Case Study

ERP For Publishing Industry

Ashtech Digital Concepts helps TechMax Publications to computerize their various departments like billing, finance, marketing, stock maintenance, godowns and their 6+ branches across India for their day-to-day business activities, data analysis and reporting. The system was made web based for easy data sharing and instant availability of any piece of data..

Client say’s :

  • “Mr. Ashish Annachhatre with his team has been a pleasure to work with. They have been very creative, practical and very accommodating in building and maintaining our web solution…”
    Mr. Sachin Shaha (Director – TechMax Publications)

Organization Overview

TechMax Publications, a leading publisher of engineering books headquarter in Pune, India. With main emphasis on publishing books for Computer, IT and E & TC branches as per the university syllabus, they have conquered numero-uno position in various universities in India. Today their books are used like defacto among Engineering and Diploma students.

Business Need

They wanted a platform to computerize their various departments and automate business processes like billing, stocks, expenses, production, vendors’ communication, employee salaries, authors’ royalties, bank book management etc. in an easy to use system for better manageability and quick availability of the information at a click of a button

The Happy Ending

TechMax Publications contacted ADC for their needs and today they have a very user friendly mini-ERP software which handles hundreds of transactions very efficiently every day.

Project Technology & Timeline

Solution Summary

   Industry :

Technical Book Publishing Industry

  Scenario :

TechMax Publications is in the business of publishing engineering & diploma books from past 10+ years. They are the top sellers and most preferred publisher of Computer, IT and E&TC Engineering books in Pune University territory.

  Challenge :

The publishing industry falls under unorganized sector and TechMax Publications was not an exception. They deal with various vendors like paper suppliers, printers, binders, laminators etc. They work with distributors and dealers chain to take the books to the end-users. They have branch offices in 6+ cities in India. In such cases it’s always a tough job to keep track of book stock in any branch, paper stock and availability, customer and supplier billing, managing multiple editions of the books, keeping track of employee salaries etc. Managing all such business processes in on paper was real tough job for them and sometimes ended up in mess. The challenge was to provide them sturdy software solution to computerize their business processes.


  Solution :

Ashtech Digital Concepts built web based mini-ERP solution to computerize their various departments.

  Product :

Mini ERP Software

Approx. Team Size :4-5 developers team
Approx. Time of first deployment :1st Phase completed in 8-months
Approx. Time of final deployment :It’s a continuous development. Several phases have been deployed so far. Software is continuously getting evolved from past 3-years accommodating client’s changes in the requirements.
Technologies & Platform Used :Browser-based software application Windows Platform for Hosting the software Only web browser is required to use the software Developed in ASP.Net + MySQL database