Jaykay Marketing Service (Pvt.) Ltd, the retail arm of John Keells Holdings PLC, which operates the Keells supermarkets, has chosen Manthan System’s Vendor Link solution to enable its supplier collaboration platform, as part of its digital transformation journey.
Bangalore-based Manthan is a global leader in AI-powered analytics solutions.
Keells has undertaken a critical initiative to bring its entire network of over 650 suppliers to a single platform for efficient and faster collaboration.
Using Manthan’s Vendor Link, Keells can realise its aggressive business growth objectives by bringing automation, visibility and data-driven decision-making to its collaborative supply chain with its supplier partners.
With Vendor Link, Keells and its suppliers would not only be able to automate their complete B2B process lifecycle through a portal-based platform but also use POS and supply chain data analytics to drive higher efficiencies in key collaborative functions like demand planning and forecasting, inventory management, new product introductions, trade promotions, display space management, etc.
“Innovation plays a key role at Keells and we are committed to investing in technology that empowers all stakeholders, including our teams set new benchmarks on internal processes improvement and driving business efficiency. We are glad to have partnered with Manthan to take our supplier collaboration process to the next level,” John Keells Holdings President Retail Charitha Subasinghe said. “We are delighted to partner with a marquee brand like Keells and be a core part of its transformation journey. Keells already has a very strong business and technology systems backbone. Vendor Link will add significant value to it by becoming the data and process integration bridge to its extended enterprise ecosystem,” Manthan Chief Product Officer Nameer Narula said.