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 NameEnterpriseIQSYSPROEpicor ERPSage ERP X3Plex Manufacturing CloudMicrosoft Dynamics NAV
  Version2015.17.010.007Always Current2016
  Price Range$50K- $2M$40K-500K onsite$4K -500K$2600/ user-$5K + per month-$8K-$250K
  Financing OptionsLease, Financing, Leasing Options, SubscriptionLease, Owner FinancingLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownOwner Financing, Lease to ownSubscriptionLease, Owner Financing, Financing
  User Range5-Unlimited4-10001-2000+20-1000+20-1000+5-750
  Multi SiteYesYesYesYesYesYes
  Multi NationalyesYes, 60+ Countries YesYesYes40+ Countries
  ArchitectureSOA, .NETSOA, XML, WebserviceSOA SaaS Multitenant SOA.NET
  Database PlatformMS 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)MS SQL Server, Oracle, Cloud-Based (Saas)Cloud-Based (Saas), Universally Compatible w/all Data Base PlatformsMS SQL Server, Cloud-Based (Saas), MS SQL Express, MS Access, Microsoft Azure
  Server OSLinux, Windows, Unix, .NETWindowsLinux, Windows, UnixLinux, Windows, UnixCompatible w/all Operating SystemsMac OS, Windows, Compatible w/all Operating Systems
  Materials Management
   Inventory Control    Inventory Management    Advanced Material Mgmt.    Inventory Control    Inventory Summary      
   Vendor Managed Inventory    Lot Traceability    Bar Coding        Inventory Tracking      
   Wireless Warehouse Management System        Handheld        Bill of Materials      
           Material Handler Interface        Bar Coding      
           Material Movement        Job Tracking System      
           Prioritize Orders        Material Requirements Planning      
           Sales Order Allocation              
  Sales Order Management
   Packing Slip & Shipping Management    Document Flow Mgmt.    Order Management    Purchasing Management    Commission Tracking    Service Management  
   Quoting and Estimating    Ecommerce Shopping Cart    Sales Mgmt. Overview    RF Warehousing    Competitor Intelligence Database      
   Sales Orders    Point Of Sale    Demand Management    Sales Monitoring    Customer Orders      
       Report Writer    Electronic Data Interchange        E D I      
       Return Mgmt    Estimate / Quote Mgmt.        Order Entry & Tracking      
       Sales Analysis    Storefront        Quote Tracking      
       Sales Orders            Sales Order      
  Financial Management
   Financial Overview    Budget Management    General Ledger    Business Intelligence    accounting Overview    Business Intelligence  
   General Ledger    Accounts Payable    Accounts Payable    Data Collection    Accounts Receivable / Accounts Payable    Financial Management  
   Finanacial Reporting    Accounts Receivable    Accounts Receivable    Financial Overview    Costing      
   Accounts Payable    Activity Based Costing    Multi-Cureancy / Company        Expense Project Tracking      
   Accounts Receivable    Tax Management    Financial Mgmt Overview        Inventory Valuation      
   Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)    Assests Register    Tax Connect        Multi-Company Financial Consolidation      
       Payroll    Cash / Asset Mgmt              
       Analytics    Global Engines              
  Production Management
   Bill of Manufacture (BOM)    Bill of Materials    Production Mgmt Overview    Discrete Manufacturing    Barcode Labeling    Project Management  
   Engineering Change Order    Engineering Change Control    Advanced Production    Process Manufacturing    Capacity Planning      
   Manufacturing & Production Reporting     Factory Documentation    Advanced Quality Mgmt        Complex Assembly      
   MES    Cost Tracking    Job Management        Labor & Time Tracking      
   Material & Capacity Requirements Planning    Planning and Scheduling    Lean Manufacturing        Multi-Plants      
   Production Overview    Projects and Contracts    Manufacturing Execution Systm.        Plant Floor Mobile Access      
   Quality Management    Quality Mgmt    Planning & Scheduling        PLC Machine Integration      
   Real Time Monitoring    Quotations            Preventative Maintenance      
       Requirements Planning            Production Scheduling Overview      
       Shop Clock            Shop Floor Control      
                   Statistical Process Controls      
  Supply Chain Management
   Capable to Promise    EDI Solution    Supply Chain Mgmt Overview        Online Order & Tracking    Supply Chain Management  
   Demand Planning    Freight Calculator    Inventory Management        Online Tool Release      
   Materials Ordering    Inventory Forecasting    Purchase Management        Problem Control      
   Outsource Central     Shipping Mgmt    Shipping & Receiving        Supplier Quality      
           Sourcing        Supply Chain Overview      
           Supplier Relationship Mgmt.              
           Warehouse Management              
  Customer Relationship Management
   Customer Relationship Management (CRM)    Contact Management    Customer Relations Overview    CRM    Configurator Pricing     Sales & Marketing  
       CRM for Syspro    Campaign Connect        Cost & Quote Estimating      
           Case Management        Customer Master List      
           Informatin Worker        Customer Relations Summary      
           Lead / Opportunity Mgmt        Field Service      
           Mobile Connect        Opportunity Tracking      
           Service Management        Quick Quoter      
                   Quote Tracking      
  Additional Capabilities
   Payroll Processing    Document Mgmt    Compliance Overview    Multi-Channel Retail and Direct Marketing    Business Intelligence    Human Resources  
   Work Force Management    Espresso Mobile    Composite Applications    Wholesale Distribution    Computer Aided Design      
           Enterprise Performance Mgmt        Document Control System      
           Epicor Everywhere FrameworkEpicor Everywhere Frame        E-Commerce      
           Global Business Mgmt        Electronic Data Interchange      
           Human Capital Mgmt Overview        Groupware Communication      
           Product Data Mgmt        Human Resources Overview      
           Service Mgmt. Overview        SmartPlex Mobile Access      
           Social Enterprise              
           Web 2.0              
  Services Support
   IQMS EnterpriseIQ Training Programs     STARS    Business Process Outsourcing        Security    Support Options  
   IQMS Professional Services and Consulting    Support    Hosting Services        Training Strategies      
   IQMS Technical Support    Training and Education    Learning & Educational Services              
   Software Updates and Maintenance Program        Managed Services              
           Professional Services              
           Subscription Services              
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