SANTA BARBARA, Calif.--QAD Inc. (Nasdaq:QADA) (Nasdaq:QADB), a leading provider of enterprise software and services for global manufacturing companies, announced today that BBB Industries, an Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA) Top 50 automotive supplier, has selected QAD Cloud ERP. Based in Daphne, Alabama, BBB Industries is a leading remanufacturer and distributor of automotive parts in the North American aftermarket with plants in Reynosa, Mexico, and Sparta, Tennessee, and distribution centers in the United States, Canada and Mexico. In addition to QAD Cloud ERP, BBB Industries also chose QAD Automation Solutions and QAD Demand Planning.
“We chose QAD because of its proven success and experience in the automotive remanufacturing market,” said BBB Industries CEO, Joseph Beretta. “Deploying our ERP in the Cloud gives us one solution that will integrate all of our plants and distribution centers. We have grown significantly during the past several years and have plans to continue the pace of growth in the future. The QAD Easy On Boarding process enables us to quickly give users at any of our locations a solution that is tailored specifically for the automotive supply chain.”
QAD Cloud ERP is a full-featured ERP with extensive multi-GAAP and internationalization capabilities. QAD Cloud ERP scales to thousands of users. The associated development and support processes are ISO 9001:2008, ISO 20000:2011 and ISO 27001:2013 certified, data centers are SSAE 16 compliant and support is available 24x7x365 globally in 12 languages, staffed by QAD.
QAD Cloud ERP Automotive Edition supports MMOG/LE business processes to help automotive suppliers meet requirements of automotive OEMs. In December 2015, global research and consulting firm Frost & Sullivan awarded QAD its 2015 Global Cloud ERP for Automotive Product Leadership Award.
“Like QAD, BBB Industries makes quality a priority, which in their industry translates to producing products with the right fit, at the right price, at the right time,” said QAD Senior Vice President, North America, Ed Boclair. “Deploying QAD Cloud ERP allows BBB Industries to focus on producing and delivering high-quality parts, while we manage the systems that support them in doing so quickly and efficiently.”
About QAD – The Effective Enterprise
QAD Inc. (Nasdaq:QADA) (Nasdaq:QADB) is a leading provider of enterprise software and services designed for global manufacturing companies. For more than 35 years, QAD has provided global manufacturing companies with QAD Enterprise Applications, an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system that supports operational requirements, including financials, manufacturing, demand and supply chain planning, customer management, business intelligence and business process management. QAD Enterprise Applications is offered in flexible deployment models in the cloud, on-premise, or in a blended environment. With QAD, customers and partners in the automotive, consumer products, food and beverage, high technology, industrial products and life sciences industries can better align daily operations with their strategic goals to meet their vision of becoming more Effective Enterprises.
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About BBB Industries
BBB Industries, LLC is an industry leader in the remanufacturing of alternators and starters to the automotive, medium and heavy-duty truck, industrial, agriculture, small engine and other markets. The Company’s undercar division remanufactures power steering products for the automotive original equipment manufacturers and aftermarkets. In addition, the Company remanufactures brake calipers for automotive, light-duty and medium-duty applications. Headquartered in Daphne, Alabama, BBB Industries is committed to producing products with the right fit, at the right price and at the right time. BBB Industries supplies superior quality products through a network of more than 1,000 dealer locations. Additional information is available at www.bbbind.com.
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