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Cloud Based ERP Overview

Having complete control over your Supply Chain shouldn’t feel like scaling the Tower of Babel. In today’s global economy, you need to ensure that all the key players within your organization [along all levels of the supply chain] are indeed speaking the same language. Certified Implementation of QAD Cloud Based ERP across all levels of your business is the Rosetta stone of Supply Chain Management. From Sourcing and Logistics to fulfillment at the retail level, one culture, one solution, one single, shared directive. A robust Atlas for navigating any Supply Chain.

The pain point

Having complete control over your Supply Chain shouldn’t feel like scaling the Tower of Babel. In today’s global economy, you need to ensure that all the key players within your organization [along all levels of the supply chain] are indeed speaking the same language. Certified Implementation of QAD Cloud Based ERP across all levels of your business is the Rosetta stone of Supply Chain Management. From Sourcing and Logistics to fulfillment at the retail level, one culture, one solution, one single, shared directive. A robust Atlas for navigating any Supply Chain.

You’ve searched for the right tool that would enable effective collaboration throughout all levels of your business while also simplifying analysis across the entire organization. You’ve hired consultants. They’ve sent you their junior staff, subjected you to a host of meetings and recommendations, but it never stuck. Scott Sheldon Supply Chain Engineers will pinpoint your pain points and propose comprehensive solutions that are both practical and effective.

Our Solution

The sky’s the limit with certified QAD Cloud ERP strategic services courtesy of Scott Sheldon. Get in the cloud with Scott Sheldon’s Network Optimization solution for outbound redundancy.

Finally a solution that allows all of the disparate parts of your business to understand each other: Scott Sheldon’s strategy for Network Optimization utilizes QAD Cloud ERP. This strategy enables manufacturers to effectively optimize processes across the entire Supply Chain Loop. Respond to ever-evolving compliance requirements more rapidly; From the cloud you get the bird’s eye view to access and analyze processes and data, with visibility to fine tune operations and make quick business decisions based on real time data. Operate sites simultaneously in the cloud and on premise with a single view of transactions and information across all levels of your business and throughout all entities within your organization. The QAD Cloud Based ERP can be implemented quickly & painlessly for any organization. Demand Planning is all about having control, visibility and collaboration with the sales arm of your business, budget planning and forecasting activities and your marketing as it plays out throughout your global supply chain. Implementing QAD Cloud ERP takes a lot of burden of companies to have that extra level of hardware and IT staff. The entire implementation process can be as swift as three months with Scott Sheldon, LLC, your QAD Cloud Based ERP experts.

The Benefits (Data courtesy of QAD)
  • Control and react. Provides forecast visibility throughout your entire global supply chain. Enhanced visibility provides insight into supply and demand fluctuations, and this visibility allows your team to make rapid, fact-based decisions based on timely and accurate information.
  • Measure performance and distribute information. Measures the reliability of the sales forecast to actual sales and provides feedback on trends and variability. QAD Demand Planning bases forecasts on items, product families or customers and allows users to select the best forecast interval – daily, weekly or monthly. It also determines safety stock requirements.
  • Increase forecast accuracy. Provides forecast visibility to everyone involved in the forecast process ensuring forecasts are accurate. Simulation capabilities allow “what-if” analysis for different scenarios, whether those scenarios are planned promotions or unexpected events. Your company can proceed with sales and operations plans confident that you have the best plan in place and can react quickly and correctly to new market conditions.
  • Improve customer service and increase sales and revenue. Gives visibility into supply and demand fluctuations letting your team meet and exceed customer expectations and service level goals. Rapid response can help reduce and or prevent backorders and stockouts, improving performance against important strategic KPIs such as DIVIDE and excess inventory.
  • Meet customer demand. Ensures you have sufficient inventory to meet customer orders, QAD Demand Planning can help your company develop key differentiators — like shorter lead times than competitors. By eliminating stock outs and backorders, you can reduce costs and improve customer satisfaction at the same time.
  • Reduce inventory investment. Allows you to effectively plan inventory supply against demand, helping you to reduce your company’s inventory levels and reduce obsolete or out-of-date inventory. Proper planning for complex events like retiring old products or introducing new ones helps to eliminate excess inventory. By ensuring that you purchase or make the inventory required to meet your sales plans, you can improve return on inventory assets, reduce excess and obsolete inventory write-offs, and still meet customer delivery requirements.

Taking Supply Chain Management to the next level.

Cloud Based ERPs Solve Complexity

Scott Sheldon Demand Management Infographic

How Cloud Based ERPs fit into your Supply Chain Loop

Certified QAD Cloud ERP Demand Planning with Scott Sheldon, LLC includes: improved control, visibility and collaboration on sales, budget planning and forecasting activities throughout your global supply chain. QAD Cloud Based ERP Demand Planning provides improved forecast accuracy, ensuring you meet and exceed customer expectations and service level goals.

Achieving  a level of transparency across your Global Supply Chain positively impacts your company’s overall performance. Customer satisfaction hinges on how well you deliver through all levels of the supply chain. Scott Sheldon’s strategy for Network Optimization utilizing QAD Cloud Based ERP offers real-time decision support, which allows key players throughout your organization to view, analyze and simulate supply chain data using immediate calculations. Equipped with sophisticated forecast modeling features and a “Single Click Collaboration” feature for for all participating stakeholders, it’s faster and easier to plan, manage and control global supply chains, optimizing supply chain performance from sourcing to fulfillment.