Supplier solutions and supply chain solutions for B2B

Project Description

Achilles are one of the leading providers of supply chain solutions in the UK with clients including well-known national and multi-national corporations. The Achilles B2B platform collates data about potential suppliers for their clients to find and choose the most appropriate partners to work with.

Client: Achilles

Year: 2011

Timeframe: 5 months

Main Service: Microsoft .NET Software Development

Extra Service: Microsoft SQL Server Development, Software Consultancy

Development of ASP.NET 4.0 intranet/extranet system to maintain buyer/supplier relationships, including generating and managing online supplier questionnaires in an Agile/Scrum environment using TFS for managing source code, bugs and tasks. Web and desktop applications were built using C#, MVC, WPF/XAML, XHTML, CSS, AjaxControlToolkit, JQuery and SQL Server 2008.

As a fast-growing business, Achilles needed to be able to quickly add new features and accommodate customer requirements. As such, they needed software development resources that could hit the ground running and deliver results from day one.

We worked with the in-house development team at Achilles to deliver critical functionality in order to secure a contract with one of their largest multi-national customers.

  • ASP.NET and C# web application development.
  • Microsoft SQL Server database development with T-SQL.
  • Supplier/customer matching software implementation.
  • Dynamic questionnaire functionality built for customers.
  • Working against tight deadlines for customer go-live.


What we were hired for

Assist in-house .NET development team to deliver new features to their proprietary system against very tight deadlines.