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 2023 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 ERP experts have found to be strong in functionality across a variety of industries, including manufacturing, distribution, professional services, retail, government, and more. 

To learn what these top ERP systems have to offer, continue reading for an overview of each vendor.  

Overview of the Top 10 ERP Vendors

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

1. DELMIAWorks

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The DELMIAWorks product is a comprehensive manufacturing ERP and manufacturing execution system (MES) specifically designed for mid-market manufacturers. Both discrete and batch process manufacturers use the solution, which includes functionality for the entire manufacturing process.

2. Epicor

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Epicor provides cloud and on-premise solutions for a variety of industries. The ERP 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 that includes artificial intelligence, augmented reality, and machine learning capabilities.

4. Infor

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The Infor systems featured in our top ERP systems report are Infor’s industry-specific CloudSuites. These CloudSuites provide pre-built industry capabilities and include AI that anticipates, recommends, and derives insights. The CloudSuites also provide cloud-enabled data aggregation and workflow integration. 

5. Microsoft

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The Microsoft systems featured in our top 10 ERP systems report include Microsoft Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management and Dynamics 365 Business Central.​ Supply Chain Management includes mixed-mode and complex manufacturing capabilities as well as a full suite of warehouse management capabilities. Business Central is designed for small and midmarket businesses and can be extended with industry-specific applications from the Microsoft AppSource marketplace. 

6. Oracle NetSuite

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The NetSuite system has cloud-native architecture. It is an all-in-one cloud solution that provides real-time visibility into your organization’s operational and financial performance. With applications for everything from accounting to warehouse management, the solution is designed for organizations of all sizes.

7. Oracle

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

8. Sage

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Sage is known for its accounting, payroll, and payment systems. The vendor provides solutions for all industries and is well-suited for startup, scale-up, and enterprise companies. Sage acquired Intacct Software in 2018. It’s X3 and Intacct solutions are included in our top 10 ERP systems report.

9. SAP

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The SAP systems featured in our top 10 ERP systems report include SAP S/4HANA and SAP Business ByDesign. SAP S/4HANA includes industry-specific capabilities and provides embedded analytics, machine learning, and robotic process automation. SAP Business ByDesign is a single cloud solution designed for small to midsized organizations. 

Recently, SAP has been moving many clients from SAP ECC (an on-premise system) to SAP S/4HANA (a cloud system).

10. SYSPRO

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As one of the top 10 ERP systems, the SYSPRO system includes industry-specific functionality for manufacturers and distributors across a group of selected industries. The systems featured in our report include Manufacturing ERP and Distribution ERP. 

SYSPRO has a strong market presence in Europe and is making inroads into the U.S. market.

The 2023 Top 10 ERP Systems Report

This report is relevant to organizations across industries and outlines the best ERP vendors that we believe will help organizations prosper in 2023. 

What Does This Mean for Your ERP Selection?

Our top 10 ERP comparison is only the starting point to selecting the right ERP 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 ERP system and develop an effective ERP project plan. Contact us below and be sure to download our 2023 Top 10 ERP Systems Report.

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