Things Just Got Automated – Check out QAD'S New Capabilities

Posted on: November 17, 2015 | By: Craig Thompson | QAD Manufacturing

QAD has recently announced new availability for several innovations of their QAD ERP and Enterprise applications. One of the highlights of this recent innovation includes the release of QAD’s Automation Solutions. We’ve dug deep into this announcement in order to understand the benefits and capabilities this newly created automation solution can provide.

What is QAD Automated Solutions?

Automated Solutions is an intelligent, precise and traceable solution for packaging and shipping operations. With Automated Solutions, a combination of shop floor data collection and label printing services are integrated directly with QAD’s Enterprise Application. This integration helps improve material transaction effectiveness and efficiency immensely.  

What are a few features provided in Automated Solutions?

Transaction Library – Provides out-of-the-box transactions for inbound, outbound, production, inventory management and packaging for ERP functionality.

Transaction Linking – Combines multiple transactions to create one unified and simple transaction.

Label Mapping – Maps to QAD material and production data.

Automated Label Formatting and Printing – Supports any label format and any printer.

Automated Cleanup –Quickly eliminates irrelevant archived data,

How will QAD Automated Solutions help my company?

Reduce Costly Errors – Real-time validation will automatically notify users when a mistake is about to be made. This will prevent errors such as, receiving invalid items or quantities, and transferring materials to invalid locations. Plus configuration rules will help eliminate costly mislabeling situations.

Streamlines Inbound and Outbound Processes – By leveraging inbound and outbound ERP packaging capabilities and creating automated processes that cut down time and effort put into inbound and outbound activities.

Improves Accuracy for production order pick/issue processes- Improves accuracy when discrete order component kitting is required.

With Automated Solutions, manufacturers can improve operational visibility, control, and accuracy throughout their entire supply chain.  These features, along with many others, are available in recent versions of QAD Enterprise Applications ERP and QAD Cloud ERP.

For more information on QAD cloud ERP contact Logan Consulting, your Chicago based ERP partners. 



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