Discrete Mfg ERP Software Comparison for the Plastics and Rubber Industry, Cloud Based (SaaS)

A comprehensive independent review of Discrete Manufacturing  ERP software for the Plastics and Rubber Industry on Cloud 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 Nameabas ERPEnterpriseIQSYSPROEpicor ERPSage ERP X3Plex Manufacturing CloudGlobal Shop SolutionsMicrosoft Dynamics NAV
  Version201615.27.010.007Always Current2016.22016
  Price Range$75K and up-$50K- $2M$25K-500K onsite$4K -500K$2600/ user-$5K + per month-$5K-500K$8K-$250K
  Financing OptionsLease, FinancingLease, Financing, Leasing Options, SubscriptionLease, Owner Financing, SubscriptionLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownOwner Financing, Lease to ownSubscriptionFinancing, Leasing OptionsLease, Owner Financing, Financing
  User Range10-2505-Unlimited4-10001-2000+20-1000+20-1000+3-10005-750
  Multi SiteYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
  Multi NationalYesyesYes, 60+ Countries YesYesYesYes40+ Countries
  ArchitectureSOA / Multi-tierSOA, .NETSOA, XML, WebserviceSOA SaaS Multitenant SOASOA.NET
  Database PlatformCloud-Based (Saas), abas Open Object Oriented Database, 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, Cloud-Based (Saas), MAC OSMS SQL Server, Oracle, Cloud-Based (Saas)Cloud-Based (Saas), Universally Compatible w/all Data Base PlatformsMS SQL Server, ODBC Compliant, Cloud-Based (Saas)MS SQL Server, Cloud-Based (Saas), MS SQL Express, MS Access, Microsoft Azure
  Server OSLinux, Windows, UnixLinux, Windows, Unix, .NETWindowsLinux, Windows, UnixLinux, Windows, UnixCompatible w/all Operating SystemsWindowsMac OS, Windows, Compatible w/all Operating Systems
  Materials Management
    Inventory Management    Inventory Control    Inventory Management    Advanced Material Mgmt.    Inventory Control    Inventory Summary    Bar Coding      
    Material requirements planning (MRP)    Vendor Managed Inventory    Lot Traceability    Bar Coding        Inventory Tracking    Bill of Materials      
   Material Cost Posting    Wireless Warehouse Management System        Handheld        Bill of Materials    Data Collection      
   Scheduling            Material Handler Interface        Bar Coding    Inventory Control      
   Warehouse Management            Material Movement        Job Tracking System    Inventory Management      
               Prioritize Orders        Material Requirements Planning    Materials & Inventory      
               Sales Order Allocation            Materials Purchasing      
                           Materials Solutions      
                           Physical Inventory      
                           Wireless System      
  Sales Order Management
   Costing    Packing Slip & Shipping Management    Document Flow Mgmt.    Order Management    Purchasing Management    Commission Tracking    Complete Order Management    Service Management  
   Invoicing    Quoting and Estimating    Ecommerce Shopping Cart    Sales Management    RF Warehousing    Competitor Intelligence Database    Demand Management      
   Process History    Sales Orders    Point Of Sale    Demand Management    Sales Monitoring    Customer Orders    Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)      
   Quotation Management        Report Writer    Electronic Data Interchange        E D I    Invoice Order History      
   Sales Management Overview        Return Mgmt    Estimate / Quote Mgmt.        Order Entry & Tracking    Order Enrty      
   Shipping Order        Sales Analysis    Storefront        Quote Tracking    Quoting & Estimating      
           Sales Orders            Sales Order    Return Merchandise Authorization      
                           Sales & Service Management      
                           Sales Application      
                           Shipping Logistics      
  Financial Management
   “What if” Financial Scenarios    Financial Overview    Budget Management    General Ledger    Business Intelligence    accounting Overview    Accounting Application     Business Intelligence  
   Cost Accounting    General Ledger    Accounts Payable    Accounts Payable    Data Collection    Accounts Receivable / Accounts Payable    Accounts Payable    Financial Management  
   Financials and Accounting    Finanacial Reporting    Accounts Receivable    Accounts Receivable    Financial Overview    Costing    Accounts Receivable      
   Fixed Assets    Accounts Payable    Activity Based Costing    Multi-Cureancy / Company        Expense Project Tracking    Business Intelligence      
   Liquidity Planning    Accounts Receivable    Tax Management    Financial Mgmt Overview        Inventory Valuation    Business Intelligence Application      
   Perpetual Inventory Costing    Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)    Assests Register    Tax Connect        Multi-Company Financial Consolidation    Cash Flow      
           Payroll    Cash / Asset Mgmt            Financial Management      
           Analytics    Global Engines            Fixed Assets      
                           General Ledger      
                           International Accounting      
                           Multi-Currency Management      
                           Payroll Management      
  Production Management
   CAD Integration    Bill of Manufacture (BOM)    Bill of Materials    Production Mgmt     Discrete Manufacturing    Barcode Labeling    Advanced Production Scheduling    Project Management  
   Production Summary    Engineering Change Order    Engineering Change Control    Advanced Production    Process Manufacturing    Capacity Planning    Cost Breakdown Application      
   Project Cost Accounting    Manufacturing & Production Reporting     Factory Documentation    Advanced Quality Mgmt        Complex Assembly    Engineer-to-Order      
   Project Management    MES    Cost Tracking    Job Management        Labor & Time Tracking    Lean Manufacturing      
   Time Recording / Job Time    Material & Capacity Requirements Planning    Planning and Scheduling    Lean Manufacturing        Multi-Plants    Management Solutions      
   Work Order Management    Production Overview    Projects and Contracts    Manufacturing Execution Systm.        Plant Floor Mobile Access    Planning & Scheduling      
       Quality Management    Quality Mgmt    Planning & Scheduling        PLC Machine Integration    Production Configurator      
       Real Time Monitoring    Quotations    Planning and Scheduling        Preventative Maintenance    Project Management Application      
           Requirements Planning    Product Data Management        Production Scheduling Overview    Quality Control Application      
           Shop Clock            Shop Floor Control    Quality Tracking      
                       Statistical Process Controls    Shop Floor Control      
                           Shop Floor Data Collection Application      
                           Shop Management      
                           Software Preventative Maintenance Application      
                           TrueView Data Display Application      
  Supply Chain Management
   Purchasing    Capable to Promise    EDI Solution    Supply Chain Mgmt.        Online Order & Tracking    Advanced Planning and Scheduling    Supply Chain Management  
   Requisitions    Demand Planning    Freight Calculator    Inventory Management        Online Tool Release    Forecasting Trust      
   Sales Planning & Forecasting    Materials Ordering    Inventory Forecasting    Purchase Management        Problem Control    Shipping & Receiving Management      
   Supplier Relationship Management    Outsource Central     Shipping Mgmt    Shipping & Receiving        Supplier Quality    Supplier Relationship Management       
               Sourcing        Supply Chain Overview    Supply Chain Manager      
               Supplier Relationship Mgmt.                  
               Warehouse Management                  
  Customer Relationship Management
   Customer Relations Mgmt.    Customer Relationship Management (CRM)    Contact Management    Customer Relations Overview    CRM    Configurator Pricing     CRM Application    Sales & Marketing  
   Customer Relationship Management Overview        CRM for Syspro    Campaign Connect        Cost & Quote Estimating    Customer & Prospect Management      
               Case Management        Customer Master List    Customer Relationship Management      
               Customer Relationship Management        Customer Relations Summary    Sales Forecasting      
               Information Worker        Field Service    Sales Opportunity & Marketing Management       
               Lead / Opportunity Mgmt        Opportunity Tracking    Service Management      
               Mobile Connect        Quick Quoter          
               Service Management        Quote Tracking          
  Additional Capabilities
    Electronic data interchange (EDI)    Payroll Processing    Document Mgmt    Cloud Deployment    Multi-Channel Retail and Direct Marketing    Business Intelligence     Simplified Label Printing    Human Resources  
   Business Intelligence    Work Force Management    Espresso Mobile    Compliance Overview    Wholesale Distribution    Computer Aided Design    Business Web      
   Multi-Site            Composite Applications        Document Control System    CAD Interface Application      
               Composite Applications        E-Commerce    Crystal Reports      
               Document Mgmt        Electronic Data Interchange    Data Conversion      
               Enterprise Content Mgmt        Groupware Communication    Document Control      
               Enterprise Performance Mgmt        Human Resources Overview    Document Control Application      
               Epicor Everywhere FrameworkEpicor Everywhere Frame        SmartPlex Mobile Access    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
   Upgrade Guarantee    IQMS EnterpriseIQ Training Programs     STARS    Business Process Outsourcing        Security    FastRESPONSE    Support Options  
       IQMS Professional Services and Consulting    Support    Epicor Consulting        Training Strategies    Global Shop Solutions Consulting      
       IQMS Technical Support    Training and Education    Hosting Services            Global Shop Solutions University      
       Software Updates and Maintenance Program        Learning & Educational Services            Learning & Educational Services      
               Managed Services            Training Strategies       
               Professional Services                  
               Subscription Services                  
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