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International Woven Apparel Manufacturer, Sumithra Garments, Adopts Coats Digital’s FastReactPlan to Consolidate and Streamline Production Planning Across the Business

FastReactPlan will provide a highly visual, single source of planning information, digitally connecting all departments across the company to mitigate over- and under-capacity bookings, and reduce delivery delays, material costs and idle time

Coats DigitalSumithra Garments-Coats Digital's FastReactPlan is pleased to announce that leading international woven apparel producer, Sumithra Garments (Pvt.) Ltd.,  has selected Coats Digital’s FastReactPlan to digitally transform its production processes, enabling it to provide complete visibility to planning and production operations for all relevant teams so it can eliminate low efficiencies and under- and over-capacity bookings; improve on-time delivery targets; minimise unnecessary time and material cost overheads, and significantly  reduce firefighting on late order change requests.

Founded in 1984, Sri Lankan headquartered Sumithra Garments (Pvt) Ltd. is a manufacturer and global exporter of woven apparel products, with special expertise in woven bottoms and outerwear.

The company boasts a dedicated family of 4,000 employees and four state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities across Sri Lanka. Sumithra Garments produces 4.5 million garments per annum and has a turnover of over $40 million.It’s international customers include: Prana, Dillard’s, Tom Tailer, Asos, FatFace, Next, Marks & Spencer and Super Dry.

“Sumithra is currently running an Internal ERP to manage its end-to-end apparel manufacturing business. With FastReactPlan onboard, we are looking to enhance our Production/Capacity Planning functions to achieve a proactive, modern-day approach to decision making.”

Eshaka Weerasinghe
Deputy General Manager (IT)
Sumithra Garments (Pvt.) Ltd

FastReact is a perfectly matched application to align with our existing ERP, so that we can successfully achieve the desired improvements outlined in our digital roadmap. We look forward to improving our production efficiencies and ensuring we achieve speedy order processing every time for the benefit of all our valuable customers and stakeholders.

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“We are delighted that Sumithra Garments has chosen Coats Digital’s FastReactPlan to digitally revolutionise it’s planning and production processes. FastReactPlan will enable Sumithra Garments’ planning teams to input key data just once, greatly reducing workloads and human errors to significantly improve the response speed of its planning and production teams – and we look forward to working closely with them to help them realise their digitisation goals so they can take advantage of new opportunities to future-proof their business successfully.”

Charitha Liyanagoda
Sales Manager (Sri Lanka)
Coats Digital
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