Our USA based client manufactures cubical curtains for the healthcare industry. They were facing problems for tracking and managing quotes, cost estimation and determining BOM. They wanted a web application that could be accessed by their distributors so that the specification entered by them was directly available to manufacturers. The key objective was to develop a small, light and portable application that smoothen their process.
Key challenges were:
- Convert the Photoshop design file into Silverlight XAML design with an animation
- Graphical representation of Curtains as per the curtain shape selection
TatvaSoft developed a web based applications on Microsoft Silverlight platform with following core features:
- Administration: This module takes care of master data like users, distributors, tiers, default values, etc.
- Distributor This module manages following activities:
- Manage Users: It facilitates distributors to create and manage users on their premise.
- Manage Sales Distributors: A distributor can select a sales person who makes sure that the distributor will get their material/product as per their quotation.
- Quote Management:
- A distributor can generate and manage its customers' profiles
- Track the specification of curtains per room
- Estimate cost per room and total
- Generate quotation and BOM
- Based on given specification of curtains and required hardware, a graphical representation of rails is created having information like Track type, Room and total quantity.
- My Account: It helps users to manage their own login credential and profile details.
- Reports: It provides reports on sale cost, trace materials on high demand, etc.
- Sales: A sales person can see curtain and room cost per customer as well as can manage credentials and profile details of his account.
Bill of Material Generator application offers following benefits.
- Curtains and hardware specs management for individual room and customers will become easy
- Cost estimation is done automatically based on provided quote. Hence, it reduces efforts for complex calculations and saves time.
- Generation of BOM will become easy and error free.
- It will help to estimate stoke/production of required hardware.
- Programming Language: C#
- Database: Microsoft SQL Server 2008
- Framework: Microsoft .Net Framework 4.0
- Development Tool: Visual Studio 2010, Silverlight 4.0
- Reporting tool: Crystal Report
- Other Tool: Microsoft Expression Blend 4.0