Crowe Metals Accelerator

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Discover how Crowe Metals Accelerator can transform your entire business.

Combine metal industry intelligence with the power of a fully integrated ERP platform

Enable a business transformation in your metals organization with Crowe Metal Accelerator. You can add industry-specific tracking and reporting to your Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations platform.

A metals company experiences real transformation ‒ a client success story



Metal as the foundation

Metal as the foundation

Designed for the unique needs of the entire metals supply chain, including producers, processors, service centers, and manufacturers.

Gain insights from customers and suppliers 

Better serve customers, provide advanced margin analysis, and mitigate risk throughout the supply chain. 
Gain insights from customers and suppliers
Competitive advantage from with advanced technology

Competitive advantage from with advanced technology

Leverage advance technology tools such as artificial intelligence and machine learning available from Microsoft Azure. 

Features

Effectively manage mixed-mode operations.
Streamline access to a number of key business processes with custom workbenches.
Enable faster response and a more proactive customer service with a 360-view.
Link customer order specifications directly to your manufacturing processes.
Manage costs, inventory, and production with flexible product definitions.
Optimize inventory usage and quality with better melt make-up planning.
Gain realtime production reporting and automatic certification documentation.
Automate flagging of out-of-tolerance materials and full accounting of commodity price volatility.
Give employees access to needed business intelligence with customized employee profiles.
Effectively manage mixed-mode operations.
Streamline access to a number of key business processes with custom workbenches.
Enable faster response and a more proactive customer service with a 360-view.
Link customer order specifications directly to your manufacturing processes.
Manage costs, inventory, and production with flexible product definitions.
Optimize inventory usage and quality with better melt make-up planning.
Gain realtime production reporting and automatic certification documentation.
Automate flagging of out-of-tolerance materials and full accounting of commodity price volatility.
Give employees access to needed business intelligence with customized employee profiles.
Industry specializations
Metals service centers, distributors, and fabricators
Toll processors
Producers
Metals service centers, distributors, and fabricators
Crowe Metals Accelerator is an ideal solution for metals service centers, distributors, and fabricators. For any product mix – coil, plate, long product, pipe, tube – it can provide the toolset to improve customer service, increase inventory visibility, and better plan operations. Service centers, including those with downstream fabrication capabilities, can use Crowe Metals Accelerator workbenches to strengthen manage their customer relationships, sell more product faster, and closely track margins on an order-by-order basis. A robust projects module, complete CRM and field service features, and heat- and lot-level traceability allow complex assemblies, large industrial projects, and repetitive orders to be managed efficiently with the Crowe Metals Accelerator for Dynamics
365 for Operations software.
Toll processors
Toll processors require a unique set of technology tools to accommodate their most important business scenarios. The needs of their largest customers, including those in the automotive and aerospace industries, mean toll processors must be closely connected to both suppliers and customers throughout the metals supply chain. Crowe Metals Accelerator delivers constant communication for managing inventory, production specifications, quality, and shipping and receiving, in an integrated ERP and EDI system that can accommodate metals industry requirements.
Producers
The Crowe Metals Accelerator addresses many of the needs of primary metal producers. It offers features such as the melt planning workbench to optimize material planning, integrated production control and quality management to track chemistry and specifications for hot roll, cold roll, or extrusion production. Crowe Metals Accelerator also allows companies to track the dimensional transformation of products through the production process.

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