Foresight Consulting, Inc. - Foresight R/Evolution

Introduction

Selected Client Success Stories

Client TestimonialsSince our inception in 1994, Foresight has been helping companies, both large and small, by developing new applications and creating IT solutions that increase profit and drive people productivity. Dynamic IT is more important now than ever.

We have a proven track record. We have implemented successful systems in the finance and investment, insurance, retail, catalog, manufacturing, food, transportation, automotive, construction, medical and healthcare, education and service industries. Our vast experience enables us to find new ways to manage complexity and identify new opportunities to increase your revenue.

We are proud of our reputation after 22 years in the industry and we are continually striving to improve upon it.

Kraft Foods, Glenview, IL

Kraft Food Service selected Foresight as the exclusive outsourced provider to reengineer their systems and processes supporting their National Equipment Center. Foresight analyzed, designed, developed and managed the project through the entire life cycle. This 18 month project was developed 100% with Foresight staff in our offices and saved Kraft over $10 million in the first 2 years. The system is recognized as an industry leader and other corporations have approached Kraft to lease or purchase this system for their use.
Read the Case Study

Dinner by Design, Grayslake, IL

Dinner by Design opened their first kitchen in Grayslake in 2003. They were so well received by their customers they became an immediate success. Franchises started opening faster than their current website and database design could handle. Management did not have the ability to open new stores online and they were incurring tremendous costs in time and money just trying to keep up. Kitchen grand openings were starting to be delayed due to system inefficiencies.

Read the Case Study

Newedge (formerly Fimat), Chicago, IL

Newedge offers global, multi-asset brokerage services on a range of listed and OTC derivatives and securities. Formed from a joint venture between Société Générale and Crédit Agricole CIB,they are independently managed and regulated. Foresight worked on multiple projects for Fimat (wholly owned subsidiary of Société Générale), including database modeling and reporting for the risk department, project leadership, development database support for Fimacis, their client website portal, and development and support for the accounting department's CODA application and invoicing system.

Allstate, Northbrook, IL

The Allstate Corporation is the nation's largest publicly held personal lines insurer. Foresight has worked on multiple projects for Allstate for several years including corporate investments and Allstate.com. We have been involved in project management, design and development for their Financial Products Internet applications and their Customer Care center.

Regions (formerly Amsouth) Bank, Birmingham, AL

Regions is a leader among regional banks in the Southeast. Foresight worked on multiple projects for Regions. We successfully completed a record level interface from a new GUI front end to existing transaction based mainframe applications for the personal banking division. We also worked in the Money Transfer and Comply Wire areas and the ATM Settlement area on conversions, compliance, product upgrades, testing and documentation.

Uline, Pleasant Prarie, WI

Uline is the leading distributor of shipping, industrial, and packing materials to businesses throughout the United States. Uline needed a way to efficiently track the price and quality of competitor’s products to ensure they stayed ahead of the marketplace. A web-based system was designed to allow users to enter pictures of competitor products as well as those of Uline and track such product statistics as size, price per unit, lead-time, shipping cost, and many others.

Read the Case Study

Hazelwood Homes, Geneseo, IL

Since 1971, Hazelwood Homes has met the challenges of changing designs, priorities, technologies and construction methods while constantly striving to provide a better quality home at a competitive price. Hazelwood Homes began over 37 years ago with a used van, a few basic tools, a spiral notebook as a ledger and some lofty goals. In the many years since, they have had steady, controlled growth and now build 25 to 30 homes per year. Foresight designed and implemented Hazelwood Homes' new website and developed a company intranet used for cost estimates, project tracking, employee communications and customer portal.

Lavender Crest Winery, Colona, IL

Lavender Crest Winery opened its doors for the first time in November of 2004, introducing customers to an opportunity for a unique way to taste wine that is produced in the Midwest. Lavender Crest Winery features wine production, a wine tasting room, wine tours, a gift shop, an espresso bar that serves lunch, and a banquet center. Foresight created a stunning, comtemporary website to help Lavender Crest promote their products and services, highlight their upcoming events and most importantly provide an ecommerce portal to reach an online market that reaches across the United States to increase wine sales.

John Deere, Moline, IL

John Deere is the world's leading manufacturer of farm equipment. Deere produces and markets North America's broadest line of lawn and garden tractors, mowers, and other outdoor power products for homeowners and commercial users. Foresight provided systems analysis, development and maintenance for their Parts Order Processing division. We were responsible for system enhancements, troubleshooting, conversion and reporting.

Geneseo Chamber of Commerce, Geneseo, IL

The Geneseo Chamber of Commerce was in need of a website that reflected the community and offered more benefits to members. We started from scratch with a fresh graphical approach. We then added a customized member directory and online enrollment to promote area businesses. We implemented a Content Management System to offer real time data updates and empower the Chamber to modify their own content, media galleries, event calendar, banner ads, newsletters and coupons.

Glenbrook School District, Glenview, IL

Foresight designed a course planning and recommendation system for counselors to use when communicating recommendations and prerequisites for students amongst feeder schools and high schools. Using data from multiple sources including SASI and other vendor products, Foresight incorporated student grades, teacher schedules and class availability to create a dynamic registration tool used by multiple high schools.

Wheels Inc, Des Plaines, IL

Wheels, Inc. is one of the largest fleet leasing companies in the country with 196,000 vehicles on the road. Wheels has hired Foresight for multiple projects, including an expense tracking and reimbursement system and mileage repository. We developed a comprehensive solution by merging 3 sources of data, applying a ‘smoothing algorithm’ that examined the mileage and service intervals of every vehicle and comparing that data to industry accepted standards.

Read the Case Study

Freight Carrier and Dispatching Company

Foresight developed a web-based dispatching application for a full service freight carrier and 3rd party logistics provider in the Chicagoland area. The system was designed to provide a central repository for scheduled loads, customer, driver and delivery location information. The application provides a way to schedule, maintain, and monitor all loads. It also provides detailed and comprehensive tracking of driver schedules, company owned trailer usage and placement, detailed driving direction narratives, and tendered load billing details.

Large Hedge Fund

Foresight created an online Funds And Contact Tracking System (FACTS) for a large hedge fund enabling offices nationwide to access, analyze, manage and report on client investment portfolios. It provides information on management companies, funds invested and historical fund performance. Data from three different providers feed this system via custom automated processes.