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Founded in 1979, QAD Inc. is a provider of enterprise resource planning (ERP) software applications for global manufacturing companies. Manufacturers in the

qad review  Founded in 1979, QAD Inc. is a provider of enterprise resource planning (ERP) software applications for global manufacturing companies. Manufacturers in the automotive, consumer products, electronics, food and beverage, medical, and industrial products industries use QAD solutions at approximately 6,000 licensed sites in more than 90 countries around the world, in 27 languages. QAD is headquartered in Carpinteria, California (US), and has offices throughout North America and Latin America, and the

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QAD Explore 2012: Only Good Things Can Come from Talking to the Customer


As a seasoned provider of enterprise applications for manufacturing companies, QAD knows the importance of listening to its clients. In fact, the company has created a customer engagement program to help its customers align their business processes to their strategic business goals. Get the details on this program, as well as a full update from the QAD Explore 2012 user conference in P.J. Jakovljevic’s latest article.

qad review  customer’s day-to-day business activities. QAD works with the customer’s project manager(s) to coordinate scheduling of his/her(their) personnel to review processes and their alignment with business goals. QAD consultants then measure performance against QAD’s elaborate key performance indicators (KPIs) for an Effective Enterprise. These metrics are on 10 specific functional areas—customer service, supplier performance, manufacturing performance, manufacturing schedule, IT effectiveness, supply Read More

MAPICS Clings To Its Customers' Loyalty


While the existing loyal client base remains MAPICS’ greatest trump for retaining its solid financial position, the company will have to figure out how to be more effective in selling beyond the existing base for the long-term success in the market.

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Will Glovia Glow Again Through Its Hub And VARs? Part 2: Challenges and User Recommendations


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qad review  Intentia , IFS , QAD , and Frontstep to name some, all of them having much more fertile client bases to up-sell their components outside ERP; not to mention the competition from SAP and Oracle in the Tier 1 market, as well as the likes of Baan and J.D. Edwards . Glovia's strategy going forward may be impeded by Fujitsu/Glovia brand confusion (associated with different markets, i.e., ERP vs. automation), as well as by seemingly disparate products amenability to different market segments (mid-market vs. Read More

abas-USA Adds VC999 to Its Customers Roster


Following on its recent win at Carolina Color, abas-USA announced that VC999 Packaging Systems has selected it to be its enterprise resource planning (ERP) provider. VC999 is a global leader in the design and manufacturing of vacuum chamber, thermoforming (rollstock), tray sealer, and flow wrapper machine systems as well as other packaging robotics, vision inspection systems, conveyer/converger

qad review  down the track with QAD when abas got invited in. One of the deal makers there was abas’ improved SolidWorks integration. Especially critical was a new feature for VC999, whereby a customer can log in to the company’s Web page (using abas eBusiness ), pull up the catalogued machines, view their SolidWorks drawings, click on a needed spare part in the drawing, directly enter it into the abas eBusiness shopping cart, and purchase it. Read More

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In a survey on upcoming trends in employee management, the Learning Review asked six experts in six major industry domains one simple question: what do you think the main trends in [domain] will be for 2008 and 2009? Here are their answers.

qad review  Specialists, 6 Industry Domains: Trends for 2008 and 2009 The Learning Review asked specialists from six major industry domains to share their thoughts on how they see various areas of employee management changing in the near future. The question, sent by e-mail, was simple: what do you think the main trends in [domain] will be for 2008 and 2009? Following are each of their answers. Human Resources (HR) Strategies by David Ulrich, consultant and educator in human resources management In the next one to Read More

QAD Offers Improved E-Commerce Applications with Greater Flexibility and Customization Capabilities


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qad review  relationship management (CRM) initiatives. QAD e-commerce applications offer customers and trading partners comprehensive real-time sales order and inventory management capabilities including order fulfillment, authorizations, automated tax and shipping calculations, and robust reporting capabilities. By extending instantaneous access to MFG/PRO information and exchanging critical data throughout the enterprise, QAD's B2B and B2C e-commerce provide continuous connections to customers and trading Read More

Boston Grape Escape 2010: Vendor’s Announcements Review


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ERP Showdown-Round 2! Exact Macola ES vs. Infor SyteLine vs. QAD MFG/PRO


I'm Dylan Persaud, senior analyst at Technology Evaluation Centers. Due to the overwhelming response to our first ERP Showdown, we're pleased to present another head-to-head discrete enterprise resource planning (ERP) comparison. Here, then, is ERP Showdown, Round 2!—featuring Exact Macola ES vs. Infor SyteLine vs. QAD MFG/PRO.

qad review  vs. Infor SyteLine vs. QAD MFG/PRO Back by popular demand: ERP Showdown—Round 2! Exact Macola ES vs. Infor SyteLine vs. QAD MFG/PRO I'm Dylan Persaud , senior analyst at Technology Evaluation Centers. Due to the overwhelming response to our first ERP Showdown, we're pleased to present another head-to-head discrete enterprise resource planning (ERP) comparison. Here, then, is ERP Showdown, Round 2! —featuring Exact Macola ES vs. Infor SyteLine vs. QAD MFG/PRO. We hope you find this showdown helpful Read More

Sodebo Selects DynaSys Demand Planning Solution


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qad review  About a year ago, QAD made the wise and relatively inexpensive acquisition of DynaSy s in France for sales and operations planning (S&OP), procurement planning, production planning, distribution planning, demand planning, strategic network planning, and inventory optimization capabilities. Strasbourg is now a supply chain management (SCM) competence center for QAD, as DynaSys has 27 years of experience and several million (USD) in revenues. About 20 percent of its customers are joint with QAD. QAD can Read More

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