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February 2012

Lexow Group, LLC delivers a custom online order fulfillment application to help Service Champ provide superior service to Heartland Automotive Services. Heartland Automotive Services is the largest franchisee of quick lube retail service stores in the United States; operating over 515 Jiffy Lube locations from coast to coast and serving nearly 5 million guests each year.

January 2011

Service Champ's B2B online ordering application has been successfully serving their customers for just over 2 years; processing over 1.8 million products for more than 1,500 users nationwide. 

Project: Integrate back-office accounting and inventory system (Sage MAS200) with newly designed B2B shopping system.

Platform: Amazon Cloud

Service Champ is a $92 million company serving the automotive aftermarket industry for 26 years.

Rich Internet Applications

A solid Rich Internet Application, also referred to as Web 2.0, can simplify the way people interact with your organization, increase sales and brand loyalty, lengthen website visits, and deepen customer relationships. There are many technologies and strategies to consider when developing a Rich Internet Application. Thus, there can be many paths to the best solution. It is for this reason we start each development project with an open mind.


Choosing the best path takes vision and expertise and can be dictated by many variables, such as cost/budget, users, audience, accessibility, target device, etc. Our development team has the resources and technical expertise to determine the best path and thus deliver an intuitive, functional, and cutting-edge internet application that is tailored to optimize your organization's goals.

We utilize the latest enabling technologies to make sure your users can interact easily and efficiently with every aspect of your solutions through public facing websites, core back-office systems, and distributed interfaces using convenience hand held devices such as smart phones, tablets, and netbooks. Our proficiencies include:

  • Rich Internet Applications (RIA) and Web 2.0 technologies – Silverlight, Flex, AIR

  • .NET Technologies - C#, VB.NET and ASP.NET, IIS, 3rd party partners such as Telerik and Infragistics

  • LAMP – Linux, PHP, Python, Erlang

  • Content Management Systems such as Joomla, Drupal, SharePoint, Django, Alfresco, and KnowledgeTree

  • Adobe Connect Integration

  • Databases – MS SQL Server, MySQL, DB2, Oracle and Access, PostgreSQL

  • Web Services, XML, Ajax, Comet, JavaScript, and associated client-side toolsets such as ExtJS.


Current deployments leverage both traditional co-location, hosting, and cloud (Amazon EC2, Azure, etc.) architectures."