AIAG Honors QAD Executive with Outstanding Achievement Award
QAD Senior Director of Automotive Terry Onica honored for contributions to developing industry best practices
SANTA BARBARA — June 5, 2014 — QAD Inc. (NASDAQ:QADA) (NASDAQ:QADB), a leading provider of enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions and services for global manufacturers, announced today that Terry Onica, QAD senior director of automotive, was honored by the Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) with an Outstanding Achievement Award for her significant contributions to help advance the global Materials Management Operations Guidelines/Logistics Evaluation (MMOG/LE) for the automotive industry.
Onica was honored, along with several other winners, at AIAG 2014 Volunteer Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, May 14, 2014 in Bloomfield Hills, Mich. She is involved with AIAG since 1991 and this is her 12th time winning the Outstanding Achievement Award.
“Terry has been a dedicated volunteer working on version 4 of MMOG/LE and actively educates suppliers about it globally,” said J. Scot Sharland, executive director, AIAG. “Her commitment to educate and improve the tool is reflected in her contributions to updating course materials, presenting at industry events and assisting in research.”
Onica, a member of the AIAG Supply Chain Steering committee and a co-chair of the MMOG/LE work group, was instrumental in releasing the fourth version of the tool for the global automotive supply chain. The MMOG/LE tool enables organizations to conduct a comprehensive evaluation of their supply chain capability and performance. Members of the MMOG/LE Global Workgroup include the AIAG, Odette International, OEMs, suppliers and service providers.
“I am honored to be recognized for my work,” said Onica. “It is gratifying to be a part of AIAG’s initiatives in creating best practices in the industry.”
Onica has served as an ambassador for AIAG’s global MMOG/LE project, and has championed QAD tools and related training aimed at helping leading automotive original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and suppliers around the world, particularly in emerging markets, to implement the required business systems and prepare for internal reviews and customer MMOG/LE audits.
AIAG is a unique not-for-profit organization where OEMs, suppliers, service providers, government entities, and individuals in academia have worked collaboratively for more than 30 years to drive down costs and complexity from the supply chain. AIAG membership includes preeminent manufacturers and many of their parts suppliers and service providers. For more information, visit www.AIAG.org.
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 30 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 as on-premise software, in the cloud with QAD Cloud ERP 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.
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