M1 Pricing, Features, Reviews & Comparison of Alternatives


Manufacturing enterprise resource planning (ERP) software

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M1 overview

What is M1?

M1 by ECi Software Solutions is a modular, cloud-based manufacturing enterprise resource planning (ERP) software for job shops, make-to-order manufacturers, and custom & mixed mode manufacturers. The system is designed to manage multiple business areas including production, engineering, scheduling, inventory, shipping, and more.

With M1, data can be coordinated and shared across different business functions. Real-time data enables proactive management of the shop floor, and conformance can be maintained throughout the production process with the quality assurance (QA) module. The engineering module allows users to configure jobs to customers’ exact needs, while the shipping solution provides tools for tracking orders in and out to ensure on-time delivery.

M1 is particularly suited for job shops, metal fabrication, and industrial machinery manufacturing, and serves a range of industries including aerospace, automotive, medical devices, electronics, high tech manufacturing, rubber and plastic products, wood and wood products, and others.


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United States

Supported languages

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M1 pricing

Pricing options
Free trial
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M1 features

Billing & Invoicing
Document Storage
Inventory Management
Invoice Management
Real Time Data
Reporting & Statistics
Third Party Integration
Workflow Management

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Additional information for M1

Key features of M1

  • Accounting management
  • CAD functionality
  • CRM
  • Commissions reporting
  • Document management
  • Forecasting
  • Inspection management
  • Inventory management
  • Job management
  • Labor & payroll hours tracking
  • Lead management
  • Order management
  • Performance tracking
  • Product configurator
  • Production calendars
  • Production scheduling
  • Purchasing management
  • Quality assurance
  • Real-time data
  • Shipping label & packing slip printing
  • Shipping management
  • Supplier evaluation
  • Warranty management
  • Workflow management
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• M1’s production module allows users to manage jobs, specify required assemblies and materials, track employee labor hours, and monitor production progress.

• The inventory and purchasing modules enable the evaluation of suppliers and negotiation of contracts, linking of documents to purchase orders, and automatic recommendations through the Purchasing Planner based on selected filters such as supplier, part, and job.

• Built-in accounting tools include forecasting through accounts receivable performance and projected cash flow reports, financial scheduling for automation of recurring accounts receivable, accounts payable, and journal entries, time card management, commissions reporting, invoice generation, and more.

• Shipping can be managed through M1’s integrations with FedEx and UPS, packing slip and shipping label printing, and automated updates of jobs and sales order backlog upon creation of shipping orders.

• The quality assurance module allows users to configure inspection regimes to match their company’s requirements.