QAD & Supply Chain Education

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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Simplify with QAD’s Production Orders – 32 Soft Webinar

Production Orders combine Discreet Work Orders, Repetitive Cumulative Orders, Flow Scheduling, and Master Schedule Work Orders into an all-in-one set of functions. If you are in a multi-mode manufacturing environment, Production Orders will simplify your process. Don Lindsey will be covering Setup, Control and Maintenance, Serialization and Packing, Calendars, Item Master, BOMs and Formulas, Departments, […]

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QAD Production Orders Simplify Your Process

  by Don Lindsey Production Orders, introduced to QAD in the 2016 EE version, take on the functionality of Work Orders, Advanced Repetitive, Flow Scheduling, and Master Schedule Work Orders and combines these into a new set of functions that simplify and enhance the process of manufacturing. QAD’s primary object for introducing the Production Order […]

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FREE Utilities & Guides for QAD!

These utilities and guides for QAD will make your life easier—and, they’re FREE!   Auto-Populate Pivot Tables from QAD—FREE Our Pivot Populator automatically fills in your pivot tables with real-time QAD data so you can provide those custom reports with speed and agility. Get your FREE Pivot Populator utility   Automate your Supplier Schedule Distribution […]

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Item Master Data Management

The item maser is the bedrock of any ERP system . It contains all the information that identifies, describes, categorizes, and controls the defined item or service in ERP. Here is what you should know about item or part numbers: The item data is stored in a master record. It may be physically distributed across many locations, but […]

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Forecasting

Recently, MRP specialist Don Lindsey presented a webinar, Forecasting—What Does the Future Hold?  This infographic was inspired by Don’s presentation. You can watch the webinar replay here. Related resources: Using Simulation Forecasts in QAD Summary and Simulated Forecast Data Loaders for QAD  

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QAD EE Business Relations

by Don Lindsey With the advent of the EE versions of QAD, there is a new data element introduced to SE’s familiar structure. If you deal with the EE versions, you have had to come to grips with this new concept of the “Business Relation.” Business Relations is a new element that ties the address […]

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QAD Shop Floor Control Presentation

Don Lindsey covers several aspects of Work Orders and Shop Floor Control from WO creation to release, from component issue and Back Flush to Labor application and Work Order Analysis. He briefly covers Repetitive Setup and Processing, as well as highlights of Kanban processing. Since in the future Operations within QAD WIP will be the […]

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QAD Tutorials

Welcome to EDU 32- free educational resource for QAD End Users. Learn how you can best use QAD ERP to work with the unique complexities of your enterprise. Large variety of topics ranging from MRP/DDMRP to Inventory Control, Accounting/Variances and more. Our team of highly experienced and knowledgeable professionals offers you their invaluable insight into […]

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QAD Qxtend Alternative

What are the differences between QAD’s QXtend (QXtend Excelerator) and 32 Soft’s Data Loaders. Both are designed to process inbound transactions into the QAD ERP System but they do have different ways in which they interact with your QAD system. Depending on the purpose, you can implement QXtend solutions or Data Loaders — or you may […]

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