Mixed Mode Manufacturing ERP Software Comparison for the Automotive Industry

A comprehensive, independent review of Mixed Mode Manufacturing ERP software for the Automotive Industry. Below you will find 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 NamePlex Manufacturing CloudEpicor ERPEnterpriseIQSYSPROSage ERP X3NetSuite ERPE2 Shop SystemIFS Applications 9.0Global Shop SolutionsECi M1Microsoft Dynamics AXJobBOSS Shop Management SolutionMIE Trak ProCetec ERP
  VersionAlways Current10.0015.27.07Always Current7.29.02016.28.0AX 7 201612.02016.04.02Always Current
  Price Range$5K + per month-$4K -500K$50K- $2M$25K-500K onsite$2600/ user-$10K-100K$5K-200K$300K-2M$5K-500K$10K-250K$20K-750K$299-$200K$ 5K-$ 500K$40/User/Month-
  Financing OptionsSubscriptionLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownLease, Financing, Leasing Options, SubscriptionLease, Owner Financing, SubscriptionOwner Financing, Lease to ownSubscriptionFinancing, Leasing OptionsSubscriptionFinancing, Leasing OptionsLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownLease, Owner Financing, FinancingFinancingFinancing, Leasing OptionsSubscription
  User Range20-1000+1-2000+5-Unlimited4-100020-1000+10+unlimited1-30040-50003-10001-5005-2,2501-1005-5005-Unlimited
  Multi SiteYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
  Multi NationalYesYesyesYes, 60+ Countries YesYesYesYesYesAU, NZ,US,CA,UK.YesNoYesYes
  ArchitectureSaaS Multitenant SOASOASOA, .NETSOA, XML, Webservice SAAS, MultitenantClient/ServerSOASOASOA, .NETSOA, .NET, CloudClient/Server or CloClient-Server, RDS CSaas, Multitenant
  Database PlatformCloud-Based (Saas), Universally Compatible w/all Data Base PlatformsMS 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 ExpressOracle, Cloud-Based (Saas), MySQLMS SQL Server, ODBC Compliant, Cloud-Based (Saas)MS SQL Server, IBM DB2, OtherMS SQL Server, Oracle, Cloud-Based (Saas), Microsoft AzureMS SQL Server, Cloud-Based (Saas), MS SQL ExpressMS SQL Server, Amazon Web services (Cloud)Cloud-Based (Saas), MySQL
  Server OSCompatible w/all Operating SystemsLinux, Windows, UnixLinux, Windows, Unix, .NETWindowsLinux, Windows, UnixMac OS, Windows, Unix, Novell NetwareWindowsCompatible w/all Operating SystemsWindowsWindowsWindowsMac OS, WindowsWindowsCompatible w/all Operating Systems
  Materials Management
   Inventory Summary    Advanced Material Mgmt.    Inventory Control    Inventory Management    Inventory Control    Multi-location Inventory for Distributor    Data Collection    Complex MRO    Bar Coding    Advanced Inventory Mgmt    Inventory Controls    Lot and Serial Control    Materials Management Modules    Barcoding & Labeling  
   Inventory Tracking    Bar Coding    Vendor Managed Inventory    Lot Traceability        Advanced Shipping    Bar Coding    Costing    Bill of Materials    Inventory Management    Manufacturing    Material Control        Bill Of Materials  
   Bill of Materials    Handheld    Wireless Warehouse Management System            Bin Management    Bill Of Materials    Demand Forecasting    Data Collection    M1 Calculators    Material Planning            Dimensional Inventory Control  
   Bar Coding    Material Handler Interface                Order Promising    Handheld / Pocketview    Inventory Replenishment    Inventory Control        Warehouse Management            Inventory Management  
   Job Tracking System    Material Movement                Real-Time Sustem    Inventory Control    Project Budgeting    Inventory Management                    Lot & Serial Traceability  
   Material Requirements Planning    Prioritize Orders                Return Materials Authorization    Inventory Management    Project Reporting    Materials & Inventory                    Mobile Warehousing  
       Sales Order Allocation                    Lot and Serial Control    Scheduling and Resourcing    Materials Purchasing                    MRP & Inventory Forecast  
                           Material Management         Materials Solutions                    Production Scheduling & Capacity Planning  
                                   Physical Inventory                      
                                   Wireless System                      
  Sales Order Management
   Commission Tracking    Order Management    Packing Slip & Shipping Management    Document Flow Mgmt.    Purchasing Management    Automated Order Processing    Order Entry    Collaborative Solutions    Complete Order Management    Advanced Bill of Materials    Sales & Marketing    Job Entry    Sales and Order Management Modules    Automatic Order Processing  
   Competitor Intelligence Database    Sales Management    Quoting and Estimating    Ecommerce Shopping Cart    RF Warehousing    Automated Payments    Quoting / Estimating    Component Repair    Demand Management    Estimating & Quote Mgmt.    Sales Management    Sales Order Processing        Configurable Manufacturing Modes  
   Customer Orders    Demand Management    Sales Orders    Point Of Sale    Sales Monitoring    One Click Purchase Orders    Vender Returns    Coordinate Projects    Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)    Lead Management                EDI / Ecommerce  
   E D I    Electronic Data Interchange        Report Writer        Order Management        Customer Orders     Invoice Order History    Project Mgmt                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    Financial Overview    Budget Management    Business Intelligence    General Ledger, Payables & Receivables    Accounts Payable    Accounts Payable & Receivable    Accounting Application     General Ledger    AP / AR    Accounts Payable    Financial Management Modules    Accounts Payable   
   Accounts Receivable / Accounts Payable    Accounts Payable    General Ledger    Accounts Payable    Data Collection    Financial Summary    Accounts Receivable    Budget Management    Accounts Payable    Accounts Payable    Financial Management Overview    Accounts Receivable        Accounts Receivable  
   Costing    Accounts Receivable    Finanacial Reporting    Accounts Receivable    Financial Overview    Advanced Billing    Budgeting / Cashflow    Cash Flow    Accounts Receivable    Accounts Receivable    Fixed Assets    General Ledger        Bank Reconcile & Credit Card Import  
   Expense Project Tracking    Multi-Cureancy / Company    Accounts Payable    Activity Based Costing        Amortization Schedules    Executive Overview    Consolidate Accounts    Business Intelligence    Multi-Currency    General Ledger    Payroll        Configurable Costing Methods  
   Inventory Valuation    Financial Mgmt Overview    Accounts Receivable    Tax Management        Multi-currency Transactions    General Ledger    Financial Summary    Business Intelligence Application    Payroll    International Capabilities            Financial Reporting (Multi Site / Company)  
   Multi-Company Financial Consolidation    Tax Connect    Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)    Assests Register        Project Accounting    Payroll    Fixed Assets    Cash Flow        Project Accounting            General Accounting   
       Cash / Asset Mgmt        Payroll        Revenue Recognition    QuickBooks    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 Manufacture (BOM)    Bill of Materials    Discrete Manufacturing    Advanced Multi-location Inventory    Advanced Scheduling    Asset Design    Advanced Production Scheduling    Job Management    Bill of Materials    Quality Management    Production Management Modules    Bill Of Materials  
   Capacity Planning    Advanced Production    Engineering Change Order    Engineering Change Control    Process Manufacturing    Aseembly Management    Job Management    Batch Process    Cost Breakdown Application    M1 SFE Shop floor Entry    Key Production Features    Shop Floor Control        Configurable Manufacturing   
   Complex Assembly    Advanced Quality Mgmt    Manufacturing & Production Reporting     Factory Documentation        Work Order Management    Order Costing     Configure / Make / Assemble    Engineer-to-Order    Order Managent    Product Builder            Integrated QMS & ECO / ECR  
   Labor & Time Tracking    Job Management    MES    Cost Tracking            Quality Management    Constraint-Based Scheduling    Lean Manufacturing    Product Configurator                Mobile Shop Floor  
   Multi-Plants    Lean Manufacturing    Material & Capacity Requirements Planning    Planning and Scheduling            Rapid Documentation    Engineer to Order    Management Solutions    Quality / Warranty                Production & WIP Reporting  
   Plant Floor Mobile Access    Manufacturing Execution Systm.    Production Overview    Projects and Contracts            Shipping    Make to Project    Planning & Scheduling    Scheduling                Production Scheduling & Capacity Planning  
   PLC Machine Integration    Planning & Scheduling    Quality Management    Quality Mgmt            Shop Floor Control    Multisite Planning    Production Configurator                    Time Tracking, Job Costing, & Outsourcing  
   Preventative Maintenance    Planning and Scheduling    Real Time Monitoring    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.    Capable to Promise    EDI Solution        Supply Chain Overview    Advanced Scheduling    Distribution    Advanced Planning and Scheduling    Purchasing Mgmt.    Key Supply Chain Features    ShopView    Supply Chain Management Modules    Customer / Vendor Portals  
   Online Tool Release    Inventory Management    Demand Planning    Freight Calculator            Demand Forecasting    Equipment    Forecasting Trust    Purchasing RFQ                Lot & Serial Traceability  
   Problem Control    Purchase Management    Materials Ordering    Inventory Forecasting            Executive Overview    Equipment Effectiveness    Shipping & Receiving Management    Shipping Mgmt.                MRP / Kanban / Replenishment  
   Supplier Quality    Shipping & Receiving    Outsource Central     Shipping Mgmt            Inventory Management    Preventive Maintenance    Supplier Relationship Management                     Production Scheduling & Capacity Planning  
   Supply Chain Overview    Sourcing                    Purchasing / Receiving    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    Customer Relationship Management (CRM)    Contact Management    CRM    Incentive Management    CRM    CRM Features    CRM Application    Call Management    Marketing Automation    Customer Relationship Management    CRM Modules    Built-in CRM  
   Cost & Quote Estimating    Campaign Connect        CRM for Syspro        Job and Project Tracking    Sales Forecasting    Customer Services    Customer & Prospect Management    Contact Manager    Sales Force Automation            Calendar Reminders / Follow-ups  
   Customer Master List    Case Management                Partner Relationship    WebView    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    Payroll Processing    Document Mgmt    Multi-Channel Retail and Direct Marketing    Real Time Dashboards    Time and Attendance    B2B Contracting     Simplified Label Printing    Document Mgmt    Alert System    Automated Workflow    Additional Modules    Application Programming Interface  
   Computer Aided Design    Compliance Overview    Work Force Management    Espresso Mobile    Wholesale Distribution    Security    Crystal Reports    Business Analytics    Business Web    Human Resources    Business Intelligence and Reporting            Cetec ERP Application Programming Interface (API)  
   Document Control System    Composite Applications                    Data Conversions    Employee Self-Service    CAD Interface Application    M1 WebGear Interface    Compliance Management            Custom Report Writer  
   E-Commerce    Composite Applications                    Document Control    Expense Management     Crystal Reports    System Security    Human Resource Management            Custom Workflow & Alerting  
   Electronic Data Interchange    Document Mgmt                    QuickView    Human Resources    Data Conversion    Unlimited View    Service Managment            Ecommerce, EDI, & Credit Card Processing  
   Groupware Communication    Enterprise Content Mgmt                        Mobile Solutions    Document Control                    Email Interfacing with Customers & Vendors  
   Human Resources Overview    Enterprise Performance Mgmt                        Payroll, Time & Attendance    Document Control Application                    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    IQMS EnterpriseIQ Training Programs     STARS        Customer Care    Account Manager    Implementation    FastRESPONSE    Services & Support    Support Options    Customer Portal    Service & Support Modules    Cetec ERP Lite, Standard & Gold Levels  
   Training Strategies    Epicor Consulting    IQMS Professional Services and Consulting    Support        NetSuite Central    Classroom Training    Support    Global Shop Solutions Consulting            Customization         Custom Development & Integration  
       Hosting Services    IQMS Technical Support    Training and Education        Site Consultation    E-Learning    Training    Global Shop Solutions University            Training and Education        Data Migration  
       Learning & Educational Services    Software Updates and Maintenance Program                Onsite and ISO Consulting        Learning & Educational Services                    Local / Resident Hosting  
       Managed Services                    Phone Support        Training Strategies                     On-Site Implementation Consulting  
       Professional Services                                                Project Discovery & Gap Analysis  
       Subscription Services                                                Services User Training Programs  
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