Connecting production and logistics data for the metal industry

As a supplier of holistic supply chain management solutions for the metal industry, PSI provides efficient, highly integrated software products to control and monitor all processes intelligently, from suppliers and production to the customer and from planning to implementation. 

This is the result of 40 years of industry expertise in the field of metal production, combined with 40 years of logistics experience in the process-optimised design of production supply and distribution systems with integrated inventory management. The use of logistics systems such as PSItms and PSIglobal allows potential for optimisation to be unlocked in the automation and standardisation of industry-specific procurement and/or shipping processes. 

Whether for slabs, heavy plates, coils, pipes or other metallurgical products, PSIwms optimises stock throughout supply chain, whilst ensuring the efficient utilisation of existing storage capacities and supporting the optimum grouping of all (intermodal) transportation. In so doing, it takes into consideration specific customer requirements in a multi-client, multi-location network. PSIwms has an extensive range of standard functions, and its efficiency and flexibility make it ideal for complex warehouse management solutions that are specially tailored to fulfil customers’ requirements.

PSIglobal, the leading solution, for the analysis, planning and optimisation of logistics networks, addresses strategic and tactical issues concerning management, procurement and sales. It provides expert support for strategic development and benchmarking in the subfields of structural optimisation, distribution planning, location selection and logistics network planning. PSIglobal simulates various freight rates based on global distance calculators, stored items, transport units and modes of transport, trips and quantity scales.

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