The Total Guide to ORION ERP

In this guide, we’ll cover everything you need to know about ORION ERP integration including market-fit, pricing, features, and comparisons.

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What is ORION ERP? 

ORION ERP from 3i Infotech is global, modular, multi-user, on-premises, and cloud-enabled software for financial and business process management. ORION provides a unified database and business intelligence for informed decision-making. The ORION ERP solution streamlines workflows and improves processing time with automation.  3i Infotech is based in India. ERP is enterprise resource planning. 


3i Infotech has a global presence in over 50 countries for its ORION enterprise resource planning solution. Besides its Mumbai, India headquarters, 3i Infotech (ORION) has regional offices in South Asia, the Middle East, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Africa, and the Asia Pacific. 

ORION ERP software products are:

  • ORION Enterprise Suite
    • ORION 11j ERP Suite
    • ORION 11S
  • ORION Financial Management System
  • ORION HRMS (human resources management system) & Payroll
  • ORION Field Service and Contract Management
  • ORION Mobile ERP (for iOS and Android devices)
  • CRM Solution from ORION
  • B2C Solution from ORION
  • EPiCS (Enterprise Process & Information Control Stack)
    • RPA (robotic process automation)
    • Analytics
    • IoT integration
    • Voice-enabled services
    • Business process modeler
    • Responsive framework
    • Seamless workflow
    • Reducing manual processes
  • OBIS (ORION Business Intelligence Stack)

The ORION 11j  ERP system modules are:

  • Sales Management (CRM)
  • Inventory Management
  • Contracting Management
  • Finance Management
  • Purchase Management 
  • Manufacturing
  • Administrative modules
    • Personalisation tools
    • Reporting (including KPIs, analytics, and real-time dashboards)
    • Enterprise tools

The ORION 11S ERP is pre-configured software for small businesses in the Trading and Manufacturing industries. ORION 11S ERP offers real-time dashboards and 360 views. ORION 360 degree lets end users perform multi-level drill-downs to see suppliers, customers, products, and account information. ORION 11S is multi-currency ERP software. 

Which Types of Businesses Use ORION? 

For handling their business growth, small businesses and medium-sized companies like the scalability of  ORION software.

Industries using ORION ERP software include:

— Food & beverages
— Chemical
— Pharma



 Logistics, including WMS (warehouse management system)



 Fleet enterprise and Fleet Lite

 ADMS (auto dealer management system)

 NGO  (non-governmental organisation)
— ORION 11j_NGO Suite

For ORION ERP customers, the Trading industry includes:

  • Electronics
  • Fashion
  • Home Decor 
  • Building materials
  • FMCG (fast-moving consumer goods) & Supermarkets
  • Pharmacies & optics
  • Dealer management
  • Automobile spares
  • Auto services, and 
  • Automotive aftermarket.
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How Much Does ORION Cost?

Request a quote from 3i Infotech or an ORION Value Added Reseller (VAR) Partner for ORION ERP software modules pricing that 3i Infotech describes as affordable. Add costs for consulting, customisation, and implementation services, training, hosting, virtualisation, and optional third-party add-on software.  

How Does AP Automation Software Integration Work With ORION? 

AP automation software integrates with ORION ERP  either via API or flat-file. Tipalti uses flat-file integration with ORION. AP automation software is a SaaS add-on app adding functionality to automate the payables function from end-to-end, including global mass payments. Tipalti starts with self-service supplier onboarding and adds global regulatory and tax compliance for paying suppliers.

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What Are The Primary Features and Advantages of Orion?

 Feature-rich ERP system for the ORION ERP price level

 Multi-currency for global companies

 CRM module for customer relationship management

 Robust supply chain, warehousing, procurement, and inventory management software

Business intelligence (OBIS module), RPA, and analytics

The ORION ERP system is cost-effective software with many features for small businesses and mid-sized global companies.

ORION ERP Sales Management, the CRM, handles customer management, pricing, sales & incentives, targets & allocation, and demand forecasting. ORION Sales Management also provides a salesman console.  

The ORION ERP Finance Management module handles accounting, budgeting and forecasting, cost accounting, cash management, banking, and reporting. 

ORION Purchase Management includes supplier and supply chain management, procurement, planning & budgeting, vendor rebate management, and drop shipment.

ORION Inventory Management includes material management, inventory control, inventory returns, reporting, and warehousing.

The ORION Contracting Management module functionality is project management, labor costing, material management, service work orders, and reporting. 

ORION Manufacturing includes bill of materials, quality control tracking, managing the production cycle and cost, material billing, production analysis, and advanced planning. 

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How to Implement & Use ORION?

Use an ORION Value Added Reseller Partner as a consultant to help you get ORION ERP training, customise, and implement the system. ORION customer support from 3i Infotech helps end-users understand the system and resolve issues with its Customer-Direct Self-Service Portal. Download the ORION ERP software user manual from the Internet.

Which ERP Systems are Comparable to ORION?


QuickBooks Desktop

QuickBooks Desktop is on-premises accounting software with optional hosting for many industries. The QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise software product line offers industry-specific Editions.


Oracle NetSuite

Oracle NetSuite is true cloud ERP for mostly mid-sized companies in various industries. The NetSuite OneWorld module offers advanced features for global companies, including multi-currency transactions and multi-entity consolidation.


QuickBooks Online

QuickBooks Online is cloud-based accounting software for many industries. Third-party add-on apps increase its functionality.



SAP ERP is cloud-enabled top-tier software for large enterprises in many industries. SAP offers other ERP systems for small and medium-sized companies called SAP Business One and SAP Business ByDesign.