Customers are looking for suppliers that can provide value-added services like drilling, painting, bending and assembling. Metal service centers face big changes in the transformation from distributor to manufacturer. Complex materials management, labor resources and production scheduling require more than basic software can provide. Metal service centers need stronger MES systems to compete in this digital age.
In this eBook, The Rules Have Changed: How Metal Service Centers Must Adapt to Survive, we’ll show you how the rules are changing in the metals industry and what you need to adapt to survive during this transformation.
Customers Want MORE from Metal Service Centers
A lot has changed in the metals industry and metal services centers are struggling to pick up the slack. Customers want more from metal service centers than just product. They require additional processing services, which also supplements thinning profit margins. However, these new value-added services also introduce new challenges. In addition to strong inventory managment, businesses need to be able to schedule resources, including labor and machines, and monitor outsourced activities. These activities exceed the limits of spreadsheets and traditional distribution software.
4 Benefits to Modern Manufacturing Software
Download our eBook and you’ll see why ERP software designed for the metals industry is essential for metal service centers to compete in this digital age. Here are four benefits to modern manufacturing software that you can’t achieve with legacy systems.
Build Your Business with RealSTEEL
Metal service centers face big changes in the transformation from distributor to manufacturer. It’s time to replace legacy systems with a powerful ERP system built just for your industry. In our eBook, you’ll see how today’s manufacturing systems support metal service centers with more efficiency and accuracy than can be found in spreadsheets and traditional distribution software. Please contact us for for help replacing your outdated systems with modern technology.