DETROIT--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 10, 2017--
QAD Inc. (Nasdaq:QADA) (Nasdaq:QADB), a leading provider of enterprise
software and services designed for global manufacturing companies, today
announced the winners of its annual QAD Customer Awards, recognizing
outstanding companies leveraging QAD technology to become Effective
Enterprises. The awards were presented today at the
QAD Explore 2017 customer conference, which runs through May 11,
2017 at the Detroit Marriott Renaissance Center.
Each year, QAD recognizes visionary customers who leverage QAD solutions
to become Effective Enterprises with all business processes running at
peak efficiency and aligned to the company’s strategic goals. The
winners leverage the power of QAD software to drive innovation, meet
quality standards and evolve with market conditions.
List of Award Categories and Winners:
QAD Visionary: Recognizes the customer that realizes its vision
and transforms its organization in a significant way through the use
of QAD technology.
Winner: The ANCA
Group redefined their business processes to achieve greater
efficiencies supported by QAD products.
QAD QMS Customer of the Year: Recognizes a customer that has
achieved significant business value through its deployment of QAD QMS.
streamlined its quality system processes resulting in a decrease
of 10 hours per week while achieving regulatory compliance.
Rapid Achievers: Recognizes customers that achieved significant
business value quickly by deploying QAD solutions.
rapidly deployed QAD technology, taking the business live in three
Inc. implemented QAD ERP and QAD TMS in three months at its
Uden, Netherlands site.
QAD Cloud ERP Customer: Recognizes a customer who converted to
QAD Cloud ERP and helped demonstrate the benefits of a cloud strategy.
has been able to successfully support its growth and operational
objectives leveraging QAD’s cloud ERP solution.
QAD Customer Evangelist - Industrial: Recognizes a customer in
the Industrial vertical who has used and promoted QAD products on a
consistent, global basis.
Products is the customer evangelist of the year for industrial
due to their ongoing engagement with the QAD community.
QAD Customer Evangelist – Life Sciences: Recognizes a customer
in the Life Sciences vertical who has used and promoted QAD products
on a consistent, global basis.
is the customer evangelist of the year for life sciences due to
their early adopter status for QAD QMS and Automation Solutions,
and ongoing engagement with the QAD community.
QAD Customer Evangelist - Global Accounts: This award is
presented to a customer who has used and promoted QAD products on a
consistent, global basis.
Winner: Martina Schoultz-Lindqvist of DS
Smith has helped a number of organizations understand the
benefits QAD can provide. In addition to supporting numerous
customer conferences and references, she has provided pragmatic
advice on how to make the most of a QAD ERP project.
Best Adoption: This award is presented to a customer who best
adopts QAD to achieve superior outcomes.
Ltd. adopted the QAD Customer Engagement and Effective
Enterprise philosophy for their upgrade to QAD Enterprise Edition.
The upgrade was completed on time and within budget, achieving
cost savings and improved efficiencies.
QAD Agility Award: This award is presented to a customer that
uses QAD products and technology to improve business agility.
Food improved agility by using QAD products to help drive
efforts to increase machine uptime, reduce scrap, and reduce
planning time and effort while increasing forecast accuracy.
“Our customers are crucial to our company’s success,” said Pam Lopker,
president and chairman of QAD. “We work tirelessly with each one to help
them become Effective Enterprises, with every business process aligned
to their business goals. Our annual QAD Customer Award winners reflect
the hard work these great organizations are doing, and QAD is pleased to
be a partner in their success.”
About QAD – The Effective Enterprise
QAD Inc. (Nasdaq:QADA) (Nasdaq:QADB), is a leading provider of
enterprise software and services designed for global manufacturing
companies. For more than 35 years, QAD has provided global manufacturing
companies with QAD Enterprise Applications, an enterprise resource
planning (ERP) system that supports operational requirements, including
financials, manufacturing, demand and supply chain planning, customer
management, business intelligence and business process management. QAD
Enterprise Applications is offered in flexible deployment models in the
cloud, on-premises or in a blended environment. With QAD, customers and
partners in the automotive, consumer products, food and beverage, high
technology, industrial products and life sciences industries can better
align daily operations with their strategic goals to meet their vision
of becoming more Effective Enterprises.
For more information about QAD, call +1 805-566-6000, visit www.qad.com.
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