QAD Allocation is a best of breed solution provider for strategic purchasing and supplier quality management.

The entire procurement process beyond contract awarding of a product lifecycle is centralized & organized using our Supplier Management, Sourcing, Auctions and Collaboration modules. The users of our systems are typically from companies with a turnover above € 100 million.

The QAD Allocation modules:

Supplier Management

With QAD Allocation Supplier Management, all supplier data are available to you at any time and are always up-to-date. The suppliers maintain their data independently, the process participants from purchasing enrich this data with internal information.


QAD Allocation Sourcing is regarded as the best international solution for electronic enquiry processes. In the best case QAD Allocation interlocks with your ERP systems to enable a continuous document flow from the demand to the order.


With QAD Allocation Auctions you can conduct your own auctions or let our experts look after you within the scope of our full-service offer. Our auction team supports you throughout the entire process.


QAD Allocation Collaboration ensures that both internal activities in your purchasing organisation and external communication with your suppliers are systematic, regulated and transparent.

Why QAD Allocation?

For many years, companies have focused on supporting operational indirect purchasing due to the large number of suppliers and orders. However, they neglect the implementation of e-solutions for supplier selection, awarding and supplier quality management in strategic direct procurement. This is much more complex and has the far greater impact on the results of a manufacturing company. And this is exactly our world.

Over 20 years of experience and founder led

Our professional and technical competence is reflected in the reliable implementation of projects and in the clear communication with our customers. We speak your language!

Development, sales and support in Munich

The software is being developed and supported in our Munich office. Our servers are located in Munich and Karlsruhe. Another office is located in Atlanta, USA.

SaaS solution

International companies from all industries use QAD Allocation as an integrated SaaS (cloud) solution.

Outstanding technology

Scalability, proven security and modular design are the hallmarks of our software. Continuous awards from independent juries confirm the excellence.

Across all commodities

In direct and (strategic) indirect purchasing the Sourcing Software Module offers best practice processes. Thus you can continue to use your existing templates in all material groups without any problems.

Strong parent company QAD

Since Jan. 1, 2021, we have been part of the U.S. software provider QAD Inc. This means that you not only have a future-proof partner with significantly larger staff at your side, but also benefit from QAD’s global presence, 24/7 support and portfolio of manufacturing ERP and supply chain solutions.

Customer experience

Learn from our managing director Bernhard Soltmann how QAD Allocation is used by many well-known companies internationally, across product groups and industries.


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Provider to Watch und Value Leader 2021 by Spend Matters!

High customer satisfaction and impressive technical potential gives QAD Allocation the top position as value leader in strategic sourcing and supplier management. In addition, Spend Matters has once again named QAD Allocation Provider to Watch, making it one of the most notable providers in the field of strategic sourcing and quality management.

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