Discrete Manufacturing ERP Software Comparison, Agriculture Industry.

A comprehensive independent review of Discrete Manufacturing ERP software for the Agriculture 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 ERPPlex Manufacturing CloudNetSuite ERPGlobal Shop SolutionsIFS Applications 8.0Microsoft Dynamics NAVInfor CloudSuite Industrial (Syteline) SAP Business OneCetec ERP
  Version7.010.00Always CurrentAlways Current2015.38.020169.00.10Always Current
  Price Range$25K-500K onsite$4K -500K$5K + per month-$10K-100K$5K-500K$300K-2M$8K-$250K$25K-500K$25K -$250K$40/User/Month-
  Financing OptionsLease, Owner Financing, SubscriptionLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownSubscriptionSubscriptionFinancing, Leasing OptionsSubscriptionLease, Owner Financing, FinancingLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownSubscription
  User Range4-10001-2000+20-1000+10+unlimited3-100040-50005-7505-100025-10005-Unlimited
  Multi SiteYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
  Multi NationalYes, 60+ Countries YesYesYesYesYes40+ CountriesYesYesYes
  ArchitectureSOA, XML, WebserviceSOASaaS Multitenant SOASAAS, MultitenantSOASOA.NETSOASOASaas, Multitenant
  Database PlatformMS SQL Server, Other, Cloud-Based (Saas), Universally Compatible w/all Data Base PlatformsMS SQL Server, Cloud-Based (Saas), MAC OSCloud-Based (Saas), Universally Compatible w/all Data Base PlatformsMS SQL Server, Progress, IBM DB2, Other, Oracle, ODBC Compliant, Proprietary`, Customized per Client, Pervasive, Power, Sage ProvideX, Sybase, Cloud-Based (Saas), PostgreSQL, MS SQL Express, abas Open Object Oriented Database, MS Access, IBM UniData/UniVerse, Universally Compatible w/all Data Base Platforms, Quickbooks, Salesforce, Multi-Tenant SAAS on the SalesForce CloudMS SQL Server, ODBC CompliantCloud-Based (Saas), MySQLMS 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`Cloud-Based (Saas), MySQL
  Server OSWindowsLinux, Windows, UnixCompatible w/all Operating SystemsMac OS, Windows, Unix, Novell NetwareWindowsCompatible w/all Operating SystemsMac OS, Windows, Compatible w/all Operating SystemsWindowsMac OS, Linux, Windows, Unix, Novell NetwareCompatible w/all Operating Systems
  Materials Management
   Inventory Management    Advanced Material Mgmt.    Inventory Summary    Multi-location Inventory for Distributor    Bar Coding    Complex MRO        Material Management Summary    Inventory Management    Barcoding & Labeling  
   Lot Traceability    Bar Coding    Inventory Tracking    Advanced Shipping    Bill of Materials    Costing        Plant Maintenance        Bill Of Materials  
       Handheld    Bill of Materials    Bin Management    Data Collection    Demand Forecasting                Dimensional Inventory Control  
       Material Handler Interface    Bar Coding    Order Promising    Inventory Control    Inventory Replenishment                Inventory Management  
       Material Movement    Job Tracking System    Real-Time Sustem    Inventory Management    Project Budgeting                Lot & Serial Traceability  
       Prioritize Orders    Material Requirements Planning    Return Materials Authorization    Materials Purchasing    Project Reporting                Mobile Warehousing  
       Sales Order Allocation            Materials Solutions    Scheduling and Resourcing                MRP & Inventory Forecast  
                   Physical Inventory                    Production Scheduling & Capacity Planning  
                   Wireless System                      
  Sales Order Management
   Document Flow Mgmt.    Order Management    Commission Tracking    Automated Order Processing    Complete Order Management    Collaborative Solutions    Service Management    Advanced Forcasting    Sales & Promotions    Automatic Order Processing  
   Ecommerce Shopping Cart    Sales Management    Competitor Intelligence Database    Automated Payments    Demand Management    Component Repair        Estimating / Quoting        Configurable Manufacturing Modes  
   Point Of Sale    Demand Management    Customer Orders    One Click Purchase Orders    Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)    Coordinate Projects        Request for Quote        EDI / Ecommerce  
   Report Writer    Electronic Data Interchange    E D I    Order Management    Invoice Order History    Customer Orders                 Field Service & Projects  
   Return Mgmt    Estimate / Quote Mgmt.    Order Entry & Tracking    Procure-to-Pay Purchasing    Order Enrty    Field Service                Manufacturing Quoting  
   Sales Analysis    Storefront    Quote Tracking    Real Time Order Status    Quoting & Estimating    Sales                Packing, Shipping, & RMAs  
   Sales Orders        Sales Order    Self-Service Vendor Center    Return Merchandise Authorization    Sales Quotes                Sales Reporting & Analysis  
               Shipping Integration    Sales & Service Management                    Workflow & Routing  
               Streamlined Receiving    Shipping Logistics                      
  Financial Management
   Budget Management    General Ledger    accounting Overview    General Ledger, Payables & Receivables    Accounts Payable    Accounts Payable & Receivable    Business Intelligence    Financial Management    Financial Reporting    Accounts Payable   
   Accounts Payable    Accounts Payable    Accounts Receivable / Accounts Payable    Financial Summary    Accounts Receivable    Budget Management    Financial Management        Accounting Overview    Accounts Receivable  
   Accounts Receivable    Accounts Receivable    Costing    Advanced Billing    Business Intelligence    Cash Flow            Banking & Reconciliation    Bank Reconcile & Credit Card Import  
   Activity Based Costing    Multi-Cureancy / Company    Expense Project Tracking    Amortization Schedules    Cash Flow    Consolidate Accounts            Cost Accounting    Configurable Costing Methods  
   Tax Management    Financial Mgmt Overview    Inventory Valuation    Multi-currency Transactions    Financial Management    Financial Summary                Financial Reporting (Multi Site / Company)  
   Assests Register    Tax Connect    Multi-Company Financial Consolidation    Project Accounting    Fixed Assets    Fixed Assets                General Accounting   
   Payroll    Cash / Asset Mgmt        Revenue Recognition    General Ledger    General Ledger                General Ledger  
   Analytics    Global Engines            International Accounting    Sales Contract Mgmt.                Project Accounting  
                   Multi-Currency Management                    Tax Management  
                   Payroll Management                      
  Production Management
   Bill of Materials    Production Mgmt     Barcode Labeling    Advanced Multi-location Inventory    Advanced Production Scheduling    Asset Design    Project Management    Engineering        Bill Of Materials  
   Engineering Change Control    Advanced Production    Capacity Planning    Aseembly Management    Engineer-to-Order    Batch Process        Planning & Scheduling        Configurable Manufacturing   
   Factory Documentation    Advanced Quality Mgmt    Complex Assembly    Work Order Management    Lean Manufacturing    Configure / Make / Assemble        Production Management        Integrated QMS & ECO / ECR  
   Cost Tracking    Job Management    Labor & Time Tracking        Management Solutions    Constraint-Based Scheduling        Project Control        Mobile Shop Floor  
   Planning and Scheduling    Lean Manufacturing    Multi-Plants        Production Configurator    Engineer to Order        Shop Floor Data        Production & WIP Reporting  
   Projects and Contracts    Manufacturing Execution Systm.    Plant Floor Mobile Access        Project Management    Make to Project        Workflow        Production Scheduling & Capacity Planning  
   Quality Mgmt    Planning & Scheduling    PLC Machine Integration        Quality Control    Multisite Planning                Time Tracking, Job Costing, & Outsourcing  
   Quotations    Planning and Scheduling    Preventative Maintenance        Quality Tracking    Project Management                Work Order Documents  
   Requirements Planning    Product Data Management    Production Scheduling Overview        Shop Floor Control    Repetitive Manufacturing                  
   Shop Clock        Shop Floor Control            Shop Floor Reporting                  
           Statistical Process Controls            Shop Order                  
                       Sub-Contract Management                  
  Supply Chain Management
   EDI Solution    Supply Chain Mgmt.    Online Order & Tracking    Supply Chain Overview    Advanced Planning and Scheduling    Distribution    Supply Chain Management    Shipping / Receiving        Customer / Vendor Portals  
   Freight Calculator    Inventory Management    Online Tool Release        Forecasting Trust    Equipment                Lot & Serial Traceability  
   Inventory Forecasting    Purchase Management    Problem Control        Shipping & Receiving Management    Equipment Effectiveness                MRP / Kanban / Replenishment  
   Shipping Mgmt    Shipping & Receiving    Supplier Quality        Supplier Relationship Management     Preventive Maintenance                Production Scheduling & Capacity Planning  
       Sourcing    Supply Chain Overview        Supply Chain Manager    Procurement                Receiving / Picking / Packing / Shipping  
       Supplier Relationship Mgmt.                Supply Chain                Requisitions & Purchase Orders  
       Warehouse Management                Warehousing                Supply Chain Management  
                                       Supply / Demand Forecasting  
  Customer Relationship Management
   Contact Management    Customer Relations Overview    Configurator Pricing     Incentive Management    Customer & Prospect Management    CRM Features    Sales & Marketing    Customer Relations Management    CRM Overview    Built-in CRM  
   CRM for Syspro    Campaign Connect    Cost & Quote Estimating    Job and Project Tracking    Customer Relationship Management    Customer Services        Field Service Management    Customer Management    Calendar Reminders / Follow-ups  
       Case Management    Customer Master List    Partner Relationship    Sales Forecasting    Information Shring                Custom Lead Pipelines   
       Customer Relationship Management    Customer Relations Summary    Sales Order Management    Sales Opportunity & Marketing Management     Mobility Features                Customer & Contact Management  
       Informatin Worker    Field Service    Self Service Customer Portal    Service Management    Sales Configurator                 Customer Case Management  
       Lead / Opportunity Mgmt    Opportunity Tracking    Website                        Integrated CRM  
       Mobile Connect    Quick Quoter                            Last Touch Reporting  
       Service Management    Quote Tracking                            Mobile Access & Field Service  
                                       Sales Management & Quote Tracking  
  Additional Capabilities
   Document Mgmt    Cloud Deployment    Business Intelligence    Real Time Dashboards    Business Web    B2B Contracting    Human Resources    Human Resources    E-Commerce    Application Programming Interface  
   Espresso Mobile    Compliance Overview    Computer Aided Design    Security    Crystal Reports    Business Analytics        Internationalization        Cetec ERP Application Programming Interface (API)  
       Composite Applications    Document Control System        Data Conversion    Employee Self-Service        Intuitive User Interface        Custom Report Writer  
       Composite Applications    E-Commerce        Document Control    Expense Management         Multi-Site, Multi-Plant        Custom Workflow & Alerting  
       Document Mgmt    Electronic Data Interchange        Global Application Builder    Human Resources        Quality Control (Supplier)        Ecommerce, EDI, & Credit Card Processing  
       Enterprise Content Mgmt    Groupware Communication        Online System / Time and Attendance    Mobile Solutions        Report & Analysis        Email Interfacing with Customers & Vendors  
       Enterprise Performance Mgmt    Human Resources Overview            Payroll, Time & Attendance        Sytline Data Collection        Enterprise Document Management  
       Epicor Everywhere FrameworkEpicor Everywhere Frame    SmartPlex Mobile Access            Recruitment, Training & Developemnt                Pulse Report  
       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    Security    Customer Care    FastRESPONSE    Implementation    Support Options        e-Learning    Cetec ERP Lite, Standard & Gold Levels  
   Support    Epicor Consulting    Training Strategies    NetSuite Central    Global Shop Solutions Consulting    Support                Custom Development & Integration  
   Training and Education    Hosting Services        Site Consultation    Global Shop Solutions University    Training                Data Migration  
       Learning & Educational Services            Learning & Educational Services                    Local / Resident Hosting  
       Managed Services            Training Strategies                     On-Site Implementation Consulting  
       Professional Services                                Project Discovery & Gap Analysis  
       Subscription Services                                Services User Training Programs  

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