Simplicity is often out of reach for businesses relying on complicated legacy systems. For busy steel service centers and metal fabricators, simplicity and convenience offers customers added value in a complex industry. When replacing outdated steel software and systems with modern solutions, be sure the new technology can streamline internal operations, not only to improve your bottom line, but also to provide customers with greater value-added services. Here are two reasons why steel service centers should replace complicated software management systems:It is Important to Compete Effectively
1. It is Important to Compete Effectively
Steel service centers and metal fabricators require a strong management solution in order to compete effectively in today’s fast-paced marketplace. Highly customized legacy solutions aren’t as efficient as they once were and disparate, specialty systems put key data in silos, making it even harder to access and use. Replacing one ineffective system with another would be a waste of time and money, which is why it pays to ask the right questions when looking for a viable replacement.
Download “Top 12 Questions Steel Service Centers and Metal Fabricators Must Ask Before Buying Business Software,” an eBook, for tips on what to look for when searching for a simplified solution to streamline complicated processes.
2. Technology Should Improve Your Business Not Delay It
Not all business technology is created equal, which is why businesses, steel service centers and metal fabricators, in particular, should be picky when evaluating their options. The ideal business management solution needs to align with unique operations and offer time-saving automation and integration between key functions. Managing financial operations, inventory, quoting and sales orders, and production operations is more efficient when using one integrated solution, instead of multiple disparate solutions.
RealSTEEL™ was designed to meet the complex needs of steel service centers and metal fabricators. This powerful solution offers robust inventory management, estimating, production, and financial management features. You can be confident when drafting quotes, tracking job specifications, production schedules, monitoring deliveries, and have the visibility to protect profit margins at each step. Basic business software simply can’t address the more unique needs faced in this industry, such as processing customer-owned material or tracking customer-specific packaging and delivery requirements. You need a business solution that works the way you do, so that you can exceed customer expectations and improve your bottom line.
Basic business software simply can’t address the more unique needs faced in the steel industry, such as processing customer-owned material or tracking customer-specific packaging and delivery requirements. You need a business solution that works the way you do, so that you can exceed customer expectations and improve your bottom line. Download the eBook and contact The Wolcott Group for more information about deploying an efficient, simplified solution, like RealSTEEL, to streamline complex operations within the steel and metals industry.
By The Wolcott Group, providers of RealSTEEL, a real-world solution for the steel and metals industry