SmartLam North America
ERP Tech Star in Manufacturing
SmartLam North America is a major mass timber solutions company that used Zoho Creator to build a customized manufacturing ERP that helps them achieve 90% efficiency in their production process.
Besides the flexibility factor, SmartLam chose Creator because it was a comprehensive, cloud platform that could help them digitize processes at speed, and wasn't expensive compared to the manufacturing systems available on the market.
With Zoho Creator they've achieved cost savings of $250,000 over 2 years, a 90% reduction in errors, 90% increase in productivity, and 10% increase in profits.
"If I were to estimate our benefit, it would be close to a quarter of a million dollars over the last two years. I can tell you that, without Zoho, we would not be where we are today. Now we have over 100 employees, and two recently built state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities of which Zoho is and was integral in our success."
- SmartLam North America
Digital Transformation Star in Food & Beverage
Estate Crush Winery, headquartered in California, makes over 150 wines in an 18,000 sq.ft. facility, running tasting tours, and offering custom batches. To manage more than 350 tons per harvest, many processes need to be tracked and run according to schedules.
Zoho Creator helps Estate Crush manage inventory, lab analysis, work orders, packaging for bottling, TTB/ABC government compliance, weight tags, and much more.
"It's inexpensive, very easy, and the support’s great. You can grow quickly, you can grow as fast as you want, and as big as you can imagine. Zoho Creator’s been just a perfect partner for us."
- Estate Crush
Tech Innovator in Manufacturing
Eco Chimneys is an expert in manufacturing and installing precast reinforced cement concrete (RCC) chimneys. They've been in the business since 2001, and have executed over 1,400+ small-, medium-, and large-scale chimney projects throughout India and overseas.
Initially, they wanted an app for sales management. However, after developing the app on Zoho Creator and using it for a few months, they were able to develop apps for other business requirements that played a role in their day-to-day operations.
Eco Chimneys use Zoho Creator for managing sales, purchase orders, and custom ERP solutions.
"Zoho Creator is one of the very few cost-effective and user-friendly tools available. It helps develop ERPs based on one's understanding of the business, as well as implement it with ease."
- Eco Chimneys
New Coast Trading
Digital Transformation Star in Agriculture Trading
New Coast Trading (NCT) is a digital agricultural trading company that distributes grain from North and South America to retail food outlets and supermarkets throughout the Americas, Asia, the Middle East, and Europe. NCT is one of the few digital agricultural trading companies in the world, and has clients and vendors all over the globe.
In line with the needs of a trading company, NCT has built three major modules using Zoho Creator, for managing logistics, finance and accounts, and documentation. After introducing Creator, NCT saw a 48% increase in revenue, 80% drop in shipping documentation errors, and 50% drop in claims.
"We use the Creator app to manage shipments—where we assign each shipment a number, person responsible, its content, documentation, and a stage. Each shipment shows up as an element in the Kanban report, and it moves between the different stages based on where it is in the process."
- New Coast Trading
Digital Transformation Star in Logistics
Texey SRL is a renowned logistic company in Argentina that works in the very demanding oil and gas production sector.
It was critical to Texey SRL to keep real-time track of the state of their fleet and compliance with the safety requirements of their clients. Irrespective of the location, data needed to reach decision makers without delay. Texey SRL uses Zoho Creator to manage its fleet, inventory, employees, client safety compliance, and more.
"The best part is the speed at which we can move from development to operation for each new application feature. Zoho Creator goes along with us in our evolution and at our pace."
- Texey SRL
Tech Star in Food & Beverage
deSIAM is a premium range of Thai curry pastes, cooking kits, and other processed foods. They use Creator for automating their administrative processes, accounting, export documentation, and more.
They were previously using Excel and Dropbox, as well as Thai language accounting software. They moved first to Zoho Books then Zoho Creator to generate export documents and automate admin and QC database documentation. They're now implementing the automation of orders with Zoho Creator.
"Zoho changed our life!"
- deSiam Thailand
Tech Star in Logistics
America Ship is a logistics company catering to the US, Mexico, and China. Their service is mainly in package shipping and freight forwarding. In the market for tech tools, they realized that no packaged software was sufficient for their needs and growth. Only a platform that can make customized software/apps was needed, and Zoho Creator fit the bill.
They use Creator to automate time-consuming processes, such as notifying customers for payment, changing the status of shipments, and more. With Zoho Creator they save at least $3,000 per month.
"As Zoho Creator is evolving, our business is also growing together. We are on the shoulders of giants. Thank you!"
- America Ship
365 Workplace Safety
Tech Star in Nonprofit
365 Workplace Safety is a nonprofit for construction safety. Before Zoho Creator, they didn't have an effective way to track membership and bill members automatically. Zoho Creator has automated the entire process so that they can focus on the customer experience instead of the back-end details.
"Zoho is 100% the backbone and foundation of our association. We have every member in the Zoho database, with every facet of information to keep track of them. Their dues, what they've utilized in our program, their business info, what marketing campaigns they're a part of, their insurance agent and agency—everything is here!"
- 365 Workplace Safety
Tech Star in R&D
deducible.es is an R&D consultancy company based in Spain. Their business model is enabling R&D funding sources for their customers. They work with three types of funding sources: public loans, private investors, and tax deductions. deducible.es works with SMEs and are managing over 1,000 customers with a team of just 8 people (excluding sales).
"We're saving around 30-40% of costs for every single customer every year."
Tech Star in Medical Transport
Sky Nurses is a specialized, cost-effective alternative to air ambulance services. They came to Creator because they needed more accountability from the individuals entering information, and their previous program didn't help.
After implementing the Sky Nurses Center app on Zoho Creator, their clients and contractors are able to view information that pertains to them, with remarkable ease.
Zoho Creator was the only program that allowed them to build exactly what they needed without limitations, and their communication has improved threefold.
Sky Nurses now uses Zoho Creator for customer service management, medical cases, and more.
"Zoho Creator has helped us see significant cost savings for Sky Nurses."
- Sky Nurses
Jetkool Exports (India)
Tech Star in Fabric Exports
Jetkool Exports India is a prominent semi-manufacturer and exporter of fabrics, and has been serving international markets since 1992. They started with supplying textiles to Africa and have diversified into multiple sectors, with a variety of product lines to meet global buyers’ demands.
The Government of India introduced a new taxation structure with requirements to submit the movement of goods to/from the job worker in a format called ITC-04. ITC-04 is a complicated requirement for fabrics supplier, as the industry is unstructured. In this regard, Jetkool Exports required a robust technical mechanism to handle their operations.
Jetkool Exports (India) use Zoho Creator as a custom ERP solution, as well as to transition from the old tax system to the new GST ITC-04.
"With what our idea was to spend on ERP software, our custom application was built at a fraction of the cost, resulting in huge savings for a business like mine."
- Jetkool Exports
Chicago Steel Container
Digital Transformation Star in Manufacturing
Chicago Steel Container Corporation is one of the largest independent new steel drum manufacturers in Chicago. While the primary focus is new steel containers, Chicago Steel Container also manufactures and sells drum parts, and is a distributor of Schuetz plastic containers and totes.
Chicago Steel uses Zoho Creator for quality management, forklift reporting, ISO management, data management, and more.
"With Zoho Creator, we've achieved productivity improvement, an increase in revenue, reduction in data collection time, and better record-keeping."
- Chicago Steel Container
Iswarya Fertility Centre
Digital Transformation Star in Healthcare
Iswarya Fertility Centre is a renowned fertility hospital that has provided advanced fertility treatments and world-class infrastructure for more than 30 years. As a growing organization, they were looking to utilize software that could go live in less than 4 hours and be used across any number of branches.
They use applications built on Zoho Creator as hospital management software, to handle inventory, orders, financial details, and more. With Zoho Creator, they've seen improvements in employee productivity, operational efficiency, process innovation, and the implementation of digital transformation in their hospitals.
"Zoho Creator provides us with hospital management software built on the cloud, with the features we need."
- Iswarya Fertility Centre
Anand and Anand
Tech Innovator in IPR Law Services
Anand and Anand is a renowned IPR law firm that currently employs over 400 people, including over 100 attorneys and engineers, with offices based in New Delhi, Noida, Chennai, and Mumbai. In addition to being recognized for leadership in intellectual property, the firm has also won the Financial Times Innovative Lawyers award for Data and Technology across the Asia-Pacific region.
They use Zoho Creator for remote project management, real-time data management, easy migration, and more.
"Since SaaS-based applications typically are not heavily customizable, we needed a PaaS solution, but without the need to engage IT developers to code the applications from scratch."
- Anand and Anand
Digital Transformation Star in Animal Management
Vaalriet Enterprises, based in South Africa, deals with pasture production for dairy and sheep. They use Zoho Creator for animal management.
As the workforce at the farm had low levels of computer literacy, conventional computer programs were less viable, and off-the-shelf software wasn't an affordable option. They needed a user-friendly platform to build applications at speed and also ensure these apps were accessible on mobile.
Zoho Creator now helps track the farm's productivity at a high level, as well as on a per-animal basis.This has also resulted in reduced inventory due to improved planning.
"It has saved us a lot of time, as our employees now capture data from mobile devices, and we merely extract the information as and when needed—there's finally time to focus on the bigger picture."
- Vaalriet Enterprises
Tech Star in Healthcare
Tenxhealth Technologies provides healthcare software to renowned hospitals, like MGM, Velammal in India. They were looking to develop a software platform in healthcare for integrating hospital ERPs, third-party software, and IoT devices with hospital equipment.
"We've observed a 10% savings in energy, 15% increase in revenue, 15% savings in cost of materials, labor, and time, and we're fully complaint with NABH norms."
- Tenxhealth Technologies Pvt Ltd
Waveney Valley Smokehouse
Tech Star in Food Safety
Waveney Valley Smokehouse is one of the oldest brick kiln smokehouses in Lowestoft, UK. They're a family run smokehouse, using traditional techniques to supply the trade, retail, and homes.
They use a bespoke Zoho Creator app to run an entire system for booking products, sales order processing, special order needs, packing, labelling, shipping information, maintaining online records of food safety, and more—saving hundreds of hours of work, creating instant audits, and keeping comprehensive records.
"All this functionality was designed and managed by one person, creating an essential component of our business that would have cost many thousand of pounds to facilitate any other way. Our business relies on Zoho."
- Waveney Valley Smokehouse
Tech Star in Customer Experience
Studio 83 was founded in 2008, with a presence in Hong Kong and Taipei. The company has evolved from creative arts education to an art intersect space, bringing art, design, culture and life to one place.
Since they run various art courses and events in Hong Kong, they use Zoho Creator to streamline their CRM processes, loyalty programs, and service notifications. With Zoho Creator, Studio 83 has seen a 50% revenue increase.
"For SMBs like ours, Zoho Creator allows us to customize a system according to our special needs, without a large investment."
- Studio 83
Hospital das Clínicas - Federal University of Minas Gerais
Tech Innovator in Healthcare
The Hospital das Clínicas of the Federal University of Minas Gerais (HC-UFMG), managed by the Brazilian Hospital Services Company (Ebserh), is a university hospital, public and general, integrated completely with the Unified Health System.
Zoho Creator helps the organization achieve: greater transfusion safety for patients through the computerization of the process of identifying receptors and blood components; better inventory management and reduction of the loss of blood components due to the expiration date; and cost reduction by optimizing the number of laboratory tests, haemocomponents, and workers.
"Our strategy can be applied to any organization, regardless of the complexity and number of transfusions, with increased security and reduced costs."
- Hospital das Clínicas - Federal University of Minas Gerais
Shine Auto Parts WA
Tech Star in Automotive
Shine Auto Parts is the leading auto parts supplier among car wreckers in Perth, Australia.
With Creator, Shine Auto Parts has been able to automate inventory, internal processes, employee management, and more, leading to improvements in sales leads and revenue.
"Zoho Creator has turned our complex process steps into a one-click script. It has reduced complex errors in recording inquires, and resulted in better time management for internal and remote employees and when interacting with customers. Since we've implemented Zoho Creator, our sales leads and revenue have increased repeatedly."
- Shine Auto Parts WA
Tech Star in Hospitality
Cabaret Development LLC., a subsidiary of Cabaret Systems, is a leader in the restaurant software industry.
They had been using an old FoxPro system that was insufficient for their needs, and were looking for a solution to manage their support logs that was fast, efficient, informative, and portable. Now Cabaret Systems uses Zoho Creator to manage internal processes, support logs, customers, and more.
"Using the web-based database allowed our techs to enter calls when not in the office, improve training by allowing us to filter logs by issues, and provide remedies for the call. Zoho Creator provided a check and balance on customers that we bill by the hour."
- Cabaret Systems
Tech Star in Freight Management
FreightApp is a subsidiary of Midtrans, one of the UAE's leading supply chain and logistics companies. Founded in 2020, FreightApp is a trusted community marketplace for people to ship goods around the world. It helps arrange international cargo delivery, as well as provides services like facilitating customs clearance, forwarding cargo to interior points, coordinating with its network of agents for efficient cargo forwarding, and organizing imports.
Zoho Creator helps them manage their inventory, sales, employees, customers, and more.
"I've solved all the day-to-day problems of my logistics business using Zoho Creator. It has provided me a platform on which I was able to create FreightApp with minimal coding and technical knowledge. Thank you, Zoho!"
- Freight App
Tech Star in Healthcare Analytics
Moffatt Optical is one of Zululand’s biggest franchises of private optometrists.
They were looking for a centralized hub to manage internal-external order routing, and its various checks and balances, to ensure there are no duplicate orders, and a feedback mechanism to ensure that the business units invoice bills correctly. Zoho Creator was their best bet for these needs.
Moffatt Optical uses Zoho Creator to run approval processes, monitor order and supply turnaround times, and manage billing and order tracking in real time.
"We were better able to monitor orders in real-time, and run approval processes and real-time billing and order tracking."
- Moffatt Optical
Tech Star in Education
RCSI Bahrain, Medical University of Bahrain, wins Zoho Creator's Tech Star in Education award for the second consecutive year!
RCSI Bahrain is primarily an educational establishment for medical and nursing students, however it also focuses on postgraduate studies and research.
During the current pandemic, RCSI Bahrain played a lead role in establishing not only the first ever clinical trial held in Bahrain, but also the second and third ones. Two of these clinical trials were directly associated with patients with COVID-19. In any clinical trial, the collection and processing of data is a fundamental part of the process. Data is collected daily through a case response form (CRF) and then fed back to a central point where the data is analyzed and reported on by the principal investigators (PIs).
For the three clinical trials in Bahrain, the associated CRFs (with up to 250 data items in each) were recreated as a Zoho Creator form (as eCRFs). The associated application runs on a tablet, and the doctors/clinicians working in the hospitals collect patient data on a daily basis, which is immediately available to the PIs for review.
Ativore Global Investments
Tech Star in Real Estate
Ativore Global Investments, in São Paulo, Brazil, wins the Tech Star in Real Estate award for the second consecutive year!
Before Zoho Creator, all company data management was handled in Google Sheets. However, they were unable to achieve LGPD compliance, database security was unsatisfactory, and there was very low automation and integration possibilities.
Now, with Zoho Creator, almost 100% of their projects have automation tasks that allow them to provide a better experience for both sides.
Ativore Global Investments built an investor portal with Zoho Creator, which gives transparency to their customers via documentation and investment returns.