Published on the 01/08/2018 | Written by iStart
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)…
Abel | ECi M1 Manufacturing ERP | Epicor ERP | FinancialForce FM | FinancialForce PSA | IFS Applications | Infor CloudSuite | Infor LN | Jiwa 7 | Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations | Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central | MYOB Advanced | 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
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.
Agriculture/Fisheries, Distribution, Engineering, Financial Services, FMCG, Food & Beverage, Manufacturing, Primary Industry, Trade Services, Wholesaling, General business accounting
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.
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) 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.
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.
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, Manufacturing, Manufacturing & Distribution, Mining & Resources, Oil & Gas, Trade Services, Telecommunications/Utilities, Field Service Management
Infor CloudSuite is an enterprise software solution that’s built for the cloud and built for your industry. We have ERP end-to-end solutions that are completely integrated with financial management, procurement, HR, performance management, and more that are brought together by AI technology. Boost performance and efficiency in areas that are essential to your organisation – improving customer engagements, your operations, asset uptime, the supply chain and whatever is important to you in your industry.
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.
Aerospace and Defence, Agriculture/Fisheries, Distribution, Engineering, FMCG, Food & Beverage, Healthcare, Hospitality/Tourism, Local/Central Government, Manufacturing, Printing/Publishing, Retailing, Telecommunications/Utilities, Transportation/Freight, Wholesaling
Aerospace and Defence, Automotive, Construction, Discrete Manufacturing, Distribution, Engineering, High Tech Manufacturing, Industrial Machinery and Equipment, Manufacturing & Distribution, Printing/Publishing, Transportation/Freight, Wholesaling.
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.
Agriculture/Fisheries, Distribution, Food & Beverage, Healthcare, Information Technology, Manufacturing, Primary Industry and Wholesaling
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.
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.
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.
Auckland: + 64 9 966 3070
Wellington: + 64 472 2021
Christchurch: + 64 3 964 0017
Dunedin: + 64 3 477 5648
Auckland: +64 9 379 0525
Wellington: +64 4 473 4552
Christchurch: +64 3 943 4369
Dunedin: +64 3 474 1819
P: 0800 354 357
Microsoft partner portal:
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.
Construction, Distribution, Engineering, Entertainment, Financial Services, Hospitality/Tourism, Information Technology, Manufacturing, Not for Profit, Trade Services and Wholesaling
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.
Distribution, Manufacturing, Retailing, Wholesaling
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.
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.
Oracle JD Edwards
Agriculture/Fisheries, Construction, Distribution, Manufacturing and Wholesaling
Distribution, Engineering, Entertainment, Financial Services, FMCG, Food & Beverage, Information Technology, Local/Central Government, Manufacturing, Media/Marketing/Comms, Not for Profit, Printing/Publishing, Retailing, Transportation/Freight and Wholesaling
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.
Construction & Building Products, Transport & Distribution, Engineering, Food & Beverage, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Wholesale & Distribution, Medical Devices, HVAC and High Technology
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.
Construction, Distribution, E-commerce, Engineering, Field service, FMCG, Food & Beverage, Manufacturing, Mining & Resources, Retailing, Trade Services, Not industry specific (general business accounting), Wholesale Distribution
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.
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
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.
AU: Sydney / Melbourne
NZ: Auckland/ Wellington
AU: +61 410 002 616
NZ: 021 325 243
NZ: 0800 REALTECH or +64 9 308 0902
E: Andrew.Spicer@realtech.co.nz (SAP ERP)
E: Joanne.Hand@realtech.co.nz (SAP Business One)
W: Realtech Business One
For a partner near you refer to SAP partners
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.
Education, Financial Services, Healthcare, Information Technology, Local/Central Government, Mining & Resources, Not for Profit