Discrete Mfg ERP Software Comparison for the Plastics and Rubber Industry, Cloud Based (SaaS)

A comprehensive independent review of Discrete Manufacturing  ERP software for the Plastics and Rubber Industry on 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 Cloudabas ERPMicrosoft Dynamics NAV
  Version15.27.010.007Always Current20162016
  Price Range$50K- $2M$25K-500K onsite$4K -500K$2600/ user-$5K + per month-$75K and up-$8K-$250K
  Financing OptionsLease, Financing, Leasing Options, SubscriptionLease, Owner Financing, SubscriptionLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownOwner Financing, Lease to ownSubscriptionLease, FinancingLease, Owner Financing, Financing
  User Range5-Unlimited4-10001-2000+20-1000+20-1000+10-2505-750
  Multi SiteYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
  Multi NationalyesYes, 60+ Countries YesYesYesYes40+ Countries
  ArchitectureSOA, .NETSOA, XML, WebserviceSOA SaaS Multitenant SOASOA / Multi-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, Cloud-Based (Saas), MAC OSMS SQL Server, Oracle, Cloud-Based (Saas)Cloud-Based (Saas), Universally Compatible w/all Data Base PlatformsCloud-Based (Saas), abas Open Object Oriented Database, Universally Compatible w/all Data Base PlatformsMS SQL Server, Cloud-Based (Saas), MS SQL Express, MS Access, Microsoft Azure
  Server OSLinux, Windows, Unix, .NETWindowsLinux, Windows, UnixLinux, Windows, UnixCompatible w/all Operating SystemsLinux, Windows, UnixMac OS, Windows, Compatible w/all Operating Systems
  Materials Management
   Inventory Control    Inventory Management    Advanced Material Mgmt.    Inventory Control    Inventory Summary     Inventory Management      
   Vendor Managed Inventory    Lot Traceability    Bar Coding        Inventory Tracking     Material requirements planning (MRP)      
   Wireless Warehouse Management System        Handheld        Bill of Materials    Material Cost Posting      
           Material Handler Interface        Bar Coding    Scheduling      
           Material Movement        Job Tracking System    Warehouse Management      
           Prioritize Orders        Material Requirements Planning          
           Sales Order Allocation                  
  Sales Order Management
   Packing Slip & Shipping Management    Document Flow Mgmt.    Order Management    Purchasing Management    Commission Tracking    Costing    Service Management  
   Quoting and Estimating    Ecommerce Shopping Cart    Sales Management    RF Warehousing    Competitor Intelligence Database    Invoicing      
   Sales Orders    Point Of Sale    Demand Management    Sales Monitoring    Customer Orders    Process History      
       Report Writer    Electronic Data Interchange        E D I    Quotation Management      
       Return Mgmt    Estimate / Quote Mgmt.        Order Entry & Tracking    Sales Management Overview      
       Sales Analysis    Storefront        Quote Tracking    Shipping Order      
       Sales Orders            Sales Order          
  Financial Management
   Financial Overview    Budget Management    General Ledger    Business Intelligence    accounting Overview    “What if” Financial Scenarios    Business Intelligence  
   General Ledger    Accounts Payable    Accounts Payable    Data Collection    Accounts Receivable / Accounts Payable    Cost Accounting    Financial Management  
   Finanacial Reporting    Accounts Receivable    Accounts Receivable    Financial Overview    Costing    Financials and Accounting      
   Accounts Payable    Activity Based Costing    Multi-Cureancy / Company        Expense Project Tracking    Fixed Assets      
   Accounts Receivable    Tax Management    Financial Mgmt Overview        Inventory Valuation    Liquidity Planning      
   Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)    Assests Register    Tax Connect        Multi-Company Financial Consolidation    Perpetual Inventory Costing      
       Payroll    Cash / Asset Mgmt                  
       Analytics    Global Engines                  
  Production Management
   Bill of Manufacture (BOM)    Bill of Materials    Production Mgmt     Discrete Manufacturing    Barcode Labeling    CAD Integration    Project Management  
   Engineering Change Order    Engineering Change Control    Advanced Production    Process Manufacturing    Capacity Planning    Production Summary      
   Manufacturing & Production Reporting     Factory Documentation    Advanced Quality Mgmt        Complex Assembly    Project Cost Accounting      
   MES    Cost Tracking    Job Management        Labor & Time Tracking    Project Management      
   Material & Capacity Requirements Planning    Planning and Scheduling    Lean Manufacturing        Multi-Plants    Time Recording / Job Time      
   Production Overview    Projects and Contracts    Manufacturing Execution Systm.        Plant Floor Mobile Access    Work Order Management      
   Quality Management    Quality Mgmt    Planning & Scheduling        PLC Machine Integration          
   Real Time Monitoring    Quotations    Planning and Scheduling        Preventative Maintenance          
       Requirements Planning    Product Data Management        Production Scheduling Overview          
       Shop Clock            Shop Floor Control          
                   Statistical Process Controls          
  Supply Chain Management
   Capable to Promise    EDI Solution    Supply Chain Mgmt.        Online Order & Tracking    Purchasing    Supply Chain Management  
   Demand Planning    Freight Calculator    Inventory Management        Online Tool Release    Requisitions      
   Materials Ordering    Inventory Forecasting    Purchase Management        Problem Control    Sales Planning & Forecasting      
   Outsource Central     Shipping Mgmt    Shipping & Receiving        Supplier Quality    Supplier Relationship Management      
           Sourcing        Supply Chain Overview          
           Supplier Relationship Mgmt.                  
           Warehouse Management                  
  Customer Relationship Management
   Customer Relationship Management (CRM)    Contact Management    Customer Relations Overview    CRM    Configurator Pricing     Customer Relations Mgmt.    Sales & Marketing  
       CRM for Syspro    Campaign Connect        Cost & Quote Estimating    Customer Relationship Management Overview      
           Case Management        Customer Master List          
           Customer Relationship Management        Customer Relations Summary          
           Informatin Worker        Field Service          
           Lead / Opportunity Mgmt        Opportunity Tracking          
           Mobile Connect        Quick Quoter          
           Service Management        Quote Tracking          
  Additional Capabilities
   Payroll Processing    Document Mgmt    Cloud Deployment    Multi-Channel Retail and Direct Marketing    Business Intelligence     Electronic data interchange (EDI)    Human Resources  
   Work Force Management    Espresso Mobile    Compliance Overview    Wholesale Distribution    Computer Aided Design    Business Intelligence      
           Composite Applications        Document Control System    Multi-Site      
           Composite Applications        E-Commerce          
           Document Mgmt        Electronic Data Interchange          
           Enterprise Content Mgmt        Groupware Communication          
           Enterprise Performance Mgmt        Human Resources Overview          
           Epicor Everywhere FrameworkEpicor Everywhere Frame        SmartPlex Mobile Access          
           Global Business Mgmt                  
           Human Capital Mgmt.                  
           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        Security    Upgrade Guarantee    Support Options  
   IQMS Professional Services and Consulting    Support    Epicor Consulting        Training Strategies          
   IQMS Technical Support    Training and Education    Hosting Services                  
   Software Updates and Maintenance Program        Learning & Educational Services                  
           Managed Services                  
           Professional Services                  
           Subscription Services                  
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