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...


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...


Logan Consulting Speaking at the Spring 2019 MWUG Conference

Posted on: February 21, 2019 | By: Sarah Hoagland | QAD Practice News

Logan Consulting is a proud supporter of Midwest User Group, the biggest independent group for QAD’s manufacturing and Enterprise Application software. Every spring and fall, MWUG holds a conference for QAD users, vendors, and service providers and allows them to exchange and share information. The Fall 2018 Conference brought over 300 attendees from the QAD community covering 5 industries and this spring, the event will take place from March 17th-19th...


QAD Training at MWUG Spring 2019

Posted on: February 21, 2019 | By: Sarah Hoagland | QAD Practice News

Make the most of your MWUG Conference experience this spring by attending QAD training hosted by Logan Consulting. This spring's training will take place in Dearborn, MI immediately following the conference. Master Scheduling Workbenches/Production Scheduling Workbenches (MSW/PSW) Training led by: Brad Weinstein, Principal End Game: Provide Individuals with an understanding of QAD’s Master Scheduling and Production Scheduling Workbenches (MSW/PSW), including terminology, components and common elements, as well as implementation considerations, steps and...


What’s Next for Channel Islands?

Posted on: November 16, 2018 | By: Sarah Hoagland | ERP Selection, QAD Practice News

The QAD team, as well as customers and other partners, have been developing a more flexible, modular and user-friendly initiative called Channel Islands. This groundbreaking new solution is named after the 4 islands visible from QAD’s Santa Barbara headquarters. The final of the four, San Miguel, is now available in QAD Cloud ERP 2018. Channel Islands was created and implemented in 4 phases, each improving and creating a more interactive...


QAD Training Workshop Feedback – MWUG Fall 2018 Conference

Posted on: September 26, 2018 | By: Sarah Hoagland | QAD Practice News

The results are in from Logan Consulting’s post conference QAD training workshop. Logan Consulting, a proud sponsor of the MWUG Conference, hosted 1 ½ day training workshop following the MWUG Conference in Cleveland, OH this past week to help conference attendees get the most out of their MWUG experience.   Functional Training Workshop The goal of the functional training workshop was to take a deep dive into Production Execution functionality...


Logan Consulting Speaking at the MWUG Conference Fall 2018

Posted on: September 10, 2018 | By: Sarah Hoagland | QAD Practice News

Logan Consulting is a proud supporter of Midwest User Group, the biggest independent group for QAD’s manufacturing and Enterprise Application software. Every spring and fall, MWUG holds a conference for QAD users. The Spring Conference brought over 300 attendees from the QAD community covering 5 industries and this fall, the event will take place from September 16th-September 18th at the Hilton Hotel in Cleveland, OH. Logan Consulting is leading three...


QAD Training at MWUG Fall 2018

Posted on: September 10, 2018 | By: Sarah Hoagland | QAD Practice News

Make the most of your MWUG Conference experience this fall by attending QAD training hosted by Logan Consulting. This year’s training will take place in Cleveland, OH immediately following the conference. Functional QAD Training – Manufacturing Execution The goal of the training is to take a deep dive into Production Execution functionality within QAD so attendees can understand all the relevant processes and transactions for both discrete Work Orders and...