ERP Buyer’s Guide

Published on the 21/03/2017 | Written by iStart


ERP Buyers Guide

Each year iStart publishes the ERP Buyer's Guide providing comparison and evaluation of the leading ERP vendors and their products, along with local A/NZ reseller or implementation partner contact details...

Use the ERP Buyer’s Guide to find solutions that fit with your business requirements or industry vertical. You should also check the vendor’s listing on the ERP pavilion where you can get more detail on product offerings and read the relevant case studies or white papers from the vendor. If you are interested in a particular industry vertical, you can search case studies by industry vertical here.

 

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The following is a summary of the key product features and A/NZ contact details for the listed vendors:

Abel  |  ECi M1 Manufacturing ERP  |  Epicor ERP  |  IFS Applications  |  Infor CloudSuite Industrial  |  Infor LN  |  JCurve  |  Jiwa 7  |  Microsoft Dynamics AX  |  Microsoft Dynamics NAV  |  MYOB Advanced  |  MYOB Exo  |   MYOB Greentree |  N2 ERP  |  Oracle + NetSuite   |  Pronto Xi  |  SAP Business ByDesign  |  SAP Business One  |  SAP ERP  |  SYSPRO 7  |  Unit4 Business World


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PRODUCT OVERVIEW

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

INDUSTRY FOCUS

Agriculture/Fisheries, Distribution, Engineering, Financial Services, Food & Beverage, Manufacturing, Manufacturing & Distribution, Mining & Resources, Trade Services, Wholesaling

A/NZ VENDOR/RESELLER CONTACTS:

Abel Software
Jane Mattsen
Business & Channels Manager
Abel Software Limited
+64 9 442 4603
E: janem@abelsoftware.com
www.abelsoftware.com

Abel Solutions
New Zealand
P: 0800 ABEL SALES
P: +64 9 526 5210
E: info@abelsolutions.co.nz
www.abelsolutions.co.nz

Australia
Sydney +61 2 9888 3355
Melbourne +61 418 696 488
E: info@abelsolutions.com.au
www.abelsolutions.com.au


PRODUCT OVERVIEW

ECi M1 is specifically designed for the manufacturing industry and used by small and medium size job shops, and custom and mixed mode manufacturers worldwide.

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/RESELLER CONTACTS:

ECi Solutions Pty Ltd
AU: 1300 130 241
NZ: 0800 441 186
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, Wholesaling

A/NZ VENDOR/RESELLER CONTACTS:

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

Epicor Australian partners:

Precise Business
www.precisebusiness.com.au
P: +61 8 9242 5933

4-Success
www.4-success.com.au
P: +61 2 9455 0293

Biscit
www.biscit.com.au
P: +61 405 562 210

Intech3 (Cloudtex)
www.intech3.com.au
P: +61 3 632 2500

Serole
www.serole.com
P: 1300 197 071


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

Agriculture/Fisheries, Construction, Engineering, Healthcare, Local/Central Government, Manufacturing, Manufacturing & Distribution, Mining & Resources, Telecommunications/Utilities, Oil & Gas, Aerospace & Defence

A/NZ VENDOR/RESELLER CONTACTS:

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

Please refer to www.ifsworld.com  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 organizations. The multi-site capabilities enable complex organisations to be modelled site by site with complete integration to the overall enterprise. CloudSuite empowers your entire organization 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. 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, 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 VENDOR/RESELLER CONTACTS:

INFOR//
www.infor.com

EMDA
Christchurch HQ
P: +64 3 379 9530
E: sales@emda.co.nz
www.emda.co.nz

EMDA is a Gold channel partner for Infor


PRODUCT OVERVIEW

JCurve ERP is the exclusive AU & NZ small business edition of NetSuite. A complete cloud ERP solution empowering small business growth with streamlined processes, automation, and real-time business intelligence. Support sales with live CRM, order, stock and product information. Save warehouse costs with automated re-ordering and reduced manual data entry and errors. Make agile, strategic decisions with customisable, real-time dashboards, KPIs and business intelligence.

INDUSTRY FOCUS

Agriculture/Fisheries, Construction, Distribution, FMCG, Food & Beverage, Information Technology, Primary Industry, Sports and Recreation, Wholesaling, Fashion, Jewellery, Homewares. Also please note only basic manufacturing capability.

A/NZ VENDOR/RESELLER CONTACTS:

JCURVE//
AU: 1800 528 783
E: empowerme@jcurve.com.au
W: JCurve


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 plugin system to address your unique or industry-specific functional needs.

INDUSTRY FOCUS

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

A/NZ VENDOR/RESELLER CONTACTS:

JIWA 7//
E: jiwa@jiwa.com.au
NZ: +62 2 9409 0700
Free call: 1800 00 5492
www.jiwa.com.au

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 AX is a comprehensive ERP solution for mid – large organisations which can be deployed in the cloud or on premise. Microsoft Dynamics AX is a 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 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 AX
Construction, Distribution, Engineering, FMCG, Food & Beverage, Manufacturing & Distribution, Mining & Resources, Retailing, Wholesaling, Equipment, Rental and Fleet management.

Microsoft Dynamics NAV
Agriculture/Fisheries, Distribution, Financial Services, FMCG, Food & Beverage, Manufacturing, Manufacturing & Distribution, Primary Industry, Not for Profit, Wholesaling

A/NZ VENDOR/RESELLER CONTACTS:

MICROSOFT DYNAMICS//
NZ: 0800 800 162
AU: 1800 197 960
www.microsoft.com/dynamics

INTERGEN

E: enquiry@intergen.co.nz
Auckland: 152 Fanshawe St, CBD
P: +64 9 966 3070
Wellington: Level 7, Intergen House, 126 Lambton Quay
P: +64 4 472 2021
www.intergen.co.nz

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


PRODUCT OVERVIEW

MYOB Advanced is a cloud based SaaS ERP and HRM solution.

MYOB Exo Business is the largest selling mid-sized ERP in Australia & NZ – built and developed specifically to meet local needs. MYOB Exo Business is the solution for growing businesses with more complex needs and seeking company-wide insight and control.

INDUSTRY FOCUS

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

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

A/NZ VENDOR/RESELLER CONTACTS:

MYOB ADVANCED//
https://www.myob.com/au
Level 3, 235 Springvale Road,
Glen Waverley
E: biggerbusiness@myob.com
AU: 1300 555 110
NZ: 0800 696 239

MYOB Exo//
AU: https://www.myob.com/au
E: exo@myob.com.au
P: 1300 555 110
NZ: https://www.myob.com/nz
E: exo@myob.co.nz
P: 0800 696 239

For MYOB partners near you refer:
AU:
https://www.myob.com/au/enterprise/resources/partners 
NZ:
https://www.myob.com/nz/enterprise/resources/partners 


PRODUCT OVERVIEW

MYOB Greentree’s next generation ERP software, MYOB Greentree Sales mobile, 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

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

A/NZ VENDOR/RESELLER CONTACTS:

MYOB GREENTREE//
NZ: 0800 696 239
AU: 1300 555 110
E: biggerbusiness@myob.com
W: MYOB Greentree


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/RESELLER CONTACTS:

N2 ERP//

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


PRODUCT OVERVIEW

Oracle NetSuite Global Business Unit, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Oracle, pioneered the Cloud Computing revolution in 1998, establishing the world’s first company dedicated to delivering business applications over the Internet. Today, Oracle NetSuite Global Business Unit provides a suite of cloud-based financials / Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and omni-channel commerce software that runs the business of companies in more than 100 countries.

INDUSTRY FOCUS

Retail, Wholesale Distribution, Manufacturing, Software, Services (Financial Services, IT Services, Professional Services), General Business

A/NZ VENDOR/RESELLER CONTACTS:

ORACLE + NETSUITE//
AU: +61 2 9464 6100
Toll-Free: 1800 638 784 (in Australia only)
Toll-Free: 0800 723 063 (in New Zealand only)
E: infoapac@netsuite.com
W: www.netsuite.com.au

Fronde: www.fronde.com
Fusion5: https://www.fusion5.com.au
LiberateIT: www.liberateit.co.nz
JCurve: www.jcurve.com.au
Klugo: www.klugogroup.com


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

Wholesale, Distribution, Retail, Manufacturing, Construction and Engineering, Field Service, Mining, e-commerce

A/NZ VENDOR/RESELLER CONTACTS:

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

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


PRODUCT OVERVIEW

SAP Business ByDesign
SAP Business ByDesign is SAP’s cloud solution for 50-to-500 employee companies and is used by more than 3,500 enterprises worldwide. The business suite provides a foundation for growth, with functionality that covers core financials and CRM with comprehensive reporting and analytics; project management with project accounting for services companies; and supply chain management and production for the wholesale and manufacturing industries.

SAP Business One
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 ERP
With SAP S/4HANA (SAP Business Suite 4 SAP HANA), on-premise edition, SAP is providing a new product and a next generation of business applications – simple enterprise software for big data and designed to help you run simple in the digital economy. Trusted by nearly 50, 000 customers, SAP Business Suite supports business processes in 25 industries, 37 languages, and 45 localizations.

INDUSTRY FOCUS

SAP Business ByDesign
Distribution, Entertainment, Information Technology, Local/Central Government, Manufacturing, Manufacturing & Distribution, Media/Marketing/Comms, Sports and Recreation, Telecommunications/Utilities, Wholesaling

SAP Business One
Construction, Engineering, FMCG, Food & Beverage, Healthcare, Information Technology, Manufacturing & Distribution, Primary Industry, Telecommunications/Utilities, Automotive, Not for Profit

SAP ERP
Distribution, Engineering, FMCG, Local/Central Government, Manufacturing, Manufacturing & Distribution, Retailing, Trade Services, Telecommunications/Utilities, Transportation/Freight

A/NZ VENDOR/RESELLER CONTACTS:

SAP//
E: info.australia@sap.com
AU: 1800 287 272

E: info.australia@sap.com
NZ: 0800 300 727
www.sap.co.nz

Soltius New Zealand
Auckland/ Wellington
P: 027 700 7306
E: jess.covich@soltius.co.nz
www.soltius.co.nz

Oxygen
Patrick Saundry
E: patrick.saundry@uxcoxygen.com
AU: 1300 136 450

Wayne Rowe
E: wayne.rowe@uxcoxygen.com
NZ: +64 9 583 1675
www.uxcoxygen.com

REALTECH Ltd
NZ: 0800 REALTECH or +64 9 308 0902
SAP Business One
E: Joanne.Hand@realtech.co.nz
www.realtechbusinessone.co.nz
SAP ERP
E: Andrew.Spicer@realtech.co.nz
www.realtech.co.nz


PRODUCT OVERVIEW

Offering more than 50 scalable modules, SYSPRO can streamline your supply chain end-to-end. Full visibility across multiple companies, branches, locations, languages and currencies and seamless bi-directional integration into CAD, your customers, your supply partners, edi and more. SYSPRO 7 has an enriched User Interface (UI) as well as a cost effective upgrade path for the future.

INDUSTRY FOCUS

Distribution, Engineering, FMCG, Food & Beverage, Manufacturing, Manufacturing & Distribution, Retailing, Wholesaling

A/NZ VENDOR/RESELLER CONTACTS:

SYSPRO//
AU: +61 2 9870 5555
E: info@au.syspro.com
W: SYSPRO

Computer Support Enzed
NZ: +64 3 343 3085
NZ: +64 21 663 570
E: rosanne@computer-nz.com

Advanced ERP Consultants
NZ: +64 27 4835194
E: johnb@advancederp.co.nz


PRODUCT OVERVIEW

Unit4 Business World (UBW) is a cloud based ERP solution that 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

Central, Regional & Local Government, Education, Not for Profit, Financial Services, Healthcare, Information Technology, Engineering

A/NZ VENDOR/RESELLER CONTACTS:

AGILYX//
AU: +61 2 8047 6300
NZ: +64 4 903 5390
E: sales@agilyx.com.au
E: sales@agilyx.co.nz
W: Agilyx


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