ERP Software Comparison for Industrial Distribution Manufacturing on a Cloud Based (SaaS) Platform

A comprehensive independent review of ERP software systems in Industrial Distribution Manufacturing for the 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 NameSYSPROSage ERP X3NetSuite ERPIFS Applications 8.0Enterprise 21 ERPMicrosoft Dynamics AX
  Version7.07Always Current8.08.1AX 7 2016
  Price Range$40K-500K onsite$2600/ user-$10K-100K$300K-2M$30K-$750K$20K-750K
  Financing OptionsLease, Owner FinancingOwner Financing, Lease to ownSubscriptionLease, Owner FinancingLease, Interest Free FinancingLease, Owner Financing, Financing
  User Range4-100020-1000+10+unlimited40-50005-1000+5-2,250
  Multi SiteYesYesYesYesYesYes
  Multi NationalYes, 60+ Countries YesYesYesEnglish / SpanishYes
  ArchitectureSOA, XML, Webservice SAAS, MultitenantSOASOASOA, .NET, Cloud
  Database PlatformMS 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 CloudOracle, 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, SalesforceMS SQL Server, Oracle, Cloud-Based (Saas), Microsoft Azure
  Server OSWindowsLinux, Windows, UnixMac OS, Windows, Unix, Novell NetwareLinux, Windows, Solaris, AIX, HP-UXMac OS, Linux, Windows, UnixWindows
  Materials Management
   Inventory Management    Inventory Control    Multi-location Inventory for Distributor    Complex MRO    Inventory Management    Inventory Controls  
   Lot Traceability        Advanced Shipping    Costing    Procurement    Manufacturing  
           Bin Management    Demand Forecasting    Warehouse Management System    Material Planning  
           Order Promising    Inventory Replenishment        Warehouse Management  
           Real-Time Sustem    Project Budgeting          
           Return Materials Authorization    Project Reporting          
               Scheduling and Resourcing          
  Sales Order Management
   Document Flow Mgmt.    Purchasing Management    Automated Order Processing    Collaborative Solutions    Sales & Order Management    Sales & Marketing  
   Ecommerce Shopping Cart    RF Warehousing    Automated Payments    Component Repair        Sales Management  
   Point Of Sale    Sales Monitoring    One Click Purchase Orders    Coordinate Projects          
   Report Writer        Order Management    Customer Orders           
   Return Mgmt        Procure-to-Pay Purchasing    Field Service          
   Sales Analysis        Real Time Order Status    Sales          
   Sales Orders        Self-Service Vendor Center    Sales Quotes          
           Shipping Integration              
           Streamlined Receiving              
  Financial Management
   Budget Management    Business Intelligence    General Ledger, Payables & Receivables    Accounts Payable & Receivable    Financials Overview    AP / AR  
   Accounts Payable    Data Collection    Financial Summary    Budget Management    Financial Reports    Financial Management Overview  
   Accounts Receivable    Financial Overview    Advanced Billing    Cash Flow        Fixed Assets  
   Activity Based Costing        Amortization Schedules    Consolidate Accounts        General Ledger  
   Tax Management        Multi-currency Transactions    Financial Summary        International Capabilities  
   Assests Register        Project Accounting    Fixed Assets        Project Accounting  
   Payroll        Revenue Recognition    General Ledger          
   Analytics            Sales Contract Mgmt.          
  Production Management
   Bill of Materials    Discrete Manufacturing    Advanced Multi-location Inventory    Asset Design    Manufacturing    Bill of Materials  
   Engineering Change Control    Process Manufacturing    Aseembly Management    Batch Process        Key Production Features  
   Factory Documentation        Work Order Management    Configure / Make / Assemble        Product Builder  
   Cost Tracking            Constraint-Based Scheduling          
   Planning and Scheduling            Engineer to Order          
   Projects and Contracts            Make to Project          
   Quality Mgmt            Multisite Planning          
   Quotations            Project Management          
   Requirements Planning            Repetitive Manufacturing          
   Shop Clock            Shop Floor Reporting          
               Shop Order          
               Sub-Contract Management          
  Supply Chain Management
   EDI Solution        Supply Chain Overview    Distribution    Material Requirements Planning (MRP)    Key Supply Chain Features  
   Freight Calculator            Equipment    Distribution Requirements Planning (DRP)      
   Inventory Forecasting            Equipment Effectiveness          
   Shipping Mgmt            Preventive Maintenance          
               Supply Chain          
  Customer Relationship Management
   Contact Management    CRM    Incentive Management    CRM Features    Customer Relationship Management    Marketing Automation  
   CRM for Syspro        Job and Project Tracking    Customer Services        Sales Force Automation  
           Partner Relationship    Information Shring          
           Sales Order Management    Mobility Features          
           Self Service Customer Portal    Sales Configurator           
  Additional Capabilities
   Document Mgmt    Multi-Channel Retail and Direct Marketing    Real Time Dashboards    B2B Contracting    Business Intelligence    Alert System  
   Espresso Mobile    Wholesale Distribution    Security    Business Analytics    e-Commerce    Business Intelligence and Reporting  
               Employee Self-Service    Enterprise 21 Workbench Designer    Compliance Management  
               Expense Management         Human Resource Management  
               Human Resources        Service Managment  
               Mobile Solutions          
               Payroll, Time & Attendance          
               Recruitment, Training & Developemnt          
  Services Support
   STARS        Customer Care    Implementation    Direct Developer Support    Support Options  
   Support        NetSuite Central    Support          
   Training and Education        Site Consultation    Training          

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