Product configurators for manufacturers are specific software tools that lead customers, sales representatives or dealers through a managed purchasing process. It also ensures that the end product meets all applicable laws, rules, and/or technical standards. Configurator designs range from simple question and answer systems that allow individuals to select products to add to a list, to more complex models that take customers through a detailed purchasing process which includes calculations, look-ups and specific pricing information.
Virtual Garage Application
Northwoods developed a custom Build-a-Bay virtual garage application for Equipment Solutions, a division of Snap-on. The Build-a-Bay provides access to product photos and details, allowing users to select Snap-on service facility components and arrange (drag and drop) them on a grid scaled to the size of their work bay. The virtual garage features components arranged and colorized, with a detailed list of the selected items, suggested parts for installation, notes, and Build-a-Bay sales contact information.