G.Fox implements TransLution™ Software across multiple sites

After a successful implementation and go live in Johannesaburg, G Fox is now using TransLution across multiple sites including the Vaal Triangle, Cape Town, KZN, Middelburg, PE, Polokwane and Swaziland.

As a proud member of the Bidvest Group, G.Fox is South Africa’s premier supplier of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and industrial consumable supplies.  With eight branches, quality products are distributed all over South Africa.

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Middleby Parts goes live with TransLution™ Software

The Middleby Corporation is a world leader in three business segments: commercial cooking, industrial baking and processing and residential appliances.

The Middleby project dealing with parts was implemented a few months after the initial residential project had gone live. This gave users a chance to adjust to one system before starting to learn new processes for a second system.

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CASE STUDY: Spare parts management with Middleby Corporation

Middleby Corporation Uses TransLution™ Software to Manage Spare Parts for Appliances: The Middleby Corporation is a world leader in three business segments: commercial cooking, industrial baking and processing, and residential appliances. After the successful roll-out of TransLution™ Software in the Residential Appliances segment of the business, Middleby elected to implement TransLution™ to manage the spare parts for these appliances. The Middleby parts department ships approximately 250 sales orders per day, in a warehouse with about 20 000 bins containing 15 000 parts – each with a unique item code. With so many codes and such a large warehouse to manage, the goal of the project was to not only track items, but also to optimize labor usage among warehouse staff. TransLution™ was the ideal system for the project.

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CASE STUDY: Scanning and Tracking Proof of Delivery Documents at Academy Brushware

Academy Brushware worked with TransLution South  Africa to implement a system for scanning and tracking proof of delivery documents in SYSPRO

TransLution works with companies from many different industries to automate and improve a variety of warehousing and manufacturing processes. Academy Brushware, a large South African manufacturer and distributor of painting hardware and brooms, has previously implemented TransLution™ Software barcode scanning and automation across many parts of their warehouse, including stock take, checking and scanning to cages. One of their newer and unique requirements for their TransLution™ System was the ability to scan and track their proof of delivery documents within SYSPRO.

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TransLution V5.4 Release Notes

What’s New in TransLution V5.4 – Release Date 16 Sep 2019. The biggest features of this release are focussed around simplifying the setup for implementers and changing ERP communications to Syspro to make the software more scalable. We have combined Site and User Maintenance into a single EazySetup application and have at the same time added the maintenance of Syspro operators to that application.

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Actom (Pty) Ltd is the largest electro-mechanical manufacturer and solution provider in Africa. Boasting a unique combination of manufacturing, services, repairs, maintenance, projects and distribution throughout Southern Africa, one does not need to look far to see one of their 38 outlets.

With such a large footprint in Africa it is critical to continuously control and observe inventory levels timeously and without wasting resources. This was the task set for Translution™ Software for Actom’s stock take and cycle count processes.

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Rheem SA Goes Live with TransLution™ Software

Rheem SA, South Africa’s largest 100% black owned industrial packaging manufacturer, has gone live with TransLution™ Software at their Vanderbijlpark facility. This site specializes in the de-coiling and cutting of steel coils.

During receiving, TransLution™ is used to print unique labels in order to track the coils. These labels are applied to coils as they arrive on site and the receipt is posted to SYSPRO to create a Goods Received Note. The coil number is also posted to SYSPRO for tracking purposes.

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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.

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Release of TransLution™ V5.3

We are pleased to announce the release of TransLution™ V5.3.

New features in this release primarily relate to Android devices. Specifically, we have now included the ability to take photos and capture user signatures. We have also added input types such as date and time pickers as well as password text boxes to Android. Details of all of the new features can be found in the release notes.

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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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Dolomite Franchi Italy Implements Translution™ Software To Reorganize Finished Goods Receipting And Improve Sales Order Fulfillment

Dolomite Franchi, an Italy-based dolomite refractory products manufacturer, chose to implement TransLution™ Software in order to reorganize finished goods receipting and improve sales order fulfillment.

Within the first four weeks of using Translution™ Software, 9000 pallets had been produced and more than 7000 pallets were shipped to happy customers.

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G.Fox utilises TransLution™ Software for Stock Checking

G.Fox, a premier supplier of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), cleaning chemicals, paper products, and industrial consumable supplies, has implemented TransLution™ Software to check the organisation’s physical stock against the SYSPRO inventory picture.

In this initial implementation, the G.Fox user scans a barcode which is stored in a custom field in SYSPRO and uses that information to retrieve the Stock Code. TransLution™ then responds by showing the Stock Code on the screen. This code is also found on the item label, allowing the user to alert a supervisor if there is a mismatch. If the inventory item has not been received into SYSPRO, the user is able to see that from the error that is displayed.

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