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You may feel uneasy about expanding outside processing/toll processing. You lose control and visibility into timelines when materials are outside your four walls.
But today’s metals companies are going to ask for more differentiated products than you can provide alone, so you’ll need more assistance from outside processors.
Crowe Outside Processing Optimizer can help you keep orders, communication, and billing moving along smoothly long after material has left your facility.
Your staff might spend hours emailing and calling to find out what’s holding an order up, if it’s been delivered, or if they can invoice a customer. The Crowe Outside Processing Optimizer makes it possible to find that information in seconds.
With real-time visibility into every external step of your supply chain, you can track order status, hold everyone accountable, and answer questions from customers quickly and accurately.
When outside processing becomes a natural extension of your business, your growth is no longer limited by internal capabilities. You may even find yourself bidding on projects you wouldn’t have been able to execute before.
The Crowe Outside Processing Optimizer gives you visibility beyond your four walls – so you can answer questions from customers and feel more confident about fulfilling promised delivery dates.
Work order dashboard
When you have a snapshot showing the status of all your outside processing work orders, you can focus on the ones that need your attention.
Detailed order status
Store all the information for an outside processing order in one place – including the customer specs, item and tag details, material certifications, or any other attachments.
Find out about completion, shipping, and other updates from outside processors as soon as they happen. Track messages in the system instead of getting lost in email.
Built on Microsoft Azure™, the Crowe Outside Processing Optimizer can be integrated with your existing ERP system to streamline processes and reduce data entry.
Track inventory across the supply chain, with key information like heat and inventory traceability accessible every step of the way.
Have a look at what the Crowe Outside Processing Optimizer can do with a quick, no-pressure demo.
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Toll processors and outside processors are a vital part of the metals industry supply chain, and Crowe Outside Processing Optimizer helps them by:
Providing tools to collaborate with existing customers and attract new ones
Providing a central place to review, accept, or decline orders across customers
Eliminating the need for offline communication
Enabling a better customer experience with tools for real-time communication and status updates
Making outsourcing easier and more transparent
Offering ways to exchange information electronically as a simpler and more cost-effective alternative to EDI
We have clients from all stages of the metals industry supply chain, with businesses large and small.
We’re working to improve the way the industry operates so everyone can do more business. We want you to be a part of it.
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