ERP Software Comparison for Industrial Distribution Manufacturing on a Cloud Based (SaaS) Platform

A comprehensive independent review of ERP software systems in Industrial Distribution Manufacturing for the 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 NameSYSPROabas ERPSage ERP X3NetSuite ERPEnterprise 21 ERPMicrosoft Dynamics AX
  Version7.020167Always Current8.1AX 7 2016
  Price Range$25K-500K onsite$75K and up-$2600/ user-$10K-100K$30K-$750K$20K-750K
  Financing OptionsLease, Owner Financing, SubscriptionLease, FinancingOwner Financing, Lease to ownSubscriptionLease, Interest Free FinancingLease, Owner Financing, Financing
  User Range4-100010-25020-1000+10+unlimited5-1000+5-2,250
  Multi SiteYesYesYesYesYesYes
  Multi NationalYes, 60+ Countries YesYesYesEnglish / SpanishYes
  ArchitectureSOA, XML, WebserviceSOA / Multi-tier SAAS, MultitenantSOASOA, .NET, Cloud
  Database PlatformMS SQL Server, Other, Cloud-Based (Saas), Universally Compatible w/all Data Base PlatformsCloud-Based (Saas), abas Open Object Oriented Database, 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 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 Server, Oracle, Cloud-Based (Saas), Microsoft Azure
  Server OSWindowsLinux, Windows, UnixLinux, Windows, UnixMac OS, Windows, Unix, Novell NetwareMac OS, Linux, Windows, UnixWindows
  Materials Management
   Inventory Management     Inventory Management    Inventory Control    Multi-location Inventory for Distributor    Inventory Management    Inventory Controls  
   Lot Traceability     Material requirements planning (MRP)        Advanced Shipping    Procurement    Manufacturing  
       Material Cost Posting        Bin Management    Warehouse Management System    Material Planning  
       Scheduling        Order Promising        Warehouse Management  
       Warehouse Management        Real-Time Sustem          
               Return Materials Authorization          
  Sales Order Management
   Document Flow Mgmt.    Costing    Purchasing Management    Automated Order Processing    Sales & Order Management    Sales & Marketing  
   Ecommerce Shopping Cart    Invoicing    RF Warehousing    Automated Payments        Sales Management  
   Point Of Sale    Process History    Sales Monitoring    One Click Purchase Orders          
   Report Writer    Quotation Management        Order Management          
   Return Mgmt    Sales Management Overview        Procure-to-Pay Purchasing          
   Sales Analysis    Shipping Order        Real Time Order Status          
   Sales Orders            Self-Service Vendor Center          
               Shipping Integration          
               Streamlined Receiving          
  Financial Management
   Budget Management    “What if” Financial Scenarios    Business Intelligence    General Ledger, Payables & Receivables    Financials Overview    AP / AR  
   Accounts Payable    Cost Accounting    Data Collection    Financial Summary    Financial Reports    Financial Management Overview  
   Accounts Receivable    Financials and Accounting    Financial Overview    Advanced Billing        Fixed Assets  
   Activity Based Costing    Fixed Assets        Amortization Schedules        General Ledger  
   Tax Management    Liquidity Planning        Multi-currency Transactions        International Capabilities  
   Assests Register    Perpetual Inventory Costing        Project Accounting        Project Accounting  
   Payroll            Revenue Recognition          
  Production Management
   Bill of Materials    CAD Integration    Discrete Manufacturing    Advanced Multi-location Inventory    Manufacturing    Bill of Materials  
   Engineering Change Control    Production Summary    Process Manufacturing    Aseembly Management        Key Production Features  
   Factory Documentation    Project Cost Accounting        Work Order Management        Product Builder  
   Cost Tracking    Project Management                  
   Planning and Scheduling    Time Recording / Job Time                  
   Projects and Contracts    Work Order Management                  
   Quality Mgmt                      
   Requirements Planning                      
   Shop Clock                      
  Supply Chain Management
   EDI Solution    Purchasing        Supply Chain Overview    Material Requirements Planning (MRP)    Key Supply Chain Features  
   Freight Calculator    Requisitions            Distribution Requirements Planning (DRP)      
   Inventory Forecasting    Sales Planning & Forecasting                  
   Shipping Mgmt    Supplier Relationship Management                  
  Customer Relationship Management
   Contact Management    Customer Relations Mgmt.    CRM    Incentive Management    Customer Relationship Management    Marketing Automation  
   CRM for Syspro    Customer Relationship Management Overview        Job and Project Tracking        Sales Force Automation  
               Partner Relationship          
               Sales Order Management          
               Self Service Customer Portal          
  Additional Capabilities
   Document Mgmt     Electronic data interchange (EDI)    Multi-Channel Retail and Direct Marketing    Real Time Dashboards    Business Intelligence    Alert System  
   Espresso Mobile    Business Intelligence    Wholesale Distribution    Security    e-Commerce    Business Intelligence and Reporting  
       Multi-Site            Enterprise 21 Workbench Designer    Compliance Management  
                       Human Resource Management  
                       Service Managment  
  Services Support
   STARS    Upgrade Guarantee        Customer Care    Direct Developer Support    Support Options  
   Support            NetSuite Central          
   Training and Education            Site Consultation          

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