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September 1, 2023

Our CEO, Mr. Janaka Gunawardene, featured in Echelon Magazine, Spotlight on Aitken Spence Logistics!

Mr. Janaka Gunawardena, the Chief Executive Officer of Aitken Spence Logistics, takes a deep dive into the company's visionary strategy to redefine the logistics sector comprehensively. This approach encompasses every facet of the supply chain, from sourcing to final delivery. Aitken Spence Logistics places a premium on client satisfaction, technological innovation, and operational efficiency. Their strategy relies on strategically located facilities, augmented by advanced tracking and analytical tools, as well as robust collaborations with carriers, suppliers, and customs authorities, ensuring the seamless execution of operations.

Mr. Gunawardena, a seasoned professional, joined the Aitken Spence Group in 2016, bringing with him over three decades of managerial expertise spanning integrated logistics, supply chain management, FMCG, and real estate. His illustrious career began at Unilever Sri Lanka and has encompassed leadership roles on the international stage, including positions at Trans-Ware Logistics of the John Keells Group, DHL Nepal, GAC Pakistan, and GAC Abu Dhabi/Kuwait. Armed with an MBA from Western Sydney University and a Chartered Membership with The Institute of Logistics & Transport UK, he now spearheads Aitken Spence's integrated logistics sector.

In this exclusive interview, Gunawardena delves into the logistics infrastructure of Sri Lanka and the nation's aspirations to evolve into a regional logistics hub. He also highlights Aitken Spence Logistics' pivotal role in revitalizing and reimagining the sector, solidifying the company's reputation as a driving force behind logistics innovation and excellence.