Warehouse Management System
- SQL (T-SQL)
- Korber – Page Editor
- Korber – Advantage Architect
- Team Lead
- Developers/Support Engineers
- Project Manager
- Logistics and Supply Chain
Our client has developed strong customer relationships, facilitating client expansion across Canada and the United States. Their integrated transport and warehousing services provide a convenient one-stop solution for logistics.
Their customers who opt for individual warehousing and transport services benefit from their world-class service and extensive expertise. The company’s origins in the garment shipping sector have honed their proficiency in clean freight logistics, enabling them to serve a diverse range of industries.
A company faced several challenges with their data integration process. They want to more efficient way to upload CSV files for different types of data, including Purchase Orders (PO), Orders, Advanced Shipping Notices (ASN), and Items. Moreover, the absence of an email alert system frequently results in inadequate and untimely communication regarding import successes and failures. These issues have negatively impacted the user experience and have posed obstacles to the efficient tracking and management of inventory.
- Customized CSV File Upload: To provide users with an intuitive and flexible CSV file upload system for various integration types (PO, Order, ASN, Item).
- Enhanced Email Alerts: To improve the email notification system, ensuring clients receive timely and accurate alerts for both successful and failed imports.
Customized CSV File Upload:
To address the CSV file upload challenges, the company implemented the following solutions:
Redesigned the upload interface to make it more user-friendly and intuitive. Provided clear instructions and guidance on the types of CSV files supported.
Validation and Error Handling:
Implemented rigorous data validation to ensure that only correctly formatted CSV files are accepted. When an incorrect format is detected, users receive immediate feedback with specific error messages.
Created separate upload sections for PO, Order, ASN, and Item data, streamlining the process for users and reducing the chance of errors.
Introduced batch processing for CSV files to improve efficiency. Users can submit multiple files simultaneously, and the system processes them sequentially.
Enhanced Email Alerts:
To improve email alerts for import statuses, the following changes were made:
Set up real-time email notifications for successful and failed imports. Clients now receive alerts as soon as the import process is completed.
Detailed Error Reports:
Included detailed error reports in failure notifications, pinpointing the exact issues in the CSV file that caused the failure. This allows clients to address issues promptly.
Provided clients with clear and concise success confirmation emails, along with links to review the imported data.
The implementation of these solutions yielded several positive outcomes for the company:
Improved User Experience:
Users found the new CSV file upload process more user-friendly, reducing errors and saving time. This led to increased satisfaction and higher adoption rates.
Enhanced Data Integrity:
Rigorous validation and error handling significantly improved data quality, reducing data-related issues and errors.
Clients now receive immediate and accurate notifications for import successes and failures, allowing them to take quick actions when necessary.
With better tracking of import items, the company gained improved visibility into inventory levels and accuracy. This, in turn, led to more efficient order management and reduced stockouts or overstock situations.
In conclusion, by customizing the CSV file upload process and enhancing email alerts, the company successfully addressed the challenges related to data integration, resulting in a more efficient and user-friendly system, improved data quality, and better inventory management capabilities. These improvements contributed to an overall enhancement of their supply chain and order fulfilment operations.