Leading construction company Sanken Overseas Pvt Ltd selects IFS Applications 9

ERP solution from IFS to ensure better management of the company’s geographically dispersed overseas projects and resources

IFS, the global enterprise applications company, announces that Sanken Overseas (Pvt) Ltd, subsidiary of Sri Lankan Construction giant Sanken Construction Ltd, has selected IFS Applications™ 9 to manage its overseas construction projects and operations.

The company chose IFS Applications to ensure access to improved management information, project profitability information, enhanced stock and employee management as well as management of subcontracting work.

The IFS solution purchased by Sanken Overseas (Pvt) Ltd includes finance, supply chain, project management, and human resource capabilities and will be used by 233 employees across the organization’s geographically dispersed operations in Sri Lanka, Maldives, Seychelles, Kenya, Uganda, and Myanmar. 

“Sanken is pleased to work with IFS and we look forward to deploying a fully-fledged ERP suite.” said Mr. B. B. Kulupana, Managing Director/CEO of Sanken Overseas (Pvt) Ltd. “Rapid growth of our overseas business has brought on many management challenges, which we hope the IFS solution will help us overcome and transform into an opportunity that can have a positive bearing on our margins and profitability.”

Mr. Jayantha De Silva, President/ CEO of IFS Sri Lanka added, “IFS has a proven track record in the construction industry globally and we are happy to be able to embark on yet another construction implementation, this time together with a Sri Lankan company. IFS Applications is a user-friendly and easily adaptable ERP suite that I am sure will be well received by Sanken’s user base. Our experienced team of consultants and I look forward to completing yet another successful implementation.”

Charine Weerasinghe, Account Manager, IFS South Asia. Telephone: 94 777700896, press@ifsworld.com

About Sanken Overseas (Pvt) Ltd.

Sanken Overseas (Pvt) Ltd is the overseas construction arm of Sri Lankan based Sanken Group of companies. The company deals primarily in civil engineering services with operations in several geographies.

Sanken is the pioneer of the construction industry in Sri Lanka, commencing operations in 1977, acting as the Sri Lankan extension of Mitsui (Japan) under the name Mitsui Construction Company Lanka (Private) Limited. In 1988, Sanken Lanka (Pvt.) Ltd was established and was later rebranded as Sanken Construction (Pvt.) Ltd.

With the significant expansion in the international business, a fully dedicated company for international construction was formed as Sanken Overseas (Pvt.) Ltd in 2004 , which has grown to be a multi-faceted conglomerate offering wide variety of construction and related services.

Visit http://www.sankenoverseas.com/ for more details

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