Why Move Your Business to the Cloud?

Posted on: May 17, 2023 | By: Emily Aro | ERP Selection

Why move your business to the cloud? Because it offers a multitude of benefits including cost savings, increased efficiency, and improved scalability. Below are 3 reasons to move your business to the cloud: Cost savings: One of the biggest benefits to move your business to the cloud is the potential for significant cost savings. With cloud computing, you only pay for what you use, rather than investing in expensive hardware...


User Security in QAD AUX

Posted on: March 29, 2023 | By: Emily Aro | QAD Practice News, QAD Manufacturing, QAD Business Process, QAD Distribution

In today's digital age, cybersecurity is a top priority for any organization. With QAD Adaptive UX, there is a secure and user-friendly solution to meet the needs of modern businesses. This blog will highlight the key features of user security in QAD AUX. Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) One of the key features of QAD Adaptive UX is its multi-factor authentication (MFA) capability. This ensures that only authorized users can access the...


QAD EQMS for Purchasing

Posted on: March 6, 2023 | By: Emily Aro | QAD Practice News, QAD Distribution

What are the benefits of QAD EQMS for purchasing? In this blog, Part Four of the QAD EQMS series, we will cover what features in QAD EQMS benefit the Purchasing department of a company. If you are interested in an overview of EQMS or how it benefits the Engineering or Sales departments click here for Part one of the series. To learn about the benefits of QAD EQMS for Manufacturing,...


Enterprise Material Transfer Set-Up in QAD

Posted on: August 23, 2021 | By: David Kwo | QAD Financials, QAD Manufacturing, QAD Business Process, QAD Distribution

QAD's Enterprise Material Transfer creates an easy and automated process for intercompany orders and transactions, but there are a few necessary elements that must be in place before this functionality can be leveraged. This blog walks through the set-up of the mandatory aspects of the EMT tool. Step 1: Set Up Supplier Profiles In Supplier Maintenance, make the desired to adjustments to the following fields: Send SO Price Yes -...


Leveraging the Versatility of Supplier Payments in QAD

Posted on: August 23, 2021 | By: David Kwo | 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...


Making Customer Payments Work for Your Business in QAD

Posted on: August 23, 2021 | By: David Kwo | QAD Financials

In any business, there is a need for a system to open and settle customer accounts. However, the makeup and size of company may necessitate different systems with varying levels of complexity. QAD’s Enterprise Edition Accounts Receivable module provides a couple of programs that allow users to apply customer payments with varying levels of complexity. This blog will walk through these tools and explain their distinct capabilities. Customer Payment Create...


Supplier Schedules: Planning Parameters and Their Impacts

Posted on: August 8, 2021 | By: Andrew Hall | QAD Manufacturing, QAD Business Process, QAD Distribution

In QAD, Supplier Schedules are a powerful and efficient method of communicating demand and purchasing requirements to suppliers in an automated fashion. However, to get the most out of this functionality, it is important to understand how to setup the planning parameters such that the Supplier Schedule releases align with the desired inbound material flow. This blog will address the key fields in the Supplier Schedule that impact the status,...


Becoming Familiar with Daybooks in QAD

Posted on: August 8, 2021 | By: David Kwo | QAD Financials

Daybooks in QAD, commonly known in accounting as journals, are categorical distinctions that group general ledger transactions based on a mutual characteristic. They relate to specific menu programs that created the financial transactions, and are therefore helpful when it comes to viewing and analyzing specific types of transactions within the GL. Daybook codes must be included in all transactions written in QAD. Though they may vary based on a company’s...


Downloading New Templates in QAD’s Excelerator

Posted on: August 8, 2021 | By: David Kwo | QAD Financials, QAD Manufacturing, QAD Business Process, QAD Distribution

QAD’s Excelerator allows users to easily and efficiently load data from Excel into QAD. It can be particularly helpful when data needs to be transferred between QAD applications. However, in order to leverage these benefits, users must be able to load Excelerator sets, or templates, into Excel. This blog will walk step-by-step through that process. Step 1: Selecting Template a. Go to Inbound menu b. Enter username and password c....


3 Cost Reduction Approaches for QAD EDI Support

Posted on: June 17, 2021 | By: Guy Logan | QAD Manufacturing, QAD Business Process, QAD Distribution

Picking the wrong approach to EDI support for your business can mean endless log jams of projects or pouring too much money into third-party resources that don't support your needs. Looking to avoid these issues? This article will discuss three cost reduction approaches to EDI support—the outsourced approach, the in-house approach, and the hybrid approach—and the potential benefits and risks involved with each.     Approach 1: Outsource In this...