For global manufacturers the ability to improve visibility into overall operations, move quickly and efficiently, and balance corporate financial concerns with local market effectiveness are critical to success.
To help achieve these goals, QAD Inc has released QAD Enterprise Applications 2007.1 (QAD 2007.1), which features significant enhancements in a number of key functional areas, specifically aimed at addressing requirements of global manufacturers.
QAD Enterprise Applications 2007.1 enhancements include QAD Transportation Management System, QAD Supply Visualization, QAD Business Intelligence, QAD .NET UI and QAD QXtend. The core QAD 2007.1 application is available both On Demand and On Premise.
The new capabilities and product enhancements of QAD 2007.1 support QAD’s marketplace vision for the perfect lean market by helping streamline operations, improve communication and reduce waste within the supply chain.
QAD customers stand to gain greater flexibility in their deployment and management options, allowing users to focus key resources on other value-add areas of the business.
QAD 2007.1 enhancements include:
QAD Transportation Management (TMS) – offers a newly designed user interface and features for shipping non production items directly from the desktop, as well as enhanced import management capabilities to meet the needs of U.S. based importers and a new track and trace supplier portal.
QAD Supply Visualization – this on-demand module that allows collaborative visibility of demand between manufacturer and supplier now boasts capabilities to integrate directly with QAD TMS, allowing seamless tracking of shipments throughout the supply chain, no matter how the items are being transported.
QAD Business Intelligence – Customers now enjoy far greater flexibility in reporting and analysis with dashboards and integrated reporting across their QAD Data Warehouse.
QAD .NET UI – QAD .NET UI 2007.1 has continued the evolution in user interface started by QAD with the first version of QAD .NET UI. This release now offers integrated dashboards, role-based collections and ad-hoc workflow offering increased ease of use and learning and potential gains in user productivity.
QAD QXtend – QAD’s integration and services layer has been enhanced for greater transactional throughput and simpler implementation.
QAD Enterprise Applications are designed to streamline the management of manufacturing operations, supply chains, financials, customers, technology and business performances all in one suite. Built on a deep, foundational understanding of manufacturing and designed for maximum flexibility anywhere in the world, QAD Enterprise Applications are available in 27 languages and can handle multiple currencies.