ERP Software Comparison, Consumer Pkgd Goods Industry, Engineer to Order MFG, Cloud Based (SaaS)

A comprehensive independent review and ERP Software comparison of the Consumer Packaged Goods Industry with Engineer to Order (ETO) Manufacturing on a 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 Nameabas ERPSYSPROEpicor ERPSage ERP X3Plex Manufacturing CloudNetSuite ERPGlobal Shop SolutionsJobBOSS Shop Management Solution
  Version20167.010.007Always CurrentAlways Current2016.212.0
  Price Range$75K and up-$25K-500K onsite$4K -500K$2600/ user-$5K + per month-$10K-100K$5K-500K$299-$200K
  Financing OptionsLease, FinancingLease, Owner Financing, SubscriptionLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownOwner Financing, Lease to ownSubscriptionSubscriptionFinancing, Leasing OptionsFinancing
  User Range10-2504-10001-2000+20-1000+20-1000+10+unlimited3-10001-100
  Multi SiteYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
  Multi NationalYesYes, 60+ Countries YesYesYesYesYesNo
  ArchitectureSOA / Multi-tierSOA, XML, WebserviceSOA SaaS Multitenant SOASAAS, MultitenantSOAClient/Server or Clo
  Database PlatformCloud-Based (Saas), abas Open Object Oriented Database, Universally Compatible w/all Data Base PlatformsMS 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)Cloud-Based (Saas), Universally Compatible w/all Data Base PlatformsMS 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, ODBC Compliant, Cloud-Based (Saas)MS SQL Server, Cloud-Based (Saas), MS SQL Express
  Server OSLinux, Windows, UnixWindowsLinux, Windows, UnixLinux, Windows, UnixCompatible w/all Operating SystemsMac OS, Windows, Unix, Novell NetwareWindowsMac OS, Windows
  Materials Management
    Inventory Management    Inventory Management    Advanced Material Mgmt.    Inventory Control    Inventory Summary    Multi-location Inventory for Distributor    Bar Coding    Lot and Serial Control  
    Material requirements planning (MRP)    Lot Traceability    Bar Coding        Inventory Tracking    Advanced Shipping    Bill of Materials    Material Control  
   Material Cost Posting        Handheld        Bill of Materials    Bin Management    Data Collection      
   Scheduling        Material Handler Interface        Bar Coding    Order Promising    Inventory Control      
   Warehouse Management        Material Movement        Job Tracking System    Real-Time Sustem    Inventory Management      
           Prioritize Orders        Material Requirements Planning    Return Materials Authorization    Materials & Inventory      
           Sales Order Allocation                Materials Purchasing      
                           Materials Solutions      
                           Physical Inventory      
                           Wireless System      
  Sales Order Management
   Costing    Document Flow Mgmt.    Order Management    Purchasing Management    Commission Tracking    Automated Order Processing    Complete Order Management    Job Entry  
   Invoicing    Ecommerce Shopping Cart    Sales Management    RF Warehousing    Competitor Intelligence Database    Automated Payments    Demand Management    Sales Order Processing  
   Process History    Point Of Sale    Demand Management    Sales Monitoring    Customer Orders    One Click Purchase Orders    Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)      
   Quotation Management    Report Writer    Electronic Data Interchange        E D I    Order Management    Invoice Order History      
   Sales Management Overview    Return Mgmt    Estimate / Quote Mgmt.        Order Entry & Tracking    Procure-to-Pay Purchasing    Order Enrty      
   Shipping Order    Sales Analysis    Storefront        Quote Tracking    Real Time Order Status    Quoting & Estimating      
       Sales Orders            Sales Order    Self-Service Vendor Center    Return Merchandise Authorization      
                       Shipping Integration    Sales & Service Management      
                       Streamlined Receiving    Sales Application      
                           Shipping Logistics      
  Financial Management
   “What if” Financial Scenarios    Budget Management    General Ledger    Business Intelligence    accounting Overview    General Ledger, Payables & Receivables    Accounting Application     Accounts Payable  
   Cost Accounting    Accounts Payable    Accounts Payable    Data Collection    Accounts Receivable / Accounts Payable    Financial Summary    Accounts Payable    Accounts Receivable  
   Financials and Accounting    Accounts Receivable    Accounts Receivable    Financial Overview    Costing    Advanced Billing    Accounts Receivable    General Ledger  
   Fixed Assets    Activity Based Costing    Multi-Cureancy / Company        Expense Project Tracking    Amortization Schedules    Business Intelligence    Payroll  
   Liquidity Planning    Tax Management    Financial Mgmt Overview        Inventory Valuation    Multi-currency Transactions    Business Intelligence Application      
   Perpetual Inventory Costing    Assests Register    Tax Connect        Multi-Company Financial Consolidation    Project Accounting    Cash Flow      
       Payroll    Cash / Asset Mgmt            Revenue Recognition    Financial Management      
       Analytics    Global Engines                Fixed Assets      
                           General Ledger      
                           International Accounting      
                           Multi-Currency Management      
                           Payroll Management      
  Production Management
   CAD Integration    Bill of Materials    Production Mgmt     Discrete Manufacturing    Barcode Labeling    Advanced Multi-location Inventory    Advanced Production Scheduling    Quality Management  
   Production Summary    Engineering Change Control    Advanced Production    Process Manufacturing    Capacity Planning    Aseembly Management    Cost Breakdown Application    Shop Floor Control  
   Project Cost Accounting    Factory Documentation    Advanced Quality Mgmt        Complex Assembly    Work Order Management    Engineer-to-Order      
   Project Management    Cost Tracking    Job Management        Labor & Time Tracking        Lean Manufacturing      
   Time Recording / Job Time    Planning and Scheduling    Lean Manufacturing        Multi-Plants        Management Solutions      
   Work Order Management    Projects and Contracts    Manufacturing Execution Systm.        Plant Floor Mobile Access        Planning & Scheduling      
       Quality Mgmt    Planning & Scheduling        PLC Machine Integration        Production Configurator      
       Quotations    Planning and Scheduling        Preventative Maintenance        Project Management Application      
       Requirements Planning    Product Data Management        Production Scheduling Overview        Quality Control Application      
       Shop Clock            Shop Floor Control        Quality Tracking      
                   Statistical Process Controls        Shop Floor Control      
                           Shop Floor Data Collection Application      
                           Shop Management      
                           Software Preventative Maintenance Application      
                           TrueView Data Display Application      
  Supply Chain Management
   Purchasing    EDI Solution    Supply Chain Mgmt.        Online Order & Tracking    Supply Chain Overview    Advanced Planning and Scheduling    ShopView  
   Requisitions    Freight Calculator    Inventory Management        Online Tool Release        Forecasting Trust      
   Sales Planning & Forecasting    Inventory Forecasting    Purchase Management        Problem Control        Shipping & Receiving Management      
   Supplier Relationship Management    Shipping Mgmt    Shipping & Receiving        Supplier Quality        Supplier Relationship Management       
           Sourcing        Supply Chain Overview        Supply Chain Manager      
           Supplier Relationship Mgmt.                      
           Warehouse Management                      
  Customer Relationship Management
   Customer Relations Mgmt.    Contact Management    Customer Relations Overview    CRM    Configurator Pricing     Incentive Management    CRM Application    Customer Relationship Management  
   Customer Relationship Management Overview    CRM for Syspro    Campaign Connect        Cost & Quote Estimating    Job and Project Tracking    Customer & Prospect Management      
           Case Management        Customer Master List    Partner Relationship    Customer Relationship Management      
           Customer Relationship Management        Customer Relations Summary    Sales Order Management    Sales Forecasting      
           Information Worker        Field Service    Self Service Customer Portal    Sales Opportunity & Marketing Management       
           Lead / Opportunity Mgmt        Opportunity Tracking    Website    Service Management      
           Mobile Connect        Quick Quoter              
           Service Management        Quote Tracking              
  Additional Capabilities
    Electronic data interchange (EDI)    Document Mgmt    Cloud Deployment    Multi-Channel Retail and Direct Marketing    Business Intelligence    Real Time Dashboards     Simplified Label Printing    Automated Workflow  
   Business Intelligence    Espresso Mobile    Compliance Overview    Wholesale Distribution    Computer Aided Design    Security    Business Web      
   Multi-Site        Composite Applications        Document Control System        CAD Interface Application      
           Composite Applications        E-Commerce        Crystal Reports      
           Document Mgmt        Electronic Data Interchange        Data Conversion      
           Enterprise Content Mgmt        Groupware Communication        Document Control      
           Enterprise Performance Mgmt        Human Resources Overview        Document Control Application      
           Epicor Everywhere FrameworkEpicor Everywhere Frame        SmartPlex Mobile Access        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
   Upgrade Guarantee    STARS    Business Process Outsourcing        Security    Customer Care    FastRESPONSE    Customer Portal  
       Support    Epicor Consulting        Training Strategies    NetSuite Central    Global Shop Solutions Consulting    Customization   
       Training and Education    Hosting Services            Site Consultation    Global Shop Solutions University    Training and Education  
           Learning & Educational Services                Learning & Educational Services      
           Managed Services                Training Strategies       
           Professional Services                      
           Subscription Services                      

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