Discrete Manufacturing ERP Software Comparison for the Metal Fabrication Industry, MS SQL Server

A comprehensive independent review of Discrete Manufacturing  ERP software for the Metal Fabrication Industry on MS SQL Server 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 NameEnterpriseIQSYSPROEpicor ERPSage ERP X3NetSuite ERPE2 Shop SystemGlobal Shop SolutionsECi M1Infor CloudSuite Industrial (Syteline) SAP Business OneMAX ERP
  Version2015.17.010.007Always Current7.22015.
  Price Range$50K- $2M$40K-500K onsite$4K -500K$2600/ user-$10K-100K$5K-200K$5K-500K$10K-250K$25K-500K$25K -$250K$5K -35K
  Financing OptionsLease, Financing, Leasing Options, SubscriptionLease, Owner FinancingLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownOwner Financing, Lease to ownSubscriptionFinancing, Leasing OptionsFinancing, Leasing OptionsLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownLease, Financing
  User Range5-Unlimited4-10001-2000+20-1000+10+unlimited1-3003-10001-5005-100025-10005-150+
  Multi SiteYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
  Multi NationalyesYes, 60+ Countries YesYesYesYesYesAU, NZ,US,CA,UK.YesYesYes
  ArchitectureSOA, .NETSOA, XML, WebserviceSOA SAAS, MultitenantClient/ServerSOASOA, .NETSOASOA.NET
  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, Cloud-Based (Saas)MS 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, MS SQL ExpressMS SQL Server, ODBC CompliantMS SQL Server, IBM DB2, OtherMS SQL Server, Cloud-Based (Saas)MS SQL Server, Progress, IBM DB2, Other, Oracle, Proprietary`MS SQL Server, Quickbooks
  Server OSLinux, Windows, Unix, .NETWindowsLinux, Windows, UnixLinux, Windows, UnixMac OS, Windows, Unix, Novell NetwareWindowsWindowsWindowsWindowsMac OS, Linux, Windows, Unix, Novell NetwareWindows
  Materials Management
   Inventory Control    Inventory Management    Advanced Material Mgmt.    Inventory Control    Multi-location Inventory for Distributor    Data Collection    Bar Coding    Advanced Inventory Mgmt    Material Management Summary    Inventory Management    Inventory Control  
   Vendor Managed Inventory    Lot Traceability    Bar Coding        Advanced Shipping    Bar Coding    Bill of Materials    Inventory Management    Plant Maintenance        Lot and Serial Tracking  
   Wireless Warehouse Management System        Handheld        Bin Management    Bill Of Materials    Data Collection    M1 Calculators            Master Scheduling  
           Material Handler Interface        Order Promising    Handheld / Pocketview    Inventory Control                Material Requirement Planning  
           Material Movement        Real-Time Sustem    Inventory Control    Inventory Management                Repetitive Manufacturing  
           Prioritize Orders        Return Materials Authorization    Inventory Management    Materials Purchasing                  
           Sales Order Allocation            Lot and Serial Control    Materials Solutions                  
                       Material Management     Physical Inventory                  
                           Wireless System                  
  Sales Order Management
   Packing Slip & Shipping Management    Document Flow Mgmt.    Order Management    Purchasing Management    Automated Order Processing    Order Entry    Complete Order Management    Advanced Bill of Materials    Advanced Forcasting    Sales & Promotions    Advanced Forecast  
   Quoting and Estimating    Ecommerce Shopping Cart    Sales Mgmt. Overview    RF Warehousing    Automated Payments    Quoting / Estimating    Demand Management    Estimating & Quote Mgmt.    Estimating / Quoting        Quoting and Estimating  
   Sales Orders    Point Of Sale    Demand Management    Sales Monitoring    One Click Purchase Orders    Vender Returns    Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)    Lead Management    Request for Quote        Sales Order and Processing  
       Report Writer    Electronic Data Interchange        Order Management        Invoice Order History    Project Mgmt              
       Return Mgmt    Estimate / Quote Mgmt.        Procure-to-Pay Purchasing        Order Enrty                  
       Sales Analysis    Storefront        Real Time Order Status        Quoting & Estimating                  
       Sales Orders            Self-Service Vendor Center        Return Merchandise Authorization                  
                   Shipping Integration        Sales & Service Management                  
                   Streamlined Receiving        Shipping Logistics                  
  Financial Management
   Financial Overview    Budget Management    General Ledger    Business Intelligence    General Ledger, Payables & Receivables    Accounts Payable    Accounts Payable    General Ledger    Financial Management    Financial Reporting    Fixed Asset Management  
   General Ledger    Accounts Payable    Accounts Payable    Data Collection    Financial Summary    Accounts Receivable    Accounts Receivable    Accounts Payable        Accounting Overview    General Ledger  
   Finanacial Reporting    Accounts Receivable    Accounts Receivable    Financial Overview    Advanced Billing    Budgeting / Cashflow    Business Intelligence    Accounts Receivable        Banking & Reconciliation    Lean Tools / Lean Vouchering  
   Accounts Payable    Activity Based Costing    Multi-Cureancy / Company        Amortization Schedules    Executive Overview    Cash Flow    Multi-Currency        Cost Accounting    Multi-Currency  
   Accounts Receivable    Tax Management    Financial Mgmt Overview        Multi-currency Transactions    General Ledger    Financial Management    Payroll            Multiple Cost Sets  
   Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)    Assests Register    Tax Connect        Project Accounting    Payroll    Fixed Assets                Payables Management  
       Payroll    Cash / Asset Mgmt        Revenue Recognition    QuickBooks    General Ledger                Receivables Management  
       Analytics    Global Engines                International Accounting                Human Resources  
                           Multi-Currency Management                  
                           Payroll Management                  
  Production Management
   Bill of Manufacture (BOM)    Bill of Materials    Production Mgmt Overview    Discrete Manufacturing    Advanced Multi-location Inventory    Advanced Scheduling    Advanced Production Scheduling    Job Management    Engineering        Lean Tools / Consolidated Planning  
   Engineering Change Order    Engineering Change Control    Advanced Production    Process Manufacturing    Aseembly Management    Job Management    Engineer-to-Order    M1 SFE Shop floor Entry    Planning & Scheduling        Engineering Change Order  
   Manufacturing & Production Reporting     Factory Documentation    Advanced Quality Mgmt        Work Order Management    Order Costing     Lean Manufacturing    Order Managent    Production Management        Labor Tracking  
   MES    Cost Tracking    Job Management            Quality Management    Management Solutions    Product Configurator    Project Control        Lean Capabilities  
   Material & Capacity Requirements Planning    Planning and Scheduling    Lean Manufacturing            Rapid Documentation    Production Configurator    Quality / Warranty    Shop Floor Data        Lean Tools / Labor Tracking  
   Production Overview    Projects and Contracts    Manufacturing Execution Systm.            Shipping    Project Management    Scheduling    Workflow        MAX Visual Shop Scheduler  
   Quality Management    Quality Mgmt    Planning & Scheduling            Shop Floor Control    Quality Control                Shop Floor Control  
   Real Time Monitoring    Quotations                    Quality Tracking                Subcontract Processing  
       Requirements Planning                    Shop Floor Control                  
       Shop Clock                                      
  Supply Chain Management
   Capable to Promise    EDI Solution    Supply Chain Mgmt Overview        Supply Chain Overview    Advanced Scheduling    Advanced Planning and Scheduling    Purchasing Mgmt.    Shipping / Receiving        Bar Coding  
   Demand Planning    Freight Calculator    Inventory Management            Demand Forecasting    Forecasting Trust    Purchasing RFQ            Backflush by Operation  
   Materials Ordering    Inventory Forecasting    Purchase Management            Executive Overview    Shipping & Receiving Management    Shipping Mgmt.            Purchasing Control  
   Outsource Central     Shipping Mgmt    Shipping & Receiving            Inventory Management    Supplier Relationship Management                 Subcontract Processing  
           Sourcing            Purchasing / Receiving    Supply Chain Manager                Supplier Kanban  
           Supplier Relationship Mgmt.                                  
           Warehouse Management                                  
  Customer Relationship Management
   Customer Relationship Management (CRM)    Contact Management    Customer Relations Overview    CRM    Incentive Management    CRM    Customer & Prospect Management    Call Management    Customer Relations Management    CRM Overview    Customer Service Portal  
       CRM for Syspro    Campaign Connect        Job and Project Tracking    Sales Forecasting    Customer Relationship Management    Contact Manager    Field Service Management    Customer Management      
           Case Management        Partner Relationship    WebView    Sales Forecasting                  
           Informatin Worker        Sales Order Management        Sales Opportunity & Marketing Management                   
           Lead / Opportunity Mgmt        Self Service Customer Portal        Service Management                  
           Mobile Connect        Website                          
           Service Management                                  
  Additional Capabilities
   Payroll Processing    Document Mgmt    Compliance Overview    Multi-Channel Retail and Direct Marketing    Real Time Dashboards    Time and Attendance    Business Web    Document Mgmt    Human Resources    E-Commerce    Exact Synergy  
   Work Force Management    Espresso Mobile    Composite Applications    Wholesale Distribution    Security    Crystal Reports    Crystal Reports    Human Resources    Internationalization        Exact Event Manager  
           Enterprise Performance Mgmt            Data Conversions    Data Conversion    M1 WebGear Interface    Intuitive User Interface          
           Epicor Everywhere FrameworkEpicor Everywhere Frame            Document Control    Document Control    System Security    Multi-Site, Multi-Plant          
           Global Business Mgmt            QuickView    Global Application Builder    Unlimited View    Quality Control (Supplier)          
           Human Capital Mgmt Overview                Online System / Time and Attendance        Report & Analysis          
           Product Data Mgmt                        Sytline Data Collection          
           Service Mgmt. Overview                                  
           Social Enterprise                                  
           Web 2.0                                  
  Services Support
   IQMS EnterpriseIQ Training Programs     STARS    Business Process Outsourcing        Customer Care    Account Manager    FastRESPONSE    Services & Support        e-Learning    Training and Education  
   IQMS Professional Services and Consulting    Support    Hosting Services        NetSuite Central    Classroom Training    Global Shop Solutions Consulting                Customer Support  
   IQMS Technical Support    Training and Education    Learning & Educational Services        Site Consultation    E-Learning    Global Shop Solutions University                Consultation Services  
   Software Updates and Maintenance Program        Managed Services            Onsite and ISO Consulting    Learning & Educational Services                  
           Professional Services            Phone Support    Training Strategies                   
           Subscription Services                                  


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