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WIRE: Choreographing Outbound Logistics and Sales Performance in the Mining Industry


In the mining industry, managing the journey from excavation to sale encompasses a multifaceted web of production, logistics and settlement processes. Traditional systems often stumble in addressing these complexities, leaving gaps in efficiency, transparency, and regulatory compliance. MMS’s WIRE is designed to simplify these challenges and bring precision, efficiency, and innovation to the forefront. WIRE is transforming outbound logistics and sales, driving throughput and ensuring that the mining sector can move products more effectively while adhering to the highest standards of regulatory compliance and operational excellence.


WIRE's Logistics Module


The Heart of the Solution: Outbound Logistics Management


WIRE's Outbound Logistics Management module is a comprehensive system that streamlines the transition of inventory from the final stage of production to the conclusion of the sales and settlement chain, emphasizing efficiency, accuracy, and compliance.


Inventory Management: WIRE ensures real-time tracking of inventory levels, movements, and locations. This real-time visibility allows for efficient management of stockpiles, reducing discrepancies and enhancing operational readiness.


Performance Management: With tools designed to monitor and manage the efficiency of outbound logistics activities, WIRE creates operational visibility, identifies bottlenecks and optimises logistics operations, improving overall performance.


Regulatory Compliance: Navigating the maze of industry standards and regulations is simplified with WIRE, ensuring all processes are in line with legal requirements. This feature is pivotal in maintaining the integrity and credibility of mining operations.


Settlement Process Management: WIRE shines in managing the complex settlement process, handling product deliveries, invoices, and payments with finesse. It adeptly manages penalties and adjustments, ensuring accurate and fair settlements.


Aging and Invoicing: Through meticulous oversight of product aging and invoicing, WIRE guarantees transparency and accuracy in billing and payments, catering to the unique demands of the mining sector.


Integration with Leading Technologies: WIRE's compatibility with leading laboratory systems, ore tracking technologies like RFID scanners, and telemetry data enriches the reliability of inventory and logistics data, forming a robust foundation for the settlement process.


Pre-dispatch: Example of WIRE-managed workflows of trucked concentrate


Streamlining the Settlement Process

The settlement process in mining is intricate, necessitating a solution that can navigate its complexities with precision. WIRE addresses this challenge head-on, facilitating an efficient, transparent, and equitable settlement process. By integrating advanced inventory management with real-time data analysis and compliance tools, WIRE simplifies the settlement process, enhancing the trust and efficiency between mining companies and their clients.


Tackling Logistics Complexity

Efficient logistics are vital in the mining industry, involving the coordination of transportation, compliance, and inventory management. WIRE's approach to logistics is comprehensive, offering tools that not only track and manage inventory in real-time but also integrate seamlessly with external technologies and standards. This ensures products are moved efficiently, mitigating risks of discrepancies and fostering a culture of innovation and operational excellence.


Enhancing Compliance and Efficiency

In a sector where compliance is non-negotiable, WIRE provides peace of mind. Its adherence to industry standards and regulations ensures that mining companies can focus on their core operations, confident in their compliance. By minimizing manual intervention, WIRE reduces errors and streamlines operations, saving time and resources.


Umpiring: Ensuring Fairness and Accuracy

In the realm of commercial settlements, umpiring plays a crucial role in verifying assay results between buyers and sellers. WIRE's comprehensive tools support the integrity and transparency of data throughout this process. From streamlining sample management to facilitating dispute resolution and integrating third-party results, WIRE ensures that the umpiring process is efficient, transparent, and compliant with industry standards.



Post-dispatch: Example of WIRE-managed workflows of trucked concentrate


WIRE choreographs the complex dance of mining logistics and settlement processes, ensuring precision and efficiency at every step - simply by addressing the inherent challenges of the industry with sound process improvement, digitalisation, integration and automation.



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