Benefits of the QAD AUX (WebUI)

Posted on: November 10, 2021 | By: Andrew Hall | QAD Practice News, QAD Business Process

QAD offers the “newish” Adaptive UX, which is built on HTML and leverages mobile user interfaces for iOS and Android devices, that provides a rich user experience that also makes onboarding and training much more efficient and intuitive than other interfaces. This blog discusses some of the key benefits and select features of the Adaptive UX. Benefits Users and administrators can personalize the UX based on specific roles and/or preferences...


Electronic Funds Transfer in QAD

Posted on: October 25, 2021 | By: Chloe Cope | QAD Financials, QAD Practice News

Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) is a convenient and simple way to send electronic payments to clients, vendors, or any other unit. Bank drivers are a key component in leveraging EFT; they are the programs that create files in the format that banks require and support multiple electronic funds transfers, including check, Wire, and ACH files Bank drivers offer several key benefits: Helps to ensure financial compliance KPI Automation speeds up...


Leveraging the Versatility of Supplier Payments in QAD

Posted on: August 23, 2021 | By: Chloe Cope | QAD Financials, QAD Practice News, QAD Business Process

The fundamental ability to organize and keep track of supplier payments is a crucial characteristic of a successful company, and one that QAD makes accessible with its array of tools and flexibility that accommodate a wide range of complex needs. QAD offers two main tools to leverage for supplier payments: Supplier Payment Create (used for manual AP payments) and Supplier Payment Selection Create (used for electronic AP payments). Within both...


QAD Reporting Framework (QRF) Enables Email Bursting of Customer Facing Documents

Posted on: March 31, 2021 | By: Tim Lovely | Uncategorized, QAD Financials, QAD Practice News, QAD Manufacturing, QAD Business Process, QAD Distribution

QAD’s Reporting Framework (QRF) is a very useful tool for formatting customer-facing documents such as Invoices and Sales Order Acknowledgments with less of a need for Progress programming skills than may have been needed to customize and format these documents in prior versions of QAD with no QRF. In a number of recent implementations of QAD EE, Logan Consulting worked with its clients to implement the following: QRF Invoice and...


QAD EE Browses Provide Value via Easy Data Visibility

Posted on: March 30, 2021 | By: Tim Lovely | QAD Financials, QAD Practice News, QAD Manufacturing, QAD Business Process, QAD Distribution

As companies implement QAD EE and its .Net interface when they convert from other ERP systems or as they upgrade from previous versions of QAD’s ERP software, the power of browses continues to add value! Power users and IT teams who understand where QAD EE data resides can easily create browses which can be used on an ad hoc basis or linked to a menu and accessed by all users...


Logan Consulting Effectively Leverages SharePoint for ERP Implementations

Posted on: December 30, 2020 | By: Tim Lovely | Uncategorized, QAD Practice News, Logan Consulting News, ERP Selection, QAD Business Process

Logan Consulting will start a number of new ERP implementation projects in thee new year! For our new clients who do not have a well-defined SharePoint structure, Logan Consulting's SharePoint structure does an excellent job of supporting our ERP implementation projects. Logan Consulting utilizes Sharepoint extensively as part of our methodology, and it has become an integral tool to support our projects. In addition to the SharePoint lists for a...


Equipment Preparation and Testing as a Critical Part of an ERP Conversion

Posted on: December 27, 2020 | By: Tim Lovely | Uncategorized, QAD Practice News

As Logan Consulting continues to work with clients to successfully implement ERP systems at client facilities, a detailed cutover plan needs to not only account for ERP related end user training and data conversion to prepare the ERP system for the go-live, it also needs to consider related equipment. In addition to data related tasks, it is critical to test the use of all equipment prior to cutover to confirm...


QAD User Group Virtual Fall Conference – Logan Consulting

Posted on: September 30, 2020 | By: Tim Lovely | QAD Financials, QAD Practice News, QAD Manufacturing, QAD Business Process, QAD Distribution

Having presented a session with a great client and attended other sessions, I view this conference as a success. Although we missed the personal interaction and side conversations with clients, vendors and QAD during the normal course of an in-person conference, the board did a good job of structuring and organizing this event. Logan Consulting appreciated being able to lead and participate in the following sessions: Success Story: GHSP Upgrade...


ERP Implementation – Go-Live Metric Definition and Utilization

Posted on: September 28, 2020 | By: Tim Lovely | QAD Financials, QAD Practice News, QAD Manufacturing, QAD Business Process, QAD Distribution

As this is continual area of emphasis for ERP go-lives that we are involved in, we thought we would re-iterate the importance of this topic, written about back in 2014 as the importance of it has not diminished! The cutover to a new ERP system, or Go-Live, is often a difficult and stressful event for those involved. As the typical cutover weekend approaches and passes, teams often neglect the definition...


IT Budgeting During Covid-19: 4 Forward Thinking Strategies Manufacturers Should Consider

Posted on: July 27, 2020 | By: Sarah Reitmeister | QAD Financials, QAD Practice News, Microsoft Dynamics AX/365, QAD Manufacturing, QAD Business Process, QAD Distribution, Professional Services

In the wake of the Covid-19 outbreak, manufacturers across the globe have made difficult decisions to keep up with the rapidly changing demands of the market and to mitigate unforeseen and often devastating risks to their businesses. Whether it be supply chain disruptions, factory shutdowns, or under- or over-production of inventory, almost all industries have felt the wide-reaching effects of the pandemic. As budgeting season rolls around, it is important...