Engineered to Order Mfg. ERP Software Comparison for Industrial Machinery, Cloud Based (SaaS)

A comprehensive independent review of Engineered to Order Manufacturing ERP Software Comparison for the Industrial Machinery Industry, 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 X3Plex Manufacturing CloudIFS Applications 8.0abas ERPMicrosoft Dynamics AXCetec ERP
  Version7.010.007Always Current8.02016AX 7 2016Always Current
  Price Range$25K-500K onsite$4K -500K$2600/ user-$5K + per month-$300K-2M$75K and up-$20K-750K$40/User/Month-
  Financing OptionsLease, Owner Financing, SubscriptionLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownOwner Financing, Lease to ownSubscriptionSubscriptionLease, FinancingLease, Owner Financing, FinancingSubscription
  User Range4-10001-2000+20-1000+20-1000+40-500010-2505-2,2505-Unlimited
  Multi SiteYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
  Multi NationalYes, 60+ Countries YesYesYesYesYesYesYes
  ArchitectureSOA, XML, WebserviceSOA SaaS Multitenant SOASOASOA / Multi-tierSOA, .NET, CloudSaas, 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)Cloud-Based (Saas), Universally Compatible w/all Data Base PlatformsCloud-Based (Saas), MySQLCloud-Based (Saas), abas Open Object Oriented Database, Universally Compatible w/all Data Base PlatformsMS SQL Server, Oracle, Cloud-Based (Saas), Microsoft AzureCloud-Based (Saas), MySQL
  Server OSWindowsLinux, Windows, UnixLinux, Windows, UnixCompatible w/all Operating SystemsCompatible w/all Operating SystemsLinux, Windows, UnixWindowsCompatible w/all Operating Systems
  Materials Management
   Inventory Management    Advanced Material Mgmt.    Inventory Control    Inventory Summary    Complex MRO     Inventory Management    Inventory Controls    Barcoding & Labeling  
   Lot Traceability    Bar Coding        Inventory Tracking    Costing     Material requirements planning (MRP)    Manufacturing    Bill Of Materials  
       Handheld        Bill of Materials    Demand Forecasting    Material Cost Posting    Material Planning    Dimensional Inventory Control  
       Material Handler Interface        Bar Coding    Inventory Replenishment    Scheduling    Warehouse Management    Inventory Management  
       Material Movement        Job Tracking System    Project Budgeting    Warehouse Management        Lot & Serial Traceability  
       Prioritize Orders        Material Requirements Planning    Project Reporting            Mobile Warehousing  
       Sales Order Allocation            Scheduling and Resourcing            MRP & Inventory Forecast  
                               Production Scheduling & Capacity Planning  
  Sales Order Management
   Document Flow Mgmt.    Order Management    Purchasing Management    Commission Tracking    Collaborative Solutions    Costing    Sales & Marketing    Automatic Order Processing  
   Ecommerce Shopping Cart    Sales Management    RF Warehousing    Competitor Intelligence Database    Component Repair    Invoicing    Sales Management    Configurable Manufacturing Modes  
   Point Of Sale    Demand Management    Sales Monitoring    Customer Orders    Coordinate Projects    Process History        EDI / Ecommerce  
   Report Writer    Electronic Data Interchange        E D I    Customer Orders     Quotation Management        Field Service & Projects  
   Return Mgmt    Estimate / Quote Mgmt.        Order Entry & Tracking    Field Service    Sales Management Overview        Manufacturing Quoting  
   Sales Analysis    Storefront        Quote Tracking    Sales    Shipping Order        Packing, Shipping, & RMAs  
   Sales Orders            Sales Order    Sales Quotes            Sales Reporting & Analysis  
                               Workflow & Routing  
  Financial Management
   Budget Management    General Ledger    Business Intelligence    accounting Overview    Accounts Payable & Receivable    “What if” Financial Scenarios    AP / AR    Accounts Payable   
   Accounts Payable    Accounts Payable    Data Collection    Accounts Receivable / Accounts Payable    Budget Management    Cost Accounting    Financial Management Overview    Accounts Receivable  
   Accounts Receivable    Accounts Receivable    Financial Overview    Costing    Cash Flow    Financials and Accounting    Fixed Assets    Bank Reconcile & Credit Card Import  
   Activity Based Costing    Multi-Cureancy / Company        Expense Project Tracking    Consolidate Accounts    Fixed Assets    General Ledger    Configurable Costing Methods  
   Tax Management    Financial Mgmt Overview        Inventory Valuation    Financial Summary    Liquidity Planning    International Capabilities    Financial Reporting (Multi Site / Company)  
   Assests Register    Tax Connect        Multi-Company Financial Consolidation    Fixed Assets    Perpetual Inventory Costing    Project Accounting    General Accounting   
   Payroll    Cash / Asset Mgmt            General Ledger            General Ledger  
   Analytics    Global Engines            Sales Contract Mgmt.            Project Accounting  
                               Tax Management  
  Production Management
   Bill of Materials    Production Mgmt     Discrete Manufacturing    Barcode Labeling    Asset Design    CAD Integration    Bill of Materials    Bill Of Materials  
   Engineering Change Control    Advanced Production    Process Manufacturing    Capacity Planning    Batch Process    Production Summary    Key Production Features    Configurable Manufacturing   
   Factory Documentation    Advanced Quality Mgmt        Complex Assembly    Configure / Make / Assemble    Project Cost Accounting    Product Builder    Integrated QMS & ECO / ECR  
   Cost Tracking    Job Management        Labor & Time Tracking    Constraint-Based Scheduling    Project Management        Mobile Shop Floor  
   Planning and Scheduling    Lean Manufacturing        Multi-Plants    Engineer to Order    Time Recording / Job Time        Production & WIP Reporting  
   Projects and Contracts    Manufacturing Execution Systm.        Plant Floor Mobile Access    Make to Project    Work Order Management        Production Scheduling & Capacity Planning  
   Quality Mgmt    Planning & Scheduling        PLC Machine Integration    Multisite Planning            Time Tracking, Job Costing, & Outsourcing  
   Quotations    Planning and Scheduling        Preventative Maintenance    Project Management            Work Order Documents  
   Requirements Planning    Product Data Management        Production Scheduling Overview    Repetitive Manufacturing              
   Shop Clock            Shop Floor Control    Shop Floor Reporting              
               Statistical Process Controls    Shop Order              
                   Sub-Contract Management              
  Supply Chain Management
   EDI Solution    Supply Chain Mgmt.        Online Order & Tracking    Distribution    Purchasing    Key Supply Chain Features    Customer / Vendor Portals  
   Freight Calculator    Inventory Management        Online Tool Release    Equipment    Requisitions        Lot & Serial Traceability  
   Inventory Forecasting    Purchase Management        Problem Control    Equipment Effectiveness    Sales Planning & Forecasting        MRP / Kanban / Replenishment  
   Shipping Mgmt    Shipping & Receiving        Supplier Quality    Preventive Maintenance    Supplier Relationship Management        Production Scheduling & Capacity Planning  
       Sourcing        Supply Chain Overview    Procurement            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    Configurator Pricing     CRM Features    Customer Relations Mgmt.    Marketing Automation    Built-in CRM  
   CRM for Syspro    Campaign Connect        Cost & Quote Estimating    Customer Services    Customer Relationship Management Overview    Sales Force Automation    Calendar Reminders / Follow-ups  
       Case Management        Customer Master List    Information Shring            Custom Lead Pipelines   
       Customer Relationship Management        Customer Relations Summary    Mobility Features            Customer & Contact Management  
       Informatin Worker        Field Service    Sales Configurator             Customer Case Management  
       Lead / Opportunity Mgmt        Opportunity Tracking                Integrated CRM  
       Mobile Connect        Quick Quoter                Last Touch Reporting  
       Service Management        Quote Tracking                Mobile Access & Field Service  
                               Sales Management & Quote Tracking  
  Additional Capabilities
   Document Mgmt    Cloud Deployment    Multi-Channel Retail and Direct Marketing    Business Intelligence    B2B Contracting     Electronic data interchange (EDI)    Alert System    Application Programming Interface  
   Espresso Mobile    Compliance Overview    Wholesale Distribution    Computer Aided Design    Business Analytics    Business Intelligence    Business Intelligence and Reporting    Cetec ERP Application Programming Interface (API)  
       Composite Applications        Document Control System    Employee Self-Service    Multi-Site    Compliance Management    Custom Report Writer  
       Composite Applications        E-Commerce    Expense Management         Human Resource Management    Custom Workflow & Alerting  
       Document Mgmt        Electronic Data Interchange    Human Resources        Service Managment    Ecommerce, EDI, & Credit Card Processing  
       Enterprise Content Mgmt        Groupware Communication    Mobile Solutions            Email Interfacing with Customers & Vendors  
       Enterprise Performance Mgmt        Human Resources Overview    Payroll, Time & Attendance            Enterprise Document Management  
       Epicor Everywhere FrameworkEpicor Everywhere Frame        SmartPlex Mobile Access    Recruitment, Training & Developemnt            Pulse Report  
       Global Business Mgmt                          
       Human Capital Mgmt.                          
       ICE Business Architecture                          
       Product Data Mgmt                          
       Service Mgmt. Overview                          
       Social Enterprise                          
       Subscription Services                          
       Web 2.0                          
  Services Support
   STARS    Business Process Outsourcing        Security    Implementation    Upgrade Guarantee    Support Options    Cetec ERP Lite, Standard & Gold Levels  
   Support    Epicor Consulting        Training Strategies    Support            Custom Development & Integration  
   Training and Education    Hosting Services            Training            Data Migration  
       Learning & Educational Services                        Local / Resident Hosting  
       Managed Services                        On-Site Implementation Consulting  
       Professional Services                        Project Discovery & Gap Analysis  
       Subscription Services                        Services User Training Programs  

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