Process Improvement

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 […]

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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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Data Loaders and the QAD 2020 Upgrade

  QAD announced their new Adaptive ERP 2020 update last year, saying this latest version “enhances our customers’ ability to boost business intelligence, innovation, and agility that effectively address the increasing pace of change companies face today.” Here are some of the highlights of the QAD Adaptive ERP 2020 update: Added tools that help to […]

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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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Online Portal for QAD

Customer Work Center is a secure, easy-to-use, online portal for sales reps, customers, order takers. Give them 24/7 real-time access to QAD data such as quotes, product availability, order status, lead time, and purchasing history, ability to submit orders to QAD in real-time.

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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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Data Loaders: Clean, Safe & Secure

Watch this short 6-minute video to discover the steps we take to ensure our Data Loaders are completely safe to use with QAD.  

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Taming the Safety Stock Beast

Calculating Safety Stock Level in QAD—with NEW auto-calculate functionality   One of the most important parts of operations in any company is determining appropriate inventory levels. If you have too much inventory, you’ll tie up your working capital and wreak havoc on your cash flow. If your inventory is too low, you’ll have shortfalls in […]

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