QAD Enterprise Applications

Product Overview

QAD Enterprise Applications

Effective manufacturers depend on their enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution to streamline business operations and to scale and adapt as their business changes. QAD Enterprise Applications is a complete ERP suite designed to address the needs of global manufacturers.

QAD Enterprise Applications has been a leading ERP solution for global manufacturers in the automotive, high-tech, food and beverage, consumer, industrial and life sciences industries for several decades.

QAD Enterprise Applications supports multiple local languages and country-specific business practices and legal requirements. QAD Enterprise Applications’ domain architecture enables you to easily configure ERP to match your organizational structure including support for shared services.

QAD designed its ERP for manufacturers and has never deviated from that commitment. Whether you operate a single plant or span the globe, QAD Enterprise Applications is built for manufacturers; it’s built for you.

With thousands of worldwide customers, QAD Enterprise Applications has a proven record of successful implementations and upgrades using QAD’s Easy On Boarding service methodology.

QAD Enterprise Applications enables manufacturers to effectively:

  • Optimize processes across manufacturing, the supply chain and customer facing operations, with an emphasis on quality, cost and delivery while maintaining the desired level of operational performance Support global growth and expansion
  • Rapidly meet ever-evolving compliance requirements
  • Access and analyze processes and data, with visibility to further tune operations and make rapid, fact-based business decisions
  • Deploy using proven implementation and migration services
  • Operate sites simultaneously in the cloud and on premise with a single view of transactions and information across all business entities

Vendor Overview

Founded in 1979, QAD is recognized as a leading provider of enterprise resource planning (ERP) software applications for global manufacturing companies. Today, QAD enterprise applications leverage advances in Internet and enabling technologies to provide critical functionality for managing manufacturing resources and operations within and beyond the enterprise, enabling global manufacturers to collaborate with their customers, suppliers and partners to make and deliver the right product, at the right cost and at the right time.

QAD has built a solid customer base of global Fortune 1000 and mid-market manufacturers who are excellent prospects for QAD's enterprise applications. With a proven track record of more than 30 years of industry leadership, QAD is ideally qualified to meet the business and technology requirements of global manufacturing companies worldwide. We develop our products with constant and direct input from leading global manufacturers within the industries we serve. This industry focus is a key differentiator for QAD, enabling our customers to implement QAD applications rapidly, realize a rapid return on investment, and achieve a low total cost of ownership compared with other vendors targeting the industries we serve.

Global service and support are an important component of our solutions. QAD offers service and support capabilities that are truly global in scope. We are one of a few select organizations with the capabilities and industry expertise required to implement our solutions around the globe and support them in multiple languages and currencies. Our geographic management structure ensures that our global practices meet local requirements and that our services are delivered effectively within each region around the globe. We support our customers' global operations through our network of regional support centres and online support, accessible 24 hours a day, seven days a week, all around the world.


Arie-jan Snel
Marketing Manager
QAD Netherlands B.V.

Tel: +31 (0)20 654 7200