Advantis 3PL Plus wins dual recognition in Asia for best HR practices

Members of Advantis 3PL Plus team
  • Wins ‘Best in Diversity and Impact Management Award’ at Asian HR Leadership Awards
  • Ranked amongst 100 Best Small & Medium Workplaces in Asia for 2021 by Great Place to Work®

Advantis 3PL Plus, a member of the Hayleys Advantis Group and a leader in Third Party Logistics (3PL), has won the ‘Best in Diversity and Impact Management Award’ at the Asian HR Leadership Awards and was ranked amongst the 100 Best Small-Medium Workplaces in Asia for 2021 by Great Place to Work®.

These prestigious regional accolades recognise Advantis 3PL Plus’ stringent commitment to excellence and innovation in Human Resources Management amongst the very best entities across Asia.

“With these two major wins, we have further cemented our reputation as a vibrant emerging regional leader in 3PL services with exceptional HR practices. We thank our team for their commitment to our collective mission, and to the culture of unity, and diversity that continues to serve as our greatest source of strength,” said Ruwan Waidyaratne, Managing Director of Hayleys Advantis Group.

During the Asian HR Leadership awards ceremony, special mention was made of Advantis 3PL Plus’ inclusive approach to attracting, retaining and nurturing exceptional and diverse talent, as well as enabling a work culture that encourages collaboration, trust and integrity.

Commenting on the recognition, Advantis 3PL Plus Director/CEO, Sheran Abeyesundere stated, “Our core purpose at Advantis is to Inspire, Connect and Enrich. To that end, we have worked to establish an inclusive, equal-opportunity culture that encourages our teams across our operations to showcase their diverse talents, and work in collaboration to achieve our common goals. This winning culture is what enables us to attract and retain the best talent in the industry, and to serve as the trusted leader in 3PL services in Sri Lanka and across Asia”.

At the Asian HR Leadership Awards, Advantis 3PL Plus was benchmarked ahead of its peers as a result of its pioneering, systematic approach to promoting diversity across the organisation. Special emphasis was given to the Company’s outstanding efforts in encouraging and empowering women to grow into leadership roles. The Company ensures that everyone is encouraged to perform and grow, regardless of their race, religion, gender, academic qualifications, or any other differences.

The Company’s ranking amongst global authority Great Place to Work’s 100 Best Small & Medium Workplaces in Asia made it one of just 14 Sri Lankan SME organisations selected from assessments conducted over the past two years. The 200 selected companies from all categories – including Advantis 3PL Plus – were the highest-ranked on the Great Place to Work® Best Workplaces national lists of the respective countries for two consecutive years.

“We strive for world-class excellence in the field of Transportation and Logistics encompassing a competent workforce ensuring work satisfaction in a diversified environment. As a result, our employees have positive experiences at the workplace, which contributes to their personal and professional growth. We are honoured to be recognised for our Diversity, and Impact Management practices and as one of Asia’s Best Workplaces,” said Udaya Kumara, Head of Human Resources and Administration of Advantis 3PL Plus.

Advantis 3PL Plus is a subsidiary of Hayleys Advantis, the transportation and logistics arm of blue-chip, multi-national conglomerate Hayleys PLC. As the 3PL leader in Sri Lanka for close to two decades, Advantis 3PL Plus has been providing its clients, in South and East Asia a full gamut of 3PL services.

The services offered by Advantis 3PL Plus complements the integrated end-to-end logistics service offering of Hayleys Advantis, which includes freight, free zone, warehousing, transportation, distribution, express and last mile delivery solutions.

The strength of this seamless service offering has won Advantis many accolades from clients and industries across the region.