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Flexible Management of Customer Schedules

Flexible Customer Scheduling = Flawless Execution = Favorable Customers Customer scheduled orders can be challenging to manage and maintain, particularly when they are sent via EDI directly from your customer to your QAD system. Viewing and making changes to orders in the QAD system can be time-consuming. Customers can send both long and short term […]

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#MWUG Fall 2019

    It’s that time of the year again! Time for the Fall 2019 Midwest User Group meeting. This year the meeting is held September 22-24 at the brand new Renaissance Westerville-Polaris Hotel in Columbus, OH! We’ll be there at our booth for the two days and, our own Don Lindsey will present a session DDMRP: Controlling Your Supply […]

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QAD Access Security Plan Checklist

In a recent webinar, QAD Access: Concerns and Considerations, presenter Don Lindsey included a to-do list of tasks before you embark on setting up your permissions and roles in QAD. You’ll find a downloadable pdf of this graphic here: Security Plan Checklist His checklist includes: Review, Determine and Understand and How Your Enterprise is Organized Create a high-level […]

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A Look at the 2nd Qtr Manufacturers’ Survey

Though optimism for the future dipped nearly 10% from the first quarter in 2019, still nearly 80% of manufacturers have a positive outlook for their business according to the 2019 Second Quarter Manufacturer’s Outlook Survey. Manufacturers cite trade uncertainties (56%) and the inability to find skilled workers (69%) as their top challenges, they remain mostly […]

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EDU 32: Learn More to Achieve More!

If you haven’t checked out our education portal, EDU 32, you’re in for a treat. Our portal contains learning videos and articles about various aspects of using QAD in everyday applications and will help you integrate and implement significant process improvements into your data management and your supply chain process. 32 Soft’s team of highly […]

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32 Soft Learning Webinars will WOW you!

If you’ve not attended our webinars lately, register for one now and find out how much you can learn in under an hour! In addition to the product demos we have hosted for years, since July 2018 when veteran QAD user and Manufacturing and Distribution expert Don Lindsey joined us, we also offer learning webinars. […]

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QAD Production Schedules Made Even Easier

Production Planner Plus Completely Changes the Game for QAD Users!   You know how critical effective production planning and scheduling are to the productivity and efficiency of your business. Even as time-consuming as it can be, it is essential to keep the production line humming without the stops and starts poor planning can bring. Our […]

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32 Soft Loves #MWUG

One place all of us at 32 Soft love to visit is the Midwest User Group conferences in the Spring and Fall, which we’ve been attending for more than a decade! We like to talk to the attendees about what’s new in their business and in ours. We like learning more by attending presentations. And, […]

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Are you still printing checks from QAD?

There are benefits to using a B2B third-party payment processor. It can save you time and money and improve your cash flow. Plus, most payment processors offer multiple methods for processing payments, including EFT (Electronic Funds Transfer), credit or virtual cards, wire transfers, and ACH. Payment processors also offer web portals to make it easy […]

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Data Visualization & Your Production Schedule

Why We Added New Graphical Views to Our Production Planner Data Loaders   We’ve all done it. We’ve poured through our QAD production schedule details to make sure there are no glitches, no overlaps, no conflicts or resource shortages only to find we missed a critical element! Even when we download those details to a […]

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