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 ERPMicrosoft Dynamics NAVInfor CloudSuite Industrial (Syteline) SAP Business OneMAX ERP
  Price Range$25K-500K onsite$4K -500K$5K-500K$75K and up-$8K-$250K$25K-500K$25K -$250K$5K -35K
  Financing OptionsLease, Owner Financing, SubscriptionLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownFinancing, Leasing OptionsLease, FinancingLease, Owner Financing, FinancingLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownLease, Financing
  User Range4-10001-2000+3-100010-2505-7505-100025-10005-150+
  Multi SiteYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
  Multi NationalYes, 60+ Countries YesYesYes40+ CountriesYesYesYes
  ArchitectureSOA, XML, WebserviceSOASOASOA / Multi-tier.NETSOASOA.NET
  Database PlatformMS SQL Server, Other, Cloud-Based (Saas), Universally Compatible w/all Data Base PlatformsMS SQL Server, Cloud-Based (Saas), MAC OSMS SQL Server, ODBC Compliantabas Open Object Oriented DatabaseMS 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, UnixMac OS, Windows, Compatible w/all Operating SystemsWindowsMac OS, Linux, Windows, Unix, Novell NetwareWindows
  Materials Management
   Inventory Management    Advanced Material Mgmt.    Bar Coding    Material Valuation        Material Management Summary    Inventory Management    Inventory Control  
   Lot Traceability    Bar Coding    Bill of Materials    Materials Management (MRP)        Plant Maintenance        Lot and Serial Tracking  
       Handheld    Data Collection                    Master Scheduling  
       Material Handler Interface    Inventory Control                    Material Requirement Planning  
       Material Movement    Inventory Management                    Repetitive Manufacturing  
       Prioritize Orders    Materials Purchasing                      
       Sales Order Allocation    Materials Solutions                      
           Physical Inventory                      
           Wireless System                      
  Sales Order Management
   Document Flow Mgmt.    Order Management    Complete Order Management    Sales    Service Management    Advanced Forcasting    Sales & Promotions    Advanced Forecast  
   Ecommerce Shopping Cart    Sales Management    Demand Management            Estimating / Quoting        Quoting and Estimating  
   Point Of Sale    Demand Management    Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)            Request for Quote        Sales Order and Processing  
   Report Writer    Electronic Data Interchange    Invoice Order History                      
   Return Mgmt    Estimate / Quote Mgmt.    Order Enrty                      
   Sales Analysis    Storefront    Quoting & Estimating                      
   Sales Orders        Return Merchandise Authorization                      
           Sales & Service Management                      
           Shipping Logistics                      
  Financial Management
   Budget Management    General Ledger    Accounts Payable    Cost Accounting    Business Intelligence    Financial Management    Financial Reporting    Fixed Asset Management  
   Accounts Payable    Accounts Payable    Accounts Receivable    Financial Accounting    Financial Management        Accounting Overview    General Ledger  
   Accounts Receivable    Accounts Receivable    Business Intelligence    Fixed Asset Accounting            Banking & Reconciliation    Lean Tools / Lean Vouchering  
   Activity Based Costing    Multi-Cureancy / Company    Cash Flow                Cost Accounting    Multi-Currency  
   Tax Management    Financial Mgmt Overview    Financial Management                    Multiple Cost Sets  
   Assests Register    Tax Connect    Fixed Assets                    Payables Management  
   Payroll    Cash / Asset Mgmt    General Ledger                    Receivables Management  
   Analytics    Global Engines    International Accounting                    Human Resources  
           Multi-Currency Management                      
           Payroll Management                      
  Production Management
   Bill of Materials    Production Mgmt     Advanced Production Scheduling    Costing    Project Management    Engineering        Lean Tools / Consolidated Planning  
   Engineering Change Control    Advanced Production    Engineer-to-Order    Production Planning & Control        Planning & Scheduling        Engineering Change Order  
   Factory Documentation    Advanced Quality Mgmt    Lean Manufacturing            Production Management        Labor Tracking  
   Cost Tracking    Job Management    Management Solutions            Project Control        Lean Capabilities  
   Planning and Scheduling    Lean Manufacturing    Production Configurator            Shop Floor Data        Lean Tools / Labor Tracking  
   Projects and Contracts    Manufacturing Execution Systm.    Project Management            Workflow        MAX Visual Shop Scheduler  
   Quality Mgmt    Planning & Scheduling    Quality Control                    Shop Floor Control  
   Quotations    Planning and Scheduling    Quality Tracking                    Subcontract Processing  
   Requirements Planning    Product Data Management    Shop Floor Control                      
   Shop Clock                              
  Supply Chain Management
   EDI Solution    Supply Chain Mgmt.    Advanced Planning and Scheduling    EDI    Supply Chain Management    Shipping / Receiving        Bar Coding  
   Freight Calculator    Inventory Management    Forecasting Trust    Purchasing                Backflush by Operation  
   Inventory Forecasting    Purchase Management    Shipping & Receiving Management                    Purchasing Control  
   Shipping Mgmt    Shipping & Receiving    Supplier Relationship Management                     Subcontract Processing  
       Sourcing    Supply Chain Manager                    Supplier Kanban  
       Supplier Relationship Mgmt.                          
       Warehouse Management                          
  Customer Relationship Management
   Contact Management    Customer Relations Overview    Customer & Prospect Management    Customer Relationship Management Overview    Sales & Marketing    Customer Relations Management    CRM Overview    Customer Service Portal  
   CRM for Syspro    Campaign Connect    Customer Relationship Management            Field Service Management    Customer Management      
       Case Management    Sales Forecasting                      
       Customer Relationship Management    Sales Opportunity & Marketing Management                       
       Informatin Worker    Service Management                      
       Lead / Opportunity Mgmt                          
       Mobile Connect                          
       Service Management                          
  Additional Capabilities
   Document Mgmt    Cloud Deployment    Business Web        Human Resources    Human Resources    E-Commerce    Exact Synergy  
   Espresso Mobile    Compliance Overview    Crystal Reports            Internationalization        Exact Event Manager  
       Composite Applications    Data Conversion            Intuitive User Interface          
       Composite Applications    Document Control            Multi-Site, Multi-Plant          
       Document Mgmt    Global Application Builder            Quality Control (Supplier)          
       Enterprise Content Mgmt    Online System / Time and Attendance            Report & Analysis          
       Enterprise Performance Mgmt                Sytline Data Collection          
       Epicor Everywhere FrameworkEpicor Everywhere Frame                          
       Global Business Mgmt                          
       Human Capital Mgmt.                          
       ICE Business Architecture                          
       Product Data Mgmt                          
       Service Mgmt. Overview                          
       Social Enterprise                          
       Subscription Services                          
       Web 2.0                          
  Services Support
   STARS    Business Process Outsourcing    FastRESPONSE    Upgrade Guarantee    Support Options        e-Learning    Training and Education  
   Support    Epicor Consulting    Global Shop Solutions Consulting                    Customer Support  
   Training and Education    Hosting Services    Global Shop Solutions University                    Consultation Services  
       Learning & Educational Services    Learning & Educational Services                      
       Managed Services    Training Strategies                       
       Professional Services                          
       Subscription Services                          

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