ERP Software Comparison for Job Shop/Shop Floor Manufacturing on a Cloud Based (SaaS) Platform

A comprehensive independent review of ERP software systems in Job Shop/Shop Floor 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 NameEnterpriseIQSYSPROSage ERP X3NetSuite ERPIFS Applications 8.0Global Shop SolutionsMicrosoft Dynamics NAVEpicor ExpressS2K EnterpriseCetec ERP
  Version15.27.07Always Current8.02016.22016Always current5.5Always Current
  Price Range$50K- $2M$25K-500K onsite$2600/ user-$10K-100K$300K-2M$5K-500K$8K-$250K$400-$5K/Mo.Please inquire-$40/User/Month-
  Financing OptionsLease, Financing, Leasing Options, SubscriptionLease, Owner Financing, SubscriptionOwner Financing, Lease to ownSubscriptionSubscriptionFinancing, Leasing OptionsLease, Owner Financing, FinancingSubscriptionLease, FinancingSubscription
  User Range5-Unlimited4-100020-1000+10+unlimited40-50003-10005-7501-5010+ unlimited5-Unlimited
  Multi SiteYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
  Multi NationalyesYes, 60+ Countries YesYesYesYes40+ CountriesYesYes ( UK, CA, Caribbean)Yes
  ArchitectureSOA, .NETSOA, XML, Webservice SAAS, MultitenantSOASOA.NETSaaS Multitenant SOASOASaas, Multitenant
  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), MySQLMS SQL Server, ODBC Compliant, Cloud-Based (Saas)MS SQL Server, Cloud-Based (Saas), MS SQL Express, MS Access, Microsoft AzureMS SQL Server, Progress, Customized per Client, Cloud-Based (Saas), MS SQL Express, MS Access, Universally Compatible w/all Data Base Platforms, Quickbooks, SalesforceIBM DB2, Cloud-Based (Saas)Cloud-Based (Saas), MySQL
  Server OSLinux, Windows, Unix, .NETWindowsLinux, Windows, UnixMac OS, Windows, Unix, Novell NetwareCompatible w/all Operating SystemsWindowsMac OS, Windows, Compatible w/all Operating SystemsMac OS, Linux, Windows, UnixLinux, Windows, IBM Power SystemCompatible w/all Operating Systems
  Materials Management
   Inventory Control    Inventory Management    Inventory Control    Multi-location Inventory for Distributor    Complex MRO    Bar Coding        Material Management    Master Production Schedule (MPS)    Barcoding & Labeling  
   Vendor Managed Inventory    Lot Traceability        Advanced Shipping    Costing    Bill of Materials            Material Requirement Planning    Bill Of Materials  
   Wireless Warehouse Management System            Bin Management    Demand Forecasting    Data Collection                Dimensional Inventory Control  
               Order Promising    Inventory Replenishment    Inventory Control                Inventory Management  
               Real-Time Sustem    Project Budgeting    Inventory Management                Lot & Serial Traceability  
               Return Materials Authorization    Project Reporting    Materials & Inventory                Mobile Warehousing  
                   Scheduling and Resourcing    Materials Purchasing                MRP & Inventory Forecast  
                       Materials Solutions                Production Scheduling & Capacity Planning  
                       Physical Inventory                  
                       Wireless System                  
  Sales Order Management
   Packing Slip & Shipping Management    Document Flow Mgmt.    Purchasing Management    Automated Order Processing    Collaborative Solutions    Complete Order Management    Service Management    Estimating & Quoting    Order Processing    Automatic Order Processing  
   Quoting and Estimating    Ecommerce Shopping Cart    RF Warehousing    Automated Payments    Component Repair    Demand Management        Order Management    Work Order Processing    Configurable Manufacturing Modes  
   Sales Orders    Point Of Sale    Sales Monitoring    One Click Purchase Orders    Coordinate Projects    Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)                EDI / Ecommerce  
       Report Writer        Order Management    Customer Orders     Invoice Order History                Field Service & Projects  
       Return Mgmt        Procure-to-Pay Purchasing    Field Service    Order Enrty                Manufacturing Quoting  
       Sales Analysis        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
   Financial Overview    Budget Management    Business Intelligence    General Ledger, Payables & Receivables    Accounts Payable & Receivable    Accounting Application     Business Intelligence    Accounts Payable    Accounts Payable    Accounts Payable   
   General Ledger    Accounts Payable    Data Collection    Financial Summary    Budget Management    Accounts Payable    Financial Management    Accounts Receivable    Accounts Receivable    Accounts Receivable  
   Finanacial Reporting    Accounts Receivable    Financial Overview    Advanced Billing    Cash Flow    Accounts Receivable        General Ledger    Financial Highlights    Bank Reconcile & Credit Card Import  
   Accounts Payable    Activity Based Costing        Amortization Schedules    Consolidate Accounts    Business Intelligence        Multi-Currency    General Ledger    Configurable Costing Methods  
   Accounts Receivable    Tax Management        Multi-currency Transactions    Financial Summary    Business Intelligence Application        Payroll        Financial Reporting (Multi Site / Company)  
   Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)    Assests Register        Project Accounting    Fixed Assets    Cash Flow                General Accounting   
       Payroll        Revenue Recognition    General Ledger    Financial Management                General Ledger  
       Analytics            Sales Contract Mgmt.    Fixed Assets                Project Accounting  
                       General Ledger                Tax Management  
                       International Accounting                  
                       Multi-Currency Management                  
                       Payroll Management                  
  Production Management
   Bill of Manufacture (BOM)    Bill of Materials    Discrete Manufacturing    Advanced Multi-location Inventory    Asset Design    Advanced Production Scheduling    Project Management    Bill of Materials     Capacity Requirements Planning    Bill Of Materials  
   Engineering Change Order    Engineering Change Control    Process Manufacturing    Aseembly Management    Batch Process    Cost Breakdown Application        Document Management    Shop Floor Control    Configurable Manufacturing   
   Manufacturing & Production Reporting     Factory Documentation        Work Order Management    Configure / Make / Assemble    Engineer-to-Order        Engineering Change and Revision Control        Integrated QMS & ECO / ECR  
   MES    Cost Tracking            Constraint-Based Scheduling    Lean Manufacturing        Job Management        Mobile Shop Floor  
   Material & Capacity Requirements Planning    Planning and Scheduling            Engineer to Order    Management Solutions        Lean Production        Production & WIP Reporting  
   Production Overview    Projects and Contracts            Make to Project    Planning & Scheduling        Quality Assurance        Production Scheduling & Capacity Planning  
   Quality Management    Quality Mgmt            Multisite Planning    Production Configurator        Routing        Time Tracking, Job Costing, & Outsourcing  
   Real Time Monitoring    Quotations            Project Management    Project Management Application        Scheduling        Work Order Documents  
       Requirements Planning            Repetitive Manufacturing    Quality Control Application        Shop Floor Control          
       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
   Capable to Promise    EDI Solution        Supply Chain Overview    Distribution    Advanced Planning and Scheduling    Supply Chain Management    Purchasing    Inventory Management    Customer / Vendor Portals  
   Demand Planning    Freight Calculator            Equipment    Forecasting Trust        Shipping & Receiving         Lot & Serial Traceability  
   Materials Ordering    Inventory Forecasting            Equipment Effectiveness    Shipping & Receiving Management        Supplier Management        MRP / Kanban / Replenishment  
   Outsource Central     Shipping Mgmt            Preventive Maintenance    Supplier Relationship Management                 Production Scheduling & Capacity Planning  
                   Procurement    Supply Chain Manager                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    CRM Application    Sales & Marketing    Contact Management    Customer Relationship Management    Built-in CRM  
       CRM for Syspro        Job and Project Tracking    Customer Services    Customer & Prospect Management        Lead & Opportunity Management    Marketing Automation    Calendar Reminders / Follow-ups  
               Partner Relationship    Information Shring    Customer Relationship Management        Marketing Management    Remote Sales Force Automation    Custom Lead Pipelines   
               Sales Order Management    Mobility Features    Sales Forecasting                Customer & Contact Management  
               Self Service Customer Portal    Sales Configurator     Sales Opportunity & Marketing Management                 Customer Case Management  
               Website        Service Management                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     Simplified Label Printing    Human Resources    Business Intelligence    (EDI) Electronic Data Interchange    Application Programming Interface  
   Work Force Management    Espresso Mobile    Wholesale Distribution    Security    Business Analytics    Business Web            Distribution Management    Cetec ERP Application Programming Interface (API)  
                   Employee Self-Service    CAD Interface Application            e Business Applications    Custom Report Writer  
                   Expense Management     Crystal Reports            S2K Mobile    Custom Workflow & Alerting  
                   Human Resources    Data Conversion                Ecommerce, EDI, & Credit Card Processing  
                   Mobile Solutions    Document Control                Email Interfacing with Customers & Vendors  
                   Payroll, Time & Attendance    Document Control Application                Enterprise Document Management  
                   Recruitment, Training & Developemnt    Electronic Data Exchange                Pulse Report  
                       Global Application Builder                  
                       Key Performance Indicators Application                  
                       Messaging System Application                  
                       Mobile Wireless Application                  
                       Online System / Time and Attendance                  
                       Process Documentation & Training                  
                       RFID Technology Application                  
  Services Support
   IQMS EnterpriseIQ Training Programs     STARS        Customer Care    Implementation    FastRESPONSE    Support Options    Implementation        Cetec ERP Lite, Standard & Gold Levels  
   IQMS Professional Services and Consulting    Support        NetSuite Central    Support    Global Shop Solutions Consulting                Custom Development & Integration  
   IQMS Technical Support    Training and Education        Site Consultation    Training    Global Shop Solutions University                Data Migration  
   Software Updates and Maintenance Program                    Learning & Educational Services                Local / Resident Hosting  
                       Training Strategies                 On-Site Implementation Consulting  
                                       Project Discovery & Gap Analysis  
                                       Services User Training Programs  

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