Automotive Key Issues
Complying with OEM requirements (MMOG/LE): QAD provides complete mapping to global OEM quality and vendor compliance models. We provide the training, modeling and solution necessary for the company to earn and retain certifications and meet customer’s requirements.
QAD has worked with the Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) in the U.S. and with Odette in Europe to develop methods and systems to support the global Materials Management Operations Guidelines/Logistics Evaluation (MMOG/LE) standard.
Identifying low-cost approaches to new markets: Opportunities in China, India and Korea require companies to drive to a lower cost structure to compete effectively in these markets.
QAD currently provides solutions in over 90 countries. We understand local requirements by geography, OEM or cluster. QAD provides a low-cost on demand solution and predefined, monthly pricing models.
Enabling acquisitions and divestitures: The automotive industry continues to deal with mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and joint ventures. Financial management becomes critical to manage risk and control costs.
QAD Enterprise Applications architecture, global design and simplicity enable the company to quickly divest or acquire new sites. Predefined process maps allow rapid implementation and conversion from legacy systems. QAD’s component architecture allows the use of high value solutions, such as advanced planning, visualization, or transportation regardless of the ERP system in use.