Manufacturing metal compositions is not a simple task. Those operating within the mills and metals industry have complex requirements with unique challenges such as optimizing production yield, inventory and commodities pricing management. WinMan ERP is all-in-one comprehensive solution that has the ability to cater for the needs of the metals processing industry.
Data capture and storage of business intelligence is a core functionality of WinMan ERP solution. Users will be able to access real-time data with ease and administrators will be able to set security profiles for confidentiality.
As metal commodities pricing fluctuates, the buy prices can be logged so, precise cost prices can be calculated. Supplier contracts and special pricing can also be stored within the system against the supplier record.
The powerful and agile CRM system will allow users to manage their relationships between customers, suppliers, subcontractors and partners with minimal effort. Detailed information such as location details, contacts, communication history, contracts, and other documents can be logged and referred to when required.
Optimizing resources and increasing efficiency by allowing users to create detailed MRP's with minimal effort. It will detail chemical compositions and cross-reference it with inventory levels, sales orders and the required completion date. This provides planners with the relevant information to priorities workloads.
WinMan has the capability to manage chemical compositions based on the bill of materials. The system can take the BoM, compare it to current inventory levels and suggest a unique batch compositions based on the availability of commodities. Throughout the process there is full traceability from source through to manufacturing processes to final delivery to the customer site.
Warehouse and Logistics managers can control different pick, pack and put away strategies supported by both traditional documents as well as real-time paperless PDA and mobile devices. Our ERP system can work with a mobile device for scanning and booking in goods received and shipped for quick stock amendments. It also integrates into carrier systems, which eradicates double entry and provides live tracking to the end customer.
For more than ten years, the highly functional and versatile WinMan ERP system has provided the cornerstone for our successful growth, and we are particularly proud to have grown to become no.1 in the UK marketplace by supplying our acclaimed steel access covers and grilles which are 100% British made. WinMan is as important to us as ever, now that we are aiming our innovative products not only at the home market but also at foreign countries planning serious investment in new infrastructure.
Fabweld Steel Products
The single, integrated business system makes our life easier in many ways. We felt from the start that WinMan is more intuitive in its operation than other systems. Vitally it allows me to monitor my business – take its temperature – at any time by providing live data across all operations and generating reports that can be fine-tuned to meet any demands. By viewing the live data, we can immediately identify which areas may be causing bottlenecks or other problems and hence where additional planning and resources are required.
Our WinMan ERP system allows me to directly and quickly access the management information I need to run the business – real-time reporting of key performance indicators such as operating efficiencies and deliveries. Vitally, more consistent pricing gives a truer margin on the work we perform. Meanwhile the system has supported our company’s strategy of investment for growth and its ability to meet delivery promises, hence strengthening its reputation in the marketplace as a reliable and trustworthy supplier. An accurate delivery date to the nearest day can now be assigned by our sales administration staff within half-an-hour of an order being placed. We proudly meet over 99% of those dates.
As a director of the business it was important to me that the system we implemented not only met our functional requirements, but also came from a supplier that was prepared to take on single source responsibility. Of all of the companies we evaluated, WinMan were the only one that ticked all the boxes.
The underlying advantage of WinMan for Meadowmead was its flexibility and the ease with which it could be tailored to suit the company’s specific needs.
WinMan ERP can help you manage all your metal composition requirements within one system, for more information complete the form below.
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