Spectra named Best Container Depot for Import and Export at ICS -ACDO Awards 2020

April 5, 2021 at 11:22 AM

Rohitha Jayatilake General Manager – Inland Container Terminal (Right) of Spectra Integrated Logistics with the two awards

The country’s premier logistics company, Spectra Integrated Logistics (Spectra), a joint venture between Hemas Transportation and GAC Sri Lanka was named ‘Best Container Depot’ for both Import and Export sectors at the recently held 27th Annual ICS Award Ceremony 2020. This win rides on the company being recognized as Best Container Depot- Import and nominated in the Export sector in ICS Awards 2019.

The award ceremony conducted by the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (ICS- UK) Sri Lanka recognizes top performing logistics providers in the country based on an independent survey conducted among numerous importers and exporters on the services they received for the year 2020.

As a one stop shop logistics solutions provider of warehousing, transportation, customs brokerage and container depot services, Spectra’s consistent performance in providing the best integrated logistics services to its customers has helped the company bag the Best Container Depot- Import award for the second consecutive year.

The event was held on the 26th March 2021 at Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo with Hon. Minister of Ports and Shipping Rohitha Abeygunawardena as chief guest, former Speaker of the Parliament Deshabandu Karu Jayasuriya and Chairman of the Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) General (Retd) Daya Ratnayake as guests of honor and Prof. Ajantha Dharmasiri delivering  the keynote speech.

Commenting on the awards, General Manager- Inland Container Terminal at Spectra Integrated Logistics, Rohitha Jayatilake said, “We thank all our customers for their tremendous encouragement and support to keep us moving forward amidst various challenges we faced as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Our success was made possible by the trust that our customers have placed in us and the dedication of our highly motivated and passionate team of supply chain experts. We are confident that the company will continue to grow from strength to strength with the continued support of our customers and our staff.”

Spectra’s extensive knowledge and expertise in providing some of the best integrated logistics solutions spans diverse industry sectors. The company has a fifteen-acre-state-of-the-art-container-yard in the Muthurajawela Industrial Zone with a warehousing and distribution facility famed for being one of the largest of its kind in the country.

The company is embarking on a digital transformation journey to fully optimize its operations to cater to the evolving needs of its customers and the industry, by providing an innovative, seamless, and real-time service experience while focusing on societal and environmental values.

Spectra aims to be a gamechanger in the industry with the vision of being the leading innovative, integrated supply chain and logistics solutions partner, and fostering a culture that embraces innovation and inclusion which surpasses all other service providers in Sri Lanka.