Agility to provide logistics for wind power projectsJune 14, 2011, 7:09 pm
* Local arm of global specialist now provides logistics support to 3 wind power projects in the country
From Left: Kalum Amarasekera, CEO – Agility Logistics (Pvt) Ltd., Sri Lanka, Ruwan Waidyaratne, Managing Director – Hayleys Advantis Limited, Omar Raban, Former Managing Director/Executive Director - Hayleys Advantis Limited, Asgi Akbarally, Director - Akbar Brothers (Pvt) Ltd., Manjula Perera, CEO – Nirmalapura Wind Power (Pvt) Ltd.
Agility Logistics (Pvt) Ltd. has been awarded the contract to provide complete logistics services for a 10 MW wind power plant in the North Western coastal area of Sri Lanka by Nirmalapura Wind Power (Pvt) Ltd.
This is the third contract awarded to the company, which specialises in the provision of logistics services for wind power projects, from the four such projects in the country.
Among the company’s clients are Seguwantivu Wind Power (Pvt) Ltd. and Vidatamunai Wind Power (Pvt) Ltd. whose two 10 MW plants on the coast of Puttalam, represent the largest wind power projects in the country.
"Agility has been chosen to provide logistics services for a majority of wind power projects in the country due to the extensive global experience and expertise it possesses in the field," Agility Sri Lanka Director/CEO Kalum Amarasekara said. "The company is focusing on the continuous development of a specialized resource and talent pool to serve the growing demand of the wind power industry."
He added that Agility will strive to further enhance safety measures in its drive to offer unparalleled logistics services to the wind power sector in Sri Lanka.
From its roots in emerging markets, Agility brings efficiency to supply chains in some of the globe’s most challenging environments, offering unmatched personal service, a global footprint and customized capabilities in developed countries and emerging economies alike. A publicly traded company, Agility is one of the world’s leading providers of integrated logistics with close to $6 billion in annual revenue and more than 25,000 employees in 550 offices across 100 countries.