Complex business process management software
Jive is a complex business process management software serving a major role in everyday cycles of CamTran – Canada’s leading manufacturer of oil-filled transformers.
2012 – Ongoing
Tomcat, Java, JSP, Postgres Database, React.js
CamTran is a Canadian company (ISO-9001 certified), which specializes in manufacturing various kinds of oil-filled transformers and in their repair & renewal. Since 1982, it secured its position as Canada’s largest company with full-line distribution of oil filled transformers and is a constant marked leader in the fields of product quality, design & innovations. Having 3 locations in Canada, company owns a total surface of over 250,000 square meters of manufacturing space.
In 2012, Gecko Dynamics won a tender for delivery of a custom business process management software to improve CamTran’s business & manufacturing processes. The main part was focused around creating, storing, organizing, searching, viewing, editing, and controlling Standardized Work Instructions. The project was initially treated as a pilot project but was envisioned to grow and implement a larger custom software facilitating optimization of CamTran’s business processes, internally called Jive.
Results of the pilot phase led to maintaining a long terms cooperation, during which Gecko Dynamics has delivered a system than includes:
- Instant access to all projects, KPI’s and critical customer information
- Jobs management including specifications, drawings, time standards and completion checklists
- Project & Issue management with workflow from origination to resolution
- Document management
- Production and financial forecasting Internal audits
- Winding schedule optimization
Jive has been found to be a critical component in optimizing production and operations within the company
Number of human errors on all phases of production process has been decreased
Sales increase – key customers have been impressed with Jive and CamTran’s commitment to innovation, optimization and visibility into production process, which helped in securing multi-million dollar deals
CamTran is constantly undertaking a number of key initiatives following its continuous efforts to improve
its services, including state of the art equipment, robotization and environmental stewardship.
Nevertheless, 5 years after commence of the Jive project it is still #1 on the CamTran’s key initiatives list.
What the client says
From 1 to 5, I would rate them a 6 if I could. They’re amazing. The value they provide is why we’ve worked with them so long. I’m willing to drive down the street in the middle of L.A. when I’m tired to make sure they have a good review.
They were excellent. Timely deliveries and competitive rates combined with exceptional math and technical skills make Gecko Dynamics an ideal partner. They demonstrated a greater understanding of our mission than other companies had shown in the past.
Profitability is up with a recent project achieving a 25% increase in monthly revenue. Added features deepen engagement with existing customers and attract an ever-expanding range of new business. While close relationships are a key asset, they’ve created an informality in need of correcting.
By synchronizing production information across all 3 plants, the database system facilitated substantial company growth, leading to sales doubling over 4 years. Gecko Dynamics familiarized themselves with unique industry challenges to produce a customized solution and become a long-term partner.
Their project management was amazing. They also suggested technical solutions that saved us time & money, which our customers also appreciated. After 9 years of continuous cooperation, I can recommend Gecko as one of the best business partners I’ve ever worked with.
They go the extra mile and provide alternative solutions rather than just going with the flow and accepting what we’ve given them. Expect a communicative partner who can provide design consultation and deliver quality software.
Despite being located in different time zones, the teams collaborated seamlessly through clear, direct communication strategies. Attentive, their willingness to explain technical aspects impressed.
They turned out to be a perfect mixture of attention, knowledge, cost and performance. They also communicated very well and I knew what was going on at every stage of the project.
Their most valuable quality is that they’re true to their work. Along with being transparent about issues, all of the stakeholders are aware of what’s going on and where the money is going.
We appreciated their honesty; they dealt with every issue that came their way. They only made promises they could keep, which allowed us to give our client realistic expectations. Their team provided quality services at a moment’s notice.
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