The Blast furnace industry is characterized by high capital intensity, high dependence on bulk raw materials. Pig Iron can be used to make cast iron, but usually pig iron undergoes further processing to reduce the carbon content and produce various grades of steel.
Lighthouse ERP for Blast Furnace Industry is designed to handle complete needs in most efficient, effective & accurate way. Lighthouse ERP has continuously evolved since 1987 and Lighthouse is committed to provide a industry- specific, comprehensive and robust solution for the Steel Industry. Lighthouse' technical expertise and mapping of key requirements is the key behind its success.
Efficient Supply Chain:
All inward and outward movement is tracked at Security Gate, Weighbridge, Quality lab and store/ yard locations
Control of Material Stock at Raw material Stock Yard, Crusher, Feeder, discharge area and bagging area.
Plant movement: various scenarios including Inward, Outward, Stores Related, Purchase or Sales Return, Rake Inward, Inter-Yard Transfers, Waste or Scrap movement etc.
Carry out batch wise semi finished and WIP pricing while manufacturing
Traceability throughout the manufacturing process from receipt of raw material to finished good
Effective Production Planning & Control
Quality Control: QC linking of quality parameters and bill passing
Multi level- Q.C. at source, source third party, our third party, inward Q.C. and yard Q.C.
Production planning:Item BOM, Material Requirement Plan, Monthly Production Schedule, process parameters like temperature, pressure etc.
Shift wise Production with Batch, Lot & Godown Control
Standard to actual yield calculations to manage variance analysis
Sophisticated and Accurate MIS on Production Costing / Plant Performance calculations to manage variance analysis
Furnace wise power consumption & Per MT Consumption
Complete Financial Control:
Expenditure analysis for subcontracting, production etc.
Manage Division wise & consolidated finance books Costing/ efficiency , Ledgers & Profitability. Inter division Sales & Purchase on a real-time basis
Accounts approval and bill passing for Purchase, Services (jobwork/ contractors) or Freight scenarios
Material costs, Overhead costs and Process wise costs; detailed product costing and variance analysis to control product costs
Various Stock MIS with 10 level drill down
Group->Entity->Division->Plant->Dept->Cost Center->Equipment->Item Group->Item->Issue Slip
Sales & Dispatch:
Enquiry & Quotation followed by three level order cycle Sales Contract, Sales Order and Delivery Orders.
Delivery orders can be made on the basis of the advance received and with the details of the actual product to be dispatched (with Grade wise, Size wise product details)
Sales Invoicing generated instantly, by linking to Weighslips and Delivery Orders
Flexible pricing methods cash discounts, quantity discounts, fixed period sales contracts, credit control etc.
What are the deployment options for an ERP system
Technical Architecture for Deployment
Total Cost of Ownership
Better quality of products produced.
Better recoveries from iron ore (through process control)
Improve productivity, reduce lead times and procurement costs
Support growth without adding resources