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Inventory Management System for retail giant

 
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Client

The customer is a retail giant based out of UK, whose primary domain of service is listing all affiliate businesses and products.

Executive Summary

The client needed a single inventory management application to manage the movement of finished products for more than 26 depots around the country.

Technology

  • ASP.NET,
  • VB.NET,
  • MS SQL Server 2000
  • DTS Package

Solution

  • Developed a framework which would ensure that there is a centralized server which would have the status of all the branches.
  • To ensure seamless transfer of data a failover mechanism was built.
  • Open ended system architecture for accommodating constant changes.
  • Home grown agile development methodology implemented.

Challenges

  • Modernization from a legacy system.
  • Eliminating single point of failure with limited infrastructure at certain depots.
  • Constant requirement changes.
  • Time crunch.

Business Impacts

  • One stop for picking products and managing them across depots.
  • Entire supply chain is made robust and manageable.