Cathy Helmers

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Automate Your Supplier Schedule Distribution

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A Better View of Production Needs & Schedules

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Transaction Dates in QAD

Don Lindsey Keeping transaction dates accurate in QAD is critical to the operation of your ERP System. Dates play an enormous role in ensuring on-time delivery of material from suppliers, a smooth-running production schedule, and a timely delivery of your product to your customer. Dates are also instrumental in keeping your system SOX compliant and […]

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Fast, Accurate and Easy Production Planning

Effective production planning and scheduling are absolutely critical to the efficiency and productivity of your business. Find out how our Production Planner Data Loaders provide you with real-time access to QAD data and instant visibility of the orders, available resources, and demands you need, whether you’re in a discrete or scheduled environment — or you […]

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Balancing Inventory & Customer Need with DRP

Distribution Resource Planning (DRP) helps an organization balance customer demand while keeping inventory levels and costs down by using time-phased supply to meet the demand for each product at each warehouse in a distribution channel. DRP in QAD uses certain inventory control parameters (such as safety stock) to calculate the time-phased requirements. In this webinar, […]

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Achieving Successful On-Time Delivery

We’ve talked to QAD users who are struggling with on-time delivery, especially in these times. If you had less than stellar scheduling practices before the pandemic and resulting supply chain shortages, chances are your situation has only worsened. But even companies with outstanding production scheduling and inventory control are scrambling to keep up with today’s […]

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Turn Supply Chain Shortages into Strengths

  Due to a number of circumstances, the weaknesses and fragility of our supply chain have been exposed in 2020, and American automakers have certainly borne the impact. Notably, the semiconductor chip shortage has the auto industry spinning. Vanessa Miller, a partner with Foley & Lardner in Detroit, explains the shortage to MH&L’s chief editor […]

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Webinars for You in 2022!

                  We’ve been busy planning webinar topics for 2022 and have a great line-up for you! We’ve not yet firmed up dates and times but will be doing so as time grows nearer. Watch your inbox for timing. If you’re not signed up to receive webinar invitations […]

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Data Loaders Help Ransomware Attack Recovery

  The large-scale ransomware attack of primarily small businesses in July 2020 has made small and medium businesses (SMBs) aware of how debilitating such an attack can be. A recent report of the leading causes of ransomware attacks reports that phishing is the most common cause of ransom attacks. This chart from Statista shows the […]

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Practical Steps for Successful Upgrades

  Many companies who use QAD are preparing for or considering an upgrade to QAD 2020 Adaptive ERP version. We thought we would offer these steps that ensure a successful upgrade experience. Bring All Your Stakeholders on Board You’ll want to get feedback and buy-in from everyone affected by the upgrade, both internal and external. […]

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