Meeting Customers' Metal Specifications

June 2010
Metal Center News;Summer2010 Supplement, p4
Trade Publication
The article offers information on the systems used by service centers in meeting customer's metal specifications. It highlights the usage of the metal industry electronic road pricing (ERP) systems by service centers to provide integrated functions that enable material to be purchased and sold to specific metal standards. It comments that metal standard verification is critical in providing several services including improved customer service, cost reduction, and increased productivity.


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