Manufacturing ERP Software Comparison for the Lumber, Paper, and Wood Industries

Below you will find a comprehensive, independent comparison of top rated manufacturing ERP software systems for the Lumber, Paper, and Wood industries. Use the easy-to-navigate matrix  to compare pricing and compatibility data, as well as materials management, sales order management, financial management, production management, supply chain management, and customer relationship management and any other capabilities each vendor might provide. Click on the product links to dive deeper into product features or request a free demo to get more hands-on experience.

  General Data
  Product NameInfor CloudSuite Industrial (Syteline) Epicor ERPSYSPROMicrosoft Dynamics AXIFS Applications 8.0Microsoft Dynamics NAVNetSuite ERPGlobal Shop SolutionsS2K EnterpriseECi M1Cetec ERP
  Version9.00.1010.007.0AX 7 20168.02016Always Current2016.25.58.0Always Current
  Price Range$25K-500K$4K -500K$25K-500K onsite$20K-750K$300K-2M$8K-$250K$10K-100K$5K-500KPlease inquire-$10K-250K$40/User/Month-
  Financing OptionsLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownLease, Owner Financing, SubscriptionLease, Owner Financing, FinancingSubscriptionLease, Owner Financing, FinancingSubscriptionFinancing, Leasing OptionsLease, FinancingLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownSubscription
  User Range5-10001-2000+4-10005-2,25040-50005-75010+unlimited3-100010+ unlimited1-5005-Unlimited
  Multi SiteYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
  Multi NationalYesYesYes, 60+ Countries YesYes40+ CountriesYesYesYes ( UK, CA, Caribbean)AU, NZ,US,CA,UK.Yes
  ArchitectureSOASOASOA, XML, WebserviceSOA, .NET, CloudSOA.NETSAAS, MultitenantSOASOASOA, .NETSaas, Multitenant
  Database PlatformMS SQL Server, Cloud-Based (Saas)MS SQL Server, Cloud-Based (Saas), MAC OSMS SQL Server, Other, Cloud-Based (Saas), Universally Compatible w/all Data Base PlatformsMS SQL Server, Oracle, Cloud-Based (Saas), Microsoft AzureCloud-Based (Saas), MySQLMS SQL Server, Cloud-Based (Saas), MS SQL Express, MS Access, Microsoft AzureMS 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, ODBC Compliant, Cloud-Based (Saas)IBM DB2, Cloud-Based (Saas)MS SQL Server, IBM DB2, OtherCloud-Based (Saas), MySQL
  Server OSWindowsLinux, Windows, UnixWindowsWindowsCompatible w/all Operating SystemsMac OS, Windows, Compatible w/all Operating SystemsMac OS, Windows, Unix, Novell NetwareWindowsLinux, Windows, IBM Power SystemWindowsCompatible w/all Operating Systems
  Materials Management
   Material Management Summary    Advanced Material Mgmt.    Inventory Management    Inventory Controls    Complex MRO        Multi-location Inventory for Distributor    Bar Coding    Master Production Schedule (MPS)    Advanced Inventory Mgmt    Barcoding & Labeling  
   Plant Maintenance    Bar Coding    Lot Traceability    Manufacturing    Costing        Advanced Shipping    Bill of Materials    Material Requirement Planning    Inventory Management    Bill Of Materials  
       Handheld        Material Planning    Demand Forecasting        Bin Management    Data Collection        M1 Calculators    Dimensional Inventory Control  
       Material Handler Interface        Warehouse Management    Inventory Replenishment        Order Promising    Inventory Control            Inventory Management  
       Material Movement            Project Budgeting        Real-Time Sustem    Inventory Management            Lot & Serial Traceability  
       Prioritize Orders            Project Reporting        Return Materials Authorization    Materials & Inventory            Mobile Warehousing  
       Sales Order Allocation            Scheduling and Resourcing            Materials Purchasing            MRP & Inventory Forecast  
                               Materials Solutions            Production Scheduling & Capacity Planning  
                               Physical Inventory              
                               Wireless System              
  Sales Order Management
   Advanced Forcasting    Order Management    Document Flow Mgmt.    Sales & Marketing    Collaborative Solutions    Service Management    Automated Order Processing    Complete Order Management    Order Processing    Advanced Bill of Materials    Automatic Order Processing  
   Estimating / Quoting    Sales Management    Ecommerce Shopping Cart    Sales Management    Component Repair        Automated Payments    Demand Management    Work Order Processing    Estimating & Quote Mgmt.    Configurable Manufacturing Modes  
   Request for Quote    Demand Management    Point Of Sale        Coordinate Projects        One Click Purchase Orders    Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)        Lead Management    EDI / Ecommerce  
       Electronic Data Interchange    Report Writer        Customer Orders         Order Management    Invoice Order History        Project Mgmt    Field Service & Projects  
       Estimate / Quote Mgmt.    Return Mgmt        Field Service        Procure-to-Pay Purchasing    Order Enrty            Manufacturing Quoting  
       Storefront    Sales Analysis        Sales        Real Time Order Status    Quoting & Estimating            Packing, Shipping, & RMAs  
           Sales Orders        Sales Quotes        Self-Service Vendor Center    Return Merchandise Authorization            Sales Reporting & Analysis  
                           Shipping Integration    Sales & Service Management            Workflow & Routing  
                           Streamlined Receiving    Sales Application              
                               Shipping Logistics              
  Financial Management
   Financial Management    General Ledger    Budget Management    AP / AR    Accounts Payable & Receivable    Business Intelligence    General Ledger, Payables & Receivables    Accounting Application     Accounts Payable    General Ledger    Accounts Payable   
       Accounts Payable    Accounts Payable    Financial Management Overview    Budget Management    Financial Management    Financial Summary    Accounts Payable    Accounts Receivable    Accounts Payable    Accounts Receivable  
       Accounts Receivable    Accounts Receivable    Fixed Assets    Cash Flow        Advanced Billing    Accounts Receivable    Financial Highlights    Accounts Receivable    Bank Reconcile & Credit Card Import  
       Multi-Cureancy / Company    Activity Based Costing    General Ledger    Consolidate Accounts        Amortization Schedules    Business Intelligence    General Ledger    Multi-Currency    Configurable Costing Methods  
       Financial Mgmt Overview    Tax Management    International Capabilities    Financial Summary        Multi-currency Transactions    Business Intelligence Application        Payroll    Financial Reporting (Multi Site / Company)  
       Tax Connect    Assests Register    Project Accounting    Fixed Assets        Project Accounting    Cash Flow            General Accounting   
       Cash / Asset Mgmt    Payroll        General Ledger        Revenue Recognition    Financial Management            General Ledger  
       Global Engines    Analytics        Sales Contract Mgmt.            Fixed Assets            Project Accounting  
                               General Ledger            Tax Management  
                               International Accounting              
                               Multi-Currency Management              
                               Payroll Management              
  Production Management
   Engineering    Production Mgmt     Bill of Materials    Bill of Materials    Asset Design    Project Management    Advanced Multi-location Inventory    Advanced Production Scheduling    Capacity Requirements Planning    Job Management    Bill Of Materials  
   Planning & Scheduling    Advanced Production    Engineering Change Control    Key Production Features    Batch Process        Aseembly Management    Cost Breakdown Application    Shop Floor Control    M1 SFE Shop floor Entry    Configurable Manufacturing   
   Production Management    Advanced Quality Mgmt    Factory Documentation    Product Builder    Configure / Make / Assemble        Work Order Management    Engineer-to-Order        Order Managent    Integrated QMS & ECO / ECR  
   Project Control    Job Management    Cost Tracking        Constraint-Based Scheduling            Lean Manufacturing        Product Configurator    Mobile Shop Floor  
   Shop Floor Data    Lean Manufacturing    Planning and Scheduling        Engineer to Order            Management Solutions        Quality / Warranty    Production & WIP Reporting  
   Workflow    Manufacturing Execution Systm.    Projects and Contracts        Make to Project            Planning & Scheduling        Scheduling    Production Scheduling & Capacity Planning  
       Planning & Scheduling    Quality Mgmt        Multisite Planning            Production Configurator            Time Tracking, Job Costing, & Outsourcing  
       Planning and Scheduling    Quotations        Project Management            Project Management Application            Work Order Documents  
       Product Data Management    Requirements Planning        Repetitive Manufacturing            Quality Control Application              
           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
   Shipping / Receiving    Supply Chain Mgmt.    EDI Solution    Key Supply Chain Features    Distribution    Supply Chain Management    Supply Chain Overview    Advanced Planning and Scheduling    Inventory Management    Purchasing Mgmt.    Customer / Vendor Portals  
       Inventory Management    Freight Calculator        Equipment            Forecasting Trust        Purchasing RFQ    Lot & Serial Traceability  
       Purchase Management    Inventory Forecasting        Equipment Effectiveness            Shipping & Receiving Management        Shipping Mgmt.    MRP / Kanban / Replenishment  
       Shipping & Receiving    Shipping Mgmt        Preventive Maintenance            Supplier Relationship Management             Production Scheduling & Capacity Planning  
       Sourcing            Procurement            Supply Chain Manager            Receiving / Picking / Packing / Shipping  
       Supplier Relationship Mgmt.            Supply Chain                        Requisitions & Purchase Orders  
       Warehouse Management            Warehousing                        Supply Chain Management  
                                           Supply / Demand Forecasting  
  Customer Relationship Management
   Customer Relations Management    Customer Relations Overview    Contact Management    Marketing Automation    CRM Features    Sales & Marketing    Incentive Management    CRM Application    Customer Relationship Management    Call Management    Built-in CRM  
   Field Service Management    Campaign Connect    CRM for Syspro    Sales Force Automation    Customer Services        Job and Project Tracking    Customer & Prospect Management    Marketing Automation    Contact Manager    Calendar Reminders / Follow-ups  
       Case Management            Information Shring        Partner Relationship    Customer Relationship Management    Remote Sales Force Automation        Custom Lead Pipelines   
       Customer Relationship Management            Mobility Features        Sales Order Management    Sales Forecasting            Customer & Contact Management  
       Information Worker            Sales Configurator         Self Service Customer Portal    Sales Opportunity & Marketing Management             Customer Case Management  
       Lead / Opportunity Mgmt                    Website    Service Management            Integrated CRM  
       Mobile Connect                                    Last Touch Reporting  
       Service Management                                    Mobile Access & Field Service  
                                           Sales Management & Quote Tracking  
  Additional Capabilities
   Human Resources    Cloud Deployment    Document Mgmt    Alert System    B2B Contracting    Human Resources    Real Time Dashboards     Simplified Label Printing    (EDI) Electronic Data Interchange    Document Mgmt    Application Programming Interface  
   Internationalization    Compliance Overview    Espresso Mobile    Business Intelligence and Reporting    Business Analytics        Security    Business Web    Distribution Management    Human Resources    Cetec ERP Application Programming Interface (API)  
   Intuitive User Interface    Composite Applications        Compliance Management    Employee Self-Service            CAD Interface Application    e Business Applications    M1 WebGear Interface    Custom Report Writer  
   Multi-Site, Multi-Plant    Composite Applications        Human Resource Management    Expense Management             Crystal Reports    S2K Mobile    System Security    Custom Workflow & Alerting  
   Quality Control (Supplier)    Document Mgmt        Service Managment    Human Resources            Data Conversion        Unlimited View    Ecommerce, EDI, & Credit Card Processing  
   Report & Analysis    Enterprise Content Mgmt            Mobile Solutions            Document Control            Email Interfacing with Customers & Vendors  
   Sytline Data Collection    Enterprise Performance Mgmt            Payroll, Time & Attendance            Document Control Application            Enterprise Document Management  
       Epicor Everywhere FrameworkEpicor Everywhere Frame            Recruitment, Training & Developemnt            Electronic Data Exchange            Pulse Report  
       Global Business Mgmt                        Global Application Builder              
       Human Capital Mgmt.                        Key Performance Indicators Application              
       ICE Business Architecture                        Messaging System Application              
       Mobile                        Mobile Wireless Application              
       Product Data Mgmt                        Online System / Time and Attendance              
       Service Mgmt. Overview                        Process Documentation & Training              
       Social Enterprise                        RFID Technology Application              
       Subscription Services                                      
       Web 2.0                                      
  Services Support
       Business Process Outsourcing    STARS    Support Options    Implementation    Support Options    Customer Care    FastRESPONSE        Services & Support    Cetec ERP Lite, Standard & Gold Levels  
       Epicor Consulting    Support        Support        NetSuite Central    Global Shop Solutions Consulting            Custom Development & Integration  
       Hosting Services    Training and Education        Training        Site Consultation    Global Shop Solutions University            Data Migration  
       Learning & Educational Services                        Learning & Educational Services            Local / Resident Hosting  
       Managed Services                        Training Strategies             On-Site Implementation Consulting  
       Professional Services                                    Project Discovery & Gap Analysis  
       Subscription Services                                    Services User Training Programs  

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