Category Archives: News

New Version of Afrisoft Query Tool Released

Afrisoft has released a new version of it’s Query Tool product which offers a number of significant new features and new standard queries for Agris.

While a number of the new enhancements are focussed on improving the product usability for Agris users, the extended security features and the addition of embedded buttons are features that will offer benefits to all users of the product.

New PO Receiving Module Released

Afrisoft has released a new PO receiving module for TransLution that is fully integrated with Syspro using the PO business objects. This module supports a range of different receiving options including

Receiving standard items
Receiving standard items using a reference number
Receiving lot traceable items (with expiry date)
Receiving standard items linked to a job
Receiving standard items linked to a job also using a reference number

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Scanning Functionality White Paper

Afrisoft has released the first of a series of white papers explaining some of the key features and benefits of TransLution. This white paper focuses specifically on some of the power and flexibility offered by the TransLution scanning software. This software is so flexible that it can even be used in applications that bear no relation to TransLution or even warehousing and manufacturing implementations.

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Introduction to Barcodes

Are you interested in implementing a scanning system but you are not sure where to start? Are all the buzzwords and catchphrases just too confusing and unclear? Afrisoft has released a white paper intended to remove some of the mystery and introduce some of the important concepts around barcodes and barcode scanning in a clear and easy to read manner. The information supplied here relates to barcodes and barcode scanning only and applies to any environment not only TransLution implementations.

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Unigrain Commodities

Unigrain Commodities, Randfontein, South Africa implemented a new business software system today. Unigrain operates a commodity trading company that includes operations from various points across South Africa. A key part of the new system is AGRIS agri-business industry leading software from John Deere AGRI Services, USA including AGRIS commodity software that manages forward contracts, SAFEX positions, stocks, transport costs, supplier payments and customer billing. The Deere financial software consolidates Unigrain business transactions into AGRIS debtors, creditors, cash book and general ledger on one technology platform.

Unigrain chose AfriSoft because they understand agri-business and they are the local experts when it comes to using AGRIS software. AfriSoft designed and built a Traders Deal Sheet and Payment Advisor applications that “bolt on” to the AGRIS software. These specialized software applications were developed to meet specific Unigrain requirements and they offer streamlined workflow for Unigrain staff as well as business controls deemed to be critical to the Unigrain business.

Company Background:

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.