ERP Software Review, Metal Fabrication Industry, Process Manufacturing, Cloud-Based (SaaS) platform

A comprehensive independent review and ERP Software comparison for the Metal Fabrication Industry with Process Manufacturing on the Could-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 NamePlex Manufacturing CloudEnterpriseIQSYSPROSage ERP X3S2K Enterprise
  VersionAlways Current15.27.075.5
  Price Range$5K + per month-$50K- $2M$25K-500K onsite$2600/ user-Please inquire-
  Financing OptionsSubscriptionLease, Financing, Leasing Options, SubscriptionLease, Owner Financing, SubscriptionOwner Financing, Lease to ownLease, Financing
  User Range20-1000+5-Unlimited4-100020-1000+10+ unlimited
  Multi SiteYesYesYesYesYes
  Multi NationalYesyesYes, 60+ Countries YesYes ( UK, CA, Caribbean)
  ArchitectureSaaS Multitenant SOASOA, .NETSOA, XML, Webservice SOA
  Database PlatformCloud-Based (Saas), Universally Compatible w/all Data Base PlatformsMS 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)IBM DB2, Cloud-Based (Saas)
  Server OSCompatible w/all Operating SystemsLinux, Windows, Unix, .NETWindowsLinux, Windows, UnixLinux, Windows, IBM Power System
  Materials Management
   Inventory Summary    Inventory Control    Inventory Management    Inventory Control    Master Production Schedule (MPS)  
   Inventory Tracking    Vendor Managed Inventory    Lot Traceability        Material Requirement Planning  
   Bill of Materials    Wireless Warehouse Management System              
   Bar Coding                  
   Job Tracking System                  
   Material Requirements Planning                  
  Sales Order Management
   Commission Tracking    Packing Slip & Shipping Management    Document Flow Mgmt.    Purchasing Management    Order Processing  
   Competitor Intelligence Database    Quoting and Estimating    Ecommerce Shopping Cart    RF Warehousing    Work Order Processing  
   Customer Orders    Sales Orders    Point Of Sale    Sales Monitoring      
   E D I        Report Writer          
   Order Entry & Tracking        Return Mgmt          
   Quote Tracking        Sales Analysis          
   Sales Order        Sales Orders          
  Financial Management
   accounting Overview    Financial Overview    Budget Management    Business Intelligence    Accounts Payable  
   Accounts Receivable / Accounts Payable    General Ledger    Accounts Payable    Data Collection    Accounts Receivable  
   Costing    Finanacial Reporting    Accounts Receivable    Financial Overview    Financial Highlights  
   Expense Project Tracking    Accounts Payable    Activity Based Costing        General Ledger  
   Inventory Valuation    Accounts Receivable    Tax Management          
   Multi-Company Financial Consolidation    Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)    Assests Register          
  Production Management
   Barcode Labeling    Bill of Manufacture (BOM)    Bill of Materials    Discrete Manufacturing    Capacity Requirements Planning  
   Capacity Planning    Engineering Change Order    Engineering Change Control    Process Manufacturing    Shop Floor Control  
   Complex Assembly    Manufacturing & Production Reporting     Factory Documentation          
   Labor & Time Tracking    MES    Cost Tracking          
   Multi-Plants    Material & Capacity Requirements Planning    Planning and Scheduling          
   Plant Floor Mobile Access    Production Overview    Projects and Contracts          
   PLC Machine Integration    Quality Management    Quality Mgmt          
   Preventative Maintenance    Real Time Monitoring    Quotations          
   Production Scheduling Overview        Requirements Planning          
   Shop Floor Control        Shop Clock          
   Statistical Process Controls                  
  Supply Chain Management
   Online Order & Tracking    Capable to Promise    EDI Solution        Inventory Management  
   Online Tool Release    Demand Planning    Freight Calculator          
   Problem Control    Materials Ordering    Inventory Forecasting          
   Supplier Quality    Outsource Central     Shipping Mgmt          
   Supply Chain Overview                  
  Customer Relationship Management
   Configurator Pricing     Customer Relationship Management (CRM)    Contact Management    CRM    Customer Relationship Management  
   Cost & Quote Estimating        CRM for Syspro        Marketing Automation  
   Customer Master List                Remote Sales Force Automation  
   Customer Relations Summary                  
   Field Service                  
   Opportunity Tracking                  
   Quick Quoter                  
   Quote Tracking                  
  Additional Capabilities
   Business Intelligence    Payroll Processing    Document Mgmt    Multi-Channel Retail and Direct Marketing    (EDI) Electronic Data Interchange  
   Computer Aided Design    Work Force Management    Espresso Mobile    Wholesale Distribution    Distribution Management  
   Document Control System                e Business Applications  
   E-Commerce                S2K Mobile  
   Electronic Data Interchange                  
   Groupware Communication                  
   Human Resources Overview                  
   SmartPlex Mobile Access                  
  Services Support
   Security    IQMS EnterpriseIQ Training Programs     STARS          
   Training Strategies    IQMS Professional Services and Consulting    Support          
       IQMS Technical Support    Training and Education          
       Software Updates and Maintenance Program              

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