Manufacturing ERP Software Comparison For Consumer Packaged Goods

Below you will find a comprehensive independent comparison of Top Rated Manufacturing ERP software systems for the Consumer Packaged Goods industry. Use the easy to navigate matrix  to compare pricing and compatibility data, as well as materials management, sales order management, financial, production, supply chain, and customer management capabilities each vendor might provide. Click on the product name links to dive deeper into product's features, or request a Free Demo to get more hands on experience.

  General Data
  Product NameEpicor ERPSYSPROEnterpriseIQBatchMaster ManufacturingMicrosoft Dynamics NAVNetSuite ERPGlobal Shop SolutionsSAP Business ByDesignInfor VISUALProcessPro® Premier Enterprise 21 ERPS2K EnterprisePlex Manufacturing Cloudabas ERPMAX ERPSage ERP X3SAP Business All-In-OneBatchMaster ERP B1DEACOM ERPExpandable ERP Infor M3
  Version10.007.02015.18.402016Always Current2015.3Cloud and Mobile Based (Always Current)6.5.410.48.15.5Always Current20155.5.27201014.314.99.3.0M3 13.2 (Feb 2014)
  Price Range$4K -500K$25K-500K onsite$50K- $2M$6K-$175K$8K-$250K$10K-100K$5K-500K$150/user/mo-$12K-100K$100K-750K$30K-$750KPlease inquire-$5K + per month-$75K and up-$5K -35K$2600/ user-$120K-2M$15K-$375$200K-$2M$20K-200K or$250/User/Mo -
  Financing OptionsLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownLease, Owner Financing, SubscriptionLease, Financing, Leasing Options, SubscriptionLease, Owner Financing, FinancingLease, Owner Financing, FinancingSubscriptionFinancing, Leasing OptionsLease, Owner Financing, FinancingLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownOwner Financing, Financing, SubscriptionLease, Interest Free FinancingLease, FinancingSubscriptionLease, FinancingLease, FinancingOwner Financing, Lease to ownLease, Owner Financing, FinancingLease, Financing, SubscriptionFinancingSubscription, LicensedLease, Financing
  User Range1-2000+4-10005-Unlimited3-755-75010+unlimited3-100010 to Unlimited5-5005-10005-1000+10+ unlimited20-1000+10-2505-150+20-1000+50-50005-50010-20001-Unlimited20-2000
  Multi SiteYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
  Multi NationalYesYes, 60+ Countries yesYes40+ CountriesYesYesUS, UK, France, Germany, India,& ChinaYesYesEnglish / SpanishYes ( UK, CA, Caribbean)YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes (40+ languages)
  ArchitectureSOASOA, XML, WebserviceSOA, .NET.NET.NETSAAS, MultitenantSOAModel-driven "Cloud"SOA.NET, ClientServer SOASOASaaS Multitenant SOASOA / Multi-tier.NET .NETMicrosoft .NETWindows ClientServeInfor 3 tier
  Database PlatformMS SQL Server, Cloud-Based (Saas), MAC OSMS SQL Server, Other, Cloud-Based (Saas), Universally Compatible w/all Data Base PlatformsMS SQL Server, Oracle, ODBC Compliant, Cloud-Based (Saas), Amazon Web services (Cloud)MS SQL Server, MS SQL ExpressMS SQL Server, Cloud-Based (Saas), MS SQL Express, MS Access, Microsoft AzureMS 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 CompliantCloud-Based (Saas), QuickbooksMS SQL Server, Progress, IBM DB2, Other, Oracle, Proprietary`MS SQL Server, 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, SalesforceIBM DB2, Cloud-Based (Saas)Cloud-Based (Saas), Universally Compatible w/all Data Base Platformsabas Open Object Oriented DatabaseMS SQL Server, QuickbooksMS SQL Server, Oracle, Cloud-Based (Saas)MS SQL Server, OracleMS SQL ServerMS SQL ServerMS SQL Server, Cloud-Based (Saas)MS SQL Server, IBM DB2, Oracle
  Server OSLinux, Windows, UnixWindowsLinux, Windows, Unix, .NETWindowsMac OS, Windows, Compatible w/all Operating SystemsMac OS, Windows, Unix, Novell NetwareWindowsWindowsLinux, Windows, UnixMac OS, WindowsMac OS, Linux, Windows, UnixLinux, Windows, IBM Power SystemCompatible w/all Operating SystemsLinux, Windows, UnixWindowsLinux, Windows, UnixWindowsWindowsWindowsWindowsWindows, IBM OS, System l
  Materials Management
   Advanced Material Mgmt.    Inventory Management    Inventory Control    Compliance        Multi-location Inventory for Distributor    Bar Coding        Enterprise Resource Planning    MRP    Inventory Management    Master Production Schedule (MPS)    Inventory Summary    Material Valuation    Inventory Control    Inventory Control    Inventory Management    Inventory Management    Inventory Control    Consignment Inventory     M3 Procurement  
   Bar Coding    Lot Traceability    Vendor Managed Inventory    Inventory Control        Advanced Shipping    Bill of Materials        Product Lifecycle Mgmt    IC    Procurement    Material Requirement Planning    Inventory Tracking    Materials Management (MRP)    Lot and Serial Tracking        Purchasing Process    Master Requirements Planning    MRP    Inventory Accuracy       
   Handheld        Wireless Warehouse Management System    Master Requirements Planning (MRP)        Bin Management    Data Collection        Quality Management    AWS    Warehouse Management System        Bill of Materials        Master Scheduling            Mobile    Warehouse Management Systems    Inventory Control      
   Material Handler Interface            Mobile Data Collection        Order Promising    Inventory Control            Physical Inventory            Bar Coding        Material Requirement Planning            Regulatory Compliance        Inventory RESTful API       
   Material Movement                    Real-Time Sustem    Inventory Management                        Job Tracking System        Repetitive Manufacturing                    Lot Tracking      
   Prioritize Orders                    Return Materials Authorization    Materials Purchasing                        Material Requirements Planning                            Materials Management      
   Sales Order Allocation                        Materials Solutions                                                    Serial & Lot Production Control RESTful APIs      
                           Physical Inventory                                                    Serial Number Tracking       
                           Wireless System                                                          
  Sales Order Management
   Order Management    Document Flow Mgmt.    Packing Slip & Shipping Management    Enhanced Order Entry for Sage & QuickBooks     Service Management    Automated Order Processing    Complete Order Management        Sales Management    Order Entry    Sales & Order Management    Order Processing    Commission Tracking    Sales    Advanced Forecast    Purchasing Management    Sales Process    Sales Management    Sales Overview    Configuration Control     M3 Sales Management  
   Sales Management    Ecommerce Shopping Cart    Quoting and Estimating    Sales Orders        Automated Payments    Demand Management                    Work Order Processing    Competitor Intelligence Database        Quoting and Estimating    RF Warehousing                Electronic Data Transmission      
   Demand Management    Point Of Sale    Sales Orders            One Click Purchase Orders    Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)                        Customer Orders        Sales Order and Processing    Sales Monitoring                Pack-Out Ship       
   Electronic Data Interchange    Report Writer                Order Management    Invoice Order History                        E D I                            Quick Sales Order Entry       
   Estimate / Quote Mgmt.    Return Mgmt                Procure-to-Pay Purchasing    Order Enrty                        Order Entry & Tracking                            Return Material Authorization      
   Storefront    Sales Analysis                Real Time Order Status    Quoting & Estimating                        Quote Tracking                            Sales Order Credit Card Validation      
       Sales Orders                Self-Service Vendor Center    Return Merchandise Authorization                        Sales Order                            Sales Order Management       
                       Shipping Integration    Sales & Service Management                                                    Shipping RESTful API       
                       Streamlined Receiving    Shipping Logistics                                                    Volume Pricing      
  Financial Management
   General Ledger    Budget Management    Financial Overview        Business Intelligence    General Ledger, Payables & Receivables    Accounts Payable    Accounts Payable    Financial Management    Accounts Payable (AP)    Financials Overview    Accounts Payable    accounting Overview    Cost Accounting    Fixed Asset Management    Business Intelligence    Analytical Peporting    Accounting and Financials    Accounting    Accounting RESTful APIs     M3 Financial Accounting   
   Accounts Payable    Accounts Payable    General Ledger        Financial Management    Financial Summary    Accounts Receivable    Accounts Receivable        Accounts Receivable (AR)    Financial Reports    Accounts Receivable    Accounts Receivable / Accounts Payable    Financial Accounting    General Ledger    Data Collection    Financial Business Process    Financial Reporting        Accounts Payable       
   Accounts Receivable    Accounts Receivable    Finanacial Reporting            Advanced Billing    Business Intelligence    Cash Flow        General Ledger (GL)        Financial Highlights    Costing    Fixed Asset Accounting    Lean Tools / Lean Vouchering    Financial Overview                Accounts Receivable       
   Multi-Cureancy / Company    Activity Based Costing    Accounts Payable            Amortization Schedules    Cash Flow    Financial Management        Project Accounting        General Ledger    Expense Project Tracking        Multi-Currency                    Bank Reconciliation       
   Financial Mgmt Overview    Tax Management    Accounts Receivable            Multi-currency Transactions    Financial Management    Financial Statements                    Inventory Valuation        Multiple Cost Sets                    Business Intelligence & Analytics      
   Tax Connect    Assests Register    Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)            Project Accounting    Fixed Assets    Foreign Currency                    Multi-Company Financial Consolidation        Payables Management                    Financial Reporting      
   Cash / Asset Mgmt    Payroll                Revenue Recognition    General Ledger                                Receivables Management                    Foreign Currency       
   Global Engines    Analytics                    International Accounting                                Human Resources                    General Ledger       
                           Multi-Currency Management                                                    Multiple Company       
                           Payroll Management                                                          
  Production Management
   Production Mgmt     Bill of Materials    Bill of Manufacture (BOM)    Batch Production    Project Management    Advanced Multi-location Inventory    Advanced Production Scheduling    Production Planning & Scheduling        Advanced Scheduler    Manufacturing    Capacity Requirements Planning    Barcode Labeling    Costing    Lean Tools / Consolidated Planning    Discrete Manufacturing        Costing    Formula Management    Integration For Finite Capacity    M3 Manufacturing  
   Advanced Production    Engineering Change Control    Engineering Change Order    Bill of Materials Management        Aseembly Management    Engineer-to-Order    Project Management        Formulation        Shop Floor Control    Capacity Planning    Production Planning & Control    Engineering Change Order    Process Manufacturing        Product Development    Labor Tracking System    Job Scheduling & Costing     M3 Product Data Management  
   Advanced Quality Mgmt    Factory Documentation    Manufacturing & Production Reporting     Formulation Management        Work Order Management    Lean Manufacturing            Manufacturing ( BOM)            Complex Assembly        Labor Tracking            Production Management    Production Overview    Master Scheduling & Planning    M3 Project Management  
   Job Management    Cost Tracking    MES    Product Costing            Management Solutions            Quality Control ( QC)            Labor & Time Tracking        Lean Capabilities            Quality Management        Shop Floor Routing      
   Lean Manufacturing    Planning and Scheduling    Material & Capacity Requirements Planning    Production Management            Production Configurator            R & D            Multi-Plants        Lean Tools / Labor Tracking                          
   Manufacturing Execution Systm.    Projects and Contracts    Production Overview    Quality Control            Project Management            Security Regulations            Plant Floor Mobile Access        MAX Visual Shop Scheduler                          
   Planning & Scheduling    Quality Mgmt    Quality Management    Samples Management            Quality Control            Standard Reports            PLC Machine Integration        Shop Floor Control                          
   Planning and Scheduling    Quotations    Real Time Monitoring                Quality Tracking                        Preventative Maintenance        Subcontract Processing                          
   Product Data Management    Requirements Planning                    Shop Floor Control                        Production Scheduling Overview                                  
       Shop Clock                                            Shop Floor Control                                  
                                                   Statistical Process Controls                                  
  Supply Chain Management
   Supply Chain Mgmt.    EDI Solution    Capable to Promise    Master Production Scheduling (MPS)    Supply Chain Management    Supply Chain Overview    Advanced Planning and Scheduling    Supplier Relationship Management    Enterprise Asset Mgmt    Dock Scheduling    Material Requirements Planning (MRP)    Inventory Management    Online Order & Tracking    EDI    Bar Coding        Parts Demand Planning    Master Production Scheduling (MPS)    Purchasing Overview    e-Purchase Order Requisitions    M3 Supply Chain Execution  
   Inventory Management    Freight Calculator    Demand Planning    Purchasing for Sage and Quickbooks            Forecasting Trust    Supply Chain Management    Supply Chain Management    Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)    Distribution Requirements Planning (DRP)        Online Tool Release    Purchasing    Backflush by Operation        Strategic Operational Planning    Procurement        Electronic Data Transmission    M3 Supply Chain Planning  
   Purchase Management    Inventory Forecasting    Materials Ordering                Shipping & Receiving Management            Master Production Scheduler            Problem Control        Purchasing Control                    Lot Tracking      
   Shipping & Receiving    Shipping Mgmt    Outsource Central                 Supplier Relationship Management             Purchase Orders (PO)            Supplier Quality        Subcontract Processing                    PO From SO Create Workbench      
   Sourcing                        Supply Chain Manager                        Supply Chain Overview        Supplier Kanban                    Purchasing      
   Supplier Relationship Mgmt.                                                                            Purchasing RESTful API       
   Warehouse Management                                                                            Serial & Lot Product Control       
                                                                               Serial Number Product Tracking      
  Customer Relationship Management
   Customer Relations Overview    Contact Management    Customer Relationship Management (CRM)        Sales & Marketing    Incentive Management    Customer & Prospect Management    Customer Relationship Management    Customer Relations Mgmt    CRM    Customer Relationship Management    Customer Relationship Management    Configurator Pricing     Customer Relationship Management Overview    Customer Service Portal    CRM    Customer Relationship Management    Customer Relationship Management     Customer Realations Management    Customer Support     M3 Customer Lifecycle Mgmt  
   Campaign Connect    CRM for Syspro                Job and Project Tracking    Customer Relationship Management                    Marketing Automation    Cost & Quote Estimating                            Expandable CRM      
   Case Management                    Partner Relationship    Sales Forecasting                    Remote Sales Force Automation    Customer Master List                            Integration for Salesforce CRM      
   Customer Relationship Management                    Sales Order Management    Sales Opportunity & Marketing Management                         Customer Relations Summary                                  
   Informatin Worker                    Self Service Customer Portal    Service Management                        Field Service                                  
   Lead / Opportunity Mgmt                    Website                            Opportunity Tracking                                  
   Mobile Connect                                                Quick Quoter                                  
   Service Management                                                Quote Tracking                                  
  Additional Capabilities
   Cloud Deployment    Document Mgmt    Payroll Processing    Microsoft Dynamics GP Manufacturing    Human Resources    Real Time Dashboards    Business Web    Business Analytics and Collaboration    Human Capital Mgmt    Business Intelligence    Business Intelligence    (EDI) Electronic Data Interchange    Business Intelligence        Exact Synergy    Multi-Channel Retail and Direct Marketing    Groupware Integration    e-Commerce    Business Intelligence    Additional Capabilities Overview    M3 Business Intelligence  
   Compliance Overview    Espresso Mobile    Work Force Management    Quickbooks Manufacturing        Security    Crystal Reports    Compliance Management        Comprehensive Lot Traceability    e-Commerce    Distribution Management    Computer Aided Design        Exact Event Manager    Wholesale Distribution    Human Capital Management        Direct Store Delivery    Business Intelligence Products    M3 Product Lifecycle  
   Composite Applications            Sage ERP Manufacturing            Data Conversion    Executive Management        FDA Compliance    Enterprise 21 Workbench Designer    e Business Applications    Document Control System                Intuitive Navagation        Formula Management    Engineering Products      
   Composite Applications            SAP Business One Manufacturing            Document Control    Human Resource Management        MSDS        S2K Mobile    E-Commerce                        Labor Tracking System    High Technology Package      
   Document Mgmt                        Global Application Builder            Multicurrency            Electronic Data Interchange                        Point-of-Sale System    Integration Programming Interfaces      
   Enterprise Content Mgmt                        Online System / Time and Attendance            Nutritional Labeling            Groupware Communication                        Regulatory / Environmental Reporting    Medical Technology Package      
   Enterprise Performance Mgmt                                    System Manager            Human Resources Overview                            Product Management      
   Epicor Everywhere FrameworkEpicor Everywhere Frame                                                SmartPlex Mobile Access                            Quality & Regulatory      
   Global Business Mgmt                                                                            Security & Business Monitoring Products      
   Human Capital Mgmt.                                                                            Usability & Data Collection Utilities      
   ICE Business Architecture                                                                                  
   Product Data Mgmt                                                                                  
   Service Mgmt. Overview                                                                                  
   Social Enterprise                                                                                  
   Subscription Services                                                                                  
   Web 2.0                                                                                  
  Services Support
   Business Process Outsourcing    STARS    IQMS EnterpriseIQ Training Programs         Support Options    Customer Care    FastRESPONSE    Built in Services and Support        ClientAdvantage    Direct Developer Support        Security    Upgrade Guarantee    Training and Education                Consulting    Client Support & Training Overview    M3 Rental Management  
   Epicor Consulting    Support    IQMS Professional Services and Consulting            NetSuite Central    Global Shop Solutions Consulting            ProductAdvantage™            Training Strategies        Customer Support                Implementation    Customer Support Module    M3 Services Management  
   Hosting Services    Training and Education    IQMS Technical Support            Site Consultation    Global Shop Solutions University            Professional Services                    Consultation Services                Support    Direct Implementation Services      
   Learning & Educational Services        Software Updates and Maintenance Program                Learning & Educational Services                                                    Meditech Validation Products & Services      
   Managed Services                        Training Strategies                                                     Support & Professional Services      
   Professional Services                                                                            User Product & Process Training      
   Subscription Services                                                                                  

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