ERP Software Review, Consumer Pkgd Goods Industry, Repetitive/Make to Stock MFG, Cloud Based (SaaS)

A comprehensive independent review and ERP Software comparison of the Consumer Packaged Goods Industry with Repetitive/Make to Stock 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 NameEnterpriseIQSYSPROEpicor ERPSage ERP X3Plex Manufacturing CloudNetSuite ERPIFS Applications 8.0Expandable ERP
  Version2015.17.010.007Always CurrentAlways Current8.09.3.0
  Price Range$50K- $2M$40K-500K onsite$4K -500K$2600/ user-$5K + per month-$10K-100K$300K-2M$20K-200K or$250/User/Mo
  Financing OptionsLease, Financing, Leasing Options, SubscriptionLease, Owner FinancingLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownOwner Financing, Lease to ownSubscriptionSubscriptionLease, Owner FinancingSubscription, Licensed
  User Range5-Unlimited4-10001-2000+20-1000+20-1000+10+unlimited40-50001-Unlimited
  Multi SiteYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
  Multi NationalyesYes, 60+ Countries YesYesYesYesYesYes
  ArchitectureSOA, .NETSOA, XML, WebserviceSOA SaaS Multitenant SOASAAS, MultitenantSOAWindows ClientServe
  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)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 CloudOracle, Cloud-Based (Saas)MS SQL Server, Cloud-Based (Saas)
  Server OSLinux, Windows, Unix, .NETWindowsLinux, Windows, UnixLinux, Windows, UnixCompatible w/all Operating SystemsMac OS, Windows, Unix, Novell NetwareLinux, Windows, Solaris, AIX, HP-UXWindows
  Materials Management
   Inventory Control    Inventory Management    Advanced Material Mgmt.    Inventory Control    Inventory Summary    Multi-location Inventory for Distributor    Complex MRO    Consignment Inventory   
   Vendor Managed Inventory    Lot Traceability    Bar Coding        Inventory Tracking    Advanced Shipping    Costing    Inventory Accuracy   
   Wireless Warehouse Management System        Handheld        Bill of Materials    Bin Management    Demand Forecasting    Inventory Control  
           Material Handler Interface        Bar Coding    Order Promising    Inventory Replenishment    Inventory RESTful API   
           Material Movement        Job Tracking System    Real-Time Sustem    Project Budgeting    Lot Tracking  
           Prioritize Orders        Material Requirements Planning    Return Materials Authorization    Project Reporting    Materials Management  
           Sales Order Allocation                Scheduling and Resourcing    Serial & Lot Production Control RESTful APIs  
                               Serial Number Tracking   
  Sales Order Management
   Packing Slip & Shipping Management    Document Flow Mgmt.    Order Management    Purchasing Management    Commission Tracking    Automated Order Processing    Collaborative Solutions    Configuration Control   
   Quoting and Estimating    Ecommerce Shopping Cart    Sales Mgmt. Overview    RF Warehousing    Competitor Intelligence Database    Automated Payments    Component Repair    Electronic Data Transmission  
   Sales Orders    Point Of Sale    Demand Management    Sales Monitoring    Customer Orders    One Click Purchase Orders    Coordinate Projects    Pack-Out Ship   
       Report Writer    Electronic Data Interchange        E D I    Order Management    Customer Orders     Quick Sales Order Entry   
       Return Mgmt    Estimate / Quote Mgmt.        Order Entry & Tracking    Procure-to-Pay Purchasing    Field Service    Return Material Authorization  
       Sales Analysis    Storefront        Quote Tracking    Real Time Order Status    Sales    Sales Order Credit Card Validation  
       Sales Orders            Sales Order    Self-Service Vendor Center    Sales Quotes    Sales Order Management   
                       Shipping Integration        Shipping RESTful API   
                       Streamlined Receiving        Volume Pricing  
  Financial Management
   Financial Overview    Budget Management    General Ledger    Business Intelligence    accounting Overview    General Ledger, Payables & Receivables    Accounts Payable & Receivable    Accounting RESTful APIs   
   General Ledger    Accounts Payable    Accounts Payable    Data Collection    Accounts Receivable / Accounts Payable    Financial Summary    Budget Management    Accounts Payable   
   Finanacial Reporting    Accounts Receivable    Accounts Receivable    Financial Overview    Costing    Advanced Billing    Cash Flow    Accounts Receivable   
   Accounts Payable    Activity Based Costing    Multi-Cureancy / Company        Expense Project Tracking    Amortization Schedules    Consolidate Accounts    Bank Reconciliation   
   Accounts Receivable    Tax Management    Financial Mgmt Overview        Inventory Valuation    Multi-currency Transactions    Financial Summary    Business Intelligence & Analytics  
   Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)    Assests Register    Tax Connect        Multi-Company Financial Consolidation    Project Accounting    Fixed Assets    Financial Reporting  
       Payroll    Cash / Asset Mgmt            Revenue Recognition    General Ledger    Foreign Currency   
       Analytics    Global Engines                Sales Contract Mgmt.    General Ledger   
                               Multiple Company   
  Production Management
   Bill of Manufacture (BOM)    Bill of Materials    Production Mgmt Overview    Discrete Manufacturing    Barcode Labeling    Advanced Multi-location Inventory    Asset Design    Integration For Finite Capacity  
   Engineering Change Order    Engineering Change Control    Advanced Production    Process Manufacturing    Capacity Planning    Aseembly Management    Batch Process    Job Scheduling & Costing   
   Manufacturing & Production Reporting     Factory Documentation    Advanced Quality Mgmt        Complex Assembly    Work Order Management    Configure / Make / Assemble    Master Scheduling & Planning  
   MES    Cost Tracking    Job Management        Labor & Time Tracking        Constraint-Based Scheduling    Shop Floor Routing  
   Material & Capacity Requirements Planning    Planning and Scheduling    Lean Manufacturing        Multi-Plants        Engineer to Order      
   Production Overview    Projects and Contracts    Manufacturing Execution Systm.        Plant Floor Mobile Access        Make to Project      
   Quality Management    Quality Mgmt    Planning & Scheduling        PLC Machine Integration        Multisite Planning      
   Real Time Monitoring    Quotations            Preventative Maintenance        Project Management      
       Requirements Planning            Production Scheduling Overview        Repetitive Manufacturing      
       Shop Clock            Shop Floor Control        Shop Floor Reporting      
                   Statistical Process Controls        Shop Order      
                           Sub-Contract Management      
  Supply Chain Management
   Capable to Promise    EDI Solution    Supply Chain Mgmt Overview        Online Order & Tracking    Supply Chain Overview    Distribution    e-Purchase Order Requisitions  
   Demand Planning    Freight Calculator    Inventory Management        Online Tool Release        Equipment    Electronic Data Transmission  
   Materials Ordering    Inventory Forecasting    Purchase Management        Problem Control        Equipment Effectiveness    Lot Tracking  
   Outsource Central     Shipping Mgmt    Shipping & Receiving        Supplier Quality        Preventive Maintenance    PO From SO Create Workbench  
           Sourcing        Supply Chain Overview        Procurement    Purchasing  
           Supplier Relationship Mgmt.                Supply Chain    Purchasing RESTful API   
           Warehouse Management                Warehousing    Serial & Lot Product Control   
                               Serial Number Product Tracking  
  Customer Relationship Management
   Customer Relationship Management (CRM)    Contact Management    Customer Relations Overview    CRM    Configurator Pricing     Incentive Management    CRM Features    Customer Support   
       CRM for Syspro    Campaign Connect        Cost & Quote Estimating    Job and Project Tracking    Customer Services    Expandable CRM  
           Case Management        Customer Master List    Partner Relationship    Information Shring    Intergration for Salesforce CRM  
           Informatin Worker        Customer Relations Summary    Sales Order Management    Mobility Features      
           Lead / Opportunity Mgmt        Field Service    Self Service Customer Portal    Sales Configurator       
           Mobile Connect        Opportunity Tracking    Website          
           Service Management        Quick Quoter              
                   Quote Tracking              
  Additional Capabilities
   Payroll Processing    Document Mgmt    Compliance Overview    Multi-Channel Retail and Direct Marketing    Business Intelligence    Real Time Dashboards    B2B Contracting    Additional Capabilities Overview  
   Work Force Management    Espresso Mobile    Composite Applications    Wholesale Distribution    Computer Aided Design    Security    Business Analytics    Business Intelligence Products  
           Enterprise Performance Mgmt        Document Control System        Employee Self-Service    Engineering Products  
           Epicor Everywhere FrameworkEpicor Everywhere Frame        E-Commerce        Expense Management     High Technology Package  
           Global Business Mgmt        Electronic Data Interchange        Human Resources    Integration Programming Interfaces  
           Human Capital Mgmt Overview        Groupware Communication        Mobile Solutions    Medical Technology Package  
           Product Data Mgmt        Human Resources Overview        Payroll, Time & Attendance    Product Management  
           Service Mgmt. Overview        SmartPlex Mobile Access        Recruitment, Training & Developemnt    Quality & Regulatory  
           Social Enterprise                    Security & Business Monitoring Products  
           Web 2.0                    Usability & Data Collection Utilities  
  Services Support
   IQMS EnterpriseIQ Training Programs     STARS    Business Process Outsourcing        Security    Customer Care    Implementation    Client Support & Training Overview  
   IQMS Professional Services and Consulting    Support    Hosting Services        Training Strategies    NetSuite Central    Support    Customer Support Module  
   IQMS Technical Support    Training and Education    Learning & Educational Services            Site Consultation    Training    Direct Implementation Services  
   Software Updates and Maintenance Program        Managed Services                    Meditech Validation Products & Services  
           Professional Services                    Support & Professional Services  
           Subscription Services                    User Product & Process Training  

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