ERP System Review

Our review contains critical system information including applications, industries supported, number of customers, underlying technology, and critical generic functionality - customization, multiple companies, multiple currencies, workflow, mobility, sales tax and reporting.
Product Information  
System FDM4
Vendor FDM4
Description Consumer goods businesses ranging from sportswear suppliers to machinery component manufacturers can benefit from implementing one of our pre-built or custom-designed software solutions.
Primary Tier 2
Apparel Yes
Construction No
Field Services No
Financial Services No
Food & Beverage No
Hospitality No
Manufacturing No
Nonprofit No
Professional Services No
Retail & ECommerce No
Transportation & Logistics No
Wholesale Distribution No
Accounting (General Ledger, Financial Reporting, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Budgeting and Cash Management) Yes
Asset Management No
CPQ (Configure Price Quote) No
Distribution (Order Processing, Purchasing and Inventory) Yes
E-commerce No
Field Services - Dispatching & Scheduling No
Field Services - Mobile Field Management No
Human Resource Management No
Manufacturing - Quality Control Yes
Manufacturing - Scheduling Yes
Manufacturing - Shop Floor Control Yes
Payroll No
Point of Sale No
Product Lifecycle Management Yes
Professional Services - Scheduling No
Professional Services - Timesheets No
Professional Services – WIP Management No
Project Management No
Transportation Management No
Warehouse Management No
Developer Information  
Number of customers - all products
Number of customers - this product
% of application that is web based (just need a browser on workstation)
On premise, cloud or hybrid
Private or Public Cloud
Multi-tenant architecture
Generic Requirements  
Without changing source code
User-defined fields
  • Can define values/dropdowns for fields
  • Used in report selection and ordering
  • Used in workflow
User defined screens
  • Change fields to required, optional or invisible for standard and user-defined field
Multiple Companies  
Share inventory across companies
Share customers and suppliers across companies
Automate balancing of transactions across legal entities
PO of 1 company automatically generates the sales order in another company
Multiple Currencies  
Maintain source and home currency amount for each transaction
Date effective currency exchange rates
Work Flow  
Can apply an approval process to any transaction such as a journal entry or any master file such as a supplier or inventory item
Can generate alerts/escalation if something expected is late or reminders
Configurable approvals or alerts without needing programming
Optimized for Android and iPhone
Offline mode and synch when internet connected
Sales tax compliance  
Canadian sales tax compliance
US sales tax compliance
Reporting/Business Intelligence  
Industry standard reporting tool and can change existing reports or add new ones
Ad-hoc reporting (don’t need a programmer) with filtering, sorting and summarizing options
Based on real time updates from all transactions
Role specific
Configurable dashboards - don't need to be a programmer to create or change dashboard
Drag and drop dimensions
Visualization/graphic representation of data