Business to Consumer (B2C) self service Web sites have proven to be enormously successful for LANSA customers who have truly integrated this new channel with their core business solution. Read how Hotels, Insurance companies, Banks, Stock traders, Book & Music publishers, Fashion & Apparel companies, Schools & Universities, and many more use the Web to reach their customers and serve them better.
- Alfa Aesar
- Allianz Ireland
- American Patriot Getaways
- Argus Group
- Art Frame Direct
- BAS Insurance Services
- BBVA Previsión
- Beacon Insurance
- Bemis Manufacturing Company
- Board of Studies NSW
- Chown Hardware
- College of New Rochelle
- Communauté Urbaine de Dunkerque
- Dean Supply
Actinver (previosuly called Busamex), the first stockbroker in Mexico, provides a real-time stock trading service over the Web. The LANSA based Bursanet Web site offers the lowest handling rate in the industry, guarantees execution in less than 60 seconds and helps to attract new domestic and overseas investors to the Mexican market. Read the Case Study
Alfa Aesar offers a one-stop source with www.alfa.com for people wanting to research or purchase chemicals, metals and other materials. The company and public site are well known to scientists, who rely on the company to supply high purity raw materials for a variety of research projects. The site offers over 22,000 standard catalog products and customized manufacturing of more specialized items.
Allianz Ireland, one of Ireland's largest multi-line general insurance companies, is part of the Allianz Group, Europe's leading global insurer and financial services provider with a turnover of Euro 82.6 billion and 180,000 people in over 70 countries. After the success of www.allianzdirect.ie, with quote & buy sites for car, home and pet insurance, developed by LANSA business partner MDC, Allianz chose LANSA as their strategic Web development tool for B2C and B2B projects. Read the Case Study
American Patriot Getaways (APG), in the tourist region of Tennessee, has implemented a LANSA based property management system with an eCommerce interface. www.patriotgetaways.com allows prospective guests to search for and view properties and make reservations. Property owners can access data on property utilization and any expenses. The solution was developed by tssiglobal.com in two months time.
The Argus Group, the largest local insurance company in Bermuda, has used LANSA to redevelop and integrate its previously separate core systems for group insurance (including health, life and disability), pensions and property. In addition, policy holders have Web access to their policies, claim information and account balances. See IBM Argus Case Study from 2006.
- Treasury System, for the recording of customer payments integrating with non-LANSA systems and credit card gateways.
- International Life policy application, which automates the generation and email distribution of policy statements and payment requests to customers and brokers, again integrating with third party applications.
Art Frame Direct, Inc (http://artframedirect.com/) based in Orlando, Florida in the USA, wholesales antique style decorative accessories, framed art and mirrors, sculpture, lighting and a variety of furniture. The company ships from its distribution centers as well as offering custom manufacturing. Customers include major retailers, art dealers, interior design firms and private-label manufacturers. Art Frame Direct has extended their Windows-based JD Edwards OneWorld ERP system with LANSA Commerce Edition to offer its customers online ordering and inquiry. In addition, Art Frame hosts and process B2C orders for custom ceiling moldings for its wholesale customer Costco. Read the Case Study
BAS Insurance Services Limited (BIS) based in Essex in the U.K., offers specialist insurance, marketing and administrative services. BIS is a market-leader with their AllClear Travel insurance, which provides cover irrespective of age, medical condition or disability. BIS used LANSA to take their AllClear Travel insurance product to the Web and to develop and run nearly 20 branded travel insurance sites for other insurance companies. BIS also used LANSA Commerce Edition to develop and run about 10 member benefit sites. BIS can setup a new site from scratch in three days. Read the Case Study
BBVA Previsión AFP, Bolivia's leading pension fund manager, is part of BBVA, a multinational financial services group headquartered in Spain. BBVA Previsión AFP used Visual LANSA to modernize its core funds administration system and develop Sucursal Virtual, a secure, self-service Web site. The site allows insured members and their employers to view personal information, update enterprise data, obtain copies of account statements, check contributions, declare payroll online and do virtually everything that in the past required a visit to a branch office. In 2015, using LANSA's mobile development tool LongRange, the administration system was extended with mobile access. Providing members and employers with both Web and Mobile access has improved the quality of service and reduced congestion in regional branches. Read the Case Study
Beacon Insurance, headquartered in Port of Spain, Trinidad and with branch offices throughout the southern Caribbean, offers a full range of insurance products and financial services. In 2011 Beacon started using LANSA’s workflow and modernization products to improve and extend its Insure/90 core policy administration system. More recently Beacon was the first Caribbean insurance company to offer its customers mobile and Web access to their portfolio. Both the Mobile App and Web portal are based on LANSA technology and allow policyholders to Access policy information, Renew policies, Submit and track claims, Pay premiums, Get Quotes, Order road side assistance and use an Accident checklist.
Beacon has nearly doubled in size since 2011 with only a slight increase in employee headcount. All of Beacon’s IT projects are handled by LANSA Professional Services. Read the Case Study
Bemis Manufacturing Company, headquartered in Sheboygan Falls, Wisconsin, USA, produces and markets bathroom products, custom plastics, healthcare products and precision parts. At the core of its business are bathroom products and Bemis is the largest toilet seat manufacturer in the world. Bemis used LANSA Commerce Edition to build a B2C solution, called ‘Classic Colors’. The site allows customers to select a toilet seat from a large range of models and colors. Customers can pick a few colors and have them mailed as real paint chips in the actual material of their chosen toilet seat. They can match the paint chips with their bathroom and pick the color they like best, go back online and finalize their order. The solution is expected to decrease the number of returns because of color mismatches. Read the Case Study
The Board of Studies NSW is responsible for the content, distribution and logistics of syllabus materials and high school examinations for NSW, the most populous state in Australia. The Board uses LANSA for the Web for a growing number of its interactions with schools and students. The Web site gives access to over 1.2 million grades and assessments records for over 140,000 students. Read the Case Study
Chown Hardware is the largest family -owned distributor of quality door hardware and plumbing fixtures in the USA. Chown used LANSA for the Web to develop an online product catalog. Read the Case Study
The College of New Rochelle (CNR) in New York USA was founded in 1904 and has seven campuses and over 6,000 students. CNR runs its administration with College Administrative Processing System (CAPS) from LANSA business partner DB Systems Corporation. CAPS is a browser-based ASP solution and gives staff and students easy browser access inside the college and at home. Read the Case Study
COMMON is the AS/400 North American User Group. The organizers have created a Web site to not only better communicate with its members, and promote user group activities, but one can also maintain/renew user group memberships, and register for the conferences online, again with a secure encrypted credit card transaction.
Communauté Urbaine de Dunkerque (CUD) is an urban community association in France. CUD's scope includes housing development, design and building of industrial zones, economic development, construction and maintenance of local schools, water purification, and so on. CUD has developed all its systems with LANSA and provides a LANSA built Web site that offers a diary of community events with multiple search criteria, a for-sale-&-wanted site, local sports results and details of small clubs and associations.
Dean Supply Co., founded in 1950, has established itself as a leading commercial foodservice dealer in the Northeast Ohio region. Dean Supply Co. has extended its cash and carry customer base with www.deansupplyco.com, an online shop that offers over 30,000 restaurant, bar, janitorial and party items. The Commerce Edition built site is fully integrated with CB Software's Distribusmart ERP solution.
DEMCO Inc, a direct marketer of supplies, equipment and furniture to the library and schools market in the U.S. and U.K., uses LANSA for its core operational system and for the online catalog Web sites of several related companies, including www.demco.com and www.gresswell.co.uk. The site is used by consumers and has additional functionality for registered libraries and schools. Read the Case Study
Dunbrooke, a premier manufacturer of quality apparel, offers Dunbrooke.com with online catalogs, order entry, order inquiry and account maintenance to corporate accounts and traditional consumers. The B2B and B2C site replaces a system of phone, fax and mail orders and brings significant efficiencies in time savings and increased accuracy.