Buffalo Tapes, a leading self-adhesive tape company in Southern Africa, boasts over 3000 tape products. With such an array of products, Buffalo Tapes chose to implement TransLution™ Software to help manage their Johannesburg warehouse.
TransLution™ is used to print labels for boxes of goods that are manufactured in the factory. TransLution™ manages the number of labels printed to ensure that users do not print too many and even determines which label design is to be printed based on the job selected. Labels are also printed for finished goods stock received from a supplier.
Once labels are printed for manufactured goods, they are applied to boxes and scanned to post job receipts to SYSPRO. An error is logged if the user tries to receipt more than what is left on the job or if there is insufficient stock to perform the kit issue. In addition to posting the job receipt, the stock receipted on a job linked to a sales order will be automatically shipped to the sales order when the job is receipted.
Once boxes have been receipted, there is a put-away function that is used to transfer boxes from production into a bin in the warehouse and once in the warehouse, there are scanner functions to move boxes between warehouse bins.
Buffalo Tapes is a wholly owned subsidiary of the BIDVEST GROUP LIMITED and is a leading self-adhesive tape company in Southern Africa. It boasts over 3000 tape products and is the top “convertor” and distributor of tape in the market.
TransLution™ software was developed to assist manufacturing, warehousing and distribution companies to better manage their business processes and stock handling. The TransLution™ product is particularly focussed on robust integration to customers’ existing ERP, accounting and stock management software for a wide range of transactions. TransLution™ is distributed in Africa by Afrisoft Africa (Pty) Ltd and in Europe by K3 SYSPRO.
Afrisoft Africa (Pty) Ltd was founded in 1998 to serve the specialised needs of agribusiness, manufacturing, warehousing and distribution companies. Afrisoft provides consulting services for business improvement and distributes, implements and supports TransLution™, AGRIS™ and other business improvement software in Africa.