Manufacturing ERP Software Comparison for the Transportation Industry

Below you will find a comprehensive, independent comparison of top rated manufacturing ERP software systems for the Transportation industry. 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, along within 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 AXPlex Manufacturing CloudEpicor ERPNetSuite ERPSage 300 ERP SAP Business OneInfor CloudSuite Industrial (Syteline) abas ERPPriority Software ERP
  VersionAX 7 2016Always Current10.00Always Current20149.00.10201617.3
  Price Range$20K-750K$5K + per month-$4K -500K$10K-100K$150/User-$2,500/User $25K -$250K$25K-500K$75K and up-$1,400-$3,000/license
  Financing OptionsLease, Owner Financing, FinancingSubscriptionLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownSubscriptionLease, Owner Financing, Financing, Easy Pay AvailableLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownLease, FinancingSubscription, Licensed
  User Range5-2,25020-1000+1-2000+10+unlimited2-45025-10005-100010-2505-1,000
  Multi SiteYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
  Multi NationalYesYesYesYesYes-169 CountriesYesYesYesYes
  ArchitectureSOA, .NET, CloudSaaS Multitenant SOASOASAAS, MultitenantMulti-tierSOASOASOA / Multi-tierAll current Windows
  Database PlatformMS SQL Server, Oracle, Cloud-Based (Saas), Microsoft AzureCloud-Based (Saas), Universally Compatible w/all Data Base PlatformsMS SQL Server, Cloud-Based (Saas), MAC OSMS 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, Oracle, PervasiveMS SQL Server, Progress, IBM DB2, Other, Oracle, Proprietary`MS SQL Server, Cloud-Based (Saas)Cloud-Based (Saas), abas Open Object Oriented Database, Universally Compatible w/all Data Base PlatformsMS SQL Server, Oracle, MS SQL Express
  Server OSWindowsCompatible w/all Operating SystemsLinux, Windows, UnixMac OS, Windows, Unix, Novell NetwareLinux, WindowsMac OS, Linux, Windows, Unix, Novell NetwareWindowsLinux, Windows, UnixLinux, Windows, Unix
  Materials Management
   Inventory Controls    Inventory Summary    Advanced Material Mgmt.    Multi-location Inventory for Distributor    Bar Coding    Inventory Management    Material Management Summary     Inventory Management    Materials Management Overview  
   Manufacturing    Inventory Tracking    Bar Coding    Advanced Shipping    Bin Tracking        Plant Maintenance     Material requirements planning (MRP)    Mobile Devices, Barcode & RFID  
   Material Planning    Bill of Materials    Handheld    Bin Management    Material Requirements Planning            Material Cost Posting    Picking and Shipping  
   Warehouse Management    Bar Coding    Material Handler Interface    Order Promising                Scheduling    Receiving & Put-Away  
       Job Tracking System    Material Movement    Real-Time Sustem                Warehouse Management    Replenishment  
       Material Requirements Planning    Prioritize Orders    Return Materials Authorization                    Traceability  
           Sales Order Allocation                          
  Sales Order Management
   Sales & Marketing    Commission Tracking    Order Management    Automated Order Processing    Direct Receivables    Sales & Promotions    Advanced Forcasting    Costing    Orders  
   Sales Management    Competitor Intelligence Database    Sales Management    Automated Payments    Electronic Funds Transfer        Estimating / Quoting    Invoicing    Price Quotes  
       Customer Orders    Demand Management    One Click Purchase Orders    National Accounts Management        Request for Quote    Process History    Tasks  
       E D I    Electronic Data Interchange    Order Management    Order Entry            Quotation Management      
       Order Entry & Tracking    Estimate / Quote Mgmt.    Procure-to-Pay Purchasing                Sales Management Overview      
       Quote Tracking    Storefront    Real Time Order Status                Shipping Order      
       Sales Order        Self-Service Vendor Center                      
               Shipping Integration                      
               Streamlined Receiving                      
  Financial Management
   AP / AR    accounting Overview    General Ledger    General Ledger, Payables & Receivables    Accounts Payable    Financial Reporting    Financial Management    “What if” Financial Scenarios    Billing  
   Financial Management Overview    Accounts Receivable / Accounts Payable    Accounts Payable    Financial Summary    Accounts Receivable    Accounting and Financials Overview        Cost Accounting    Budget Control  
   Fixed Assets    Costing    Accounts Receivable    Advanced Billing    Fixed Asset Management    Banking & Reconciliation        Financials and Accounting    Cash Management  
   General Ledger    Expense Project Tracking    Multi-Cureancy / Company    Amortization Schedules    General Ledger    Cost Accounting        Fixed Assets    Cost Control  
   International Capabilities    Inventory Valuation    Financial Mgmt Overview    Multi-currency Transactions    Intercompany Transactions            Liquidity Planning    Financial Management Overview  
   Project Accounting    Multi-Company Financial Consolidation    Tax Connect    Project Accounting    Multi-currency            Perpetual Inventory Costing    Financial Statement Generator  
           Cash / Asset Mgmt    Revenue Recognition    Project & Job Costing                Fixed Assets  
           Global Engines                        Regulatory Compliance  
  Production Management
   Bill of Materials    Barcode Labeling    Production Mgmt     Advanced Multi-location Inventory    Advanced Production        Engineering    CAD Integration    Production Management Overview  
   Key Production Features    Capacity Planning    Advanced Production    Aseembly Management    Basic Manufacturing        Planning & Scheduling    Production Summary      
   Product Builder    Complex Assembly    Advanced Quality Mgmt    Work Order Management            Production Management    Project Cost Accounting      
       Labor & Time Tracking    Job Management                Project Control    Project Management      
       Multi-Plants    Lean Manufacturing                Shop Floor Data    Time Recording / Job Time      
       Plant Floor Mobile Access    Manufacturing Execution Systm.                Workflow    Work Order Management      
       PLC Machine Integration    Planning & Scheduling                          
       Preventative Maintenance    Planning and Scheduling                          
       Production Scheduling Overview    Product Data Management                          
       Shop Floor Control                              
       Statistical Process Controls                              
  Supply Chain Management
   Key Supply Chain Features    Online Order & Tracking    Supply Chain Mgmt.    Supply Chain Overview    Inventory Control        Shipping / Receiving    Purchasing      
       Online Tool Release    Inventory Management        Lot Tracking / Serialized Inventory            Requisitions      
       Problem Control    Purchase Management        Purchase Orders            Sales Planning & Forecasting      
       Supplier Quality    Shipping & Receiving        Return Materials Authorization            Supplier Relationship Management      
       Supply Chain Overview    Sourcing        Warehouse Management                  
           Supplier Relationship Mgmt.                          
           Warehouse Management                          
  Customer Relationship Management
   Marketing Automation    Configurator Pricing     Customer Relations Overview    Incentive Management    SageCRM-Customer Service Automation    CRM Overview    Customer Relations Management    Customer Relations Mgmt.    CRM Overview  
   Sales Force Automation    Cost & Quote Estimating    Campaign Connect    Job and Project Tracking    SageCRM-Marketing Automation    Customer Data Management     Field Service Management    Customer Relationship Management Overview      
       Customer Master List    Case Management    Partner Relationship    SageCRM-Sales Automation                  
       Customer Relations Summary    Customer Relationship Management    Sales Order Management                      
       Field Service    Information Worker    Self Service Customer Portal                      
       Opportunity Tracking    Lead / Opportunity Mgmt    Website                      
       Quick Quoter    Mobile Connect                          
       Quote Tracking    Service Management                          
  Additional Capabilities
   Alert System    Business Intelligence    Cloud Deployment    Real Time Dashboards    Business Intelligence and Reporting    E-Commerce    Human Resources     Electronic data interchange (EDI)    Mobile Solutions  
   Business Intelligence and Reporting    Computer Aided Design    Compliance Overview    Security            Internationalization    Business Intelligence      
   Compliance Management    Document Control System    Composite Applications                Intuitive User Interface    Multi-Site      
   Human Resource Management    E-Commerce    Composite Applications                Multi-Site, Multi-Plant          
   Service Managment    Electronic Data Interchange    Document Mgmt                Quality Control (Supplier)          
       Groupware Communication    Enterprise Content Mgmt                Report & Analysis          
       Human Resources Overview    Enterprise Performance Mgmt                Sytline Data Collection          
       SmartPlex Mobile Access    Epicor Everywhere FrameworkEpicor Everywhere Frame                          
           Global Business Mgmt                          
           Human Capital Mgmt.                          
           ICE Business Architecture                          
           Product Data Mgmt                          
           Service Mgmt. Overview                          
           Social Enterprise                          
           Subscription Services                          
           Web 2.0                          
  Services Support
   Support Options    Security    Business Process Outsourcing    Customer Care    Priority Software Support    E-Learning        Upgrade Guarantee    Customer Service & Support Overview  
       Training Strategies    Epicor Consulting    NetSuite Central    Sage Business Care                  
           Hosting Services    Site Consultation    Sage Software University                  
           Learning & Educational Services        Training                  
           Managed Services                          
           Professional Services                          
           Subscription Services                          

Learn how other Transportation and Railway product manufacturers have improved their efficiency, compliance, and profitability using these top rated ERP software systems for the transportation industry.


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