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Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Software

Best Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Software

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ERP Software Overview

What is ERP Software?

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software is a system that handles all the resources required to make, ship, and account for customer orders. It does this by integrating all the information flowing through the various departments of a large complex organization.


ERP traditionally involved many different processes, such as manufacturing, supply chain, and accounting. ERP software has also expanded beyond its original business functions to include newer functional areas like Business Intelligence (BI), CRM and Marketing Automation, and eCommerce. As a result, modern ERP can benefit a broader range of companies than the traditional manufacturing-centric users.


The entire data flow across these functions is enabled by a central database that manages the data flow. All functions see and operate with the same data. This unified view of a business’s data mitigates discrepancies across departments and business units and makes financial processes more efficient.. For example, adopting an ERP system can streamline accounting and financial reporting and resource planning.


ERP Features & Capabilities

ERP systems have a very broad range of capabilities, including:

  • Accounting

  • Inventory Management

  • Payroll Management

  • Reporting and Analytics

  • Project Financial Management Procurement

  • Risk Management

  • Logistics

  • Manufacturing

  • Supply Chain Management

  • Product Lifecycle Management


Cloud-based ERP Software

Traditional ERP systems are complex, expensive proprietary products. They usually require consultants to implement them according to a company’s specific requirements and are long, expensive processes.


Many ERP offerings are now available in a SaaS (software as a service) model through the cloud. SaaS ERP products outsource most or all of the IT burden and maintenance costs to the software provider and off of the business using the system. Cloud-based ERP also make updates and upgrades easier to implement and deploy.


Cloud ERP is a more accessible option than on-premise ERP for many SMBs. For smaller companies, the total cost-of-ownership of a cloud-based system is likely to be lower than for on-premise software.


ERP Systems Comparison

To compare different enterprise resource planning systems, consider these factors:


  1. Deployments: Are the ERP systems deployed on-premise, or in the cloud? On-premise software usually requires more in-house IT personnel to manage and maintain the system. On the other hand, SaaS ERP products may limit your in-house customization and require more assistance from the software vendor for long-term support and upgrades.

  2. Cost: Evaluating the financial impact of an ERP system requires looking at the total cost of ownership, rather than just the price tag. To gauge the total costs of the system, consider both the direct purchase cost alongside the in-house IT costs and resources spent, or not spent, on the system. Also compare the functions that are included in each product’s base package and what functionalities are add-ons that cost extra.

  3. Accessibility for non-IT users: While ERP systems have made strides in usability among line of business users, there is still wide variation between products’ accessibility. To best gauge ERP software’s usability for non-coders, look for review feedback from non-IT specialists.



Pricing Information

There is such a variety of products in this category that pricing varies widely. Many products, particularly cloud-based ERP, are priced per user with some base per/month cost for the software itself. Costs per user can be around $7,500, but are usually customized to each deployment.


One major factor is whether to deploy an on-premise or a cloud-based system. Over the course of a year, subscription fees for a cloud-based system are typically about 20 to 30 percent of the cost of a similar system’s perpetual license. Additionally, an on-premise deployment will incur support and maintenance costs which are between 10% and 20% of the original licensing fee.



Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Products

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Aptean Intuitive ERP is an enterprise resource planning solution. It is built specifically for manufacturers who build products in regulated industries, such as aviation, electronics, and medical devices. It includes features such as product configuration, component serial number traceability, and e…

9 Ratings

Infor VISUAL is an ERP software focused on manufacturing companies with business intelligence, planning and scheduling, and pricing, quoting, and estimating capabilities, among others.

3 Ratings

JobBOSS is a cloud or on-premise manufacturing ERP developed by global, Dutch headquartered software company Exact and acquired by ECI Software in 2017.

WinMan ERP Software is an all-in-one solution aimed specifically at the manufacturing, distribution and retail sectors. Based on lean methodology, it is designed to help organisations achieve optimal business processes by supporting all aspects of Manufacturing, Distribution, CRM, Financials and ass…

4 Ratings

OSAS Accounting and Business Software (Enterprise Resource Planning - ERP) is a business accounting software suite for small- to medium-sized businesses from Open Systems, Inc, which is similar to their Traverse product, but can be deployed across platforms (Linux, Mac OS X, and WIndows as well). OS…

1 Ratings

Orderwave is a web-based hosted application that is designed to automate and streamline operations for e-commerce, catalog, and direct marketing sales channels. Key features include: Subscription and Continuity ManagementInventory and Warehouse ManagementPayment ProcessingShopping CartRobust Reporti…

1 Ratings

ePROMIS ERP is an ERP software product from the vendor ePROMIS Solutions, based in Houston, Texas. It is used by a range of industries: Construction, Contracting, MEP (Mechanical, Electrical & Plumbing), Trading & Distribution, Manufacturing, Oil & Gas, Transportation and Logistics, Heal…

3 Ratings

LS Nav is an end-to-end Point of Sale and ERP system that aims to give retailers full control and visibility over their business processes. LS Nav covers retail operations from accounting, reporting and merchandising to store activities and POS terminals, all from one seamlessly integrated retail so…

5 Ratings

Exact Online is a configurable, cloud-based multi-purpose Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Suite from global company Exact Software, headquartered in the Netherlands.

The ORION Enterprise Resource Planning solution, an offering from 3i Infotech, is an ERP platform with native customer relationship management and supply chain management capabilities with finance, sales, and human resource management tools.

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Multiview Financials is a full-featured advanced financial management solution that includes: Financial Reporting and Analytics, General Ledger with Budgeting & Forecasting, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Purchasing with Requisitions, as well as Inventory, Sales/Bid Order Entry, Project …

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TRAVERSE Accounting and Business Software (Enterprise Resource Planning - ERP) is a business accounting software suite for small- to medium-sized businesses using the Microsoft Windows operating system from Open Systems, Inc. Traverse can be hosted on-premises or in the cloud, or in a hybrid fashion…

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QR Inventory is a web based asset tracking and inventory management software that uses smartphones as scanners. Users can check assets and inventory in and out, look up item details by scanning QR codes with a smartphone. Users can also what they want to track via the web interface, and these fields…

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Aptean DTR is a comprehensive enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution for companies that manufacture plastics, built from the ground up to serve the plastics industry.

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Aptean Compiere ERP is an integrated open source enterprise resource planning (ERP) and customer relationship management (CRM) solution designed to present a flexible but integrated solution. Compiere can automate financial, distribution, sales and service processes quickly, affordably, and easily.

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Erpler is an OpenERP or Odoo 8 cloud hosting solution.

TrustRadius Top Rated for 2020

2020 Top Rated Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Software

There are plenty of options out there, but here's our shortlist of the best Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Software. These products won a Top Rated award for having excellent customer satisfaction ratings. The list is based purely on reviews; there is no paid placement, and analyst opinions do not influence the rankings. To qualify, a product must have 10 or more recent reviews and a trScore of 7.5 or higher, indicating above-average satisfaction for business technology. The products with the highest trScores appear first on the list. Read more about the Top Rated criteria.

Frequently Asked Questions


What is ERP software?

ERP software is a system that centralizes the management of customers' orders and product delivery, including supply chain management, order management, manufacturing, accounting, and analytics, among other functions.

Who uses ERP systems?

ERP products can be used by employees across the organization. Personnel in finance and accounting departments are the most frequent users of ERP systems.

What are the core features of ERP software?

The core feature of ERP software is its centralization of business data and processes for production and customer order fulfillment. This unified platform frequently includes features for accounting, order management, logistics, and supply chain management.

How much does ERP software cost?

ERP software is most commonly priced per user, and depending on the feature set available. Some advertised prices are in the range of $7,500/user/year for leading products.

What are the different types of ERP?

There are some ERP products tailored to specific verticals, such as manufacturing or construction. There are also 3 types of ERP deployments: on-premise, in the cloud, and as SaaS.