ERP Software Comparison for Make to Order (MTO) Manufacturing on a Cloud Based (SaaS) Platform

A comprehensive independent review of ERP software systems in Make to Order (MTO) 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 NameEnterpriseIQSYSPROEpicor ERPSage ERP X3Plex Manufacturing CloudIFS Applications 8.0Epicor ExpressInfor CloudSuite Industrial (Syteline) Microsoft Dynamics AXExpandable ERP Cetec ERP
  Version2015.17.010.007Always Current8.0Always current9.00.10AX 7 20169.3.0Always Current
  Price Range$50K- $2M$40K-500K onsite$4K -500K$2600/ user-$5K + per month-$300K-2M$400-$5K/Mo.$25K-500K$20K-750K$20K-200K or$250/User/Mo $40/User/Month-
  Financing OptionsLease, Financing, Leasing Options, SubscriptionLease, Owner FinancingLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownOwner Financing, Lease to ownSubscriptionLease, Owner FinancingSubscriptionLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownLease, Owner Financing, FinancingSubscription, LicensedSubscription
  User Range5-Unlimited4-10001-2000+20-1000+20-1000+40-50001-505-10005-2,2501-Unlimited5-Unlimited
  Multi SiteYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
  Multi NationalyesYes, 60+ Countries YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
  ArchitectureSOA, .NETSOA, XML, WebserviceSOA SaaS Multitenant SOASOASaaS Multitenant SOASOASOA, .NET, CloudWindows 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)MS SQL Server, Oracle, Cloud-Based (Saas)Cloud-Based (Saas), Universally Compatible w/all Data Base PlatformsOracle, Cloud-Based (Saas)MS SQL Server, Progress, Customized per Client, Cloud-Based (Saas), MS SQL Express, MS Access, Universally Compatible w/all Data Base Platforms, Quickbooks, SalesforceMS SQL Server, Cloud-Based (Saas)MS SQL Server, Oracle, Cloud-Based (Saas), Microsoft AzureMS SQL Server, Cloud-Based (Saas)Cloud-Based (Saas), MySQL
  Server OSLinux, Windows, Unix, .NETWindowsLinux, Windows, UnixLinux, Windows, UnixCompatible w/all Operating SystemsLinux, Windows, Solaris, AIX, HP-UXMac OS, Linux, Windows, UnixWindowsWindowsWindowsCompatible w/all Operating Systems
  Materials Management
   Inventory Control    Inventory Management    Advanced Material Mgmt.    Inventory Control    Inventory Summary    Complex MRO    Material Management    Material Management Summary    Inventory Controls    Consignment Inventory     Barcoding & Labeling  
   Vendor Managed Inventory    Lot Traceability    Bar Coding        Inventory Tracking    Costing        Plant Maintenance    Manufacturing    Inventory Accuracy     Bill Of Materials  
   Wireless Warehouse Management System        Handheld        Bill of Materials    Demand Forecasting            Material Planning    Inventory Control    Dimensional Inventory Control  
           Material Handler Interface        Bar Coding    Inventory Replenishment            Warehouse Management    Inventory RESTful API     Inventory Management  
           Material Movement        Job Tracking System    Project Budgeting                Lot Tracking    Lot & Serial Traceability  
           Prioritize Orders        Material Requirements Planning    Project Reporting                Materials Management    Mobile Warehousing  
           Sales Order Allocation            Scheduling and Resourcing                Serial & Lot Production Control RESTful APIs    MRP & Inventory Forecast  
                                       Serial Number Tracking     Production Scheduling & Capacity Planning  
  Sales Order Management
   Packing Slip & Shipping Management    Document Flow Mgmt.    Order Management    Purchasing Management    Commission Tracking    Collaborative Solutions    Estimating & Quoting    Advanced Forcasting    Sales & Marketing    Configuration Control     Automatic Order Processing  
   Quoting and Estimating    Ecommerce Shopping Cart    Sales Mgmt. Overview    RF Warehousing    Competitor Intelligence Database    Component Repair    Order Management    Estimating / Quoting    Sales Management    Electronic Data Transmission    Configurable Manufacturing Modes  
   Sales Orders    Point Of Sale    Demand Management    Sales Monitoring    Customer Orders    Coordinate Projects        Request for Quote        Pack-Out Ship     EDI / Ecommerce  
       Report Writer    Electronic Data Interchange        E D I    Customer Orders                 Quick Sales Order Entry     Field service & Projects  
       Return Mgmt    Estimate / Quote Mgmt.        Order Entry & Tracking    Field Service                Return Material Authorization    Manufacturing Quoting  
       Sales Analysis    Storefront        Quote Tracking    Sales                Sales Order Credit Card Validation    Packing, Shipping, & RMAs  
       Sales Orders            Sales Order    Sales Quotes                Sales Order Management     Sales Reporting & Analysis  
                                       Shipping RESTful API     Workflow & Routing  
                                       Volume Pricing      
  Financial Management
   Financial Overview    Budget Management    General Ledger    Business Intelligence    accounting Overview    Accounts Payable & Receivable    Accounts Payable    Financial Management    AP / AR    Accounting RESTful APIs     Accounts Payable   
   General Ledger    Accounts Payable    Accounts Payable    Data Collection    Accounts Receivable / Accounts Payable    Budget Management    Accounts Receivable        Financial Management Overview    Accounts Payable     Accounts Receivable  
   Finanacial Reporting    Accounts Receivable    Accounts Receivable    Financial Overview    Costing    Cash Flow    General Ledger        Fixed Assets    Accounts Receivable     Bank Reconcile & Credit Card Import  
   Accounts Payable    Activity Based Costing    Multi-Cureancy / Company        Expense Project Tracking    Consolidate Accounts    Multi-Currency        General Ledger    Bank Reconciliation     Configurable Costing Methods  
   Accounts Receivable    Tax Management    Financial Mgmt Overview        Inventory Valuation    Financial Summary    Payroll        International Capabilities    Business Intelligence & Analytics    Financial Reporting (Multi Site / Company)  
   Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)    Assests Register    Tax Connect        Multi-Company Financial Consolidation    Fixed Assets            Project Accounting    Financial Reporting    General Accounting   
       Payroll    Cash / Asset Mgmt            General Ledger                Foreign Currency     General Ledger  
       Analytics    Global Engines            Sales Contract Mgmt.                General Ledger     Project Accounting  
                                       Multiple Company     Tax Management  
  Production Management
   Bill of Manufacture (BOM)    Bill of Materials    Production Mgmt Overview    Discrete Manufacturing    Barcode Labeling    Asset Design    Bill of Materials     Engineering    Bill of Materials    Integration For Finite Capacity    Bill Of Materials  
   Engineering Change Order    Engineering Change Control    Advanced Production    Process Manufacturing    Capacity Planning    Batch Process    Document Management    Planning & Scheduling    Key Production Features    Job Scheduling & Costing     Configurable Manufacturing   
   Manufacturing & Production Reporting     Factory Documentation    Advanced Quality Mgmt        Complex Assembly    Configure / Make / Assemble    Engineering Change and Revision Control    Production Management    Product Builder    Master Scheduling & Planning    Integrated QMS & ECO / ECR  
   MES    Cost Tracking    Job Management        Labor & Time Tracking    Constraint-Based Scheduling    Job Management    Project Control        Shop Floor Routing    Mobile Shop Floor  
   Material & Capacity Requirements Planning    Planning and Scheduling    Lean Manufacturing        Multi-Plants    Engineer to Order    Lean Production    Shop Floor Data            Production & WIP Reporting  
   Production Overview    Projects and Contracts    Manufacturing Execution Systm.        Plant Floor Mobile Access    Make to Project    Quality Assurance    Workflow            Production Scheduling & Capacity Planning  
   Quality Management    Quality Mgmt    Planning & Scheduling        PLC Machine Integration    Multisite Planning    Routing                Time Tracking, Job Costing, & Outsourcing  
   Real Time Monitoring    Quotations            Preventative Maintenance    Project Management    Scheduling                Work Order Documents  
       Requirements Planning            Production Scheduling Overview    Repetitive Manufacturing    Shop Floor Control                  
       Shop Clock            Shop Floor Control    Shop Floor Reporting                      
                   Statistical Process Controls    Shop Order                      
                       Sub-Contract Management                      
  Supply Chain Management
   Capable to Promise    EDI Solution    Supply Chain Mgmt Overview        Online Order & Tracking    Distribution    Purchasing    Shipping / Receiving    Key Supply Chain Features    e-Purchase Order Requisitions    Customer / Vendor Portals  
   Demand Planning    Freight Calculator    Inventory Management        Online Tool Release    Equipment    Shipping & Receiving             Electronic Data Transmission    Lot & Serial Traceability  
   Materials Ordering    Inventory Forecasting    Purchase Management        Problem Control    Equipment Effectiveness    Supplier Management            Lot Tracking    MRP / Kanban / Replenishment  
   Outsource Central     Shipping Mgmt    Shipping & Receiving        Supplier Quality    Preventive Maintenance                PO From SO Create Workbench    Production Scheduling & Capacity Planning  
           Sourcing        Supply Chain Overview    Procurement                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    Configurator Pricing     CRM Features    Contact Management    Customer Relations Management    Marketing Automation    Customer Support     Built-in CRM  
       CRM for Syspro    Campaign Connect        Cost & Quote Estimating    Customer Services    Lead & Opportunity Management    Field Service Management    Sales Force Automation    Expandable CRM    Calendar Reminders / Follow-ups  
           Case Management        Customer Master List    Information Shring    Marketing Management            Intergration for Salesforce CRM    Custom Lead Pipelines   
           Informatin Worker        Customer Relations Summary    Mobility Features                    Customer & Contact Management  
           Lead / Opportunity Mgmt        Field Service    Sales Configurator                     Customer Case Management  
           Mobile Connect        Opportunity Tracking                        Integrated CRM  
           Service Management        Quick Quoter                        Last Touch Reporting  
                   Quote Tracking                        Mobile Access & Field Service  
                                           Sales Management & Quote Tracking  
  Additional Capabilities
   Payroll Processing    Document Mgmt    Compliance Overview    Multi-Channel Retail and Direct Marketing    Business Intelligence    B2B Contracting    Business Intelligence    Human Resources    Alert System    Additional Capabilities Overview    Application Programming Interface  
   Work Force Management    Espresso Mobile    Composite Applications    Wholesale Distribution    Computer Aided Design    Business Analytics        Internationalization    Business Intelligence and Reporting    Business Intelligence Products    Cetec ERP Application Programming Interface (API)  
           Enterprise Performance Mgmt        Document Control System    Employee Self-Service        Intuitive User Interface    Compliance Management    Engineering Products    Custom Report Writer  
           Epicor Everywhere FrameworkEpicor Everywhere Frame        E-Commerce    Expense Management         Multi-Site, Multi-Plant    Human Resource Management    High Technology Package    Custom Workflow & Alerting  
           Global Business Mgmt        Electronic Data Interchange    Human Resources        Quality Control (Supplier)    Service Managment    Integration Programming Interfaces    Ecommerce, EDI, & Credit Card Processing  
           Human Capital Mgmt Overview        Groupware Communication    Mobile Solutions        Report & Analysis        Medical Technology Package    Email Interfacing With Customers & Vendors  
           Product Data Mgmt        Human Resources Overview    Payroll, Time & Attendance        Sytline Data Collection        Product Management    Enterprise Document Management  
           Service Mgmt. Overview        SmartPlex Mobile Access    Recruitment, Training & Developemnt                Quality & Regulatory    Pulse Report  
           Social Enterprise                            Security & Business Monitoring Products      
           Web 2.0                            Usability & Data Collection Utilities      
  Services Support
   IQMS EnterpriseIQ Training Programs     STARS    Business Process Outsourcing        Security    Implementation    Implementation        Support Options    Client Support & Training Overview    Cetec ERP Lite, Standard & Gold Levels  
   IQMS Professional Services and Consulting    Support    Hosting Services        Training Strategies    Support                Customer Support Module    Custom Development & Integration  
   IQMS Technical Support    Training and Education    Learning & Educational Services            Training                Direct Implementation Services    Data Migration  
   Software Updates and Maintenance Program        Managed Services                            Meditech Validation Products & Services    Local / Resident Hosting  
           Professional Services                            Support & Professional Services    OnSite Implementation Consulting  
           Subscription Services                            User Product & Process Training    Project Discovery & Gap Analysis  
           Support                                Services User Training Programs  

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