John Keells Logistics (Pvt.) Ltd. (JKLL), a premier Third Party Logistics Services Provider (3PL) in Sri Lanka, was recognizedas a “Company with Great Managers” at the Great Manager Awards (2018), held recently at The Kingsbury Hotel, Colombo.

Senath Jayathilake CEO of JKLL receiving an award from Chief Guest Minister of Economic
Reforms and Public Distribution Dr. Harsha de Silva

Top three awardees namely, Kushalya Happuarachchi – Accountant was recognized as the
Great Manager for Sustaining Individual Credibility category while Sampath Godagama
Distribution Centre Manager won the Great Manager awards for Driving Results and Execution category. Sameera Dassanayake Warehouse Supervisor won the Great Manager award for Enhancing People Performance category.

The awards were conferred by The Great Manager Awards, a global human resource
management consulting body with a focus on improving performance capabilities and business acumen of partner organizations. Individual nominees are assessed for managerial effectiveness based on People Business’ R-OPTI model based on five constructs – Driving Results, Aligning Organization Vision, Enhancing People Performance, Building Team Effectiveness and Sustaining Individual Credibility. The survey and results are audited by an esteemed advisory panel and faculty.

Senath Jayathilake CEO of JKLL stated,

“We are proud of our high achievers. Our company’s biggest asset is our team. The success, growth and the sustainability of our business will always depend on each individual team member committing their very best at all times. We strive to drive an organizational ecosystem that nurtures and develops entrepreneurship, innovation and leadership skills amongst the team; and awards such as this gives us the reassurance that we are doing things right.

John Keells Logistics Management team with the award winners

JKLL, a fully owned subsidiary of John Keells Holdings PLC, is a premier third party contract
logistics (3PL) solutions provider with service expertise spanning across multiple industry verticals. With several state-of-the-art logistic centers located within proximity to major highways, industrial parks, city centers and ports; complimented with an extensive fleet of transport vehicles, JKLL is strategically poised to service a wide spectrum of logistics and related service needs of supply chains it services.

JKLL operates over 500,000 sq.ft. of logistics centre space, inclusive of ambient and
temperature-controlled facilities. The company is a proud recipient of the ISO 9001:2015 and OHSAS 18001:2007 certifications, enabling the company to guarantee that customers receive consistent, high quality service levels on par with global best practices and standards.


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