PFK, based in Pietermaritzburg, is a leading electronics company focussed on the design and manufacture of innovative electronics solutions. Driven by a culture of innovation, the company is supported by a strong research and development capability and state-of-the-art production facility.
Good warehouse management can easily reduce warehouse labour costs and improve perfect orders to almost 100%, increasing customer satisfaction and ultimately the bottom line. A key trait that most top performing warehousing companies share is the use of a good warehouse management system (WMS) in their distribution centres.
An extensive research project and report by Aberdeen Group revealed that there is a large gap in performance between companies with automated warehouses and those with manual processes. So what should organisations be looking for in a warehouse management system?
The Empire group of companies, established in 2005, is one of the largest and most diverse edible nut and dried fruit businesses in South Africa.
Empire has worked with Afrisoft Africa to complete a project using TransLution™ Software to label received stock with barcodes. As items are moved to production, they are scanned and a live warehouse transfer is posted directly to SYSPRO.