QAD EQMS for Quality and Inventory

Posted on: March 1, 2023 | By: Emily Aro | Uncategorized

Part Three of the QAD EQMS series

In this blog, we will cover features in QAD EQMS for Quality and Inventory departments of a company. To learn about EQMS and it benefits for Sales departments click here.  To learn about the benefits of QAD EQMS for Manufacturing, click here for part two of the series.


Effective internal audit programs drive compliance as well as continual improvement.  QAD EQMS simplifies the entire audit process with a closed-loop system to address product, process, system audits, and management of any findings or non-conformities.  With auditing in QAS EQMS the process will be simplified and streamlined.

Gauge Management

Manage your gauges with a complete calibration and Measurement System Analysis (MSA) tool kit.  Automate the work and free up your time to work on value-added tasks. Gauge Management in QAD EQMS allows you to provide instant identification of calibration issues and support documentation of external or internal calibrations.  Additionally, it reduces overall risk and liability.

Training Management

Complete and effective training helps ensure quality, compliance, and safety.  The QAD EQMS automated training system ensures training needs are effectively identified and addressed, even as changes occur in your organization. Likewise, it includes comprehensive training tracking capabilities that meet requirements such as ISO 9001, IATF 16949, HACCP, 21 CFR (QSR) Part 820 and more.  Additional benefits and features of Training Management in QAD are as follows:

  • Link training to the latest procedures and documents to ensure up-to-date information
  • Bring new hires and transfers up to speed quickly and cost-effectively
  • Evaluate employees for training requirements based on frequency expiration or skill rating deficiencies
  • Enable self training

Risk Management

Disasters happen.  Whether it’s global pandemics, fires, floods, labor strikes or supplier business failures, you need to be prepared to mitigate risk and bounce back quickly – without affecting customer satisfaction.  In QAD EQMS you can Prepare risk assessments to identify issues, define the likelihood and consequences, document current controls, and develop treatments to mitigate risk to your organization. QAD EQMS helps your business prioritize risks and ensure that plans are in place.  Additionally, it allows your business to incorporate risk management into key decisions in order to further prevent damage from risk occurrence.

Continuous Improvement

Businesses must adapt to the ever-changing needs of their customers/industries. QAD EQMS includes continuous improvement suggestions, projects, lessons learned, issue management, and meetings into one system.  This efficiently manages the process in one place.

Other benefits of the Continuous Improvement features in QAD EQMS include:

  • Driving collaborative improvement initiatives
  • Management of cross-functional teams and projects
  • Reduction of costs and improved performance

Next Steps

If you are interested in learning more about QAD EQMS for quality and inventory, contact us here to find out how we can help you grow your business. You can also email us at or call (312) 345-8817.

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