Wilec streamlines its warehouse management with TransLution software
02 Oct 2015 – City Deep, Johannesburg
Maintaining stock accuracy, correct picking, dispatch and on time delivery are daily challenges in the warehouse and storage environments dealing with high volumes. For Johannesburg-based manufacturer, Wilec, operations are more streamlined and are yielding faster picking and accurate orders being dispatched every day, as a result of a new automated warehouse management system in place.
Wilecis a leading manufacturer and supplier of input materials to the electrical motor, transformer repair and manufacturing industries. The head office and main distribution centre is based in City Deep with further stocking distribution centres in Durban, Cape Town, Pietermaritzburg and Middelburg. The conductor manufacturing facility is located in Olifantsfontein, Gauteng.
Wilec is constantly expanding and upgrading its product range to meet the challenges of a dynamic market. With over 6000 products on offer, well-organized warehouse management is essential to maintainingservice excellence. Stock accuracy as well as efficient picking and dispatch are crucial to ensure the right product is delivered to the customer, on time.
“Stronger controls were needed when handling copper products. We wanted improved control over inventory, dispatching and work in progress,” says Varshan Mahabel, SYSPRO Administrator at Wilec. This is wherethewarehouse management system, TransLution, was deployed to assist.
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