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QAD to Sponsor Automotive Industry Action Group Supply Chain Summit

QAD Automotive Director Terry Onica will Moderate Two Panels

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., May 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- QAD Inc. (QADA) (QADB), a leading provider of flexible, cloud-based enterprise software and services for global manufacturing companies announced today that it will sponsor and attend the Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) Supply Chain Summit on June 18, 2019 in Livonia, MI. QAD will exhibit at booth #1. In addition, QAD Automotive Director Terry Onica will moderate two automotive industry panels.

"AIAG is an important organization for the automotive industry and there is no better place to network, learn and catch up on the latest best practices than its Supply Chain Summit," said Onica. "I am looking forward to moderating the Industry 4.0 panel, which will feature some of the premier strategists in our industry. With the automotive industry being disrupted by changes to the global supply chain and the emergence of electronic and autonomous vehicles, an event giving leaders a chance to share their ideas is an event that should not be missed."

The AIAG Supply Chain Summit will feature an Industry 4.0 panel with Tier 1 automotive suppliers including Magna, Visteon and Bosch. Other sessions will address topics such as international trade and tariff updates, finished vehicle logistics, supply chain sustainability and AIAG's Supply Chain 2025 Survey project. 

Onica is an industry leader in the development and global adoption of supply chain industry standards and best practices. She is an author of the MMOG/LE assessment and travels globally speaking about risk and supply chain issues, especially within the automotive industry. In addition to moderating the Industry 4.0 panel, Onica will host a session called MMOG/LE v5 + NP Update, which will provide an overview of the latest version of MMOG/LE (Version 5) as well as the highly anticipated NP (new platform) for submission. MMOG/LE is the accepted standard for evaluating supply chain processes in the automotive industry worldwide.

About AIAG

Established in 1982, AIAG is a not-for-profit association where professionals from a diverse group of stakeholders - including retailers, suppliers of all sizes, automakers, manufacturers, service providers, academia and government - work collaboratively to streamline industry processes via global standards development and harmonized business practices. To learn more about AIAG, visit www.aiag.org.

About QAD – The Effective Enterprise

QAD Inc. (QADA) (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.

To learn more, visit www.qad.com or call +1 805-566-6000.

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Public Relations
818-451-8918
publicrelations@qad.com

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Evan Quinn
Analyst Relations
617-869-7335 
industryanalyst@qad.com

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