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Work Center Scheduling     Production Scheduling and Execution Create/Maintain Work Center Scheduling Overview The scheduling function coordinates and sequences the flow of production orders through the system, and balances the workload on machines and personnel, departments, and the entire plant. The scheduler selects the production orders by criteria: new production orders all production orders [...]

Adding a new Vendor Order From to an Existing Vendor Pay To Menu Path: BPM ? Business Partners Click the Enter button on the main tool bar to enter into query mode. Enter the Vendor Pay To number (ie 300352) in the Code field or double click in the Code field and choose the Vendor [...]

Steelman SEMS Version 5 released STEELMAN’s new Global Steel Enterprise Management System Version 5 (SEMS™) launched in December 2011 using Oracle 11g technology. SEMS covers “purchase to pay” and “order to cash” exclusively for producers, suppliers and processors of steel and other metal products from 20 to 2000 users. SEMS 5 has many new enhancements to help [...]

STEELMAN SOFTWARE SOLUTIONS STATEMENT OF DIRECTION FOR CORE TECHNOLOGIES   OPERATING SYSTEMS In todays world when IT departments support multiple operating system two are dominate Windows Server and Linux RedHat Kernal Server. While you will find older versions of Unix technology such as AIX and HP these are reserved for older software solutions.   STEELMAN [...]

How to use Priority and Severity in Metalink Priority P1 P2 P3 P4 P5 Severity Production Production Customer Testing Our testing In development Blocker A1 Drop everything Production stopped no work around A3 Urgent Production stopped no work around B1 Urgent Customer testing stopped no work around C1 Urgent Our testing stopped no work around [...]

Guide to using Steelman Metalink Introduction The metalink is a useful on-line reporting tool that facilitates a clear understanding of how action requests (AR’s) are processed by Steelman. An action request can be any of the following types of request: A bug in the software – you may find by searching our database that this [...]

About SHM The SHM folder contains all of the forms that have been documented through the SEMS HELP MAP process, and exported to the Help system. See SEMS HELP MAP for the technical description of SHM creation. SHM details every field, block and form used in SEMS. It is an essential link required to provide [...]

About Shipping Overview plan a load for shipment, see About Load Planning add material to the load that has a Shipment Status of “Ready”, print the shipment documents (automatically) pick and ship the load, relieving inventory of the material shipped. – See About Load Shipping maintain carriers and carrier freight rates, maintain customs brokers, and maintain customs duties. maintain [...]

About Setup The setup menu contains the forms used to maintain data variables used throughout SEMS. Normally these are set-up initially and are only changed when new business variables are required or when employees leave or are reassigned or new employees are hired. Often these variables provide limitations or choices for drop down lists used [...]

About Sales Functions SEMS Sales Order Entry provides a powerful and flexible capability to record, manage and effect customer requirements. Many set up options and defaults affect the behaviour and enforced business rules within the Order Entry process. See Flags that affect Sales Functions and General Company Setup. Freight rates associated with sales items are controlled by the [...]

About Receiving See Flags That Affect Receiving Functions for details on how company settings affect receiving processing. In addition, the default location, grade standard, and shipment method for purchased goods is set in the General Company Setup (STCOMP), General tab. For goods received with defects, the default code standard is also set there. Receiving has these [...]

About Production The production process has a number of very useful capabilities that manage the complexity of production and support accurate planning and scheduling processes. In general, the journey from input materials to finished goods follows a pattern or sequence, with plenty of variation possible. The production process is initiated by two demand streams: Sales [...]

About Inventory Use the Inventory module to control the steel products inventories (work in process inventory and finished goods inventory), consumable items inventories, and scrap inventory. Steel Products: may include merchandise steel products (purchased for resale which form is not altered prior to resale) and job-specific steel products that require further processing before completion and sale. [...]

About Fabrication Modules The core modules for Fabrication are BOM Items, Bill of Material, and Product Routing. This topic explains: BOM Structure BOM Items Bill of Materials Form Product Routing Form BOM Structure The BOM describes an unlimited structure of materials requirements and processing requirements that together make one unit of the required finished product. Materials can [...]

There are two types of costing in SEMS: Product Costing (or Actual Costing), which is used for the costing of individual inventory items and is the cost that will be booked to the General Ledger. Standard Costing, which is used at the time of Sales Order entry to provide an estimated cost of a Sales [...]

The Claims Module Use the Claims module to create and maintain customer claims issued by a customer and vendor claims issued against a third party and/or vendor. Use it to create and maintain credit memos and debit memos once a particular claim has been issued. When claims are disposed of, a disposition letter is sent to the [...]

About Shipping The Shipping Management application includes the functions that are required for managing shipments: create a load for shipment, add material to the load that has a Shipment Status of “Ready”, print the shipment documents maintain carriers and carrier freight rates, maintain customs brokers, and maintain customs duties. ship the load, relieving inventory of [...]

About Sales Order Entry Overview SEMS Sales order entry provides a powerful and flexible capability to record, manage and effect customer requirements. There are many set up options, defaults and preferences that impact the behaviour and enforced business rules within the Order Entry process. This guide is intended to provide a broad overview of the [...]

SEMS Overview of Flow SEMS is a management system for processing steel from initial quote through shipping and collection of payment. Some business rules regarding the process flow can be amended by site specific flag settings, however the standard process flow is: A sales order is created either as a quote (enquiry) or an order The [...]

Compete on equal terms with industry leaders, use the tools they use Component module Inventory Manage Inventory to maximize value, customer satisfaction and ROI. SEMS provides the most comprehensive metals-industry specific inventory management capability. This focus and ability infuses every related business module and process. Gain the advantage of practical, advanced and comprehensive processes for [...]

Dynamic Pricing Sheet How to prepare a pricing process for automating the pricing calculation in the sales order. The following reference materials for the example can be reviewed: The Excel Worksheet The associated price schedule that performs the same function as the worksheet The sales order that needs a price generated The sales order report [...]







  • Steel
  • Stainless Steel
  • Carbon Steel
  • Tool Steel
  • Alloy Steel
  • Aluminium
  • Copper
  • Brass
  • Bronze
  • Titanium
  • Lead
  • Alloys
  • Others
  • Coils
  • Sheets
  • Flats
  • Bars
  • Rounds
  • Hexes
  • Squares
  • Angle
  • Tubing
  • Plate
  • Flanges
  • Channels
  • Pipe


  • Annealing
  • Assembly
  • Bending
  • Blanking
  • Boring
  • Cold Drawing
  • Coating
  • Cold Rolling
  • Cut to Length
  • Deburring
  • Drilling
  • Deslagging
  • Flattening
  • Forming
  • Grinding
  • Heat Treat
  • Kitting
  • Lathe
  • Laser Punching
  • Laser Cutting
  • Melting
  • Milling
  • Oxy Cutting
  • Packaging
  • Painting
  • Press Brake
  • Pickling
  • Plasma Punch
  • Plasma Cutting
  • Punching
  • Re-Rolling
  • Re-Winding
  • Sawing
  • Shotblasting
  • Shearing
  • Shipping
  • Slearing
  • Slitting
  • Stamping
  • Side Trim
  • Tapping
  • Temper CTL
  • Temper Passing
  • Turning
  • Transfer
  • Welding

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