Press release

Vit-Best Selects QAD Adaptive ERP in the Cloud

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QAD Inc. (Nasdaq: QADA) (Nasdaq: QADB), a leading provider of adaptive, cloud-based enterprise software and services for global manufacturing companies, today announced that Vit-Best, a provider of fully integrated contract manufacturing solutions for the natural products industry, will migrate from QAD ERP on-premise to QAD Adaptive ERP in the cloud.

Based in Tustin, California, Vit-Best Nutrition is a manufacturer of tablets, powders and capsules with a focus on private labeling of nutritional supplements. They offer bulk processing as well as a full complement of packaging options. They serve customers domestically and in 25 countries globally.

“We have been a longtime partner of QAD and wanted to take advantage of the latest enhancements to their solutions. The cloud offers a wide range of benefits, the most important of which is the ability to pivot quickly and scale to match the evolution in our business,” said Vit-Best CIO Scott Blaska. “We compete in a highly regulated industry, and the ability to exceed the expectations of our customers while complying with regulations in all the countries we serve is crucial. QAD Adaptive ERP will give us a platform that will scale easily as we grow.”

Vit-Best has been a QAD ERP customer since 2006 and runs several other QAD solutions including QAD CEBOS EQMS. Since they were using an older version of QAD’s ERP solution, Vit-Best, with the guidance of QAD partner Strategic Information Group conducted a review of the processes aimed at choosing an ERP direction for the future. Strategic advised Vit-Best to make a move to QAD Adaptive ERP in the cloud to help it:

  • Continue to meet the evolving expectations of its customers and increase customer service levels
  • Standardize and modernize the company’s business processes to industry standards
  • Eliminate the need for customizations
  • Adopt new functionality that aligns with industry best practices
  • Gain live, actionable insights through the solution’s business intelligence features
  • Enable accessibility to team members globally
  • Easily implement its ERP at additional production facilities as the company grows

In addition to QAD Adaptive ERP, Vit-Best will work with Strategic to implement QAD Automation Solutions to align its ERP with its material processes.

“Vit-Best is yet another longtime QAD customer who has seen the benefits of moving their ERP to the cloud,” said QAD Senior Vice President Mike Brunnick. “They wanted to take advantage of the latest QAD Adaptive ERP functionality including EAM, Production Orders and the QAD Configurator. In addition, they will be moving to a new facility and won’t need to set up a new server, saving the company time and money.”

About Vit-Best

Vit-Best Nutrition is a fully integrated Custom Product Manufacturer for the Nutritional Supplements Industry.

The Company’s Vision is; To Help people lead healthier lives, by creating a Customer-Centric environment based on Quality, Reliability, and New Product Innovation to bring the best Nutritional Supplements to market.

With over 60 years of industry experience, Vit-Best Nutrition supplies branded and private label products both domestically and internationally across multiple channels of distribution including Food/Drug/Mass/Club, Direct-Selling, Ecommerce and professional Health Practitioners.

The company is structured to accommodate unique product formulations with all the requisite Quality Certifications. We also have an ever-expanding library of unique formulations to help differentiate brands.

All operations are based in one location in the United States providing one-stop formulation, manufacturing, quality assurance, branding & packaging, and supply chain management services.

We value long-term relationships with our customers and are here to help individual brand’s realize their goals!

About QAD – Enabling the Adaptive Manufacturing Enterprise

QAD Inc. is a leading provider of adaptive, cloud-based enterprise software and services for global manufacturing companies. Global manufacturers face ever-increasing disruption caused by technology-driven innovation and changing consumer preferences. To survive and thrive, manufacturers must be able to innovate and change business models at unprecedented rates of speed. QAD calls these companies Adaptive Manufacturing Enterprises. QAD solutions help customers in the automotive, life sciences, consumer products, food and beverage, high tech and industrial manufacturing industries rapidly adapt to change and innovate for competitive advantage.

Founded in 1979 and headquartered in Santa Barbara, California, QAD has 29 offices globally. Over 2,000 manufacturing companies have deployed QAD solutions including enterprise resource planning (ERP), demand and supply chain planning (DSCP), global trade and transportation execution (GTTE) and quality management system (QMS) to become an Adaptive Manufacturing Enterprise. To learn more, visit or call +1 805-566-6000. Find us on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest.

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