Discrete Manufacturing ERP Software Comparison for the Automotive Industry, MS SQL Server

A comprehensive independent review of Discrete Manufacturing ERP software systems for the Automotive Industry on the MS SQL Server. 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 NameEnterpriseIQSYSPROEpicor ERPSage ERP X3NetSuite ERPE2 Shop SystemGlobal Shop SolutionsECi M1
  Version15.27.010.007Always Current7.22016.28.0
  Price Range$50K- $2M$25K-500K onsite$4K -500K$2600/ user-$10K-100K$5K-200K$5K-500K$10K-250K
  Financing OptionsLease, Financing, Leasing Options, SubscriptionLease, Owner Financing, SubscriptionLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownOwner Financing, Lease to ownSubscriptionFinancing, Leasing OptionsFinancing, Leasing OptionsLease, Owner Financing, Lease to own
  User Range5-Unlimited4-10001-2000+20-1000+10+unlimited1-3003-10001-500
  Multi SiteYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
  Multi NationalyesYes, 60+ Countries YesYesYesYesYesAU, NZ,US,CA,UK.
  ArchitectureSOA, .NETSOA, XML, WebserviceSOA SAAS, MultitenantClient/ServerSOASOA, .NET
  Database PlatformMS SQL Server, Oracle, ODBC Compliant, Cloud-Based (Saas), Amazon Web services (Cloud)MS SQL Server, Other, Cloud-Based (Saas), Universally Compatible w/all Data Base PlatformsMS SQL Server, Cloud-Based (Saas), MAC OSMS SQL Server, Oracle, Cloud-Based (Saas)MS 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, IBM DB2, Other
  Server OSLinux, Windows, Unix, .NETWindowsLinux, Windows, UnixLinux, Windows, UnixMac OS, Windows, Unix, Novell NetwareWindowsWindowsWindows
  Materials Management
   Inventory Control    Inventory Management    Advanced Material Mgmt.    Inventory Control    Multi-location Inventory for Distributor    Data Collection    Bar Coding    Advanced Inventory Mgmt  
   Vendor Managed Inventory    Lot Traceability    Bar Coding        Advanced Shipping    Bar Coding    Bill of Materials    Inventory Management  
   Wireless Warehouse Management System        Handheld        Bin Management    Bill Of Materials    Data Collection    M1 Calculators  
           Material Handler Interface        Order Promising    Handheld / Pocketview    Inventory Control      
           Material Movement        Real-Time Sustem    Inventory Control    Inventory Management      
           Prioritize Orders        Return Materials Authorization    Inventory Management    Materials & Inventory      
           Sales Order Allocation            Lot and Serial Control    Materials Purchasing      
                       Material Management     Materials Solutions      
                           Physical Inventory      
                           Wireless System      
  Sales Order Management
   Packing Slip & Shipping Management    Document Flow Mgmt.    Order Management    Purchasing Management    Automated Order Processing    Order Entry    Complete Order Management    Advanced Bill of Materials  
   Quoting and Estimating    Ecommerce Shopping Cart    Sales Management    RF Warehousing    Automated Payments    Quoting / Estimating    Demand Management    Estimating & Quote Mgmt.  
   Sales Orders    Point Of Sale    Demand Management    Sales Monitoring    One Click Purchase Orders    Vender Returns    Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)    Lead Management  
       Report Writer    Electronic Data Interchange        Order Management        Invoice Order History    Project Mgmt  
       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
   Financial Overview    Budget Management    General Ledger    Business Intelligence    General Ledger, Payables & Receivables    Accounts Payable    Accounting Application     General Ledger  
   General Ledger    Accounts Payable    Accounts Payable    Data Collection    Financial Summary    Accounts Receivable    Accounts Payable    Accounts Payable  
   Finanacial Reporting    Accounts Receivable    Accounts Receivable    Financial Overview    Advanced Billing    Budgeting / Cashflow    Accounts Receivable    Accounts Receivable  
   Accounts Payable    Activity Based Costing    Multi-Cureancy / Company        Amortization Schedules    Executive Overview    Business Intelligence    Multi-Currency  
   Accounts Receivable    Tax Management    Financial Mgmt Overview        Multi-currency Transactions    General Ledger    Business Intelligence Application    Payroll  
   Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)    Assests Register    Tax Connect        Project Accounting    Payroll    Cash Flow      
       Payroll    Cash / Asset Mgmt        Revenue Recognition    QuickBooks    Financial Management      
       Analytics    Global Engines                Fixed Assets      
                           General Ledger      
                           International Accounting      
                           Multi-Currency Management      
                           Payroll Management      
  Production Management
   Bill of Manufacture (BOM)    Bill of Materials    Production Mgmt     Discrete Manufacturing    Advanced Multi-location Inventory    Advanced Scheduling    Advanced Production Scheduling    Job Management  
   Engineering Change Order    Engineering Change Control    Advanced Production    Process Manufacturing    Aseembly Management    Job Management    Cost Breakdown Application    M1 SFE Shop floor Entry  
   Manufacturing & Production Reporting     Factory Documentation    Advanced Quality Mgmt        Work Order Management    Order Costing     Engineer-to-Order    Order Managent  
   MES    Cost Tracking    Job Management            Quality Management    Lean Manufacturing    Product Configurator  
   Material & Capacity Requirements Planning    Planning and Scheduling    Lean Manufacturing            Rapid Documentation    Management Solutions    Quality / Warranty  
   Production Overview    Projects and Contracts    Manufacturing Execution Systm.            Shipping    Planning & Scheduling    Scheduling  
   Quality Management    Quality Mgmt    Planning & Scheduling            Shop Floor Control    Production Configurator      
   Real Time Monitoring    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
   Capable to Promise    EDI Solution    Supply Chain Mgmt.        Supply Chain Overview    Advanced Scheduling    Advanced Planning and Scheduling    Purchasing Mgmt.  
   Demand Planning    Freight Calculator    Inventory Management            Demand Forecasting    Forecasting Trust    Purchasing RFQ  
   Materials Ordering    Inventory Forecasting    Purchase Management            Executive Overview    Shipping & Receiving Management    Shipping Mgmt.  
   Outsource Central     Shipping Mgmt    Shipping & Receiving            Inventory Management    Supplier Relationship Management       
           Sourcing            Purchasing / Receiving    Supply Chain Manager      
           Supplier Relationship Mgmt.                      
           Warehouse Management                      
  Customer Relationship Management
   Customer Relationship Management (CRM)    Contact Management    Customer Relations Overview    CRM    Incentive Management    CRM    CRM Application    Call Management  
       CRM for Syspro    Campaign Connect        Job and Project Tracking    Sales Forecasting    Customer & Prospect Management    Contact Manager  
           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
   Payroll Processing    Document Mgmt    Cloud Deployment    Multi-Channel Retail and Direct Marketing    Real Time Dashboards    Time and Attendance     Simplified Label Printing    Document Mgmt  
   Work Force Management    Espresso Mobile    Compliance Overview    Wholesale Distribution    Security    Crystal Reports    Business Web    Human Resources  
           Composite Applications            Data Conversions    CAD Interface Application    M1 WebGear Interface  
           Composite Applications            Document Control    Crystal Reports    System Security  
           Document Mgmt            QuickView    Data Conversion    Unlimited View  
           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
   IQMS EnterpriseIQ Training Programs     STARS    Business Process Outsourcing        Customer Care    Account Manager    FastRESPONSE    Services & Support  
   IQMS Professional Services and Consulting    Support    Epicor Consulting        NetSuite Central    Classroom Training    Global Shop Solutions Consulting      
   IQMS Technical Support    Training and Education    Hosting Services        Site Consultation    E-Learning    Global Shop Solutions University      
   Software Updates and Maintenance Program        Learning & Educational Services            Onsite and ISO Consulting    Learning & Educational Services      
           Managed Services            Phone Support    Training Strategies       
           Professional Services                      
           Subscription Services                      

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