Challenge

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

Solution

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 salesperson 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 salesperson can see curtain and room cost per customer as well as can manage credentials and profile details of his account.

Result

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 the 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.

Technology
  • Programming Language : C#
  • Database : Microsoft SQL Server
  • Framework : Microsoft .Net Framework
  • Development Tool : Visual Studio, Silverlight
  • Reporting tool : Crystal Report
  • Other Tool : Microsoft Expression Blend
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