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Find out what your peers are saying about Infor LN vs. Infor M3 and other solutions. Updated: January 2022.
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Pros
"We have definitely seen a return on our investment with the product.""LN is definitely a stable product. It's number one on Gartner's four quadrants.""The best feature of this solution is it comes as a complete bundle. The solution has effective project, document, and application management. Additionally, the collaboration is fantastic, it is well integrated, and can be customized.""It's not too hard to handle the initial setup."

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"provides all modules, supply chain, HR - it's good for management.""The most valuable feature of this solution is the Infor GL tool that allows us to do our application support and development."

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Cons
"The interface can be difficult sometimes. I need to apply a bar code system, such as business intelligence and user interface tools. The user has to be a technician sometimes to use it.""While Infor LN incorporates the latest business processes and functions, there is always room for improvement as the business grows. In the new normal, it could stand to incorporate quite a few automation processes like the RPA and utilize machine learning in the Internet of Things.""The user interface needs to be improved.""Only people who undergo training from the companies can learn about Infor products."

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"The solution is stable but not agile.""The implementation could be simplified, it's complex."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
  • "Compared to other high-end ERP software, Infor LN's cost of ownership is lower. The difference isn't huge, though."
  • "Only people who undergo training from the companies can learn about Infor products."
  • "The price of the solution can vary."
  • "Infor LN is a free solution, and everything is included in the package, such as add-ons."
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    Questions from the Community
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    It's not too hard to handle the initial setup.
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    The solution is quite competitively priced. If you compare it to SAP, for example, it is quite reasonable.
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    The user interface needs to be improved. Right now, it's not ideal in terms of the design. The interface is not elegant on multiple products, such as enterprise assessment, supply chain solutions, and… more »
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    Infor M3 is a solid ERP, I worked with it prior to the Lawson/Infor merger. Very strong in process manufacturing with a good history in Food & Beverage, Life Sciences, and other verticals. S3 is used… more »
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    provides all modules, supply chain, HR - it's good for management.
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    From a technology perspective, this is an old solution making it harder to integrate and maintain. Ideally, they should be offering a cloud-based alternative.
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    Also Known As
    Infor ERP LN
    Infor Lawson M3, Lawson M3
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    Overview

    From the largest global manufacturing enterprises with complex multisite needs to smaller, single-site organizations, Infor LN is enterprise resource planning (ERP) software that features capabilities designed to meet the unique business requirements of manufacturers. Infor LN offers fast and cost-effective deployment with integration on the shop floor and across the supply chain with financials, quality management, service management, order management, and business partners. Contextualized, industry-specific analytics help you gather real-time data and monitor metrics for improved communication with business partners wherever they are.

    Infor M3 offers ultimate flexibility in operations, technology, and scale. As a multi-site, multi-country, and multi-company solution, M3 empowers your organization to adapt to changing business needs. It provides flexibility in managing mixed-mode and complex environments, with the agility to make quick adjustments at any time. Written in Java, M3 also gives you platform independence and choice.

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    Sample Customers
    LTH Castings, Gloucester Engineering, Gorman-Rupp, Computer Designs, Instrument Technology, GWA Group Limited, PRIDE Industries, CAV Aerospace, New Scale Technologies Inc.
    Grosfillex, High Five Sportswear, L_derach, OTK Group, PHS Group, Propper International, Red Wing Shoe Company, Reynolds Catering Supplies, Saudi Diesel, Sheetz, Zeppelin, Zodiac Aerospace
    Top Industries
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company32%
    Comms Service Provider21%
    Manufacturing Company7%
    Energy/Utilities Company5%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company31%
    Comms Service Provider28%
    Manufacturing Company4%
    Government4%
    Company Size
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    Small Business60%
    Midsize Enterprise20%
    Large Enterprise20%
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    Find out what your peers are saying about Infor LN vs. Infor M3 and other solutions. Updated: January 2022.
    564,997 professionals have used our research since 2012.

    Infor LN is ranked 11th in ERP with 4 reviews while Infor M3 is ranked 16th in ERP with 2 reviews. Infor LN is rated 8.8, while Infor M3 is rated 7.0. The top reviewer of Infor LN writes "Stable, scalable, has good customization features and provides a return on one's investment". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Infor M3 writes "Helps to keep things in order, and they have good technical support that is responsive". Infor LN is most compared with SAP ERP, Infor LX, Infor CloudSuite Industrial, SAP S4HANA and Oracle ERP Cloud, whereas Infor M3 is most compared with SAP ERP, SAP S4HANA, Microsoft Dynamics NAV, JD Edwards EnterpriseOne and Microsoft Dynamics AX. See our Infor LN vs. Infor M3 report.

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