Friday, June 10, 2016

Sunshine Healthcare Lanka selects IFS Applications 9 to support strong growth

Sunshine Healthcare

Leading healthcare services provider in Sri Lanka selects IFS solutions to integrate and automate its expanding business operations

IFS, the global enterprise applications company, announces that Sunshine Healthcare Lanka Ltd, a subsidiary of leading conglomerate Sunshine Holdings PLC, has chosen to deploy IFS Applications™ 9.

Sunshine Healthcare sources, markets and distributes pharmaceuticals, neutraceuticals, medical diagnostic equipment and surgical products to over 2,000 pharmacies across Sri Lanka. Following a competitive evaluation process, the company has decided to replace its several legacy systems with a fully integrated enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution from IFS.

IFS Applications will integrate Sunshine Healthcare’s Healthguard-branded pharmacies, and its inventory with the company’s central warehousing and head office. The IFS solution will cover the functions of finance, supply chain, sales and marketing, document management, and business analytics including business intelligence.

“Sunshine Healthcare is expanding its operations at a rapid pace and putting in place a robust system that can allow this pace of growth is of utmost priority for the business,” Sunshine Healthcare Lanka Ltd CEO/ Managing Director Mr. S.G Sathasivam said. “IFS Applications proved that it’s a robust solution compared to rest of the products in the market, and the solution offered covered our needs, and especially with regards to the scalability and agility that met our expectations now and for future. I look forward to a swift and effective implementation project.”

Jayantha De Silva, President / CEO, IFS Sri Lanka added, “IFS is pleased to embark on this collaboration with Sunshine Healthcare. IFS Applications 9, with its agile platform and scalability, is well suited for the company that is growing rapidly and I have no doubt that with the experience and skill of the IFS consultancy team, the deployment will be executed quickly and seamlessly.”

About Sunshine Healthcare Lanka Ltd

Sunshine Healthcare Lanka Ltd is a leading Healthcare service provider in Sri Lanka proivding pharmaceuticals, surgical, diagnostics and consumer health products via a distribution, sales and marketing operation across Sri lanka. The company owns a strong principal based including Abbott Laboratories, Zydus Cadila, Glenmark Pharmaceuticals, Novo Nordisk, Johnson & Johnson , 3M Healthcare, GE Healthcare and Siemens Diagnostics. It is also the owner of its own pharmacy chain by the brand name “Healthguard”. The company which was established in 1967 is a part of the Sunshine Holdings Group, which is a leading publicly quoted Sri Lankan conglomerate with direct interests in healthcare, Agribusiness & FMCG sectors as well as strategic investments in to metal packaging, energy, leisure, telecom and commodity broking sectors.

About IFS

IFS™ is a globally recognized leader in developing and delivering enterprise software for enterprise resource planning (ERP), enterprise asset management (EAM) and enterprise service management (ESM). IFS brings customers in targeted sectors closer to their business, helps them be more agile and enables them to profit from change. IFS is a public company (XSTO: IFS) founded in 1983 and currently has over 2,800 employees. IFS supports more than 1 million users worldwide from its network of local offices and through a growing ecosystem of partners. For more information visit: www.ifsworld.com.

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