QAD Inc. (Nasdaq: QADA) (Nasdaq: QADB), a leading provider of flexible, cloud-based enterprise software and services for global manufacturing companies announced today that suppliers to 93 of the 100 top-selling cars in the world use a QAD enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution.
QAD Adaptive ERP Automotive Edition is designed specifically for the automotive industry. It includes integrated supply chain management, provides for alignment to industry best practices and supports the evolving needs of automotive suppliers. It helps automotive suppliers effectively manage customer requirements and extends to lower-tier suppliers. The solution includes QAD embedded analytics to help global manufacturers monitor costs, reduce risks and enhance performance.
“To be a successful supplier in the growing global automotive industry, it is critical that a manufacturer employs an effective and agile ERP solution — one that grows and adapts to evolving business requirements in a rapidly changing automotive industry,” Country Director, QAD India Debajit Roy. “QAD Adaptive ERP can be rapidly deployed, easily extended and adapted without writing code. It gives manufacturers the ability to continuously adapt to changing business conditions and challenges and turn them into competitive advantage. QAD Adaptive ERP and the QAD Adaptive Application suite of solutions provide greater fit for today and the flexibility to meet tomorrow’s requirements, helping manufacturers become Agile, Effective Enterprises.”
QAD has won several automotive industry awards, including Frost & Sullivan’s 2018 North American ERP for Automotive Customer Value Leadership Award for the QAD Enterprise Platform, the technology that enables its ERP solutions.
QAD has customers in the automotive industry globally. QAD Adaptive ERP incorporates automotive best practices and processes developed through working closely with customers and active participation in leading industry groups such as the Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) and Odette. It includes important automotive industry functionality including web-based supplier communications, bar coding, release management, business process management, business intelligence, supply chain management, lean manufacturing and financials. It also features hundreds of common automotive industry KPIs and operational metrics.