QAD 2012 EE – Non-Intrusive Customization

A Global Leader & UK’s largest Pharmaceuticals & CPG manufacturer in healthcare

Client
A Global Leader & UK’s largest Pharmaceuticals & CPG manufacture

Industry
Consumer Product Goods

The Client

A Global Leader & UK’s largest Pharmaceuticals & CPG manufacturer & Retailer of a wide range of healthcare & consumer packed products.

The Challenge

The plan to customize new business process in QAD Enterprise Edition without modifying the code outsourced to JKT for running the engagement driven by capability, innovation, quality & cost efficiencies.

The Solution

JKT deployed a tailored & flexible competence and a hybrid (onsite & offshore) delivery model to undertake the engagement comprising of maintenance of interfaces & change requests with a non-intrusive approach carried out on QAD version 2012 EE. Modules included Distribution, Warehouse Management System, Manufacturing and EDI. Custom browses were developed in QAD .Net application. Interfaces between QAD and SAP using Progress OpenEdge and QAD Qxtend were done.

The Benefits

JKT developed ICT triggers for manufacturing, distribution and warehousing without modifying standard code to enable easy migration of QAD version in the future. This approach was envisaged to not only achieve a higher ROI for the Client within 6 months, it also enabled the Client to future proof the business application & achieved operational efficiencies.