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We are Salota

SALOTA International has been a trendsetter in the Freight Forwarding Industry providing tailormade solutions and efficient logistics processes around the world.

SALOTA has established itself as the partner of choice for key businesses both locally and globally with a full service portfolio in international trade, freight forwarding, custom brokerage and 3PL solutions.

Our team of experts and a network of global agents are dedicated to providing logistic solutions that helps leading businesses and corporations gain competitive edge in their niche and expand their growth across markets.

We adhere to global guidelines throughout all our processes to ensure optimum and hassle-free solutions for you and your customers.

Vision

Our vision is to be the leading freight solution provider globally by meeting challenging goals and engaging our clients with world-class talent and unparalleled passion.

Salota Vision
Salota Vision

Mission

Our mission is to lead our customers to the future as a responsible logistics service provider with enhanced solutions to deliver every shipment with trust, reliability and absolute care within shortest time possible.

Salota Mission

Vision

Our vision is to be the leading freight solution provider globally by meeting challenging goals and engaging our clients with world-class talent and unparalleled passion.

Salota Vision

Mission

Our mission is to lead our customers to the future as a responsible logistics service provider with enhanced solutions to deliver every shipment with trust, reliability and absolute care within shortest time possible.

Board of Directors

Salota Kolitha Wickremasinghe

Mr. Kolitha Wickremasinghe

Managing Director

With more than 20 years of experience in the shipping and logistics industry, including liner shipping Kolitha enriches the global shipping perspectives with the latest developments of the industry. He has been a prominent figure at P&O Nedlloyd (1998-2004) as part of the pioneering team in Sri Lanka’s tea logistics into Russia / Mediterranean / Gulf / Latin America and Africa by effortlessly fostering confidence in freight brokerage and customs house brokering.

Salota Nilu Mediwake Wickremasinghe

Mrs. Nilu Mediwake Wickremasinghe

Director

As a qualified professional with decades of proven expertise in logistics, shipping and supply chain solutions, Nilu enhances every project with sound knowledge in international trade. Her expertise is influenced by the knowledge and experiences at P & O Nedlloyd Keells (Pvt) Ltd, a joint venture between P&O Nedlloyd BV (then the 4th largest container line in the world) and John Keells Holdings PLC, the largest listed conglomerate in Sri Lanka. Nilu has also been an instrumental player at Aitken Spence Shipping Limited, a part of Aitken Spence PLC, one of the largest conglomerates in the country, for more than 15 years heading a strategic business unit of the Group. She is also a qualified Chartered Marketer from the Chartered Institute of Marketing, UK (MCIM), Member of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers, UK (MICS) and a Member of Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport, UK (MILT).

Salota Nilu Mediwake Wickremasinghe

Mr. Neil Abeyratne

Chief Commercial Officer

As the ormer Regional Customer Services Manager of Maersk Line Sri Lanka till July 2016 and Sales Manager of Maersk Line Sri Lanka from 2006 to 2008, Neil boasts a wealth of knowledge and experiences in the logistics industry. His innovative thinking has been an asset at John Keells Group - Sri lanka’s largest listed conglomerate (under its Holding Company, Subsidiaries and Associate Companies), for 25 years while also representing John Keells Logistics in the Executive Committee (EXCO) of Sri Lanka Freight Forwarders’ Association (SLFFA) from 2008 to 2012. His expertise extends further while heading Sales, Marketing, and Customer Services functions for P&O Nedlloyd Sri Lanka (till 2006), which at the time ranked 4th largest container line in the world. Neil also had a strong presence as the alternate for the Executive Committee (EXCO) of Ceylon Association of Ships’ Agents (CASA) for the period 2012 to 2016 representing Maersk Lanka, and as a Member of Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport UK (MILT).

Executive committee

Salota Nilu Mediwake Wickremasinghe

Mrs. Nilu Mediwake Wickremasinghe

Director

As a qualified professional with decades of proven expertise in logistics, shipping and supply chain solutions, Nilu enhances every project with sound knowledge in international trade. Her expertise is influenced by the knowledge and experiences at P & O Nedlloyd Keells (Pvt) Ltd, a joint venture between P&O Nedlloyd BV (then the 4th largest container line in the world) and John Keells Holdings PLC, the largest listed conglomerate in Sri Lanka. Nilu has also been an instrumental player at Aitken Spence Shipping Limited, a part of Aitken Spence PLC, one of the largest conglomerates in the country, for more than 15 years heading a strategic business unit of the Group. She is also a qualified Chartered Marketer from the Chartered Institute of Marketing, UK (MCIM), Member of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers, UK (MICS) and a Member of Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport, UK (MILT).

Salota Nadeeka Bandarigoda

Mrs. Nadeeka Bandarigoda

Head of Customer Service, Documentation & Operations

Nadeeka Bandarigoda is the Head of Customer Service, Documentation & Operations for SALOTA International (Private) Limited. Her leadership includes oversight of SALOTA International’s group companies & teams. In this position, she provides vision & direction for drives an innovative solution for documentation handling into various countries and establishing procedures for smooth handling of operation and demonstrate its commitment to providing excellent service to customers. Mrs. Bandarigoda joined SALOTA International in 2014 and more than 15 years of experience and she has been working in the capacity of managerial position since 2016 in the industry, including Shipping & Logistics. Her expertise is covers logistics, shipping and customs house brokerage for Sea, Air, Cross Trade and Entrepot Trade including 3PL operations. Mrs. Bandarigoda reading her MBA in Supply Chain and Logistics Management from the Cardiff Metropolitan University of United Kingdom. Earned her Professional Qualification of Shipping and International Freight Forwarding & Transport with the skills of AMS filling, FMC rate agreements handling, DG cargo handling, specialization in special documentation handling in shipping to around the globe & Supply Chain Management.

Salota Mrs.Anushika M.Lokunarangoda

Mrs.Anushika M.Lokunarangoda

Assistant General Manager - Finance

Mrs. Anushika M Lokunarangoda has served as Assistant General Manager– Group Finance at SALOTA International (Private) Limited, a role which she is now extending in her new capacity at SALOTA International (Private) Limited. Anushika Madushani is one of the oldest employees at SALOTA International (Private) Limited, having joined the company as a Senior Accounts Executive in March 2014. Her determination and drive to succeed has seen her climb the ladder, reaching her current position of Assistant General Manager – Group Finance in 2023. her entire working career has been in the industry, with the company and she has seen it grow from a small start-up into the successful giant with 04 sub companies that it is today, managing and overseeing the finance and administrative functions of SALOTA International (Private) Limited, as well as its sub-companies. She is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka. Anushika holds Certified Business Accountant (CBA) - The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (ICASL) and Qualified in MBA. Business Administration (Finance Special) from UK.

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