Manufacturing ERP Software Comparison For Food and Beverage Industry.

Below you will find a comprehensive independent comparison of Top Rated Manufacturing ERP software systems for the Food and Beverage industries. Use the easy to navigate matrix  to compare pricing and compatibility data, as well as materials management, sales order management, financial, production, supply chain, and customer management capabilities each vendor might provide. Click on the product name links to dive deeper into product's features, or request a Free Demo to get more hands on experience.

  General Data
  Product NameBatchMaster ManufacturingPlex Manufacturing CloudJustFoodERPSYSPROMicrosoft Dynamics AXSage ERP X3ProcessPro® Premier DEACOM ERPSAP Business OneNetSuite ERPEnterprise 21 ERPBatchMaster ERP B1S2K EnterpriseSAP Business All-In-OneMAX ERPIFS Applications 8.0Infor M3Cetec ERPEnterpriseIQ
  Version8.40Always CurrentNAV 20157.0AX 7 2016710.414.9Always Current8.114.35.520105.5.28.0M3 13.2 (Feb 2014)Always Current2015.1
  Price Range$6K-$175K$5K + per month-$10K-400K$25K-500K onsite$20K-750K$2600/ user-$100K-750K$200K-$2M$25K -$250K$10K-100K$30K-$750K$15K-$375Please inquire-$120K-2M$5K -35K$300K-2M-$40/User/Month-$50K- $2M
  Financing OptionsLease, Owner Financing, FinancingSubscriptionFinancingLease, Owner Financing, SubscriptionLease, Owner Financing, FinancingOwner Financing, Lease to ownOwner Financing, Financing, SubscriptionFinancingLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownSubscriptionLease, Interest Free FinancingLease, Financing, SubscriptionLease, FinancingLease, Owner Financing, FinancingLease, FinancingSubscriptionLease, FinancingSubscriptionLease, Financing, Leasing Options, Subscription
  User Range3-7520-1000+5-5004-10005-2,25020-1000+5-100010-200025-100010+unlimited5-1000+5-50010+ unlimited50-50005-150+40-500020-20005-Unlimited5-Unlimited
  Multi SiteYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
  Multi NationalYesYesYesYes, 60+ Countries YesYesYesYesYesYesEnglish / SpanishYesYes ( UK, CA, Caribbean)YesYesYesYes (40+ languages)Yesyes
  Architecture.NETSaaS Multitenant SOAMicrosoft DynamicsSOA, XML, WebserviceSOA, .NET, Cloud .NET, ClientServer Microsoft .NETSOASAAS, MultitenantSOA.NETSOA.NETSOAInfor 3 tierSaas, MultitenantSOA, .NET
  Database PlatformMS SQL Server, MS SQL ExpressCloud-Based (Saas), Universally Compatible w/all Data Base PlatformsMS SQL ServerMS SQL Server, Other, Cloud-Based (Saas), Universally Compatible w/all Data Base PlatformsMS SQL Server, Oracle, Cloud-Based (Saas), Microsoft AzureMS SQL Server, Oracle, Cloud-Based (Saas)MS SQL Server, Cloud-Based (Saas)MS SQL ServerMS SQL Server, Progress, IBM DB2, Other, Oracle, Proprietary`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 CloudMS 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, SalesforceMS SQL ServerIBM DB2, Cloud-Based (Saas)MS SQL Server, OracleMS SQL Server, QuickbooksCloud-Based (Saas), MySQLMS SQL Server, IBM DB2, OracleCloud-Based (Saas), MySQLMS SQL Server, Oracle, ODBC Compliant, Cloud-Based (Saas), Amazon Web services (Cloud)
  Server OSWindowsCompatible w/all Operating SystemsWindowsWindowsWindowsLinux, Windows, UnixMac OS, WindowsWindowsMac OS, Linux, Windows, Unix, Novell NetwareMac OS, Windows, Unix, Novell NetwareMac OS, Linux, Windows, UnixWindowsLinux, Windows, IBM Power SystemWindowsWindowsCompatible w/all Operating SystemsWindows, IBM OS, System lCompatible w/all Operating SystemsLinux, Windows, Unix, .NET
  Materials Management
   Compliance    Inventory Summary    Inventory Visibility    Inventory Management    Inventory Controls    Inventory Control    MRP    Inventory Control    Inventory Management    Multi-location Inventory for Distributor    Inventory Management    Inventory Management    Master Production Schedule (MPS)    Inventory Management    Inventory Control    Complex MRO    M3 Procurement    Barcoding & Labeling    Inventory Control  
   Inventory Control    Inventory Tracking    JF Floor (WMS)    Lot Traceability    Manufacturing        IC    MRP        Advanced Shipping    Procurement    Master Requirements Planning    Material Requirement Planning    Purchasing Process    Lot and Serial Tracking    Costing        Bill Of Materials    Vendor Managed Inventory  
   Master Requirements Planning (MRP)    Bill of Materials            Material Planning        AWS    Warehouse Management Systems        Bin Management    Warehouse Management System    Mobile            Master Scheduling    Demand Forecasting        Dimensional Inventory Control    Wireless Warehouse Management System  
   Mobile Data Collection    Bar Coding            Warehouse Management        Physical Inventory            Order Promising        Regulatory Compliance            Material Requirement Planning    Inventory Replenishment        Inventory Management      
       Job Tracking System                                Real-Time Sustem                    Repetitive Manufacturing    Project Budgeting        Lot & Serial Traceability      
       Material Requirements Planning                                Return Materials Authorization                        Project Reporting        Mobile Warehousing      
                                                               Scheduling and Resourcing        MRP & Inventory Forecast      
                                                                       Production Scheduling & Capacity Planning      
  Sales Order Management
   Enhanced Order Entry for Sage & QuickBooks     Commission Tracking    E-commerce    Document Flow Mgmt.    Sales & Marketing    Purchasing Management    Order Entry    Sales Overview    Sales & Promotions    Automated Order Processing    Sales & Order Management    Sales Management    Order Processing    Sales Process    Advanced Forecast    Collaborative Solutions    M3 Sales Management    Automatic Order Processing    Packing Slip & Shipping Management  
   Sales Orders    Competitor Intelligence Database    Forecasting    Ecommerce Shopping Cart    Sales Management    RF Warehousing                Automated Payments            Work Order Processing        Quoting and Estimating    Component Repair        Configurable Manufacturing Modes    Quoting and Estimating  
       Customer Orders    Order Management & EDI    Point Of Sale        Sales Monitoring                One Click Purchase Orders                    Sales Order and Processing    Coordinate Projects        EDI / Ecommerce    Sales Orders  
       E D I    Pricing & Commissions    Report Writer                        Order Management                        Customer Orders         Field Service & Projects      
       Order Entry & Tracking    Rebates & Trade Promotion    Return Mgmt                        Procure-to-Pay Purchasing                        Field Service        Manufacturing Quoting      
       Quote Tracking    Web Portals    Sales Analysis                        Real Time Order Status                        Sales        Packing, Shipping, & RMAs      
       Sales Order        Sales Orders                        Self-Service Vendor Center                        Sales Quotes        Sales Reporting & Analysis      
                                       Shipping Integration                                Workflow & Routing      
                                       Streamlined Receiving                                      
  Financial Management
       accounting Overview    Cash Flow Forecasting    Budget Management    AP / AR    Business Intelligence    Accounts Payable (AP)    Accounting    Financial Reporting    General Ledger, Payables & Receivables    Financials Overview    Accounting and Financials    Accounts Payable    Analytical Peporting    Fixed Asset Management    Accounts Payable & Receivable    M3 Financial Accounting     Accounts Payable     Financial Overview  
       Accounts Receivable / Accounts Payable    Cost Accounting    Accounts Payable    Financial Management Overview    Data Collection    Accounts Receivable (AR)        Accounting Overview    Financial Summary    Financial Reports    Financial Reporting    Accounts Receivable    Financial Business Process    General Ledger    Budget Management        Accounts Receivable    General Ledger  
       Costing    Costing    Accounts Receivable    Fixed Assets    Financial Overview    General Ledger (GL)        Banking & Reconciliation    Advanced Billing            Financial Highlights        Lean Tools / Lean Vouchering    Cash Flow        Bank Reconcile & Credit Card Import    Finanacial Reporting  
       Expense Project Tracking    Financials    Activity Based Costing    General Ledger        Project Accounting        Cost Accounting    Amortization Schedules            General Ledger        Multi-Currency    Consolidate Accounts        Configurable Costing Methods    Accounts Payable  
       Inventory Valuation    Reporting    Tax Management    International Capabilities                    Multi-currency Transactions                    Multiple Cost Sets    Financial Summary        Financial Reporting (Multi Site / Company)    Accounts Receivable  
       Multi-Company Financial Consolidation        Assests Register    Project Accounting                    Project Accounting                    Payables Management    Fixed Assets        General Accounting     Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)  
               Payroll                        Revenue Recognition                    Receivables Management    General Ledger        General Ledger      
               Analytics                                            Human Resources    Sales Contract Mgmt.        Project Accounting      
                                                                       Tax Management      
  Production Management
   Batch Production    Barcode Labeling    Food Safety Overview    Bill of Materials    Bill of Materials    Discrete Manufacturing    Advanced Scheduler    Formula Management        Advanced Multi-location Inventory    Manufacturing    Costing    Capacity Requirements Planning        Lean Tools / Consolidated Planning    Asset Design    M3 Manufacturing    Bill Of Materials    Bill of Manufacture (BOM)  
   Bill of Materials Management    Capacity Planning    JF Plant    Engineering Change Control    Key Production Features    Process Manufacturing    Formulation    Labor Tracking System        Aseembly Management        Product Development    Shop Floor Control        Engineering Change Order    Batch Process    M3 Product Data Management    Configurable Manufacturing     Engineering Change Order  
   Formulation Management    Complex Assembly    Preventative Maintenance    Factory Documentation    Product Builder        Manufacturing ( BOM)    Production Overview        Work Order Management        Production Management            Labor Tracking    Configure / Make / Assemble    M3 Project Management    Integrated QMS & ECO / ECR    Manufacturing & Production Reporting   
   Product Costing    Labor & Time Tracking    Production Execution    Cost Tracking            Quality Control ( QC)                    Quality Management            Lean Capabilities    Constraint-Based Scheduling        Mobile Shop Floor    MES  
   Production Management    Multi-Plants    Production Metrics    Planning and Scheduling            R & D                                Lean Tools / Labor Tracking    Engineer to Order        Production & WIP Reporting    Material & Capacity Requirements Planning  
   Quality Control    Plant Floor Mobile Access    Production Scheduling    Projects and Contracts            Security Regulations                                MAX Visual Shop Scheduler    Make to Project        Production Scheduling & Capacity Planning    Production Overview  
   Samples Management    PLC Machine Integration        Quality Mgmt            Standard Reports                                Shop Floor Control    Multisite Planning        Time Tracking, Job Costing, & Outsourcing    Quality Management  
       Preventative Maintenance        Quotations                                            Subcontract Processing    Project Management        Work Order Documents    Real Time Monitoring  
       Production Scheduling Overview        Requirements Planning                                                Repetitive Manufacturing              
       Shop Floor Control        Shop Clock                                                Shop Floor Reporting              
       Statistical Process Controls                                                        Shop Order              
                                                               Sub-Contract Management              
  Supply Chain Management
   Master Production Scheduling (MPS)    Online Order & Tracking    Logistics    EDI Solution    Key Supply Chain Features        Dock Scheduling    Purchasing Overview        Supply Chain Overview    Material Requirements Planning (MRP)    Master Production Scheduling (MPS)    Inventory Management    Parts Demand Planning    Bar Coding    Distribution    M3 Supply Chain Execution    Customer / Vendor Portals    Capable to Promise  
   Purchasing for Sage and Quickbooks    Online Tool Release    Shipping & Receiving    Freight Calculator            Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)                Distribution Requirements Planning (DRP)    Procurement        Strategic Operational Planning    Backflush by Operation    Equipment    M3 Supply Chain Planning    Lot & Serial Traceability    Demand Planning  
       Problem Control        Inventory Forecasting            Master Production Scheduler                                Purchasing Control    Equipment Effectiveness        MRP / Kanban / Replenishment    Materials Ordering  
       Supplier Quality        Shipping Mgmt            Purchase Orders (PO)                                Subcontract Processing    Preventive Maintenance        Production Scheduling & Capacity Planning    Outsource Central   
       Supply Chain Overview                                                    Supplier Kanban    Procurement        Receiving / Picking / Packing / Shipping      
                                                               Supply Chain        Requisitions & Purchase Orders      
                                                               Warehousing        Supply Chain Management      
                                                                       Supply / Demand Forecasting      
  Customer Relationship Management
       Configurator Pricing     CRM    Contact Management    Marketing Automation    CRM    CRM    Customer Realations Management    CRM Overview    Incentive Management    Customer Relationship Management    Customer Relationship Management     Customer Relationship Management    Customer Relationship Management    Customer Service Portal    CRM Features    M3 Customer Lifecycle Mgmt    Built-in CRM    Customer Relationship Management (CRM)  
       Cost & Quote Estimating        CRM for Syspro    Sales Force Automation                Customer Management    Job and Project Tracking            Marketing Automation            Customer Services        Calendar Reminders / Follow-ups      
       Customer Master List                                Partner Relationship            Remote Sales Force Automation            Information Shring        Custom Lead Pipelines       
       Customer Relations Summary                                Sales Order Management                        Mobility Features        Customer & Contact Management      
       Field Service                                Self Service Customer Portal                        Sales Configurator         Customer Case Management      
       Opportunity Tracking                                Website                                Integrated CRM      
       Quick Quoter                                                                Last Touch Reporting      
       Quote Tracking                                                                Mobile Access & Field Service      
                                                                       Sales Management & Quote Tracking      
  Additional Capabilities
   Microsoft Dynamics GP Manufacturing    Business Intelligence    JustFoodERP Extended Products     Document Mgmt    Alert System    Multi-Channel Retail and Direct Marketing    Business Intelligence    Business Intelligence    E-Commerce    Real Time Dashboards    Business Intelligence    e-Commerce    (EDI) Electronic Data Interchange    Groupware Integration    Exact Synergy    B2B Contracting    M3 Business Intelligence    Application Programming Interface    Payroll Processing  
   Quickbooks Manufacturing    Computer Aided Design        Espresso Mobile    Business Intelligence and Reporting    Wholesale Distribution    Comprehensive Lot Traceability    Direct Store Delivery        Security    e-Commerce        Distribution Management    Human Capital Management    Exact Event Manager    Business Analytics    M3 Product Lifecycle    Cetec ERP Application Programming Interface (API)    Work Force Management  
   Sage ERP Manufacturing    Document Control System            Compliance Management        FDA Compliance    Formula Management            Enterprise 21 Workbench Designer        e Business Applications    Intuitive Navagation        Employee Self-Service        Custom Report Writer      
   SAP Business One Manufacturing    E-Commerce            Human Resource Management        MSDS    Labor Tracking System                    S2K Mobile            Expense Management         Custom Workflow & Alerting      
       Electronic Data Interchange            Service Managment        Multicurrency    Point-of-Sale System                                Human Resources        Ecommerce, EDI, & Credit Card Processing      
       Groupware Communication                    Nutritional Labeling    Regulatory / Environmental Reporting                                Mobile Solutions        Email Interfacing with Customers & Vendors      
       Human Resources Overview                    System Manager                                    Payroll, Time & Attendance        Enterprise Document Management      
       SmartPlex Mobile Access                                                        Recruitment, Training & Developemnt        Pulse Report      
  Services Support
       Security        STARS    Support Options        ClientAdvantage    Consulting    e-Learning    Customer Care    Direct Developer Support                Training and Education    Implementation    M3 Rental Management    Cetec ERP Lite, Standard & Gold Levels    IQMS EnterpriseIQ Training Programs   
       Training Strategies        Support            ProductAdvantage™    Implementation        NetSuite Central                    Customer Support    Support    M3 Services Management    Custom Development & Integration    IQMS Professional Services and Consulting  
               Training and Education            Professional Services    Support        Site Consultation                    Consultation Services    Training        Data Migration    IQMS Technical Support  
                                                                       Local / Resident Hosting    Software Updates and Maintenance Program  
                                                                       On-Site Implementation Consulting      
                                                                       Project Discovery & Gap Analysis      
                                                                       Services User Training Programs      

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