Manufacturing ERP Software Comparison for the Energy Industry

Below you will find a comprehensive, independent comparison of top-rated manufacturing ERP software systems for the Energy industry. Use the easy-to-navigate matrix to compare pricing and compatibility data, as well as materials management, sales order management, financial management, production management, supply chain management, and customer relationship management plus any other capabilities each vendor might provide. Click on the product name to dive deeper into product features or request a free demo to get more hands-on experience.

  General Data
  Product NameSYSPROIFS Applications 9.0Epicor ERPInfor VISUALMicrosoft Dynamics AXS2K EnterpriseSage ERP X3Cetec ERPGlobal Shop SolutionsJobBOSS Shop Management SolutionNetSuite ERPPriority Software ERPProcessPro® Premier SAP Business One
  Version7. 7 20165.57Always Current2016.212.0Always Current17.310.4
  Price Range$25K-500K onsite$300K-2M$4K -500K$12K-100K$20K-750KPlease inquire-$2600/ user-$40/User/Month-$5K-500K$299-$200K$10K-100K$1,400-$3,000/license$100K-750K$25K -$250K
  Financing OptionsLease, Owner Financing, SubscriptionSubscriptionLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownLease, Owner Financing, FinancingLease, FinancingOwner Financing, Lease to ownSubscriptionFinancing, Leasing OptionsFinancingSubscriptionSubscription, LicensedLease, Owner Financing, Lease to own, Financing, Leasing Options, Subscription, Annual Payments up front for the yearLease, Owner Financing, Lease to own
  User Range4-100040-50001-2000+5-5005-2,25010+ unlimited20-1000+5-Unlimited3-10001-10010+unlimited5-1,0005-100025-1000
  Multi SiteYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
  Multi NationalYes, 60+ Countries YesYesYesYesYes ( UK, CA, Caribbean)YesYesYesNoYesYesYesYes
  ArchitectureSOA, XML, WebserviceSOASOASOASOA, .NET, CloudSOA Saas, MultitenantSOAClient/Server or CloSAAS, MultitenantAll current Windows.NET, ClientServer SOA
  Database PlatformMS SQL Server, Other, Cloud-Based (Saas), Universally Compatible w/all Data Base PlatformsOracle, Cloud-Based (Saas), MySQLMS SQL Server, Cloud-Based (Saas), MAC OSMS SQL Server, Progress, IBM DB2, Other, Oracle, Proprietary`MS SQL Server, Oracle, Cloud-Based (Saas), Microsoft AzureIBM DB2, Cloud-Based (Saas)MS SQL Server, Oracle, Cloud-Based (Saas)Cloud-Based (Saas), MySQLMS SQL Server, ODBC Compliant, Cloud-Based (Saas)MS SQL Server, Cloud-Based (Saas), MS SQL ExpressMS 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, Oracle, MS SQL ExpressMS SQL Server, Cloud-Based (Saas)MS SQL Server, Progress, IBM DB2, Other, Oracle, Proprietary`
  Server OSWindowsCompatible w/all Operating SystemsLinux, Windows, UnixLinux, Windows, UnixWindowsLinux, Windows, IBM Power SystemLinux, Windows, UnixCompatible w/all Operating SystemsWindowsMac OS, WindowsMac OS, Windows, Unix, Novell NetwareLinux, Windows, UnixMac OS, WindowsMac OS, Linux, Windows, Unix, Novell Netware
  Materials Management
   Inventory Management    Complex MRO    Advanced Material Mgmt.    Enterprise Resource Planning    Inventory Controls    Master Production Schedule (MPS)    Inventory Control    Barcoding & Labeling    Bar Coding    Lot and Serial Control    Multi-location Inventory for Distributor    Materials Management Overview    MRP    Inventory Management  
   Lot Traceability    Costing    Bar Coding    Product Lifecycle Mgmt    Manufacturing    Material Requirement Planning        Bill Of Materials    Bill of Materials    Material Control    Advanced Shipping    Mobile Devices, Barcode & RFID    IC      
       Demand Forecasting    Handheld    Quality Management    Material Planning            Dimensional Inventory Control    Data Collection        Bin Management    Picking and Shipping    AWS      
       Inventory Replenishment    Material Handler Interface        Warehouse Management            Inventory Management    Inventory Control        Order Promising    Receiving & Put-Away    Physical Inventory      
       Project Budgeting    Material Movement                    Lot & Serial Traceability    Inventory Management        Real-Time Sustem    Replenishment          
       Project Reporting    Prioritize Orders                    Mobile Warehousing    Materials & Inventory        Return Materials Authorization    Traceability          
       Scheduling and Resourcing    Sales Order Allocation                    MRP & Inventory Forecast    Materials Purchasing                      
                               Production Scheduling & Capacity Planning    Materials Solutions                      
                                   Physical Inventory                      
                                   Wireless System                      
  Sales Order Management
   Document Flow Mgmt.    Collaborative Solutions    Order Management    Sales Management    Sales & Marketing    Order Processing    Purchasing Management    Automatic Order Processing    Complete Order Management    Job Entry    Automated Order Processing    Orders    Order Entry    Sales & Promotions  
   Ecommerce Shopping Cart    Component Repair    Sales Management        Sales Management    Work Order Processing    RF Warehousing    Configurable Manufacturing Modes    Demand Management    Sales Order Processing    Automated Payments    Price Quotes          
   Point Of Sale    Coordinate Projects    Demand Management                Sales Monitoring    EDI / Ecommerce    Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)        One Click Purchase Orders    Tasks          
   Report Writer    Customer Orders     Electronic Data Interchange                    Field Service & Projects    Invoice Order History        Order Management              
   Return Mgmt    Field Service    Estimate / Quote Mgmt.                    Manufacturing Quoting    Order Enrty        Procure-to-Pay Purchasing              
   Sales Analysis    Sales    Storefront                    Packing, Shipping, & RMAs    Quoting & Estimating        Real Time Order Status              
   Sales Orders    Sales Quotes                        Sales Reporting & Analysis    Return Merchandise Authorization        Self-Service Vendor Center              
                               Workflow & Routing    Sales & Service Management        Shipping Integration              
                                   Sales Application        Streamlined Receiving              
                                   Shipping Logistics                      
  Financial Management
   Budget Management    Accounts Payable & Receivable    General Ledger    Financial Management    AP / AR    Accounts Payable    Business Intelligence    Accounts Payable     Accounting Application     Accounts Payable    General Ledger, Payables & Receivables    Billing    Accounts Payable (AP)    Financial Reporting  
   Accounts Payable    Budget Management    Accounts Payable        Financial Management Overview    Accounts Receivable    Data Collection    Accounts Receivable    Accounts Payable    Accounts Receivable    Financial Summary    Budget Control    Accounts Receivable (AR)    Accounting and Financials Overview  
   Accounts Receivable    Cash Flow    Accounts Receivable        Fixed Assets    Financial Highlights    Financial Overview    Bank Reconcile & Credit Card Import    Accounts Receivable    General Ledger    Advanced Billing    Cash Management    General Ledger (GL)    Banking & Reconciliation  
   Activity Based Costing    Consolidate Accounts    Multi-Cureancy / Company        General Ledger    General Ledger        Configurable Costing Methods    Business Intelligence    Payroll    Amortization Schedules    Cost Control    Project Accounting    Cost Accounting  
   Tax Management    Financial Summary    Financial Mgmt Overview        International Capabilities            Financial Reporting (Multi Site / Company)    Business Intelligence Application        Multi-currency Transactions    Financial Management Overview          
   Assests Register    Fixed Assets    Tax Connect        Project Accounting            General Accounting     Cash Flow        Project Accounting    Financial Statement Generator          
   Payroll    General Ledger    Cash / Asset Mgmt                    General Ledger    Financial Management        Revenue Recognition    Fixed Assets          
   Analytics    Sales Contract Mgmt.    Global Engines                    Project Accounting    Fixed Assets            Regulatory Compliance          
                               Tax Management    General Ledger                      
                                   International Accounting                      
                                   Multi-Currency Management                      
                                   Payroll Management                      
  Production Management
   Bill of Materials    Asset Design    Production Mgmt         Bill of Materials    Capacity Requirements Planning    Discrete Manufacturing    Bill Of Materials    Advanced Production Scheduling    Quality Management    Advanced Multi-location Inventory    Production Management Overview    Advanced Scheduler      
   Engineering Change Control    Batch Process    Advanced Production        Key Production Features    Shop Floor Control    Process Manufacturing    Configurable Manufacturing     Cost Breakdown Application    Shop Floor Control    Aseembly Management        Formulation      
   Factory Documentation    Configure / Make / Assemble    Advanced Quality Mgmt        Product Builder            Integrated QMS & ECO / ECR    Engineer-to-Order        Work Order Management        Manufacturing ( BOM)      
   Cost Tracking    Constraint-Based Scheduling    Job Management                    Mobile Shop Floor    Lean Manufacturing                Quality Control ( QC)      
   Planning and Scheduling    Engineer to Order    Lean Manufacturing                    Production & WIP Reporting    Management Solutions                R & D      
   Projects and Contracts    Make to Project    Manufacturing Execution Systm.                    Production Scheduling & Capacity Planning    Planning & Scheduling                Security Regulations      
   Quality Mgmt    Multisite Planning    Planning & Scheduling                    Time Tracking, Job Costing, & Outsourcing    Production Configurator                Standard Reports      
   Quotations    Project Management    Planning and Scheduling                    Work Order Documents    Project Management Application                      
   Requirements Planning    Repetitive Manufacturing    Product Data Management                        Quality Control Application                      
   Shop Clock    Shop Floor Reporting                            Quality Tracking                      
       Shop Order                            Shop Floor Control                      
       Sub-Contract Management                            Shop Floor Data Collection Application                      
                                   Shop Management                      
                                   Software Preventative Maintenance Application                      
                                   TrueView Data Display Application                      
  Supply Chain Management
   EDI Solution    Distribution    Supply Chain Mgmt.    Enterprise Asset Mgmt    Key Supply Chain Features    Inventory Management        Customer / Vendor Portals    Advanced Planning and Scheduling    ShopView    Supply Chain Overview        Dock Scheduling      
   Freight Calculator    Equipment    Inventory Management    Supply Chain Management                Lot & Serial Traceability    Forecasting Trust                Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)      
   Inventory Forecasting    Equipment Effectiveness    Purchase Management                    MRP / Kanban / Replenishment    Shipping & Receiving Management                Master Production Scheduler      
   Shipping Mgmt    Preventive Maintenance    Shipping & Receiving                    Production Scheduling & Capacity Planning    Supplier Relationship Management                 Purchase Orders (PO)      
       Procurement    Sourcing                    Receiving / Picking / Packing / Shipping    Supply Chain Manager                      
       Supply Chain    Supplier Relationship Mgmt.                    Requisitions & Purchase Orders                          
       Warehousing    Warehouse Management                    Supply Chain Management                          
                               Supply / Demand Forecasting                          
  Customer Relationship Management
   Contact Management    CRM Features    Customer Relations Overview    Customer Relations Mgmt    Marketing Automation    Customer Relationship Management    CRM    Built-in CRM    CRM Application    Customer Relationship Management    Incentive Management    CRM Overview    CRM    CRM Overview  
   CRM for Syspro    Customer Services    Campaign Connect        Sales Force Automation    Marketing Automation        Calendar Reminders / Follow-ups    Customer & Prospect Management        Job and Project Tracking            Customer Data Management   
       Information Shring    Case Management            Remote Sales Force Automation        Custom Lead Pipelines     Customer Relationship Management        Partner Relationship              
       Mobility Features    Customer Relationship Management                    Customer & Contact Management    Sales Forecasting        Sales Order Management              
       Sales Configurator     Information Worker                    Customer Case Management    Sales Opportunity & Marketing Management         Self Service Customer Portal              
           Lead / Opportunity Mgmt                    Integrated CRM    Service Management        Website              
           Mobile Connect                    Last Touch Reporting                          
           Service Management                    Mobile Access & Field Service                          
                               Sales Management & Quote Tracking                          
  Additional Capabilities
   Document Mgmt    B2B Contracting    Cloud Deployment    Human Capital Mgmt    Alert System    (EDI) Electronic Data Interchange    Multi-Channel Retail and Direct Marketing    Application Programming Interface     Simplified Label Printing    Automated Workflow    Real Time Dashboards    Mobile Solutions    Business Intelligence    E-Commerce  
   Espresso Mobile    Business Analytics    Compliance Overview        Business Intelligence and Reporting    Distribution Management    Wholesale Distribution    Cetec ERP Application Programming Interface (API)    Business Web        Security        Comprehensive Lot Traceability      
       Employee Self-Service    Composite Applications        Compliance Management    e Business Applications        Custom Report Writer    CAD Interface Application                FDA Compliance      
       Expense Management     Composite Applications        Human Resource Management    S2K Mobile        Custom Workflow & Alerting    Crystal Reports                MSDS      
       Human Resources    Document Mgmt        Service Managment            Ecommerce, EDI, & Credit Card Processing    Data Conversion                Multicurrency      
       Mobile Solutions    Enterprise Content Mgmt                    Email Interfacing with Customers & Vendors    Document Control                Nutritional Labeling      
       Payroll, Time & Attendance    Enterprise Performance Mgmt                    Enterprise Document Management    Document Control Application                System Manager      
       Recruitment, Training & Developemnt    Epicor Everywhere FrameworkEpicor Everywhere Frame                    Pulse Report    Electronic Data Exchange                      
           Global Business Mgmt                        Global Application Builder                      
           Human Capital Mgmt.                        Key Performance Indicators Application                      
           ICE Business Architecture                        Messaging System Application                      
           Mobile                        Mobile Wireless Application                      
           Product Data Mgmt                        Online System / Time and Attendance                      
           Service Mgmt. Overview                        Process Documentation & Training                      
           Social Enterprise                        RFID Technology Application                      
           Subscription Services                                              
           Web 2.0                                              
  Services Support
   STARS    Implementation    Business Process Outsourcing        Support Options            Cetec ERP Lite, Standard & Gold Levels    FastRESPONSE    Customer Portal    Customer Care    Customer Service & Support Overview    ClientAdvantage    E-Learning  
   Support    Support    Epicor Consulting                    Custom Development & Integration    Global Shop Solutions Consulting    Customization     NetSuite Central        ProductAdvantage™      
   Training and Education    Training    Hosting Services                    Data Migration    Global Shop Solutions University    Training and Education    Site Consultation        Professional Services      
           Learning & Educational Services                    Local / Resident Hosting    Learning & Educational Services                      
           Managed Services                    On-Site Implementation Consulting    Training Strategies                       
           Professional Services                    Project Discovery & Gap Analysis                          
           Subscription Services                    Services User Training Programs                          

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