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DynaSys Announces Demand Driven Material Requirements Planning (DDMRP) Certification

DynaSys, a leading provider of demand and supply chain planning solutions, today announced that DynaSys DSCP has been certified as DDMRP compliant by the Demand Driven Institute (DDI). This certification is timely and strategic for DynaSys customers.  DynaSys is a division of QAD Inc. (Nasdaq: QADA) (Nasdaq: QADB).

As the leading authority on Demand Driven methods, Demand Driven Institute evaluates and certifies software ensuring that a specific software has features and functions to implement, sustain and even improve a DDMRP implementation. Achieving the DDMRP certification has required a holistic effort by the DynaSys team. In addition to the R&D investment needed to obtain the certification, DynaSys professional services and business consultancy teams underwent and achieved personal DDMRP certification. The most important part of the certification project is the extensive customer validation that provided valuable feedback to the team.

“DynaSys has been very aggressive incorporating the DDMRP method into DynaSys DSCP. They are a welcome addition to the list of certified technology providers,” explains Demand Driven Institute Partner Carol Ptak.

“DynaSys is the first global end-to-end supply chain planning technology provider to achieve DDMRP certification,” said Ariel Weil, president of DynaSys. “This certification illustrates DynaSys’ early adoption of innovative technologies and processes.  We look forward to working with our customers, who we know are eager to embrace the DDMRP planning methodology.”

“DynaSys DSCP goes beyond the minimum requirements for DDMRP certification in many areas. This is a great addition to the options that companies have to implement DDMRP,” concludes Demand Driven Institute Partner Chad Smith.

About DynaSys

DynaSys, a division of QAD Inc. (Nasdaq:QADA) (Nasdaq:QADB), provides Demand and Supply Chain Planning solutions. With 30 years of experience, DynaSys provides an integrated and collaborative planning solution that allows businesses to optimize their supply chains, including sales and operations planning, demand planning, network and inventory and business resources optimizations. DynaSys software enables customers and partners in the food and beverage, consumer packaged goods, life sciences, apparel, luxury, high tech, automotive, distribution and retail verticals to meet their goals of better managing Demand and Supply Chain Planning, and becoming more Effective Enterprises. For more information about DynaSys, visit www.dys.com or email contact@dys.com.

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.

For more information about QAD, call +1 805-566-6000, visit http://www.qad.com.

“QAD” is a registered trademark of QAD Inc. All other products or company names herein may be trademarks of their respective owners.

About The Demand Driven Institute (DDI)

The Demand Driven Institute (DDI) was founded in 2011 by Carol Ptak and Chad Smith with a mission to Advance and proliferate Demand Driven strategies and practices in the global industrial community.  

About DDMRP

Demand Driven Material Requirements Planning (DDMRP) is a formal multi-echelon planning and execution method to protect and promote the flow of relevant information through the establishment and management of strategically placed decoupling point stock buffers.

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Contacts

DynaSys 
Arnaud Hédoux
03 88 19 42 33 / 06 09 01 82 56
arnaud_hedoux@dys.com  
or
Symphony Communication
Françoise Fouquet
01 30 64 14 20 / 06 08 25 27 74
ffouquet@symphony-communication.fr 
or
QAD Inc. 
Evan Quinn, 617-869-7335
Analyst Relations
industryanalyst@qad.com 
or 
Scott Matulis, 818-451-8918
Public Relations
publicrelations@qad.com

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