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News

Development team stengthened

We have just appointed Dave Featley as Applications Programmer. The intention is for Dave to shoulder some of Dominic's support and general programming workload thus freeing up time for Dominic to invest in bigger projects.  

DK Packaging Group select Abaca to support their rapid growth

DK Packaging based in Rugby, have selected us to provide a complete packaging system including the RF3000 bar coded stock control and the ePack3000 ecommerce shop. DK Packaging’s Managing Director Mark Lewis notes “Abaca was by far the most important item on our shopping list of investments. Abaca will integrate our distribution, manufacturing and e-commerce offering. It will be the heart of our business”.

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Customer rebates added to estimating system

We have responded to recent requests to have Customer rebates in the system. You can now set a customer rebate percentage and see the true net profit in estimating. As part of the work to introduce the rebates, the costing screens have been given an overhaul with more flexibility now to view and input custom margin calculations from a library built up over the years. These changes will be rolled out during April.

Abaca launch new SPA Dashboard application

Abaca have been working closely with the UK Sheet Plant Association to produce a management tool to monitor company performance. This is a web based application that can be viewed on any device that is capable of internet browsing such as a pc, smart phone or iPad.

Reedbut Group move to new B2B interface for inter company trading

The Reedbut group comprises of 4 companies who all intertrade with each other. To minimise processing they have all installed the new B2B interface.

New Abaca to Abaca business to business interface launched.

Newly Installed at Seyfert in Cape Town the interface sends sheet orders to Mpact. The interface advises Seyfert of any items where Mpact change the price or delivery date details. Mpact delivery bar coded sheet which Seyfert scan into their system and finally Mpact send electronic invoices which Seyfert import removing the need for them to be manually processed.

Automated macro enabled Excel reporting

Recently launched is our new Excel automated reporting facility. This enables the end users to rework our standard Excel reports and have them delivered in their required format simply by specifying their preferences once. The reports are then delivered in the required format until the user specifies a change.

New Credit Control system launched

Scheduled for launch this month,a new Abaca credit control module is a rule based program where actions are triggered based on the rules that are set up at company level. We stongly advise all customers to implement this new system which has had excellent reviews to date in terms of better debt control and time savings. Click here for more.

South African Seyfert implements Abaca

Clearly we’re on a roll in Africa…with Seyfert installing the Abaca business system in their Cape Town sheet plant in November 2011.

“Seyfert are a huge sheet plant with a wonderfully complex work mix – we’re chuffed to bits to have them on board” says Abaca’s Sales Director Graham Dickinson. 

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South African Prima Box goes live with Abaca

We’re delighted that another African box plant went live with our business system in July 2011; based in Cape Town, South Africa – Prima Box is an excellent integrated box plant.