ERP system for logistical operations automation
We aimed to build from scratch ERP system for the logistic company to digitize the company business processes, set up single workflow, and provide a user-friendly interface for loading and transfer management.
We had the following business tasks:
- Lower the company’s operational costs by the software solution.
- Add transparency to the company workflow.
- Optimize sales by simplifying the search for equipment on the company stock database.
- Keep all request participant notified about the request estimation, status, and changes.
- Create a system to solve the company’s logistics issues.
The most important technical tasks were:
- Create a solution for logistics issues such as:
- Optimization of equipment transfer among sales outlets
- Truckload management
- Roat management according to equipment stock, request location, transfer costs.
- Create a system with role differentiation
- Automate the company business process
- Integrate system with John Deere database
- Create a mobile app for QR-code recognition
- Mobile app integration with external device (barcode scanner)
- iOS: Swift 4, CoreData, Auto Layout
- Front-end: Angular, Sass, Typescript, Angular Material, RxJS
- Backend: PHP 7, Symfony 3, MySQL 5.6, Docker, Swagger 2.0, REST
- 1 PM/QA
- 1 BA
- 1 designer
- 1 frontend developer
- 2 backend developers
- 1 iOS developer
Introduce role differentiation
External device integration
The app involves the following features
- Add divers criteria and tabs as to simplify search
- Display specific criteria for different roles
Transfer request management
- Standardize a transfer request from
- Create a user-friendly interface to be understandable for each user
- Notification of all transfer request participants about the TR status
- Easy navigation among current request for Coordination managers
- Roating according to equipment stock, request location, transfer costs
- Define many units will be transferred according to units size and truck carrying capacities
- Provide statistics and analytics on the company’s logistics activities
We’ve developed a complicated system, which provides its users with user-friendly interface and rich functionality to fulfill their everyday tasks and handle issues which arise while operations. The solution helps to manage operation and costs giving the company’s managers with reports and statistics on activities that happen in the company. We’ve got a useful experience in applying skills and new technologies to deliver the best product which fulfills all the client's requirements. For the future, we plan to deliver a mobile app for sales personnel and expand the current functionality of web-interface and mobile app for drivers according to the client needs.
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