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Make-To-Order: The Future of Supply Chain

  Many organizations find that their customers want more than just off-the-shelf products. Customers are asking for the ability to order products that are customized for their needs. This customer demand coupled with supply chain disruptions and a need to drive down costs has prompted many manufacturers to consider a make-to-order (MTO) production strategy. The MTO […]

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Are You Ready for a Recall?

  Thousands of products are recalled every year, and they impact every industry. They are a fact of life that manufacturing companies continually face. The chance that a recall will hit your company is high. How do you reduce your risk? Continual process improvement is a significant way a company can reduce its recall risk. […]

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Data Loaders not affected by Log4j Vulnerabilities

  A flaw in the Apache Log4j, a Java library for error messages logging in many applications, has a severity score of 10 out of 10. It is the highest-profile vulnerability on the internet right now. Any device running Apache Log4J, versions 2.0 to 2.14.1., is at risk if exposed to the internet. NCSC notes […]

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New Data Loader for QAD: DRP Workbench

Expected Release Date: February 2022 If your company has multiple distribution centers and is using or planning to use QAD Distribution Requirements Planning (DRP), you’ll be happy to know we’re currently developing the DRP Workbench Data Loader (12.17.21). Our DRP Workbench helps you manage distribution orders to multiple manufacturing facilities more efficiently, enabling you to […]

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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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WECUG Presentation: Achieving Successful Sales & Operation Planning

It was great to connect in-person at the QAD West Coast User Group Fall 2021 Conference. Thanks to all who stopped by our booth and attended Don Lindsey’s presentation, Achieving Successful Sales & Operation Planning (see below for a video of the presentation). Don also attended the QAD Reconnect event at the conference and can be […]

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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 updates 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 from us, you can join our mailing list below. Make-To-Order: […]

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QAD ranked #2 manufacturing ERP for 2021

Here’s an interesting video from Eric Kimberling of Third Stage Consulting Group that ranks the Top 10 Manufacturing ERP systems for 2021. QAD has ranked #2! Find out why.   We Also Recommend: Has Cloud ERP Reached Its Peak? PO Workbench Saves 1000’s Hours a Year How to Build Achievable Production Plan

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New! BOMs on all levels and subassemblies!

Our Product Structure Data Loader, which helps you manage, analyze, and view your product structures and formulas in easy-to-use Excel files — now has a new functionality option: the ability to see and work with your QAD BOM data on all levels and subassemblies! In addition, you can add cost columns to this new Multi-Level […]

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Hope to See You During our Busy Fall Season

  We’ve got a busy Fall 2021 season of events. We hope you can join us at our upcoming webinars and conferences. First up in August is our webinar, Simple PCO/PCC Management, August 18, 1 pm EDT. During this webinar, Oleana will demonstrate how you can achieve better control, greater visibility, faster management, and an automatic audit trail […]

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