Montagu Foods uses TransLution™ to trace stock through jobs

Montagu Foods, a Libstar group company, implemented TransLution™ Software with the vision of stock traceability through jobs. The project is focussed on finished goods and will go back to the beginning of the process in subsequent phases.

The first step in the project was labelling finished goods pallets and posting a Job Receipt to Syspro. This allows TransLution™ to build up a stock picture of all stock on each pallet in the warehouse. The system also supports pallets with mixed stock on the pallets.

In order to pick goods for Dispatch, a pick slip is printed from SYSPRO and TransLution™ is used to pick items. Picking of full pallets or items off a pallet are both supported. Montagu uses a grid to see all the lines that are in shipping – they can view the quantity that was ordered, picked, and loaded for all Sales Order lines. In order to dispatch goods, each pallet that was picked must be scanned and this information is used to print a load sheet.

There is also a stock take process – because TransLution™ knows what is on each pallet, all that is required for the stock take is to scan all the pallets in the warehouse.

Montagu utilises reports to analyse data – using TransLution™ they are able see what was shipped to specific stores and also view the data per batch or job. It is possible to view, per job, which customer received the stock and what was made.

This project was implemented by RSA Soft.

About Montagu Foods

Based in picturesque Montagu in the hot, dry fruit-growing region of the Little Karoo, Montagu Foods evolved from an established family farming business. It now produces and markets a wide range of wet condiments, including chutney, sweet-chilli sauce and salad dressing, under private label for all major retailers.

About RSA Soft

RSA Software Enterprise Solutions is tight-knit company, passionate about providing software that changes a business for the better. The company was established by owner Eduard le Roux in recent years. Since then the company has accrued many friends around Southern Africa, with a touch of personality and professionalism.

About TransLution™™ Software

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 focused 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.

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