Bromleywear clothing Ltd has been manufacturing
school uniforms since 1966, during which
time the Auckland-based company has
seen the New Zealand apparel industry
transformed by the introduction of new
In today’s highly competitive
market, companies can’t afford
not to have a reliable software system
in place”, says Bromleywear Clothing
accounts manager, Gill Reid.
The company installed the manufacturing
module of the FABRIX software system
in 1996, which was developed and written,
by Wellington-based company DDNC Ltd,
to suit the needs of the local apparel
While Reid admits that the company isn’t
utilising FABRIX to its full potential,
the software system is nevertheless
given a vigorous workout in managing
Bromleywear Clothing’s sales,
purchases and stock ledgers; all of
which were previously done by hand.
Reid is now very pleased to report hat
the company’s accounting and stock
balances are available to her at the
mere touch of a button.
With the company manufacturing for retailers
and schools throughout New Zealand,
it’s vital for the make-to-order
business that its fabric and component
stock levels are carefully monitored
to ensure fast turnaround and delivery
of product to its customers.
Reid says that FABRIX was fully operational
within a week of being installed, requiring
only the sales, purchases and stock
data to be inputted.
With Bromleywear clothing looking to
upgrade its software system in the near
future, Reid says: “We’ll
definitely stick with DDNC – they
suit our needs very well”.