Independent Review of Industrial Distribution ERP Software for the Plastics and Rubber Industry.

Below is a comprehensive independent review and comparison of Industrial Distribution ERP software for the Plastics and Rubber Industry. We provide 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 X3abas ERPIFS Applications 8.0Microsoft Dynamics AX
  Version7.0720158.0AX 7 2016
  Price Range$40K-500K onsite$2600/ user-$75K and up-$300K-2M$20K-750K
  Financing OptionsLease, Owner FinancingOwner Financing, Lease to ownLease, FinancingLease, Owner FinancingLease, Owner Financing, Financing
  User Range4-100020-1000+10-25040-50005-2,250
  Multi SiteYesYesYesYesYes
  Multi NationalYes, 60+ Countries YesYesYesYes
  ArchitectureSOA, XML, Webservice SOA / Multi-tierSOASOA, .NET, Cloud
  Database PlatformMS SQL Server, Other, Cloud-Based (Saas), Universally Compatible w/all Data Base PlatformsMS SQL Server, Oracle, Cloud-Based (Saas)abas Open Object Oriented DatabaseOracle, Cloud-Based (Saas)MS SQL Server, Oracle, Cloud-Based (Saas), Microsoft Azure
  Server OSWindowsLinux, Windows, UnixLinux, Windows, UnixLinux, Windows, Solaris, AIX, HP-UXWindows
  Materials Management
   Inventory Management    Inventory Control    Material Valuation    Complex MRO    Inventory Controls  
   Lot Traceability        Materials Management (MRP)    Costing    Manufacturing  
               Demand Forecasting    Material Planning  
               Inventory Replenishment    Warehouse Management  
               Project Budgeting      
               Project Reporting      
               Scheduling and Resourcing      
  Sales Order Management
   Document Flow Mgmt.    Purchasing Management    Sales    Collaborative Solutions    Sales & Marketing  
   Ecommerce Shopping Cart    RF Warehousing        Component Repair    Sales Management  
   Point Of Sale    Sales Monitoring        Coordinate Projects      
   Report Writer            Customer Orders       
   Return Mgmt            Field Service      
   Sales Analysis            Sales      
   Sales Orders            Sales Quotes      
  Financial Management
   Budget Management    Business Intelligence    Cost Accounting    Accounts Payable & Receivable    AP / AR  
   Accounts Payable    Data Collection    Financial Accounting    Budget Management    Financial Management Overview  
   Accounts Receivable    Financial Overview    Fixed Asset Accounting    Cash Flow    Fixed Assets  
   Activity Based Costing            Consolidate Accounts    General Ledger  
   Tax Management            Financial Summary    International Capabilities  
   Assests Register            Fixed Assets    Project Accounting  
   Payroll            General Ledger      
   Analytics            Sales Contract Mgmt.      
  Production Management
   Bill of Materials    Discrete Manufacturing    Costing    Asset Design    Bill of Materials  
   Engineering Change Control    Process Manufacturing    Production Planning & Control    Batch Process    Key Production Features  
   Factory Documentation            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        EDI    Distribution    Key Supply Chain Features  
   Freight Calculator        Purchasing    Equipment      
   Inventory Forecasting            Equipment Effectiveness      
   Shipping Mgmt            Preventive Maintenance      
               Supply Chain      
  Customer Relationship Management
   Contact Management    CRM    Customer Relationship Management Overview    CRM Features    Marketing Automation  
   CRM for Syspro            Customer Services    Sales Force Automation  
               Information Shring      
               Mobility Features      
               Sales Configurator       
  Additional Capabilities
   Document Mgmt    Multi-Channel Retail and Direct Marketing        B2B Contracting    Alert System  
   Espresso Mobile    Wholesale Distribution        Business Analytics    Business Intelligence and Reporting  
               Employee Self-Service    Compliance Management  
               Expense Management     Human Resource Management  
               Human Resources    Service Managment  
               Mobile Solutions      
               Payroll, Time & Attendance      
               Recruitment, Training & Developemnt      
  Services Support
   STARS        Upgrade Guarantee    Implementation    Support Options  
   Support            Support      
   Training and Education            Training      

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