Our Customer

Our Customer is an Australian leading manufacturer & importer, that designs and supplies schools & students with schoolwear and uniforms. The Сompany’s dedication to quality and traditions was widely accepted by students and their parents across the whole country and abroad, what made this manufacturer one of the main school wear suppliers on the market. Our Client’s primary branding company started its journey as school wear distributor in 1946 and strongly occupied its position on the market.

Challenge description

The Customer wanted to create the marketplace with good performance and scalability, taking into account the number of stores the company want to unite in future. Moreover, the Customer wanted to merge its local warehousing and shipping management services, what required to develop the custom solution for this purpose. In order to minimize the required platform development expenses, it was decided to work with Magento as a leading eCommerce system, which allowed to cover almost 80% of requirements the Customer had.

Problem resolution

After two rounds of tenders, Magedia specialists were successfully chosen by the Customer to execute its marketplace development. At the beginning several meetings with the Client were held aiming to understand and analyze all the Customer’s business needs and prepare technical requirements for the project. When the work was completed, Magedia team effectively designed specific user stories to extend Magento platform with the required UI interface (based on the Customer’s previously provided prototypes). Furthermore, specialists developed custom modules for integration with the local services responsible for goods storage management, payments and ordered products shipment. In addition, the Customer requested to organize automatic data import to the Magento platform with at pre-designed procedure of data quality control. And finally, Magedia team has developed the program that allowed to generate certain financial reports on a daily basis.

What outcome the Customer received

Magedia Magento developers met all the Customer’s business needs and demands and implemented all the tasks according to its intended technical requirements.

At present the Client has a large-scale sustainable marketplace that works smoothly and easily to navigate by the customers. Implementation of Magento platform certainly allowed the Customer to ease the selling processes and ensure sales increase in future.

Our Client was absolutely satisfied with the developed Magento 2 marketplace and its custom features and integrations. The Client appreciated team’s competences and skills, which valuably contributed to strengthening the Customer’s position on the market and visible cost-saving improvements at the same time.

Project Details

Platform: Magento Commerce 2.1

Technologies: KnockoutJS, Bootstrap, ReactJS

Tools: Bootstrap, Docker, Memcache, Varnish, Redis, Newrelic, Bamboo, Amazon AWS

Start date: February 2018