Russia Automotive Parts Manufacturer Selects QAD Enterprise Applications to Support Preferred Supplier Status

  Russia Automotive Parts Manufacturer Selects QAD Enterprise Applications to
  Support Preferred Supplier Status

    MMOG/LE Process Maps in QAD Enterprise Applications Support Saturno-TP
Preferred Supplier Status for Business with Renault and Other Top Auto Makers

Business Wire

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. -- April 8, 2013

QAD Inc., (NASDAQ:QADA) (NASDAQ:QADB), leading provider of enterprise business
software and services, today announced Saturno-TP, a manufacturer of interior
auto parts, selected QAD Enterprise Applications to support its manufacturing
operations. QAD Enterprise Applications delivers the processes and controls
that allow suppliers, like Saturno-TP, to meet the stringent requirements of
their automotive manufacturing customers.

QAD Process Maps Help Customers to Achieve Preferred Supplier Status

Based in Togliatti, Russia — home to a global automotive cluster including
Renault, General Motors and Ford — Saturno-TP is deploying QAD Enterprise
Applications to optimize operations, improve supply-chain efficiency and
comply with vendor performance mandates. Using QAD Enterprise Applications,
Saturno-TP has a powerful yet easy-to-use system that supports audit-ready,
workflow and business process best-practices — factors that lead to achieving
preferred supplier status.

Saturno-TP will benefit from features built into the Automotive Edition of QAD
Enterprise Applications including automotive process maps based on Materials
Management Operations Guidelines/Logistics Evaluation (MMOG/LE). QAD
automotive process maps will enable Saturno-TP users to navigate through
graphical views of the company’s business processes before drilling down into
specific workflows, as well as accessing relevant operational metrics,
compliance checkpoints, training materials and work instructions.

Josef Dyntar, director at Minerva IS, a QAD Partner that provided local Russia
expertise on the QAD implementation stated: “Saturno-TP appreciates the value
of implementing QAD Enterprise Applications to achieve MMOG/LE Level A Status.
Achieving Level A Status is a clear indicator of best-in-class performance. As
a result, Saturno-TP can focus on growing their business and develop
value-added activities that further improve customer satisfaction.”

“In today’s global automotive environment, our valued customers, like
Saturno-TP must prove they can compete anywhere in the world with their
quality and delivery capabilities in order to grow,” said Terry Onica,
director of Automotive Vertical at QAD. “Auto makers and suppliers want to do
business with effective organizations that can rapidly scale business
processes anywhere in the world. QAD is dedicated to delivering the solutions
that enable our customers to become more Effective Enterprises.”

About Saturno-TP

Saturno-TP is an automotive parts supplier focused on the development and
production of interior parts such as: interior trims: door panels, parcel
shelves, pillars and other injection-molded and thermoformed parts, luggage
compartment components and sun visors.

About Minerva

Ltd. "Minerva IP"is a leader in the market of information technologies. The
company specializes in the development, implementation and support of
integrated information systems for manufacturing companies. The company helps
manufacturers to achieve greater efficiency, management control and a higher
level of performance.

For more information, please contact "Minerva IP", tel.(499)
250-8425,marketing@minerva-is.ru.

About QAD

QAD is a leading provider of enterprise applications for global manufacturing
companies specializing in automotive, consumer products, electronics, food and
beverage, industrial and life sciences products. QAD applications provide
critical functionality for managing manufacturing resources and operations
within and beyond the enterprise, enabling global manufacturers to collaborate
with their customers, suppliers and partners to make and deliver the right
product, at the right cost and at the right time. For more information about
QAD, telephone +1 805-566-6000, or visit the QAD web site at 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.

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