SANTA BARBARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--QAD Inc. (Nasdaq: QADA) (Nasdaq: QADB), a leading provider of flexible, cloud-based enterprise software and services for global manufacturing companies, today announced the latest enhancements to QAD Adaptive ERP and related solutions in the QAD Adaptive Applications portfolio.
Global manufacturers face ever-increasing disruption caused by factors that include technology-driven innovation, changing consumer preferences, and the current COVID-19 pandemic. To survive and thrive, manufacturers must be able to innovate and transform business models at unprecedented rates of speed. QAD calls these manufacturing companies Adaptive Manufacturing Enterprises.
QAD provides solutions, vertical and business expertise and best practice process models to help Adaptive Manufacturing Enterprises to adapt in today's rapidly changing business climate.
"The latest enhancements to our Adaptive Applications portfolio help manufacturers rapidly respond to and plan for increasing disruptions to their business," said QAD CEO Anton Chilton. "They provide our customers with a greater ability to extend solutions, increase user productivity and boost manufacturing efficiency. The new capabilities apply across manufacturing operations, including supply chain, shop floor, production, customer management and finance, allowing manufacturers to navigate the disruptions they face today while providing the flexibility they need to address tomorrow's challenges."
In addition to the latest updates to QAD Adaptive ERP, which features the QAD Enterprise Platform and the Adaptive UX, QAD has also enhanced related solutions in its Adaptive Applications portfolio, including QAD Dynasys DSCP, QAD CEBOS Enterprise Quality Management System, and QAD Precision Global Trade & Transportation Execution.
For details of the enhancements made to QAD Adaptive ERP and its related solutions, please visit the QAD Blog.
About QAD – Enabling the Adaptive Manufacturing Enterprise
QAD Inc. is a leading provider of adaptive, cloud-based enterprise software and services for global manufacturing companies. Global manufacturers face ever-increasing disruption caused by technology-driven innovation and changing consumer preferences. In order to survive and thrive, manufacturers must be able to innovate and change business models at unprecedented rates of speed. QAD calls these companies Adaptive Manufacturing Enterprises. QAD solutions help customers in the automotive, life sciences, packaging, consumer products, food and beverage, high tech and industrial manufacturing industries rapidly adapt to change and innovate for competitive advantage.
Founded in 1979 and headquartered in Santa Barbara, California, QAD has 29 offices globally. Over 2,000 manufacturing companies have deployed QAD solutions including enterprise resource planning (ERP), demand and supply chain planning (DSCP), global trade and transportation execution (GTTE) and quality management system (QMS) to become an Adaptive Manufacturing Enterprise. To learn more, visit www.qad.com or call +1 805-566-6000. Find us on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook and, Instagram and Pinterest.
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