Sage X3

Guide to Sage X3 Cloud ERP Business Management Software

What is Sage X3?

Sage X3 is an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software suite developed by Sage Group which is targeted towards Medium sized and established businesses. Sage X3 (previously known as Sage ERP X3) manages your finances, accounting, customers, sales, manufacturing, inventory, distribution, supply chain, production and customer service.  

The Sage X3 solution is very flexible and scalable and can be accessed via the Cloud or as on-premise software. The Sage X3 system is multi-entity, multi-currency, multi-country and is typically used in the industry verticals for process manufacturing, discrete manufacturing, distribution, chemicals, food and beverage and services.

Sage X3 Key Features and Capabilities

  • Very flexible, customisable and scalable
  • Advanced financial management features
  • Multiple deployment options, Cloud & on-premise
  • Multi-currency, multi-location, multi-country, multi-language
  • Strong supply chain, warehousing and distribution features
  • Process manufacturing & discrete manufacturing
  • Production and quality control
  • Customer services functionality

Guides and related information

An Introduction to Sage X3

Can Sage X3 be used in the Cloud?

Sage X3 is a browser-based solution that can be accessed via the Cloud and uses the Software as a service (SaaS) software licencing model, Sage X3 can also be deployed on-premise.

Why Use Sage X3

  • Take control of your entire business, from supply chain to sales
  • Improve business efficiency
  • Have a flexible ERP solution that grows with your business
  • See your current financial position at any time
  • Access all financial transaction from one database
  • Consolidate accounting for multi countries and multi locations
  • Manage complex business processes such as process & discrete manufacturing
  • Improve quality control in your production process
  • Real time financial data is available via the Cloud
  • Gain valuable insights using Management Dashboards and reports
  • Enable staff (users) to collaborate more effectively
  • Be tax compliant in different countries

Sage X3 - Business Management for your Industry

What are the Sage X3 Features and Modules?

Sage X3 has a core financials module which all other modules feed information into. The three key areas of the software consist of Financials Management, Production Management and Supply Chain Management.

Financial Management – Control your bottom line with accuracy and real-time global visibility while accommodating local operational requirements.

  • Budgets and accounting
  • Fixed assets
  • Financial reporting

Production Management – Get to market quickly and efficiently by managing all of your manufacturing processes with one solution.

  • BOM Planning
  • Shop floor data capture
  • Quality control
  • Project Management

Supply Chain Management – Keep up with demand and ensure optimal efficiency through real-time monitoring of inventory status.

  • Purchasing
  • Inventory Management
  • Sales Management
  • Customer service

Sage X3 Functionality and Modules

  • Financial Management
  • Budgets and Accounting
  • Purchasing
  • Inventory Management
  • BOM Planning
  • Shop floor control
  • Quality Control
  • Project Management
  • Sales Management
  • Fixed asset management
  • Employee expense management
  • Reporting and dashboards
  • Global management, multi-legislation and languages
  • Manufacturing management

For further information

Sage X3 · A better way to manage your entire business

Frequently Asked Questions

Sage X3 is more focused towards Distribution and international manufacturing companies whilst Sage Intacct has advanced core financial features and is a true Cloud accounting system, further information.

Strengths and Weaknesses of Sage X3

Strengths and Pros of Sage X3

  • Highly flexible & scalable
  • Good choice for Process manufacturing businesses and distribution
  • Multiple deployment options, on-premise and Cloud
  • Advanced set of accounting and finance features
  • Powerful ERP software solution designed for medium sized businesses and international manufacturers

Weaknesses or Disadvantages of Sage X3

  • It can require a lot of customisation and is not used out of the box
  • Typical implementation costs can be much higher than Sage 200 and Sage Intacct
  • Implementation times can be long, but depends on your requirements
  • Not normally used by SMB’s (Small to medium sized businesses) or for businesses moving from Sage 50
  • Can be complex to use when compared to other Sage accounting solutions

Contact AlphaLogix – Sage Business Partner in the UK

AlphaLogix was founded in 1995 and today we are a leading tier 1 strategic Sage Business partner in the UK. Our Sage consultants have successfully implemented hundreds of Sage sites across the UK and we understand the need for a well-planned and smooth implementation process.

AlphaLogix are Sage business partners for Sage 200 and Sage Intacct and we can highlight the differences between Sage X3, in order for you to choose the right solution for your business.

Contact us on 0330 043 0140 or email us at to discuss Sage accounting and ERP products or to organise a consultation call, meeting, demonstration or personalised quote.

We have offices and Sage customers throughout the whole of the UK.