Expolanka Freight

Expolanka Freight is the one of the largest freight forwarders in Sri Lanka and has established itself as a premier provider of services for the fashion industry. The current infrastructure supports multi modal transportation and logistics with Ocean and Air transportation as the core areas and inland trucking/haulage, warehousing, customs clearance & handling and Project Cargo are offered to the discerning customers.

Expolanka has a total of 13 own operations in Africa, the Middle East and Asia and represents multiple agents in the Indian Subcontinent. Many of these have won Top Agent awards in recognition of their outstanding performance.

As a forwarder, we enjoy the top most slot in apparel export service category in almost all origins that we operate in coupled with perishables such as tuna, fresh produce, rubber and tea. Our primary imports are fabric and garments accessories, telecom equipment, medical equipment, project cargo, machinery and medicine.

We focus primarily on servicing the apparel industry as a fashion logistics specialists and pioneered tailor-made solutions such as Quality Assurance Centers and 'Garments on Hangers' (GOH) services in Sri Lanka with combined multi-modal transportation solutions. Expolanka Freight has today built a high reputation as a specialist in this key segment of the economy. Innovation and customer-centricity is built into our wide ranging freight and logistics solutions. Our services are professional and efficient and often exceed the expectations of our clients across different industries.

We offer the following range of services:

  • Air Freight Export and Import
  • Sea Freight Export and Import
  • Combined transport - Sea and Air
  • Freight Consolidation
  • In-house Import/Export Customing
  • In-house Imports Bond
  • Multi-Modal transportation
  • Warehousing and distribution
  • Inland transportation
  • Specialized Cargo handling
  • GOH Services, Quality Assurance (QA) Bar Code Scanning facilities
  • Door-to-door delivery and pick up services
  • Project Cargo handling
  • Customs Brokerage & Clearance
  • Transshipment Services
  • Air Charters

Since its inception, Expolanka Freight has won many awards across the globe both for its strong service and customer oriented approach. The company was adjudged by IATA as 'Top Agent' in Sri Lanka over 10 years consecutively; in Bangladesh as 'Top Agent' for 3 consecutive years and ranked third in India. Other significant achievements are:

  • The 'Best Global On-Time Performance Award' by Limited Brand Logistics Services in Hong Kong for the last 4 years (2007-2010)
  • The 'Gold Award' by APL in 2002
  • The 'Bronze Award' in the 'Services' Category in 1996 and 1997 by the National Chamber of Exporters in Sri Lanka
  • Numerous 'Top Agent' awards from world class airlines with the most recent being the Gold Award from Kuwait Airways for 2007/2008 and the 'Player of the year' award in 2009 from British Airways.

Top Cargo Agent Award
Over the past years Expolanka Freight Limited has been honoured for its outstanding performances in different stations with Top Agent Awards from the following airlines.

  • Air Canada - Sri Lanka
  • Air France - India, Dubai, Mauritius and Madagascar
  • Alitalia - Sri Lanka
  • All Nippon Airlines - Sri Lanka
  • American Airlines - Sri Lanka & Dubai
  • Biman - Bangladesh
  • British Airways - Sri Lanka, Dubai & Bangladesh
  • British Airways - Sri Lanka
  • Cargolux - India
  • Cathay Pacific - Sri Lanka
  • City Bird - Mauritius & Madagascar
  • Czech Airlines - Sri Lanka
  • Emirates - Sri Lanka, Dubai and Bangladesh
  • Federal Express - Sri Lanka
  • Gulf Air - Sri Lanka
  • Japan Airlines - Sri Lanka
  • KLM Cargo - Sri Lanka
  • Korean Airlines - Sri Lanka
  • Kuwait Airways - Sri Lanka
  • Kuwait Airways - Sri Lanka & Bangladesh
  • LTU - Sri Lanka
  • Lufthansa - Sri Lanka & Dubai
  • Malaysian Airlines - Sri Lanka & Bangladesh
  • Nippon Cargo Airlines - Sri Lanka
  • North West Cargo - Sri Lanka
  • Oman Air - Sri Lanka and Bangladesh
  • Pakistan International Airlines - Bangladesh
  • Qatar Airways - Sri Lanka & Bangladesh
  • Royal Jordanian - Sri Lanka
  • Saudi Arabian Airlines - Sri Lanka and Bangladesh
  • Singapore Airlines - Sri Lanka and Bangladesh
  • SriLankan Airlines - Sri Lanka, India and Bangladesh
  • Swiss Air Cargo - Sri Lanka & India
  • Thai Airways - Sri Lanka and Bangladesh
  • Uzbekistan Airways - Bangladesh
  • Virgin Atlantic - Sri Lanka