Wärtsilä project purchasing and logistics configurator
Wu, Baiqi (2013)
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The purpose of this thesis was to build up a Rich Internet Application (RIA) ap- plication on logistics field for Wärtsilä Oyj, which is a global company, and one of the world-leading providers in ship engines and power plants. The Wärtsilä Project Purchasing and Logistics Pre-Configurator (WSPT) applica- tion was designed for Cost Estimation (CE), planned shipment time, Weight Es- timation (WE), Volume Estimation (VE), Loading and Unloading Plan, Route Schedule, Risk Management, Freight Rate Request, Port Information Manage- ment, PDF file generation and admin functionality in order to make the logistics process more convenient and efficient. The WSPT application user interface was built based on Vaadin Framework. The Hibernate framework was decided for database management and Structs 2 frame- work made entry page. All features of the final thesis motioned above were achieved in WSPT applica- tion. The application has been demonstrated to the Wärtsilä user. The results of the tests indicated that all objectives work as customer requirements. The status of the project is waiting to change to the product version.