Manufacturing ERP Software Comparison for the Pharmaceutical and Biotech Industries

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

  General Data
  Product NameMicrosoft Dynamics AXBatchMaster ManufacturingProcessPro® Premier Sage ERP X3NetSuite ERPSYSPROMicrosoft Dynamics NAVS2K Enterpriseabas ERPBatchMaster ERP B1DEACOM ERPEnterpriseIQInfor M3JobBOSS Shop Management SolutionPriority Software ERP
  VersionAX 7 20168.4010.47Always Current7.020165.5201614.314.915.2M3 13.2 (Feb 2014)12.017.3
  Price Range$20K-750K$6K-$175K$100K-750K$2600/ user-$10K-100K$25K-500K onsite$8K-$250KPlease inquire-$75K and up-$15K-$375$200K-$2M$50K- $2M-$299-$200K$1,400-$3,000/license
  Financing OptionsLease, Owner Financing, FinancingLease, Owner Financing, FinancingLease, Owner Financing, Lease to own, Financing, Leasing Options, Subscription, Annual Payments up front for the yearOwner Financing, Lease to ownSubscriptionLease, Owner Financing, SubscriptionLease, Owner Financing, FinancingLease, FinancingLease, FinancingLease, Financing, SubscriptionFinancingLease, Financing, Leasing Options, SubscriptionLease, FinancingFinancingSubscription, Licensed
  User Range5-2,2503-755-100020-1000+10+unlimited4-10005-75010+ unlimited10-2505-50010-20005-Unlimited20-20001-1005-1,000
  Multi SiteYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
  Multi NationalYesYesYesYesYesYes, 60+ Countries 40+ CountriesYes ( UK, CA, Caribbean)YesYesYesyesYes (40+ languages)NoYes
  ArchitectureSOA, .NET, Cloud.NET.NET, ClientServer SAAS, MultitenantSOA, XML, Webservice.NETSOASOA / Multi-tier.NETMicrosoft .NETSOA, .NETInfor 3 tierClient/Server or CloAll current Windows
  Database PlatformMS SQL Server, Oracle, Cloud-Based (Saas), Microsoft AzureMS SQL Server, MS SQL ExpressMS SQL Server, Cloud-Based (Saas)MS 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, Other, Cloud-Based (Saas), Universally Compatible w/all Data Base PlatformsMS SQL Server, Cloud-Based (Saas), MS SQL Express, MS Access, Microsoft AzureIBM DB2, Cloud-Based (Saas)Cloud-Based (Saas), abas Open Object Oriented Database, Universally Compatible w/all Data Base PlatformsMS SQL ServerMS SQL ServerMS SQL Server, Oracle, ODBC Compliant, Cloud-Based (Saas), Amazon Web services (Cloud)MS SQL Server, IBM DB2, OracleMS SQL Server, Cloud-Based (Saas), MS SQL ExpressMS SQL Server, Oracle, MS SQL Express
  Server OSWindowsWindowsMac OS, WindowsLinux, Windows, UnixMac OS, Windows, Unix, Novell NetwareWindowsMac OS, Windows, Compatible w/all Operating SystemsLinux, Windows, IBM Power SystemLinux, Windows, UnixWindowsWindowsLinux, Windows, Unix, .NETWindows, IBM OS, System lMac OS, WindowsLinux, Windows, Unix
  Materials Management
   Inventory Controls    Compliance    MRP    Inventory Control    Multi-location Inventory for Distributor    Inventory Management        Master Production Schedule (MPS)     Inventory Management    Inventory Management    Inventory Control    Inventory Control    M3 Procurement    Lot and Serial Control    Materials Management Overview  
   Manufacturing    Inventory Control    IC        Advanced Shipping    Lot Traceability        Material Requirement Planning     Material requirements planning (MRP)    Master Requirements Planning    MRP    Vendor Managed Inventory        Material Control    Mobile Devices, Barcode & RFID  
   Material Planning    Master Requirements Planning (MRP)    AWS        Bin Management                Material Cost Posting    Mobile    Warehouse Management Systems    Wireless Warehouse Management System            Picking and Shipping  
   Warehouse Management    Mobile Data Collection    Physical Inventory        Order Promising                Scheduling    Regulatory Compliance                    Receiving & Put-Away  
                   Real-Time Sustem                Warehouse Management                        Replenishment  
                   Return Materials Authorization                                        Traceability  
  Sales Order Management
   Sales & Marketing    Enhanced Order Entry for Sage & QuickBooks     Order Entry    Purchasing Management    Automated Order Processing    Document Flow Mgmt.    Service Management    Order Processing    Costing    Sales Management    Sales Overview    Packing Slip & Shipping Management    M3 Sales Management    Job Entry    Orders  
   Sales Management    Sales Orders        RF Warehousing    Automated Payments    Ecommerce Shopping Cart        Work Order Processing    Invoicing            Quoting and Estimating        Sales Order Processing    Price Quotes  
               Sales Monitoring    One Click Purchase Orders    Point Of Sale            Process History            Sales Orders            Tasks  
                   Order Management    Report Writer            Quotation Management                          
                   Procure-to-Pay Purchasing    Return Mgmt            Sales Management Overview                          
                   Real Time Order Status    Sales Analysis            Shipping Order                          
                   Self-Service Vendor Center    Sales Orders                                      
                   Shipping Integration                                          
                   Streamlined Receiving                                          
  Financial Management
   AP / AR        Accounts Payable (AP)    Business Intelligence    General Ledger, Payables & Receivables    Budget Management    Business Intelligence    Accounts Payable    “What if” Financial Scenarios    Accounting and Financials    Accounting    Financial Overview    M3 Financial Accounting     Accounts Payable    Billing  
   Financial Management Overview        Accounts Receivable (AR)    Data Collection    Financial Summary    Accounts Payable    Financial Management    Accounts Receivable    Cost Accounting    Financial Reporting        General Ledger        Accounts Receivable    Budget Control  
   Fixed Assets        General Ledger (GL)    Financial Overview    Advanced Billing    Accounts Receivable        Financial Highlights    Financials and Accounting            Finanacial Reporting        General Ledger    Cash Management  
   General Ledger        Project Accounting        Amortization Schedules    Activity Based Costing        General Ledger    Fixed Assets            Accounts Payable        Payroll    Cost Control  
   International Capabilities                Multi-currency Transactions    Tax Management            Liquidity Planning            Accounts Receivable            Financial Management Overview  
   Project Accounting                Project Accounting    Assests Register            Perpetual Inventory Costing            Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)            Financial Statement Generator  
                   Revenue Recognition    Payroll                                    Fixed Assets  
                       Analytics                                    Regulatory Compliance  
  Production Management
   Bill of Materials    Batch Production    Advanced Scheduler    Discrete Manufacturing    Advanced Multi-location Inventory    Bill of Materials    Project Management    Capacity Requirements Planning    CAD Integration    Costing    Formula Management    Bill of Manufacture (BOM)    M3 Manufacturing    Quality Management    Production Management Overview  
   Key Production Features    Bill of Materials Management    Formulation    Process Manufacturing    Aseembly Management    Engineering Change Control        Shop Floor Control    Production Summary    Product Development    Labor Tracking System    Engineering Change Order    M3 Product Data Management    Shop Floor Control      
   Product Builder    Formulation Management    Manufacturing ( BOM)        Work Order Management    Factory Documentation            Project Cost Accounting    Production Management    Production Overview    Manufacturing & Production Reporting     M3 Project Management          
       Product Costing    Quality Control ( QC)            Cost Tracking            Project Management    Quality Management        MES              
       Production Management    R & D            Planning and Scheduling            Time Recording / Job Time            Material & Capacity Requirements Planning              
       Quality Control    Security Regulations            Projects and Contracts            Work Order Management            Production Overview              
       Samples Management    Standard Reports            Quality Mgmt                        Quality Management              
                       Quotations                        Real Time Monitoring              
                       Requirements Planning                                      
                       Shop Clock                                      
  Supply Chain Management
   Key Supply Chain Features    Master Production Scheduling (MPS)    Dock Scheduling        Supply Chain Overview    EDI Solution    Supply Chain Management    Inventory Management    Purchasing    Master Production Scheduling (MPS)    Purchasing Overview    Capable to Promise    M3 Supply Chain Execution    ShopView      
       Purchasing for Sage and Quickbooks    Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)            Freight Calculator            Requisitions    Procurement        Demand Planning    M3 Supply Chain Planning          
           Master Production Scheduler            Inventory Forecasting            Sales Planning & Forecasting            Materials Ordering              
           Purchase Orders (PO)            Shipping Mgmt            Supplier Relationship Management            Outsource Central               
  Customer Relationship Management
   Marketing Automation        CRM    CRM    Incentive Management    Contact Management    Sales & Marketing    Customer Relationship Management    Customer Relations Mgmt.    Customer Relationship Management     Customer Realations Management    Customer Relationship Management (CRM)    M3 Customer Lifecycle Mgmt    Customer Relationship Management    CRM Overview  
   Sales Force Automation                Job and Project Tracking    CRM for Syspro        Marketing Automation    Customer Relationship Management Overview                          
                   Partner Relationship            Remote Sales Force Automation                              
                   Sales Order Management                                          
                   Self Service Customer Portal                                          
  Additional Capabilities
   Alert System    Microsoft Dynamics GP Manufacturing    Business Intelligence    Multi-Channel Retail and Direct Marketing    Real Time Dashboards    Document Mgmt    Human Resources    (EDI) Electronic Data Interchange     Electronic data interchange (EDI)    e-Commerce    Business Intelligence    Payroll Processing    M3 Business Intelligence    Automated Workflow    Mobile Solutions  
   Business Intelligence and Reporting    Quickbooks Manufacturing    Comprehensive Lot Traceability    Wholesale Distribution    Security    Espresso Mobile        Distribution Management    Business Intelligence        Direct Store Delivery    Work Force Management    M3 Product Lifecycle          
   Compliance Management    Sage ERP Manufacturing    FDA Compliance                    e Business Applications    Multi-Site        Formula Management                  
   Human Resource Management    SAP Business One Manufacturing    MSDS                    S2K Mobile            Labor Tracking System                  
   Service Managment        Multicurrency                                Point-of-Sale System                  
           Nutritional Labeling                                Regulatory / Environmental Reporting                  
           System Manager                                                  
  Services Support
   Support Options        ClientAdvantage        Customer Care    STARS    Support Options        Upgrade Guarantee        Consulting    IQMS EnterpriseIQ Training Programs     M3 Rental Management    Customer Portal    Customer Service & Support Overview  
           ProductAdvantage™        NetSuite Central    Support                    Implementation    IQMS Professional Services and Consulting    M3 Services Management    Customization       
           Professional Services        Site Consultation    Training and Education                    Support    IQMS Technical Support        Training and Education      
                                               Software Updates and Maintenance Program              

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