Aptera's Client Portfolio

Website Development, Search Engine Optimization

Zip’s Truck Equipment, one of the nation’s largest outfitters of tow trucks, towing equipment, and accessories, has trusted Aptera again and again to help keep their eCommerce website updated and optimized. Our team has implemented one complete site redesign with Zip’s and implemented features that help shoppers quickly find the right item from Zip’s extensive product offering.

The Aptera team has also helped Zip’s optimize their checkout process and consulted on technical search engine optimization (SEO) for their entire site to help attract more new customers. In fact, over the year we have been working on SEO, Zip’s has seen increases in new user traffic, page views, and user sessions.

Zip’s and Aptera have an ongoing relationship and we’re currently working on projects with them to adapt their website for the future.


Website Development, UI/UX Design, Digital Marketing

Nashville Wraps, a wholesale retailer of packaging products for gifts, food, and retail, turned to Aptera to help get a website redesign across the finish line. Our team successfully implemented their redesigned eCommerce site, including several new page layouts created by our design team. Just a few months after launching the site, Nashville Wraps saw significant growth in revenue attributed to the new website.

Nashville Wraps and Aptera continue to work together to implement ongoing development projects for the Nashville Wraps website including PCI compliance security. Additionally, our Digital Marketing Consultants have been training the staff at Nashville Wraps on SEO strategy and best practices so they can continue to make the most of their website.

 

Business Intelligence, UI/UX Design, Custom Software, Website Development

The Papers is a publisher of 25 weekly and monthly newspapers and magazines in Northern Indiana. They found Aptera at a trying time for them—the Sitefinity website for their Auto & RV publication was down and they were urgently looking for a Sitefinity partner to fix it. Our team stepped in right away and worked through the night to bring the website back up.

We’ve had a close partnership with The Papers, particularly the Auto & RV publication, ever since. The Aptera team has helped The Papers devise a three-phase project to help technologically advance their business. The first phase was implementing business intelligence solutions and building a data dashboard so they could easily see website analytics. Having this data allows their sales staff to prove the value of the publication to potential advertisers with real numbers.

The second phase included development of custom web software to better equip the ad composers at Auto & RV to populate the website. Recently we finished phase three, which involved a complete website re-design for Autorv.com, including UX design and web development and implementation.

 

Website Development, Mobile and Web Apps

An Aptera partner for over five years, Nucor Buildings Group is
one of the nation’s largest manufacturers of metal buildings and a
technological leader in their industry. We first started working with Nucor to partner with their
in-house development team on creating an e-retail component for their business. The project was so successful, that Nucor continued to
work with Aptera to create a custom quoting system, as well as a mobile app,
ShakeoutPro, that streamlines work on jobsites by digitizing records, models
and plans.

Over the years our partnership
has grown and now Aptera has dedicated resources offering their expertise to
Nucor year-round. Nucor turns to us time and time again to provide high quality,
skilled people to collaborate with their team.
After all our time together, our key team members intimately understand Nucor’s
business and needs.


Website Development, Mobile and Web Apps, Custom Software

Tenet Health, one of the largest networks of healthcare providers in the country, chose Aptera as a trusted partner for website implementation and mobile app development. The team at Aptera implemented redesigns of not only several network hospital sites, but also for the Tenet Health corporate website, the face of their brand.

In addition to website implementation, the Aptera team also worked with Tenet Health’s talented in-house developers to create a mobile app that provides quick consultations with a doctor, right through the app. The development of this app required many special considerations including managing personal data, linking with pharmacies, and integrating Skype for Business, which was a new tool at the time. The ingenious integration of Skype for Business within the app even got Tenet Health recognized at the Microsoft Build Conference that year.


Custom Software

Messenger, the leading provider of fine funeral stationary in the United States, has worked with Aptera for over 10 years to provide technology solutions to their customers. We helped create and develop their Make It! Personal software, which makes it easy for their customers to configure and customize designs on Messenger stationary. This software is offered to thousands of Messenger’s partner funeral homes across the country.

The team at Aptera has helped keep Messenger’s software at the forefront of advanced personalization technology in a web browser.

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Website Development, Mobile and Web Apps, Integration, Cloud and Infrastructure, Staff Augmentation

Do it Best Corp. is one of the largest co-ops of home improvement stores in the country and a technology leader in their industry. Aptera has been their go-to technology partner for over 10 years now. Projects that we have partnered on span all areas of our business including website and database development, integration, mobile technology, and infrastructure and all areas of their business including logistics, marketing, retail, and member/vendor.

We also work with Do it Best on a continual basis to share our talented, highly trained staff to augment their own internal staff of developers. Aptera team members are also frequent speakers at Do it Best’s annual Techapalooza event.


Business Intelligence, Integration

Aptera has worked with PHP for over 10 years, making them one of our longest running partnerships to date. PHP has turned to Aptera for help with a variety of projects including a HIPAA compliant EDI processing solution which handles inbound and outbound claims files. Claims are securely collected, cleaned, and transferred into PHP’s QNXT adjudication system significantly reducing errors and the need for manual intervention. The Aptera team has also helped PHP build a centralized data warehouse for capturing and storing claims-related data. PHP can now create reports and analyze data quickly and efficiently without the need for error-prone copying and pasting of data into and out of spreadsheets, allowing for better, fact-based decisions to be made.

In addition to these special projects, Aptera also maintains an ongoing consulting partnership with PHP’s in-house development team to learn from one another for continual growth.


Business Intelligence, Integration, Cloud and Infrastructure, Managed Services, Staff Augmentation

Franklin Electric is a leading, global provider of systems for moving water and fuel. They are a large, publicly traded company and for over 10 years have chosen Aptera time and again as a trusted business partner. We have worked with Franklin Electric on a variety of projects including software development, infrastructure, business intelligence, Office 365 migration, onsite consulting, staff augmentation, and more.

The team at Franklin Electric know when they have IT consulting and development needs that they can turn to Aptera to deliver expertise and results.

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Custom Software, Advanced Authentication

As a growing, national financial services provider, Volunteer Corporate Credit Union (Volcorp) has specific and ever-increasing security needs. To continue to maintain and enhance their systems, they needed a partner they could trust, with the technological expertise to get the job done. They found such a partner in Aptera. We’ve worked with Volcorp on advanced security upgrades and on implementing DIGIPASS, a two-factor authentication software to secure log in to Volcorp Online.


Website Development

For their website redesign, GES, a worldwide events marketing company, needed a site that could cater to all the markets they serve. Aptera worked with their team of savvy developers to implement their site redesign with a multi-site component that offered the capability to switch languages and regions to customize their messaging for each market. The site also featured custom widgets designed by the Aptera team. The GES website was selected as a finalist for the 2016 Sitefinity Site of the Year Award in the Event Category.

Additionally, Aptera implemented site redesigns for two other GES brands, onPeak and ON Services. We used Sitefinity as the backend for all the sites and even shared elements across the family of brands for a consistent look and feel.


Business Intelligence

Buckman, a global chemistry company, has turned to Aptera many times to help them streamline their business data into actionable information. One example is Buckman’s behavior-based safety (BBS) reports. Observed employee safety behavior is captured directly from shop floors in plants and labs around the world and efficiently stored in the Azure cloud. Armed with this historical data and a simple, intuitive tool like Microsoft’s Power BI, Buckman can quickly identify patterns and address safety issues, leading to a better, safer working environment and reduced costs.

Aptera has also helped Buckman get more out of their data, helping produce deeper, more informative reports for customer satisfaction surveys and yearly plant audits.


Digital Marketing

Aptera has been partnering with Latham Pool Products for digital, inbound marketing services since 2014. Latham is North America’s leading manufacturer of in-ground, residential fiberglass pools, swimming pool autocovers, safety covers, and vinyl pool liners. They work with thousands of dealers across the country and were looking to bring in more leads to hand off to their Dealer Network.

Aptera introduced Latham to Hubspot, which has helped them automate their marketing efforts across all their 14 brands. Hubspot also allows Latham to reach each of their different buyer personas with specific, targeted messages making every marketing campaign as efficient as possible.

We've also worked to maximize lead generation efforts for Latham with digital content like ebooks, infographics, promotional landing pages, and email campaigns. This strategy also included setting up Latham’s blog, Just Add Water, which has significantly improved their SEO rankings. To help Latham reach new audiences, we’ve also consulted on their PPC advertising campaigns and their social media strategies, including introducing them to new social platforms like Houzz.


Business Intelligence, Integration

For the past six years, Aptera has been an important partner for Dunavant, a global logistics and transportation company. Most logistics companies rely on fluid, timely data transfers to communicate shipment information between hubs and shippers and receivers. To reduce errors caused by manual steps and to improve overall efficiency and reliability with Dunavant’s B2B communications, Aptera created a robust EDI processing solution based on Microsoft’s BizTalk platform. This includes the movement and transformation of important messages such as 214 shipment status, as well as 204 and 210 files, which communicate shipment information requests and freight details and invoices, respectively.

Aptera maintains an ongoing relationship with Dunavant, expanding their EDI to new shipping centers.


Website Development, UI/UX Design, Business Intelligence

For more than five years, Aptera has been partnering with Sirva, a worldwide moving and relocation company, to implement re-designs of their corporate website as well as those for three of their main brands. The Sirva corporate site is a multi-site instance with 16 regional sites in addition to their main, United States English site.

Aptera implemented website re-designs for both the Allied Van Lines and the North American Van Lines websites. The new sites increased page load speed and featured custom lead-generation forms created by the Aptera team. The Allied Van Lines website was even recognized as Sitefinity Site of the Year in 2016 in the Transportation Category!

We’ve also worked with Sirva’s portable storage and moving brand, Smartbox. For this project, the Aptera team implemented a redesign of the Smartbox website in Sitefinity to be responsive, created a custom quote form, and integrated with Eloqua and Google Analytics. Additionally, our team offered A/B testing on quote forms and implemented a third-party chat feature.


Website Development, UI/UX Design

Voyager Sopris Learning, an educational solutions and service company, came to Aptera with a baseline website strategy, a few initial page designs, and a tight deadline. The Aptera team scaled web development into two phases to most effectively deliver a new Sitefinity website by the desired launch date while still providing all requested features and functionality. The Aptera team worked closely with the internal IT team at Voyager Sopris Learning to implement automated deployment and continuous integration.

With their new website, Voyager Sopris Learning is now better equipped to market their products and services throughout the school year.


Web Application Development

The Aptera team helped the Williamson Insurance Agency, a crop insurer, create Decision Maxx, a web application that helps clients track and analyze crop insurance, inputs, market prices, and market positions for their commodities. The team at Aptera continues to make updates and changes to the app as needed. With this custom app, Williamson Insurance can offer a great, value-added service to their clients, free of charge.


Website Development, UI/UX Design

Four years ago, Red Gold had a single website with sections for each of their tomato brands, but was wanting to shift to a more targeted marketing approach. To help achieve that goal, the Aptera team developed and implemented four new websites for Red Gold; one for corporate and one for each of their three biggest regional brands of canned tomatoes: Red Gold, Tuttorosso, and Redpack. Each site was recognized with the Sitefinity Site of the Year Award the year it was released.

A key feature of each of Red Gold’s brand websites is the recipe indexes. We worked closely with the team at Red Gold to help break out their large collection of recipes into searchable, optimized recipe libraries.

In addition to their main sites, the Aptera team also developed a few microsites that live within the existing website, including one for Red Gold’s annual Crush Hunger campaign that seeks to end hunger in America.

Aptera continues to work closely with Red Gold on website updates and maintenance, helping Red Gold secure their position as technology leaders in their industry.


Website Development, Digital Marketing

When Boyds, a maker and retailer of hardwood gunstocks, was looking for a partner to implement their eCommerce website redesign and to build the site’s central new feature, a custom gunstock product configurator, they turned to Aptera. Using our agile development method, the Aptera team implemented Boyds’ updated Sitefinity website and built their gunstock customizer tool. Our team also helped Boyds integrate their ERP system with the Sitefinity CMS and created a digital marketing strategy including building pillar pages and launching the Boyds Blog.

The new website and product configurator have opened doors for Boyds to sell more custom product and the ERP integration ensures that their system will remain stable through CMS upgrades.

The Aptera team continues to work with Boyds to support ongoing development.

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