The steel industry is characterized by high capital intensity, high dependence on bulk raw materials. The Steel Melting industry has seen increasing demand, but the operational and maintenance expenses have also increased due to instability in dollar value, shortage of skilled manpower and increasing cost of raw materials. As a result, major steel corporations have started refocusing on improved scheduling and optimizing manufacturing execution.
Lighthouse ERP for Steel Melting Shop 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.
Effective Production Planning & Control
billet Production in each heat with size, Lot & Godown Control
Production planning:Item BOM, Material Requirement Plan, Monthly Production Schedule, process parameters like temperature, pressure etc.
Standard to actual yield calculations to manage variance analysis
Breakdown Analysis (Date wise, shift wise, Shift wise, Equipment wise- Reason)
Quality Control: Accurate MIS on Production Costing / Plant Performance
Sophisticated and Accurate MIS on Production Costing / Plant Performance
Traceability of FG batch to the input RM heat quality test certificate
PLC & DCS Integration with ERP
Efficient Supply Chain:
Accurate raw material costing based on rates of different types of Scraps/Sponge & their recovery
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
Complete Financial Control:
Per Tonne costing based on Raw Material, Consumables, Cost of fuel, Electricity
Mould Life accounting
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
Various Stock MIS with 10 level drill down
Group->Entity->Division->Plant->Dept->Cost Center->Equipment->Item Group->Item->Issue Slip
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