DP Logistics Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Picking at DPL warehouse

DP Logistics Ltd. (DPL), an integral member of the David Pieris Group of Companies, commemorated its remarkable 20-year journey in the logistics sector. 

Established in 2003, the company initially supported the internal Bajaj operations, which included the importation, clearance, and transportation of two-wheelers and three-wheelers, along with distribution and warehousing of finished goods and spare parts across island-wide locations. Over the years DPL has evolved into a premier logistics and supply chain management solutions provider in Sri Lanka.

With a rich portfolio of services spanning Transportation, Warehouse Management, Freight Forwarding, Customs Brokerage, Consultancy and Project Logistics, and Document Management and archiving, the Company prides itself on its customer-centric approach and unwavering commitment to excellence. Leveraging cutting-edge technology and a profound understanding of business dynamics, DPL specialises in crafting tailored logistics and supply chain solutions.

DPL also introduced Robotic Process Automation (RPA) to its warehouse operations, in collaboration with D P Infotech Ltd., the Group’s IT arm. The Introduction of RPA to repetitive processes within the warehouse has increased efficiency and streamlined the release of goods and vehicles while reducing dependency on human intervention.

Despite DPL commencing freight forwarding relatively recently, they were honoured with a merit award at the Freight Forwarder Large Company Category at the National Logistics Awards 2022.

DPL Managing Director and CEO Dinesh Mendis said: “Our journey, which began by serving the needs of our partner, David Pieris Motor Company, has led us to become a stalwart in the logistics sector. We take immense pride in delivering a comprehensive suite of logistics services, meticulously designed to address the distinct requirements of our valued customers.”

As part of its growth, DPL has cultivated strong relationships with stakeholders, earning a reputation for dedication, reliability, and service excellence. 

Mendis expressed gratitude to the company’s esteemed clientele, noting, “Our success story has been nurtured by the unwavering support and loyalty of our cherished customers. Their enduring faith in us has propelled us to continuously innovate and elevate our performance.”

As the 20th anniversary celebrations unfold, DPL renews its pledge to place customers and their unique needs at the forefront of its endeavours. The company’s enduring passion and unwavering dedication to ensuring optimal efficiency in customer service remain steadfast. 

(Source: Daily Mirror)