The all-island competition was organised by the Sri Lankan Garment Buying Offices Association (SLGBOA) on the 2nd of November 2012. This initiative aims to promote and foster growth of the garment industry in the country.
Leading apparel manufacturers, freight forwarders, shipping companies and express operators took part in the competition, in total 33 teams competed to win the coveted trophy.
Jerome Brohier, Country General Manager for TNT Express in Sri Lanka stated: “we are delighted that the TNT Express team could demonstrate a high level of know-how and industry expertise in front of our main competitors and partners. It is the “Sure we Can” spirit of our employees that ensures our continuing service excellence.”
James Edgeworth, TNT Express Middle East and Sub Continent Associates Sales and Marketing Director commented: “We are extremely proud to receive the SLASA trophy for the third year in a row; it motivates us to continue our hard work to meet the customers’ ever-more demanding requirements and to provide them with first class delivery solutions. It also reaffirms our position as a company that recognises and encourages employee engagement.”
The apparel sector is one of Sri Lanka’s largest export industries and provides a major part of the country’s gross domestic product.
TNT Express, in Sri Lanka is represented by Ace International Express, the express delivery arm of Aitken Spence Cargo. TNT Express in Sri Lanka has 15 branches island wide.
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