Independent Review of Industrial Distribution ERP Software for Lumber/Paper Industry. Free Demos.

Below you will find a comprehensive independent review and comparison of Industrial Distribution ERP software for the Lumber/Paper Industry. We provide 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 NameSYSPRONetSuite ERPIFS Applications 8.0Microsoft Dynamics AX
  Version7.0Always Current8.0AX 7 2016
  Price Range$40K-500K onsite$10K-100K$300K-2M$20K-750K
  Financing OptionsLease, Owner FinancingSubscriptionLease, Owner FinancingLease, Owner Financing, Financing
  User Range4-100010+unlimited40-50005-2,250
  Multi SiteYesYesYesYes
  Multi NationalYes, 60+ Countries YesYesYes
  ArchitectureSOA, XML, WebserviceSAAS, MultitenantSOASOA, .NET, Cloud
  Database PlatformMS SQL Server, Other, Cloud-Based (Saas), Universally Compatible w/all Data Base PlatformsMS 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 CloudOracle, Cloud-Based (Saas)MS SQL Server, Oracle, Cloud-Based (Saas), Microsoft Azure
  Server OSWindowsMac OS, Windows, Unix, Novell NetwareLinux, Windows, Solaris, AIX, HP-UXWindows
  Materials Management
   Inventory Management    Multi-location Inventory for Distributor    Complex MRO    Inventory Controls  
   Lot Traceability    Advanced Shipping    Costing    Manufacturing  
       Bin Management    Demand Forecasting    Material Planning  
       Order Promising    Inventory Replenishment    Warehouse Management  
       Real-Time Sustem    Project Budgeting      
       Return Materials Authorization    Project Reporting      
           Scheduling and Resourcing      
  Sales Order Management
   Document Flow Mgmt.    Automated Order Processing    Collaborative Solutions    Sales & Marketing  
   Ecommerce Shopping Cart    Automated Payments    Component Repair    Sales Management  
   Point Of Sale    One Click Purchase Orders    Coordinate Projects      
   Report Writer    Order Management    Customer Orders       
   Return Mgmt    Procure-to-Pay Purchasing    Field Service      
   Sales Analysis    Real Time Order Status    Sales      
   Sales Orders    Self-Service Vendor Center    Sales Quotes      
       Shipping Integration          
       Streamlined Receiving          
  Financial Management
   Budget Management    General Ledger, Payables & Receivables    Accounts Payable & Receivable    AP / AR  
   Accounts Payable    Financial Summary    Budget Management    Financial Management Overview  
   Accounts Receivable    Advanced Billing    Cash Flow    Fixed Assets  
   Activity Based Costing    Amortization Schedules    Consolidate Accounts    General Ledger  
   Tax Management    Multi-currency Transactions    Financial Summary    International Capabilities  
   Assests Register    Project Accounting    Fixed Assets    Project Accounting  
   Payroll    Revenue Recognition    General Ledger      
   Analytics        Sales Contract Mgmt.      
  Production Management
   Bill of Materials    Advanced Multi-location Inventory    Asset Design    Bill of Materials  
   Engineering Change Control    Aseembly Management    Batch Process    Key Production Features  
   Factory Documentation    Work Order Management    Configure / Make / Assemble    Product Builder  
   Cost Tracking        Constraint-Based Scheduling      
   Planning and Scheduling        Engineer to Order      
   Projects and Contracts        Make to Project      
   Quality Mgmt        Multisite Planning      
   Quotations        Project Management      
   Requirements Planning        Repetitive Manufacturing      
   Shop Clock        Shop Floor Reporting      
           Shop Order      
           Sub-Contract Management      
  Supply Chain Management
   EDI Solution    Supply Chain Overview    Distribution    Key Supply Chain Features  
   Freight Calculator        Equipment      
   Inventory Forecasting        Equipment Effectiveness      
   Shipping Mgmt        Preventive Maintenance      
           Supply Chain      
  Customer Relationship Management
   Contact Management    Incentive Management    CRM Features    Marketing Automation  
   CRM for Syspro    Job and Project Tracking    Customer Services    Sales Force Automation  
       Partner Relationship    Information Shring      
       Sales Order Management    Mobility Features      
       Self Service Customer Portal    Sales Configurator       
  Additional Capabilities
   Document Mgmt    Real Time Dashboards    B2B Contracting    Alert System  
   Espresso Mobile    Security    Business Analytics    Business Intelligence and Reporting  
           Employee Self-Service    Compliance Management  
           Expense Management     Human Resource Management  
           Human Resources    Service Managment  
           Mobile Solutions      
           Payroll, Time & Attendance      
           Recruitment, Training & Developemnt      
  Services Support
   STARS    Customer Care    Implementation    Support Options  
   Support    NetSuite Central    Support      
   Training and Education    Site Consultation    Training      

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