Job Shop / Shop Floor ERP Software Comparison for the Food & Beverage Industries

Below is a complete and independent review and comparison of Job Shop / Shop Floor ERP software for the Food and Beverage Industries for both wholesale food manufacturing and food distribution businesses. Review the features and benefits of each of these ERP platforms for the Food and Beverage industries. Free demos.
  General Data
  Product NameEnterpriseIQSYSPROSage ERP X3NetSuite ERPIFS Applications 8.0S2K EnterpriseCetec ERPPriority Software ERP
  Version15.27.07Always Current8.05.5Always Current17.3
  Price Range$50K- $2M$25K-500K onsite$2600/ user-$10K-100K$300K-2MPlease inquire-$40/User/Month-$1,400-$3,000/license
  Financing OptionsLease, Financing, Leasing Options, SubscriptionLease, Owner Financing, SubscriptionOwner Financing, Lease to ownSubscriptionSubscriptionLease, FinancingSubscriptionSubscription, Licensed
  User Range5-Unlimited4-100020-1000+10+unlimited40-500010+ unlimited5-Unlimited5-1,000
  Multi SiteYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
  Multi NationalyesYes, 60+ Countries YesYesYesYes ( UK, CA, Caribbean)YesYes
  ArchitectureSOA, .NETSOA, XML, Webservice SAAS, MultitenantSOASOASaas, MultitenantAll current Windows
  Database PlatformMS SQL Server, Oracle, ODBC Compliant, Cloud-Based (Saas), Amazon Web services (Cloud)MS SQL Server, Other, Cloud-Based (Saas), Universally Compatible w/all Data Base PlatformsMS 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), MySQLIBM DB2, Cloud-Based (Saas)Cloud-Based (Saas), MySQLMS SQL Server, Oracle, MS SQL Express
  Server OSLinux, Windows, Unix, .NETWindowsLinux, Windows, UnixMac OS, Windows, Unix, Novell NetwareCompatible w/all Operating SystemsLinux, Windows, IBM Power SystemCompatible w/all Operating SystemsLinux, Windows, Unix
  Materials Management
   Inventory Control    Inventory Management    Inventory Control    Multi-location Inventory for Distributor    Complex MRO    Master Production Schedule (MPS)    Barcoding & Labeling    Materials Management Overview  
   Vendor Managed Inventory    Lot Traceability        Advanced Shipping    Costing    Material Requirement Planning    Bill Of Materials    Mobile Devices, Barcode & RFID  
   Wireless Warehouse Management System            Bin Management    Demand Forecasting        Dimensional Inventory Control    Picking and Shipping  
               Order Promising    Inventory Replenishment        Inventory Management    Receiving & Put-Away  
               Real-Time Sustem    Project Budgeting        Lot & Serial Traceability    Replenishment  
               Return Materials Authorization    Project Reporting        Mobile Warehousing    Traceability  
                   Scheduling and Resourcing        MRP & Inventory Forecast      
                           Production Scheduling & Capacity Planning      
  Sales Order Management
   Packing Slip & Shipping Management    Document Flow Mgmt.    Purchasing Management    Automated Order Processing    Collaborative Solutions    Order Processing    Automatic Order Processing    Orders  
   Quoting and Estimating    Ecommerce Shopping Cart    RF Warehousing    Automated Payments    Component Repair    Work Order Processing    Configurable Manufacturing Modes    Price Quotes  
   Sales Orders    Point Of Sale    Sales Monitoring    One Click Purchase Orders    Coordinate Projects        EDI / Ecommerce    Tasks  
       Report Writer        Order Management    Customer Orders         Field Service & Projects      
       Return Mgmt        Procure-to-Pay Purchasing    Field Service        Manufacturing Quoting      
       Sales Analysis        Real Time Order Status    Sales        Packing, Shipping, & RMAs      
       Sales Orders        Self-Service Vendor Center    Sales Quotes        Sales Reporting & Analysis      
               Shipping Integration            Workflow & Routing      
               Streamlined Receiving                  
  Financial Management
   Financial Overview    Budget Management    Business Intelligence    General Ledger, Payables & Receivables    Accounts Payable & Receivable    Accounts Payable    Accounts Payable     Billing  
   General Ledger    Accounts Payable    Data Collection    Financial Summary    Budget Management    Accounts Receivable    Accounts Receivable    Budget Control  
   Finanacial Reporting    Accounts Receivable    Financial Overview    Advanced Billing    Cash Flow    Financial Highlights    Bank Reconcile & Credit Card Import    Cash Management  
   Accounts Payable    Activity Based Costing        Amortization Schedules    Consolidate Accounts    General Ledger    Configurable Costing Methods    Cost Control  
   Accounts Receivable    Tax Management        Multi-currency Transactions    Financial Summary        Financial Reporting (Multi Site / Company)    Financial Management Overview  
   Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)    Assests Register        Project Accounting    Fixed Assets        General Accounting     Financial Statement Generator  
       Payroll        Revenue Recognition    General Ledger        General Ledger    Fixed Assets  
       Analytics            Sales Contract Mgmt.        Project Accounting    Regulatory Compliance  
                           Tax Management      
  Production Management
   Bill of Manufacture (BOM)    Bill of Materials    Discrete Manufacturing    Advanced Multi-location Inventory    Asset Design    Capacity Requirements Planning    Bill Of Materials    Production Management Overview  
   Engineering Change Order    Engineering Change Control    Process Manufacturing    Aseembly Management    Batch Process    Shop Floor Control    Configurable Manufacturing       
   Manufacturing & Production Reporting     Factory Documentation        Work Order Management    Configure / Make / Assemble        Integrated QMS & ECO / ECR      
   MES    Cost Tracking            Constraint-Based Scheduling        Mobile Shop Floor      
   Material & Capacity Requirements Planning    Planning and Scheduling            Engineer to Order        Production & WIP Reporting      
   Production Overview    Projects and Contracts            Make to Project        Production Scheduling & Capacity Planning      
   Quality Management    Quality Mgmt            Multisite Planning        Time Tracking, Job Costing, & Outsourcing      
   Real Time Monitoring    Quotations            Project Management        Work Order Documents      
       Requirements Planning            Repetitive Manufacturing              
       Shop Clock            Shop Floor Reporting              
                   Shop Order              
                   Sub-Contract Management              
  Supply Chain Management
   Capable to Promise    EDI Solution        Supply Chain Overview    Distribution    Inventory Management    Customer / Vendor Portals      
   Demand Planning    Freight Calculator            Equipment        Lot & Serial Traceability      
   Materials Ordering    Inventory Forecasting            Equipment Effectiveness        MRP / Kanban / Replenishment      
   Outsource Central     Shipping Mgmt            Preventive Maintenance        Production Scheduling & Capacity Planning      
                   Procurement        Receiving / Picking / Packing / Shipping      
                   Supply Chain        Requisitions & Purchase Orders      
                   Warehousing        Supply Chain Management      
                           Supply / Demand Forecasting      
  Customer Relationship Management
   Customer Relationship Management (CRM)    Contact Management    CRM    Incentive Management    CRM Features    Customer Relationship Management    Built-in CRM    CRM Overview  
       CRM for Syspro        Job and Project Tracking    Customer Services    Marketing Automation    Calendar Reminders / Follow-ups      
               Partner Relationship    Information Shring    Remote Sales Force Automation    Custom Lead Pipelines       
               Sales Order Management    Mobility Features        Customer & Contact Management      
               Self Service Customer Portal    Sales Configurator         Customer Case Management      
               Website            Integrated CRM      
                           Last Touch Reporting      
                           Mobile Access & Field Service      
                           Sales Management & Quote Tracking      
  Additional Capabilities
   Payroll Processing    Document Mgmt    Multi-Channel Retail and Direct Marketing    Real Time Dashboards    B2B Contracting    (EDI) Electronic Data Interchange    Application Programming Interface    Mobile Solutions  
   Work Force Management    Espresso Mobile    Wholesale Distribution    Security    Business Analytics    Distribution Management    Cetec ERP Application Programming Interface (API)      
                   Employee Self-Service    e Business Applications    Custom Report Writer      
                   Expense Management     S2K Mobile    Custom Workflow & Alerting      
                   Human Resources        Ecommerce, EDI, & Credit Card Processing      
                   Mobile Solutions        Email Interfacing with Customers & Vendors      
                   Payroll, Time & Attendance        Enterprise Document Management      
                   Recruitment, Training & Developemnt        Pulse Report      
  Services Support
   IQMS EnterpriseIQ Training Programs     STARS        Customer Care    Implementation        Cetec ERP Lite, Standard & Gold Levels    Customer Service & Support Overview  
   IQMS Professional Services and Consulting    Support        NetSuite Central    Support        Custom Development & Integration      
   IQMS Technical Support    Training and Education        Site Consultation    Training        Data Migration      
   Software Updates and Maintenance Program                        Local / Resident Hosting      
                           On-Site Implementation Consulting      
                           Project Discovery & Gap Analysis      
                           Services User Training Programs      
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