ERP Buyer’s Guide

Published on the 01/08/2018 | Written by iStart


iStart ERP Guide 2018-19

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 [download the PDF]...

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 2018-19 you may wish to read over our latest assessment of drivers affecting the A/NZ  ERP market (this is also included in the PDF).

Download the ERP Guide (print ready PDF)…

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Or review the product fact sheets for individual solutions:

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 Finance and Operations  |  Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central  |  MYOB Advanced  |  MYOB Exo  |   MYOB Greentree |  N2 ERP  |  Oracle JD Edwards  |  Oracle NetSuite  |  Priority Software  |  Pronto Xi  |   Sage 300cloud  |  SAGE Business Cloud Enterprise Management  |  SAP Business ByDesign  |  SAP Business One  |  SAP S/4HANA  |  Unit4 Business World


+ 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:

Distribution, Engineering, Financial Services, FMCG, Food & Beverage, Manufacturing, Manufacturing & Distribution, Mining & Resources, Primary Industry, Trade Services, Wholesaling

+ 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:

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.

+ INDUSTRY FOCUS:

Construction, Distribution, Engineering, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Manufacturing & Distribution, Printing/Publishing, Telecommunications/Utilities, Transportation/Freight and Wholesaling.

+ A/NZ VENDOR CONTACTS:

EPICOR SOFTWARE//
AU: +61 2 9927 6200
E: info.anz@epicor.com
W: Epicor Australia

+ A/NZ RESELLER CONTACTS:

Epicor Australian partners:

Precise Business: Precise Business
4-Success: 4-Success
Biscit: Biscit
Intech3 (Cloudtex): Intech3
Serole: Serole

+ PRODUCT OVERVIEW:

FinancialForce Financial Management (FM) gives you a flexible general ledger, supports all billing models, and provides revenue management all on one central platform. Streamline, simplify, and automate your financial operations on the Salesforce Platform while remaining compliant to all accounting standards.

FinancialForce Professional Services Automation (PSA) leverages the power of Salesforce CRM and the Salesforce Platform. Gain unprecedented visibility into your business across sales, services delivery, and finance. Keep projects on time, customers happy and reports up to date–all on one integrated platform.

+ INDUSTRY FOCUS:

FinancialForce Financial Management (FM)
Distribution, Engineering, Healthcare, Information Technology, Trade Services, Telecommunications/Utilities, Transportation/Freight and Wholesaling.

FinancialForce Professional Services Automation (PSA)
Construction, Education, Engineering, Financial Services, Healthcare, Hospitality/Tourism, Information Technology, Media/Marketing/Comms, Telecommunications/Utilities and Any services driven business.

+ A/NZ VENDOR CONTACTS:

FINANCIALFORCE//
AU: +61 2 8089 0300
E: speterson@financialforce.com
W: FinancialForce

+ A/NZ RESELLER CONTACTS:

 Agilyx  Appirio logo
AGILYX//
W: www.agilyx.com.au
APPIRIO//
W:  www.appirio.com

+ 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:

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 personalisation 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. Infor LN is designed for ETO, MTO, and complex product manufacturing. This solution enables you to support the entire product lifecycle, maintaining standards, quality, efficiency, and flexibility for improved profitability. No other ERP solution in the market has delivered as much success for complex, high-engineering content manufacturers.

+ INDUSTRY FOCUS:

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.

Infor LN
Aerospace and Defence, Automotive, Construction, Discrete Manufacturing, Distribution, Engineering, High Tech Manufacturing, Industrial Machinery and Equipment, Manufacturing & Distribution, Printing/Publishing, Transportation/Freight, 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:

JCurve ERP is an exclusive A/NZ small business edition of NetSuite. This award-winning cloud ERP solution helps SMEs reduce operating costs and improve profitability. Gain streamlined, best-practice processes, time-saving automation, and live dashboards, KPIs and business intelligence to make agile decisions. JCurve ERP is a complete ERP, perfect for growing SMEs. A direct upgrade path to NetSuite editions makes it the first and last ERP platform you’ll ever need.

+ INDUSTRY FOCUS:

Agriculture/Fisheries, Construction, Distribution, E-commerce & Online Retail, Fashion, FMCG, Food & Beverage, Homewares, Information Technology, Light Manufacturing, Primary Industry, Not for Profit and Wholesaling

+ A/NZ VENDOR CONTACTS:

JCURVE ERP//
AU: 1800 528 783
NZ: +61 2 9467 9200
E: empowerme@jcurve.com.au
W: JCurve

+ A/NZ RESELLER CONTACTS:

JCurve Solutions is the exclusive provider of the JCurve ERP small business edition of NetSuite.

+ PRODUCT OVERVIEW:

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.

+ INDUSTRY FOCUS:

Agriculture/Fisheries, Distribution, Food & Beverage, Healthcare, Information Technology, Manufacturing, Manufacturing & Distribution 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 & 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 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 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.

+ INDUSTRY FOCUS:

MYOB Advanced
Construction, Distribution, Engineering, Entertainment, Financial Services, Information Technology, Manufacturing, Manufacturing & Distribution, Professional Services, Trade Services and Wholesaling

MYOB Exo
Agriculture/Fisheries, Construction, FMCG, Food & Beverage, Manufacturing & Distribution, Not for Profit, Retailing, Trade Services, Wholesaling

MYOB Greentree
Agriculture/Fisheries, Construction, Distribution, Education, Engineering, Entertainment, Healthcare, Manufacturing & Distribution, Mining & Resources, Not for Profit, Trade Services, Transportation 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:

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. 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.

+ INDUSTRY FOCUS:

Distribution, Retailing, Wholesaling

+ A/NZ VENDOR CONTACTS:

N2 ERP//

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

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 a suite of cloud-based applications, which includes financials / Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), HR, professional services automation and omnichannel commerce, used by more than 40,000 organisations and subsidiaries in 199 countries and territories.

+ INDUSTRY FOCUS:

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

Oracle NetSuite
Financial Services, FMCG, Food & Beverage, Information Technology, Manufacturing & Distribution, Media/Marketing/Comms, Not for Profit, Retailing, Transportation/Freight, 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
Annexa: Annexa
JCurve: JCurve
Klugo: Klugo
LiberateIT: LiberateIT

+ 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:

Construction & Building Products, Transport & Distribution, Engineering, Food & Beverage, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Wholesale & Distribution, Medical Devices, HVAC and High Technology

+ A/NZ VENDOR CONTACTS:

PRIORITY//
Priority HQ: +1.888.865.6670
W: Priority

+ A/NZ RESELLER CONTACTS:

Cincom_logo

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

Priority ERP is delivered through a network of channel partners

+ PRODUCT OVERVIEW:

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.

+ INDUSTRY FOCUS:

Distribution, Construction, eCommerce, Engineering, Field Service, Food & Beverage, FMCG, Manufacturing and Distribution, Mining, Retail and Wholesale

+ 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
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.

SAP S/4HANA
Banking, Cargo Transportation & Logistics, Consumer Products, High Tech, Mining, Public Sector, Professional Services, Retail, Sports and Entertainment, Utilities and Wholesale Distribution.

+ 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 logo  REALTECH Transparent Logo without ball
Zag
AU: Sydney / Melbourne
NZ:
Auckland/ Wellington

AU: +61 410 002 616
NZ: 021 325 243
E: nigel.blair@soltius.co.nz
W: Zag
Realtech Ltd
NZ: 0800 REALTECH or +64 9 308 0902
E:
 Andrew.Spicer@realtech.co.nz (SAP ERP)

W: Realtech
E: Joanne.Hand@realtech.co.nz (SAP Business One)
W: Realtech Business One

For a partner near you refer to SAP partners

+ PRODUCT OVERVIEW:

Unit4 Business World (UBW) is a cloud based 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 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.

+ INDUSTRY FOCUS:

Education, Financial Services, Healthcare, Information Technology, Local/Central Government, Mining & Resources, Not for Profit

+ 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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