ERP Software Comparison for the Metal Fabrication Industry on MS SQL Server

A comprehensive independent review and ERP Software comparison for the Metal Fabrication Industry with MS SQL Server. 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 NameEpicor ERPEnterpriseIQSYSPROSage ERP X3NetSuite ERPE2 Shop SystemGlobal Shop SolutionsECi M1Infor CloudSuite Industrial (Syteline) SAP Business OneJobBOSS Shop Management SolutionMIE Trak ProPriority Software ERP
  Version10.0015.27.07Always Current7.22016.
  Price Range$4K -500K$50K- $2M$25K-500K onsite$2600/ user-$10K-100K$5K-200K$5K-500K$10K-250K$25K-500K$25K -$250K$299-$200K$ 5K-$ 500K$1,400-$3,000/license
  Financing OptionsLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownLease, Financing, Leasing Options, SubscriptionLease, Owner Financing, SubscriptionOwner Financing, Lease to ownSubscriptionFinancing, Leasing OptionsFinancing, Leasing OptionsLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownFinancingFinancing, Leasing OptionsSubscription, Licensed
  User Range1-2000+5-Unlimited4-100020-1000+10+unlimited1-3003-10001-5005-100025-10001-1005-5005-1,000
  Multi SiteYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
  Multi NationalYesyesYes, 60+ Countries YesYesYesYesAU, NZ,US,CA,UK.YesYesNoYesYes
  ArchitectureSOASOA, .NETSOA, XML, Webservice SAAS, MultitenantClient/ServerSOASOA, .NETSOASOAClient/Server or CloClient-Server, RDS CAll current Windows
  Database PlatformMS SQL Server, Cloud-Based (Saas), MAC OSMS 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 CloudMS SQL Server, MS SQL ExpressMS SQL Server, ODBC Compliant, Cloud-Based (Saas)MS SQL Server, IBM DB2, OtherMS SQL Server, Cloud-Based (Saas)MS SQL Server, Progress, IBM DB2, Other, Oracle, Proprietary`MS SQL Server, Cloud-Based (Saas), MS SQL ExpressMS SQL Server, Amazon Web services (Cloud)MS SQL Server, Oracle, MS SQL Express
  Server OSLinux, Windows, UnixLinux, Windows, Unix, .NETWindowsLinux, Windows, UnixMac OS, Windows, Unix, Novell NetwareWindowsWindowsWindowsWindowsMac OS, Linux, Windows, Unix, Novell NetwareMac OS, WindowsWindowsLinux, Windows, Unix
  Materials Management
   Advanced Material Mgmt.    Inventory Control    Inventory Management    Inventory Control    Multi-location Inventory for Distributor    Data Collection    Bar Coding    Advanced Inventory Mgmt    Material Management Summary    Inventory Management    Lot and Serial Control    Materials Management Modules    Materials Management Overview  
   Bar Coding    Vendor Managed Inventory    Lot Traceability        Advanced Shipping    Bar Coding    Bill of Materials    Inventory Management    Plant Maintenance        Material Control        Mobile Devices, Barcode & RFID  
   Handheld    Wireless Warehouse Management System            Bin Management    Bill Of Materials    Data Collection    M1 Calculators                    Picking and Shipping  
   Material Handler Interface                Order Promising    Handheld / Pocketview    Inventory Control                        Receiving & Put-Away  
   Material Movement                Real-Time Sustem    Inventory Control    Inventory Management                        Replenishment  
   Prioritize Orders                Return Materials Authorization    Inventory Management    Materials & Inventory                        Traceability  
   Sales Order Allocation                    Lot and Serial Control    Materials Purchasing                          
                       Material Management     Materials Solutions                          
                           Physical Inventory                          
                           Wireless System                          
  Sales Order Management
   Order Management    Packing Slip & Shipping Management    Document Flow Mgmt.    Purchasing Management    Automated Order Processing    Order Entry    Complete Order Management    Advanced Bill of Materials    Advanced Forcasting    Sales & Promotions    Job Entry    Sales and Order Management Modules    Orders  
   Sales Management    Quoting and Estimating    Ecommerce Shopping Cart    RF Warehousing    Automated Payments    Quoting / Estimating    Demand Management    Estimating & Quote Mgmt.    Estimating / Quoting        Sales Order Processing        Price Quotes  
   Demand Management    Sales Orders    Point Of Sale    Sales Monitoring    One Click Purchase Orders    Vender Returns    Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)    Lead Management    Request for Quote                Tasks  
   Electronic Data Interchange        Report Writer        Order Management        Invoice Order History    Project Mgmt                      
   Estimate / Quote Mgmt.        Return Mgmt        Procure-to-Pay Purchasing        Order Enrty                          
   Storefront        Sales Analysis        Real Time Order Status        Quoting & Estimating                          
           Sales Orders        Self-Service Vendor Center        Return Merchandise Authorization                          
                   Shipping Integration        Sales & Service Management                          
                   Streamlined Receiving        Sales Application                          
                           Shipping Logistics                          
  Financial Management
   General Ledger    Financial Overview    Budget Management    Business Intelligence    General Ledger, Payables & Receivables    Accounts Payable    Accounting Application     General Ledger    Financial Management    Financial Reporting    Accounts Payable    Financial Management Modules    Billing  
   Accounts Payable    General Ledger    Accounts Payable    Data Collection    Financial Summary    Accounts Receivable    Accounts Payable    Accounts Payable        Accounting and Financials Overview    Accounts Receivable        Budget Control  
   Accounts Receivable    Finanacial Reporting    Accounts Receivable    Financial Overview    Advanced Billing    Budgeting / Cashflow    Accounts Receivable    Accounts Receivable        Banking & Reconciliation    General Ledger        Cash Management  
   Multi-Cureancy / Company    Accounts Payable    Activity Based Costing        Amortization Schedules    Executive Overview    Business Intelligence    Multi-Currency        Cost Accounting    Payroll        Cost Control  
   Financial Mgmt Overview    Accounts Receivable    Tax Management        Multi-currency Transactions    General Ledger    Business Intelligence Application    Payroll                    Financial Management Overview  
   Tax Connect    Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)    Assests Register        Project Accounting    Payroll    Cash Flow                        Financial Statement Generator  
   Cash / Asset Mgmt        Payroll        Revenue Recognition    QuickBooks    Financial Management                        Fixed Assets  
   Global Engines        Analytics                Fixed Assets                        Regulatory Compliance  
                           General Ledger                          
                           International Accounting                          
                           Multi-Currency Management                          
                           Payroll Management                          
  Production Management
   Production Mgmt     Bill of Manufacture (BOM)    Bill of Materials    Discrete Manufacturing    Advanced Multi-location Inventory    Advanced Scheduling    Advanced Production Scheduling    Job Management    Engineering        Quality Management    Production Management Modules    Production Management Overview  
   Advanced Production    Engineering Change Order    Engineering Change Control    Process Manufacturing    Aseembly Management    Job Management    Cost Breakdown Application    M1 SFE Shop floor Entry    Planning & Scheduling        Shop Floor Control          
   Advanced Quality Mgmt    Manufacturing & Production Reporting     Factory Documentation        Work Order Management    Order Costing     Engineer-to-Order    Order Managent    Production Management                  
   Job Management    MES    Cost Tracking            Quality Management    Lean Manufacturing    Product Configurator    Project Control                  
   Lean Manufacturing    Material & Capacity Requirements Planning    Planning and Scheduling            Rapid Documentation    Management Solutions    Quality / Warranty    Shop Floor Data                  
   Manufacturing Execution Systm.    Production Overview    Projects and Contracts            Shipping    Planning & Scheduling    Scheduling    Workflow                  
   Planning & Scheduling    Quality Management    Quality Mgmt            Shop Floor Control    Production Configurator                          
   Planning and Scheduling    Real Time Monitoring    Quotations                Project Management Application                          
   Product Data Management        Requirements Planning                Quality Control Application                          
           Shop Clock                Quality Tracking                          
                           Shop Floor Control                          
                           Shop Floor Data Collection Application                          
                           Shop Management                          
                           Software Preventative Maintenance Application                          
                           TrueView Data Display Application                          
  Supply Chain Management
   Supply Chain Mgmt.    Capable to Promise    EDI Solution        Supply Chain Overview    Advanced Scheduling    Advanced Planning and Scheduling    Purchasing Mgmt.    Shipping / Receiving        ShopView    Supply Chain Management Modules      
   Inventory Management    Demand Planning    Freight Calculator            Demand Forecasting    Forecasting Trust    Purchasing RFQ                      
   Purchase Management    Materials Ordering    Inventory Forecasting            Executive Overview    Shipping & Receiving Management    Shipping Mgmt.                      
   Shipping & Receiving    Outsource Central     Shipping Mgmt            Inventory Management    Supplier Relationship Management                           
   Sourcing                    Purchasing / Receiving    Supply Chain Manager                          
   Supplier Relationship Mgmt.                                                  
   Warehouse Management                                                  
  Customer Relationship Management
   Customer Relations Overview    Customer Relationship Management (CRM)    Contact Management    CRM    Incentive Management    CRM    CRM Application    Call Management    Customer Relations Management    CRM Overview    Customer Relationship Management    CRM Modules    CRM Overview  
   Campaign Connect        CRM for Syspro        Job and Project Tracking    Sales Forecasting    Customer & Prospect Management    Contact Manager    Field Service Management    Customer Data Management               
   Case Management                Partner Relationship    WebView    Customer Relationship Management                          
   Customer Relationship Management                Sales Order Management        Sales Forecasting                          
   Information Worker                Self Service Customer Portal        Sales Opportunity & Marketing Management                           
   Lead / Opportunity Mgmt                Website        Service Management                          
   Mobile Connect                                                  
   Service Management                                                  
  Additional Capabilities
   Cloud Deployment    Payroll Processing    Document Mgmt    Multi-Channel Retail and Direct Marketing    Real Time Dashboards    Time and Attendance     Simplified Label Printing    Document Mgmt    Human Resources    E-Commerce    Automated Workflow    Additional Modules    Mobile Solutions  
   Compliance Overview    Work Force Management    Espresso Mobile    Wholesale Distribution    Security    Crystal Reports    Business Web    Human Resources    Internationalization                  
   Composite Applications                    Data Conversions    CAD Interface Application    M1 WebGear Interface    Intuitive User Interface                  
   Composite Applications                    Document Control    Crystal Reports    System Security    Multi-Site, Multi-Plant                  
   Document Mgmt                    QuickView    Data Conversion    Unlimited View    Quality Control (Supplier)                  
   Enterprise Content Mgmt                        Document Control        Report & Analysis                  
   Enterprise Performance Mgmt                        Document Control Application        Sytline Data Collection                  
   Epicor Everywhere FrameworkEpicor Everywhere Frame                        Electronic Data Exchange                          
   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    IQMS EnterpriseIQ Training Programs     STARS        Customer Care    Account Manager    FastRESPONSE    Services & Support        E-Learning    Customer Portal    Service & Support Modules    Customer Service & Support Overview  
   Epicor Consulting    IQMS Professional Services and Consulting    Support        NetSuite Central    Classroom Training    Global Shop Solutions Consulting                Customization           
   Hosting Services    IQMS Technical Support    Training and Education        Site Consultation    E-Learning    Global Shop Solutions University                Training and Education          
   Learning & Educational Services    Software Updates and Maintenance Program                Onsite and ISO Consulting    Learning & Educational Services                          
   Managed Services                    Phone Support    Training Strategies                           
   Professional Services                                                  
   Subscription Services                                                  

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