SriLankan Cargo made a double win at the recent National Logistics Awards, taking home ‘Gold’ in the Airline category and an ‘Award of Recognition for its prolific contribution to the economy through air cargo services during the pandemic. The National Logistics Awards were organized by the Sri Lanka Logistics & Freight Forwarders Association and attended by over 500 participants from freight forwarding, shipping, and courier companies and other airlines.
Sri Lankan Cargo strategized and went beyond to provide innovative solutions to the Sri Lankan logistics community in the past two years following the onset of COVID-19. Effectively, Sri Lankan Cargo was able to bridge gaps in the market and uphold air transportation of goods including essential medical supplies between Sri Lanka and the rest of the world during this period. SriLankan Airlines uplifts over 31 percent of the total exports from Sri Lanka, allocating 56 percent of the airline’s capacity out of the Colombo base station.
The awards won are a testament to Sri Lankan Cargo’s remarkable contribution to the air cargo industry and economy of Sri Lanka. The cargo business of Sri Lankan Airlines hopes to make further strides as it continues on the path of innovation and creating value for its esteemed logistics partners and customers.
SriLankan Cargo has been expanding its services rapidly, using Colombo as a “Hub in the Ocean” to link the fast-growing economies of South Asia with Europe, the Middle, Southeast Asia, and the Far East. www.srilankancargo.com