Discrete Manufacturing ERP Software Comparison for the Agriculture Industry, Cloud Based

A comprehensive independent review of Discrete Manufacturing ERP software for the Agriculture Industry on (Saas) Cloud Based 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 NamePlex Manufacturing CloudEpicor ERPSYSPRONetSuite ERPIFS Applications 8.0Global Shop SolutionsMicrosoft Dynamics NAVInfor CloudSuite Industrial (Syteline) Cetec ERP
  VersionAlways Current10.007.0Always Current8.02016.220169.00.10Always Current
  Price Range$5K + per month-$4K -500K$25K-500K onsite$10K-100K$300K-2M$5K-500K$8K-$250K$25K-500K$40/User/Month-
  Financing OptionsSubscriptionLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownLease, Owner Financing, SubscriptionSubscriptionSubscriptionFinancing, Leasing OptionsLease, Owner Financing, FinancingLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownSubscription
  User Range20-1000+1-2000+4-100010+unlimited40-50003-10005-7505-10005-Unlimited
  Multi SiteYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
  Multi NationalYesYesYes, 60+ Countries YesYesYes40+ CountriesYesYes
  ArchitectureSaaS Multitenant SOASOASOA, XML, WebserviceSAAS, MultitenantSOASOA.NETSOASaas, Multitenant
  Database PlatformCloud-Based (Saas), Universally Compatible w/all Data Base PlatformsMS SQL Server, Cloud-Based (Saas), MAC OSMS SQL Server, Other, Cloud-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 CloudCloud-Based (Saas), MySQLMS SQL Server, ODBC Compliant, Cloud-Based (Saas)MS SQL Server, Cloud-Based (Saas), MS SQL Express, MS Access, Microsoft AzureMS SQL Server, Cloud-Based (Saas)Cloud-Based (Saas), MySQL
  Server OSCompatible w/all Operating SystemsLinux, Windows, UnixWindowsMac OS, Windows, Unix, Novell NetwareCompatible w/all Operating SystemsWindowsMac OS, Windows, Compatible w/all Operating SystemsWindowsCompatible w/all Operating Systems
  Materials Management
   Inventory Summary    Advanced Material Mgmt.    Inventory Management    Multi-location Inventory for Distributor    Complex MRO    Bar Coding        Material Management Summary    Barcoding & Labeling  
   Inventory Tracking    Bar Coding    Lot Traceability    Advanced Shipping    Costing    Bill of Materials        Plant Maintenance    Bill Of Materials  
   Bill of Materials    Handheld        Bin Management    Demand Forecasting    Data Collection            Dimensional Inventory Control  
   Bar Coding    Material Handler Interface        Order Promising    Inventory Replenishment    Inventory Control            Inventory Management  
   Job Tracking System    Material Movement        Real-Time Sustem    Project Budgeting    Inventory Management            Lot & Serial Traceability  
   Material Requirements Planning    Prioritize Orders        Return Materials Authorization    Project Reporting    Materials & Inventory            Mobile Warehousing  
       Sales Order Allocation            Scheduling and Resourcing    Materials Purchasing            MRP & Inventory Forecast  
                       Materials Solutions            Production Scheduling & Capacity Planning  
                       Physical Inventory              
                       Wireless System              
  Sales Order Management
   Commission Tracking    Order Management    Document Flow Mgmt.    Automated Order Processing    Collaborative Solutions    Complete Order Management    Service Management    Advanced Forcasting    Automatic Order Processing  
   Competitor Intelligence Database    Sales Management    Ecommerce Shopping Cart    Automated Payments    Component Repair    Demand Management        Estimating / Quoting    Configurable Manufacturing Modes  
   Customer Orders    Demand Management    Point Of Sale    One Click Purchase Orders    Coordinate Projects    Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)        Request for Quote    EDI / Ecommerce  
   E D I    Electronic Data Interchange    Report Writer    Order Management    Customer Orders     Invoice Order History            Field Service & Projects  
   Order Entry & Tracking    Estimate / Quote Mgmt.    Return Mgmt    Procure-to-Pay Purchasing    Field Service    Order Enrty            Manufacturing Quoting  
   Quote Tracking    Storefront    Sales Analysis    Real Time Order Status    Sales    Quoting & Estimating            Packing, Shipping, & RMAs  
   Sales Order        Sales Orders    Self-Service Vendor Center    Sales Quotes    Return Merchandise Authorization            Sales Reporting & Analysis  
               Shipping Integration        Sales & Service Management            Workflow & Routing  
               Streamlined Receiving        Sales Application              
                       Shipping Logistics              
  Financial Management
   accounting Overview    General Ledger    Budget Management    General Ledger, Payables & Receivables    Accounts Payable & Receivable    Accounting Application     Business Intelligence    Financial Management    Accounts Payable   
   Accounts Receivable / Accounts Payable    Accounts Payable    Accounts Payable    Financial Summary    Budget Management    Accounts Payable    Financial Management        Accounts Receivable  
   Costing    Accounts Receivable    Accounts Receivable    Advanced Billing    Cash Flow    Accounts Receivable            Bank Reconcile & Credit Card Import  
   Expense Project Tracking    Multi-Cureancy / Company    Activity Based Costing    Amortization Schedules    Consolidate Accounts    Business Intelligence            Configurable Costing Methods  
   Inventory Valuation    Financial Mgmt Overview    Tax Management    Multi-currency Transactions    Financial Summary    Business Intelligence Application            Financial Reporting (Multi Site / Company)  
   Multi-Company Financial Consolidation    Tax Connect    Assests Register    Project Accounting    Fixed Assets    Cash Flow            General Accounting   
       Cash / Asset Mgmt    Payroll    Revenue Recognition    General Ledger    Financial Management            General Ledger  
       Global Engines    Analytics        Sales Contract Mgmt.    Fixed Assets            Project Accounting  
                       General Ledger            Tax Management  
                       International Accounting              
                       Multi-Currency Management              
                       Payroll Management              
  Production Management
   Barcode Labeling    Production Mgmt     Bill of Materials    Advanced Multi-location Inventory    Asset Design    Advanced Production Scheduling    Project Management    Engineering    Bill Of Materials  
   Capacity Planning    Advanced Production    Engineering Change Control    Aseembly Management    Batch Process    Cost Breakdown Application        Planning & Scheduling    Configurable Manufacturing   
   Complex Assembly    Advanced Quality Mgmt    Factory Documentation    Work Order Management    Configure / Make / Assemble    Engineer-to-Order        Production Management    Integrated QMS & ECO / ECR  
   Labor & Time Tracking    Job Management    Cost Tracking        Constraint-Based Scheduling    Lean Manufacturing        Project Control    Mobile Shop Floor  
   Multi-Plants    Lean Manufacturing    Planning and Scheduling        Engineer to Order    Management Solutions        Shop Floor Data    Production & WIP Reporting  
   Plant Floor Mobile Access    Manufacturing Execution Systm.    Projects and Contracts        Make to Project    Planning & Scheduling        Workflow    Production Scheduling & Capacity Planning  
   PLC Machine Integration    Planning & Scheduling    Quality Mgmt        Multisite Planning    Production Configurator            Time Tracking, Job Costing, & Outsourcing  
   Preventative Maintenance    Planning and Scheduling    Quotations        Project Management    Project Management Application            Work Order Documents  
   Production Scheduling Overview    Product Data Management    Requirements Planning        Repetitive Manufacturing    Quality Control Application              
   Shop Floor Control        Shop Clock        Shop Floor Reporting    Quality Tracking              
   Statistical Process Controls                Shop Order    Shop Floor Control              
                   Sub-Contract Management    Shop Floor Data Collection Application              
                       Shop Management              
                       Software Preventative Maintenance Application              
                       TrueView Data Display Application              
  Supply Chain Management
   Online Order & Tracking    Supply Chain Mgmt.    EDI Solution    Supply Chain Overview    Distribution    Advanced Planning and Scheduling    Supply Chain Management    Shipping / Receiving    Customer / Vendor Portals  
   Online Tool Release    Inventory Management    Freight Calculator        Equipment    Forecasting Trust            Lot & Serial Traceability  
   Problem Control    Purchase Management    Inventory Forecasting        Equipment Effectiveness    Shipping & Receiving Management            MRP / Kanban / Replenishment  
   Supplier Quality    Shipping & Receiving    Shipping Mgmt        Preventive Maintenance    Supplier Relationship Management             Production Scheduling & Capacity Planning  
   Supply Chain Overview    Sourcing            Procurement    Supply Chain Manager            Receiving / Picking / Packing / Shipping  
       Supplier Relationship Mgmt.            Supply Chain                Requisitions & Purchase Orders  
       Warehouse Management            Warehousing                Supply Chain Management  
                                   Supply / Demand Forecasting  
  Customer Relationship Management
   Configurator Pricing     Customer Relations Overview    Contact Management    Incentive Management    CRM Features    CRM Application    Sales & Marketing    Customer Relations Management    Built-in CRM  
   Cost & Quote Estimating    Campaign Connect    CRM for Syspro    Job and Project Tracking    Customer Services    Customer & Prospect Management        Field Service Management    Calendar Reminders / Follow-ups  
   Customer Master List    Case Management        Partner Relationship    Information Shring    Customer Relationship Management            Custom Lead Pipelines   
   Customer Relations Summary    Customer Relationship Management        Sales Order Management    Mobility Features    Sales Forecasting            Customer & Contact Management  
   Field Service    Information Worker        Self Service Customer Portal    Sales Configurator     Sales Opportunity & Marketing Management             Customer Case Management  
   Opportunity Tracking    Lead / Opportunity Mgmt        Website        Service Management            Integrated CRM  
   Quick Quoter    Mobile Connect                            Last Touch Reporting  
   Quote Tracking    Service Management                            Mobile Access & Field Service  
                                   Sales Management & Quote Tracking  
  Additional Capabilities
   Business Intelligence    Cloud Deployment    Document Mgmt    Real Time Dashboards    B2B Contracting     Simplified Label Printing    Human Resources    Human Resources    Application Programming Interface  
   Computer Aided Design    Compliance Overview    Espresso Mobile    Security    Business Analytics    Business Web        Internationalization    Cetec ERP Application Programming Interface (API)  
   Document Control System    Composite Applications            Employee Self-Service    CAD Interface Application        Intuitive User Interface    Custom Report Writer  
   E-Commerce    Composite Applications            Expense Management     Crystal Reports        Multi-Site, Multi-Plant    Custom Workflow & Alerting  
   Electronic Data Interchange    Document Mgmt            Human Resources    Data Conversion        Quality Control (Supplier)    Ecommerce, EDI, & Credit Card Processing  
   Groupware Communication    Enterprise Content Mgmt            Mobile Solutions    Document Control        Report & Analysis    Email Interfacing with Customers & Vendors  
   Human Resources Overview    Enterprise Performance Mgmt            Payroll, Time & Attendance    Document Control Application        Sytline Data Collection    Enterprise Document Management  
   SmartPlex Mobile Access    Epicor Everywhere FrameworkEpicor Everywhere Frame            Recruitment, Training & Developemnt    Electronic Data Exchange            Pulse Report  
       Global Business Mgmt                Global Application Builder              
       Human Capital Mgmt.                Key Performance Indicators Application              
       ICE Business Architecture                Messaging System Application              
       Mobile                Mobile Wireless Application              
       Product Data Mgmt                Online System / Time and Attendance              
       Service Mgmt. Overview                Process Documentation & Training              
       Social Enterprise                RFID Technology Application              
       Subscription Services                              
       Web 2.0                              
  Services Support
   Security    Business Process Outsourcing    STARS    Customer Care    Implementation    FastRESPONSE    Support Options        Cetec ERP Lite, Standard & Gold Levels  
   Training Strategies    Epicor Consulting    Support    NetSuite Central    Support    Global Shop Solutions Consulting            Custom Development & Integration  
       Hosting Services    Training and Education    Site Consultation    Training    Global Shop Solutions University            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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