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Nestlé Lanka’s Distribution Centre completes safe operations

Reinforces Company’s commitment to people

Nestlé Lanka’s Distribution Centre in Kurunegala completed 4,000 days of safe operations, reinforcing the company’s strong commitment to its people and their safety.

Located and operated in collaboration with its logistics partner EFL 3PL, Nestlé Lanka’s Distribution Centre employees a team of over 150 personnel to ensure efficient warehousing and transportation of much-loved Nestlé products, making them accessible to Consumers Island wide.

An event was held recently at Nestlé Lanka’s Distribution Centre to commemorate this noteworthy achievement.

Nestlé Lanka Managing Director Jason Avanceña Avanceña said, “It is our great pleasure to celebrate the milestone of reaching 4,000 safe days here at our Distribution Center. We believe that people are at the heart of our business. As such, safety is a non-negotiable priority for us at Nestlé. I commend each employee for taking up the responsibility of ensuring their own safety at the workplace and upholding our stringent safety standards. I wish to also recognize the good work being done by the Distribution Centre team for the continuity of our business operations amidst the multitude of volatilities we face today.”

“We are privileged to work with a company with similar values as us. AtEFL 3PL, safety of people is our topmost priority, and we are grateful for Nestlé’s stringent guidelines which ensure our team has a safe working environment every day, said Chief Executive Officer – EFL 3PL, Sammy Akbar.

Member of Parliament, Anura Priyadarshana Yapa shared his thoughts on Nestlé Lanka’s journey in Sri Lanka for over 115 years and its contribution to the socio-economic development of the country; “I am pleased that Nestlé established its factory here in Pannala, positively impacting many in the community through continuous investment and the creation of employment. I wish to commend the efforts of both Nestlé Lanka and EFL 3PL for their unwavering efforts to make high quality products available to consumers, all the while ensuring the safety and wellbeing of their employees.”

Reinforcing their commitment to highest safety, the senior management of Nestlé Lanka and EFL 3PL signed a pledge, which was recited by the audience to remind themselves of the responsibility of ensuring one’s own safety at the workplace. Further, an art competition was organized for employees’ children to showcase their interpretation of safety and an awards ceremony was also held to recognize employees who have demonstrated highest standards of safety as a means of encouraging responsible behaviour and continuing to drive a safety culture.

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