PRECISION Transportation Management Solutions Earns Supply Chain Innovation Award


PRECISION Transportation Management Solutions Earns Supply Chain Innovation Award

Terrapinn Survey Respondents Cite "Innovative Simplicity, Rapid ROI and Efficient Implementation" as Key Benefits of Precision Software

SANTA BARBARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Precision Software, a division of QAD Inc. (NAS: QADA) (NAS: QADB) , and a leading provider of industry-leading transportation and global trade management software solutions,today announced it has earned an innovation award from Terrapinn Limited. PRECISION was recognized for its innovative approach to solving transportation, logistics, and supply chain challenges based on interviews with business to consumer (B2C) customers and research conducted by Terrapinn.

PRECISION Delivers Simplicity, Rapid ROI and Efficient Implementation

"Precision Software is recognized for its innovative solutions that enable customers to reduce overall transportation and trade costs," said Emma Williams, business development manager at Terrapinn Limited. "According to our research, PRECISION delivers a total solution - a fully integrated platform, global carrier capabilities and the network and deployment options that allow customers to enhance service excellence. Simplicity, rapid return on investment and easy implementation were also cited as top benefits of PRECISION by our survey respondents."

PRECISION delivers integrated global logistics and visibility solutions to importers, exporters, third-party logistics providers and services companies as they move their goods throughout the organization and around the world. PRECISION's unique single platform product suite is designed with open architecture and integrates with leading enterprise resource planning (ERP), warehouse management systems and other enterprise software applications.

PRECISION is Focused on Delivering Effective Enterprise Logistics

"We're honored to receive this recognition for our focus on delivering an innovative integrated solution that enables our customers to reduce shipping costs and improve global visibility," said Ed Boclair, president of Precision Software. "PRECISION provides advanced capabilities that simplify international trade-compliance, streamline transportation management and increase supply chain visibility and reporting. Our aim is to deliver logistics solutions that support every customer in becoming a more Effective Enterprise."

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About Terrapinn Limited

For more than 25 years, Terrapinn has been a world leader in business events. Terrapinn conferences are major industry gatherings focusing on strategy, innovation and technology, and our trade exhibitions are marketplaces for global business. The company operates from a network of offices in London, New York, Singapore, Sydney, Dubai and Johannesburg. This gives Terrapinn events a global reach and truly international perspective. On the 29-30 April 2014 Terrapinn will run a Home Delivery Event in London which focuses on performance and innovation for home delivery businesses and their partners. For more information please visit for more details.

About Precision Software - Effective Enterprise Logistics

Precision Software, a division of QAD Inc., (NAS: QADA) (NAS: QADB) , provides an industry-leading transportation and global trade management software solutions from a single, integrated platform. The Precision suite of products is designed with open architecture allowing for easy integration with leading Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solutions like QAD and Warehouse Management Systems (WMS), and other existing solutions to reduce transportation costs, avoid delays at trans-border crossings and mitigate the risks associated with dynamic trading environments. Precision Software enables customers and partners in the life sciences, consumer packaged goods, electronics, retail, industrial products, food and beverage verticals and 3rd party logistics providers to meet their goals of better managing Logistics, and becoming a more Effective Enterprise.

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