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Sweet-Orr Implements TransLution™ Software

Sweet-Orr, an American garment manufacturer based in South Africa, produces a range of “tough-environment” protective workwear. As well as manufacturing standard uniforms, Sweet-Orr also produces custom orders and focuses on innovation, research and development.

To improve processes throughout the business, Sweet-Orr chose to implement TransLution™ Software. The system is used across the organization, from receiving through to dispatch, as well as labour tracking, stock take and providing information for system dashboards.

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Astrapak Plastop Implements TransLution™ Software to Pre-Print Labels

Astrapak Plastop, a division of Astrapak, is the latest site in the Astrapak group to go live with TransLution™. Astrapak produces high volumes of rigid moulded, and thermoformed plastic packaging products. Astrapak Plastop chose TransLution™ Software to pre-print job labels.

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South African Drivers Licence Barcodes

Did you know that you cannot simply scan a South African drivers licence and read the data?

The barcode on the South African drivers licence is one of the few that has a strong encryption in the barcode. This means that it isn’t just possible to scan the driver’s licence and access the information.

Afrisoft is pleased to announce the release of a module for the TransLution™ Android platform that allows you to scan and decrypt the driver’s licence barcode, allowing TransLution™ to access the name and ID number of the driver as well as the Licence Number and the issue date.

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SafeTop® (Pty) Ltd is one of South Africa’s largest suppliers of fasteners and hardware products in the retail market. Their offering includes 4000 products in their 7000m² warehouse space with more than 150 employees to cater to their clients’ needs all over South Africa and abroad.

With a quickly expanding business, SafeTop needed a dynamic warehouse management system that could cope with a changing technological environment while not losing stability or functionality. Their key requirement was to automatically assign picking jobs to different pickers throughout different areas of their warehouse and arrange these as a whole – prioritised by order date – or as a function of the warehouse manager.

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Finlar Fine Foods Implements TransLution Software to Improve its Receiving and Quality Control Processes

Finlar Fine Foods supplies world-class food products to food service and retail markets. Part of the JSE listed Libstar group of companies, they supply all McDonald’s South Africa’s meat and poultry products and deliver value-add products to Woolworths, County Fair & Spur.

On a daily basis, Finlar receives large volumes of raw product that has to be checked before offloading and received into their warehouse all the while complying with the strictest of food safety and tracking standards. Translution™ Software eases this burden and automates the process for smooth receiving. Depending on the Purchase order, Translution™ Software assembles the checks that need completing either by Finlar’s Logistics Department or Quality Control Department or both.

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