Manufacturing ERP Software Comparisons by Industry

Below you will find a comprehensive, independent comparison of top-rated manufacturing ERP software systems for non-specified 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 capabilities, plus any other capabilities each vendor might provide. Click on the product name to dive deeper into product features or request a free demo to get more hands-on experience.

  General Data
  Product NameEpicor ERPMicrosoft Dynamics NAVECi M1NetSuite ERPSAP Business OneSYSPROCetec ERPEpicor Prophet 21IFS Applications 8.0Infor VISUALPriority Software ERPSage 300 ERP
  Version10.0020168.0Always Current7.0Always Current12.
  Price Range$4K -500K$8K-$250K$10K-250K$10K-100K$25K -$250K$25K-500K onsite$40/User/Month-$3,000-$5,000/user$300K-2M$12K-100K$1,400-$3,000/license$150/User-$2,500/User
  Financing OptionsLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownLease, Owner Financing, FinancingLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownSubscriptionLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownLease, Owner Financing, SubscriptionSubscriptionLease, FinancingSubscriptionLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownSubscription, LicensedLease, Owner Financing, Financing, Easy Pay Available
  User Range1-2000+5-7501-50010+unlimited25-10004-10005-Unlimited1-1000+40-50005-5005-1,0002-450
  Multi SiteYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
  Multi NationalYes40+ CountriesAU, NZ,US,CA,UK.YesYesYes, 60+ Countries YesYesYesYesYesYes-169 Countries
  ArchitectureSOA.NETSOA, .NETSAAS, MultitenantSOASOA, XML, WebserviceSaas, MultitenantSOASOASOAAll current WindowsMulti-tier
  Database PlatformMS SQL Server, Cloud-Based (Saas), MAC OSMS SQL Server, Cloud-Based (Saas), MS SQL Express, MS Access, Microsoft AzureMS SQL Server, IBM DB2, OtherMS 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, Progress, IBM DB2, Other, Oracle, Proprietary`MS SQL Server, Other, Cloud-Based (Saas), Universally Compatible w/all Data Base PlatformsCloud-Based (Saas), MySQLMS SQL ServerCloud-Based (Saas), MySQLMS SQL Server, Progress, IBM DB2, Other, Oracle, Proprietary`MS SQL Server, Oracle, MS SQL ExpressMS SQL Server, Oracle, Pervasive
  Server OSLinux, Windows, UnixMac OS, Windows, Compatible w/all Operating SystemsWindowsMac OS, Windows, Unix, Novell NetwareMac OS, Linux, Windows, Unix, Novell NetwareWindowsCompatible w/all Operating SystemsWindowsCompatible w/all Operating SystemsLinux, Windows, UnixLinux, Windows, UnixLinux, Windows
  Materials Management
   Advanced Material Mgmt.        Advanced Inventory Mgmt    Multi-location Inventory for Distributor    Inventory Management    Inventory Management    Barcoding & Labeling    Advanced Demand Forecasting    Complex MRO    Enterprise Resource Planning    Materials Management Overview    Bar Coding  
   Bar Coding        Inventory Management    Advanced Shipping        Lot Traceability    Bill Of Materials    Consignment    Costing    Product Lifecycle Mgmt    Mobile Devices, Barcode & RFID    Bin Tracking  
   Handheld        M1 Calculators    Bin Management            Dimensional Inventory Control    Distribution Requirements Planning    Demand Forecasting    Quality Management    Picking and Shipping    Material Requirements Planning  
   Material Handler Interface            Order Promising            Inventory Management    Inventory Management    Inventory Replenishment        Receiving & Put-Away      
   Material Movement            Real-Time Sustem            Lot & Serial Traceability    Purchasing    Project Budgeting        Replenishment      
   Prioritize Orders            Return Materials Authorization            Mobile Warehousing        Project Reporting        Traceability      
   Sales Order Allocation                        MRP & Inventory Forecast        Scheduling and Resourcing              
                           Production Scheduling & Capacity Planning                      
  Sales Order Management
   Order Management    Service Management    Advanced Bill of Materials    Automated Order Processing    Sales & Promotions    Document Flow Mgmt.    Automatic Order Processing    Order Automation    Collaborative Solutions    Sales Management    Orders    Direct Receivables  
   Sales Management        Estimating & Quote Mgmt.    Automated Payments        Ecommerce Shopping Cart    Configurable Manufacturing Modes    Pricing    Component Repair        Price Quotes    Electronic Funds Transfer  
   Demand Management        Lead Management    One Click Purchase Orders        Point Of Sale    EDI / Ecommerce        Coordinate Projects        Tasks    National Accounts Management  
   Electronic Data Interchange        Project Mgmt    Order Management        Report Writer    Field Service & Projects        Customer Orders             Order Entry  
   Estimate / Quote Mgmt.            Procure-to-Pay Purchasing        Return Mgmt    Manufacturing Quoting        Field Service              
   Storefront            Real Time Order Status        Sales Analysis    Packing, Shipping, & RMAs        Sales              
               Self-Service Vendor Center        Sales Orders    Sales Reporting & Analysis        Sales Quotes              
               Shipping Integration            Workflow & Routing                      
               Streamlined Receiving                                  
  Financial Management
   General Ledger    Business Intelligence    General Ledger    General Ledger, Payables & Receivables    Financial Reporting    Budget Management    Accounts Payable     Accounts Payable    Accounts Payable & Receivable    Financial Management    Billing    Accounts Payable  
   Accounts Payable    Financial Management    Accounts Payable    Financial Summary    Accounting and Financials Overview    Accounts Payable    Accounts Receivable    Accounts Receivable    Budget Management        Budget Control    Accounts Receivable  
   Accounts Receivable        Accounts Receivable    Advanced Billing    Banking & Reconciliation    Accounts Receivable    Bank Reconcile & Credit Card Import    General Ledger    Cash Flow        Cash Management    Fixed Asset Management  
   Multi-Cureancy / Company        Multi-Currency    Amortization Schedules    Cost Accounting    Activity Based Costing    Configurable Costing Methods        Consolidate Accounts        Cost Control    General Ledger  
   Financial Mgmt Overview        Payroll    Multi-currency Transactions        Tax Management    Financial Reporting (Multi Site / Company)        Financial Summary        Financial Management Overview    Intercompany Transactions  
   Tax Connect            Project Accounting        Assests Register    General Accounting         Fixed Assets        Financial Statement Generator    Multi-currency  
   Cash / Asset Mgmt            Revenue Recognition        Payroll    General Ledger        General Ledger        Fixed Assets    Project & Job Costing  
   Global Engines                    Analytics    Project Accounting        Sales Contract Mgmt.        Regulatory Compliance      
                           Tax Management                      
  Production Management
   Production Mgmt     Project Management    Job Management    Advanced Multi-location Inventory        Bill of Materials    Bill Of Materials        Asset Design        Production Management Overview    Advanced Production  
   Advanced Production        M1 SFE Shop floor Entry    Aseembly Management        Engineering Change Control    Configurable Manufacturing         Batch Process            Basic Manufacturing  
   Advanced Quality Mgmt        Order Managent    Work Order Management        Factory Documentation    Integrated QMS & ECO / ECR        Configure / Make / Assemble              
   Job Management        Product Configurator            Cost Tracking    Mobile Shop Floor        Constraint-Based Scheduling              
   Lean Manufacturing        Quality / Warranty            Planning and Scheduling    Production & WIP Reporting        Engineer to Order              
   Manufacturing Execution Systm.        Scheduling            Projects and Contracts    Production Scheduling & Capacity Planning        Make to Project              
   Planning & Scheduling                    Quality Mgmt    Time Tracking, Job Costing, & Outsourcing        Multisite Planning              
   Planning and Scheduling                    Quotations    Work Order Documents        Project Management              
   Product Data Management                    Requirements Planning            Repetitive Manufacturing              
                       Shop Clock            Shop Floor Reporting              
                                   Shop Order              
                                   Sub-Contract Management              
  Supply Chain Management
   Supply Chain Mgmt.    Supply Chain Management    Purchasing Mgmt.    Supply Chain Overview        EDI Solution    Customer / Vendor Portals    Freight Management    Distribution    Enterprise Asset Mgmt        Inventory Control  
   Inventory Management        Purchasing RFQ            Freight Calculator    Lot & Serial Traceability    Warehouse Management    Equipment    Supply Chain Management        Lot Tracking / Serialized Inventory  
   Purchase Management        Shipping Mgmt.            Inventory Forecasting    MRP / Kanban / Replenishment        Equipment Effectiveness            Purchase Orders  
   Shipping & Receiving                    Shipping Mgmt    Production Scheduling & Capacity Planning        Preventive Maintenance            Return Materials Authorization  
   Sourcing                        Receiving / Picking / Packing / Shipping        Procurement            Warehouse Management  
   Supplier Relationship Mgmt.                        Requisitions & Purchase Orders        Supply Chain              
   Warehouse Management                        Supply Chain Management        Warehousing              
                           Supply / Demand Forecasting                      
  Customer Relationship Management
   Customer Relations Overview    Sales & Marketing    Call Management    Incentive Management    CRM Overview    Contact Management    Built-in CRM    CRM Overview    CRM Features    Customer Relations Mgmt    CRM Overview    SageCRM-Customer Service Automation  
   Campaign Connect        Contact Manager    Job and Project Tracking    Customer Data Management     CRM for Syspro    Calendar Reminders / Follow-ups        Customer Services            SageCRM-Marketing Automation  
   Case Management            Partner Relationship            Custom Lead Pipelines         Information Shring            SageCRM-Sales Automation  
   Customer Relationship Management            Sales Order Management            Customer & Contact Management        Mobility Features              
   Information Worker            Self Service Customer Portal            Customer Case Management        Sales Configurator               
   Lead / Opportunity Mgmt            Website            Integrated CRM                      
   Mobile Connect                        Last Touch Reporting                      
   Service Management                        Mobile Access & Field Service                      
                           Sales Management & Quote Tracking                      
  Additional Capabilities
   Cloud Deployment    Human Resources    Document Mgmt    Real Time Dashboards    E-Commerce    Document Mgmt    Application Programming Interface    Automated Backup System    B2B Contracting    Human Capital Mgmt    Mobile Solutions    Business Intelligence and Reporting  
   Compliance Overview        Human Resources    Security        Espresso Mobile    Cetec ERP Application Programming Interface (API)    AutoOrder    Business Analytics              
   Composite Applications        M1 WebGear Interface                Custom Report Writer    Business Analyzer    Employee Self-Service              
   Composite Applications        System Security                Custom Workflow & Alerting    Customer Buying Trend Analysis    Expense Management               
   Document Mgmt        Unlimited View                Ecommerce, EDI, & Credit Card Processing    Customer Profit Analyzer    Human Resources              
   Enterprise Content Mgmt                        Email Interfacing with Customers & Vendors    DynaChange Extensibility Tools    Mobile Solutions              
   Enterprise Performance Mgmt                        Enterprise Document Management    eCommerce    Payroll, Time & Attendance              
   Epicor Everywhere FrameworkEpicor Everywhere Frame                        Pulse Report    Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)    Recruitment, Training & Developemnt              
   Global Business Mgmt                            Human Capital Management                  
   Human Capital Mgmt.                            Service and Maintenance                  
   ICE Business Architecture                            Strategic Pricing                  
   Mobile                            Wireless Warehouse                  
   Product Data Mgmt                                              
   Service Mgmt. Overview                                              
   Social Enterprise                                              
   Subscription Services                                              
   Web 2.0                                              
  Services Support
   Business Process Outsourcing    Support Options    Services & Support    Customer Care    E-Learning    STARS    Cetec ERP Lite, Standard & Gold Levels        Implementation        Customer Service & Support Overview    Priority Software Support  
   Epicor Consulting            NetSuite Central        Support    Custom Development & Integration        Support            Sage Business Care  
   Hosting Services            Site Consultation        Training and Education    Data Migration        Training            Sage Software University  
   Learning & Educational Services                        Local / Resident Hosting                    Training  
   Managed Services                        On-Site Implementation Consulting                      
   Professional Services                        Project Discovery & Gap Analysis                      
   Subscription Services                        Services User Training Programs                      

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