Organizations evaluating ERP software have hundreds of systems to choose from. To give you an idea of how many there are, we track more than 250 systems in our internal ERP vendor database.

Clearly, the ERP comparison process can be daunting, which is why we developed our 2024 Top 10 ERP Systems Report. Based on our experience with hundreds of ERP systems, our list of top 10 ERP systems highlights the vendors that our experts have found to be strong in functionality across a variety of industries, including manufacturing, distribution, professional services, retail, government, and more.

Choosing the right ERP system can transform your business efficiency and scalability. Our comprehensive guide ranks the top 10 ERP software in the world, making it easier for you to decide which ERP software best fits your unique business needs. From industry giants to innovative up-and-comers, these ERP vendors offer solutions that are robust, versatile, and tailored to various sectors.

Whether you’re in manufacturing, retail, or services, the ERP software systems we evaluate come from the most trusted ERP software vendors globally. Each ERP system vendor listed has been rigorously tested for functionality, user-friendliness, and integration capabilities. With insights into each ERP platform, our goal is to simplify your search among the myriad of ERP software companies and help you partner with an ERP vendor that will drive your business forward.

Make an informed decision with our guide to the best ERP software available today, and propel your company into a more efficient tomorrow. To learn what these top ERP systems have to offer, continue reading for an overview of each vendor.

Overview of the Top 10 ERP Software System Vendors

Our report provides more specific details, but below is an overview of the top products from the best ERP system vendors (in alphabetical order):

1. Acumatica


Acumatica provides a cloud-based ERP system with micro-vertical functionality for small and mid-sized businesses. Some of the industries it supports include manufacturing, construction, energy & utilities, healthcare, and non-profit.

2. Epicor

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Epicor provides cloud and on-premise solutions for a variety of industries. The ERP software systems featured in our report include Epicor Prophet 21 for Distribution, Epicor Eagle for Retail, Epicor Kinetic for Manufacturing, and Epicor BisTrack for Lumber & Building Material.

3. IFS

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IFS Cloud is tailored for the aerospace & defense, engineering, construction & infrastructure, energy, utilities & resources, manufacturing, and service industries. It is a single solution designed for large enterprises and mid-sized organizations.

4. Infor

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The Infor systems featured in our top ERP software systems report are Infor’s Industry CloudSuites. These CloudSuites feature pre-built industry capabilities along with AI that anticipates, recommends, and derives insights. 

5. Microsoft

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The Microsoft systems featured in our report on the top 10 ERP software systems in the world include Dynamics 365 Finance & Supply Chain and Dynamics 365 Business Central. Both systems provide integrated reporting and visualization through Power BI.

6. Oracle NetSuite


The NetSuite ERP system has cloud-native architecture. It is an all-in-one cloud solution that provides real-time visibility into operational and financial performance. The solution is designed for organizations of all sizes.

7. Oracle


The Oracle system featured in our top ERP systems report is Oracle Fusion Cloud Supply Chain & Manufacturing.​ It is an integrated applications suite that includes blockchain and IoT capabilities that connect operational, customer, product, and machine data.

8. Priority

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Priority’s open SaaS cloud ERP platform is for organizations of all sizes. It is designed for industries such as manufacturing, wholesale and distribution, healthcare, medical devices, pharmaceutical, financial services, retail, and more.

9. Sage

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Sage is known for its accounting, payroll, and payment systems. The vendor provides solutions for all industries and is designed for startup, scale-up, and enterprise companies. Sage X3 and Sage Intacct are included in our top 10 ERP systems report.

10. SAP

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The SAP system featured in our report is SAP S/4HANA Cloud. This system covers a broad spectrum of business needs and embeds industry best practices for a broad set of industries, including services, manufacturing, public sector, and more. SAP has been moving clients from SAP ECC to SAP S/4HANA.

The 2024 Top 10 ERP Systems Report

What vendors are considering for your ERP implementation? This list is a helpful starting point.

What Does This Mean for Your ERP Selection?

Our top 10 ERP platform comparison is only the starting point to selecting the right enterprise software system. More ERP selection tips can be found in ourERP Selection Guide.

Your organization ultimately needs to decide what section criteria are most important, then narrow down your options based on these criteria. This may or may not lead you to consider one of the top ERP systems. 

Panorama’s ERP consultants have helped hundreds of organizations select the right enterprise software and develop an effective project plan. Contact us below and be sure to download our 2024 Top 10 ERP Systems Report.

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Panorama Consulting Group is an independent, niche consulting firm specializing in business transformation and ERP system implementations for mid- to large-sized private- and public-sector organizations worldwide. One-hundred percent technology agnostic and independent of vendor affiliation, Panorama offers a phased, top-down strategic alignment approach and a bottom-up tactical approach, enabling each client to achieve its unique business transformation objectives by transforming its people, processes, technology, and data.

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