Review for QAD
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Updated April 08, 2015

Review for QAD

Score 9 out of 10
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Software Version

eB 2.1

Modules Used

  • Finance(ar,ap,gl), Distribution ( Inventory, sales orders, purchase), manufacturing

Overall Satisfaction with QAD

We use QAD from Item creation all the way to Balance Sheet / Income Statement. In distribution, we use it for sales order process, purchasing process, incoming quality and inventory management. In manufacturing, we use it for BOM , Routing and MRP. In finance, we use it for costing, AR, AP and GL. QAD is used by every department of our organization.
  • Good in inventory Mgmt, Incoming quality mfgt, physical count.
  • Good in Order to Cash process, Purchasing ,
  • Good in MRP , Routing, Product Costing.
  • Good in AR, AP, GL = Finance.
  • Latest version has all new features which were missing in old versions.
  • ROI - very high with QAD.
  • Yearly maintenance cost is very low.
  • Support is very good from the QAD customer service team, knowledge base web site.
  • Very quick to implement the system.
I have used JD Edwards and Syteline.

JD Edwards is very expensive in terms of licensing cost , maintenance. QAD is very cheap.
QAD is well suited for auto suppliers, medical industry , consumer goods - mainly any company which has make to stock process.

Using QAD

2 - Currently, we have 2 resources inhouse ( one - Techno-functional and another - Functional - Supply Chain). Techno-Functional resource is well versed with Functional knowledge as well as Programming skillset, Unix/Linux scripts etc. With 2 resource we are able to run the show ( manufacturing facility with 130 users). On need basis, we use external consultants ( DBA etc).
  • Cost
  • User friendly
  • Strong stability - no issue with database or os.

Using QAD

Easy to use, zero or minimum cost to maintain the database (DBA etc) , no issue with OS ( Linux), stable database.