SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — November 30, 2016 — QAD Inc. (Nasdaq:QADA) (Nasdaq:QADB), a leading provider of enterprise software and services for global manufacturing companies, today announced the availability of QAD Transportation Management System (QAD TMS) 2.0. The latest version incorporates a new web-based user interface (UI), adds functionality, enhances existing features and provides technical updates and improvements.
QAD TMS helps manufacturers manage their planning and shipment execution. It provides automated rating, routing and complete management of multimodal shipping. QAD TMS consists of four major components: Freight Management, Trade Compliance, Global Trade Management and Package Exception Management. All share the same application platform including database, rules, workflows and user experience. QAD TMS provides full visibility into shipping including an accurate global view of in-transit shipments. It helps manufacturers meet performance targets for key customer service and fulfillment metrics, resulting in a greater return on transportation assets.
QAD TMS 2.0 Key Enhancements:
- Usability – The new UI introduces a variety of new functionality. Users can now output shipment inquiry results to a spreadsheet to simplify analysis. A new compliance configuration screen and Package Exception Management configuration screens simplify the configuration and maintenance of rules, workflows and package exception management, simplify adding locations and carriers and make it easier to share information.
- Address Verify enables users to reduce shipping errors and avoid additional delivery fees from carriers for address corrections by verifying shipping addresses prior to shipping.
- Trade Compliance – Partner, product and commodity level questionnaires are now available on the browser. Ad hoc compliance screening has been expanded to include item level checks to identify country-specific regulatory or commercial restrictions without creating a transaction.
- Carrier Network – QAD TMS expands its carrier network with seven new carriers and additional services for existing carriers.
- First Mile/Last Mile Tracking is a new extension to Package Exception Management that allows users to track shipments within an organization. It gives the mailroom visibility into pick-up requests and deliveries. All users, both senders and recipients, can track their package as soon as it arrives in the mailroom.
- New Certifications – TMS 2.0 meets UPS 2016 regulatory requirements and adds Atlas AES certification allowing users to comply with customs integration in Germany.
“QAD is committed to helping our customers deliver the right product, to the right place, at the right time,” said QAD/TMS Division President Steve Gardner. “The latest version of QAD TMS increases visibility, helps our customers better comply with updated regulations and offers a variety of new features that will help them contain costs while maintaining a high level of customer satisfaction.”
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.
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