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Abas ERP

5 Ratings

Lawson

21 Ratings

Abas ERP

5 Ratings
Score 8.7 out of 101

Lawson

21 Ratings
Score 5.6 out of 101

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Abas ERP

ABAS by far offers the most bang for the buck. We are able to handle all of our business functions through ABAS and also have additional features like Business Apps, Business Intelligence, Vendor and Customer portals, as well as many other features that many other ERP packages didn't have. It has allowed us to consolidate our software packages and also provide visibility since everything is now connected.
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Lawson

Lawson is food for use with service operations.
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Feature Rating Comparison

Customization

Abas ERP
9.0
Lawson
API for custom integration
Abas ERP
9.0
Lawson
Plug-ins
Abas ERP
9.0
Lawson

Security

Abas ERP
8.5
Lawson
Single sign-on capability
Abas ERP
9.0
Lawson
Role-based user permissions
Abas ERP
8.0
Lawson

Reporting & Analytics

Abas ERP
8.0
Lawson
8.0
Dashboards
Abas ERP
8.0
Lawson
Standard reports
Abas ERP
7.5
Lawson
8.0
Custom reports
Abas ERP
8.5
Lawson
8.0

General Ledger and Configurable Accounting

Abas ERP
8.0
Lawson
7.5
Accounts payable
Abas ERP
7.0
Lawson
Accounts receivable
Abas ERP
7.0
Lawson
Global Financial Support
Abas ERP
9.0
Lawson
Primary and Secondary Ledgers
Abas ERP
9.0
Lawson
Intercompany Accounting
Abas ERP
8.0
Lawson
Localizations
Abas ERP
9.0
Lawson
Journals and Reconciliations
Abas ERP
9.0
Lawson
Enterprise Accounting
Abas ERP
8.0
Lawson
Configurable Accounting
Abas ERP
8.0
Lawson
Centralized Rules Framework
Abas ERP
7.0
Lawson
Standardized Processes
Abas ERP
7.0
Lawson

Inventory Management

Abas ERP
8.1
Lawson
Inventory tracking
Abas ERP
7.5
Lawson
Automatic reordering
Abas ERP
8.5
Lawson
Location management
Abas ERP
8.0
Lawson
Manufacturing module
Abas ERP
8.5
Lawson

Order Management

Abas ERP
8.3
Lawson
Pricing
Abas ERP
8.0
Lawson
Order entry
Abas ERP
8.0
Lawson
Cost of goods sold
Abas ERP
8.5
Lawson
Order Orchestration
Abas ERP
8.5
Lawson
End-to-end order visibility
Abas ERP
8.5
Lawson

Subledger and Financial Process

Abas ERP
7.3
Lawson
Automated Invoice Processing
Abas ERP
8.0
Lawson
Shared Services Payments
Abas ERP
7.0
Lawson
Billings Management
Abas ERP
8.0
Lawson
Customer Receipt Applications
Abas ERP
7.0
Lawson
Revenue Recognition
Abas ERP
7.0
Lawson
Cash Management
Abas ERP
7.0
Lawson
Travel & Expense Management
Abas ERP
7.0
Lawson
Budgetary Control & Encumbrance Accounting
Abas ERP
7.0
Lawson
Period Close
Abas ERP
8.0
Lawson
Transactions Tax
Abas ERP
7.0
Lawson
Subledger Reconciliations
Abas ERP
7.0
Lawson

Project Financial Management

Abas ERP
7.4
Lawson
Budgeting and Forecasting
Abas ERP
6.5
Lawson
Project Costing
Abas ERP
7.0
Lawson
Cost Capture
Abas ERP
7.0
Lawson
Customer Invoicing
Abas ERP
8.0
Lawson
Project Financial Performance Analysis
Abas ERP
7.0
Lawson
Project Financials Dashboard
Abas ERP
7.0
Lawson
Real-time Financial Reporting
Abas ERP
7.5
Lawson
Embedded Business Intelligence
Abas ERP
8.0
Lawson
Project Planning Collaboration
Abas ERP
9.0
Lawson

Project Execution Management

Abas ERP
7.8
Lawson
Project Planning and Scheduling
Abas ERP
8.0
Lawson
Project Manager Dashboard
Abas ERP
8.0
Lawson
Resource Manager Dashboard
Abas ERP
7.0
Lawson
Real-Time Project Reporting
Abas ERP
8.0
Lawson

Procurement

Abas ERP
6.4
Lawson
Sourcing Team Collaboration
Abas ERP
5.0
Lawson
Sourcing Analysis
Abas ERP
5.0
Lawson
Bids Analyzed and Compared
Abas ERP
8.0
Lawson
Contract Authoring
Abas ERP
5.0
Lawson
Electronic Signatures
Abas ERP
8.0
Lawson
Supplier Assessment
Abas ERP
7.5
Lawson
Supplier Communication and Collaboration
Abas ERP
6.0
Lawson
Supplier Management
Abas ERP
6.0
Lawson
Supplier Portal
Abas ERP
7.0
Lawson

Manufacturing

Abas ERP
7.0
Lawson
Production Process Design
Abas ERP
8.0
Lawson
Production Management
Abas ERP
8.0
Lawson
Contracted Manufacturing Management
Abas ERP
3.0
Lawson
Work Execution
Abas ERP
9.0
Lawson
Manufacturing Costs
Abas ERP
7.0
Lawson

Supply Chain

Abas ERP
5.8
Lawson
Inventory Planning
Abas ERP
6.5
Lawson
Performance Monitoring
Abas ERP
5.0
Lawson

Pros

  • Flexibility. ABAS is fully customizable. This allows us to create a work environment that is as custom as we are. Some ERP software packages force you to adopt their methods. With ABAS we can build the system the way we want it to work.
  • Adaptable. ABAS has the ability to work with other software packages and provide a seamless connection. We use Solid Works for our engineering designs. ABAS is connected to Solid Works and this eliminates transfer errors while reducing the time it takes for engineers to load bills of material.
  • Service. ABAS has well-trained service technicians. The time it takes to get a response is minimal and the network of knowledge their support group has, helps to streamline any tasks we may present or questions we may have.
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  • Reporting
  • Financial statements
  • Operational metrics
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Cons

  • ABAS is headquartered in Germany with a US based headquarters in Virginia. Some of the programming structures were based on European methods that differed somewhat from the way business is done in the US. ABAS-USA has worked to modify the system so that it is in tune with US business practices and has made great strides in this effort. For the average user, the structures may go unnoticed, but for the more advanced user, some of the field names that are used for advanced reporting might be in German. However, ABAS-USA has recently been updating the programming language to be fully in English.
  • Because ABAS is growing rapidly, more complex customizations might take longer to complete than normal. ABAS appears to be bringing on even more technicians to handle the increased workload so the concern is waning.
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  • Faster reporting
  • More menu options
  • Dynamic reporting
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Alternatives Considered

These other software packages all have strengths but for what we were looking for in one system, to handle most of our business processes, but also allow the flexibility to be customized (without the need to be placed on a "like to have" waiting list), ABAS gave us that ability, hands down.
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Lawson is comparable to the other ERP's I have used. Similar functionality and interface. Usability is comparable.
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Return on Investment

  • ABAS has the capability to handle many of the processes that we did on various software platforms. Since we've been able to consolidate these platforms, the cost of subscriptions, maintenance and management hasve been reduced.
  • Efficiency was a noticeable impact right from the start. In the past, reports from one system had to be loaded into another in order to provide the analysis needed for business decisions. Connections to our design software also reduced the amount of time our engineers spent manually creating bills of material and purchase requisitions.
  • The ability to see what's happening in various business functions all in one place has helped with decision making and provided the data necessary to ask the right questions when arriving at those hard decisions.
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  • Easily access information for pricing
  • Helps with business analysis
  • Easily view multiple entities in one place
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Pricing Details

Abas ERP

General
Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
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Lawson

General
Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No
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