Discrete Manufacturing ERP Software Comparison for the Distribution Industry, Cloud Based

A comprehensive independent review of Discrete Manufacturing ERP software systems for the Distribution Industry on (Saas) Cloud Based 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 NameSYSPROEpicor ERPSage ERP X3NetSuite ERPabas ERP
  Version7.010.007Always Current2016
  Price Range$25K-500K onsite$4K -500K$2600/ user-$10K-100K$75K and up-
  Financing OptionsLease, Owner Financing, SubscriptionLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownOwner Financing, Lease to ownSubscriptionLease, Financing
  User Range4-10001-2000+20-1000+10+unlimited10-250
  Multi SiteYesYesYesYesYes
  Multi NationalYes, 60+ Countries YesYesYesYes
  ArchitectureSOA, XML, WebserviceSOA SAAS, MultitenantSOA / Multi-tier
  Database PlatformMS 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)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, Salesforce, Multi-Tenant SAAS on the SalesForce CloudCloud-Based (Saas), abas Open Object Oriented Database, Universally Compatible w/all Data Base Platforms
  Server OSWindowsLinux, Windows, UnixLinux, Windows, UnixMac OS, Windows, Unix, Novell NetwareLinux, Windows, Unix
  Materials Management
   Inventory Management    Advanced Material Mgmt.    Inventory Control    Multi-location Inventory for Distributor     Inventory Management  
   Lot Traceability    Bar Coding        Advanced Shipping     Material requirements planning (MRP)  
       Handheld        Bin Management    Material Cost Posting  
       Material Handler Interface        Order Promising    Scheduling  
       Material Movement        Real-Time Sustem    Warehouse Management  
       Prioritize Orders        Return Materials Authorization      
       Sales Order Allocation              
  Sales Order Management
   Document Flow Mgmt.    Order Management    Purchasing Management    Automated Order Processing    Costing  
   Ecommerce Shopping Cart    Sales Management    RF Warehousing    Automated Payments    Invoicing  
   Point Of Sale    Demand Management    Sales Monitoring    One Click Purchase Orders    Process History  
   Report Writer    Electronic Data Interchange        Order Management    Quotation Management  
   Return Mgmt    Estimate / Quote Mgmt.        Procure-to-Pay Purchasing    Sales Management Overview  
   Sales Analysis    Storefront        Real Time Order Status    Shipping Order  
   Sales Orders            Self-Service Vendor Center      
               Shipping Integration      
               Streamlined Receiving      
  Financial Management
   Budget Management    General Ledger    Business Intelligence    General Ledger, Payables & Receivables    “What if” Financial Scenarios  
   Accounts Payable    Accounts Payable    Data Collection    Financial Summary    Cost Accounting  
   Accounts Receivable    Accounts Receivable    Financial Overview    Advanced Billing    Financials and Accounting  
   Activity Based Costing    Multi-Cureancy / Company        Amortization Schedules    Fixed Assets  
   Tax Management    Financial Mgmt Overview        Multi-currency Transactions    Liquidity Planning  
   Assests Register    Tax Connect        Project Accounting    Perpetual Inventory Costing  
   Payroll    Cash / Asset Mgmt        Revenue Recognition      
   Analytics    Global Engines              
  Production Management
   Bill of Materials    Production Mgmt     Discrete Manufacturing    Advanced Multi-location Inventory    CAD Integration  
   Engineering Change Control    Advanced Production    Process Manufacturing    Aseembly Management    Production Summary  
   Factory Documentation    Advanced Quality Mgmt        Work Order Management    Project Cost Accounting  
   Cost Tracking    Job Management            Project Management  
   Planning and Scheduling    Lean Manufacturing            Time Recording / Job Time  
   Projects and Contracts    Manufacturing Execution Systm.            Work Order Management  
   Quality Mgmt    Planning & Scheduling              
   Quotations    Planning and Scheduling              
   Requirements Planning    Product Data Management              
   Shop Clock                  
  Supply Chain Management
   EDI Solution    Supply Chain Mgmt.        Supply Chain Overview    Purchasing  
   Freight Calculator    Inventory Management            Requisitions  
   Inventory Forecasting    Purchase Management            Sales Planning & Forecasting  
   Shipping Mgmt    Shipping & Receiving            Supplier Relationship Management  
       Supplier Relationship Mgmt.              
       Warehouse Management              
  Customer Relationship Management
   Contact Management    Customer Relations Overview    CRM    Incentive Management    Customer Relations Mgmt.  
   CRM for Syspro    Campaign Connect        Job and Project Tracking    Customer Relationship Management Overview  
       Case Management        Partner Relationship      
       Customer Relationship Management        Sales Order Management      
       Information Worker        Self Service Customer Portal      
       Lead / Opportunity Mgmt        Website      
       Mobile Connect              
       Service Management              
  Additional Capabilities
   Document Mgmt    Cloud Deployment    Multi-Channel Retail and Direct Marketing    Real Time Dashboards     Electronic data interchange (EDI)  
   Espresso Mobile    Compliance Overview    Wholesale Distribution    Security    Business Intelligence  
       Composite Applications            Multi-Site  
       Composite Applications              
       Document Mgmt              
       Enterprise Content Mgmt              
       Enterprise Performance Mgmt              
       Epicor Everywhere FrameworkEpicor Everywhere Frame              
       Global Business Mgmt              
       Human Capital Mgmt.              
       ICE Business Architecture              
       Product Data Mgmt              
       Service Mgmt. Overview              
       Social Enterprise              
       Subscription Services              
       Web 2.0              
  Services Support
   STARS    Business Process Outsourcing        Customer Care    Upgrade Guarantee  
   Support    Epicor Consulting        NetSuite Central      
   Training and Education    Hosting Services        Site Consultation      
       Learning & Educational Services              
       Managed Services              
       Professional Services              
       Subscription Services              
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