For over six decades we’ve held the position as Sri Lanka’s leading pharmaceutical importer and distributor, and we’ve got the figures to show for it. When combined with Hemas Surgicals & Diagnostics, our annual turnover exceeded LKR 12 billion In 2017/2018. Additionally, we boast a collective team of over 650 talented employees and represent more than 25 of the most distinguished international and regional pharmaceutical manufacturers. As a fully owned subsidiary of Hemas Holdings PLC, we inherit a reputation as one of Sri Lanka’s premier public quoted conglomerates.
We currently hold 30% of the market share, reigning as Sri Lanka’s largest, and ever-growing, pharmaceutical distributor. In all our years, we’ve forged some powerful relationships with top industry partners. By leveraging these relationships and implementing our world-class systems, we have been able to consistently deliver high quality pharmaceuticals to hospitals and pharmacies in every part of the country.
In all our work, we adhere to the highest codes of ethics. We make maximum contributions to ensure that integrity is preserved at every step of our processes. Our specialized departments are headed by professional managers who have logistics down to a science. Their excellent work methods combined with our efficient protocols ensure that all aspects of the supply chain flow right into the fast track, including registration, inventory management, importation and clearing, warehousing, selling and distribution, and tendering.
We use our inimitable experience and our unparalleled distribution network to grow the business of the Principals we represent, bolstered by our position as Sri Lanka’s pharmaceutical powerhouse. Confidentiality and service are of the utmost importance within our organization, protecting the interests of our principals, preventing internal competition, and forging trusting relationships that span decades.
Our proud heritage spanning over six decades, passionate corporate culture, and uncompromising commitment to the highest of the industry’s standards singles us out as a corporation that seeks only to partner with principals that share our philosophy and values. It is our proven ability to build the businesses of our principals that has garnered us attention and accolades from the entire industry, as well as a stably growing market share. Over 20% of Sri Lankan pharmacy stock is supplied by us, thanks to our ability to offer competitive, best value propositions.
Our financial position and past performance help support the business of principals and agencies while maintaining the highest standards of ethics, corporate governance and financial compliance. All this is backed by a dedicated team of professionals who ensure that we have the right people for our company and they are properly trained and motivated.
As the leader in pharmaceutical distribution, the company has focused on driving growth through investments in technological solutions to facilitate strategic selling, share real time information, optimize workflows and provide analytical insights to aid our principals to drive growth in the domestic market.
We are an IT-focused company, strategically utilising the latest technologies to empower our staff and our Principals with the most current data in order to make better-informed and timely decisions. By doing so, we are able to gather invaluable data for our staff and principals and optimize workflows. We also promote the cross-functional sharing of information by utilizing the world-renowned Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solution SAP, along with other state of the art, customized tracking systems.