Serialization in QAD

Posted on: April 1, 2022 | By: Andrew Hall | QAD Manufacturing, QAD Business Process, QAD Distribution

Summary QAD's Serialization provides out-of-the-box functionality to create and transact containerized inventory throughout the receiving, production, and shipping processes. QAD uses the term “Serialization” to represent the container serial number or “license plate." QAD Serialization supports multiple levels of containerization (e.g., items in boxes, boxes on pallets, etc.). Once inventory is Serialized, the Serialized container can be transacted throughout QAD by simply scanning the single Serialized number, which speeds processing...


The Latest in QAD’s Production Orders Module

Posted on: March 16, 2022 | By: David Kwo | QAD Practice News, QAD Manufacturing, QAD Business Process

QAD's newest iteration of the production orders module combines the best of both worlds when it comes to production orders processing: discrete work orders and advanced repetitive processing.  The discrete work order process is a finite production run that may be seen in a job shop or make-to-order environment. The advanced repetitive functionality is applicable when you are producing the same items over and over. Whereas before QAD had supported...


Supplier Consignment in QAD’s Adaptive ERP

Posted on: March 11, 2022 | By: David Kwo | QAD Financials, QAD Manufacturing

Summary QAD provides out-of-the-box functionality to manage Supplier consignment inventory that integrates all aspects of the process including Purchase Orders, receiving, tracking consigned inventory, usage reporting, and deferred voucher and payment until usage. Supplier Consignment Setups The following setup is required when using the Supplier Consignment module 1. Enable the module through the Supplier Consignment Control file. You can also set the default settings for Consignment Orders, Aging Days, and...


Specific Features of the Latest QAD Production Orders Module

Posted on: March 7, 2022 | By: David Kwo | QAD Practice News, QAD Manufacturing, QAD Business Process

Since 2017, QAD has taken the Advanced Repetitive and the discrete Work Order modules and merged them together into one streamlined model, called Production Orders. The Production Orders module provides a single set of programs for setup and transaction processing. All of the features of the older modules exist within the new module but the single transaction set makes user training and adoption much easier. Additionally, you can still run...


Setting Up QAD’s Product Change Control Module

Posted on: November 4, 2021 | By: David Kwo | QAD Business Process

QAD's Product Change Control (PCC) module allows users to compile, organize and store information on product changes and monitor their implementation into the manufacturing process. The module also provides the capability to design an approval process for product changes and add approved changes to product definition database. PCC handles two types of documents: Product change requests (PCRs) are records of requests for product changes, while product change orders (PCOs) record...


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 -...


3 Cost Reduction Approaches for QAD EDI Support

Posted on: June 17, 2021 | By: Andrew 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...


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

Posted on: December 20, 2018 | By: Guy Logan | 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...


Increase Supply Chain Efficiency and Execution with QAD ERP

Posted on: November 5, 2018 | By: Guy Logan | QAD Business Process, QAD Distribution

Implementing an ERP system that complements your organizations supply chain while improving efficiency is crucial for success. Customer satisfaction can make or break the customer’s idea of the company and with a successful supply chain, delivery will leave the customer satisfied. With QAD ERP, your organization will have visibility of your supply chain and the ability to manage procurement, distribution, and production planning. With mobile approvals, you can manage your...