SANTA BARBARA, Calif.--(April 7, 2016)--QAD Inc. (Nasdaq:QADA) (Nasdaq:QADB), a leading provider of enterprise software and services designed for global manufacturing companies, today announced that the readers of Consumer Goods Technology magazine (CGT) have selected QAD as the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Customer Satisfaction Leader in its annual Readers’ Choice survey. QAD has earned the top spot on the survey’s ERP Top Providers list for four consecutive years. In addition, QAD was also named a Top 10 Provider in the Supply Chain Execution category.
The ERP Customer Satisfaction Leader designation identifies the company that received the highest average user experience rating in the ERP category. The survey polled 290 executives who work for consumer goods companies of all sizes. More than half of the companies represented reported more than $1 billion in annual revenue.
“This award provides important recognition for QAD and its focus on helping customers become Effective Enterprises,” said Carter Lloyds, QAD’s Chief Marketing Officer. “We strive to become trusted advisors to each of our customers and work with them to adapt their business processes to match their business goals. The CGT Readers’ Choice survey confirms that our focus on customer engagement is being recognized.”
Read the 2016 CGT Readers’ Choice article on Enterprise Resource Planning.
About the Readers’ Choice 2016 Survey
This benchmark issue draws on feedback from consumer goods executives to service and solution providers in the following categories: Supply Chain Execution, Supply Chain Planning, CRM, TPM, ERP, New Product Development and Introduction, Business Intelligence, Demand Data Analytics, Product Information Management, Consulting, Consumer Experience Management, Digital Commerce, Retail Execution, Mobility and Outsourcing. Results are spotlighted in the January 2016 edition of CGT magazine in print and online.
About Consumer Goods Technology (CGT)
Consumer Goods Technology (CGT) an integrated media brand, is the leading resource for consumer goods executives looking to improve business performance. Delivering content in print, online and face-to-face, CGT reaches an audience of more than 76,000 consumer goods executives ranging from managers and directors to VPs and CIOs. CGT also covers business and technology trends in all major segments of the consumer goods sector, including Food, Beverage, Packaged Goods, Consumer Electronics, OTC Pharmaceuticals, Health & Beauty Aids and Apparel/Footwear. For more information on CGT, visit www.consumergoods.com.
About QAD – The Effective Enterprise
QAD Inc. (Nasdaq:QADA) (Nasdaq:QADB) is a leading provider of enterprise software and services designed for global manufacturing companies. For more than 35 years, QAD has provided global manufacturing companies with QAD Enterprise Applications, an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system that supports operational requirements, including financials, manufacturing, demand and supply chain planning, customer management, business intelligence and business process management. QAD Enterprise Applications is offered in flexible deployment models in the cloud, on-premise, or in a blended environment. With QAD, customers and partners in the automotive, consumer products, food and beverage, high technology, industrial products and life sciences industries can better align daily operations with their strategic goals to meet their vision of becoming more Effective Enterprises. For more information about QAD, call +1 805-566-6000, visit www.qad.com.
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