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Exhibit 5: Purchasing and Sales Processes
  Carillon eEnterprise E by Epicor MK Manufact'g Enterprise IQ Progression ERP Plus Scala 5.1 Solomon Traverse
Purchasing Order Process                    
Evaluation of the purchasing process Average Average Below average Above average Excellent Average Excellent Above average Above average Average
Business-to-business capability Needs customization Yes Yes Separate module Yes 3rd-party vendor EDI Vendor will not disclose Yes Yes
Can it evaluate vendor performance? No No Separate module Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Some
Can it evaluate vendor invoice? Limited No Separate module Yes Yes 3rd-party vendor Yes Yes Yes Some
Are duplicate payments avoided? Yes No Warning provided Purchase order, receiving report and invoice matching Purchase order, receiving report and invoice matching 3rd-party vendor Yes Purchase order, receiving report and invoice matching Closed invoices cannot be paid Can elect to check for duplicate invoice numbers
Does it support purchase requisitions? Yes Yes No No Yes With separate module Yes No Yes Yes
Does it support RFQs? No No Possible No Yes With separate module Possible Yes Yes No
Can it handle down payments? Yes Yes Possible Yes Yes Yes, also c.o.d. Yes Yes No Yes
Does it support retainages? Yes Yes Possible Yes Yes No Yes Yes No Yes
Sales Order Process                    
Evaluation of customer shipping process Excellent Poor Above average Excellent Excellent Excellent Above average Average Excellent Average
Can it track sales/delivery confirmations? Yes No ePortal Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Can customers check status of order via Internet? Yes No Customer portal Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes
Can it track shipping methods? Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Can it track UPS shipping number? Yes No Yes 3rd-party vendor Via UPS Web site Yes Via UPS Web site No Yes No
Is PDA interface built in? No No 3rd-party vendor Yes Yes No No No Yes No
Are field sizes flexible to accommodate existing codes? Yes No eWarehouse Yes Up to 45 characters Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Is bar coding interface built in? Yes No 3rd-party vendor Yes Yes Yes Yes, also radio frequency Possible 3rd-party vendor Yes
Can order attributes, such as color or size, be indicated in the sales order? Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Is availability of item automatically reported in sales orders? Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Is production scheduled or purchase orders prepared based on availability? Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes No No Yes
Sales Order/Marketing Process                    
Evaluation of sales order/marketing process Average Above average Excellent Average Above average Average Excellent Average Average Average
Is there a Customer Resource Management module or functionality? Separate module Yes Separate module Separate module Yes 3rd-party vendor Yes Yes Yes Yes
Track size of accounts? Yes Yes Yes Separate module Yes 3rd-party vendor Yes Yes Yes Yes
Handle call backs? Yes No Yes Separate module Yes 3rd-party vendor Yes No 3rd-party vendor No
Visits? Yes No Yes Separate module Yes 3rd-party vendor Yes No 3rd-party vendor No
Future needs? Yes No Yes Separate module Yes 3rd-party vendor Yes No 3rd-party vendor No
Handle campaign management? Yes Yes Yes Separate module Yes 3rd-party vendor Yes No 3rd-party vendor No
Provide customer analysis? Yes Yes Yes Separate module Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Support customer queries? No No Yes Separate module Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes
Support follow-ups? Yes No Yes Separate module Yes 3rd-party vendor Yes No 3rd-party vendor No
Handle call center applications? Yes Yes Yes Separate module Yes 3rd-party vendor Yes Yes 3rd-party vendor No
Handle field sales and service applications? Yes Yes Separate module Yes Yes 3rd-party vendor Yes Yes Yes Yes
Can it process order entry over the Internet? 3rd-party vendor Yes Separate module Separate module Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Can customers access electronic catalog? Yes Yes Yes Separate module Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes
Can product descriptions employ multimedia technology? No Yes Yes Yes No Separate module Yes No Yes Yes
Photographs?   Yes Yes Yes   Yes Yes   Yes Yes
Audio?   No Yes Yes   Yes No   Yes No
Graphics?   Yes Yes Yes   Yes Yes   Yes Yes
Evaluation of Web access Below average Good Excellent Good Average Average Good Below average Good Good

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