John Keells Logistics Maximizes Visibility of Operations with Infor

Infor today announced that Sri Lankan logistics giant John Keells Logistics will use Infor WMS and Infor Birst warehouse management system to digitize and optimize its logistics value chain, improving visibility of its logistics operations, optimizing costs and increasing productivity.

The collaboration will see John Keells Logistics use Infor WMS and Infor Birst intelligence and analytics solutions to automate most of its business functions. This will allow the company to improve its business efficiency and productivity and thus improve its results.

John Keells Logistics (Pvt) Ltd. is a wholly owned subsidiary of John Keells Holdings PLC, Sri Lanka’s largest listed conglomerate and a provider of supply chain solutions. The company serves a wide range of industrial segments, including modern retail, consumer goods, paints, lubricants, confectionery, automotive, ports and shipping. With state-of-the-art logistics centers close to city centers and ports, as well as a multi-configured transport fleet, John Keells Logistics provides expertise across the entire logistics value chain, warehousing, transport services and supply chain consulting for value creation. added services.

Randula Chandrarathne, CEO of JKLL, said: “What sets Infor’s solution apart from other competitive offerings is the company’s deep logistics expertise and industry-specific capabilities. These allow us to synergize the business functions specific to 3PL with full-fledged business intelligence platforms, all of which integrate seamlessly with our existing processes. With this solution, we can now automate previously laborious and time-consuming processes, improving productivity and optimizing costs. At the same time, this further enhances the visibility and control of our operations and service delivery. “

Mitigate risks with operational visibility

The Infor WMS solution is designed specifically for the industry and combines advanced warehousing with highly configurable rules, integrated workforce and inventory management, automated 3PL invoicing, and warehouse planning within one. a single, synchronized solution. This provides logistics players with improved operational visibility across their entire value chain, enabling them to better anticipate changes and disruptions, and mitigate risks if necessary.

Fabio Tiviti, Vice President of Infor ASEAN, said: “In today’s logistics landscape, having data-driven intelligence across its operations is increasingly crucial, especially in a market where supply chain disruptions, contingency planning and risk management are now among the main challenges faced. by 3PL services worldwide. We are proud to support the transformation efforts of John Keells Logistics. Infor’s industry-specific solutions, refined in the cloud, will strengthen the company’s ability to anticipate changes and adapt to market shifts, and stay ahead of the competition, at the same time. -beyond the pandemic.
John Keells Logistics Maximizes Visibility of Operations with Infor

About John Keells Logistics

John Keells Logistics (Pvt) Ltd. is a subsidiary of John Keells Holdings PLC (JKH), the largest Sri Lankan listed company on the Colombo Stock Exchange, which operates more than 70 companies in 7 diverse industry sectors. In 2020, John Keells Group celebrates 150 years of activity and contribution to the Sri Lankan economy and the country’s development. JKH employs over 14,000 people and has been ranked Sri Lanka’s “Most Respected Entity” for the past 15 years by LMD magazine. While being a full member of the World Economic Forum and a member of the United Nations Global Compact, JKH drives its CSR vision of “empowering the nation for tomorrow” through the John Keells Foundation and through the Entrepreneurship Initiative social “Plasticcycle”, which is a catalyst in the scientific reduction of plastic pollution in Sri Lanka. Visit

About Infor

Infor is a global leader in industry-specific enterprise cloud software. Delivering mission-critical business applications to 67,000 customers in more than 175 countries, Infor software is designed to deliver more value and less risk, with more sustainable operational benefits. We empower our 17,000 employees to leverage their deep industry expertise and use data-driven insights to quickly create, learn and adapt to solve emerging business and industry challenges. Infor is committed to providing its customers with modern tools to transform their businesses and accelerate their own path to innovation. To learn more, please visit


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