Ceylon Linux (Pvt) Ltd., recently entered into an agreement with Agri Equipment Division of Hayleys Agriculture to provide its Sales Force Automation software, the most innovating system with GPS locations in a bid to enhance efficiency of its sales personnel as well as overall management of Hayleys Agri Equipment Division. The management of Hayleys Agriculture, with a view to changing from the existing method to a more innovative system seeks to simplify the task of the sales staff and at the same time have `real time` access to the sales related activities of the entire field arena. By migrating to Ceylon Linux SFA system and optimizing the efficiency of their sales force they hope to achieve a host of benefits.
Ceylon Linux (Pvt) Ltd, providing a host of ICT Products and Software Solutions is the pioneer Open Source Software and Linux Solutions Provider in Sri Lanka. Linux and open source software technologies are proven to be a secure and reliable platforms. Many companies have already benefited by switching to Linux and Open Source Technologies saving money on software licensing costs.
The most user friendly android Sales Force Automation software system called `SalesPad` was designed and developed by Ceylon Linux and is widely used by many companies. The use of tablets not only enables the sales force to expedite the process of generating sales orders easily but also to send daily updates of all sales data to the Head Office via GPRS or 3G network. The field staff is able to create sales orders, add new retail outlets and take photographs of outlets as well eliminating fraudulent operations. Further they are able to monitor available stocks and plan replenishment in a more innovative method doing away with the time consuming legacy entries often prone to error. The SalesPad can be used even without internet facility and is incorporated with an easy user-friendly navigation menu having a flexible connectivity and integration with any back-end application with a highly secure login and configurable user registration.
Also there is the very important benefit of the Head office of Hayleys Agri Div and respective ASMs receiving daily, monthly, yearly reports of various functions related to sales, exclusively customized as required by the Hayleys Agri Management.
Hayleys Agri Equipment Div deals in a wide range of machinery including combine harvesters, 4-wheel and 2-wheel tractors, paddy transplanters, combine threshers and milking machines sold by Hayleys under international brand names such as Kubota, Farmtrac as well as Hayleys
Agriculture`s own brand Agrotech. Agriculture remains a cornerstone in Sri Lanka`s economy with more than 70% of population living in rural areas depending on the industry for their livelihoods. Fuelled by the post-war economic rejuvenation and the continued administrative support, the sector contributed up to 11.1% to the country`s GDP last year. It is apparent that the Agriculture sector will continue to play an important role in the socio-economic development of the country in the ensuing development era.
Ceylon Linux is proud to be associated with Hayleys Agriculture and be a part of their growth in the industry especially in the agriculture sector ensuring food security, alleviating poverty, achieving self-reliance and overall economic development in the country at large.