A staple in the industrial lighting business for nearly a century, TMS Lighting takes great pride in its quality fixtures. With a focus on constant innovation, the company has provided cutting-edge commercial lighting solutions for numerous public and private spaces such as offices, health clubs, parks, streets, and more. Based out of Brampton, Ontario, TMS Lighting follows through with its commitment to innovation in its manufacturing facility as well, utilizing state-of-the-art equipment to deliver exceptional results.
- Online Product Configurator
- Sequential Part Number Assembly
- Product Development Portal
- Customized Online Quotation
- Project Customization Portal
TMS Lighting handles wholesale lighting projects for various clients, facilitated by agents/vendors who are affiliated with the company. In this B2B form of business operation, the clients approach the agents with their specific request, which is then relayed to the manufacturing facility. To do this effectively, a system was required where the agents can configure the exact specifications of the client with minimal trial and error. Thus, an online product configurator was devised where the agents can change various aspects of a light fixture online such as diameter, illumination, finish, voltage, and more.
Once the customization is complete, it can be saved as a project by the agent. Furthermore, the system also required a variable price range for different clients, depending on their location and the prices of the raw material that are used in making these fixtures. This was made possible with a price-calculating feature. Furthermore, the company needed to provide exclusive configuration access to its agents, which was achieved with a dedicated login for the vendors.
Moreover, once the customization is complete, the system also creates a sequential part number, which makes it easier to keep track of various components and consequently minimizes errors.
Additionally, once a model has been created, the agent was required to show the design and price quotation to the client for approval. Thus, this necessitated a customized online quotation feature that the agent can share with the prospective client through various channels. Once the design, prices, and quantity have been approved, the order is forwarded to TMS Lighting’s manufacturing facility.
Lastly, for prospective clients willing to contact an agent for a new project, the company also required an agent locator feature that will intimate the user about the different locations of vendors across North America, segregated by region.
Thus, TMS Lighting operates a robust B2B system that fulfills the specific requirements of its clients while maintaining excellent quality and customer service.Schedule a consultation
Online Ordering System
- Live inventory updates
- Custom price margins
- Quantity discounts
Development and implementation of these online ordering systems leads to seamless end-to-end order placement that significantly improves the ease of the process. Additionally, the elimination of human involvement in the ordering process reduces staffing costs, eradicates the risk of human errors, and makes the ordering systems available 24/7. Special calculator integration also drastically boosts the speed with which large, complex orders are placed and processed. The automation of this system helps reduce supply chain complexity while allowing multi-stage customizations with ease.
- Real-time product view
- Automatic SKU generation
- Multiple-stage customization
- Quote generation integration
- Custom compatibility filters
Product configuration software is a smart tool that allows your customers to accurately configure products to the smallest detail before ordering them. We design custom product configuration systems to intelligently guide users in a step-by-step process, ending up with their desired product. Product modifications can be visualized in real time, enabling your customers to see the unit as each element or detail is added or deleted. This feature also enables your customers to preview the product before placing an order, giving you confidence that your customers get a positive post-purchase impression and will come to you for more business.
When we build product configurators, we account for compatibility filters and exceptions that apply automatically as your client customizes the product, ensuring incompatible or irrelevant elements are not displayed during configuration. This accounts for your unique assembly process so that your customers can be guided through the product assembly without live agent involvement.
Product configurator can be integrated with a custom quote generator feature so your customers can create a quote and adjust it at any time before placing the order. Once the product is fully configured, the system can automatically generate a unique SKU, ensuring your customer’s order details are secure and error-free and the product your client receives in the end is exactly what they ordered.
- Real-time complex calculations
- Multi-system integration
- Custom price margins
Price calculators with advanced capabilities met unique situations where complicated calculations involving multiple variables were required. The functionality of the calculators varied based on client needs, with features like quantity-based discounts, price margin management, additional options, and real-time updates to the displayed price. These calculator tools were implemented into various client systems including product builders, online ordering systems, and assembly selection. Depending on requirements, additional functionality to set custom price margins was programmed. Additionally, personalized pricing information was displayed to individual users based on order history and other predetermined factors.
Each pricing calculator was designed to meet specific criteria for each client. These custom systems were designed to adapt to the unique needs of each business and its specialized operations, with the ability to adapt to multiple complex variables in real-time. This greatly improved user satisfaction due to immediate results when making item selections or building products online. Designed to be integrated into multiple client systems, these calculators met exact requirements in terms of customizability and functionality. Custom price margins enabled users with administrative access to define parameters such as quantity-based discounts, promotional offers, individual product price margins, and more. This resulted in a more personalized pricing information display for users.
Automated Mailing System
- Custom notifications
- Internal broadcast systems
Automated mailing systems improve the efficiency of communications between clients, customers and employees. Clients could automatically send quotes, promotions and more to individual customers or groups. Scheduling functionality improved organizational capabilities in large customer databases. Custom notifications informed various parties of upcoming events and promotions.
In addition to the mailing systems, internal communications were made more effective through the design of internal broadcast systems which displayed announcements and information company-wide using audiovisual technology. These systems could be used for production management, employee communication and more.
- Automatic PDF generator
- Picture-to-PDF conversion & Searchable PDF
- Generate PDF for product configurator
Modern websites have dynamic pages where the information that is displayed is generated from databases based on input from different systems such as product builders, ordering systems, e-commerce platforms, and more. However, there are situations where this data must be saved or printed. Examples of these situations include invoices, order information, shipping details, inventory data, performance statistics etc. The most common format to save the data in is PDF.
Automatic PDF generators were designed to store this unique information for later reference and put it into a more accessible format for emailing, printouts or backups. In unique situations, scanned images were converted to searchable text in PDF format to facilitate navigation through archives with large quantities of scanned information and documents.
User Accounts and Logins
- Dedicated login spaces
- Allow and prevent access
- Brings multiple systems together
User accounts grant controllable access to specific features within a system. Dedicated login spaces for various user types included multiple specialized features to meet specific requirements. Access control features permitted accounts with administrative access to limit users to specific information and resources within these spaces. Additionally, unique data such as resources, items, products, offers, and dedicated pricing information could be displayed within accounts.
Absolutely thrilled with the web design services provided by Vestra. Our website looks sharp and is easy to navigate. It was assembled in a short period of time, yet it has many features to help visitors find the information they need. Very satisfied!Ilya Kuznetsov
We needed a configuration software. Vestra inet is such a talented team, our sales people used to calculate quotes literally on a napkin. Since these guys came in, now all they have to do is pull out their cellphones. Really professional, very advanced in tech knowledge as well!Yuliia Andrius
Great team and company. We have been working with Vestra Inet for over a decade and everyone is very responsive and professional.C. H.
We work in the metal fabrication industry and Vestra did such a great job fixing our inventory system. Before them, this system brought huge problems to our company, they really saved us lots of time and money!Olga Smagina
I could not compliment Ivan and his team enough - real professionals! We have been working with them on custom internal software - they have been responsive, patient, helpful, dedicated and a pleasure to work with. Looking forward to working with them again.Lisa Iakovleva
Their developers are knowledgeable, professional and supportive. They communicated well all throughout our project and kept me updated regularly through weekly calls. Also, project management was impeccably smooth due to which we had a successful and timely launch.Subramanian Harikumar
Their team is very responsible and friendly, they asked lots of questions to turn our idea into reality. I needed a custom quotation software, and what we liked the most in Vestra Inet team was the ability to understand our needs. It took a month longer, then was initially planned, but this wasn’t a big issue. The end result was exactly what we wanted.Sergei Kozodaiev
Great team, fast and reliable. Highly recommended for your software needs.Alex Sirenko
First started working with Vestra Inet around 6 years ago for the development of our website. Had frustration dealing with other firms prior to Vestra, so was a pleasant surprise the time and effort their team took to understand our vision and to create something that we could manage on our own. They were always up to date on the latest technology and ensured our page was as well. As their services portfolio has grown in the last few years, specifically with ERP development, we will continue to leverage their know how where we can.Curtis Pump
Vestra developed multiple projects for us throughout a number of years. We first started with a small online ordering system and later on they created something different that really surprised us, they added a feature to automate our conventional ovens! Their customer service and support are top notch, always there to assist in any way.dmitri polusmac
Just came off a custom software development project run by Vestra Inet. Extremely happy with the outcome and the way it was handled. Our Nation-wide company is currently using it for forecasting, planning, inventory management, logistics and reporting purposes. Great job, guys, and thanks!Archie Teplitskiy
Great response time. The support is over the top, and the team goes beyond their scope to resolve our issues. A big Thanks to everyone at Vestra for getting our website up due to an issue caused by another party. Cheers!Carlo D
My web Site was done by Vestra Inet, amazing work, beautiful design, grate people to work with, everything was done on time, highly recommend.Igor Kovalchuk
They did such a great job with our website design. Did every detail just they way we envisioned it. Would certainly recommend!Dainis Students
Really impressed with the software development team at Vestra Inet. They were able to fully automate our daily operations - effectively maximizing our productivity. They were able to assess our business needs and integrate them into a customized software solution that was unique to our services. Thanks for your hard work!G Family
Great service, been 3 months since I started doing SEO with Vestra Inet. Steady flow of leads coming in. Very attentive and service oriented crew. Easy to get ahold of. They did however charge me a set up fee.Leo Goglidze
I have only good things to say about the guys and gals at Vestra Inet. I worked with them to design our new site and not only did the final product exceed my expectations, the process of working with them to get there was a pleasure. Ivan was my point of contact and was so easy to work with - always making himself available whether I wanted to drop by in person or have a quick call. We will definitely be working with them again in the future and I would recommend them to anyone looking for web services. Thanks guys!Christopher Nickels