"Dealer Locator" online application was developed to create a search engine for the company's site in the context of products and seller companys. Using the "Dealer Locator", site visitors can find the nearest company's sales point and contact information of this point.
"Dealer Locator" online application consists of the next sections:
- Dealer companies - this section provides information on the dealer companies and their sales points,that cooperates with the company. Every dealer company can register at the portal and place information on its sales points, afforded production and make a request to publish data on the public web site.
- Applications for publication - this section display all the applications for publication from dealers, which the administrator can return to clarify or publish on the public web site.
- Classifiers - in this section the system administrator can update information about classifiers, used for structuring products and other data on sales points. For example, the list of the additional services, possible payment methods, availability of parking.
The application provides the next role for the company's employees: "Dealer Locator Administrator".
"Dealer Locator Administrator" role functionality:
- Adding the dealers' sales points.
- Publication of sales points' data.
- Editing system classifier.
- Getting notification by e-mail after the application for publication the data on sales points.
- Users' accounts management in the system.
- Setting the user's access rights in the system.
- View the business-operations' journal.
- View the outbox history.
The application provides the next role for the dealer companies' employees: "Dealer Locator Operator"
"Dealer Locator Operator" role functionality:
- Adding company's sales point.
- Editing the sales point's information.
- Getting notifications by e-mail when information on the sales points was published or removed from publication.
The typical difficulty of the dealer companies' addresses support and products sold is their chronic irrelevance. Despite of the small information content, the task on the keeping the dealer companies' Info up to date becomes greatly complicated because of the process asynchrony and involvement in the process a large number of participants.
Purposes of the "Dealer Locator" system implementation:
- To simplify the dealers' information update process.
- To achieve the 100% of the dealers' information relevance on the site.
- To involve the dealers into the official information update process.
As the result of the "Dealer Locator" online application implementation, the company receives the next benefits:
- Implementation of the convenient business-process of the dealers' information update on the sites.
- Significant simplification of the keeping the dealers' information up to date.
- Providing the convenient tool for the quick search of sales point in any city/town for clients.
- The company receives the powerful platform for the further development of the toolkit of interaction between dealers and ultimate consumers of production.