Case Study: Weighbridge Management Solution implemented at Cemblocks

Cemblocks is a bricks and paving manufacturer situated in Rustenburg. Established in 1981, they have expanded to four manufacturing plants and is executing +- 2000 deliveries per month. Their product range includes Maxi Blocks, Stock Bricks, Satin/Rock Face, 50mm bevel paving, 60 or 80mm interlocking paving and various sand/stone blends.

Weighbridge solution for manufacturing
  • Problem
  • Return on Investment

Cemblocks business process is segregated between a weighbridge system, accounting system and a separate online ERP system. The core purchase and sales order information is managed using Pastel, the vehicles, delivery schedules and tracking is managed in ZOHO, with an un-integrated weighbridge system used to track the inbound & outbound shipments.

Core requirements of the system include:

  • Integrating Pastel, ZOHO & WBX into an integrated solution with data sharing between the three systems
  • Introducing RFID technology to improve the weighbridge throughput and reduce data capture errors
  • Increased efficiency at the weighbridge operations
  • Centralized reporting
  • Integrated weighbridge management system that ensures real-time data sharing between Pastel, ZOHO & WBX
  • Integration Middleware that orchestrates the communication between the three systems
  • Tighter control and improved accuracy of scheduled deliveries (ZOHO) and actual deliveries managed via WB
  • Utilizing assisting technologies such as RFID readers to validate expected vehicles versus actual vehicles used for deliveries

Solution & Services

  • Solution: Weighbridge Management Solution
  • Services: Consulting, Software Development, Support and Maintenance

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