Discrete Manufacturing ERP Software Comparison for the Mining Industry

Below is a comprehensive, independent review and comparison of Discrete Manufacturing ERP software for the Mining Industry with an easy-to-navigate matrix comparing general data (e.g. price, financing options, etc.), materials management, sales order management, financial management, production management, supply chain management, and customer relationship management, plus 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 ERPNetSuite ERPGlobal Shop SolutionsInfor CloudSuite Industrial (Syteline) SAP Business One
  Version10.00Always Current2016.29.00.10
  Price Range$4K -500K$10K-100K$5K-500K$25K-500K$25K -$250K
  Financing OptionsLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownSubscriptionFinancing, Leasing OptionsLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownLease, Owner Financing, Lease to own
  User Range1-2000+10+unlimited3-10005-100025-1000
  Multi SiteYesYesYesYesYes
  Multi NationalYesYesYesYesYes
  ArchitectureSOASAAS, MultitenantSOASOASOA
  Database PlatformMS SQL Server, Cloud-Based (Saas), MAC OSMS 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)MS SQL Server, Cloud-Based (Saas)MS SQL Server, Progress, IBM DB2, Other, Oracle, Proprietary`
  Server OSLinux, Windows, UnixMac OS, Windows, Unix, Novell NetwareWindowsWindowsMac OS, Linux, Windows, Unix, Novell Netware
  Materials Management
   Advanced Material Mgmt.    Multi-location Inventory for Distributor    Bar Coding    Material Management Summary    Inventory Management  
   Bar Coding    Advanced Shipping    Bill of Materials    Plant Maintenance      
   Handheld    Bin Management    Data Collection          
   Material Handler Interface    Order Promising    Inventory Control          
   Material Movement    Real-Time Sustem    Inventory Management          
   Prioritize Orders    Return Materials Authorization    Materials & Inventory          
   Sales Order Allocation        Materials Purchasing          
           Materials Solutions          
           Physical Inventory          
           Wireless System          
  Sales Order Management
   Order Management    Automated Order Processing    Complete Order Management    Advanced Forcasting    Sales & Promotions  
   Sales Management    Automated Payments    Demand Management    Estimating / Quoting      
   Demand Management    One Click Purchase Orders    Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)    Request for Quote      
   Electronic Data Interchange    Order Management    Invoice Order History          
   Estimate / Quote Mgmt.    Procure-to-Pay Purchasing    Order Enrty          
   Storefront    Real Time Order Status    Quoting & Estimating          
       Self-Service Vendor Center    Return Merchandise Authorization          
       Shipping Integration    Sales & Service Management          
       Streamlined Receiving    Sales Application          
           Shipping Logistics          
  Financial Management
   General Ledger    General Ledger, Payables & Receivables    Accounting Application     Financial Management    Financial Reporting  
   Accounts Payable    Financial Summary    Accounts Payable        Accounting and Financials Overview  
   Accounts Receivable    Advanced Billing    Accounts Receivable        Banking & Reconciliation  
   Multi-Cureancy / Company    Amortization Schedules    Business Intelligence        Cost Accounting  
   Financial Mgmt Overview    Multi-currency Transactions    Business Intelligence Application          
   Tax Connect    Project Accounting    Cash Flow          
   Cash / Asset Mgmt    Revenue Recognition    Financial Management          
   Global Engines        Fixed Assets          
           General Ledger          
           International Accounting          
           Multi-Currency Management          
           Payroll Management          
  Production Management
   Production Mgmt     Advanced Multi-location Inventory    Advanced Production Scheduling    Engineering      
   Advanced Production    Aseembly Management    Cost Breakdown Application    Planning & Scheduling      
   Advanced Quality Mgmt    Work Order Management    Engineer-to-Order    Production Management      
   Job Management        Lean Manufacturing    Project Control      
   Lean Manufacturing        Management Solutions    Shop Floor Data      
   Manufacturing Execution Systm.        Planning & Scheduling    Workflow      
   Planning & Scheduling        Production Configurator          
   Planning and Scheduling        Project Management Application          
   Product Data Management        Quality Control Application          
           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.    Supply Chain Overview    Advanced Planning and Scheduling    Shipping / Receiving      
   Inventory Management        Forecasting Trust          
   Purchase Management        Shipping & Receiving Management          
   Shipping & Receiving        Supplier Relationship Management           
   Sourcing        Supply Chain Manager          
   Supplier Relationship Mgmt.                  
   Warehouse Management                  
  Customer Relationship Management
   Customer Relations Overview    Incentive Management    CRM Application    Customer Relations Management    CRM Overview  
   Campaign Connect    Job and Project Tracking    Customer & Prospect Management    Field Service Management    Customer Data Management   
   Case Management    Partner Relationship    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    Real Time Dashboards     Simplified Label Printing    Human Resources    E-Commerce  
   Compliance Overview    Security    Business Web    Internationalization      
   Composite Applications        CAD Interface Application    Intuitive User Interface      
   Composite Applications        Crystal Reports    Multi-Site, Multi-Plant      
   Document Mgmt        Data Conversion    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    Customer Care    FastRESPONSE        E-Learning  
   Epicor Consulting    NetSuite Central    Global Shop Solutions Consulting          
   Hosting Services    Site Consultation    Global Shop Solutions University          
   Learning & Educational Services        Learning & Educational Services          
   Managed Services        Training Strategies           
   Professional Services                  
   Subscription Services                  

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