Published on the 11/10/2017 | Written by iStart
Each year iStart publishes the ERP Buyer's Guide providing comparison and evaluation of the leading ERP vendors and their products, along with local A/NZ reseller or implementation partner contact details...
Use the ERP Buyer’s Guide to find solutions that fit with your business requirements or industry vertical. You should also check the vendor’s listing on the ERP pavilion where you can get more detail on product offerings and read the relevant case studies or white papers from the vendor. If you are interested in a particular industry vertical, you can search case studies by industry vertical here.
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Abel | ECi M1 Manufacturing ERP | Epicor ERP | FinancialForce FM | FinancialForce PSA | IFS Applications | Infor CloudSuite Industrial | Infor LN | JCurve ERP | Jiwa 7 | Microsoft Dynamics 365 | Microsoft Dynamics NAV | MYOB Advanced | MYOB Exo | MYOB Greentree | N2 ERP | Oracle ERP Cloud | Oracle JD Edwards | Oracle + NetSuite | Priority ERP | Pronto Xi | SAP Business ByDesign | SAP Business One | SAP S/4HANA | SYSPRO 7 | Unit4 Business World
Abel is an affordable fully integrated Business Management System that delivers: Financials, Manufacturing & Production, Distribution & Supply, Job Costing, Serial & Tracking, Inventory Management, Pricing, Customer Relationship Management and Enterprise Management (multi-company, currency, language, branches & locations).
Agriculture/Fisheries, Distribution, Engineering, Financial Services, Food & Beverage, Manufacturing, Manufacturing & Distribution, Mining & Resources, Trade Services and Wholesaling.
ECi M1 is specifically designed for the manufacturing industry and used by small and medium size job shops, and custom and mixed mode manufacturers worldwide.
For more than 15 years, M1 ERP has met the rapidly changing needs of our customers by focusing on their entire sales, production and financial processes. Our M1 ERP software solution targets inefficiencies, controls job costs and maximizes the contribution of company resources.
Epicor minimises the complexities of traditional ERP to deliver a solution that emphasizes ease of use, collaboration, and responsiveness. With the flexibility to run on premise or in the cloud, Epicor delivers a comprehensive set of global functionality – enabling you to drive profitability, inspire innovation, and respond quickly to an evolving business environment.
Construction, Distribution, Engineering, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Manufacturing & Distribution, Printing/Publishing, Telecommunications/Utilities, Transportation/Freight and Wholesaling.
FinancialForce Financial Management (FM) is the perfect complement to Salesforce CRM, bringing back office data to the front, allowing companies to align sales, services and finance on a single cloud with a single customer record enabling unprecedented customer service. This robust Cloud Financial Management software includes: Accounting & Finance as well as deep Revenue, Spend and Inventory Management functionality.
FinancialForce PSA streamlines processes to effectively manage projects and portfolios of projects. Automated billing and invoicing, time and expense management, sales collaboration, services handoff, and resource management improve project success and increase profitability. FinancialForce PSA harnesses the power of cloud computing on the Salesforce platform to meet the needs of services driven businesses.
FinancialForce Financial Management (FM)
Distribution, Engineering, Healthcare, Information Technology, Not for Profit, Services, Trade Services, Telecommunications/Utilities, Transportation/Freight and Wholesaling.
FinancialForce Professional Services Automation (PSA)
Construction, Education, Engineering, Financial Services, Healthcare, Information Technology, Telecommunications/Utilities and Any services driven business.
IFS focuses on companies with core business processes in managing the full lifecycle of projects, assets, manufacturing, supply chain and optimising service management. IFS Applications include financials, human resources, quality management, document management, customer relationship management (CRM), business intelligence, sustainability management, and other core functionality.
Aerospace/Defence, Agriculture/Fisheries, Construction, Engineering, Healthcare, Local/Central Government, Manufacturing, Manufacturing & Distribution, Mining & Resources, Oil & Gas and Telecommunications/Utilities.
CloudSuite Industrial offers manufacturers a true mixed mode application for engineer to order, configure to order, highly repetitive, and service-based organisations. The multi-site capabilities enable complex organisations to be modelled site by site with complete integration to the overall enterprise. CloudSuite empowers your entire organisation with role-based personalization of key performance measures and role-specific monitoring and reporting.
Infor LN is a comprehensive ERP that consolidates global operations from design to delivery, including manufacturing, supply chain, and after-market services. Infor LN operates in high volume manufacturing/distribution scenarios as well as complex industrial projects. It covers all major processes, and via ION includes many integrations to best of breed applications. No other ERP solution in the market has delivered as much success for complex, high-engineering content manufacturers.
Infor CloudSuite Industrial
Aerospace and Defence, Automotive, Construction, Discrete Manufacturing, Distribution, Engineering, High Tech Manufacturing, Industrial Machinery and Equipment, Manufacturing & Distribution, Printing/Publishing, Transportation/Freight and Wholesaling.
Aerospace and Defence, Automotive, Construction, Discrete Manufacturing, Distribution, Engineering, High Tech Manufacturing, Industrial Machinery and Equipment, Manufacturing & Distribution, Printing/Publishing, Transportation/Freight, Wholesaling.
JCurve ERP is the exclusive AU & NZ small business edition of NetSuite. A complete cloud ERP solution empowering small business growth with streamlined processes, automation, and real-time business intelligence. Support sales with live CRM, order, stock and product information. Save warehouse costs with automated re-ordering and reduced manual data entry and errors. Make agile, strategic decisions with customisable, real-time dashboards, KPIs and business intelligence.
Agriculture/Fisheries, Construction, Distribution, FMCG, Food & Beverage, Information Technology, Primary Industry, Sports and Recreation, Wholesaling, Fashion, Jewellery, Homewares. Also please note only basic manufacturing capability.
Jiwa 7 is best suited to wholesale businesses involved in importing goods and managing inventory. Product modules include general ledger, cash book, inventory, landed cost, sales, purchasing, quoting, manufacturing, service manager, job costing, and point of sale.
Based on Microsoft SQL Server, Jiwa 7 is an all-in-one solution that will scale as your demands grow. The product also has an in-built development engine to address your unique or industry-specific functional needs.
Agriculture/Fisheries, Distribution, Food & Beverage, Healthcare, Information Technology, Manufacturing, Manufacturing & Distribution and Wholesaling.
Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Operations is a comprehensive ERP suite for mid – large organisations which is deployed in the cloud (Azure). Microsoft Dynamics 365 is a highly scalable solution providing multi-site, multi-currency and regional localisation built on the Microsoft solution stack which is simple to learn and allows organisations to deliver value faster and drive innovation and involvement across the organisation.
Microsoft Dynamics NAV is a global ERP solution that provides small and midsize businesses greater control over their financials and can simplify their supply chain, manufacturing, and operations. It’s quick to implement and easy to use, with the power to support your growth ambitions.
Microsoft Dynamics 365
Construction, Distribution, Engineering, Equipment, FMCG, Food & Beverage, Manufacturing & Distribution, Mining & Resources, Public Sector and Professional Services, Rental and Fleet management, Retailing and Wholesaling.
Microsoft Dynamics NAV
Agriculture/Fisheries, Distribution, Financial and Professional Services, FMCG, Food & Beverage, Manufacturing, Manufacturing & Distribution, Not for Profit, Primary Industry and Wholesaling.
NZ: 0800 800 162
AU: 1800 197 960
P: +64 9 966 3070
P: +64 4 472 2021
Microsoft partner portal:
MYOB Advanced is a cloud based SaaS ERP and HRM solution.
MYOB Exo is an on premise Business management solution (ERP and HRM) specifically designed for local Australian and New Zealand medium sized businesses that need company-wide insight and control.
MYOB Greentree offers both Windows and browser-based access sitting seamlessly side-by-side. MYOB Greentree’s robust unified solution offers integrated Financial Management, Human Resources & Payroll, Supply Chain & Distribution, Job Cost Management, Customer Relationship Management, Retail, Manufacturing, Service & Asset Management, eBusiness, Mobile, Information Access & Reporting, Workflow & Business Intelligence.
Construction, Distribution, Engineering, Entertainment, Financial Services, Information Technology, Manufacturing, Manufacturing & Distribution, Trade Services and Wholesaling.
Agriculture/Fisheries, Construction, Financial Services, FMCG, Food & Beverage, Manufacturing & Distribution, Not for Profit, Retailing, Trade Services, Wholesaling
Agriculture/Fisheries, Construction, Distribution, Education, Engineering, Entertainment, Healthcare, Manufacturing & Distribution, Mining & Resources, Not for Profit, Trade Services, Transportation and Wholesaling.
N2 ERP is a fully integrated Cloud ERP solution developed by First Software. The product was designed to meet the Procurement, Inventory, Sales, eCommerce and Accounting needs of retail and distribution businesses. N2 ERP streamlines operations, reduces overheads and acts as a true catalyst for growth.
Customers range in size from three users to 150 and from one store to over 20.
There is also an option to integrate to Xero.
Distribution, Retailing, Wholesaling
Oracle ERP Cloud
Streamline your enterprise business processes with Oracle Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Cloud. With ERP Cloud’s Financials, Procurement, Project Portfolio Management and more, you can increase productivity, lower costs, and improve controls.
Oracle JD Edwards
Oracle’s JD Edwards EnterpriseOne is an integrated applications suite of comprehensive enterprise resource planning software aimed at Enterprise organisations requiring a depth and breadth of business solutions with a low total cost of ownership. JD Edwards suits complex manufacturing, Wholesale and Distribution, Asset Intensive, Project Intensive organisations.
Oracle + Netsuite
Oracle NetSuite Global Business Unit, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Oracle, pioneered the Cloud Computing revolution in 1998, establishing the world’s first company dedicated to delivering business applications over the Internet. Today, Oracle NetSuite Global Business Unit provides a suite of cloud-based financials / Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and omni-channel commerce software that runs the business of companies in more than 100 countries.
Oracle ERP Cloud
Agriculture/Fisheries, Construction, Not industry specific
Oracle JD Edwards
Agriculture/Fisheries, Construction, Distribution, Manufacturing and Wholesaling
Oracle + Netsuite
General Business, Manufacturing, Retail, Services (Financial Services, IT Services, Professional Services), Software and Wholesale Distribution
ORACLE ERP CLOUD//
ORACLE JD EDWARDS//
AU: +61 3 9922 5519 or 1300 156 640
W: Fusion5 AU
A single integrated solution to serve all your business needs. Delivers dedicated, focused solutions for commercial and manufacturing customers across a wide range of industries.
Available as a cloud-based (SaaS) or on-premise installation, mobile-friendly with access from any mobile device or tablet. Flexible, scalable, multi-language and multi-currency management solution, highly configurable, with intuitive user interface supported by responsive help tools to make learning quick and easy.
Construction, Distribution, Engineering, Food & Beverage, Healthcare, Information Technology, Manufacturing, Manufacturing & Distribution, Mining & Resources, Telecommunications/Utilities
Pronto Xi is an award winning ERP solution designed to deliver a seamless information flow from one area of your business to another. Access valuable insights and reporting tailored to each department in an easy-to-use and scalable solution.
Start with our core offering of business basics, and add the competencies that suit your needs now and into the future. Pronto Xi is available as an on-premise, hosted, or SaaS application.
Distribution, Construction and Engineering, e-commerce, Field Service, Manufacturing, Mining, Retail and Wholesale.
SAP Business ByDesign is the cloud ERP solution that fast growing, midmarket businesses trust to run like Fortune 500 companies. The end to end business suite unifies all core functions bringing together powerful analytics and best businesses processes fine-tuned using 40+ years of SAP experience.
SAP Business One is an affordable and scalable solution designed to drive profitability for SME business. SAP Business One brings together a single view of every critical business function across financial management, warehousing, purchasing, inventory, manufacturing, banking, sales, and CRM. This means organisations gain real-time visibility across all operations, and the ability to understand and respond to changes in your business as they happen through the built-in analytics functionality.
SAP S/4HANA is a real-time enterprise resource management suite for digital business. It is built on SAP’s advanced in-memory platform, SAP HANA, and offers a personalised, consumer-grade user experience with SAP Fiori. Deployable in the cloud or on premise, SAP S/4HANA can drive instant value across all lines of business – no matter your industry or business size.
SAP Business ByDesign
Distribution, Entertainment, Information Technology, Local/Central Government, Manufacturing, Manufacturing & Distribution, Media/Marketing/Comms, Sports and Recreation, Telecommunications/Utilities and Wholesaling.
SAP Business One
Automotive, Construction, Engineering, FMCG, Food & Beverage, Healthcare, Information Technology, Manufacturing & Distribution, Not for Profit, Primary Industry and Telecommunications/Utilities.
Banking, Cargo Transportation & Logistics, Consumer Products, High Tech, Mining, Public Sector, Professional Services, Retail, Sports and Entertainment, Utilities and Wholesale Distribution.
Inecom Technology Partners
AU: 1800 155 999
NZ: 0800 REALTECH or +64 9 308 0902
For a partner near you refer to SAP partners
Offering more than 50 scalable modules, SYSPRO can streamline your supply chain end-to-end. Full visibility across multiple companies, branches, locations, languages and currencies and seamless bi-directional integration into CAD, your customers, your supply partners, edi and more. SYSPRO 7 has an enriched User Interface (UI) as well as a cost effective upgrade path for the future.
Distribution, Engineering, FMCG, Food & Beverage, Manufacturing, Manufacturing & Distribution, Retailing and Wholesaling
Unit4 Business World (UBW) is a cloud based ERP solution that enables service-centric organisations in the public and private sectors to seamlessly integrate business processes. Its leading-edge architecture facilitates faster innovation at a lower cost and with less disruption.
The UBW core solution includes; Financial Management, Procurement, Budgeting and Forecasting, HR and Payroll, Field Services and Asset Management, Project Costing and Billing.
Central, Regional & Local Government, Education, Engineering, Financial Services, Healthcare, Information Technology and Not for Profit