Archive | June, 2015

KIA Project Performance Awards Ceremony at Aitken Spence Technologies

30 Jun

The KIA Project Performance Awards Ceremony was held at Aitken Spence Technologies with the presence of senior dignitaries Dr. Rohan Fernando – Director Aitken Spence PLC and Head of Business Development Division, Vipula Gunatilleka – Director and Chief Corporate Officer Aitken Spence & Managing Director Aitken Spence Technologies, Andrew Perera – Chief Operating Officer KIA Motors (Lanka) and Dhammika Dasa – Chief Operating Officer Aitken Spence Technologies.

The Awards Ceremony was based on the team evaluations which took place after the KIA Project Go-Live in February. The Project was the implementation of the fully integrated Oracle ERP solution which automates the entire process from the quotation up to post sales servicing. The solution is designed to bring Oracle best practices which will streamline KIA processes. The implemented best practice integrated solution to improve efficiency of supply chain and finance operation of KIA.

The Implementation team, comprised of Functional Consultants, Technical Consultants and Database Administrators, was evaluated on members’ knowledge, efficiencies and practice of company values. The evaluation process included a 360° assessment involving the Project Manager, Client and Team.

Silver Level awards were awarded to Sayuru Jayasinghe, Nimesha Muthunayake and Amila Kodithuwakku; while Gold Level award were won by Mayura Kalupahana.

Mohomed Sakaf was awarded with the Diamond Level Award for Best Performing Oracle Consultant.

Dr. Rohan Fernando addressed the gathering emphasizing on the talent and hard work of the team and the readiness to take on future challenges. He commended Aitken Spence Technologies for their exceptional performance and vision to move forward.

Andrew Perera delivered Key Note Address on the ‘Emerging Role of the ERP Consultants’ while Vipula Gunatilleka addressed on the vision of Aitken Spence Technologies moving forward amidst changing times.

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Aitken Spence Technologies commences Oracle E-Business Suite R12 Project for Aitken Spence Logistics

22 Jun

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Aitken Spence Technologies together with Aitken Spence Logistics – Sri Lanka’s leading integrated logistics provider has successfully initiated the commencement of R12 Oracle E-Business Suite modules to the Company’s Logistics facility in Mabole, Wattala on the 11th of June 2015.

The Oracle E-Business Suite modules include Warehouse Management, Service Contracts, Depot Repair, Enterprise Asset Management, Inventory, Purchasing and Receivables. The implementation of the R12 Oracle E-Business Suite enables Aitken Spence Logistics to adapt readily to their industry’s ever changing requirements, and enhance their customer satisfaction by providing tailor made solutions; while bringing greater efficiency through streamlined business processes.

Project Steering committee members, Project Managers and Oracle Consultants stated the key objective of the project were highlighted with the Automating of Container Tracking Function (Depot), Container Repair Function, Functions of the Container Freight Station and Asset Management Function. The deployment of system has allowed integrated solution which enables the company to rectify any errors and cater to the changing needs of Aitken Spence Logistics, increasing the customer satisfaction and retention.

Project commencement meeting was held at Aitken Spence Logistics premises with the presence of its project steering committee members; Vipula Gunatilleka Chief Corporate Officer – Aitken Spence Group Ltd & Managing Director – Aitken Spence Technologies, Nilantha Wakwella Managing Director – Aitken Spence Logistics, Dhammika Dasa Chief Operating Officer – Aitken Spence Technologies, A.M.M Amir Vice-President – Aitken Spence Logistics, Fahad Cader General Manager Aitken Spence Technologies, Sharmilal Anthony Assistant Vice-President – Aitken Spence Logistics and Chinthaka Abeykoon Manager for IT – Aitken Spence Logistics were present.

Ajith Ranatunge Audit Manager – Aitken Spence Logistics, Rifkhan Ahamed Senior Oracle Functional Consultant and Anas Marikkar Senior Oracle Functional Consultant were also present.

Aitken Spence Technologies and Aitken Spence Logistics arms of Aitken Spence PLC – Sri Lanka’s leading and most respected corporate entities has operations in South Asia, the Middle East, Africa and South Pacific. It is an industry leader in hotels, travel, maritime services, logistics, power generation and printing, with a significant presence in plantations, financial services, insurance, information technology and apparel.

The project is scheduled to go live in January 2016, bringing about efficiencies through optimum usage of Oracle E-Business Suite and further complement its integrated logistics solutions.