Discrete Manufacturing ERP Software Comparison for the Universal Compatibility Platform

A comprehensive independent review of Discrete Manufacturing ERP software systems for the Universal Compatibility 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 NameSYSPROPlex Manufacturing CloudNetSuite ERPabas ERPEpicor Express
  Version7.0Always CurrentAlways Current2016Always current
  Price Range$25K-500K onsite$5K + per month-$10K-100K$75K and up-$400-$5K/Mo.
  Financing OptionsLease, Owner Financing, SubscriptionSubscriptionSubscriptionLease, FinancingSubscription
  User Range4-100020-1000+10+unlimited10-2501-50
  Multi SiteYesYesYesYesYes
  Multi NationalYes, 60+ Countries YesYesYesYes
  ArchitectureSOA, XML, WebserviceSaaS Multitenant SOASAAS, MultitenantSOA / Multi-tierSaaS Multitenant SOA
  Database PlatformMS SQL Server, Other, Cloud-Based (Saas), Universally Compatible w/all Data Base PlatformsCloud-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 CloudCloud-Based (Saas), abas Open Object Oriented Database, Universally Compatible w/all Data Base PlatformsMS SQL Server, Progress, Customized per Client, Cloud-Based (Saas), MS SQL Express, MS Access, Universally Compatible w/all Data Base Platforms, Quickbooks, Salesforce
  Server OSWindowsCompatible w/all Operating SystemsMac OS, Windows, Unix, Novell NetwareLinux, Windows, UnixMac OS, Linux, Windows, Unix
  Materials Management
   Inventory Management    Inventory Summary    Multi-location Inventory for Distributor     Inventory Management    Material Management  
   Lot Traceability    Inventory Tracking    Advanced Shipping     Material requirements planning (MRP)      
       Bill of Materials    Bin Management    Material Cost Posting      
       Bar Coding    Order Promising    Scheduling      
       Job Tracking System    Real-Time Sustem    Warehouse Management      
       Material Requirements Planning    Return Materials Authorization          
  Sales Order Management
   Document Flow Mgmt.    Commission Tracking    Automated Order Processing    Costing    Estimating & Quoting  
   Ecommerce Shopping Cart    Competitor Intelligence Database    Automated Payments    Invoicing    Order Management  
   Point Of Sale    Customer Orders    One Click Purchase Orders    Process History      
   Report Writer    E D I    Order Management    Quotation Management      
   Return Mgmt    Order Entry & Tracking    Procure-to-Pay Purchasing    Sales Management Overview      
   Sales Analysis    Quote Tracking    Real Time Order Status    Shipping Order      
   Sales Orders    Sales Order    Self-Service Vendor Center          
           Shipping Integration          
           Streamlined Receiving          
  Financial Management
   Budget Management    accounting Overview    General Ledger, Payables & Receivables    “What if” Financial Scenarios    Accounts Payable  
   Accounts Payable    Accounts Receivable / Accounts Payable    Financial Summary    Cost Accounting    Accounts Receivable  
   Accounts Receivable    Costing    Advanced Billing    Financials and Accounting    General Ledger  
   Activity Based Costing    Expense Project Tracking    Amortization Schedules    Fixed Assets    Multi-Currency  
   Tax Management    Inventory Valuation    Multi-currency Transactions    Liquidity Planning    Payroll  
   Assests Register    Multi-Company Financial Consolidation    Project Accounting    Perpetual Inventory Costing      
   Payroll        Revenue Recognition          
  Production Management
   Bill of Materials    Barcode Labeling    Advanced Multi-location Inventory    CAD Integration    Bill of Materials   
   Engineering Change Control    Capacity Planning    Aseembly Management    Production Summary    Document Management  
   Factory Documentation    Complex Assembly    Work Order Management    Project Cost Accounting    Engineering Change and Revision Control  
   Cost Tracking    Labor & Time Tracking        Project Management    Job Management  
   Planning and Scheduling    Multi-Plants        Time Recording / Job Time    Lean Production  
   Projects and Contracts    Plant Floor Mobile Access        Work Order Management    Quality Assurance  
   Quality Mgmt    PLC Machine Integration            Routing  
   Quotations    Preventative Maintenance            Scheduling  
   Requirements Planning    Production Scheduling Overview            Shop Floor Control  
   Shop Clock    Shop Floor Control              
       Statistical Process Controls              
  Supply Chain Management
   EDI Solution    Online Order & Tracking    Supply Chain Overview    Purchasing    Purchasing  
   Freight Calculator    Online Tool Release        Requisitions    Shipping & Receiving   
   Inventory Forecasting    Problem Control        Sales Planning & Forecasting    Supplier Management  
   Shipping Mgmt    Supplier Quality        Supplier Relationship Management      
       Supply Chain Overview              
  Customer Relationship Management
   Contact Management    Configurator Pricing     Incentive Management    Customer Relations Mgmt.    Contact Management  
   CRM for Syspro    Cost & Quote Estimating    Job and Project Tracking    Customer Relationship Management Overview    Lead & Opportunity Management  
       Customer Master List    Partner Relationship        Marketing Management  
       Customer Relations Summary    Sales Order Management          
       Field Service    Self Service Customer Portal          
       Opportunity Tracking    Website          
       Quick Quoter              
       Quote Tracking              
  Additional Capabilities
   Document Mgmt    Business Intelligence    Real Time Dashboards     Electronic data interchange (EDI)    Business Intelligence  
   Espresso Mobile    Computer Aided Design    Security    Business Intelligence      
       Document Control System        Multi-Site      
       Electronic Data Interchange              
       Groupware Communication              
       Human Resources Overview              
       SmartPlex Mobile Access              
  Services Support
   STARS    Security    Customer Care    Upgrade Guarantee    Implementation  
   Support    Training Strategies    NetSuite Central          
   Training and Education        Site Consultation          

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