ERP Software Review, Metal Fabrication Industry, Process Manufacturing, Cloud-Based (SaaS) platform

A comprehensive independent review and ERP Software comparison for the Metal Fabrication Industry with Process Manufacturing on the Could-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 NameEnterpriseIQSYSPROSage ERP X3Plex Manufacturing CloudS2K Enterprise
  Version2015.17.07Always Current5.5
  Price Range$50K- $2M$40K-500K onsite$2600/ user-$5K + per month-Please inquire-
  Financing OptionsLease, Financing, Leasing Options, SubscriptionLease, Owner FinancingOwner Financing, Lease to ownSubscriptionLease, Financing
  User Range5-Unlimited4-100020-1000+20-1000+10+ unlimited
  Multi SiteYesYesYesYesYes
  Multi NationalyesYes, 60+ Countries YesYesYes ( UK, CA, Caribbean)
  ArchitectureSOA, .NETSOA, XML, Webservice SaaS Multitenant SOASOA
  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)Cloud-Based (Saas), Universally Compatible w/all Data Base PlatformsIBM DB2, Cloud-Based (Saas)
  Server OSLinux, Windows, Unix, .NETWindowsLinux, Windows, UnixCompatible w/all Operating SystemsLinux, Windows, IBM Power System
  Materials Management
   Inventory Control    Inventory Management    Inventory Control    Inventory Summary    Master Production Schedule (MPS)  
   Vendor Managed Inventory    Lot Traceability        Inventory Tracking    Material Requirement Planning  
   Wireless Warehouse Management System            Bill of Materials      
               Bar Coding      
               Job Tracking System      
               Material Requirements Planning      
  Sales Order Management
   Packing Slip & Shipping Management    Document Flow Mgmt.    Purchasing Management    Commission Tracking    Order Processing  
   Quoting and Estimating    Ecommerce Shopping Cart    RF Warehousing    Competitor Intelligence Database    Work Order Processing  
   Sales Orders    Point Of Sale    Sales Monitoring    Customer Orders      
       Report Writer        E D I      
       Return Mgmt        Order Entry & Tracking      
       Sales Analysis        Quote Tracking      
       Sales Orders        Sales Order      
  Financial Management
   Financial Overview    Budget Management    Business Intelligence    accounting Overview    Accounts Payable  
   General Ledger    Accounts Payable    Data Collection    Accounts Receivable / Accounts Payable    Accounts Receivable  
   Finanacial Reporting    Accounts Receivable    Financial Overview    Costing    Financial Highlights  
   Accounts Payable    Activity Based Costing        Expense Project Tracking    General Ledger  
   Accounts Receivable    Tax Management        Inventory Valuation      
   Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)    Assests Register        Multi-Company Financial Consolidation      
  Production Management
   Bill of Manufacture (BOM)    Bill of Materials    Discrete Manufacturing    Barcode Labeling    Capacity Requirements Planning  
   Engineering Change Order    Engineering Change Control    Process Manufacturing    Capacity Planning    Shop Floor Control  
   Manufacturing & Production Reporting     Factory Documentation        Complex Assembly      
   MES    Cost Tracking        Labor & Time Tracking      
   Material & Capacity Requirements Planning    Planning and Scheduling        Multi-Plants      
   Production Overview    Projects and Contracts        Plant Floor Mobile Access      
   Quality Management    Quality Mgmt        PLC Machine Integration      
   Real Time Monitoring    Quotations        Preventative Maintenance      
       Requirements Planning        Production Scheduling Overview      
       Shop Clock        Shop Floor Control      
               Statistical Process Controls      
  Supply Chain Management
   Capable to Promise    EDI Solution        Online Order & Tracking    Inventory Management  
   Demand Planning    Freight Calculator        Online Tool Release      
   Materials Ordering    Inventory Forecasting        Problem Control      
   Outsource Central     Shipping Mgmt        Supplier Quality      
               Supply Chain Overview      
  Customer Relationship Management
   Customer Relationship Management (CRM)    Contact Management    CRM    Configurator Pricing     Customer Relationship Management  
       CRM for Syspro        Cost & Quote Estimating    Marketing Automation  
               Customer Master List    Remote Sales Force Automation  
               Customer Relations Summary      
               Field Service      
               Opportunity Tracking      
               Quick Quoter      
               Quote Tracking      
  Additional Capabilities
   Payroll Processing    Document Mgmt    Multi-Channel Retail and Direct Marketing    Business Intelligence    (EDI) Electronic Data Interchange  
   Work Force Management    Espresso Mobile    Wholesale Distribution    Computer Aided Design    Distribution Management  
               Document Control System    e Business Applications  
               E-Commerce    S2K Mobile  
               Electronic Data Interchange      
               Groupware Communication      
               Human Resources Overview      
               SmartPlex Mobile Access      
  Services Support
   IQMS EnterpriseIQ Training Programs     STARS        Security      
   IQMS Professional Services and Consulting    Support        Training Strategies      
   IQMS Technical Support    Training and Education              
   Software Updates and Maintenance Program                  

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