Discrete Manufacturing ERP Software Comparison for the Petroleum and Coal Industries

Below is a comprehensive, independent review and comparison of Discrete Manufacturing ERP software for the Petroleum and Coal Industries 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 ERPSYSPROE2 Shop SystemGlobal Shop SolutionsMicrosoft Dynamics NAVInfor CloudSuite Industrial (Syteline) SAP Business One
  Price Range$4K -500K$25K-500K onsite$5K-200K$5K-500K$8K-$250K$25K-500K$25K -$250K
  Financing OptionsLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownLease, Owner Financing, SubscriptionFinancing, Leasing OptionsFinancing, Leasing OptionsLease, Owner Financing, FinancingLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownLease, Owner Financing, Lease to own
  User Range1-2000+4-10001-3003-10005-7505-100025-1000
  Multi SiteYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
  Multi NationalYesYes, 60+ Countries YesYes40+ CountriesYesYes
  ArchitectureSOASOA, XML, WebserviceClient/ServerSOA.NETSOASOA
  Database PlatformMS SQL Server, Cloud-Based (Saas), MAC OSMS SQL Server, Other, Cloud-Based (Saas), Universally Compatible w/all Data Base PlatformsMS SQL Server, MS SQL ExpressMS SQL Server, ODBC Compliant, Cloud-Based (Saas)MS SQL Server, Cloud-Based (Saas), MS SQL Express, MS Access, Microsoft AzureMS SQL Server, Cloud-Based (Saas)MS SQL Server, Progress, IBM DB2, Other, Oracle, Proprietary`
  Server OSLinux, Windows, UnixWindowsWindowsWindowsMac OS, Windows, Compatible w/all Operating SystemsWindowsMac OS, Linux, Windows, Unix, Novell Netware
  Materials Management
   Advanced Material Mgmt.    Inventory Management    Data Collection    Bar Coding        Material Management Summary    Inventory Management  
   Bar Coding    Lot Traceability    Bar Coding    Bill of Materials        Plant Maintenance      
   Handheld        Bill Of Materials    Data Collection              
   Material Handler Interface        Handheld / Pocketview    Inventory Control              
   Material Movement        Inventory Control    Inventory Management              
   Prioritize Orders        Inventory Management    Materials & Inventory              
   Sales Order Allocation        Lot and Serial Control    Materials Purchasing              
           Material Management     Materials Solutions              
               Physical Inventory              
               Wireless System              
  Sales Order Management
   Order Management    Document Flow Mgmt.    Order Entry    Complete Order Management    Service Management    Advanced Forcasting    Sales & Promotions  
   Sales Management    Ecommerce Shopping Cart    Quoting / Estimating    Demand Management        Estimating / Quoting      
   Demand Management    Point Of Sale    Vender Returns    Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)        Request for Quote      
   Electronic Data Interchange    Report Writer        Invoice Order History              
   Estimate / Quote Mgmt.    Return Mgmt        Order Enrty              
   Storefront    Sales Analysis        Quoting & Estimating              
       Sales Orders        Return Merchandise Authorization              
               Sales & Service Management              
               Sales Application              
               Shipping Logistics              
  Financial Management
   General Ledger    Budget Management    Accounts Payable    Accounting Application     Business Intelligence    Financial Management    Financial Reporting  
   Accounts Payable    Accounts Payable    Accounts Receivable    Accounts Payable    Financial Management        Accounting and Financials Overview  
   Accounts Receivable    Accounts Receivable    Budgeting / Cashflow    Accounts Receivable            Banking & Reconciliation  
   Multi-Cureancy / Company    Activity Based Costing    Executive Overview    Business Intelligence            Cost Accounting  
   Financial Mgmt Overview    Tax Management    General Ledger    Business Intelligence Application              
   Tax Connect    Assests Register    Payroll    Cash Flow              
   Cash / Asset Mgmt    Payroll    QuickBooks    Financial Management              
   Global Engines    Analytics        Fixed Assets              
               General Ledger              
               International Accounting              
               Multi-Currency Management              
               Payroll Management              
  Production Management
   Production Mgmt     Bill of Materials    Advanced Scheduling    Advanced Production Scheduling    Project Management    Engineering      
   Advanced Production    Engineering Change Control    Job Management    Cost Breakdown Application        Planning & Scheduling      
   Advanced Quality Mgmt    Factory Documentation    Order Costing     Engineer-to-Order        Production Management      
   Job Management    Cost Tracking    Quality Management    Lean Manufacturing        Project Control      
   Lean Manufacturing    Planning and Scheduling    Rapid Documentation    Management Solutions        Shop Floor Data      
   Manufacturing Execution Systm.    Projects and Contracts    Shipping    Planning & Scheduling        Workflow      
   Planning & Scheduling    Quality Mgmt    Shop Floor Control    Production Configurator              
   Planning and Scheduling    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.    EDI Solution    Advanced Scheduling    Advanced Planning and Scheduling    Supply Chain Management    Shipping / Receiving      
   Inventory Management    Freight Calculator    Demand Forecasting    Forecasting Trust              
   Purchase Management    Inventory Forecasting    Executive Overview    Shipping & Receiving Management              
   Shipping & Receiving    Shipping Mgmt    Inventory Management    Supplier Relationship Management               
   Sourcing        Purchasing / Receiving    Supply Chain Manager              
   Supplier Relationship Mgmt.                          
   Warehouse Management                          
  Customer Relationship Management
   Customer Relations Overview    Contact Management    CRM    CRM Application    Sales & Marketing    Customer Relations Management    CRM Overview  
   Campaign Connect    CRM for Syspro    Sales Forecasting    Customer & Prospect Management        Field Service Management    Customer Data Management   
   Case Management        WebView    Customer Relationship Management              
   Customer Relationship Management            Sales Forecasting              
   Information Worker            Sales Opportunity & Marketing Management               
   Lead / Opportunity Mgmt            Service Management              
   Mobile Connect                          
   Service Management                          
  Additional Capabilities
   Cloud Deployment    Document Mgmt    Time and Attendance     Simplified Label Printing    Human Resources    Human Resources    E-Commerce  
   Compliance Overview    Espresso Mobile    Crystal Reports    Business Web        Internationalization      
   Composite Applications        Data Conversions    CAD Interface Application        Intuitive User Interface      
   Composite Applications        Document Control    Crystal Reports        Multi-Site, Multi-Plant      
   Document Mgmt        QuickView    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    STARS    Account Manager    FastRESPONSE    Support Options        E-Learning  
   Epicor Consulting    Support    Classroom Training    Global Shop Solutions Consulting              
   Hosting Services    Training and Education    E-Learning    Global Shop Solutions University              
   Learning & Educational Services        Onsite and ISO Consulting    Learning & Educational Services              
   Managed Services        Phone Support    Training Strategies               
   Professional Services                          
   Subscription Services                          

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