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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.

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

Other Applications

The following applications are designed to work hand-in-hand with Supply Chain:

"Supply Chain" is part of the QAD Enterprise Applications line of products, developed by QAD.