Channel Distribution Management System


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Channel Distribution Management System (CDMS) is an exhaustive Workflow management system to manage operations for Channel Distribution. Component modules include sections to take care of Inventory, Logistics, Distributor & Operator Management.

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Channel Distribution Management System

  1. 1. By S y m p h o n y Technoventures Pvt. Ltd.
  2. 2. CDMS A Brief <ul><li>C hannel D istribution M anagement S ystem (CDMS) is an e xhaustive, centralized and workflow - based management system to manage operations for channel distribution. </li></ul><ul><li>Component Modules include: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Distributor - Operator Management, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IRD Inventory & Logistics, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Operator Schemes, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Channel activations, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hierarchical Reports etc </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. CDMS Workflow <ul><li>Operator Management </li></ul><ul><li>Stock Management </li></ul><ul><li>IRD Logistics </li></ul><ul><li>Channel Control </li></ul><ul><li>Scheme Management </li></ul><ul><li>Reports </li></ul>
  4. 4. CDMS Operator Management <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> Masters </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Creation of Distributors. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Work - flow based creation of operators based on approvals. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Assigning Schemes & Monthly Fees. </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. CDMS Stock Management <ul><li>IRD transfers to </li></ul><ul><li>C / F Agents </li></ul><ul><li>Repair Recovery from Repair center </li></ul><ul><li>Distributors </li></ul><ul><li>Temporary Recovery </li></ul><ul><li>Operators </li></ul><ul><li>Permanent Recovery </li></ul><ul><li>Replacement </li></ul><ul><li>Ground Transfer </li></ul>
  6. 6. CDMS IRD Management <ul><ul><li>Dispatch Advice, Challan & GRN Section. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IRD Assignment Module. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Issue of Repaired Boxes. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Activation of IRD’s. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>De-Activation or Re-Activation of IRD’s. </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. CDMS Reports <ul><li> Various Reports like: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Stock Reports for Distributors. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stock Reports for Head Office. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Operator Master Report. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Inventory Tracking. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pending GRN. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pending Transaction Report. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Transaction Status Report, etc. </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. CDMS Operations <ul><li>Activation, Deactivation & Reactivation of Channels </li></ul><ul><li>Scheme Management of Operators. </li></ul><ul><li>Upgrade/Downgrade of Monthly Fees. </li></ul>
  9. 9. CDMS Screenshots (Operator Creation)
  10. 10. CDMS Screenshots (Profile Modification)
  11. 11. CDMS Screenshots (Fresh Assignment)
  12. 12. CDMS Screenshots (Transfer)
  13. 13. CDMS Screenshots (Scheme Change)
  14. 14. CDMS Screenshots (Receipt Creation)
  15. 15. CDMS Screenshots (Upgrade/Downgrade)
  16. 16. CDMS Screenshots (Deactivation)
  17. 17. CDMS Screenshots (Re-activation)
  18. 18. CDMS Security <ul><li>Multi-Tier Access </li></ul><ul><li>Session Management </li></ul><ul><li>Password Lock Policy </li></ul><ul><li>Access Logs </li></ul><ul><li>Login Trail </li></ul><ul><li>Linux Server </li></ul><ul><li>Pre-configured Firewall on the Server </li></ul><ul><li>HTTPS- capable for 128-bit Encryption if signed up by Certificate Providers like Verisign, Godaddy etc </li></ul>
  19. 19. CDMS Software Framework & Benefits <ul><li>CDMS based on Lamp Platform </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Operating System : Linux </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Web Server : Apache </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Database : MySQL </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Programming Language: Perl, HTML, Jscript, Bash </li></ul></ul><ul><li>This Platform reduces the Implementation & Maintenance Cost Upto 80% as compared to other Platforms </li></ul><ul><li>Advantages </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Linux is the fastest-growing server operating system today </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Apache is the Most Widely used Web Server </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MySQL is one of the most stable, scalable and widely used databases. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Perl is one of the fastest and best system-level and CGI-scripting languages available </li></ul></ul>
  20. 20. CDMS Software Framework Benefits <ul><li>Main Components are GNU-license based, hence zero-cost to use it . </li></ul><ul><li>Web-enabled for Anytime, Anywhere access. </li></ul><ul><li>LAMP platform is very stable and efficient on hardware-usage . Hence Hardware Requirements aren’t extravagant compared to similar systems. </li></ul><ul><li>Cross Compatibility across platforms. </li></ul><ul><li>Linux remains unaffected by Virus. </li></ul><ul><li>Linux platforms have least downtime recorded by various surveys. Stable enough to run 24x7 operations. </li></ul>
  21. 21. <ul><li>Contains a pre-configured firewall thus providing another tier of protection from Hacking and Attacks. </li></ul><ul><li>Gives us immediate ROI based on reduced ongoing maintenance, support, manpower, Administrative costs, upgradation costs. </li></ul><ul><li>Scalable to handle Multi-location Operations. </li></ul><ul><li>Provision to be integrated with SMS & Mailing Applications. </li></ul><ul><li>Provision for multi-server Data Replication for enhanced redundancy. </li></ul><ul><li>Upgradeable to incorporate Newer Technologies. </li></ul>CDMS Software Framework Benefits
  22. 22. <ul><li>Supports Multiple Concurrent Users. </li></ul><ul><li>Less Bugs : Is Less prone to crashing and creating technical problems due to client-side software or hardware conflicts with other existing applications, protocols or internal custom software's. </li></ul><ul><li>Being web-based, it does not require the distribution, technical support and know-how compared to traditional software's. </li></ul><ul><li>Higher Data Safety as all the data resides centrally on one-server. </li></ul>CDMS Web - Enviorn Benefits
  23. 23. <ul><li>Operations are Consolidated & Centralized </li></ul><ul><li>Key Operations can work on single platform on the universal and standardized access interface. </li></ul><ul><li>Staff can securely access applications and data from remote offices. </li></ul><ul><li>Reduced complexity of all IT Systems, thus simplifying Scalability, upgrades and management. </li></ul><ul><li>Overall the client experiences a very stable environment; lower system maintenance costs; increased productivity; more efficient business practices. </li></ul>CDMS Accrued Benefits
  24. 24. Symphony Technoventures Pvt. Ltd. A-104, Rizvi House, Hill Road, Bandra (West) Mumbai 400 050 [email_address] Tel. : +91-22-65121814 Fax : +91-22-26430634 Mobile: 9820370923