Success Stories

BizzTrax- ERP/SCM/POS Software successfully deployed at AFN Enterprises

AFN Enterprises is considered one of the most reputable organizations in commodity Food Items of Pakistan. They are touching the highest trajectory of Export across the globe, having been exporting 2.5 million Tons of Rice on Yearly basis in Middle East & European Countries, along with a long list of famous Restaurants, Pakwan houses & Biryani makers in the local sector.

AFN Enterprises being one of the largest growing commodity exporters needed to replace their aging legacy system with a modern Enterprise Resource Planning solution that could control all the functions and help grow the company, as well as provide management essential information at the tap of a button. In view of above circumstances, the problems they continued to face were;

  • Inadequate IT (Software) infrastructure
  • Legacy systems hampered the synchronization of their operations
  • Lack of business function interactivity and interoperability
  • Lack of clear window into financial, Inventory, Procurement and Sales operations

This is what their Manager Accounts and Finance, Mr. Abdul Basit Amin had to say "I would like to thank the BizzTrax team at EfroTech for rescuing us from the disaster we were headed for due to major issues with in-house developed software we had been maintaining.

Over a period of 3 years, not only had we incurred a greater cost in terms of payroll of the human resource involved in the development, we had also done, undone and re-done numerous activities to run the incomplete system our development team had handed to us. Friction between developers and internal customers, unrealistic expectations and commitments, lack of domain expertise of developers and above all inadequate testing of the system led us from one disaster to another..."

“BizzTrax” a single, cloud-ready, end-to-end solution that incorporates a number of business critical functions including Finance, Sales, Distribution, Inventory, Manufacturing and Cost management capabilities. BizzTrax is a Web-Based Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Supply Chain Management (SCM) Software for Services, Distributions, Manufacturing & Retail Industries. BizzTrax is available as “on-Premise” and “on-Cloud” versions.

AFN Enterprises is now growing faster than ever and successful implementation of BizzTrax has led them to dramatic improvements.

Mr. Abdul Basit Amin had to add "...BizzTrax offered us was a robust, scalable solution that has been tested in multiple industries over nearly a decade and harbors business' best practices and input from industry veterans. A support infrastructure backed by a highly competent technical team and above all, a solution that was ready to use..."

To find out how BizzTrax can help your company streamlining business processes, visit our website at http://www.BizzTrax.com/

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10Pearls and National Geographic Release the New GeoBee Challenge App

The GeoBee Challenge app lets users see if they have what it takes to be the next National Geographic Bee Champion! 10Pearls partnered closely with National Geographic to enhance the overall user experience making the educational mobile app fun and entertaining.

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In partnership with National Geographic, 10Pearls is proud to announce the release of the new, and improved, GeoBee Challenge App. Now available for iPad and iPhone in the Apple App Store.

Each year thousands of schools in the United States participate in the National Geographic Bee using materials prepared by the National Geographic Society. The competition is designed to encourage geography in the classroom, ignite student interest in the world around them, and increase public awareness about geography. Schools with students in grades four through eight are eligible for this entertaining and challenging test of geographic knowledge.

The GeoBee Challenge app lets users see if they have what it takes to be the next National Geographic Bee Champion! Users are able to explore the world while testing their smarts navigating through beautiful National Geographic provided maps and images.

"National Geographic's apps are enjoyed by millions of people around the world every day, and we need to make sure both the design and content meet our standards of excellence and quality. 10Pearls' work on the updated GeoBee Challenge app has breathed much-needed life into the game, redesigning some key elements to keep it in line with our and Apple's stringent requirements, and ensuring the GeoBee Challenge app has a solid foundation and can provide users with exciting geography quizzes for years to come," commented Jess Elder, Senior Product Manager, Digital Products, National Geographic.

The GeoBee Challenge App features include:

▪    Multiple Choice Rounds: Answers come from a library of more than 1,300 National Geographic Bee questions.
▪    Map Challenge Rounds: Ability to Zoom, pinch, and tap one's way to find spots on an interactive map from a catalog of 1,000+ locations.
▪    Bonus Rounds: Includes compelling National Geographic photographs where users locate what's in the photo on the interactive map...only that the App does not tell you where the photo was taken or what is in the picture!

About National Geographic
The National Geographic Society is one of the world’s largest nonprofit scientific and educational organizations. Founded in 1888 to “increase and diffuse geographic knowledge,” the Society works to inspire people to care about the planet. National Geographic reflects the world through its magazines, television programs, films, music and radio, books, DVDs, maps, school publishing programs, exhibitions, live events, travel programs, interactive media and merchandise. National Geographic magazine, the Society’s official journal published in English and 37 local-language editions, is read by more than 60 million people each month. The National Geographic Channel reaches 440 million households in 171 countries in 38 languages. National Geographic Digital Media receives more than 25 million visitors a month. National Geographic has funded more than 10,000 scientific research, conservation and exploration projects and supports an education program promoting geography literacy.

For more information, visit National Geographic or contact Kelsey Flora at (202) 823-80kflora(at)ngs(dot)org.

Caledonian Bank Taps i2c for Debit Card Processing

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – Mar.24, 2014 – i2c, Inc., a provider of payment processing and emerging commerce solutions, today announced that Caledonian Bank Ltd., a division of Caledonian Global Financial Services Inc., is leveraging its global platform for next-generation card processing.

Founded in 1970, Caledonian provides high net worth individuals and corporations around the world with a full range of financial services, including banking, brokerage, wealth management and asset protection services. It was named Best Private Bank in 2013 by World Finance and Best Offshore Bank by Global Financial Review.

“Caledonian is guided by a set of core values – Integrity, Excellence and Leadership – which factored into our choice of payment processor. We chose i2c because they will be a partner in helping us uphold these values,” said Elljanna Dixon, Client Services Manager. “i2c's next-generation processing capabilities allow us to offer better features to our high-end client base, such as mobile apps, text alerts and more powerful cardholder websites.”

“Caledonian's discerning clientele rely on them to provide banking and financial services solutions of the highest quality. This means that their service delivery and product offerings need to be top notch,” said Miguel Cintron, vice president, Business Development, at i2c. “i2c's track record of 99.99% availability and robust processing capabilities will enable Caledonian to deliver the superior experience their clients expect.”

Caledonian is based in the Cayman Islands, with offices in Canada and the British Virgin Islands. i2c processes over $1.5 billion annually in the Latin America & Caribbean region.

 

i2c to Showcase Processing Solutions for Next Generation Commerce at the All Payments Expo

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – Feb. 25, 2014 – i2c, a Silicon Valley-based provider of prepaid processing and emerging commerce solutions, will be in Las Vegas, Nevada from March 3-5 at the All Payments Expo (APEX) to showcase its next generation processing solutions and speak about the mobile customer life cycle.

The i2c processing platform helps organizations quickly launch and optimize financial products that keep pace with rapidly evolving consumer demands. “The act of paying for something has converged with information, data intelligence and mobile, creating new opportunities for financial institutions and brands to interact with their customers,” said i2c Chief Executive Officer, Amir Wain. “However, many organizations have been unable to benefit from this convergence due to confining processing technology. i2c has built the processing solution for the next generation of commerce by combining data science and innovation with availability, scalability and security. “

i2c will be highlighting the unique flexibility of its context-aware platform, which is driven by user defined parameters and business rules. The platform's issuer processing capabilities allow organizations to conceive and configure memorable user experiences which may be triggered by internal or external data events. By supporting integration with a number of external data feeds, the platform makes customer interactions more timely and relevant. The loyalty, marketing and mobile capabilities built into the i2c platform help organizations attract, engage and retain profitable customers.

Effective utilization of mobile technology to improve the customer experience and facilitate more profitable consumer behaviors is a key focus of organizations as they adjust to the new age of commerce. Jim Ackerson, senior vice president of Global Sales at i2c, will speak to this topic in the panel discussion “The Mobile Customer Life Cycle: From Acquisition to Transaction Completion” on Tuesday, March 4 at 11:30 a.m. PST. Following the panel discussion, attendees can visit the i2c booth in the exhibit hall to see the latest mobile tools that influence customer activation, engagement and retention.

i2c Provides Prepaid Processing Services to CardFlex Japan

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – January 15, 2014 – i2c, Inc., a global provider of cloud prepaid processing and emerging commerce solutions, today announced that it is partnering with CardFlex Japan , a wholly owned subsidiary of Tay Two Corporation (TYO: 7610) and licensee of CardFlex, Inc., and Shinsei Bank to launch a new prepaid card in Japan. The card will bear the brand of Tay Two Corporation, a leading Japanese retailer of games, videos, music and books with more than 100 retail locations across the country. i2c will serve as prepaid processor, CardFlex Japan as program manager and Shinsei Bank, working closely with its holding company APLUS Co., Ltd., as BIN sponsor for the program.

The Tay Two Visa prepaid card will provide Japanese consumers with a new payment option that combines the flexibility of cash with the convenience of card payments. Consumers will be able to load money onto the cards online and via mobile app and make payments online or in person anywhere Visa debit cards are accepted.

"We are thrilled to bring the convenience, reliability and flexibility of prepaid payments to consumers
across Japan with the launch of the Tay Two card," says Kaoru Arai, chief executive officer, of CardFlex Japan. "As more Japanese consumers demand cashless payment options, we expect the opportunity for prepaid in Japan to grow dramatically. CardFlex Japan's 'Bin Sponsorship-Program Manager' model is ideally suited to bringing these essential products to market in Japan, and we look forward to working in collaboration with our partners to achieve this. Our partnership with i2c will provide the innovative technology and platform stability we need to execute our prepaid strategy."

Stephan Koukis, senior vice president, Business Advisory Group, at i2c, commented, "We believe there are tremendous opportunities to bring the value of prepaid to both consumers and organizations in Japan and across the wider Asia Pacific region. We are excited to expand our presence in the region by providing the processing technology to enable the Tay Two card. CardFlex Japan brings a turnkey prepaid solution to the Japanese market and we are eager to work with them to launch additional programs in the country."

The companies plan to roll out additional prepaid card and gift card programs for the Japanese market
over the coming years.