ERP Software Comparison of the Automotive Industry with Mixed Mode Manufacturing, MS SQL Server.

A comprehensive independent review and ERP Software comparison of Mixed Mode Manufacturing for the Automotive Industry on a 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 M1Microsoft Dynamics AXMAX ERPMIE Trak Pro
  Version2015.17.010.007Always Current7.22015.38.0AX 7 20165.5.22016.04.02
  Price Range$50K- $2M$40K-500K onsite$4K -500K$2600/ user-$10K-100K$5K-200K$5K-500K$10K-250K$20K-750K$5K -35K$ 5K-$ 500K
  Financing OptionsLease, Financing, Leasing Options, SubscriptionLease, Owner FinancingLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownOwner Financing, Lease to ownSubscriptionFinancing, Leasing OptionsFinancing, Leasing OptionsLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownLease, Owner Financing, FinancingLease, FinancingFinancing, Leasing Options
  User Range5-Unlimited4-10001-2000+20-1000+10+unlimited1-3003-10001-5005-2,2505-150+5-500
  Multi SiteYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
  Multi NationalyesYes, 60+ Countries YesYesYesYesYesAU, NZ,US,CA,UK.YesYesYes
  ArchitectureSOA, .NETSOA, XML, WebserviceSOA SAAS, MultitenantClient/ServerSOASOA, .NETSOA, .NET, Cloud.NETClient-Server, RDS C
  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)MS 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 CompliantMS SQL Server, IBM DB2, OtherMS SQL Server, Oracle, Cloud-Based (Saas), Microsoft AzureMS SQL Server, QuickbooksMS SQL Server, Amazon Web services (Cloud)
  Server OSLinux, Windows, Unix, .NETWindowsLinux, Windows, UnixLinux, Windows, UnixMac OS, Windows, Unix, Novell NetwareWindowsWindowsWindowsWindowsWindowsWindows
  Materials Management
   Inventory Control    Inventory Management    Advanced Material Mgmt.    Inventory Control    Multi-location Inventory for Distributor    Data Collection    Bar Coding    Advanced Inventory Mgmt    Inventory Controls    Inventory Control    Materials Management Modules  
   Vendor Managed Inventory    Lot Traceability    Bar Coding        Advanced Shipping    Bar Coding    Bill of Materials    Inventory Management    Manufacturing    Lot and Serial Tracking      
   Wireless Warehouse Management System        Handheld        Bin Management    Bill Of Materials    Data Collection    M1 Calculators    Material Planning    Master Scheduling      
           Material Handler Interface        Order Promising    Handheld / Pocketview    Inventory Control        Warehouse Management    Material Requirement Planning      
           Material Movement        Real-Time Sustem    Inventory Control    Inventory Management            Repetitive Manufacturing      
           Prioritize Orders        Return Materials Authorization    Inventory Management    Materials Purchasing                  
           Sales Order Allocation            Lot and Serial Control    Materials Solutions                  
                       Material Management     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    Sales & Marketing    Advanced Forecast    Sales and Order Management Modules  
   Quoting and Estimating    Ecommerce Shopping Cart    Sales Mgmt. Overview    RF Warehousing    Automated Payments    Quoting / Estimating    Demand Management    Estimating & Quote Mgmt.    Sales Management    Quoting and Estimating      
   Sales Orders    Point Of Sale    Demand Management    Sales Monitoring    One Click Purchase Orders    Vender Returns    Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)    Lead Management        Sales Order and Processing      
       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        Shipping Logistics                  
  Financial Management
   Financial Overview    Budget Management    General Ledger    Business Intelligence    General Ledger, Payables & Receivables    Accounts Payable    Accounts Payable    General Ledger    AP / AR    Fixed Asset Management    Financial Management Modules  
   General Ledger    Accounts Payable    Accounts Payable    Data Collection    Financial Summary    Accounts Receivable    Accounts Receivable    Accounts Payable    Financial Management Overview    General Ledger      
   Finanacial Reporting    Accounts Receivable    Accounts Receivable    Financial Overview    Advanced Billing    Budgeting / Cashflow    Business Intelligence    Accounts Receivable    Fixed Assets    Lean Tools / Lean Vouchering      
   Accounts Payable    Activity Based Costing    Multi-Cureancy / Company        Amortization Schedules    Executive Overview    Cash Flow    Multi-Currency    General Ledger    Multi-Currency      
   Accounts Receivable    Tax Management    Financial Mgmt Overview        Multi-currency Transactions    General Ledger    Financial Management    Payroll    International Capabilities    Multiple Cost Sets      
   Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)    Assests Register    Tax Connect        Project Accounting    Payroll    Fixed Assets        Project Accounting    Payables Management      
       Payroll    Cash / Asset Mgmt        Revenue Recognition    QuickBooks    General Ledger            Receivables Management      
       Analytics    Global Engines                International Accounting            Human Resources      
                           Multi-Currency Management                  
                           Payroll Management                  
  Production Management
   Bill of Manufacture (BOM)    Bill of Materials    Production Mgmt Overview    Discrete Manufacturing    Advanced Multi-location Inventory    Advanced Scheduling    Advanced Production Scheduling    Job Management    Bill of Materials    Lean Tools / Consolidated Planning    Production Management Modules  
   Engineering Change Order    Engineering Change Control    Advanced Production    Process Manufacturing    Aseembly Management    Job Management    Engineer-to-Order    M1 SFE Shop floor Entry    Key Production Features    Engineering Change Order      
   Manufacturing & Production Reporting     Factory Documentation    Advanced Quality Mgmt        Work Order Management    Order Costing     Lean Manufacturing    Order Managent    Product Builder    Labor Tracking      
   MES    Cost Tracking    Job Management            Quality Management    Management Solutions    Product Configurator        Lean Capabilities      
   Material & Capacity Requirements Planning    Planning and Scheduling    Lean Manufacturing            Rapid Documentation    Production Configurator    Quality / Warranty        Lean Tools / Labor Tracking      
   Production Overview    Projects and Contracts    Manufacturing Execution Systm.            Shipping    Project Management    Scheduling        MAX Visual Shop Scheduler      
   Quality Management    Quality Mgmt    Planning & Scheduling            Shop Floor Control    Quality Control            Shop Floor Control      
   Real Time Monitoring    Quotations                    Quality Tracking            Subcontract Processing      
       Requirements Planning                    Shop Floor Control                  
       Shop Clock                                      
  Supply Chain Management
   Capable to Promise    EDI Solution    Supply Chain Mgmt Overview        Supply Chain Overview    Advanced Scheduling    Advanced Planning and Scheduling    Purchasing Mgmt.    Key Supply Chain Features    Bar Coding    Supply Chain Management Modules  
   Demand Planning    Freight Calculator    Inventory Management            Demand Forecasting    Forecasting Trust    Purchasing RFQ        Backflush by Operation      
   Materials Ordering    Inventory Forecasting    Purchase Management            Executive Overview    Shipping & Receiving Management    Shipping Mgmt.        Purchasing Control      
   Outsource Central     Shipping Mgmt    Shipping & Receiving            Inventory Management    Supplier Relationship Management             Subcontract Processing      
           Sourcing            Purchasing / Receiving    Supply Chain Manager            Supplier Kanban      
           Supplier Relationship Mgmt.                                  
           Warehouse Management                                  
  Customer Relationship Management
   Customer Relationship Management (CRM)    Contact Management    Customer Relations Overview    CRM    Incentive Management    CRM    Customer & Prospect Management    Call Management    Marketing Automation    Customer Service Portal    CRM Modules  
       CRM for Syspro    Campaign Connect        Job and Project Tracking    Sales Forecasting    Customer Relationship Management    Contact Manager    Sales Force Automation          
           Case Management        Partner Relationship    WebView    Sales Forecasting                  
           Informatin Worker        Sales Order Management        Sales Opportunity & Marketing Management                   
           Lead / Opportunity Mgmt        Self Service Customer Portal        Service Management                  
           Mobile Connect        Website                          
           Service Management                                  
  Additional Capabilities
   Payroll Processing    Document Mgmt    Compliance Overview    Multi-Channel Retail and Direct Marketing    Real Time Dashboards    Time and Attendance    Business Web    Document Mgmt    Alert System    Exact Synergy    Additional Modules  
   Work Force Management    Espresso Mobile    Composite Applications    Wholesale Distribution    Security    Crystal Reports    Crystal Reports    Human Resources    Business Intelligence and Reporting    Exact Event Manager      
           Enterprise Performance Mgmt            Data Conversions    Data Conversion    M1 WebGear Interface    Compliance Management          
           Epicor Everywhere FrameworkEpicor Everywhere Frame            Document Control    Document Control    System Security    Human Resource Management          
           Global Business Mgmt            QuickView    Global Application Builder    Unlimited View    Service Managment          
           Human Capital Mgmt Overview                Online System / Time and Attendance                  
           Product Data Mgmt                                  
           Service Mgmt. Overview                                  
           Social Enterprise                                  
           Web 2.0                                  
  Services Support
   IQMS EnterpriseIQ Training Programs     STARS    Business Process Outsourcing        Customer Care    Account Manager    FastRESPONSE    Services & Support    Support Options    Training and Education    Service & Support Modules  
   IQMS Professional Services and Consulting    Support    Hosting Services        NetSuite Central    Classroom Training    Global Shop Solutions Consulting            Customer Support      
   IQMS Technical Support    Training and Education    Learning & Educational Services        Site Consultation    E-Learning    Global Shop Solutions University            Consultation Services      
   Software Updates and Maintenance Program        Managed Services            Onsite and ISO Consulting    Learning & Educational Services                  
           Professional Services            Phone Support    Training Strategies                   
           Subscription Services                                  

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