QAD’s Terry Onica shortlisted for 2022 Women in Supply Chain Award

SANTA BARBARA, Calif.–(COMMERCIAL WIRE)–QAD Inc.a leading provider of next-generation manufacturing and supply chain solutions in the cloud, announced that Director of Automotive Terry Onica has been selected to receive Supply Chain and Demand Executive the magazine’s third annual Women in Supply Chain Award.

“It is truly an honor to be recognized among this group of incredible women, especially in these times of unprecedented disruption,” said Onica. “The global supply chain requires innovation, leadership and passion for companies to move forward.”

The Women in Supply Chain Award honors women supply chain leaders and executives whose achievements, mentorship and examples set the stage for women at all levels of a company’s supply chain network. This year’s list includes people from software and service providers, consultancies and academia, trucking and transportation companies, career development agencies, sourcing and procurement divisions, and more, all of whom have helped customers across the supply chain. supply and the supply chain community at large to prepare to meet many of today’s and tomorrow’s challenges.

“When I launched this award three years ago, I was prepared for an uphill battle. He was envisioning a long way to go to sufficiently educate the supply chain industry on why it was important to recognize women in the supply chain. But this award, the winners and those who submitted nominations, both men and women, is a testament that supply chain organizations were already recognizing their female leaders; they just needed a better platform,” says Marina Mayer, editor-in-chief of Supply Chain and Demand Executive Y Food Logistics. “This year, we received more than 280 proposals. Nearly 100 of those submissions came from men. I am so proud of everyone who participated, both men and women. I am proud to call these women mentors, role models, and friends of the industry. I am proud to interview them, support them and help promote their journey. And I look forward to seeing all of this year’s and previous years’ winners at our next Women in Supply Chain Forum.”

Terry Onica has served as QAD’s Director of Automotive for over 20 years and leads global responsibility for the automotive vertical. She is co-host of the Auto Supply Chain Prophets podcast, which is based on the 24 Essential Supply Chain processes, and regularly contributes thought leadership articles to industry trade publications. He also mentors first-generation Wayne State University supply chain students and teaches the Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) Materials Management/Logistics Assessment Operations Guide to supply chain professionals. supply. Onica has received numerous industry awards, including Crain’s Detroit Women in Technology, the Stevie Bronze Award for Women in Technology and Supply Chain and Demand ExecutiveThe first Women in Supply Chain Award of 2020. She was also recently inducted into the Women in Manufacturing Hall of Fame.

The complete list of Supply Chain and Demand Executive2022 Women in Supply Chain Award Winners Can Be Found here.

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Supply Chain and Demand Executive is the only supply chain publication that covers the entire global supply chain, focusing on trucking, warehousing, packaging, procurement, risk management, career development and more. Supply Chain and Demand Executive and sister post Food Logistics they also host the LINK podcast channel,,, the Women in Supply Chain Forum and more. To go Learn more.

About QAD – Enabling the Adaptive Manufacturing Enterprise

QAD Inc. is a leading provider of next-generation manufacturing and supply chain solutions in the cloud. Global manufacturers are facing increasing disruption caused by technology-driven innovation and changing consumer preferences. To survive and prosper, manufacturers must be able to innovate and change business models at unprecedented speed. QAD calls these companies Adaptive Manufacturing Companies. 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 30 offices around the world. More than 2,000 manufacturing companies have implemented QAD solutions, including enterprise resource planning (ERP), Digital Supply Chain Planning (DSCP), Global Trade and Transportation Execution (GTTE) and Enterprise Quality Management System (EQMS) to become an adaptable manufacturing company. For more information, visit or call +1 805-566-6100. Find us in Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram Y pinterest.

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