Automate Your Accounts Payable – QAD’s Evaluated Receipts Settlement

Posted on: March 29, 2019 | By: Andy Vitullo | Professional Services, QAD Business Process, QAD Distribution, QAD Financials, Uncategorized

Included with your QAD Enterprise Edition Bundle of Software are several programs that enable Evaluated Receipt Settlement (ERS). ERS is an automation tool that converts an electronic purchase order receipt into a supplier invoice. Critical to ERS processing are accurate purchase orders. Accurate purchase orders imply accurate purchase order lines with accurate quantities, accurate units of measure and accurate pricing. The packing list number on the shipment from the supplier...


Keeping your Customer Accounts Current in QAD Enterprise Applications

Posted on: March 27, 2019 | By: Andy Vitullo | QAD Business Process, QAD Financials, Uncategorized

Accounts Receivable in QAD’s Enterprise Edition Financials offers several different tools to apply payments to open customer invoices. This blog will focus on two manual tools for applying payments. Customer Payment Create and Banking Entry Create are the primary programs used for applying payments. Customer Payment Create is used when the business customer portfolio is generally not complex. This implies that you customer sold to records and your customer bill...


Supplier Performance in QAD

Posted on: March 27, 2019 | By: William Scheetz | QAD Business Process, QAD Manufacturing

One major factor in a manufacturer’s success is the dependability of their suppliers.  Are your raw materials being delivered on time? Are you receiving the actual quantity that you ordered?  In many cases, not knowing the answers to these questions can become a detriment to your manufacturing business.  When it comes to the performance of your suppliers, ignorance is NOT bliss.  Tools that allow you to compile data and statistics...


Effective Development Planning for ERP Implementations

Posted on: March 26, 2019 | By: Tim Lovely | ERP Selection, QAD Business Process, QAD Distribution, QAD Financials, QAD Manufacturing, QAD Practice News, Uncategorized

Many ERP implementations involve development as part of the project. Development in this context can mean any or all of the following: Development of new functionality to address a functional gap in the softwareDevelopment of customer or supplier facing forms such as a Packing Slip, Shipper, Sales Order Acknowledgement, or Purchase OrderDevelopment of internal or customer facing labelsDevelopment of new reports, inquiries, or browses that present system data in more...


MSW/PSW – Scheduling Workbenches

Posted on: March 24, 2019 | By: Tim Lovely | QAD Business Process, QAD Distribution, QAD Financials, QAD Manufacturing, QAD Practice News

They are still out there! Microsoft Excel Spreadsheets used for planning and scheduling. Many QAD clients continue to utilize them because they are not aware of alternatives or simply have always done it that way. They often spend hours each week re-keying inventory, planning and scheduling data from their QAD ERP application. During a recent QAD EE upgrade Scoping and Planning project, Logan Consulting inquired about the use of MRP...


Improved Security Controls in QAD’s Enterprise Edition

Posted on: March 23, 2019 | By: Tim Lovely | QAD Business Process, QAD Distribution, QAD Financials, QAD Manufacturing

As we have discussed in the past, QAD’s Enterprise Edition adds more structure and controls to its user security model. The added benefits of the new model continue for our QAD EE clients, with the three high level improvement areas previously noted: Role Based SecuritySegregation of DutiesTransactional Restrictions and Blocking User Roles can be defined by a given company, with users added to Roles and menu level permissions added to...


QAD Knowledgebase an Effective Tool for Users and Support Team

Posted on: March 22, 2019 | By: Tim Lovely | QAD Business Process, QAD Distribution, QAD Financials, QAD Manufacturing, QAD Practice News, Uncategorized

QAD Inc. has provided best in class Enterprise Resource Planning Solutions for many years to its global manufacturing customer base. QAD also provides excellent support resources for its customers and partners. One of the most utilized and effective support resources is the QAD Knowledgebase. Found via www.QAD.com, users can select the Support option and Knowledgebase. Simple search and filter functionality allow a user to easily find functional and technical support...


QAD DynaSys Demand and Supply Chain Planning

Posted on: March 19, 2019 | By: Tim Lovely | QAD Business Process, QAD Distribution, QAD Financials, QAD Manufacturing, QAD Practice News, Uncategorized

QAD’s DynaSys Demand and Supply Chain Planning (DCSP) solution was named as a Challenger by Gartner’s August 2018 Magic Quadrant for Supply Chain Planning Systems. DSCP focuses on allowing its users to optimize, analyze, simulate, collaborate and efficiently plan their supply chain activities, with integration to QAD’s ERP applications. Gartner’s Challenger designation indicates a High Ability to Execute and very Completeness of Vision. QAD offers the DynaSys solution as a...


What Should You Consider When Planning to Implement QAD EE ERP?

Posted on: December 20, 2018 | By: Sarah Hoagland | ERP Selection, QAD Business Process

Consider planning a birthday party for friends or family. Without careful planning of guests, caterers, party decor, etc., your fancy get together may not be as successful as you had once hoped. Beginning a QAD EE ERP project is a task that your organization should strategically plan and carry out. With ERP planning comes significant consideration which can make or break the success of your implementation. At Logan Consulting, we...


QAD Configurator: The Solution to Customized Products

Posted on: November 16, 2018 | By: William Scheetz | QAD Business Process, QAD Manufacturing

In today’s markets, pressure is constantly being placed on manufacturers to provide their customers with increasingly complex products.  Many customers are demanding detailed, customized products and sometimes this demand can be difficult to fulfill, especially in a timely manner.  Additionally, in some instances a disconnect can occur between the product idea sold by the salesperson and the actual manufacturing feasibility of the product, creating costly issues.  For manufacturers experiencing this...