QAD Cloud EDI is “Honda Approved” QAD Cloud EDI Meets Stringent Honda Authorized Solution Status
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — July 14, 2015 — QAD Inc. (NASDAQ:QADA) (NASDAQ:QADB), a leading provider of enterprise software and services for global manufacturing companies, announced today that it has completed one of the most comprehensive and stringent software validation processes in the automotive industry by achieving Honda “Approved Software” status for its QAD Cloud EDI solution. QAD was already recognized as a Honda “Approved Software Provider” for other QAD and partner solution combinations.
Honda North America, Inc., a global leader in automotive manufacturing, requires its original equipment manufactured parts suppliers to use an authorized integrated EDI, barcode and demand management solution. Software vendors must complete a rigorous eight-step testing and validation process to ensure the suite of applications complies with Honda’s requirements for electronic data validation and barcode label conformance.
“By completing this test you have demonstrated that your EDI and bar coding system has proven to comply with Honda’s requirements as defined in the April 2015 version of Honda’s EDI and Bar Code Label Implementation Requirements,” stated Honda logistics representative Daryl Collins.
“We are excited to add QAD Cloud EDI to our existing set of Honda Approved Solutions,” said QAD North American EDI Business Development Manager Chris Theisen. “We have provided world class solutions to the automotive industry for over 30 years. This approval builds on our great reputation of demonstrating a deep understanding and collaboration with the automotive industry.”
About Honda North America, Inc. Honda has been producing automobiles in America for more than 30 years and currently operates 16 major manufacturing facilities in North America. Eight Honda auto plants in the North American region, including four in the U.S., have the capacity to produce 1.92 million automobiles each year, using domestic and globally sourced parts. In 2014, nearly 98 percent of the Honda and Acura automobiles sold in the U.S. were produced in North America. Honda also operates 16 major research and development centers in the U.S. with the capacity to fully design, develop and engineer many of the products Honda produces in North America. For more information, please visit www.hondainamerica.com.
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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.