EFL Global Freeport team; Damayantha De Alwis (Sector Business Head) and Binara Wijesuriya (Business Head) accepting the Taiki Akimoto 5S Award from Sunil Ratnayake (General Secretary – JASTECA), Dr. Anil Munasinghe (General Manager: Marketing - Kelani Cables) and Nirosh De Silva (Assistant General Secretary – JASTECA)
EFL Global Freeport (Pvt) Ltd, a member of Expolanka Holdings PLC, a leading logistics conglomerate in Sri Lanka has recently reached two key milestones of being recognized for their superior process discipline by winning a Merit Award at the Taiki Akimoto 5S Awards as well as being inducted in to being a Member of the World Free Zones Organization (World FZO).
EFL Global Freeport is the only logistics service provider to have achieved this Merit Award at the Taiki Akimoto 5S Award awarded by JASTECA, which was held at The Galadari Hotel recently, and was awarded in view of their adherence to 5S disciplines. Taiki Akimoto has become synonymous with 5S in Sri Lanka and this award is known as the Annual National Competition for 5S in Sri Lanka. Companies take part in this competition in order to obtain an independent assessment of their superior disciplines and adherence to benchmarked practices. A multitude of applications have been received for the Taiki Akimoto 5S Awards from both the Public & Private Sector Organizations.
Subsequently, EFL Global Freeport has also been inducted as a Member of the World FZO, which is the largest, most active Free Zone organization in the world with over 620 members from all parts of the globe. World FZO brings together free zones from all over the world and promotes their positive impacts by providing guidance, knowledge and services to its members, so as to enhance free zones’ contribution to economic prosperity and social development.
EFL Global Freeport is the first private company to set up free zone operations in Sri Lanka. Occupying 240,000Sqft, the facility is equipped with state-of-the-art infrastructure along with a Tier 1 Warehouse Management System (WMS), HighJump to provide seamless services. EFL Global Freeport provides real time visibility and increased efficiencies through advanced analytics, business intelligence (BI), robotic process automation (RPA) etc. EFL Global Freeport is backed by EFL’s international presence in 21 countries across 60+ offices globally and can provide end to end solutions to all client requirements whatever and wherever they may be. With a global network and international affiliations, which are supported by adherence to processes and disciplines, EFL Global Freeport is able to provide a seamless and global logistics experience and solutions to its clientele around the world.