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 NameEpicor ERPEnterpriseIQSYSPROSage ERP X3NetSuite ERPE2 Shop SystemGlobal Shop SolutionsECi M1
  Version10.0015.27.07Always Current7.22016.28.0
  Price Range$4K -500K$50K- $2M$25K-500K onsite$2600/ user-$10K-100K$5K-200K$5K-500K$10K-250K
  Financing OptionsLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownLease, Financing, Leasing Options, SubscriptionLease, Owner Financing, SubscriptionOwner Financing, Lease to ownSubscriptionFinancing, Leasing OptionsFinancing, Leasing OptionsLease, Owner Financing, Lease to own
  User Range1-2000+5-Unlimited4-100020-1000+10+unlimited1-3003-10001-500
  Multi SiteYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
  Multi NationalYesyesYes, 60+ Countries YesYesYesYesAU, NZ,US,CA,UK.
  ArchitectureSOASOA, .NETSOA, XML, Webservice SAAS, MultitenantClient/ServerSOASOA, .NET
  Database PlatformMS SQL Server, Cloud-Based (Saas), MAC OSMS 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, 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, UnixLinux, Windows, Unix, .NETWindowsLinux, Windows, UnixMac OS, Windows, Unix, Novell NetwareWindowsWindowsWindows
  Materials Management
   Advanced Material Mgmt.    Inventory Control    Inventory Management    Inventory Control    Multi-location Inventory for Distributor    Data Collection    Bar Coding    Advanced Inventory Mgmt  
   Bar Coding    Vendor Managed Inventory    Lot Traceability        Advanced Shipping    Bar Coding    Bill of Materials    Inventory Management  
   Handheld    Wireless Warehouse Management System            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
   Order Management    Packing Slip & Shipping Management    Document Flow Mgmt.    Purchasing Management    Automated Order Processing    Order Entry    Complete Order Management    Advanced Bill of Materials  
   Sales Management    Quoting and Estimating    Ecommerce Shopping Cart    RF Warehousing    Automated Payments    Quoting / Estimating    Demand Management    Estimating & Quote Mgmt.  
   Demand Management    Sales Orders    Point Of Sale    Sales Monitoring    One Click Purchase Orders    Vender Returns    Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)    Lead Management  
   Electronic Data Interchange        Report Writer        Order Management        Invoice Order History    Project Mgmt  
   Estimate / Quote Mgmt.        Return Mgmt        Procure-to-Pay Purchasing        Order Enrty      
   Storefront        Sales Analysis        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
   General Ledger    Financial Overview    Budget Management    Business Intelligence    General Ledger, Payables & Receivables    Accounts Payable    Accounting Application     General Ledger  
   Accounts Payable    General Ledger    Accounts Payable    Data Collection    Financial Summary    Accounts Receivable    Accounts Payable    Accounts Payable  
   Accounts Receivable    Finanacial Reporting    Accounts Receivable    Financial Overview    Advanced Billing    Budgeting / Cashflow    Accounts Receivable    Accounts Receivable  
   Multi-Cureancy / Company    Accounts Payable    Activity Based Costing        Amortization Schedules    Executive Overview    Business Intelligence    Multi-Currency  
   Financial Mgmt Overview    Accounts Receivable    Tax Management        Multi-currency Transactions    General Ledger    Business Intelligence Application    Payroll  
   Tax Connect    Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)    Assests Register        Project Accounting    Payroll    Cash Flow      
   Cash / Asset Mgmt        Payroll        Revenue Recognition    QuickBooks    Financial Management      
   Global Engines        Analytics                Fixed Assets      
                           General Ledger      
                           International Accounting      
                           Multi-Currency Management      
                           Payroll Management      
  Production Management
   Production Mgmt     Bill of Manufacture (BOM)    Bill of Materials    Discrete Manufacturing    Advanced Multi-location Inventory    Advanced Scheduling    Advanced Production Scheduling    Job Management  
   Advanced Production    Engineering Change Order    Engineering Change Control    Process Manufacturing    Aseembly Management    Job Management    Cost Breakdown Application    M1 SFE Shop floor Entry  
   Advanced Quality Mgmt    Manufacturing & Production Reporting     Factory Documentation        Work Order Management    Order Costing     Engineer-to-Order    Order Managent  
   Job Management    MES    Cost Tracking            Quality Management    Lean Manufacturing    Product Configurator  
   Lean Manufacturing    Material & Capacity Requirements Planning    Planning and Scheduling            Rapid Documentation    Management Solutions    Quality / Warranty  
   Manufacturing Execution Systm.    Production Overview    Projects and Contracts            Shipping    Planning & Scheduling    Scheduling  
   Planning & Scheduling    Quality Management    Quality Mgmt            Shop Floor Control    Production Configurator      
   Planning and Scheduling    Real Time Monitoring    Quotations                Project Management Application      
   Product Data Management        Requirements Planning                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
   Supply Chain Mgmt.    Capable to Promise    EDI Solution        Supply Chain Overview    Advanced Scheduling    Advanced Planning and Scheduling    Purchasing Mgmt.  
   Inventory Management    Demand Planning    Freight Calculator            Demand Forecasting    Forecasting Trust    Purchasing RFQ  
   Purchase Management    Materials Ordering    Inventory Forecasting            Executive Overview    Shipping & Receiving Management    Shipping Mgmt.  
   Shipping & Receiving    Outsource Central     Shipping Mgmt            Inventory Management    Supplier Relationship Management       
   Sourcing                    Purchasing / Receiving    Supply Chain Manager      
   Supplier Relationship Mgmt.                              
   Warehouse Management                              
  Customer Relationship Management
   Customer Relations Overview    Customer Relationship Management (CRM)    Contact Management    CRM    Incentive Management    CRM    CRM Application    Call Management  
   Campaign Connect        CRM for Syspro        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
   Cloud Deployment    Payroll Processing    Document Mgmt    Multi-Channel Retail and Direct Marketing    Real Time Dashboards    Time and Attendance     Simplified Label Printing    Document Mgmt  
   Compliance Overview    Work Force Management    Espresso Mobile    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
   Business Process Outsourcing    IQMS EnterpriseIQ Training Programs     STARS        Customer Care    Account Manager    FastRESPONSE    Services & Support  
   Epicor Consulting    IQMS Professional Services and Consulting    Support        NetSuite Central    Classroom Training    Global Shop Solutions Consulting      
   Hosting Services    IQMS Technical Support    Training and Education        Site Consultation    E-Learning    Global Shop Solutions University      
   Learning & Educational Services    Software Updates and Maintenance Program                Onsite and ISO Consulting    Learning & Educational Services      
   Managed Services                    Phone Support    Training Strategies       
   Professional Services                              
   Subscription Services                              

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