|Harrisons Shipping provides domestic and global logistics solutions to the import and export trade and has the ability to handle all aspects of a customer's logistics needs. Its principal network with Embassy Freight Services, UK, a worldwide freight forwarder with over 100 offices around the world, enables the company to offer its services to a broader spectrum of the market.
Harrisons Shipping is currently embarked on an aggressive drive to expand its services as well as customer base. Its fully-fledged marketing and operations team offers customers an opportunity to outsource their import/export functions allowing them to concentrate on their core business activities.
Embassy Freight Services, UK
Embassy Freight Services, UK : Embassy Freight Services is a company with a global network of offices and companies which together form one of the largest independent forwarding organisations with operations spanning Europe, Asia, the Middle East and South America, USA & Africa.
Harrisons Shipping's clients today include not only the companies in the Capital Maharaja Group, but also many other leading private sector companies in Sri Lanka. To name a few:
- Fonterra Brands Lanka (Pvt) Ltd
- Unilevers Sri Lanka Ltd
- Singer Sri Lanka Ltd
- Shaw Wallace Distributors (Pvt) Ltd
- Ocean Lanka (Pvt) Ltd
The Harrisons Shipping of today has its origins in two companies, Jones Carriers Ltd. and Harrisons Cargo.
Jones Carriers was set up by The Maharaja Organisation in 1973 to handle its ever increasing import and export activities. Harrisons Cargo was a division of Harrisons & Crosfield, a company that the Group assumed management of in 1989. Harrisons Cargo was formed in 1903 and for years was operating the Barber Fernvile Line as a vessel agent in Sri Lanka. In addition it was handling major export volumes of tea, rubber and spices.
|Harrisons Shipping (Pvt) Ltd was formed in 1992 with the merger of the Harrisons Cargo division and Jones Carriers Ltd. As a result, Harrisons Shipping today has a vast and varied experience in all forms of shipping and freight services.
Services offered by the company are:
- Sea Freight Forwarding
- Air Freight Forwarding
- Customs Clearance
- Container Transport
- Temporary Import for Export Processing
- Entrepot Trade
Harrisons Shipping (Pvt) Ltd
330, T B Jayah Mawatha
Phone: (94-11) 4608800
Fax: (94-11) 2695273