General enterprise resource planning (ERP) providers that are viable companies with a solid product, typically do not meet the dimensional inventory, chemical, and physical properties requirements that are vital to the metal service industry and material converter businesses.
to the customer's delivery ticket. For such an enterprise, it is invaluable to be able to enter a master tag number or heat number for a coil or a bundle of sheets, pipes, or tubes, and see every single piece produced from it, along with the processes that were performed, at what cost, and the details about who purchased the piece, when, and for how much. Information on how much profit (or loss) was generated from that order, part, or tag is also vital. Products made at these sites include a wide variety