ERP Software Comparison of the Energy Industry with Mixed Mode Manufacturing, Cloud-Based (SaaS)

A comprehensive independent review and ERP Software comparison for the Energy Industry with Mixed Mode 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 NameSYSPROEpicor ERPSage ERP X3NetSuite ERPIFS Applications 8.0Global Shop SolutionsMicrosoft Dynamics AXS2K EnterpriseJobBOSS Shop Management SolutionCetec ERP
  Version7.010.007Always Current8.02016.2AX 7 20165.512.0Always Current
  Price Range$25K-500K onsite$4K -500K$2600/ user-$10K-100K$300K-2M$5K-500K$20K-750KPlease inquire-$299-$200K$40/User/Month-
  Financing OptionsLease, Owner Financing, SubscriptionLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownOwner Financing, Lease to ownSubscriptionSubscriptionFinancing, Leasing OptionsLease, Owner Financing, FinancingLease, FinancingFinancingSubscription
  User Range4-10001-2000+20-1000+10+unlimited40-50003-10005-2,25010+ unlimited1-1005-Unlimited
  Multi SiteYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
  Multi NationalYes, 60+ Countries YesYesYesYesYesYesYes ( UK, CA, Caribbean)NoYes
  ArchitectureSOA, XML, WebserviceSOA SAAS, MultitenantSOASOASOA, .NET, CloudSOAClient/Server or CloSaas, Multitenant
  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), MySQLMS SQL Server, ODBC Compliant, Cloud-Based (Saas)MS SQL Server, Oracle, Cloud-Based (Saas), Microsoft AzureIBM DB2, Cloud-Based (Saas)MS SQL Server, Cloud-Based (Saas), MS SQL ExpressCloud-Based (Saas), MySQL
  Server OSWindowsLinux, Windows, UnixLinux, Windows, UnixMac OS, Windows, Unix, Novell NetwareCompatible w/all Operating SystemsWindowsWindowsLinux, Windows, IBM Power SystemMac OS, WindowsCompatible w/all Operating Systems
  Materials Management
   Inventory Management    Advanced Material Mgmt.    Inventory Control    Multi-location Inventory for Distributor    Complex MRO    Bar Coding    Inventory Controls    Master Production Schedule (MPS)    Lot and Serial Control    Barcoding & Labeling  
   Lot Traceability    Bar Coding        Advanced Shipping    Costing    Bill of Materials    Manufacturing    Material Requirement Planning    Material Control    Bill Of Materials  
       Handheld        Bin Management    Demand Forecasting    Data Collection    Material Planning            Dimensional Inventory Control  
       Material Handler Interface        Order Promising    Inventory Replenishment    Inventory Control    Warehouse Management            Inventory Management  
       Material Movement        Real-Time Sustem    Project Budgeting    Inventory Management                Lot & Serial Traceability  
       Prioritize Orders        Return Materials Authorization    Project Reporting    Materials & Inventory                Mobile Warehousing  
       Sales Order Allocation            Scheduling and Resourcing    Materials Purchasing                MRP & Inventory Forecast  
                       Materials Solutions                Production Scheduling & Capacity Planning  
                       Physical Inventory                  
                       Wireless System                  
  Sales Order Management
   Document Flow Mgmt.    Order Management    Purchasing Management    Automated Order Processing    Collaborative Solutions    Complete Order Management    Sales & Marketing    Order Processing    Job Entry    Automatic Order Processing  
   Ecommerce Shopping Cart    Sales Management    RF Warehousing    Automated Payments    Component Repair    Demand Management    Sales Management    Work Order Processing    Sales Order Processing    Configurable Manufacturing Modes  
   Point Of Sale    Demand Management    Sales Monitoring    One Click Purchase Orders    Coordinate Projects    Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)                EDI / Ecommerce  
   Report Writer    Electronic Data Interchange        Order Management    Customer Orders     Invoice Order History                Field Service & Projects  
   Return Mgmt    Estimate / Quote Mgmt.        Procure-to-Pay Purchasing    Field Service    Order Enrty                Manufacturing Quoting  
   Sales Analysis    Storefront        Real Time Order Status    Sales    Quoting & Estimating                Packing, Shipping, & RMAs  
   Sales Orders            Self-Service Vendor Center    Sales Quotes    Return Merchandise Authorization                Sales Reporting & Analysis  
               Shipping Integration        Sales & Service Management                Workflow & Routing  
               Streamlined Receiving        Sales Application                  
                       Shipping Logistics                  
  Financial Management
   Budget Management    General Ledger    Business Intelligence    General Ledger, Payables & Receivables    Accounts Payable & Receivable    Accounting Application     AP / AR    Accounts Payable    Accounts Payable    Accounts Payable   
   Accounts Payable    Accounts Payable    Data Collection    Financial Summary    Budget Management    Accounts Payable    Financial Management Overview    Accounts Receivable    Accounts Receivable    Accounts Receivable  
   Accounts Receivable    Accounts Receivable    Financial Overview    Advanced Billing    Cash Flow    Accounts Receivable    Fixed Assets    Financial Highlights    General Ledger    Bank Reconcile & Credit Card Import  
   Activity Based Costing    Multi-Cureancy / Company        Amortization Schedules    Consolidate Accounts    Business Intelligence    General Ledger    General Ledger    Payroll    Configurable Costing Methods  
   Tax Management    Financial Mgmt Overview        Multi-currency Transactions    Financial Summary    Business Intelligence Application    International Capabilities            Financial Reporting (Multi Site / Company)  
   Assests Register    Tax Connect        Project Accounting    Fixed Assets    Cash Flow    Project Accounting            General Accounting   
   Payroll    Cash / Asset Mgmt        Revenue Recognition    General Ledger    Financial Management                General Ledger  
   Analytics    Global Engines            Sales Contract Mgmt.    Fixed Assets                Project Accounting  
                       General Ledger                Tax Management  
                       International Accounting                  
                       Multi-Currency Management                  
                       Payroll Management                  
  Production Management
   Bill of Materials    Production Mgmt     Discrete Manufacturing    Advanced Multi-location Inventory    Asset Design    Advanced Production Scheduling    Bill of Materials    Capacity Requirements Planning    Quality Management    Bill Of Materials  
   Engineering Change Control    Advanced Production    Process Manufacturing    Aseembly Management    Batch Process    Cost Breakdown Application    Key Production Features    Shop Floor Control    Shop Floor Control    Configurable Manufacturing   
   Factory Documentation    Advanced Quality Mgmt        Work Order Management    Configure / Make / Assemble    Engineer-to-Order    Product Builder            Integrated QMS & ECO / ECR  
   Cost Tracking    Job Management            Constraint-Based Scheduling    Lean Manufacturing                Mobile Shop Floor  
   Planning and Scheduling    Lean Manufacturing            Engineer to Order    Management Solutions                Production & WIP Reporting  
   Projects and Contracts    Manufacturing Execution Systm.            Make to Project    Planning & Scheduling                Production Scheduling & Capacity Planning  
   Quality Mgmt    Planning & Scheduling            Multisite Planning    Production Configurator                Time Tracking, Job Costing, & Outsourcing  
   Quotations    Planning and Scheduling            Project Management    Project Management Application                Work Order Documents  
   Requirements Planning    Product Data Management            Repetitive Manufacturing    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    Supply Chain Mgmt.        Supply Chain Overview    Distribution    Advanced Planning and Scheduling    Key Supply Chain Features    Inventory Management    ShopView    Customer / Vendor Portals  
   Freight Calculator    Inventory Management            Equipment    Forecasting Trust                Lot & Serial Traceability  
   Inventory Forecasting    Purchase Management            Equipment Effectiveness    Shipping & Receiving Management                MRP / Kanban / Replenishment  
   Shipping Mgmt    Shipping & Receiving            Preventive Maintenance    Supplier Relationship Management                 Production Scheduling & Capacity Planning  
       Sourcing            Procurement    Supply Chain Manager                Receiving / Picking / Packing / Shipping  
       Supplier Relationship Mgmt.            Supply Chain                    Requisitions & Purchase Orders  
       Warehouse Management            Warehousing                    Supply Chain Management  
                                       Supply / Demand Forecasting  
  Customer Relationship Management
   Contact Management    Customer Relations Overview    CRM    Incentive Management    CRM Features    CRM Application    Marketing Automation    Customer Relationship Management    Customer Relationship Management    Built-in CRM  
   CRM for Syspro    Campaign Connect        Job and Project Tracking    Customer Services    Customer & Prospect Management    Sales Force Automation    Marketing Automation        Calendar Reminders / Follow-ups  
       Case Management        Partner Relationship    Information Shring    Customer Relationship Management        Remote Sales Force Automation        Custom Lead Pipelines   
       Customer Relationship Management        Sales Order Management    Mobility Features    Sales Forecasting                Customer & Contact Management  
       Information Worker        Self Service Customer Portal    Sales Configurator     Sales Opportunity & Marketing Management                 Customer Case Management  
       Lead / Opportunity Mgmt        Website        Service Management                Integrated CRM  
       Mobile Connect                                Last Touch Reporting  
       Service Management                                Mobile Access & Field Service  
                                       Sales Management & Quote Tracking  
  Additional Capabilities
   Document Mgmt    Cloud Deployment    Multi-Channel Retail and Direct Marketing    Real Time Dashboards    B2B Contracting     Simplified Label Printing    Alert System    (EDI) Electronic Data Interchange    Automated Workflow    Application Programming Interface  
   Espresso Mobile    Compliance Overview    Wholesale Distribution    Security    Business Analytics    Business Web    Business Intelligence and Reporting    Distribution Management        Cetec ERP Application Programming Interface (API)  
       Composite Applications            Employee Self-Service    CAD Interface Application    Compliance Management    e Business Applications        Custom Report Writer  
       Composite Applications            Expense Management     Crystal Reports    Human Resource Management    S2K Mobile        Custom Workflow & Alerting  
       Document Mgmt            Human Resources    Data Conversion    Service Managment            Ecommerce, EDI, & Credit Card Processing  
       Enterprise Content Mgmt            Mobile Solutions    Document Control                Email Interfacing with Customers & Vendors  
       Enterprise Performance Mgmt            Payroll, Time & Attendance    Document Control Application                Enterprise Document Management  
       Epicor Everywhere FrameworkEpicor Everywhere Frame            Recruitment, Training & Developemnt    Electronic Data Exchange                Pulse Report  
       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    Business Process Outsourcing        Customer Care    Implementation    FastRESPONSE    Support Options        Customer Portal    Cetec ERP Lite, Standard & Gold Levels  
   Support    Epicor Consulting        NetSuite Central    Support    Global Shop Solutions Consulting            Customization     Custom Development & Integration  
   Training and Education    Hosting Services        Site Consultation    Training    Global Shop Solutions University            Training and Education    Data Migration  
       Learning & Educational Services                Learning & Educational Services                Local / Resident Hosting  
       Managed Services                Training Strategies                 On-Site Implementation Consulting  
       Professional Services                                Project Discovery & Gap Analysis  
       Subscription Services                                Services User Training Programs  

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