Discrete Manufacturing ERP Software Comparison for the Ship Building Industry.

A comprehensive independent review of Discrete Manufacturing ERP software for the Ship Building Industry. 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 NameSYSPROEpicor ERPGlobal Shop Solutionsabas ERPIFS Applications 8.0Microsoft Dynamics NAVInfor CloudSuite Industrial (Syteline) SAP Business OneMAX ERP
  Price Range$40K-500K onsite$4K -500K$5K-500K$75K and up-$300K-2M$8K-$250K$25K-500K$25K -$250K$5K -35K
  Financing OptionsLease, Owner FinancingLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownFinancing, Leasing OptionsLease, FinancingLease, Owner FinancingLease, Owner Financing, FinancingLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownLease, Financing
  User Range4-10001-2000+3-100010-25040-50005-7505-100025-10005-150+
  Multi SiteYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
  Multi NationalYes, 60+ Countries YesYesYesYes40+ CountriesYesYesYes
  ArchitectureSOA, XML, WebserviceSOASOASOA / Multi-tierSOA.NETSOASOA.NET
  Database PlatformMS SQL Server, Other, Cloud-Based (Saas), Universally Compatible w/all Data Base PlatformsMS SQL Server, Cloud-Based (Saas)MS SQL Server, ODBC Compliantabas Open Object Oriented DatabaseOracle, Cloud-Based (Saas)MS SQL Server, Cloud-Based (Saas), MS SQL Express, MS Access, Microsoft AzureMS SQL Server, Cloud-Based (Saas)MS SQL Server, Progress, IBM DB2, Other, Oracle, Proprietary`MS SQL Server, Quickbooks
  Server OSWindowsLinux, Windows, UnixWindowsLinux, Windows, UnixLinux, Windows, Solaris, AIX, HP-UXMac OS, Windows, Compatible w/all Operating SystemsWindowsMac OS, Linux, Windows, Unix, Novell NetwareWindows
  Materials Management
   Inventory Management    Advanced Material Mgmt.    Bar Coding    Material Valuation    Complex MRO        Material Management Summary    Inventory Management    Inventory Control  
   Lot Traceability    Bar Coding    Bill of Materials    Materials Management (MRP)    Costing        Plant Maintenance        Lot and Serial Tracking  
       Handheld    Data Collection        Demand Forecasting                Master Scheduling  
       Material Handler Interface    Inventory Control        Inventory Replenishment                Material Requirement Planning  
       Material Movement    Inventory Management        Project Budgeting                Repetitive Manufacturing  
       Prioritize Orders    Materials Purchasing        Project Reporting                  
       Sales Order Allocation    Materials Solutions        Scheduling and Resourcing                  
           Physical Inventory                          
           Wireless System                          
  Sales Order Management
   Document Flow Mgmt.    Order Management    Complete Order Management    Sales    Collaborative Solutions    Service Management    Advanced Forcasting    Sales & Promotions    Advanced Forecast  
   Ecommerce Shopping Cart    Sales Mgmt. Overview    Demand Management        Component Repair        Estimating / Quoting        Quoting and Estimating  
   Point Of Sale    Demand Management    Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)        Coordinate Projects        Request for Quote        Sales Order and Processing  
   Report Writer    Electronic Data Interchange    Invoice Order History        Customer Orders                   
   Return Mgmt    Estimate / Quote Mgmt.    Order Enrty        Field Service                  
   Sales Analysis    Storefront    Quoting & Estimating        Sales                  
   Sales Orders        Return Merchandise Authorization        Sales Quotes                  
           Sales & Service Management                          
           Shipping Logistics                          
  Financial Management
   Budget Management    General Ledger    Accounts Payable    Cost Accounting    Accounts Payable & Receivable    Business Intelligence    Financial Management    Financial Reporting    Fixed Asset Management  
   Accounts Payable    Accounts Payable    Accounts Receivable    Financial Accounting    Budget Management    Financial Management        Accounting Overview    General Ledger  
   Accounts Receivable    Accounts Receivable    Business Intelligence    Fixed Asset Accounting    Cash Flow            Banking & Reconciliation    Lean Tools / Lean Vouchering  
   Activity Based Costing    Multi-Cureancy / Company    Cash Flow        Consolidate Accounts            Cost Accounting    Multi-Currency  
   Tax Management    Financial Mgmt Overview    Financial Management        Financial Summary                Multiple Cost Sets  
   Assests Register    Tax Connect    Fixed Assets        Fixed Assets                Payables Management  
   Payroll    Cash / Asset Mgmt    General Ledger        General Ledger                Receivables Management  
   Analytics    Global Engines    International Accounting        Sales Contract Mgmt.                Human Resources  
           Multi-Currency Management                          
           Payroll Management                          
  Production Management
   Bill of Materials    Production Mgmt Overview    Advanced Production Scheduling    Costing    Asset Design    Project Management    Engineering        Lean Tools / Consolidated Planning  
   Engineering Change Control    Advanced Production    Engineer-to-Order    Production Planning & Control    Batch Process        Planning & Scheduling        Engineering Change Order  
   Factory Documentation    Advanced Quality Mgmt    Lean Manufacturing        Configure / Make / Assemble        Production Management        Labor Tracking  
   Cost Tracking    Job Management    Management Solutions        Constraint-Based Scheduling        Project Control        Lean Capabilities  
   Planning and Scheduling    Lean Manufacturing    Production Configurator        Engineer to Order        Shop Floor Data        Lean Tools / Labor Tracking  
   Projects and Contracts    Manufacturing Execution Systm.    Project Management        Make to Project        Workflow        MAX Visual Shop Scheduler  
   Quality Mgmt    Planning & Scheduling    Quality Control        Multisite Planning                Shop Floor Control  
   Quotations        Quality Tracking        Project Management                Subcontract Processing  
   Requirements Planning        Shop Floor Control        Repetitive Manufacturing                  
   Shop Clock                Shop Floor Reporting                  
                   Shop Order                  
                   Sub-Contract Management                  
  Supply Chain Management
   EDI Solution    Supply Chain Mgmt Overview    Advanced Planning and Scheduling    EDI    Distribution    Supply Chain Management    Shipping / Receiving        Bar Coding  
   Freight Calculator    Inventory Management    Forecasting Trust    Purchasing    Equipment                Backflush by Operation  
   Inventory Forecasting    Purchase Management    Shipping & Receiving Management        Equipment Effectiveness                Purchasing Control  
   Shipping Mgmt    Shipping & Receiving    Supplier Relationship Management         Preventive Maintenance                Subcontract Processing  
       Sourcing    Supply Chain Manager        Procurement                Supplier Kanban  
       Supplier Relationship Mgmt.            Supply Chain                  
       Warehouse Management            Warehousing                  
  Customer Relationship Management
   Contact Management    Customer Relations Overview    Customer & Prospect Management    Customer Relationship Management Overview    CRM Features    Sales & Marketing    Customer Relations Management    CRM Overview    Customer Service Portal  
   CRM for Syspro    Campaign Connect    Customer Relationship Management        Customer Services        Field Service Management    Customer Management      
       Case Management    Sales Forecasting        Information Shring                  
       Informatin Worker    Sales Opportunity & Marketing Management         Mobility Features                  
       Lead / Opportunity Mgmt    Service Management        Sales Configurator                   
       Mobile Connect                              
       Service Management                              
  Additional Capabilities
   Document Mgmt    Compliance Overview    Business Web        B2B Contracting    Human Resources    Human Resources    E-Commerce    Exact Synergy  
   Espresso Mobile    Composite Applications    Crystal Reports        Business Analytics        Internationalization        Exact Event Manager  
       Enterprise Performance Mgmt    Data Conversion        Employee Self-Service        Intuitive User Interface          
       Epicor Everywhere FrameworkEpicor Everywhere Frame    Document Control        Expense Management         Multi-Site, Multi-Plant          
       Global Business Mgmt    Global Application Builder        Human Resources        Quality Control (Supplier)          
       Human Capital Mgmt Overview    Online System / Time and Attendance        Mobile Solutions        Report & Analysis          
       Product Data Mgmt            Payroll, Time & Attendance        Sytline Data Collection          
       Service Mgmt. Overview            Recruitment, Training & Developemnt                  
       Social Enterprise                              
       Web 2.0                              
  Services Support
   STARS    Business Process Outsourcing    FastRESPONSE    Upgrade Guarantee    Implementation    Support Options        e-Learning    Training and Education  
   Support    Hosting Services    Global Shop Solutions Consulting        Support                Customer Support  
   Training and Education    Learning & Educational Services    Global Shop Solutions University        Training                Consultation Services  
       Managed Services    Learning & Educational Services                          
       Professional Services    Training Strategies                           
       Subscription Services                              

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