New Sri Lanka logistics facility targets exporters

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka’s investment agency has approved a project to build a warehouse and container depot near the Biyagama export processing zone to help exporters bring raw materials and machinery and ship outbound finished products.

The project by Skylift Container Depot and Logistics (Private) Limited, with a total value of 1.83 million US dollars will be located at Walgama, Malwana and employ 49 people, the Board of Investment said.

“We have considerable experience in handling of logistics and container depots both in Sri Lanka and in Melbourne, Australia,” the BOI statement quoted Roshan Buthgama, Director and Managing Director of Skylift as saying.

“We are confident that many of the BOI enterprises at the Biyagama Export Processing Zone will be our future customers, as this will be very advantageous for all companies.

“The activities of the logistic center would include handling of both inbound containers which would include raw materials and machinery and outbound finished products.”

The firm will set up a facility that would be engaged in warehousing and logistic services with a container depot. 
(Colombo/January 08/2019)


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