ERP Software Review, Automotive Industry, Job Shop/Shop Floor Manufacturing, Cloud Based (SaaS)

A comprehensive independent review and ERP Software comparison of Job Shop/Shop Floor Manufacturing for the Automotive Industry on the Cloud Based (SaaS) 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 NameEnterpriseIQSYSPROSage ERP X3NetSuite ERPIFS Applications 9.0Global Shop SolutionsCetec ERP
  Version15.27.07Always Current9.02016.2Always Current
  Price Range$50K- $2M$25K-500K onsite$2600/ user-$10K-100K$300K-2M$5K-500K$40/User/Month-
  Financing OptionsLease, Financing, Leasing Options, SubscriptionLease, Owner Financing, SubscriptionOwner Financing, Lease to ownSubscriptionSubscriptionFinancing, Leasing OptionsSubscription
  User Range5-Unlimited4-100020-1000+10+unlimited40-50003-10005-Unlimited
  Multi SiteYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
  Multi NationalyesYes, 60+ Countries YesYesYesYesYes
  ArchitectureSOA, .NETSOA, XML, Webservice SAAS, MultitenantSOASOASaas, Multitenant
  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, 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 CloudOracle, Cloud-Based (Saas), MySQLMS SQL Server, ODBC Compliant, Cloud-Based (Saas)Cloud-Based (Saas), MySQL
  Server OSLinux, Windows, Unix, .NETWindowsLinux, Windows, UnixMac OS, Windows, Unix, Novell NetwareCompatible w/all Operating SystemsWindowsCompatible w/all Operating Systems
  Materials Management
   Inventory Control    Inventory Management    Inventory Control    Multi-location Inventory for Distributor    Complex MRO    Bar Coding    Barcoding & Labeling  
   Vendor Managed Inventory    Lot Traceability        Advanced Shipping    Costing    Bill of Materials    Bill Of Materials  
   Wireless Warehouse Management System            Bin Management    Demand Forecasting    Data Collection    Dimensional Inventory Control  
               Order Promising    Inventory Replenishment    Inventory Control    Inventory Management  
               Real-Time Sustem    Project Budgeting    Inventory Management    Lot & Serial Traceability  
               Return Materials Authorization    Project Reporting    Materials & Inventory    Mobile Warehousing  
                   Scheduling and Resourcing    Materials Purchasing    MRP & Inventory Forecast  
                       Materials Solutions    Production Scheduling & Capacity Planning  
                       Physical Inventory      
                       Wireless System      
  Sales Order Management
   Packing Slip & Shipping Management    Document Flow Mgmt.    Purchasing Management    Automated Order Processing    Collaborative Solutions    Complete Order Management    Automatic Order Processing  
   Quoting and Estimating    Ecommerce Shopping Cart    RF Warehousing    Automated Payments    Component Repair    Demand Management    Configurable Manufacturing Modes  
   Sales Orders    Point Of Sale    Sales Monitoring    One Click Purchase Orders    Coordinate Projects    Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)    EDI / Ecommerce  
       Report Writer        Order Management    Customer Orders     Invoice Order History    Field Service & Projects  
       Return Mgmt        Procure-to-Pay Purchasing    Field Service    Order Enrty    Manufacturing Quoting  
       Sales Analysis        Real Time Order Status    Sales    Quoting & Estimating    Packing, Shipping, & RMAs  
       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
   Financial Overview    Budget Management    Business Intelligence    General Ledger, Payables & Receivables    Accounts Payable & Receivable    Accounting Application     Accounts Payable   
   General Ledger    Accounts Payable    Data Collection    Financial Summary    Budget Management    Accounts Payable    Accounts Receivable  
   Finanacial Reporting    Accounts Receivable    Financial Overview    Advanced Billing    Cash Flow    Accounts Receivable    Bank Reconcile & Credit Card Import  
   Accounts Payable    Activity Based Costing        Amortization Schedules    Consolidate Accounts    Business Intelligence    Configurable Costing Methods  
   Accounts Receivable    Tax Management        Multi-currency Transactions    Financial Summary    Business Intelligence Application    Financial Reporting (Multi Site / Company)  
   Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)    Assests Register        Project Accounting    Fixed Assets    Cash Flow    General Accounting   
       Payroll        Revenue Recognition    General Ledger    Financial Management    General Ledger  
       Analytics            Sales Contract Mgmt.    Fixed Assets    Project Accounting  
                       General Ledger    Tax Management  
                       International Accounting      
                       Multi-Currency Management      
                       Payroll Management      
  Production Management
   Bill of Manufacture (BOM)    Bill of Materials    Discrete Manufacturing    Advanced Multi-location Inventory    Asset Design    Advanced Production Scheduling    Bill Of Materials  
   Engineering Change Order    Engineering Change Control    Process Manufacturing    Aseembly Management    Batch Process    Cost Breakdown Application    Configurable Manufacturing   
   Manufacturing & Production Reporting     Factory Documentation        Work Order Management    Configure / Make / Assemble    Engineer-to-Order    Integrated QMS & ECO / ECR  
   MES    Cost Tracking            Constraint-Based Scheduling    Lean Manufacturing    Mobile Shop Floor  
   Material & Capacity Requirements Planning    Planning and Scheduling            Engineer to Order    Management Solutions    Production & WIP Reporting  
   Production Overview    Projects and Contracts            Make to Project    Planning & Scheduling    Production Scheduling & Capacity Planning  
   Quality Management    Quality Mgmt            Multisite Planning    Production Configurator    Time Tracking, Job Costing, & Outsourcing  
   Real Time Monitoring    Quotations            Project Management    Project Management Application    Work Order Documents  
       Requirements Planning            Repetitive Manufacturing    Quality Control Application      
       Shop Clock            Shop Floor Reporting    Quality Tracking      
                   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
   Capable to Promise    EDI Solution        Supply Chain Overview    Distribution    Advanced Planning and Scheduling    Customer / Vendor Portals  
   Demand Planning    Freight Calculator            Equipment    Forecasting Trust    Lot & Serial Traceability  
   Materials Ordering    Inventory Forecasting            Equipment Effectiveness    Shipping & Receiving Management    MRP / Kanban / Replenishment  
   Outsource Central     Shipping Mgmt            Preventive Maintenance    Supplier Relationship Management     Production Scheduling & Capacity Planning  
                   Procurement    Supply Chain Manager    Receiving / Picking / Packing / Shipping  
                   Supply Chain        Requisitions & Purchase Orders  
                   Warehousing        Supply Chain Management  
                           Supply / Demand Forecasting  
  Customer Relationship Management
   Customer Relationship Management (CRM)    Contact Management    CRM    Incentive Management    CRM Features    CRM Application    Built-in CRM  
       CRM for Syspro        Job and Project Tracking    Customer Services    Customer & Prospect Management    Calendar Reminders / Follow-ups  
               Partner Relationship    Information Shring    Customer Relationship Management    Custom Lead Pipelines   
               Sales Order Management    Mobility Features    Sales Forecasting    Customer & Contact Management  
               Self Service Customer Portal    Sales Configurator     Sales Opportunity & Marketing Management     Customer Case Management  
               Website        Service Management    Integrated CRM  
                           Last Touch Reporting  
                           Mobile Access & Field Service  
                           Sales Management & Quote Tracking  
  Additional Capabilities
   Payroll Processing    Document Mgmt    Multi-Channel Retail and Direct Marketing    Real Time Dashboards    B2B Contracting     Simplified Label Printing    Application Programming Interface  
   Work Force Management    Espresso Mobile    Wholesale Distribution    Security    Business Analytics    Business Web    Cetec ERP Application Programming Interface (API)  
                   Employee Self-Service    CAD Interface Application    Custom Report Writer  
                   Expense Management     Crystal Reports    Custom Workflow & Alerting  
                   Human Resources    Data Conversion    Ecommerce, EDI, & Credit Card Processing  
                   Mobile Solutions    Document Control    Email Interfacing with Customers & Vendors  
                   Payroll, Time & Attendance    Document Control Application    Enterprise Document Management  
                   Recruitment, Training & Developemnt    Electronic Data Exchange    Pulse Report  
                       Global Application Builder      
                       Key Performance Indicators Application      
                       Messaging System Application      
                       Mobile Wireless Application      
                       Online System / Time and Attendance      
                       Process Documentation & Training      
                       RFID Technology Application      
  Services Support
   IQMS EnterpriseIQ Training Programs     STARS        Customer Care    Implementation    FastRESPONSE    Cetec ERP Lite, Standard & Gold Levels  
   IQMS Professional Services and Consulting    Support        NetSuite Central    Support    Global Shop Solutions Consulting    Custom Development & Integration  
   IQMS Technical Support    Training and Education        Site Consultation    Training    Global Shop Solutions University    Data Migration  
   Software Updates and Maintenance Program                    Learning & Educational Services    Local / Resident Hosting  
                       Training Strategies     On-Site Implementation Consulting  
                           Project Discovery & Gap Analysis  
                           Services User Training Programs  

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