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Eaton Corporation

Location: Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Industry: Automotive and Industrial Products

Company Description: Eaton Corporation is a worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of a comprehensive line of high-efficiency hydraulic systems and industrial components.


  • Legacy system was highly customized
  • Current and accurate information was not accessible to customers and service personnel
  • Distribution operations needed the ability to accurately pick and ship the smallest orders along with the largest

Solution: QAD Warehousing, QAD Enterprise Applications


  • Increase average lines shipped per day by 33 percent
  • Lower inventory costs through improved accuracy and control
  • Ability to select orders by carrier
  • Fast response to emergency orders
  • Easily balance workload in warehouse
  • Much more efficient use of floor space
  • Accurate, real-time data for sales and customer support
  • Reduced IT costs: no need for local server and middleware to support WMS
  • Improved employee safety
  • Significantly reduced overtime
  • Increased customer satisfaction
  • Greater reliability and throughput
  • Meet customer requirements for EDI and ASNs

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