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Zambian food and beverage manufacturer shows faith in ebizframe

About the Client

The client manufactures baby food products and other breakfast items like Icing Sugar, Cereals, Custard Powder, Masala Tea, etc. The client has set up a new plant for manufacturing of carbonated drinks under the its name and the started production in June, 2016. It has local distributors and wholesale customers in Zambia like Shoprite, Pick-n-Pay, etc. The client also exports to many countries like DRC, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Angola and Malawi.

Problems faced before implementing ebizframe

The client was using Sage Pastel for Finance and a locally developed software for Sales which was not integrated with Finance. Most of the core functions like Import, Export, Manufacturing, Warehouse Management, etc. were operating manually and posed difficulty in retrieving accurate information.
The client decided to go with ebizframe ERP as it was having ready solution for the Beverage Industry which was running successfully in its group companies as well for other verticals.

Modules opted by the client

The client automated all the departments of the 3 business units: Baby Foods, Breakfast Products and Carbonated Drinks. Initially they focused on automating the Beverages Units for Sales, Purchase, Inventory, Finance, Production and Production Planning. The other 2 units manufacturing Baby Foods and Breakfast Products were taken up in the next phase of implementation.

Benefits from ebizframe ERP Implementation

Bigtree is looking forward to obtaining the following benefits from the use of ebizframe ERP:

  • Strong security and access rights features
  • Confidential BOM/Recipe of each product
  • Manufacturing based on Weekly Production Plan
  • Material Requirement Planning (MRP)
  • Production Variation Reports
  • Controlling of waste and packing materials
  • Accurate information of Warehouse Material
  • Dispatch based on received order