Independent Review of ERP Software for Wholesale Distribution. Free Demos.

Below is a comprehensive, independent review and comparison of ERP Wholesale Distribution software. We provide an easy-to-navigate matrix comparing general data (e.g. pricing, financing options etc), materials management, sales order management, financial management, production management, supply chain management, and customer management along with any additional capabilities each vendor might provide. Click on the product name to dive deeper into each vendor's software or request a free demo to get more hands-on experience. 
  General Data
  Product NameNetSuite ERPInfor Distribution SX.eSage ERP X3Epicor Prophet 21SYSPROMicrosoft Dynamics GPIntacttInform SoftwareS2K EnterpriseEnterprise 21 ERPPriority Software ERP
  VersionAlways Current6.0712.127.02016Always Current20.0.635.58.117.3
  Price Range$10K-100K$25K-$2600/ user-$3,000-$5,000/user$25K-500K onsite$10K-100K2,400-UP-$25K-Please inquire-$30K-$750K$1,400-$3,000/license
  Financing OptionsSubscriptionLicensedOwner Financing, Lease to ownLease, FinancingLease, Owner Financing, SubscriptionLease, Owner Financing, FinancingFinancing, SubscriptionLeaseLease, FinancingLease, Interest Free FinancingSubscription, Licensed
  User Range10+unlimited10-500020-1000+1-1000+4-100025-5001-Unlimited5-200+10+ unlimited5-1000+5-1,000
  Multi SiteYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
  Multi NationalYesNorth American / U.KYesYesYes, 60+ Countries yesYesU.S. & CanadaYes ( UK, CA, Caribbean)English / SpanishYes
  ArchitectureSAAS, MultitenantProprietary / SOA SOASOA, XML, WebserviceSOA, .NETMultitenant, SaaSWindowsSOASOAAll current Windows
  Database PlatformMS 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 CloudProgress, Proprietary`MS SQL Server, Oracle, Cloud-Based (Saas)MS SQL ServerMS SQL Server, Other, Cloud-Based (Saas), Universally Compatible w/all Data Base PlatformsMS SQL Server, IBM DB2, Other, Oracle, Proprietary`, Cloud-Based (Saas)Universally Compatible w/all Data Base PlatformsIBM UniData/UniVerseIBM DB2, 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, SalesforceMS SQL Server, Oracle, MS SQL Express
  Server OSMac OS, Windows, Unix, Novell NetwareLinux, Windows, Unix, HP-UXLinux, Windows, UnixWindowsWindowsMac OS, Linux, Windows, Unix, Novell NetwareCompatible w/all Operating SystemsWindowsLinux, Windows, IBM Power SystemMac OS, Linux, Windows, UnixLinux, Windows, Unix
  Materials Management
   Multi-location Inventory for Distributor    Inventory Control    Inventory Control    Advanced Demand Forecasting    Inventory Management    Inventory Management        Inventory Management    Master Production Schedule (MPS)    Inventory Management    Materials Management Overview  
   Advanced Shipping    Purchasing        Consignment    Lot Traceability    Materials Requirement Planning        Warehouse Management System    Material Requirement Planning    Procurement    Mobile Devices, Barcode & RFID  
   Bin Management            Distribution Requirements Planning                        Warehouse Management System    Picking and Shipping  
   Order Promising            Inventory Management                            Receiving & Put-Away  
   Real-Time Sustem            Purchasing                            Replenishment  
   Return Materials Authorization                                        Traceability  
  Sales Order Management
   Automated Order Processing    Infor10 Road Warrior     Purchasing Management    Order Automation    Document Flow Mgmt.    Sales Configuration        Customer Pricing    Order Processing    Sales & Order Management    Orders  
   Automated Payments    Order Entry    RF Warehousing    Pricing    Ecommerce Shopping Cart    Sales Forecasting        Order Fulfillment    Work Order Processing        Price Quotes  
   One Click Purchase Orders    Quote Pad    Sales Monitoring        Point Of Sale            Point-of-Sale (POS)            Tasks  
   Order Management    Sales Analysis            Report Writer                          
   Procure-to-Pay Purchasing    Sales Orders            Return Mgmt                          
   Real Time Order Status                Sales Analysis                          
   Self-Service Vendor Center                Sales Orders                          
   Shipping Integration                                          
   Streamlined Receiving                                          
  Financial Management
   General Ledger, Payables & Receivables    Accounts Payable    Business Intelligence    Accounts Payable    Budget Management    Business Intelligence    Collection Notes    Accounting Overview    Accounts Payable    Financials Overview    Billing  
   Financial Summary    Accounts Receivable    Data Collection    Accounts Receivable    Accounts Payable    Financial Management    Financial Management     Accounts Payable    Accounts Receivable    Financial Reports    Budget Control  
   Advanced Billing    Credit Card Processing    Financial Overview    General Ledger    Accounts Receivable    Multicurrency    Multi-Org    Accounts Receivable    Financial Highlights        Cash Management  
   Amortization Schedules    General Ledger            Activity Based Costing    Online Reports    Project Accounting    Bank Reconciliation    General Ledger        Cost Control  
   Multi-currency Transactions    Performance Management            Tax Management        Revenue Recognition    Financial Reporting            Financial Management Overview  
   Project Accounting                Assests Register                        Financial Statement Generator  
   Revenue Recognition                Payroll                        Fixed Assets  
                   Analytics                        Regulatory Compliance  
  Production Management
   Advanced Multi-location Inventory    Value Added Services    Discrete Manufacturing        Bill of Materials    Bill of Materials            Capacity Requirements Planning    Manufacturing    Production Management Overview  
   Aseembly Management        Process Manufacturing        Engineering Change Control    Manufacturing Order Process            Shop Floor Control          
   Work Order Management                Factory Documentation    Quality Assurance                      
                   Cost Tracking                          
                   Planning and Scheduling                          
                   Projects and Contracts                          
                   Quality Mgmt                          
                   Requirements Planning                          
                   Shop Clock                          
  Supply Chain Management
   Supply Chain Overview    Demand Planning        Freight Management    EDI Solution                Inventory Management    Material Requirements Planning (MRP)      
       Supplier Relationship Management        Warehouse Management    Freight Calculator                    Distribution Requirements Planning (DRP)      
       Transportation Management            Inventory Forecasting                          
       Warehouse Logistics            Shipping Mgmt                          
       Warehouse Management                                      
  Customer Relationship Management
   Incentive Management    CRM Business     CRM    CRM Overview    Contact Management    Customer Relationship Mgmt    CRM w / Salesforce    CRM Overview    Customer Relationship Management    Customer Relationship Management    CRM Overview  
   Job and Project Tracking    Inforce Everywhere            CRM for Syspro                Marketing Automation          
   Partner Relationship                                Remote Sales Force Automation          
   Sales Order Management                                          
   Self Service Customer Portal                                          
  Additional Capabilities
   Real Time Dashboards    Advanced Mobile Management    Multi-Channel Retail and Direct Marketing    Automated Backup System    Document Mgmt            Business Intelligence    (EDI) Electronic Data Interchange    Business Intelligence    Mobile Solutions  
   Security    eCommerce Tools    Wholesale Distribution    AutoOrder    Espresso Mobile            Electronic Document Solutions    Distribution Management    e-Commerce      
       Infor "MyDay"        Business Analyzer                Event Messaging    e Business Applications    Enterprise 21 Workbench Designer      
       Infor10 Workspace         Customer Buying Trend Analysis                    S2K Mobile          
               Customer Profit Analyzer                              
               DynaChange Extensibility Tools                              
               Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)                              
               Human Capital Management                              
               Service and Maintenance                              
               Strategic Pricing                              
               Wireless Warehouse                              
  Services Support
   Customer Care    Enterprise Performance Accelerator Kit (EPAK)            STARS    Support Options    Support            Direct Developer Support    Customer Service & Support Overview  
   NetSuite Central    Service Warranty            Support                          
   Site Consultation                Training and Education                          

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