Aitken Spence Logistics Enhances Operations with Successful deployment of Oracle Warehouse Management

Aitken Spence Logistics, a premier local logistics and freight forwarder, part of the Aitken Spence Grouphas successfully deployed Oracle Warehouse Managementincluding third-party billing for Logistics Service Providers (LSP).

This deployment, which integrated with theirOracle E-Business Suite, has enabled them to adapt readily to their changing billing requirements, and enhance their customer satisfaction by providing custom solutions.


In addition, they provide theirmanagement with accurate financial status of the organization.
 
Prior to the deployment of these modules, the siloed legacy system for the LSP operation made it tedious to cater to their rapidly changing needs such as new billing methods and changes in taxes.


Furthermore the system was running on hardware and software reaching end of life.

With the successful implementation of Oracle Warehouse Management, Oracle Service Contracts and Oracle Order Management modules of the of Oracle E-Business Suite, the Company now has an integrated solution which enables the company to rectify any billing related errors in matter of hours including the checking and last minute adjustments.


Senior Management now has access to the most up-to-date and clear financial position throughout the month.

The new deployment has also enabled the system to easily cater to changing needs of Aitken Spence Logistics, increasing the customer satisfaction and retention.

“With implementation of Oracle Warehouse Management, we are experiencing a significant change that has enabled us to grow while improving operational excellence and customer services,” said Sharmilal Anthony, Assistant Vice President, Aitken Spence Logistics.


“Aitken Spence group has been using Oracle solutions for almost two decades so we are aware of the power of Oracle and its best of breed solutions, and we are sure that by replacing our legacy system with Oracle Warehouse Management , we would continue to get excellent support from Oracle which we were not getting from other vendors."

“Oracle has had a long and successful association with Aitken Spence Group and its vast best of breed solutions for every industry, made it the most logical choice for their subsidiaries.


The implemented Oracle Warehouse Management solution not only helpedAitken Spence Logistics significantly reduce cycle time, improve labor and logistics productivity.


But also contributed to solving their most critical problems and transform the core of their business," said Chandita Samaranayake, Regional Sales Director, Application Business, Oracle South Asia Growth Economies.

Aitken Spence Logistics procured the solution in May 2012 and their in-house team deployed it within six months with assistance from PriceWaterhouseCooper Pakistan.

About Aitken Spence Logistics

Aitken Spence Logistics is the logistics arm of the diversified blue-chip conglomerate Aitken Spence PLC.


Renowned as the leading integrated logistics service provider in the country, the company specializes in warehousing, 3rd party logistics management, inland container terminal services, container repair, rigging and conversions, container freight stations, mobile storage solutions, bulk liquid transportation and handling of all types of cargo ranging from containerized to heavy and over dimensional.


In strengthening the position as a total logistics solutions provider, the company has clearly recognized the need for ultra modern warehousing and end–to-end logistics services.


Aitken Spence Logistics owns / manages strategically located cargo storage complexes in excess of 300,000 sqft in Colombo, Wattala, Mabole and Katunayake Zone and boasts the most modern fleet of handling equipment comprising of forklifts, cranes, laden and empty container handlers, reach stackers, prime movers, bulk liquid transportation bowsers and specially designed trailers.


The talented and dedicated pool of staff enables delivery of professional and comprehensive logistics solutions tailor made to meet demanding requirements of the customers.

About Oracle Sri Lanka

Oracle first started its operations in Sri Lanka in 1991 via a local partner.


Oracle provides a comprehensive range of products and services through its established network of partners.


Oracle Liaison Office was established in Colombo in 2004 to provide support to its customers.


Today, many organizations in Sri Lanka across key industry sectors - including government, financial services, telecommunications and manufacturing - use Oracle technology and applications for better operational and cost efficiencies.


Oracle has extensive network of alliances, channel partners and resellers in Sri Lanka, who are members of the Oracle PartnerNetwork.

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Aitken Spence Logistics, has successfully deployed Oracle Warehouse Management including third-party billing for Logistics Service Providers (LSP). This deployment, which integrated with their Oracle E-Business Suite, has enabled them to adapt readily to their changing billing requirements, and enhance their customer satisfaction by providing custom solutions.

Seen in the picture from Left to Right Mr. Fahad Cader, DGM Oracle Services, Mr. Chandita Samaranayake, Regional Sales Director, Application Business Oracle South Asian Growth Economies , J M S Brito, Deputy Chairman and Managing Director of Aitken Spence PLC and Vipula Gunatilleka , Group Chief Corporate Officer/Director of Aitken Spence Group Ltd at the Go Live Ceremony.

With the successful implementation of Oracle Warehouse Management , Oracle Service Contracts and Oracle Order Management modules of the of Oracle E-Business Suite, the company now has an integrated solution which enables the company to rectify any billing related errors in matter of hours including the checking and last minute adjustments. The senior management now has access to the most up-to-date and clear financial position throughout the month.


Aitken Spence Logistics Enhances Operations with Successful deployment of Oracle Warehouse Management

Last modified on Monday, 02 March 2015 08:06