Keells & Manthan unite to power supplier collaboration platform KANE

By Akshay Kedari  Date: 2019-12-27

Keells & Manthan unite to power supplier collaboration platform KANE

Sri Lanka-based John Keells Holdings PLC’s retail arm JayKay Marketing Service has reportedly united with AI solutions provider Manthan for their digital transformation journey. This alliance will give Keells access to Manthan’s robust Vendor Link solution. This solution will further help power the new Keells Advanced Network Exchange (KANE) platform.

Keells, considered to be a progressive brand is known for its interest in innovative technologies that help it develop rapidly and maintain high efficiency levels across their business. This partnership comes along the heels of another initiative by Keells to bring their entire 650+ strong supplier network to a singular platform to enhance efficiency.

Leveraging the Vendor Link platform as KANE, Keells can automate their collaborative supplier network and bring about data driven decision making and visibility to the platform, in turn realizing their ambitious business objectives.

Vendor Link allows Keells and its supplier network to automate their entire B2B process cycle via a portal-based platform. Likewise, it also helps utilize supply chain data analytics and POS to enhance the efficiency of collaborative actions like demand forecasting & planning, new product launches, inventory management, display space management, trade promotions and more.

John Keells Holdings PLC President – Retail, Charitha Subasinghe has apparently claimed that innovation is a vital part of Keells. She expressed her anticipation of the alliance with Manthan, stating that it would take their supplier collaboration to new heights. She further added that Keells is committed to investing in innovative technologies to empower stakeholders to set higher standards pertaining to business efficiency and internal process development.

Manthan Chief Product Officer, Sameer Narula also spoke about the partnership, stating that Vendor Link will further fortify Keells’ already-robust technology and business proficiency, by bridging its data & process integration capacities with their extended enterprise network. He further expressed his delight at joining hands with an affluent brand like Keells and becoming a core component of their digital transformation quest.
 

Source Credit: https://martechseries.com/analytics/keells-partners-with-manthan-to-power-keells-advanced-network-exchange-kane-to-collaborate-with-suppliers/

About Author

Akshay Kedari     aeresearch.net

Akshay Kedari

A qualified computer engineering graduate, Akshay Kedari takes pride in having his way with words. Following his passion for content creation, he writes insightful pieces on aeresearch.net and a few other portals. Also endorsed with a short-term experience in web deve...

Read More

More News By Akshay Kedari

Square to acquire installment payment firm Afterpay for USD 29 Bn

Square to acquire installment payment firm Afterpay for USD 29 Bn

By Akshay Kedari

With the increasing competition in the buy now pay later (BNPL) arena for U.S. consumers, digital payments firm Square Inc. recently announced its plans of acquiring BNPL company Afterpay Ltd. in an all-stock deal valued at USD 29 billion. The San F...

Hyundai Motor, LG Energy Solution to launch battery plant in Indonesia

Hyundai Motor, LG Energy Solution to launch battery plant in Indonesia

By Akshay Kedari

This new battery production plant will be built in the Karwang Regency. It will reportedly have a yearly output of around 10 gigawatt-hours of batteries. South Korean multinational conglomerates Hyundai Motor Company and LG Energy Solution Ltd. ...

Amazon’s ‘Key for Business’ raises security concerns for U.S apartments

Amazon’s ‘Key for Business’ raises security concerns for U.S apartments

By Akshay Kedari

American technology and e-commerce giant, Amazon.com Inc. has reportedly been using ‘Key for Business’- a system that enables the company’s delivery agents to gain access to apartment complexes without requiring to be buzzed in by r...

Volvo Cars might take full control of its Chinese stake ahead of IPO

Volvo Cars might take full control of its Chinese stake ahead of IPO

By Akshay Kedari

Swedish luxury automobile manufacturer Volvo Cars Corporation reportedly signed an agreement with Zhejiang Geely Holding Group to buy out from their decade-long joint ventures to gain complete ownership of its facilities in China. According to relia...

Lamborghini expects sale volumes to hit record highs in India this year

Lamborghini expects sale volumes to hit record highs in India this year

By Akshay Kedari

Italian luxury sports car manufacturer, Automobili Lamborghini S.p.A. is reportedly expecting substantial growth in sales volumes in India this year as the carmaker is experiencing a V-shaped upturn in demand after the easing out of COVID-19 pandemic...