Lighthouse ERP brings about complete business automation for coal beneficiation through Coal Washeries , Coal Import –from procurement to logistics to dispatch/trading. Port & Siding management is another signature feature .
Coal Trading comprising of Coal purchase from coal washeries (beneficiation), E-auction, coal imports is traded through multiple depots using Lighthouse ERP. Commodity hedging is a crucial risk management tool to reduce the impact of highly volatile foreign exchange market.
Lighthouse ERP for Coal Trading and Import 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 Coal Industry. Lighthouse' technical expertise and mapping of key requirements is the key behind its success.
Key Features for Coal Trading and Import Industry
Purchase Contract to Sale Contract cycle with Net Rate and Reverse Calculations.
Vessel Wise Costing
Allocations of expenses on Vessel / Port Wise
Sales Target to Achievement
Shipping: Laytime Calculation
QC Grade Wise / Port Wise QC
Port wise – Godown wise Inventory
Commodity Hedging for Imports
Efficient Supply Chain:
Tracking and Reconciliation of stock of grade wise material at different transit points :at Ports, Depots Plots, Storage Yard and Coal Washery
Stock at Port/Railway Siding/Plots/vessel wise, grade wise
Branch/Port transfers with Auto GRN & Dispatches
Blending of material at plots
Request, allocation and expense handling of railway rakes
Depot Management: All inward and outward movement at yard locations is tracked by Weighbridge
Complete Financial Control:
Bill of Entry system for Custom duty Liability Calculation
Inventory to Accounting cycle, L.C. Management
High Seas Sales and related taxation issues. Debit notes for logistics services.
Expenses Bill Passing ,Stevedoring Bills, Agency Bills,Railway Freight Bill Passing,Insurance Policy Bills ,Demurrage Bills
Allocation of Expenses on GRN/BL for accurate landed value Calculation
Freight Bill Passing with linking to Sale Bills and GRNs
Port/Branch wise profit & Loss
Manage Division wise, Depot and Vessel wise & consolidated finance books, Costing/ efficiency, Ledgers & Profitability. Inter division Sales & Purchase on a real-time basis
Accounts approval, payment advice and bill passing for Purchase, Services (jobwork/ contractors) or Freight scenarios
Expenditure analysis for vessel wise: material and additional expenses like handling, insurance, fines
Uninterrupted 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