ERP Buyer’s Guide

Published on the 06/08/2019 | Written by iStart


ERP Buyer's Guide 2019-20

Welcome to iStart’s annual ERP Buyer’s Guide. The Guide provides in-depth comparison and evaluation of the leading ERP vendors and products active in the A/NZ region, along with contact details for their local implementation partners…

Use the ERP Buyer’s Guide to find solutions that fit with your business requirements or industry vertical. As part of your research you should also check the vendor’s listing on the ERP pavilion for more detail on product or company behind it, and explore local case studies. To find relevant case studies for a particular industry search the archive by industry vertical.

For commentary on the ERP market over 2019-20 you may wish to read over our latest assessment of where to now for innovation in ERP? (this is also included in the PDF).

Download the ERP Guide (print ready PDF)…

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Product fact sheets for individual solutions:

Abel  |  ECi M1 Manufacturing ERP  |  IFS Applications  |  Infor CloudSuite   |  Jiwa 7  |  Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations  |  Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central  |  MYOB Advanced  |  MYOB Greentree  |  N2 ERP  |  Oracle JD Edwards  |  Oracle NetSuite  |  Priority Software  |  Pronto Xi  |   Sage 300cloud  |  SAGE Business Cloud X3  |  SAP Business ByDesign  |  SAP Business One  |  SAP S/4HANA  |  SYSPRO  |  Unit4 Business World

For commentary on the ERP market you may wish to read our assessment of drivers affecting A/NZ.

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Where to now for innovation in ERP? Midmarket ERP a race to the cloud Whitepaper: An expert guide to selecting and implementing ERP solutions

+ PRODUCT OVERVIEW:

Abel is an affordable fully integrated Business Management System that delivers: Financials, Manufacturing & Production, Distribution & Supply, Job Costing, Serial & Tracking, Inventory Management, Export Management, Pricing, Customer Relationship Management and Enterprise Management (multi-company, currency, language, branches & locations). Abel is currently running in 6 languages and is in 13 countries.

+ INDUSTRY FOCUS:

Agriculture/Fisheries, Distribution, Engineering, Financial Services, FMCG, Food & Beverage, Manufacturing, Primary Industry, Trade Services, Wholesaling, General business accounting

+ A/NZ VENDOR CONTACTS:

Abel Software Limited – New Zealand
0800 ABEL SALES
+64 9 526 5210
info@abelsoftware.com
http://www.abelsoftware.com/

Abel Software – Australia
Sydney +61 2 9888 3355
Melbourne +61 418 696 488
info@abelsoftware.com
http://www.abelsoftware.com/

+ A/NZ RESELLER CONTACTS:

Please refer to http://www.abelsoftware.com for a list of partners

+ PRODUCT OVERVIEW:

M1 is a customisable solution for medium-sized hybrid and configure-to-order manufacturers who need an all-in-one business management solution. It provides complete business visibility and helps in reducing costs while increasing productivity. Real-time visibility allows for more accurate scheduling and material ordering, and costly data entry errors are lessened because of the single point of entry that can be sourced throughout the system.

M1 is available through two subscription options: 24/7 access through a cloud-based platform or on-premise-based for organisations needing to meet stringent regulatory requirements.

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.

+ INDUSTRY FOCUS:

Manufacturing

+ A/NZ VENDOR CONTACTS:

ECi SOLUTIONS PTY LTD//
A/NZ: +61 3 9210 4700
E: M1@ECiSolutions.com
W: ECi Solutions

+ PRODUCT OVERVIEW:

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.

+ INDUSTRY FOCUS:

Aerospace & Defence, Agriculture/Fisheries, Construction, Engineering, Manufacturing, Manufacturing & Distribution, Mining & Resources, Oil & Gas, Trade Services, Telecommunications/Utilities, Field Service Management

+ A/NZ VENDOR CONTACTS:

IFS//
AU: +61 3 9810 1100
E: info.au@ifsworld.com
W: IFS

+ A/NZ RESELLER CONTACTS:

Please refer to IFS for a list of partners.

+ PRODUCT OVERVIEW:

Our new Infor CloudSuites will be the last upgrade you’ll ever need.
Enterprise Software Solutions – Built for the cloud, Built for your industry.

  • Elite customer support
  • No more upgrade installations or testing
  • 24/7 mobile access

To drive constant innovation in the enterprise, Infor business applications are specialised by industry and built for the cloud to enable a global supply chain, networked analytics, and an artificial intelligence-led user experience.

+ INDUSTRY FOCUS:

Infor CloudSuite
Aerospace and Defence, Agriculture/Fisheries, Distribution, Engineering, FMCG, Food & Beverage, Healthcare, Hospitality/Tourism, Local/Central Government, Manufacturing, Printing/Publishing, Retailing, Telecommunications/Utilities, Transportation/Freight and Wholesaling

+ A/NZ RESELLER CONTACTS:

EMDA logo 2016

EMDA
NZ: +64 3 379 9530
E: sales@emda.co.nz
W: EMDA

EMDA is a Gold channel partner for Infor

+ PRODUCT OVERVIEW:

Jiwa 7 is best suited to wholesale businesses involved in importing goods and managing inventory. Product footprint includes general ledger, cash book, inventory, landed cost, sales, delivery, 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.

+ INDUSTRY FOCUS:

Agriculture/Fisheries, Distribution, Food & Beverage, Healthcare, Information Technology, Manufacturing, Primary Industry and Wholesaling

+ A/NZ VENDOR CONTACTS:

JIWA 7//
NZ: +61 2 9409 0700
Free call: 1800 00 5492
E: jiwa@jiwa.com.au
W: JIWA Financials

+ A/NZ RESELLER CONTACTS:

Jiwa 7 is implemented through a network of local A/NZ resellers. Jiwa Solution Providers are available in Auckland, Hobart, Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth and Bendigo.

+ PRODUCT OVERVIEW:

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations (formerly AX) is a comprehensive ERP suite for mid – large organisations which is deployed in the cloud (Azure). It 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 365 Business Central (formerly 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.

+ INDUSTRY FOCUS:

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.

+ A/NZ VENDOR CONTACTS:

MICROSOFT DYNAMICS//
NZ: 0800 800 162
AU: 1800 197 960
Microsoft Dynamics

+A/NZ RESELLER CONTACTS:

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INTERGEN
Auckland: + 64 9 966 3070
Wellington: + 64 472 2021
Christchurch: + 64 3 964 0017
Dunedin: + 64 3 477 5648
E: enquiry@intergen.co.nz
W: Intergen

Fusion5
FUSION5

Auckland: +64 9 379 0525
Wellington: +64 4 473 4552
Christchurch: +64 3 943 4369
Dunedin: +64 3 474 1819
P: 0800 354 357
E: lisa.nicks@fusion5.co.nz
W: Fusion5

Microsoft partner portal:
https://partnercenter.microsoft.com/en-us/pcv/search

+ PRODUCT OVERVIEW:

MYOB Advanced is a cloud ERP software that provides a scalable, future proof engine for growing businesses. Advanced can be used as a single system to run your whole business, or as the hub of your application environment. MYOB Advanced frees mid-sized business from legacy systems by giving them access to enterprise grade functionality, anywhere, any time on any device.
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.

+ INDUSTRY FOCUS:

MYOB Advanced
Construction, Distribution, Engineering, Entertainment, Financial Services, Hospitality/Tourism, Information Technology, Manufacturing, Not for Profit, Trade Services and Wholesaling
MYOB Greentree Agriculture/Fisheries, Construction, Distribution, Education, Engineering, Entertainment, Financial Services, Food & Beverage, General business accounting, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Media/Marketing/Comms, Mining & Resources, Not for Profit, Trade Services, Transportation/Freight and Wholesaling

+ A/NZ VENDOR CONTACTS:

MYOB//

AU: 1300 555 110
E: biggerbusiness@myob.com

NZ:0800 696 239
E: biggerbusiness@myob.co.nz
W: MYOB

+ A/NZ RESELLER CONTACTS:

MYOB GREENTREE//

NDEVR Verde
NDEVR
AU: +61 3 9865 1400
AU: +61 3 9865 1400
E: info@ndevr.com.au
W: NDEVR
Verde Group New Zealand
NZ: +64 9 531 5777
E: sales@verdegroup.co.nz
W: Verde NZ

For MYOB partners near you refer:
AU: AU MYOB partners 
NZ: NZ MYOB partners 

+ PRODUCT OVERVIEW:

N2 ERP is a fully integrated Cloud ERP solution developed by First Software in Auckland. The solution is designed to meet the Procurement, Inventory, Point of Sale, eCommerce and Accounting needs of retail and distribution businesses. There is also a manufacturing module for light manufacturing. N2 ERP is an all-in-one solution to streamline operations.

Customers range in size from three users to 150 and from one store to over 20. Smaller customers have the option to use Xero for Accounting.

+ INDUSTRY FOCUS:

Distribution, Manufacturing, Retailing, Wholesaling

+ A/NZ VENDOR CONTACTS:

N2 ERP//


First Software
First Software Ltd
P: +64 9 573 2640
E: Stewart@firstsoftware.co.nz
W: First Software

+ PRODUCT OVERVIEW:

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
For more than 20 years, Oracle NetSuite has helped organisations grow, scale and adapt to change. NetSuite provides cloud financials / Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), professional services automation and omnichannel commerce, used by more than 16,000 organisations and subsidiaries in over 200 countries and territories. Major industries include Manufacturing, Software , Retail, Professional Services, Wholesale Distribution, Advertising Media and Publishing, and Non-Profit.

+ INDUSTRY FOCUS:

Oracle JD Edwards
Agriculture/Fisheries, Construction, Distribution, Manufacturing and Wholesaling

Oracle NetSuite
Construction, Distribution, Engineering, Entertainment, Financial Services, FMCG, Food & Beverage, Information Technology, Local/Central Government, Manufacturing, Media/Marketing/Comms, Not for Profit, Printing/Publishing, Retailing, Telecommunications/Utilities, Transportation/Freight and Wholesaling

+ A/NZ VENDOR CONTACTS:

ORACLE CORPORATION//
AU: +61 2 9491 1000
E: salesinquiry_au@oracle.com
W: Oracle ERP Cloud

O-NetSuite-rgb

ORACLE NETSUITE AUSTRALIA//
AU: +61 2 9491 1000
E:  infoapac@netsuite.com
W: Oracle NetSuite

+ A/NZ RESELLER CONTACTS:

ORACLE JD EDWARDS//

Fusion5
FUSION5

Auckland: +64 9 379 0525
Wellington: +64 4 473 4552
Christchurch: +64 3 943 4369
Dunedin: +64 3 474 1819
P: 0800 354 357
E: lisa.nicks@fusion5.co.nz
W: Fusion5

ORACLE NETSUITE//

Fusion5:  Fusion5
LiberateIT: LiberateIT
Verde: Verde NZ
Annexa: Annexa
JCurve: JCurve
Klugo: Klugo
Applejack: Applejack
Absolute Vision Technologies: ABVT

+ PRODUCT OVERVIEW:

A single integrated ERP solution to serve all your business needs. 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. API integrations to any 3rd party system.

+ INDUSTRY FOCUS:

Agriculture/Fisheries, Construction, Distribution, Engineering, Food & Beverage, Healthcare, Information Technology, Manufacturing, Not for Profit, Transportation/Freight, Wholesaling, Medical devices, HVAC and High Technology

+ A/NZ VENDOR CONTACTS:

PRIORITY//
Priority HQ: +1.888.865.6670
W: Priority

+ A/NZ RESELLER CONTACTS:

Cincom

CINCOM SYSTEMS OF AUSTRALIA//
AU: +61 2 8875 1400
E:  info@cincom.com.au
W: Cincom Priority

Priority v19.x is delivered through a network of channel partners

+ PRODUCT OVERVIEW:

Pronto Xi is a powerful Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solution designed to help organisations, across a wide range of industries, manage their day-to-day operations. By integrating accounting, operational and mobile features, Pronto Xi helps optimise business processes and unlocks actionable insights to drive growth and revenue.

+ INDUSTRY FOCUS:

Construction, Distribution, E-commerce, Engineering, Field service, FMCG, Food & Beverage, Manufacturing, Mining & Resources, Retailing, Trade Services, General business accounting and Wholesale Distribution

+ A/NZ VENDOR CONTACTS:

PRONTO SOFTWARE//
AU: +61 3 9887 7770
E: info@pronto.net
W: www.pronto.net

+ A/NZ RESELLER CONTACTS:

Velocity Global Ltd
Chris Morris
NZ: +64 9 358 4445
E: chris.morris@velocityglobal.co.nz
W: Velocity Global

Velocity_Global

+ PRODUCT OVERVIEW:

Sage 300cloud
Sage 300cloud brings data visibility and real-time access across an entire business without the costs or complexity of traditional enterprise resource planning software. Whether you are operating from one location or multiple locations around the world, Sage 300cloud can easily manage your finances, operations and inventory, source, and report on your key performance indicators.

Sage Business Cloud Enterprise Management
Designed for the demanding enterprise users, Sage Business Cloud Enterprise Management introduces a faster way to manage all business processes – from procurement to warehousing, production, sales, customer service and financial management – and offers real-time insight across the supply chain, on a global scale. Built on a flexible, Cloud and mobile technology platform, it is easy to configure and extend with industry-specific applications.

+ INDUSTRY FOCUS:

Sage 300cloud
Agriculture/Fisheries, Engineering, Financial Services, Food & Beverage, Healthcare, Hospitality/Tourism, Information Technology, Manufacturing & Distribution, Retailing, Trade Services, Telecommunications/Utilities, Wholesaling

Sage Business Cloud Enterprise Management
Agriculture/Fisheries, Construction, Engineering, Financial Services, Food & Beverage, Healthcare, Hospitality/Tourism, Information Technology, Manufacturing & Distribution, Mining & Resources, Printing/Publishing, Retailing, Sports & Recreation, Trade Services, Telecommunications/Utilities, Wholesaling

+ A/NZ VENDOR CONTACTS:

SAGE BUSINESS MANAGEMENT SOLUTION//
AU: 1800 222 040
W: SAGE Business Solutions

+ PRODUCT OVERVIEW:

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.

+ INDUSTRY FOCUS:

SAP Business ByDesign
Agriculture/Fisheries, Construction, Distribution, Education, Entertainment, Financial Services, FMCG, Food & Beverage, Healthcare, Hospitality/Tourism, Information Technology, Local/Central Government, Manufacturing, Media/Marketing/Comms, Mining & Resources, Primary Industry, Not for Profit, Printing/Publishing, Retailing, Sports and Recreation, Trade Services, Telecommunications/Utilities, Transportation/Freight and Wholesaling

SAP Business One
Agriculture/Fisheries, Automotive, Construction, Dairy, Distribution, Education, Engineering, Entertainment, Financial Services, FMCG, Food & Beverage, Healthcare, Information Technology, Local/Central Government, Manufacturing, Media/Marketing/Comms, Mining & Resources, Primary Industry, Not for Profit, Retailing, Sports and Recreation, Trade Services, Telecommunications/Utilities, Transportation/Freight and Wholesaling

SAP S/4HANA
Distribution, Financial Services, FMCG, Food & Beverage, High Tech, Local/Central Government, Manufacturing, Mining & Resources, Professional Services, Retailing, Sports and Recreation, Telecommunications/Utilities, Transportation/Freight and Wholesaling

+ A/NZ VENDOR CONTACTS:

SAP//
AU: 1800 287 272
NZ: 0800 300 727
E: info.australia@sap.com
E: info.australia@sap.com
W: SAP

+ A/NZ RESELLER CONTACTS:

Zag DXC Oxygen
Zag
AU: Sydney / Melbourne
NZ:
Auckland/ Wellington

AU: +61 410 002 616
NZ: 021 325 243
E: nigel@zag.team
W: Zag
DXC Oxygen
P: +61 3 9805 7480
E: oxygen.info@dxc.com
W: cloud-erp4smbs.com
W: dxc.technology/au/oxygen
W: dxc.technology/nz/oxygen

For a partner near you refer to SAP partners

+ PRODUCT OVERVIEW:

SYSPRO offers a highly scalable, industry-built Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software solution that can be deployed in the cloud or on-premise and accessed via the web on any device

+ INDUSTRY FOCUS:

Agriculture/Fisheries, Construction, Distribution, Engineering, Food & Beverage, Healthcare, Manufacturing, General business accounting

+ A/NZ VENDOR CONTACTS:

SYSPRO Software Pty Ltd//
P: +61 2 9870 5555
E: info@au.syspro.com
W: SYSPRO

+ A/NZ RESELLER CONTACTS:

For a partner near you refer to SYSPRO partners

+ PRODUCT OVERVIEW:

Unit4 Business World (UBW) is an ERP solution installed at over 1,000 sites globally. It enables service-centric organisations in the public and private sectors to seamlessly integrate business processes. Its leading-edge “built for change” architecture facilitates faster innovation at a lower cost.

The UBW core solution includes; Financial Management, Procurement, Budgeting and Forecasting, HR and Payroll, Field Services and Asset Management, Project Costing and Billing.

+ INDUSTRY FOCUS:

Education, Engineering, Financial Services, Healthcare, Local/Central Government, Not for Profit, Trade Services, Not industry specific (general business accounting), Professional Services (Engineering, Design, Architecture, Consulting, Accounting) + Higher Education

+ A/NZ VENDOR CONTACTS:

UNIT4 AUSTRALIA//
P: + 61 2 9006 1469
E: sales.ap@unit4.com
W: Unit4

+ A/NZ RESELLER CONTACTS:

For a partner near you refer to Unit4 partners


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