Logiwiz wins SLSI Merit Award for business excellence

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Logiwiz, the leading 3rd Party Logistics (3PL) service provider in Sri Lanka, was recognised for business excellence at the Sri Lanka Standards Institution’s (SLSI) National Quality Awards ceremony held at the BMICH recently. Logiwiz was awarded with the Merit Certification in the Medium Sector Service category.

Logiwiz Limited General Manager Lasitha Senanayake (left) and Deputy General Manager Randika Perera (second from right) accept the award. Minister of Technology and Research Pavithara Devi Wanniarachchi, Ministry Secretary Dhara Wijethilake and Sri Lanka Standards Institution Chairman Kanchana Ratwatte are also present 

The award represents the culmination of Logiwiz’s increased focus in conforming to international quality standards. In 2009, Logiwiz received the ISO 9001:2008 and OHSAS 18001:2007 certifications. Subsequently, in the same year Logiwiz received the Gold Award under the Transport and Logistics Category at the National Business Excellence Awards hosted by the National Chamber of Commerce.

 “Securing this award at a renowned forum such as the Sri Lanka National Quality Awards is testament to the innovation and commitment Logiwiz has consistently displayed towards uplifting the standards of the 3PL industry. We are honoured that our homegrown venture has reached a point of being recognised for business excellence under this award,” Managing Director, Hayleys Advantis Limited, Ruwan Waidyaratne said. He went on to say “the benefits obtained through productivity improvement will be cascaded down not merely to clients but the industry as a whole”.

This highly prestigious accolade is bestowed upon organisations that have earned high scores according to the Malcom Balridge assessment criteria, which is the benchmark used to assess the performance excellence of high performing international companies. Including metrics such as best practices aligned to process excellence, efficiency of technology deployment, partnering culture with clients, and the knowledge and commitment of the organisation’s workforce, the assessment criteria helps pave the way for benefits such as cost savings through process excellence and benchmarked service standards.

Logiwiz is a fully-owned subsidiary of the Hayleys Advantis Group, the Transportation and Logistics arm of the Hayleys Group, one of Sri Lanka’s pre-eminent multinational conglomerates. Engaged in providing logistics and supply chain management solutions to a majority of the leading multi-national companies operating in Sri Lanka, as well as local corporate entities, Logiwiz manages over 1 million sq. ft of warehouse space for its prestigious clientele.