Compare Odoo, SAP, and ERPNext

Open core vs overcomplications vs a truly open source and modern software. If you're considering Odoo, can't afford SAP business one or just want something simpler yet feature-packed, take a look at our ERP comparison table.

odoo vs sap b1 vs erpnext comparison

Choosing the right ERP

ERPNext is 100% open source and there is no vendor lock-in. You have the complete freedom to choose your vendor or implement the product yourself, no licensing involved.
ERPNext trumps over the comparisons with QR code support, easy to manage contracts, delivery schedules, and other features. ERPNext's modular nature allows easy customization for a better fit in areas of shortcomings.

There are several factors to consider when choosing an ERP software. The software you choose should satisfy business needs, at the same time should be affordable in the long run.

Features Comparison

One decision can change the course of your organization.

Feature SAP Business One Odoo ERPNext
Multi Company
Inter Company
Multi Currency
Multi Language
Mobile Device Support
EDI (Electronic Data Interchange)
Inventory Management
Multi Warehouse
Storage Locations(Bins)
Stock Replenishment
Package Management
Freight carrier integration
Stock Picking
Manage Stock Levels
Non Stocked Inventory
Inventory Price Lists
Multiple Variants
Multiple Units of Measure
Auto UOM Conversions
Batches/Serial Numbers
Up/Down Traceability
Batch Picking
Serial No Picking
Inventory Valuation
Moving Average
Barcode Support
QR Code Support
Quick Barcode Scan (Without 3rd Party Device)
Delivery Notes
Stock Transfers
Inventory Forecasts
Inventory Adjustments
Supply Chain Management
Supplier Management
Supplier Pricelist Management
Inward Quality Inspection
Drop Shipping
Purchase Requests (Material Request)
Purchase Orders
Purchase Approval Workflow
Contracts/Purchase Agreements
Request for Quotations
Supplier Self Service Portal
Multi-level BOM
BOM Versions
By Products/Co Products
Sub Assemblies
One BOM for Multiple Item Variants
Material Request Planning
Production Calendar
Multiple Scheduling Plans
Gantt Chart Scheduling w/ Drag & Drop
Kanban Planning
Work Order Merging/Splitting
Finite Capacity Planning
Infinite Capacity Planning
Delivery Date Calculation (Backwards Scheduling)
Job Tracking
Work Order/Production Order
Work Order Operations
Work Instructions on Work Order
Messages on Work Order
Automated Time Tracking
Landed Cost Voucher
Production Order Costing
Actual Production Labor
Shop floor Terminals


There are several factors to consider when choosing an ERP software. For instance, consider a manufacturing company. Complexities of manufacturing processes, production planning, fluctuating demands, supply chain management, lead times for procurement of raw materials, outsourcing, stock-keeping needs, maintenance of plant, this list can go on and on.

You need to ensure that the software you choose not only satisfies your business needs but also provides enduring value in terms of scalability, expansion, robustness, security and at affordable pricing. Ensure that you consider all these factors no matter which vendor you choose.

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ERPNext is the world's best 100% Open Source ERP Solution

Open Source Software for Modern Businesses


Get a real time view of your cash flow. Full fledged accounting module covering every aspect of book keeping.

HR & Payroll

Manage full employee life cycle right from onboarding, payroll, attendance, expense claims, assets to separation.


Effectively maintain and manage multilevel bill of materials, production planning, job cards & inventory.

Sales & Purchase

Increase productivity and lower costs by managing your sales and purchase cycles, from purchase to sales orders


Win and retain more customers by optimising sales process. Track leads, opportunities and send the quotes on the go.


Deliver both internal and external projects on time, budget and profitability. Track tasks, timesheets and issues by project.


Deliver a better service experience with an intuitive issue tracker and integrated knowledge base.

Asset Management

Maintain and Manage details of assets, their movement, value adjustment and depreciation.


ERPNext comes with a fully featured content management with blogs, web pages and forms.

Integrate with your favourite Apps

ERPNext has a host of built-in integrations that help your business take-off faster

ERPNext Integrations

Integrate with your favourite Apps

ERPNext has a host of built-in integrations that help your business take-off faster

ERPNext Integrations

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