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QAD Inc.

Solutions » Supply Chain

Supply Chain

Demand & Supply Chain Planning
Demand Planning
Production Planning
Procurement Planning
Distribution Planning
Sales & Operations Planning
Supply Chain Execution
Distribution Requirements Planning
Release Management
Supplier Performance
Consignment Inventory
Transportation Management System
Supplier Portal

QAD Supply Chain supports supply networks with enhanced visibility, and the ability to drive margin and cost improvements, reduce lead times, increase inventory turns and meet industry compliance requirements.

  • Improve margins: Helps eliminate waste and reduces inventory
  • Drive the effective enterprise: Promotes efficient business processes
  • Streamline communication: Customer and supplier portals simplify and speed communication
  • Increase responsiveness: Faster access to information means faster response times

Supply Chain Highlights

Purchasing: A comprehensive procurement and strategic sourcing tool, fully integrated with planning, that provides sophisticated pricing across contracts and individual and blanket orders.

Supplier Performance: Monitors and reports supplier performance against defined metrics and key indicators, enabling constant monitoring and dialog with suppliers about quality and performance.

Supply Chain Planning:

  • Distribution Requirements Planning (DRP): Intra-company demand planning allows companies to easily plan, manage, track and record costs associated with the transfer of items between sites
  • Enterprise Operations Planning (EOP): Supports the highest level of S&OP and integrates with planning and scheduling

Consignment: Manages and tracks consigned inventory received from suppliers in a Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) model or sent to customers from — receipt to inventory to consumption — and creates triggers for payment processing.

Warehousing: Supports the requirements of organizations with larger or more sophisticated warehouses. QAD Warehousing provides automated task management, RF based picking, wave management, batch picking, location find/audit, put-away, picking, cross docking, quality control, replenishment, transfers and advanced cycle counting activities, including full support for global inventory views in multiple physical warehouses across multiple domains.

Demand Planning: Tools to build and manage forecasts, either collaboratively or individually, based on mathematical models that utilize demand history.

Release Management: Provides integration into customer schedules — cumulative schedule-based (Cum) or net-based — directly into QAD Enterprise Applications. Handles sequenced scheduling and links details (Kanban, Drop Zones, etc.) to specific scheduled release lines.

Transportation Management: Provides a complete set of tools to optimize shipments by air, sea, parcel, truckload or less than truckload; provides international documentation and assists in compliance with denied party regulations.

Data Synchronization Interface: Provides required GS1-compliant messaging for supplier-side transactions using workflow.

Supplier Portal: Collaborative portal communicates demand changes in real time and tracks the flow of orders and shipments using ASNs.

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