In contributing towards developing Sri Lanka as a globally competitive hub for logistics, Advantis 3PL Plus, a member of the Hayleys Advantis Group, announced a major expansion of its mega distribution centre, Advantis Logistics City (ALC), strategically situated at Kotugoda, Ja Ela.
The new wing, constructed on 2 acres, will add 121,000 square feet of warehousing space, expanding the total facility to over 450,000 square feet, making it the largest, and most technologically sophisticated distribution hub of its kind in Sri Lanka. With the Addition of ALC, Hayleys Advantis group will operate over 3.5 million square footage of total warehousing space, both locally and regionally, and currently has a distribution footprint spanning over 26.5 million kilometers per annum.
Hayleys PLC Chairman and Chief Executive, Mohan Pandithage at the ceremony
Hayleys Chairman and Chief Executive Mohan Pandithage, together with Hayleys Advantis Managing Director Ruwan Waidyaratne, members of the Hayleys Advantis Group Management Committee, valued customers and other stakeholders were in attendance to witness the special groundbreaking ceremony held at the premises on the 8th of December.
“Hayleys has long served as a proud contributor to the nation’s development, and our logistics sector has been the bedrock of Sri Lanka’s economy. The pandemic revealed the importance of resilience in the logistics industry which gave Hayleys Advantis the opportunity to show what we are truly capable of, and our results speak very clearly,” said Hayleys PLC Chairman and Chief Executive, Mohan Pandithage.