Inland container depot facility was established on a land area of approximately one acre at the present location in Welisara, initially to provide services to CTI & ICS containers belonging to two of the world’s largest container leasing companies.
Commenced providing depot services to the Ceylon Shipping Corporation, the national carrier. Constructed 1st warehouse of 15,000 sq.ft.
Extended land area of depot to 4 acres. Acquired 3 prime movers and 6, 40 ft trailers to set up transport division.
Established Container Freight Stations (CFS)
Set up Multimodal Container Terminal Ltd., as 2nd depot facility in Hendala, Wattala
Expanded into container trading and domestic leasing activities.
Extended land area of depot to 6 acres. Established container refurbishing plant
Extended land area of depot to 8.5 acres
Started project cargo division
Won Quality Depot Award from Transamerica Leasing Incorporated, USA, for the best depot among 29 depots in the South East Asian region.
Won Gold Medal from Transamerica Leasing Incorporated, USA, for the best depot among 29 depots in the South East Asian region
Established ISO tank cleaning services
Established container conversion division
Constructed 2nd warehouse of 15,000 sq.ft
McLarens Logistics Ltd was incorporated as a shipping agency, NVOCC and ISO tank agency, and freight forwarding company.
Established custom brokerage division
Second shipping agency division established- Specialised Shipping Services Pvt Ltd
Multimodal depot operation shifted to Tudella, Ja-Ela