Customers, Partners and Manufacturing Experts Come Together for QAD Indonesia Conference 2019

2019-09-11 10:30 1585

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Sept. 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- QAD Inc. (Nasdaq: QADA) (Nasdaq: QADB), a leading provider of flexible, cloud-based enterprise software and services for global manufacturing companies announced the successful completion of its inaugural QAD Indonesia Annual Conference. Held Aug. 20 at the Doubletree Hilton in Jakarta, the conference is QAD's largest annual event in Indonesia.

Leigh Fletcher, QAD Indonesia's Sales Director at the QAD Indonesia Conference 2019
Leigh Fletcher, QAD Indonesia's Sales Director at the QAD Indonesia Conference 2019


QAD Indonesia Annual Conference 2019
QAD Indonesia Annual Conference 2019

"This conference gives us a great opportunity to meet with Indonesian manufacturers, work with our customers and take the pulse of what's going on in the region," said QAD Senior Vice President, Asia Pacific Stefan deHaar. "Indonesia is becoming a very strong country for manufacturing, including in three of QAD's most important verticals, automotive, food and beverage and life sciences, so it's a very important market for us. It's a key player in the Asia Pacific region, and I believe our Adaptive Applications portfolio is perfectly positioned for this market."

Indonesia is the second-largest car manufacturing nation in Southeast Asia region, trailing only Thailand. Indonesia exported 346,000 vehicles in 2018. The total value of vehicles exports was US$4 billion, plus $2.6 billion from component exports.

This year's agenda focused on how an adaptive ERP can help manufacturers adapt to change in the Industry 4.0 era. Presentations included topics around Industry 4.0 and disruptive manufacturing. Attendees included QAD executives, QAD Indonesia customers, QAD partners and manufacturers from throughout the region who are interested in QAD solutions.

Based in Santa Barbara, California, QAD started an Indonesian subsidiary by acquiring PT Iris in August 2018. QAD Adaptive ERP headlines the QAD Adaptive Applications suite of solutions designed for global manufacturing companies. This portfolio includes a number of related software solutions including QAD Supplier Portal, QAD Cloud EDI and QAD Automation Solutions, all of which integrate seamlessly with QAD Adaptive ERP. Whether a manufacturer needs supplier relationship management, eInvoicing, EDI, trade management, supply chain planning, demand planning, transportation execution or other enterprise solutions, QAD Adaptive Applications offers a proven set of solutions purpose-built for manufacturers and the changing requirements they face.

About QAD – The Effective Enterprise

QAD Inc. (NASDAQ: QADA) (NASDAQ: QADB) is a leading provider of flexible, cloud-based enterprise software and services for global manufacturing companies. QAD Adaptive ERP for manufacturing supports operational requirements in the areas of financials, customer management, supply chain, manufacturing, service and support, analytics, business process management and integration. QAD's portfolio includes related solutions for quality management software, supply chain management software, transportation management software and B2B interoperability. Since 1979, QAD solutions have enabled customers in the automotive, consumer products, food and beverage, high tech, industrial manufacturing and life sciences industries to better align operations with their strategic goals to become Effective Enterprises.

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