Manufacturing Company in Santa Barbara, CA
We established QAD in 1979 with a vision to evolve software exclusively for manufacturing firms. Today we're proud that our products are used by over 5, 555 manufacturers in 90 countries. Early in our evolution we embraced the emergence of open systems, which today form the foundation of most firms applications architecture. Many global firms chose QAD for our global manufacturing focus and multinational support. Over 60 percent of our revenue is derived outside the US.
read moreWith Allocation Network's strategic sourcing and supplier management solutions, the acquisition bolsters QAD customers' efforts to become Adaptive Manufacturing Enterprises in the area of Integrated Supplier Management, and helps procurement organizations improve business profitability. Adapt or die. Charles Darwin said that the species that survive are the ones that most accurately perceive their environment and successfully adapt to it. If global manufacturers learned anything from 2020 it was that disruption is the new normal.
read moreIn 1979, QAD was founded by Pamela Lopker, who was later joined by her husband Karl Lopker, as a small startup solution to address a large gap in complete, integrated business software for manufacturing companies. We began with a few local customers, supporting them from our headquarters in Santa Barbara, California. But as our customers took their brands to the next level-international-we adapted quickly to keep up. Today we support customers in over 100 countries around the world. Our products have gone global, too, and we have spent years innovating and growing our offering as our customers expand their businesses overseas.
Global ERP Consulting Services
read moreIt doesn't matter if you're new to QAD or a longtime customer, you always want to align software functionality to your business to get the most out of your solution. QAD Services works side-by-side to help you on your journey to become an Adaptive Manufacturing Enterprise, from the planning and design stages to implementation and managing your system going forward. Successful software deployments require experienced, knowledgeable resources that understand your business. Wander Ltd. found their Q-Scan helped them to make the case to their parent company for an ERP system upgrade, which reaped benefits of both cost and time savings.