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 IFS Applications 8.0Infor M3
  Version10.007.02015.18.402016Always Current2015.3Cloud and Mobile Based (Always Current)6.5.410.48.15.5Always Current20155.5.27201014.314. 13.2 (Feb 2014)
  Price Range$4K -500K$40K-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 $300K-2M-
  Financing OptionsLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownLease, Owner FinancingLease, 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, Owner FinancingLease, 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-Unlimited40-500020-2000
  Multi SiteYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
  Multi NationalYesYes, 60+ Countries yesYes40+ CountriesYesYesUS, UK, France, Germany, India,& ChinaYesYesEnglish / SpanishYes ( UK, CA, Caribbean)YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes (40+ languages)
  ArchitectureSOASOA, XML, WebserviceSOA, .NET.NET.NETSAAS, MultitenantSOAModel-driven "Cloud"SOA.NET, ClientServer SOASOASaaS Multitenant SOASOA / Multi-tier.NET .NETMicrosoft .NETWindows ClientServeSOAInfor 3 tier
  Database PlatformMS SQL Server, Cloud-Based (Saas)MS 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)Oracle, 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, UnixWindowsWindowsWindowsWindowsLinux, Windows, Solaris, AIX, HP-UXWindows, 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     Complex MRO    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     Costing      
   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    Demand Forecasting      
   Material Handler Interface            Mobile Data Collection        Order Promising    Inventory Control            Physical Inventory            Bar Coding        Material Requirement Planning            Regulatory Compliance        Inventory RESTful API     Inventory Replenishment      
   Material Movement                    Real-Time Sustem    Inventory Management                        Job Tracking System        Repetitive Manufacturing                    Lot Tracking    Project Budgeting      
   Prioritize Orders                    Return Materials Authorization    Materials Purchasing                        Material Requirements Planning                            Materials Management    Project Reporting      
   Sales Order Allocation                        Materials Solutions                                                    Serial & Lot Production Control RESTful APIs    Scheduling and Resourcing      
                           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     Collaborative Solutions    M3 Sales Management  
   Sales Mgmt. Overview    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    Component Repair      
   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     Coordinate Projects      
   Electronic Data Interchange    Report Writer                Order Management    Invoice Order History                        E D I                            Quick Sales Order Entry     Customer Orders       
   Estimate / Quote Mgmt.    Return Mgmt                Procure-to-Pay Purchasing    Order Enrty                        Order Entry & Tracking                            Return Material Authorization    Field Service      
   Storefront    Sales Analysis                Real Time Order Status    Quoting & Estimating                        Quote Tracking                            Sales Order Credit Card Validation    Sales      
       Sales Orders                Self-Service Vendor Center    Return Merchandise Authorization                        Sales Order                            Sales Order Management     Sales Quotes      
                       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     Accounts Payable & Receivable    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     Budget Management      
   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     Cash Flow      
   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     Consolidate Accounts      
   Financial Mgmt Overview    Tax Management    Accounts Receivable            Multi-currency Transactions    Financial Management    Financial Statements                    Inventory Valuation        Multiple Cost Sets                    Business Intelligence & Analytics    Financial Summary      
   Tax Connect    Assests Register    Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)            Project Accounting    Fixed Assets    Foreign Currency                    Multi-Company Financial Consolidation        Payables Management                    Financial Reporting    Fixed Assets      
   Cash / Asset Mgmt    Payroll                Revenue Recognition    General Ledger                                Receivables Management                    Foreign Currency     General Ledger      
   Global Engines    Analytics                    International Accounting                                Human Resources                    General Ledger     Sales Contract Mgmt.      
                           Multi-Currency Management                                                    Multiple Company           
                           Payroll Management                                                              
  Production Management
   Production Mgmt Overview    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    Asset Design    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     Batch Process    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    Configure / Make / Assemble    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    Constraint-Based Scheduling      
   Lean Manufacturing    Planning and Scheduling    Material & Capacity Requirements Planning    Production Management            Production Configurator            R & D            Multi-Plants        Lean Tools / Labor Tracking                        Engineer to Order      
   Manufacturing Execution Systm.    Projects and Contracts    Production Overview    Quality Control            Project Management            Security Regulations            Plant Floor Mobile Access        MAX Visual Shop Scheduler                        Make to Project      
   Planning & Scheduling    Quality Mgmt    Quality Management    Samples Management            Quality Control            Standard Reports            PLC Machine Integration        Shop Floor Control                        Multisite Planning      
       Quotations    Real Time Monitoring                Quality Tracking                        Preventative Maintenance        Subcontract Processing                        Project Management      
       Requirements Planning                    Shop Floor Control                        Production Scheduling Overview                                Repetitive Manufacturing      
       Shop Clock                                            Shop Floor Control                                Shop Floor Reporting      
                                                   Statistical Process Controls                                Shop Order      
                                                                                   Sub-Contract Management      
  Supply Chain Management
   Supply Chain Mgmt Overview    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    Distribution    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    Equipment    M3 Supply Chain Planning  
   Purchase Management    Inventory Forecasting    Materials Ordering                Shipping & Receiving Management            Master Production Scheduler            Problem Control        Purchasing Control                    Lot Tracking    Equipment Effectiveness      
   Shipping & Receiving    Shipping Mgmt    Outsource Central                 Supplier Relationship Management             Purchase Orders (PO)            Supplier Quality        Subcontract Processing                    PO From SO Create Workbench    Preventive Maintenance      
   Sourcing                        Supply Chain Manager                        Supply Chain Overview        Supplier Kanban                    Purchasing    Procurement      
   Supplier Relationship Mgmt.                                                                            Purchasing RESTful API     Supply Chain      
   Warehouse Management                                                                            Serial & Lot Product Control     Warehousing      
                                                                               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     CRM Features    M3 Customer Lifecycle Mgmt  
   Campaign Connect    CRM for Syspro                Job and Project Tracking    Customer Relationship Management                    Marketing Automation    Cost & Quote Estimating                            Expandable CRM    Customer Services      
   Case Management                    Partner Relationship    Sales Forecasting                    Remote Sales Force Automation    Customer Master List                            Intergration for Salesforce CRM    Information Shring      
   Informatin Worker                    Sales Order Management    Sales Opportunity & Marketing Management                         Customer Relations Summary                                Mobility Features      
   Lead / Opportunity Mgmt                    Self Service Customer Portal    Service Management                        Field Service                                Sales Configurator       
   Mobile Connect                    Website                            Opportunity Tracking                                      
   Service Management                                                Quick Quoter                                      
                                                   Quote Tracking                                      
  Additional Capabilities
   Compliance Overview    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    B2B Contracting    M3 Business Intelligence  
   Composite Applications    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    Business Analytics    M3 Product Lifecycle  
   Enterprise Performance Mgmt            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    Employee Self-Service      
   Epicor Everywhere FrameworkEpicor Everywhere Frame            SAP Business One Manufacturing            Document Control    Human Resource Management        MSDS        S2K Mobile    E-Commerce                        Labor Tracking System    High Technology Package    Expense Management       
   Global Business Mgmt                        Global Application Builder            Multicurrency            Electronic Data Interchange                        Point-of-Sale System    Integration Programming Interfaces    Human Resources      
   Human Capital Mgmt Overview                        Online System / Time and Attendance            Nutritional Labeling            Groupware Communication                        Regulatory / Environmental Reporting    Medical Technology Package    Mobile Solutions      
   Product Data Mgmt                                    System Manager            Human Resources Overview                            Product Management    Payroll, Time & Attendance      
   Service Mgmt. Overview                                                SmartPlex Mobile Access                            Quality & Regulatory    Recruitment, Training & Developemnt      
   Social Enterprise                                                                            Security & Business Monitoring Products          
   Web 2.0                                                                            Usability & Data Collection Utilities          
  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    Implementation    M3 Rental Management  
   Hosting Services    Support    IQMS Professional Services and Consulting            NetSuite Central    Global Shop Solutions Consulting            ProductAdvantage™            Training Strategies        Customer Support                Implementation    Customer Support Module    Support    M3 Services Management  
   Learning & Educational Services    Training and Education    IQMS Technical Support            Site Consultation    Global Shop Solutions University            Professional Services                    Consultation Services                Support    Direct Implementation Services    Training      
   Managed Services        Software Updates and Maintenance Program                Learning & Educational Services                                                    Meditech Validation Products & Services          
   Professional Services                        Training Strategies                                                     Support & Professional Services          
   Subscription Services                                                                            User Product & Process Training          

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