Our Achievements

1979

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.

1980

Commenced providing depot services to the Ceylon Shipping Corporation, the national carrier. Constructed 1st warehouse of 15,000 sq.ft.

1981

Extended land area of depot to 4 acres. Acquired 3 prime movers and 6, 40 ft trailers to set up transport division.

1982

Established Container Freight Stations (CFS)

1983

Set up Multimodal Container Terminal Ltd., as 2nd depot facility in Hendala, Wattala

1985

Expanded into container trading and domestic leasing activities.

1986

Extended land area of depot to 6 acres. Established container refurbishing plant

1990

Extended land area of depot to 8.5 acres

1995

Started project cargo division

1996

Won Quality Depot Award from Transamerica Leasing Incorporated, USA, for the best depot among 29 depots in the South East Asian region.

1999

Won Gold Medal from Transamerica Leasing Incorporated, USA, for the best depot among 29 depots in the South East Asian region

2002

Established ISO tank cleaning services

2004

Established container conversion division

2005

Constructed 2nd warehouse of 15,000 sq.ft

2008

McLarens Logistics Ltd was incorporated as a shipping agency, NVOCC and ISO tank agency, and freight forwarding company.

2014

Established custom brokerage division

2015

Second shipping agency division established- Specialised Shipping Services Pvt Ltd

2016

Multimodal depot operation shifted to Tudella, Ja-Ela