K3|dataswitch helps Roberts Mart to update thousands of records in hours rather than days
Leeds-based flexible packaging manufacturer Roberts Mart & Co Ltd is installing a new SYSPRO enterprise resource planning (ERP) system to drive efficiency improvements for both sides of its business – Romar, which manufacturers polyethylene film, and Roberts Mart, which converts the film into a wide range of packaging solutions
Through it’s investment in SYSPRO ERP from K3, Roberts Mart & Co. are anticipating a wide range of benefits.
An important feature that is delivering immediate results is the firm’s take up of K3|dataswitch. Simple, easy to install and a low cost utility program, K3|dataswitch is a quick method of updating stock-keeping unit (SKU) information
K3|dataswitch is a quick method of updating stock-keeping unit (SKU) information. K3|dataswitch exports data from SYSPRO ERP into Microsoft Excel spreadsheets and enables users to benefit from easy updating, without having to go into several thousand individual records held in the ERP system.
Claire Fitzsimmons, Customer Services Manager at Roberts Smart said “We manage a very large amount of information in terms of SKU codes for finished goods and raw materials. The Data Import Utility provides a simple, user-friendly method of keeping the information up to date. It allows me to also delete data using the spreadsheets. This provides an immediate update to the records in SYSPRO once it is imported back into the system. Being able to complete the various updates on a spreadsheet in this way is an important time-saving benefit.”
“The Data Import Utility provides a simple, user-friendly method of keeping information up to date”
At a glance
Solution & services
- Removed physical task of updating records
- Live data transferred to ERP which helps planning