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  • Whitepaper Add Resilience to Your Steel Supply Chain: Discover what leading steel manufacturers are doing differently

    See how leading steel manufacturers such as ArcelorMittal,ThyssenKrupp Steel and Ruukki achieve their goals. You’ll learn: How to maximize profitability in a dynamic environment, 10 common challenges steel companies face, How some of the world’s most successful steel manufacturers respond. Does your steel supply chain have what it takes? Read on to find out.

  • Whitepaper Add Resilience to Your Steel Supply Chain: Discover what leading steel manufacturers are doing differently

    This webinar will examine the results from the 2017 AMM and Crowe Horwath Information Technology in the Metals Industry survey. Topics expected to be covered during this webinar include: Where metals companies use IoT today and what challenges they face, How metals companies compare to the broader manufacturing industry in IoT adoption terms, Risks to consider when adopting an IoT strategy or starting a project. This webinar will be moderated by Metal Bulletin product director Spencer Wicks, and feature Crowe Horwath’s senior manager Tony Barnes, and manager, Ken Major.

  • Whitepaper The 3 Rules Every ERP Software Customer Should Know

    MANUFACTURING IS CHALLENGING. No matter what part you are manufacturing, it takes guts, grit, dedication, and passion to be successful. The job of any ERP software provider is to help every customer simplify their manufacturing™. Global Shop Solutions has been doing just that – simplifying your manufacturing - for thousands of manufacturers in nearly 25 countries and 20 industries for over 40 years. In fact, we have more successful customers than anyone else in the field (nearly 150 case studies and 150 customer testimonials). How do we get manufacturers to become successful with the entire ERP system? With 3 simple rules.

  • Whitepaper Information Technology, Data Analytics, and Business Intelligence for the Global Metal Industry: Sixth Annual IT Research Project by Crowe Horwath LLP and American Metal Market

    The 2017 Crowe Horwath LLP/AMM metals industry survey looked into the role of information technology (IT) in the global metals industry. This year’s survey included questions about participants’ use of advanced IT capabilities such as data analytics, business intelligence, and the “Internet of Things.” Responses from high-level executives within metals-based companies provide a snapshot of the current state of IT, data analytics, and BI and offer some surprising insights into the pace at which the industry is adopting the use of more advanced technology.

  • Whitepaper Processing Shredder Fines

    In processing shredder residue, whether from a small scrapyard or a multimillion-dollar car shredder, the integrated metal recovery systems utilized have moved on from a simple shredder and magnets to sophisticated systems that can include sorters (eddy and optical), rare earth magnets and air tables, to name a few. In North America, the typical focus has been to increase the recovery of metals found in material greater than the ½” to 1” range. Now, many operators are interested in processing this ½” and smaller material.

  • Whitepaper Get ERP right the first time

    Get the inside scoop, from Global Shop Solutions; a trusted provider of ERP technology. Download the new whitepapers “Get ERP Right the First Time” and “Trust Global Shop Solutions for ERP Success” to learn how to maximize efficiency and get the most out of your ERP system.

  • Whitepaper The Security Intelligence Center; Next Steps: Beyond Response to Anticipation

    How can organizations take a more proactive role in predicting and anticipating cybersecurity threats? A joint research report by the Institute of Internal Auditors and Crowe Horwath examines the growing use of security operations centers (SOCs) and explores how security executives are responding to increasing cybersecurity risks.

  • Whitepaper Global Shop Solutions Technology & Simplicity Whitepapers

    Simplify your business with ERP Technology. Access Global Shop Solutions’ new whitepapers “Simplify Your Business with ERP Accounting” and “Simplify Your Shop Floor with Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)” to learn more on how to implement ERP and EDI technology to improve efficiency in your business.

  • Whitepaper Global Shop Solutions ERP Efficiency Whitepapers

    Access Global Shop Solutions’ two new whitepapers that highlight best practices in ERP implementation within the metals industry. Included are “The Nine Insider Secrets” and “ Streamlining Your Business with ERP”. Register to get your copies today!

  • Whitepaper Explore your Options for Mitigating Trade Credit Risk

    With the uncertain global economic climate and customer defaults looming as an ever-present threat, strategic credit management is more important than ever for the success of businesses in the metals industry. Self-insurance, letters of credit, and credit insurance are all commonly used methods to mitigate trade credit risk, each of which can be valuable in certain circumstances. Financial executives should weigh the costs and benefits of these options carefully to determine the best fit for their company. This white paper: A Guide to Credit Insurance evaluates the pros and cons of each solution and helps you determine which one is the best fit for your business.

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