Discrete Manufacturing ERP Software Comparison for the Apparel and Textiles Industries

Below is a comprehensive, independent review and comparison of Discrete Manufacturing ERP software for the Apparel and Textiles Industries with an easy-to-navigate matrix comparing general data (e.g. price, financing options, etc.), materials management, sales order management, financial management, production management, supply chain management, and customer relationship management, plus 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 ERPNetSuite ERPE2 Shop SystemGlobal Shop SolutionsMicrosoft Dynamics NAVSAP Business OnePriority Software ERP
  Version7.010.00Always Current7.22016.2201617.3
  Price Range$25K-500K onsite$4K -500K$10K-100K$5K-200K$5K-500K$8K-$250K$25K -$250K$1,400-$3,000/license
  Financing OptionsLease, Owner Financing, SubscriptionLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownSubscriptionFinancing, Leasing OptionsFinancing, Leasing OptionsLease, Owner Financing, FinancingLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownSubscription, Licensed
  User Range4-10001-2000+10+unlimited1-3003-10005-75025-10005-1,000
  Multi SiteYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
  Multi NationalYes, 60+ Countries YesYesYesYes40+ CountriesYesYes
  ArchitectureSOA, XML, WebserviceSOASAAS, MultitenantClient/ServerSOA.NETSOAAll current Windows
  Database PlatformMS SQL Server, Other, Cloud-Based (Saas), Universally Compatible w/all Data Base PlatformsMS SQL Server, Cloud-Based (Saas), MAC OSMS 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, MS SQL ExpressMS SQL Server, ODBC Compliant, Cloud-Based (Saas)MS SQL Server, Cloud-Based (Saas), MS SQL Express, MS Access, Microsoft AzureMS SQL Server, Progress, IBM DB2, Other, Oracle, Proprietary`MS SQL Server, Oracle, MS SQL Express
  Server OSWindowsLinux, Windows, UnixMac OS, Windows, Unix, Novell NetwareWindowsWindowsMac OS, Windows, Compatible w/all Operating SystemsMac OS, Linux, Windows, Unix, Novell NetwareLinux, Windows, Unix
  Materials Management
   Inventory Management    Advanced Material Mgmt.    Multi-location Inventory for Distributor    Data Collection    Bar Coding        Inventory Management    Materials Management Overview  
   Lot Traceability    Bar Coding    Advanced Shipping    Bar Coding    Bill of Materials            Mobile Devices, Barcode & RFID  
       Handheld    Bin Management    Bill Of Materials    Data Collection            Picking and Shipping  
       Material Handler Interface    Order Promising    Handheld / Pocketview    Inventory Control            Receiving & Put-Away  
       Material Movement    Real-Time Sustem    Inventory Control    Inventory Management            Replenishment  
       Prioritize Orders    Return Materials Authorization    Inventory Management    Materials & Inventory            Traceability  
       Sales Order Allocation        Lot and Serial Control    Materials Purchasing              
               Material Management     Materials Solutions              
                   Physical Inventory              
                   Wireless System              
  Sales Order Management
   Document Flow Mgmt.    Order Management    Automated Order Processing    Order Entry    Complete Order Management    Service Management    Sales & Promotions    Orders  
   Ecommerce Shopping Cart    Sales Management    Automated Payments    Quoting / Estimating    Demand Management            Price Quotes  
   Point Of Sale    Demand Management    One Click Purchase Orders    Vender Returns    Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)            Tasks  
   Report Writer    Electronic Data Interchange    Order Management        Invoice Order History              
   Return Mgmt    Estimate / Quote Mgmt.    Procure-to-Pay Purchasing        Order Enrty              
   Sales Analysis    Storefront    Real Time Order Status        Quoting & Estimating              
   Sales Orders        Self-Service Vendor Center        Return Merchandise Authorization              
           Shipping Integration        Sales & Service Management              
           Streamlined Receiving        Sales Application              
                   Shipping Logistics              
  Financial Management
   Budget Management    General Ledger    General Ledger, Payables & Receivables    Accounts Payable    Accounting Application     Business Intelligence    Financial Reporting    Billing  
   Accounts Payable    Accounts Payable    Financial Summary    Accounts Receivable    Accounts Payable    Financial Management    Accounting and Financials Overview    Budget Control  
   Accounts Receivable    Accounts Receivable    Advanced Billing    Budgeting / Cashflow    Accounts Receivable        Banking & Reconciliation    Cash Management  
   Activity Based Costing    Multi-Cureancy / Company    Amortization Schedules    Executive Overview    Business Intelligence        Cost Accounting    Cost Control  
   Tax Management    Financial Mgmt Overview    Multi-currency Transactions    General Ledger    Business Intelligence Application            Financial Management Overview  
   Assests Register    Tax Connect    Project Accounting    Payroll    Cash Flow            Financial Statement Generator  
   Payroll    Cash / Asset Mgmt    Revenue Recognition    QuickBooks    Financial Management            Fixed Assets  
   Analytics    Global Engines            Fixed Assets            Regulatory Compliance  
                   General Ledger              
                   International Accounting              
                   Multi-Currency Management              
                   Payroll Management              
  Production Management
   Bill of Materials    Production Mgmt     Advanced Multi-location Inventory    Advanced Scheduling    Advanced Production Scheduling    Project Management        Production Management Overview  
   Engineering Change Control    Advanced Production    Aseembly Management    Job Management    Cost Breakdown Application              
   Factory Documentation    Advanced Quality Mgmt    Work Order Management    Order Costing     Engineer-to-Order              
   Cost Tracking    Job Management        Quality Management    Lean Manufacturing              
   Planning and Scheduling    Lean Manufacturing        Rapid Documentation    Management Solutions              
   Projects and Contracts    Manufacturing Execution Systm.        Shipping    Planning & Scheduling              
   Quality Mgmt    Planning & Scheduling        Shop Floor Control    Production Configurator              
   Quotations    Planning and Scheduling            Project Management Application              
   Requirements Planning    Product Data Management            Quality Control Application              
   Shop Clock                Quality Tracking              
                   Shop Floor Control              
                   Shop Floor Data Collection Application              
                   Shop Management              
                   Software Preventative Maintenance Application              
                   TrueView Data Display Application              
  Supply Chain Management
   EDI Solution    Supply Chain Mgmt.    Supply Chain Overview    Advanced Scheduling    Advanced Planning and Scheduling    Supply Chain Management          
   Freight Calculator    Inventory Management        Demand Forecasting    Forecasting Trust              
   Inventory Forecasting    Purchase Management        Executive Overview    Shipping & Receiving Management              
   Shipping Mgmt    Shipping & Receiving        Inventory Management    Supplier Relationship Management               
       Sourcing        Purchasing / Receiving    Supply Chain Manager              
       Supplier Relationship Mgmt.                          
       Warehouse Management                          
  Customer Relationship Management
   Contact Management    Customer Relations Overview    Incentive Management    CRM    CRM Application    Sales & Marketing    CRM Overview    CRM Overview  
   CRM for Syspro    Campaign Connect    Job and Project Tracking    Sales Forecasting    Customer & Prospect Management        Customer Data Management       
       Case Management    Partner Relationship    WebView    Customer Relationship Management              
       Customer Relationship Management    Sales Order Management        Sales Forecasting              
       Information Worker    Self Service Customer Portal        Sales Opportunity & Marketing Management               
       Lead / Opportunity Mgmt    Website        Service Management              
       Mobile Connect                          
       Service Management                          
  Additional Capabilities
   Document Mgmt    Cloud Deployment    Real Time Dashboards    Time and Attendance     Simplified Label Printing    Human Resources    E-Commerce    Mobile Solutions  
   Espresso Mobile    Compliance Overview    Security    Crystal Reports    Business Web              
       Composite Applications        Data Conversions    CAD Interface Application              
       Composite Applications        Document Control    Crystal Reports              
       Document Mgmt        QuickView    Data Conversion              
       Enterprise Content Mgmt            Document Control              
       Enterprise Performance Mgmt            Document Control Application              
       Epicor Everywhere FrameworkEpicor Everywhere Frame            Electronic Data Exchange              
       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
   STARS    Business Process Outsourcing    Customer Care    Account Manager    FastRESPONSE    Support Options    E-Learning    Customer Service & Support Overview  
   Support    Epicor Consulting    NetSuite Central    Classroom Training    Global Shop Solutions Consulting              
   Training and Education    Hosting Services    Site Consultation    E-Learning    Global Shop Solutions University              
       Learning & Educational Services        Onsite and ISO Consulting    Learning & Educational Services              
       Managed Services        Phone Support    Training Strategies               
       Professional Services                          
       Subscription Services                          

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