Delivering specific customer requirements on time depends on a solution designed for pipe and tube companies.
Every day, businesses and communities depend on pipe and tube companies. From supporting important construction projects, transporting liquids, manufacturing tools, and running electrical wire – what you do is critical.
That’s why Crowe has built a tailored end-to-end solution in Microsoft Dynamics 365™ for pipe and tube companies called Crowe Metals Accelerator.
Now you can streamline processes throughout your manufacturing life cycle to deliver quality and excellence.
As a company producing welded and drawn-over mandrel carbon steel tubing, this global company needed to increase market share and strengthen existing customer relationships.
To do this, they needed a metals-specific enterprise resource planning system (ERP) to help them provide high-quality material and meet customers' unique requirements – all at a low cost and on time.
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When you’re working with things like the rigidity properties of pipes or tube measurements ordered by wall thickness, you need the functionality for your unique needs and your customers’ specific requirements. Things like custom order entry, coil slitting, tube welding, secondary processing, or quality testing – there’s a metals ERP solution for you.
Optimize coil slitting by maximizing your material use and automation – removing frustrating and complex manual calculations.
Seamlessly manage multiple units of measurement for optimal inventory tracking and customer billing by accurate weight of each tube.
Automate and track heat properties throughout the entire production process, generating a certificate of analysis for customers.
Our decades of experience in the metals industry have enabled us to craft an ERP solution built specifically for pipe and tube companies.
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Customer order entry
Enter customer orders using a make-to-order wizard that allows product attribute lookups, like shape, inside diameter (ID), grade, outside diameter (OD), wall thickness, mechanicals, and traditional part number entry.
Parent/child material traceability
Maintain accurate heat traceability throughout the supply chain process. Provide accurate reporting of information to your customers based on industry and their specifications.
Track internal, industry, and customer-defined specifications throughout the production process, such as ID, OD, gauge, wall thickness, length, and max bundle weights.
Scheduling optimization and sequencing
Schedule across your entire plant using an intuitive tool for efficient production. Empower users to view and sequence schedules by machine, with the flexibility to update and adjust as needed.
Flexible unit reporting
Provide inventory, reporting production, and billing of your customers in convertible units of measure – to support inventory in pieces and bill your customers by actual weight.
Drive customer and vendor pricing by product attributes such as form, shape, ID, OD, and length – a structure to streamline order entry processes and simplify pricing updates.
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