ledger    Accounts Payable & Receivable    Financial Management    Fixed Asset Management    Accounting RESTful APIs     Accounts Payable   
   General Ledger    Accounts Payable    Accounts Payable    Data Collection    Financial Summary    Accounts Receivable    Accounts Receivable    Accounts Payable    Budget Management        General Ledger    Accounts Payable     Accounts Receivable  
   Finanacial Reporting    Accounts Receivable    Accounts Receivable    Financial Overview    Advanced Billing    Budgeting / Cashflow    Business Intelligence    Accounts Receivable    Cash Flow        Lean Tools / Lean Vouchering    Accounts Receivable     Bank Reconcile & Credit Card Import  
   Accounts Payable    Activity Based Costing    Multi-Cureancy / Company        Amortization Schedules    Executive Overview    Cash Flow    Multi-Currency    Consolidate Accounts        Multi-Currency    Bank Reconciliation     Configurable Costing Methods  
   Accounts Receivable    Tax Management    Financial Mgmt Overview        Multi-currency Transactions    General Ledger    Financial Management    Payroll    Financial Summary        Multiple Cost Sets    Business Intelligence & Analytics    Financial Reporting (Multi Site / Company)  
   Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)    Assests Register    Tax Connect        Project Accounting    Payroll    Fixed Assets        Fixed Assets        Payables Management    Financial Reporting    General Accounting   
       Payroll    Cash / Asset Mgmt        Revenue Recognition    QuickBooks    General Ledger        General Ledger        Receivables Management    Foreign Currency     General Ledger  
       Analytics    Global Engines                International Accounting        Sales Contract Mgmt.        Human Resources    General Ledger     Project Accounting  
                           Multi-Currency Management                    Multiple Company     Tax Management  
                           Payroll Management                          
  Production Management
   Bill of Manufacture (BOM)    Bill of Materials    Production Mgmt     Discrete Manufacturing    Advanced Multi-location Inventory    Advanced Scheduling    Advanced Production Scheduling    Job Management    Asset Design    Engineering    Lean Tools / Consolidated Planning    Integration For Finite Capacity    Bill Of Materials  
   Engineering Change Order    Engineering Change Control    Advanced Production    Process Manufacturing    Aseembly Management    Job Management    Engineer-to-Order    M1 SFE Shop floor Entry    Batch Process    Planning & Scheduling    Engineering Change Order    Job Scheduling & Costing     Configurable Manufacturing   
   Manufacturing & Production Reporting     Factory Documentation    Advanced Quality Mgmt        Work Order Management    Order Costing     Lean Manufacturing    Order Managent    Configure / Make / Assemble    Production Management    Labor Tracking    Master Scheduling & Planning    Integrated QMS & ECO / ECR  
   MES    Cost Tracking    Job Management            Quality Management    Management Solutions    Product Configurator    Constraint-Based Scheduling    Project Control    Lean Capabilities    Shop Floor Routing    Mobile Shop Floor  
   Material & Capacity Requirements Planning    Planning and Scheduling    Lean Manufacturing            Rapid Documentation    Production Configurator    Quality / Warranty    Engineer to Order    Shop Floor Data    Lean Tools / Labor Tracking        Production & WIP Reporting  
   Production Overview    Projects and Contracts    Manufacturing Execution Systm.            Shipping    Project Management    Scheduling    Make to Project    Workflow    MAX Visual Shop Scheduler        Production Scheduling & Capacity Planning  
   Quality Management    Quality Mgmt    Planning & Scheduling            Shop Floor Control    Quality Control        Multisite Planning        Shop Floor Control        Time Tracking, Job Costing, & Outsourcing  
   Real Time Monitoring    Quotations    Planning and Scheduling                Quality Tracking        Project Management        Subcontract Processing        Work Order Documents  
       Requirements Planning    Product Data Management                Shop Floor Control        Repetitive Manufacturing                  
       Shop Clock                            Shop Floor Reporting                  
                                   Shop Order                  
                                   Sub-Contract Management                  
  Supply Chain Management
   Capable to Promise    EDI Solution    Supply Chain Mgmt.        Supply Chain Overview    Advanced Scheduling    Advanced Planning and Scheduling    Purchasing Mgmt.    Distribution    Shipping / Receiving    Bar Coding    e-Purchase Order Requisitions    Customer / Vendor Portals  
   Demand Planning    Freight Calculator    Inventory Management            Demand Forecasting    Forecasting Trust    Purchasing RFQ    Equipment        Backflush by Operation    Electronic Data Transmission    Lot & Serial Traceability  
   Materials Ordering    Inventory Forecasting    Purchase Management            Executive Overview    Shipping & Receiving Management    Shipping Mgmt.    Equipment Effectiveness        Purchasing Control    Lot Tracking    MRP / Kanban / Replenishment  
   Outsource Central     Shipping Mgmt    Shipping & Receiving            Inventory Management    Supplier Relationship Management         Preventive Maintenance        Subcontract Processing    PO From SO Create Workbench    Production Scheduling & Capacity Planning  
           Sourcing            Purchasing / Receiving    Supply Chain Manager        Procurement        Supplier Kanban    Purchasing    Receiving / Picking / Packing / Shipping  
           Supplier Relationship Mgmt.                        Supply Chain            Purchasing RESTful API     Requisitions & Purchase Orders  
           Warehouse Management                        Warehousing            Serial & Lot Product Control     Supply Chain Management  
                                               Serial Number Product Tracking    Supply / Demand Forecasting  
  Customer Relationship Management
   Customer Relationship Management (CRM)    Contact Management    Customer Relations Overview    CRM    Incentive Management    CRM    Customer & Prospect Management    Call Management    CRM Features    Customer Relations Management    Customer Service Portal    Customer Support     Built-in CRM  
       CRM for Syspro    Campaign Connect        Job and Project Tracking    Sales Forecasting    Customer Relationship Management    Contact Manager    Customer Services    Field Service Management        Expandable CRM    Calendar Reminders / Follow-ups  
           Case Management        Partner Relationship    WebView    Sales Forecasting        Information Shring            Integration for Salesforce CRM    Custom Lead Pipelines   
           Customer Relationship Management        Sales Order Management        Sales Opportunity & Marketing Management         Mobility Features                Customer & Contact Management  
           Informatin Worker        Self Service Customer Portal        Service Management        Sales Configurator                 Customer Case Management  
           Lead / Opportunity Mgmt        Website                                Integrated CRM  
           Mobile Connect                                        Last Touch Reporting  
           Service Management                                        Mobile Access & Field Service  
                                                   Sales Management & Quote Tracking  
  Additional Capabilities
   Payroll Processing    Document Mgmt    Cloud Deployment    Multi-Channel Retail and Direct Marketing    Real Time Dashboards    Time and Attendance    Business Web    Document Mgmt    B2B Contracting    Human Resources    Exact Synergy    Additional Capabilities Overview    Application Programming Interface  
   Work Force Management    Espresso Mobile    Compliance Overview    Wholesale Distribution    Security    Crystal Reports    Crystal Reports    Human Resources    Business Analytics    Internationalization    Exact Event Manager    Business Intelligence Products    Cetec ERP Application Programming Interface (API)  
           Composite Applications            Data Conversions    Data Conversion    M1 WebGear Interface    Employee Self-Service    Intuitive User Interface        Engineering Products    Custom Report Writer  
           Composite Applications            Document Control    Document Control    System Security    Expense Management     Multi-Site, Multi-Plant        High Technology Package    Custom Workflow & Alerting  
           Document Mgmt            QuickView    Global Application Builder    Unlimited View    Human Resources    Quality Control (Supplier)        Integration Programming Interfaces    Ecommerce, EDI, & Credit Card Processing  
           Enterprise Content Mgmt                Online System / Time and Attendance        Mobile Solutions    Report & Analysis        Medical Technology Package    Email Interfacing with Customers & Vendors  
           Enterprise Performance Mgmt                        Payroll, Time & Attendance    Sytline Data Collection        Product Management    Enterprise Document Management  
           Epicor Everywhere FrameworkEpicor Everywhere Frame                        Recruitment, Training & Developemnt            Quality & Regulatory    Pulse Report  
           Global Business Mgmt                                    Security & Business Monitoring Products      
           Human Capital Mgmt.                                    Usability & Data Collection Utilities      
           ICE Business Architecture                                          
           Product Data Mgmt                                          
           Service Mgmt. Overview                                          
           Social Enterprise                                          
           Subscription Services                                          
           Web 2.0                                          
  Services Support
   IQMS EnterpriseIQ Training Programs     STARS    Business Process Outsourcing        Customer Care    Account Manager    FastRESPONSE    Services & Support    Implementation        Training and Education    Client Support & Training Overview    Cetec ERP Lite, Standard & Gold Levels  
   IQMS Professional Services and Consulting    Support    Epicor Consulting        NetSuite Central    Classroom Training    Global Shop Solutions Consulting        Support        Customer Support    Customer Support Module    Custom Development & Integration  
   IQMS Technical Support    Training and Education    Hosting Services        Site Consultation    E-Learning    Global Shop Solutions University        Training        Consultation Services    Direct Implementation Services    Data Migration  
   Software Updates and Maintenance Program        Learning & Educational Services            Onsite and ISO Consulting    Learning & Educational Services                    Meditech Validation Products & Services    Local / Resident Hosting  
           Managed Services            Phone Support    Training Strategies                     Support & Professional Services    On-Site Implementation Consulting  
           Professional Services                                    User Product & Process Training    Project Discovery & Gap Analysis  
           Subscription Services                                        Services User Training Programs  

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