Jinadasa Holdings apparel firm goes for IFS solutions

IFS, the global enterprise applications company, announces that Foundation Garments (Pvt) Ltd, a Sri Lankan apparelmanufacturer which is a fully owned subsidiary of Jinadasa Holdings has chosen IFS Applications to streamline its business processes. The solution would cover many processes which are specific to the apparel industry specially finance, distribution and the much required merchandising functionality


Jinadasa HoldingsFrom left: Chandana Lokuge – Managing Director Foundation Garments, Dilanka Jinadasa - Director Foundation Garments, Shiraz Lye – Director Sales & Marketing IFS South Asia, Saahd Ghouse – Asst. Manager Business Development IFS, Sean Fernando – Solution Advisor IFS.


Jinadasa Holdings which has a 37-year history in apparel manufacturing and exporting, is one of the significant vendors to some of the world’s leading apparel brands such as Victoria’s Secret, Calvin Klein, Jockey, H&M and Hanes. With a monthly capacity of over 3.3Million pieces of clothing in its production plants in Sri Lanka and Cambodia, it positions itself as the specialist sleepwear vendor of Sri Lanka under its new corporate brand Foundation Garments.


"We are delighted with the rapid deployment of the IFS solution, which helps us ensure short time to value," says Dilanka Jinadasa, Director – Foundation Garments. "By implementing a complete business solution, we expect to build more capacity in the existing resources and to eliminate report-makingwhich will enable our existing merchandisers churn out volumes twofold.We were seeking for a solutions partner who could give form to our plans for a real game-changer and found it in IFS".


"Jinadasa Holdings is a well-known and reputed company in the garment industry, and we were very much eager to work with such an entity to expand our solution footprint into this established and growing industry. The solution map we presented to Jinadasa Holdings would eventually cover the end to end process of its materials planning to finished goods delivery- in this case ‘the garment’. The product shown and the expectations matched. Already work has commenced targeting a short project life cycle due to the upcoming winter season and both teams are fully engaged for a quick delivery. Happy and pleased about the partnership which gives us much promise into the industry," said Shiraz Lye, Director Sales & Marketing IFS South Asia.