Expolanka’s Expo Freight wins 2 Gold awards at NCE Awards

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Continuing the winning streak from the year before and beyond, Expolanka Freight (EFL) claimed top honours, winning two gold awards at the 22nd Annual National Chamber of Exporters Awards ceremony held in Colombo. EFL claimed the Gold as the Most Outstanding Exporter – Service Providers to Exporters and Gold for the Service Providers to Exporters ‘Extra-Large Category for the second consecutive year. The company has continued to gain recognition at NCE awards since 2011, winning a Bronze award to begin with and upgrading to a Silver in 2012. Commenting on the win, Jagath Pathirane, CEO, Expo Freight (EFL) said: “We have been continuously winning awards at the prestigious NCE awards for the past four years. It is always a pleasure to be recognised for our commitment and high standards. This is a tribute to our contribution to the Sri Lankan export economy and our excellent service standards. We hope to continue to improve and innovate our services to suit the changing market conditions and needs.” The Annual Export Awards conducted by the National Chamber of Exporters, is a high profile, and looked forward to event in the business calendar of Sri Lanka. NCE has been conducting this event without a break since 1993. It serves to encourage, recognize, and reward excellence in exports of Sri Lankan Exporters and service providers to exporters, who make an indispensable and vital contribution to sustain, and expand the economy of Sri Lanka. Expo Freight (EFL) has a network that spans across Asia, Africa, the Middle East and the USA. It commands a global footprint today with a 1200+ staff strength across 18 countries and 45 cities. Its tailor-made flexible solutions, strategic reach and reliability, coupled with its multi-modal transportation and logistics with ocean and air transportation have positioned EFL as one of the largest air and ocean freight forwarders, in the region. While engaged in the regular handling of perishables, commodities, telecom and medical equipment, project cargo, machinery and pharmaceuticals, the Company primarily focuses on servicing the apparel industry as a fashion logistics specialists.